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April 2008 Sales: Toyota Motor Sales USA

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Toyota Reports April Sales
TORRANCE, Calif., May 1 /PRNewswire/
Link to Press Release


TORRANCE, Calif., May 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Toyota Motor Sales (TMS),
U.S.A., Inc., today reported April sales of 217,700 vehicles, a decrease of
4.5 percent from last April.

"Smaller vehicles are going over big," said TMS President Jim Lentz.
"With oil prices at record levels, compact cars and hybrids continue to
lead the way."

The Toyota Division posted April sales of 194,350, a decrease of 2.7
percent from last April. The Lexus Division reported April sales of 23,350
units, a decrease of 17.1 percent from the year-ago month.

Toyota Division

Toyota Division passenger cars recorded April sales of 121,097 units,
up 7.2 percent over the same period last year. Passenger-car sales were led
by Camry, which posted April sales of 40,016 units. Camry Hybrid reported
sales of 6,678 units in April, up 40 percent over April 2007. The Prius
hybrid gas-electric mid-size sedan posted best-ever April sales of 21,757
units, an increase of 53.8 percent over last April. Yaris reported
best-ever April sales of 11,434 units, up 45.9 percent over the year-ago
month.

Toyota Division light truck sales were down 15.7 percent, with April
sales of 73,253 units. Light truck sales were led by the Tacoma mid-size
pickup, reporting April sales of 15,587 units. The Tundra full-size pickup
posted April sales of 13,350 units. Highlander and Highlander Hybrid posted
combined sales of 10,008 units in April. The Highlander Hybrid gas-electric
mid-size SUV reported April sales of 2,578 units. Sequoia posted sales of
2,675 units for the month, up 24 percent over the same period last year.

Scion posted April sales of 11,260 units, up 41.5 percent versus the
year ago month. The xB urban utility vehicle led the way with April sales
of 4,220 units, an increase of 232.1 percent over last April. The tC sports
coupe, in its fourth model year, posted April sales of 4,119 units. The xD
reported all-time best-ever sales of 2,913.

Lexus Division

Lexus passenger cars reported April sales of 13,766 units, a decrease
of 22.1 percent from April 2007. Passenger-car sales were led by the ES
entry luxury sedan with April sales of 5,439 units. The IS entry luxury
sport sedan reported combined sales of 4,550 units. The LS flagship luxury
sedan reported combined sales of 1,992 units. Sales of the GS luxury sport
sedan reported combined April sales of 1,568 units.

Lexus Division light trucks reported April sales totaling 9,584 units,
down 8.6 percent from the year-ago month. The all-new LX 570 enjoyed sales
of 799 units, an increase of 207.3 percent. The RX luxury utility vehicle
posted combined April sales of 7,160 units. The RX 400h hybrid luxury
utility vehicle reported sales of 1,624 units for the month, up eight
percent over the year ago month.

TMS Hybrids

TMS calendar-year-to-date hybrid sales totaled 101,334 units. TMS
posted April sales of 32,841 hybrid vehicles, an increase of 42 percent
from last April. Toyota Division posted sales of 31,013 hybrids while Lexus
Division posted sales of 1,828 hybrids.

There were 26 selling days this month, as compared to 24 selling days
last April.


Public Web sites:
http://www.toyota.com
http://www.lexus.com
http://www.scion.com



TOYOTA RETAIL SALES
(INCLUDES FLEET & HAWAII)
April, 2008

-- CURRENT MONTH --  -- CALENDAR YEAR TO DATE --
                                               DSR %                     DSR %
                               2008     2007    CHG     2008     2007     CHG

    YARIS                     11,434    7,232   45.9   41,811   26,418   56.7
    COROLLA                   32,435   32,289   -7.3   99,482  120,484  -18.2
    CAMRY                     40,016   37,911   -2.6  147,018  143,774    1.3
    AVALON                     4,195    5,791  -33.1   17,004   25,426  -33.8
    PRIUS                     21,757   13,056   53.8   64,664   52,738   21.4
    SCION xA                       8    1,454  -99.5       31    6,799  -99.5
    SCION xB                   4,220    1,173  232.1   15,890    9,673   62.7
    SCION tC                   4,119    5,333  -28.7   14,409   20,426  -30.1
    SCION xD                   2,913        0       -   8,816        0       -
    TOTAL TOYOTA DIV. PASS.
     CAR                     121,097  104,239    7.2  409,126  405,740   -0.2
    ES                         5,439    6,544  -23.3   20,599   24,594  -17.1
    LS                         1,992    3,182  -42.2    7,914   11,745  -33.3
    SC                           217      341  -41.3      860    1,295  -34.2
    GS                         1,568    1,887  -23.3    6,138    7,104  -14.4
    IS                         4,550    4,363   -3.7   16,516   16,772   -2.5
    TOTAL LEXUS PASS. CAR     13,766   16,317  -22.1   52,027   61,510  -16.2
    TOTAL TOYOTA PASS. CAR   134,863  120,556    3.3  461,153  467,250   -2.3
    SIENNA                    11,215   12,773  -19.0   45,514   47,732   -5.6
    RAV4                      12,773   14,495  -18.7   47,002   55,900  -16.7
    FJ CRUISER                 2,682    4,587  -46.0   12,557   20,632  -39.7
    4RUNNER                    4,490    7,093  -41.6   19,996   31,030  -36.2
    HIGHLANDER                10,008   10,122   -8.7   43,676   41,505    4.2
    LAND CRUISER                 473      191  128.6    1,690      873   91.7
    SEQUOIA                    2,675    1,991   24.0   10,525    8,929   16.7
    TOTAL SUV                 33,101   38,479  -20.6  135,446  158,869  -15.6
    4X2 TACOMA                 8,648    8,813   -9.4   31,751   35,840  -12.3
    4X4 TACOMA                 6,939    5,958    7.5   23,612   25,259   -7.4
    TOTAL TACOMA              15,587   14,771   -2.6   55,363   61,099  -10.3
    TUNDRA                    13,350   14,200  -13.2   54,134   43,386   23.5
    TOTAL PICKUP              28,937   28,971   -7.8  109,497  104,485    3.8
    TOTAL TOYOTA DIV. LT
     TRUCK                    73,253   80,223  -15.7  290,457  311,086   -7.5
    LX                           799      240  207.3    2,720    1,066  152.7
    GX                         1,625    1,577   -4.9    6,510    6,816   -5.4
    RX                         7,160    7,861  -15.9   28,608   30,094   -5.9
    TOTAL LEXUS LIGHT TRUCK    9,584    9,678   -8.6   37,838   37,976   -1.3
    TOTAL TOYOTA LIGHT TRUCK  82,837   89,901  -14.9  328,295  349,062   -6.9
    TOTAL TOYOTA DIV.        194,350  184,462   -2.7  699,583  716,826   -3.4
    TOTAL LEXUS               23,350   25,995  -17.1   89,865   99,486  -10.6
    TOTAL TOYOTA             217,700  210,457   -4.5  789,448  816,312   -4.2
    MEMO:
    DOM. COROLLA              26,749   28,352  -12.9   89,507  106,896  -17.1
    DOM. CAMRY                39,224   33,538    8.0  143,198  115,792   22.5
    DOM. PICKUP               28,937   28,971   -7.8  109,497  104,485    3.8
    DOM. RX                    5,145    6,044  -21.4   20,012   21,273   -6.8

    SELLING DAYS                  26       24             102      101



    TOYOTA DIV. IMPORT CAR    50,929   36,558   28.6  159,417  157,626    0.1
    LEXUS IMPORT CAR          13,766   16,317  -22.1   52,027   61,510  -16.2
    TOYOTA DIV NA BUILT CARS  70,168   67,681   -4.3  249,709  248,114   -0.3
    TOTAL TOYOTA CARS        134,863  120,556    3.3  461,153  467,250   -2.3

    TOYOTA DIV. IMPORT LT
     TRUCK                    30,426   36,488  -23.0  124,921  149,940  -17.5
    LEXUS IMPORT LT TRUCK      4,439    3,634   12.8   17,826   16,703    5.7
    TOYOTA DIV NA BUILT LT
     TRUCK                    42,827   43,735   -9.6  165,536  161,146    1.7
    LEXUS NA BUILT LT TRUCK    5,145    6,044  -21.4   20,012   21,273   -6.8
    TOTAL TOYOTA LT TRUCK     82,837   89,901  -14.9  328,295  349,062   -6.9

    SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES    40,003   43,570  -15.2  160,727  176,213   -9.7
       Memo: Lexus Sport
        Utility                9,584    9,678   -8.6   37,838   37,976   -1.3

    SMALL VANS                11,215   12,773  -19.0   45,514   47,732   -5.6
    PICKUPS                   28,937   28,971   -7.8  109,497  104,485    3.8

    * NORTH AMERICAN BUILT
     VEHICLES
    COROLLA                   26,749   28,352  -12.9   89,507  106,896  -17.1
    CAMRY                     39,224   33,538    8.0  143,198  115,792   22.5
    AVALON                     4,195    5,791  -33.1   17,004   25,426  -33.8
    SIENNA                    11,215   12,773  -19.0   45,514   47,732   -5.6
    PICKUP                    28,937   28,971   -7.8  109,497  104,485    3.8
    SEQUOIA                    2,675    1,991   24.0   10,525    8,929   16.7
    RX                         5,145    6,044  -21.4   20,012   21,273   -6.8
    TOTAL                    118,140  117,460   -7.2  435,257  430,533    0.1
    N.A. VEHICLES % OF TOTAL   54.3%    55.8%           55.1%    52.7%

    SELLING DAYS                  26       24             102      101
    DSR = DAILY SELLING RATE

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As the Yaris, Prius, and xB increase, so do the Land Cruiser/LX and Sequoia.

Green indeed...

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GM cannot get the Volt out soon enough. 21k Prius sales? Camry + Prius is over 60k, that's 720k/year, more than Silverado...

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