Toyota Motor Sales Reports Steady Sales In April 2013

            Toyota Motor Sales Reports Steady Sales In April 2013

Avalon posts triple digit gains and RAV4 records best-ever April sales; Truck
sales up 5.7 percent

PR Newswire

TORRANCE, Calif., May 1, 2013

TORRANCE, Calif., May 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Toyota Motor Sales (TMS),
U.S.A., Inc., today reported April 2013 sales results of 176,160 units, a
decrease of 5 percent on a daily selling rate (DSR) basis compared to the same
period last year. Unadjusted for 25 selling days in April 2013 versus 24 in
April 2012, TMS sales were down 1.1 percent over the year-ago month. 

Toyota Division posted April total sales of 158,069 units, down 5.4 percent
year-over-year on a DSR basis. Volume-wise, Toyota Division sales decreased
1.5 percent over April 2012.

"From an industry standpoint, continued retail sales growth indicates the
underlying strength of the market, which is a great sign for the months ahead,
especially with new products, low interest rates and plenty of pent up
demand," said Bill Fay, group vice president and general manager of Toyota
Division. "Toyota's two newest models – Avalon and RAV4 – continued to
attract customers with double digit gains in April."

Lexus reported April total sales of 18,091 units, down 1.0 percent on a DSR
basis and up 3.1 percent by raw volume compared to the same period last year.

"With strong sales of our recently introduced LS and ES sedans, Lexus' April
sales were 3 percent higher than last year's," said Jeff Bracken, Lexus group
vice president and general manager. "We also celebrated Earth Month by selling
3,145 of our five luxury hybrid models, which accounted for 17 percent of our
monthly sales. Lexus now sells two out of every three luxury hybrids, making
Lexus the clear luxury hybrid leader."

Other Highlights:

  oTMS retail sales up 4.3 percent
  oToyota Division is No. 1 retail brand for the second consecutive month
  oAll-new Avalon up 119.4 percent for best April since 2007
  oCamry sales top 30,000 units for the fifth consecutive month
  oToyota Division truck sales of nearly 70,000 units, up 11.6 percent
  oAll-new RAV4 posted best-ever April sales of 18,541 units, up 22 percent
  oTacoma continued to lead its segment with sales of 12,971 units, up 19
    percent
  oTundra sales of 8,276 units, up 14.6 percent
  oSienna sales of 9,948 units, up 5.3 percent
  oPrius family remains hybrid volume leader with sales of 19,889 units

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

About Toyota
Toyota (NYSE:TM) established operations in the United States in 1957 and
currently operates 10 manufacturing plants. There are more than 1,500 Toyota,
Lexus and Scion dealerships in the United States, which sold more than 2
million vehicles in 2012. Toyota directly employs over 31,000 in the United
States and its investment here is currently valued at more than $19.5 billion,
including sales and manufacturing operations, research and development,
financial services and design. Toyota's annual purchasing of parts, materials,
goods and services from U.S. suppliers totals over $27.5 billion. For more
information about Toyota, visit www.toyota.com, www.toyotanewsroom.com or
www.toyotainaction.com.

TOYOTA U.S. SALES SUMMARY
April, 2013
                 -- CURRENT MONTH --           -- CALENDAR YEAR TO DATE
                                               --
                                 DSR %  VOL %                   DSR %  VOL %
                 2013    2012    CHG    CHG   2013     2012     CHG    CHG
TOTAL TOYOTA     176,160 178,044 -5.0   -1.1   705,604  665,328  6.1    6.1
TOTAL TOYOTA     158,069 160,493 -5.4   -1.5   630,773  598,681  5.4    5.4
DIV.
TOTAL LEXUS      18,091  17,551  -1.0   3.1    74,831   66,647   12.3   12.3
YARIS            2,066   4,274   -53.6  -51.7  9,401    14,443   -34.9  -34.9
COROLLA          24,273  24,804  -6.1   -2.1   104,517  93,232   12.1   12.1
PRIUS            19,889  25,168  -24.1  -21.0  75,613   86,027   -12.1  -12.1
CAMRY            31,710  36,820  -17.3  -13.9  132,540  142,225  -6.8   -6.8
AVALON           6,321   2,881   110.6  119.4  23,846   12,924   84.5   84.5
SCION FR-S       1,629   0       N/A    N/A    6,269    0        N/A    N/A
SCION iQ         384     962     -61.7  -60.1  1,393    3,485    -60.0  -60.0
SCION xD         705     916     -26.1  -23.0  2,737    3,466    -21.0  -21.0
SCION xB         1,578   1,617   -6.3   -2.4   6,135    6,482    -5.4   -5.4
SCION tC         1,401   2,008   -33.0  -30.2  5,540    7,241    -23.5  -23.5
TOTAL SCION      5,697   5,503   -0.6   3.5    22,074   20,674   6.8    6.8
TOTAL TOYOTA     89,956  99,450  -13.2  -9.5   367,991  369,525  -0.4   -0.4
DIV. CAR
CT               1,171   1,620   -30.6  -27.7  4,416    6,510    -32.2  -32.2
HS               0       28      -100.0 -100.0 2        591      -99.7  -99.7
IS               1,797   2,344   -26.4  -23.3  6,970    8,966    -22.3  -22.3
ES               5,122   3,000   63.9   70.7   21,923   11,548   89.8   89.8
GS               1,236   2,006   -40.8  -38.4  5,325    7,054    -24.5  -24.5
LS               700     438     53.4   59.8   3,560    2,101    69.4   69.4
SC               0       0       N/A    N/A    0        2        -100.0 -100.0
LFA              6       5       15.2   20.0   15       19       -21.1  -21.1
TOTAL LEXUS CAR  10,032  9,441   2.0    6.3    42,211   36,791   14.7   14.7
TOTAL TOYOTA CAR 99,988  108,891 -11.8  -8.2   410,202  406,316  1.0    1.0
RAV4             18,541  15,196  17.1   22.0   59,954   55,061   8.9    8.9
FJ CRUISER       262     994     -74.7  -73.6  3,613    4,073    -11.3  -11.3
VENZA            3,297   3,051   3.7    8.1    14,378   11,685   23.0   23.0
HIGHLANDER       9,793   9,352   0.5    4.7    39,321   35,408   11.1   11.1
4RUNNER          3,846   3,783   -2.4   1.7    16,919   13,837   22.3   22.3
SIENNA           9,948   9,451   1.0    5.3    39,000   33,651   15.9   15.9
SEQUOIA          962     882     4.7    9.1    4,346    4,113    5.7    5.7
LAND CRUISER     217     214     -2.7   1.4    957      655      46.1   46.1
TOTAL TOYOTA     36,918  33,472  5.9    10.3   139,488  124,832  11.7   11.7
DIV. SUV
TACOMA           12,971  10,901  14.2   19.0   52,438   43,020   21.9   21.9
TUNDRA           8,276   7,219   10.1   14.6   31,856   27,653   15.2   15.2
TOTAL TOYOTA     21,247  18,120  12.6   17.3   84,294   70,673   19.3   19.3
DIV. PICKUP
TOTAL TOYOTA     68,113  61,043  7.1    11.6   262,782  229,156  14.7   14.7
DIV. TRUCK
RX               7,053   6,842   -1.0   3.1    28,457   24,729   15.1   15.1
GX               655     751     -16.3  -12.8  2,786    3,272    -14.9  -14.9
LX               351     517     -34.8  -32.1  1,377    1,855    -25.8  -25.8
TOTAL LEXUS      8,059   8,110   -4.6   -0.6   32,620   29,856   9.3    9.3
TRUCK
TOTAL TOYOTA     76,172  69,153  5.7    10.1   295,402  259,012  14.0   14.0
TRUCK
SELLING DAYS     25      24                    101      101
DSR = DAILY
SELLING RATE
TOYOTA U.S. SALES SUMMARY
April, 2013
                 -- CURRENT MONTH --           -- CALENDAR YEAR TO DATE
                                               --
                                 DSR %  VOL %                   DSR %  VOL %
                 2013    2012    CHG    CHG   2013     2012     CHG    CHG
* NORTH AMERICAN BUILT
VEHICLES
COROLLA          24,236  23,614  -1.5   2.6    104,324  83,919   24.3   24.3
CAMRY            31,701  36,809  -17.3  -13.9  132,488  142,155  -6.8   -6.8
AVALON           6,321   2,881   110.6  119.4  23,846   12,924   84.5   84.5
RAV4             13,471  11,996  7.8    12.3   40,361   46,288   -12.8  -12.8
VENZA            3,297   3,051   3.7    8.1    14,378   11,685   23.0   23.0
HIGHLANDER       9,262   8,768   1.4    5.6    37,318   33,260   12.2   12.2
SIENNA           9,948   9,451   1.0    5.3    39,000   33,651   15.9   15.9
SEQUOIA          962     882     4.7    9.1    4,346    4,113    5.7    5.7
TACOMA           12,971  10,901  14.2   19.0   52,438   43,020   21.9   21.9
TUNDRA           8,276   7,219   10.1   14.6   31,856   27,653   15.2   15.2
RX               6,225   5,662   5.5    9.9    24,296   19,668   23.5   23.5
TOTAL            126,670 121,234 0.3    4.5    504,651  458,336  10.1   10.1
N.A. VEHICLES %  71.9%   68.1%                 71.5%    68.9%
OF TOTAL
TOYOTA DIV.      27,698  36,146  -26.4  -23.4  107,333  130,527  -17.8  -17.8
IMPORT CAR
LEXUS IMPORT CAR 10,032  9,441   2.0    6.3    42,211   36,791   14.7   14.7
TOYOTA DIV NA    62,258  63,304  -5.6   -1.7   260,658  238,998  9.1    9.1
BUILT CARS
TOTAL TOYOTA     99,988  108,891 -11.8  -8.2   410,202  406,316  1.0    1.0
CARS
TOYOTA DIV.      9,926   8,775   8.6    13.1   43,085   29,486   46.1   46.1
IMPORT TRUCK
LEXUS IMPORT     1,834   2,448   -28.1  -25.1  8,324    10,188   -18.3  -18.3
TRUCK
TOYOTA DIV NA    58,187  52,268  6.9    11.3   219,697  199,670  10.0   10.0
BUILT TRUCK
LEXUS NA BUILT   6,225   5,662   5.5    9.9    24,296   19,668   23.5   23.5
TRUCK
TOTAL TOYOTA     76,172  69,153  5.7    10.1   295,402  259,012  14.0   14.0
TRUCK
SELLING DAYS     25      24                    101      101
DSR = DAILY
SELLING RATE
                 --CURRENT MONTH--             --CALENDAR YEAR TO DATE--
Memo:            2013    2012    DSR %         2013     2012     DSR %
Toyota Prius     12,432  15,661  -23.8%        47,413   58,638   -19.1%
Sedan
Toyota Prius V   3,372   3,847   -15.9%        11,897   15,922   -25.3%
(only)
Toyota Prius C   3,486   4,006   -16.5%        13,351   8,901    50.0%
(only)
Toyota Prius Phv 599     1,654   -65.2%        2,952    2,566    15.0%
(only)



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