Toyota Motor Sales Continues To Outpace The Industry In January

       Toyota Motor Sales Continues To Outpace The Industry In January

Hybrid sales up 45 percent: All-new Avalon and RAV4 post double-digit gains

PR Newswire

TORRANCE, Calif., Feb. 1, 2013

TORRANCE, Calif., Feb. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Toyota Motor Sales (TMS),
U.S.A., Inc., today reported January 2013 sales results of 157,725 units, an
increase of 21.6 percent on a daily selling rate (DSR) basis. Unadjusted for
25 selling days in January 2013 versus 24 in January 2012, TMS sales were up
26.6 percent over the year-ago month. 

Toyota Division posted January total sales of 141,514 units, up 21 percent
year-over-year on a DSR basis. Volume-wise, Toyota Division sales increased
26.1 percent over January 2012.

"The sales pace we saw in the fourth quarter of last year rolled into January,
exceeding our expectations for the industry," said Bill Fay, Toyota Division
group vice president and general manager, Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc.
"Toyota started the year off strong, with total sales up over 26 percent, more
than double the industry average. With the 2013 Avalon and 2013 RAV4 off to a
great start, our focus remains firmly on new products and taking care of our
customers."

Lexus Division reported January total sales of 16,211, up 26.8 percent and
32.1 percent on a DSR and volume basis, respectively.

"With a strong January we're off to a great start in 2013," said Tim Morrison,
Lexus vice president of sales and dealer development. "With great inventories
of our recently launched models and more exciting vehicles new to come, we
expect the momentum to continue."

Other Highlights:

  oScion Division up 38.4 percent
  oTMS Hybrid sales up 45.4 percent on a DSR basis, with sales of 24,232
    units
  oPrius Family best-ever January with sales of 15,772 units, up 36.5 percent
  oCamry sales of 31,897 units, up 12.7 percent
  oCorolla sales of 23,822 units, up 32.4 percent
  oAvalon, bolstered by sales of the all-new 2013 model, posted sales of
    4,840, up 50.4 percent in its first full-month of sales
  oTotal TMS truck sales of 63,852 units, up 25.5 percent
  oRAV4 sales of 11,610 units, up 18.2 percent
  oLexus RX sales of 5,394, up 7.1 percent
  oLexus ES sales of 5,186, up 115.2 percent

*Note: Unless otherwise stated, all figures reflect unadjusted raw sales
volume (compared to year-ago month).

About Toyota
Toyota Motor Sales (TMS), U.S.A., Inc. is the marketing, sales, distribution
and customer service arm of Toyota, Lexus and Scion. Established in 1957, TMS
markets products and services through a network of nearly 1,500 Toyota, Lexus
and Scion dealers which sold more than two million vehicles in 2012. Toyota
directly employs nearly 30,000 people in the U.S. and its investment here is
currently valued at more than $18 billion. For more information about Toyota,
visit www.toyota.com, www.lexus.com, www.scion.com or www.toyotanewsroom.com.

TOYOTA U.S. SALES SUMMARY
January, 2013
                -- CURRENT MONTH --           -- CALENDAR YEAR TO DATE --
                                DSR %  VOL %                   DSR %   VOL %
                2013    2012    CHG    CHG   2013     2012     CHG     CHG
TOTAL TOYOTA    157,725 124,540 21.6   26.6   157,725  124,540  21.6    26.6
TOTAL TOYOTA    141,514 112,266 21.0   26.1   141,514  112,266  21.0    26.1
DIV.
TOTAL LEXUS     16,211  12,274  26.8   32.1   16,211   12,274   26.8    32.1
YARIS           2,897   3,010   -7.6   -3.8   2,897    3,010    -7.6    -3.8
COROLLA         23,822  17,988  27.1   32.4   23,822   17,988   27.1    32.4
PRIUS           15,772  11,555  31.0   36.5   15,772   11,555   31.0    36.5
CAMRY           31,897  28,295  8.2    12.7   31,897   28,295   8.2     12.7
AVALON          4,840   3,219   44.3   50.4   4,840    3,219    44.3    50.4
SCION FR-S      1,443   0       N/A    N/A    1,443    0        N/A     N/A
SCION iQ        295     374     -24.3  -21.1  295      374      -24.3   -21.1
SCION xD        624     652     -8.1   -4.3   624      652      -8.1    -4.3
SCION xB        1,267   1,200   1.4    5.6    1,267    1,200    1.4     5.6
SCION tC        1,264   1,309   -7.3   -3.4   1,264    1,309    -7.3    -3.4
TOTAL SCION     4,893   3,535   32.9   38.4   4,893    3,535    32.9    38.4
TOTAL TOYOTA    84,121  67,602  19.5   24.4   84,121   67,602   19.5    24.4
DIV. CAR
CT              1,001   1,025   -6.2   -2.3   1,001    1,025    -6.2    -2.3
HS              0       152     -100.0 -100.0 0        152      -100.0  -100.0
IS              1,386   1,810   -26.5  -23.4  1,386    1,810    -26.5   -23.4
ES              5,186   2,410   106.6  115.2  5,186    2,410    106.6   115.2
GS              1,099   93      1034.5 1081.7 1,099    93       1034.5  1081.7
LS              1,077   573     80.4   88.0   1,077    573      80.4    88.0
SC              0       2       -100.0 -100.0 0        2        -100.0  -100.0
LFA             3       4       -28.0  -25.0  3        4        -28.0   -25.0
TOTAL LEXUS CAR 9,752   6,069   54.3   60.7   9,752    6,069    54.3    60.7
TOTAL TOYOTA    93,873  73,671  22.3   27.4   93,873   73,671   22.3    27.4
CAR
RAV4            11,610  9,819   13.5   18.2   11,610   9,819    13.5    18.2
FJ CRUISER      1,232   708     67.1   74.0   1,232    708      67.1    74.0
VENZA           3,371   2,460   31.6   37.0   3,371    2,460    31.6    37.0
HIGHLANDER      8,831   6,856   23.7   28.8   8,831    6,856    23.7    28.8
4RUNNER         4,485   2,919   47.5   53.6   4,485    2,919    47.5    53.6
SIENNA          7,781   6,305   18.5   23.4   7,781    6,305    18.5    23.4
SEQUOIA         1,180   1,068   6.1    10.5   1,180    1,068    6.1     10.5
LAND CRUISER    277     119     123.5  132.8  277      119      123.5   132.8
TOTAL TOYOTA    30,986  23,949  24.2   29.4   30,986   23,949   24.2    29.4
DIV. SUV
TACOMA          11,622  8,898   25.4   30.6   11,622   8,898    25.4    30.6
TUNDRA          7,004   5,512   22.0   27.1   7,004    5,512    22.0    27.1
TOTAL TOYOTA    18,626  14,410  24.1   29.3   18,626   14,410   24.1    29.3
DIV. PICKUP
TOTAL TOYOTA    57,393  44,664  23.4   28.5   57,393   44,664   23.4    28.5
DIV. TRUCK
RX              5,394   5,038   2.8    7.1    5,394    5,038    2.8     7.1
GX              733     878     -19.9  -16.5  733      878      -19.9   -16.5
LX              332     289     10.3   14.9   332      289      10.3    14.9
TOTAL LEXUS     6,459   6,205   -0.1   4.1    6,459    6,205    -0.1    4.1
TRUCK
TOTAL TOYOTA    63,852  50,869  20.5   25.5   63,852   50,869   20.5    25.5
TRUCK
SELLING DAYS    25      24                    25       24
DSR = DAILY SELLING RATE
TOYOTA U.S. SALES SUMMARY
January, 2013
                -- CURRENT MONTH --           -- CALENDAR YEAR TO DATE --
                                DSR %  VOL %                   DSR %   VOL %
                2013    2012    CHG    CHG   2013     2012     CHG     CHG
* NORTH AMERICAN BUILT
VEHICLES
COROLLA         23,772  15,610  46.2   52.3   23,772   15,610   46.2    52.3
CAMRY           31,882  28,277  8.2    12.7   31,882   28,277   8.2     12.7
AVALON          4,840   3,219   44.3   50.4   4,840    3,219    44.3    50.4
RAV4            8,758   8,460   -0.6   3.5    8,758    8,460    -0.6    3.5
VENZA           3,371   2,460   31.6   37.0   3,371    2,460    31.6    37.0
HIGHLANDER      8,347   6,451   24.2   29.4   8,347    6,451    24.2    29.4
SIENNA          7,781   6,305   18.5   23.4   7,781    6,305    18.5    23.4
SEQUOIA         1,180   1,068   6.1    10.5   1,180    1,068    6.1     10.5
TACOMA          11,622  8,898   25.4   30.6   11,622   8,898    25.4    30.6
TUNDRA          7,004   5,512   22.0   27.1   7,004    5,512    22.0    27.1
RX              4,237   3,601   13.0   17.7   4,237    3,601    13.0    17.7
TOTAL           112,794 89,861  20.5   25.5   112,794  89,861   20.5    25.5
N.A. VEHICLES % 71.5%   72.2%                 71.5%    72.2%
OF TOTAL
TOYOTA DIV.     23,627  20,496  10.7   15.3   23,627   20,496   10.7    15.3
IMPORT CAR
LEXUS IMPORT    9,752   6,069   54.3   60.7   9,752    6,069    54.3    60.7
CAR
TOYOTA DIV NA   60,494  47,106  23.3   28.4   60,494   47,106   23.3    28.4
BUILT CARS
TOTAL TOYOTA    93,873  73,671  22.3   27.4   93,873   73,671   22.3    27.4
CARS
TOYOTA DIV.     9,330   5,510   62.6   69.3   9,330    5,510    62.6    69.3
IMPORT TRUCK
LEXUS IMPORT    2,222   2,604   -18.1  -14.7  2,222    2,604    -18.1   -14.7
TRUCK
TOYOTA DIV NA   48,063  39,154  17.8   22.8   48,063   39,154   17.8    22.8
BUILT TRUCK
LEXUS NA BUILT  4,237   3,601   13.0   17.7   4,237    3,601    13.0    17.7
TRUCK
TOTAL TOYOTA    63,852  50,869  20.5   25.5   63,852   50,869   20.5    25.5
TRUCK
SELLING DAYS    25      24                    25       24
DSR = DAILY SELLING RATE
                --CURRENT MONTH--             --CALENDAR YEAR TO DATE--
                2013    2012    DSR %        2013     2012     DSR %
Toyota Prius    9,685   8,500   9.4%          9,685    8,500    9.4%
Sedan
Toyota Prius V  2,522   3,055   -20.7%        2,522    3,055    -20.7%
(only)
Toyota Prius C  2,691   0       NA            2,691    0        NA
(only)
Toyota Prius    874     0       NA            874      0        NA
Phv (only)

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

Website: http://www.toyota.com/
Website: http://www.lexus.com/
Website: http://www.scion.com/
Contact: Toyota Media Relations, Carly Schaffner, +1-310-468-6976, or Toni
Honsowetz, +1-310-468-1745; or Lexus Public Relations, Michael Kroll,
+1-310-468-4782, or Nancy Hubbell, +1-310-468-7633
 
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