Toyota Motor Sales Outpaces Industry With 17.2 Percent November Sales Increase

Toyota Motor Sales Outpaces Industry With 17.2 Percent November Sales Increase

Best-ever RAV4 November, strong Camry and Corolla sales among highlights

PR Newswire

TORRANCE, Calif., Dec. 3, 2012

TORRANCE, Calif., Dec. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --Toyota Motor Sales (TMS),
U.S.A., Inc., today reported November2012 sales results of 161,695 units, an
increase of 17.2 percent compared to the same period last year on both a daily
selling rate (DSR) and a raw volume basis.

The Toyota Division posted November total sales of 138,976 units, an increase
of 17.3 percent on a DSR basis from November 2011.

"Replacement of vehicles damaged or destroyed by Hurricane Sandy is partially
responsible for strong sales," said Bill Fay, Toyota group vice president and
general manager. "However, pent up demand, record low finance rates and
exciting new products are also driving demand. Approximately 40 percent of
the vehicles we sell this year will be all-new or significantly updated
models."

The Lexus Division recorded November sales of 22,719 units, up 16.8 percent
over November 2011 on both a daily selling rate (DSR) and a raw volume basis.

"With nine new or redesigned models available for customers, Lexus posted its
best November sales in five years," said Tim Morrison, Lexus vice president of
sales. "Our momentum is extremely strong, and we will close out 2012 with a
December to Remember."

Toyota Division
Toyota Division passenger cars recorded combined monthly sales of 76,993
units, up 16.5 percent over November 2011. Camry and Camry Hybrid led car
sales with combined sales of 28,765 units. Corolla reported its best November
ever with sales of 22,616 units, increasing 40.3 percent. The Prius Family
increased 8.5 percent with November sales of 16,505 units.

Toyota Division light trucks recorded November sales of 61,983 units, an
increase of 18.3 percent compared to the same month last year. The Tacoma
mid-size pickup truck and RAV4 compact SUV led truck sales with monthly sales
of 12,272 and 12,423 units, respectively.Tundra full-size pickup reported
sales of 8,309 units, up 31.6 percent over the previous November.
Highlander, 4Runner and Sienna also all posted double-digit gains over last
November.

Scion benefited from the return of younger buyers to the marketplace along
with new products, posting November sales of 5,606 units, up 57.8 percent over
November 2011. Sales of the recently introduced FR-S remain strong at 1,350
units.

Lexus Division
Lexus reported passenger car sales of 12,460 units, up 18.2 percent over
November 2011. The ES 350 entry luxury sedan and the first-ever ES Hybrid led
Lexus passenger car sales with combined sales of 6,066 units, increasing 28.2
percent year-over-year. The GS midsize luxury sedan posted sales of 1,826
units, up 786.4 percent

Lexus luxury utility vehicles recorded sales of 10,259 units, up 15 percent
over November 2011. The RX and RX Hybrid luxury utility vehicle led sales
with combined November sales of 8,871 units, up 17.0 percent over last year.

TMS Hybrids
TMS posted November hybrid vehicle sales of 24,682 an increase of 28.7 percent
compared to the same period last year. Toyota Division posted November sales
of 20,958 hybrids, while Lexus Division reported sales of 3,724 hybrids for
the month.



TOYOTA U.S. SALES SUMMARY
November, 2012
                 -- CURRENT MONTH --          -- CALENDAR YEAR TO DATE --
                                 DSR % VOL %                     DSR % VOL %
                 2012    2011    CHG   CHG   2012      2011      CHG   CHG
TOTAL TOYOTA     161,695 137,960 17.2  17.2   1,888,361 1,466,530 28.3  28.8
TOTAL TOYOTA     138,976 118,502 17.3  17.3   1,674,802 1,293,333 29.0  29.5
DIV.
TOTAL LEXUS      22,719  19,458  16.8  16.8   213,559   173,197   22.9  23.3
YARIS            2,194   5,604   -60.8 -60.8  28,591    28,190    1.1   1.4
COROLLA          22,616  16,115  40.3  40.3   266,268   219,250   21.0  21.4
PRIUS            16,505  15,208  8.5   8.5    216,619   119,459   80.7  81.3
CAMRY            28,765  23,440  22.7  22.7   373,479   275,004   35.3  35.8
AVALON           1,307   2,188   -40.3 -40.3  24,385    25,695    -5.4  -5.1
SCION FR-S       1,350   0       N/A   N/A    9,922     0         N/A   N/A
SCION iQ         623     0       N/A   N/A    8,303     0         N/A   N/A
SCION xD         799     773     3.4   3.4    10,079    8,693     15.5  15.9
SCION xB         1,341   1,202   11.6  11.6   18,396    15,573    17.7  18.1
SCION tC         1,493   1,578   -5.4  -5.4   21,283    20,846    1.7   2.1
TOTAL SCION      5,606   3,553   57.8  57.8   67,983    45,112    50.2  50.7
TOTAL TOYOTA     76,993  66,108  16.5  16.5   977,325   712,711   36.6  37.1
DIV. CAR
CT               1,264   1,759   -28.1 -28.1  16,075    12,122    32.1  32.6
HS               3       207     -98.6 -98.6  647       2,590     -75.1 -75.0
IS               1,988   2,676   -25.7 -25.7  25,211    26,040    -3.5  -3.2
ES               6,066   4,731   28.2  28.2   48,171    35,991    33.4  33.8
GS               1,826   206     786.4 786.4  19,364    3,552     443.2 445.2
LS               1,309   954     37.2  37.2   7,059     8,512     -17.4 -17.1
SC               0       0       N/A   N/A    2         18        -88.9 -88.9
LFA              4       4       0.0   0.0    40        52        -23.4 -23.1
TOTAL LEXUS CAR  12,460  10,537  18.2  18.2   116,569   88,877    30.7  31.2
TOTAL TOYOTA CAR 89,453  76,645  16.7  16.7   1,093,894 801,588   36.0  36.5
RAV4             12,423  11,330  9.6   9.6    157,526   118,130   32.9  33.3
FJ CRUISER       1,164   989     17.7  17.7   12,145    12,441    -2.7  -2.4
VENZA            3,660   2,610   40.2  40.2   38,672    35,767    7.7   8.1
HIGHLANDER       9,474   8,369   13.2  13.2   108,864   89,475    21.2  21.7
4RUNNER          4,218   3,696   14.1  14.1   43,531    39,916    8.7   9.1
SIENNA           8,854   7,910   11.9  11.9   103,840   99,865    3.6   4.0
SEQUOIA          1,363   1,304   4.5   4.5    11,618    11,100    4.3   4.7
LAND CRUISER     246     134     83.6  83.6   2,579     1,497     71.7  72.3
TOTAL TOYOTA     32,548  28,432  14.5  14.5   374,935   308,326   21.2  21.6
DIV. SUV
TACOMA           12,272  9,739   26.0  26.0   127,335   98,565    28.7  29.2
TUNDRA           8,309   6,313   31.6  31.6   91,367    73,866    23.3  23.7
TOTAL TOYOTA     20,581  16,052  28.2  28.2   218,702   172,431   26.4  26.8
DIV. PICKUP
TOTAL TOYOTA     61,983  52,394  18.3  18.3   697,477   580,622   19.7  20.1
DIV. TRUCK
RX               8,871   7,580   17.0  17.0   82,847    71,087    16.1  16.5
GX               1,003   1,076   -6.8  -6.8   9,632     10,390    -7.6  -7.3
LX               385     265     45.3  45.3   4,511     2,843     58.1  58.7
TOTAL LEXUS      10,259  8,921   15.0  15.0   96,990    84,320    14.6  15.0
TRUCK
TOTAL TOYOTA     72,242  61,315  17.8  17.8   794,467   664,942   19.1  19.5
TRUCK
SELLING DAYS     25      25                   281       280
DSR = DAILY SELLING RATE
TOYOTA U.S. SALES SUMMARY
November, 2012
                 -- CURRENT MONTH --          -- CALENDAR YEAR TO DATE --
                                 DSR % VOL %                     DSR % VOL %
                 2012    2011    CHG   CHG   2012      2011      CHG   CHG
* NORTH AMERICAN BUILT
VEHICLES
COROLLA          22,574  13,061  72.8  72.8   254,406   158,230   60.2  60.8
CAMRY            28,753  23,438  22.7  22.7   373,306   273,949   35.8  36.3
AVALON           1,307   2,188   -40.3 -40.3  24,385    25,695    -5.4  -5.1
RAV4             11,532  10,415  10.7  10.7   134,375   97,965    36.7  37.2
VENZA            3,660   2,610   40.2  40.2   38,672    35,767    7.7   8.1
HIGHLANDER       8,957   8,014   11.8  11.8   103,159   84,726    21.3  21.8
SIENNA           8,854   7,910   11.9  11.9   103,840   99,865    3.6   4.0
SEQUOIA          1,363   1,304   4.5   4.5    11,618    11,100    4.3   4.7
TACOMA           12,272  9,739   26.0  26.0   127,335   98,565    28.7  29.2
TUNDRA           8,309   6,313   31.6  31.6   91,367    73,866    23.3  23.7
RX               7,467   6,023   24.0  24.0   65,678    56,373    16.1  16.5
TOTAL            115,048 91,015  26.4  26.4   1,328,141 1,016,101 30.2  30.7
N.A. VEHICLES %  71.2%   66.0%                70.3%     69.3%
OF TOTAL
TOYOTA DIV.      24,359  27,421  -11.2 -11.2  325,228   254,837   27.2  27.6
IMPORT CAR
LEXUS IMPORT CAR 12,460  10,537  18.2  18.2   116,569   88,877    30.7  31.2
TOYOTA DIV NA    52,634  38,687  36.1  36.1   652,097   457,874   41.9  42.4
BUILT CARS
TOTAL TOYOTA     89,453  76,645  16.7  16.7   1,093,894 801,588   36.0  36.5
CARS
TOYOTA DIV.      7,036   6,089   15.6  15.6   87,111    78,768    10.2  10.6
IMPORT TRUCK
LEXUS IMPORT     2,792   2,898   -3.7  -3.7   31,312    27,947    11.6  12.0
TRUCK
TOYOTA DIV NA    54,947  46,305  18.7  18.7   610,366   501,854   21.2  21.6
BUILT TRUCK
LEXUS NA BUILT   7,467   6,023   24.0  24.0   65,678    56,373    16.1  16.5
TRUCK
TOTAL TOYOTA     72,242  61,315  17.8  17.8   794,467   664,942   19.1  19.5
TRUCK
SELLING DAYS     25      25                   281       280
DSR = DAILY SELLING RATE

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SOURCE Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc.

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