Sign in to follow this  
William Maley

January 2017: Toyota Motor North America

1 post in this topic

William Maley    410

Toyota Motor North America Reports January 2017 Sales

  • Toyota division posts best-ever January in RAV4, Highlander
  • TCUV posted 17th consecutive month of best-ever monthly sales
  • L/Certified by Lexus achieves best-ever January sales

Plano, Texas (February 1, 2017) – Toyota Motor North America (TMNA), Inc., today reported its U.S. January 2017 sales of 143,048 vehicles, a decrease of 11.3 percent from January 2016 on a volume basis. With the same number of selling days in January 2017 compared to January 2016, sales were down 11.3 percent on a daily selling rate (DSR) basis. 
 
Toyota division posted January sales of 127,476 units, down 9.2 percent on a volume basis and DSR basis.
 
“Coming off a record December and year in 2016, the industry in January took a bit of a pause with volume down slightly vs. a year ago,” said Bill Fay, group vice president and general manager of the Toyota division.  “Much improved Light Truck availability helped RAV4 and Highlander begin the year with record January sales.”
 
Lexus posted January sales of 15,572 vehicles, down 25.6 percent on a volume basis and DSR basis.
 
“January proved to be a challenging month driven by limited LUV availability and the strength of our December results,” said Jeff Bracken, group vice president and general manager of the Lexus division. “Our outstanding December of nearly 41,000 resulted in a low days’ supply for our core models, especially in metro markets. We are continuing to replenish dealer inventories and expect healthy levels in February. Our dealers did achieve a best-ever January in L/Certified sales with more than 7,900 sales.”
 
January 2017 Highlights  

  • Camry posts January sales of 20,313 units
  • Toyota division SUV up 8 percent in January
  • Highlander posts best-ever January, up 12.4 percent
  • RAV4 posts best-ever January with sales of 22,155 units, up 2.8 percent
  • 4Runner sales were up 16 percent
  • TCUV had a best-ever January and 17 consecutive months of  best-ever monthly sales
  • RX posts sales of 5,520
  • L/Certified by Lexus posts best-ever January sales of 7,901, up 9.2 percent from January 2016

 *Note:  Unless otherwise stated, all figures reflect unadjusted raw sales volume

TOYOTA  U.S. SALES SUMMARY

JANUARY 2017

 

-- CURRENT MONTH --

-- CALENDAR YEAR TO DATE --     

                 
 

2017

2016

DSR %

VOL %

2017

2016

DSR %

VOL %

TOTAL TOYOTA

143,048

161,283

-11.3

-11.3

143,048

161,283

-11.3

-11.3

TOTAL TOYOTA DIV

127,476

140,350

-9.2

-9.2

127,476

140,350

-9.2

-9.2

TOTAL LEXUS

15,572

20,933

-25.6

-25.6

15,572

20,933

-25.6

-25.6

                 

YARIS IA (INCL SCI IA)

1,951

1,840

6

6

1,951

1,840

6

6

YARIS LIFTBACK

1330

548

142.7

142.7

1,330

548

142.7

142.7

TOTAL YARIS

3,281

2,388

37.4

37.4

3,281

2,388

37.4

37.4

iQ

0

2

-100

-100

0

2

-100

-100

xD

0

3

-100

-100

0

3

-100

-100

xB

0

782

-100

-100

0

782

-100

-100

tC

72

715

-89.9

-89.9

72

715

-89.9

-89.9

COROLLA IM (INCL SCI IM)

1,460

1,250

16.8

16.8

1,460

1,250

16.8

16.8

COROLLA SEDAN

20,107

22,362

-10.1

-10.1

20,107

22,362

-10.1

-10.1

TOTAL COROLLA

21,567

23,612

-8.7

-8.7

21,567

23,612

-8.7

-8.7

86 (INCL FR-S)

474

507

-6.5

-6.5

474

507

-6.5

-6.5

MIRAI

83

26

219.2

219.2

83

26

219.2

219.2

AVALON

2,503

3,597

-30.4

-30.4

2,503

3,597

-30.4

-30.4

PRIUS

7,829

9,311

-15.9

-15.9

7,829

9,311

-15.9

-15.9

CAMRY

20,313

26,848

-24.3

-24.3

20,313

26,848

-24.3

-24.3

TOTAL TOYOTA DIV. CAR

56,122

67,791

-17.2

-17.2

56,122

67,791

-17.2

-17.2

                 

CT

393

622

-36.8

-36.8

393

622

-36.8

-36.8

IS

1,423

2,178

-34.7

-34.7

1,423

2,178

-34.7

-34.7

RC

447

755

-40.8

-40.8

447

755

-40.8

-40.8

ES

2,171

3,400

-36.1

-36.1

2,171

3,400

-36.1

-36.1

GS

422

1,298

-67.5

-67.5

422

1,298

-67.5

-67.5

LS

280

397

-29.5

-29.5

280

397

-29.5

-29.5

LFA

0

1

-100

-100

0

1

-100

-100

TOTAL LEXUS CAR

5,136

8,651

-40.6

-40.6

5,136

8,651

-40.6

-40.6

TOTAL TOYOTA CAR

61,258

76,442

-19.9

-19.9

61,258

76,442

-19.9

-19.9

                 

SIENNA

7,285

10,992

-33.7

-33.7

7,285

10,992

-33.7

-33.7

RAV4

22,155

21,554

2.8

2.8

22,155

21,554

2.8

2.8

FJ CRUISER

0

1

-100

-100

0

1

-100

-100

VENZA

4

184

-97.8

-97.8

4

184

-97.8

-97.8

HIGHLANDER

12,656

11,258

12.4

12.4

12,656

11,258

12.4

12.4

4RUNNER

8,699

7,496

16

16

8,699

7,496

16

16

SEQUOIA

1146

852

34.5

34.5

1,146

852

34.5

34.5

LAND CRUISER

272

273

-0.4

-0.4

272

273

-0.4

-0.4

TOTAL TOYOTA DIV. SUV

44,932

41,618

8

8

44,932

41,618

8

8

                 

TACOMA

12,509

12,717

-1.6

-1.6

12,509

12,717

-1.6

-1.6

TUNDRA

6,628

7,232

-8.4

-8.4

6,628

7,232

-8.4

-8.4

TOTAL TOYOTA DIV. PICKUP

19,137

19,949

-4.1

-4.1

19,137

19,949

-4.1

-4.1

TOTAL TOYOTA DIV. TRUCK

71,354

72,559

-1.7

-1.7

71,354

72,559

-1.7

-1.7

                 

NX

2,964

3,133

-5.4

-5.4

2,964

3,133

-5.4

-5.4

RX

5,520

6,956

-20.6

-20.6

5,520

6,956

-20.6

-20.6

GX

1,418

1,608

-11.8

-11.8

1,418

1,608

-11.8

-11.8

LX

534

585

-8.7

-8.7

534

585

-8.7

-8.7

TOTAL LEXUS TRUCK

10,436

12,282

-15

-15

10,436

12,282

-15

-15

TOTAL TOYOTA TRUCK

81,790

84,841

-3.6

-3.6

81,790

84,841

-3.6

-3.6

Selling Days

24

24

   

24

24

   

DSR = Daily Selling Rate

             

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now

Sign in to follow this  



  • Similar Content

    • By William Maley
      Lexus might not be the first choice when it comes to a compact luxury coupe. But when I drove the RC 350 F-Sport back in 2015, we found it to be a very capable coupe. Aside from the creamsicle paint color, the RC impressed me with distinctive styling, punchy V6, and sharp handling. Two years later, I find myself revisiting the RC - this time with the base 2.0L turbo-four engine. As I would find out during our week, there is a lot to like about the standard RC. But there is one glaring issue that would make me look at a competitor.
      The standard RC’s design somehow balances a handsome shape with extroverted details. The front features the widest version of the spindle grille, slits in the front bumper, and LED lighting under the headlights. Bulging fenders and rounded roofline make the RC stand out from the crowd. There are only two things I would change about this RC. First is the color. The silver paint on our tester makes the RC a bit dull to look at. Something more vibrant such as a red would really help out. We would also swap the 5-spoke, 18-inch wheels for the wheels found on the F-Sport package. The interior hasn’t changed since we last drove the RC and that’s both a good and bad thing. The good is that the RC still has the IS’ dash design which makes the vehicle’s sporting intentions clear. It is easy to find a comfortable position in the front seats thanks to the power adjustments on offer. The bad? It begins with the infotainment system. A 7-inch screen is nestled far back in the dash, making it hard to read at a quick glance. I wished Lexus had upgraded the screen to the 10.2-inch version found in the refreshed IS. The optional Remote Touch system is a bit frustrating to use as you have be very precise when making your selection. One slip of the finger and you’ll end up with a different selection.  Don’t expect to carry passengers in the RC’s backseat as leg room is non-existent. It's better to use it as a place for cargo. What is that glaring issue I mentioned at the beginning? That would be the turbo 2.0L. It produces 241 horsepower and 258 pound-feet of torque. Power delivery can best be described as the engine delivers enough oomph to move the vehicle from a stop, before falling off a cliff. There isn’t that rush of power throughout the rpm band that you would have in another model such as the Cadillac ATS 2.0T. On the upside, the 2.0L turbo in the RC didn’t have the horrendous turbo lag that I experienced in the IS 200t last year. The eight-speed automatic that comes standard on rear-drive models delivers smooth gear changes. I did find myself wishing the gear changes were somewhat quicker when the RC is put into the Sport mode via the drive selector. The standard RC fits the definition of a ‘Gran Tourer’. It may not handle as well as the RC 350 F-Sport in the bends - there is little bit more body roll and the steering isn’t as direct. But most people who drive it will be ok with that as it is ‘just right’. On rough roads, the RC 200t excels as bumps are smoothed over.  Wind noise is mostly nonexistent, while there is a fair amount of road noise coming inside. The 2017 RC 200t begins at $40,155. With a modest amount of options such as navigation, blind spot monitoring, and adaptive cruise control, the as-tested price came to $45,234. The RC 200t is mostly show and not much go. For some folks, that’s all they want. A coupe that stands out in and tells the world to look at me. For others, save up a bit more money and go for the 350. The added performance of the V6 gives the coupe the go it deserves. Disclaimer: Lexus Provided the RC 200t, Insurance, and One Tank of Gas
      Year: 2017
      Make: Lexus
      Model: RC
      Trim: 200t
      Engine: Turbo 2.0L DOHC 16-valve with Dual VVT-i
      Driveline: Eight-Speed Automatic, Rear-Wheel Drive
      Horsepower @ RPM: 241 @ 5,800
      Torque @ RPM: 258 @ 1,650-4,400
      Fuel Economy: City/Highway/Combined - 22/32/26
      Curb Weight: 3,737 lbs
      Location of Manufacture: Tahara, Aichi, Japan
      Base Price: $40,155
      As Tested Price: $45,234 (Includes $975.00 Destination Charge)
      Options:
      Navigation System - $1,470.00
      Premium Package - $1,240.00
      Dynamic Radar Cruise Control w/Pre-Collison - $500.00
      Illuminated Door Sills - $449.00
      Windshield Deicer and Headlamp Cleaner - $220.00
      Door Edge Guards - $115.00
      All-Weather Floormats - $110.00

      View full article
    • By William Maley
      Lexus might not be the first choice when it comes to a compact luxury coupe. But when I drove the RC 350 F-Sport back in 2015, we found it to be a very capable coupe. Aside from the creamsicle paint color, the RC impressed me with distinctive styling, punchy V6, and sharp handling. Two years later, I find myself revisiting the RC - this time with the base 2.0L turbo-four engine. As I would find out during our week, there is a lot to like about the standard RC. But there is one glaring issue that would make me look at a competitor.
      The standard RC’s design somehow balances a handsome shape with extroverted details. The front features the widest version of the spindle grille, slits in the front bumper, and LED lighting under the headlights. Bulging fenders and rounded roofline make the RC stand out from the crowd. There are only two things I would change about this RC. First is the color. The silver paint on our tester makes the RC a bit dull to look at. Something more vibrant such as a red would really help out. We would also swap the 5-spoke, 18-inch wheels for the wheels found on the F-Sport package. The interior hasn’t changed since we last drove the RC and that’s both a good and bad thing. The good is that the RC still has the IS’ dash design which makes the vehicle’s sporting intentions clear. It is easy to find a comfortable position in the front seats thanks to the power adjustments on offer. The bad? It begins with the infotainment system. A 7-inch screen is nestled far back in the dash, making it hard to read at a quick glance. I wished Lexus had upgraded the screen to the 10.2-inch version found in the refreshed IS. The optional Remote Touch system is a bit frustrating to use as you have be very precise when making your selection. One slip of the finger and you’ll end up with a different selection.  Don’t expect to carry passengers in the RC’s backseat as leg room is non-existent. It's better to use it as a place for cargo. What is that glaring issue I mentioned at the beginning? That would be the turbo 2.0L. It produces 241 horsepower and 258 pound-feet of torque. Power delivery can best be described as the engine delivers enough oomph to move the vehicle from a stop, before falling off a cliff. There isn’t that rush of power throughout the rpm band that you would have in another model such as the Cadillac ATS 2.0T. On the upside, the 2.0L turbo in the RC didn’t have the horrendous turbo lag that I experienced in the IS 200t last year. The eight-speed automatic that comes standard on rear-drive models delivers smooth gear changes. I did find myself wishing the gear changes were somewhat quicker when the RC is put into the Sport mode via the drive selector. The standard RC fits the definition of a ‘Gran Tourer’. It may not handle as well as the RC 350 F-Sport in the bends - there is little bit more body roll and the steering isn’t as direct. But most people who drive it will be ok with that as it is ‘just right’. On rough roads, the RC 200t excels as bumps are smoothed over.  Wind noise is mostly nonexistent, while there is a fair amount of road noise coming inside. The 2017 RC 200t begins at $40,155. With a modest amount of options such as navigation, blind spot monitoring, and adaptive cruise control, the as-tested price came to $45,234. The RC 200t is mostly show and not much go. For some folks, that’s all they want. A coupe that stands out in and tells the world to look at me. For others, save up a bit more money and go for the 350. The added performance of the V6 gives the coupe the go it deserves. Disclaimer: Lexus Provided the RC 200t, Insurance, and One Tank of Gas
      Year: 2017
      Make: Lexus
      Model: RC
      Trim: 200t
      Engine: Turbo 2.0L DOHC 16-valve with Dual VVT-i
      Driveline: Eight-Speed Automatic, Rear-Wheel Drive
      Horsepower @ RPM: 241 @ 5,800
      Torque @ RPM: 258 @ 1,650-4,400
      Fuel Economy: City/Highway/Combined - 22/32/26
      Curb Weight: 3,737 lbs
      Location of Manufacture: Tahara, Aichi, Japan
      Base Price: $40,155
      As Tested Price: $45,234 (Includes $975.00 Destination Charge)
      Options:
      Navigation System - $1,470.00
      Premium Package - $1,240.00
      Dynamic Radar Cruise Control w/Pre-Collison - $500.00
      Illuminated Door Sills - $449.00
      Windshield Deicer and Headlamp Cleaner - $220.00
      Door Edge Guards - $115.00
      All-Weather Floormats - $110.00
    • By William Maley
      Toyota's European division wants to show there is another side to hybrid vehicles than fuel economy. Speaking with Automotive News Europe, Toyota Europe boss Johan van Zyl says they are planning to launch a lineup of hybrid vehicles that will boast more performance and be fun to drive.
      “One will provide the traditional benefits of efficiency and fuel economy, like in the current offer. The second will build on this, adding more power and a more dynamic driving character,” said van Zyl.
      Toyota previewed this with the C-HR Hy-Power concept this week at the Frankfurt Motor Show. The concept features a gloss black finish on various trim pieces, ‘Burning Orange’ finish on the front pillars, and the interior finished in black and orange. Oddly, Toyota doesn't provide any figures on the “higher powered” hybrid powertrain used in this concept.
      More details on the high-performance hybrids will be revealed 'early next-year' van Zyl explained.
      Hybrids currently make up 40 percent of Toyota's sales in Europe, with Western Europe being close to 50 percent.
      Source: Automotive News Europe (Subscription Required)

      View full article
    • By William Maley
      Toyota's European division wants to show there is another side to hybrid vehicles than fuel economy. Speaking with Automotive News Europe, Toyota Europe boss Johan van Zyl says they are planning to launch a lineup of hybrid vehicles that will boast more performance and be fun to drive.
      “One will provide the traditional benefits of efficiency and fuel economy, like in the current offer. The second will build on this, adding more power and a more dynamic driving character,” said van Zyl.
      Toyota previewed this with the C-HR Hy-Power concept this week at the Frankfurt Motor Show. The concept features a gloss black finish on various trim pieces, ‘Burning Orange’ finish on the front pillars, and the interior finished in black and orange. Oddly, Toyota doesn't provide any figures on the “higher powered” hybrid powertrain used in this concept.
      More details on the high-performance hybrids will be revealed 'early next-year' van Zyl explained.
      Hybrids currently make up 40 percent of Toyota's sales in Europe, with Western Europe being close to 50 percent.
      Source: Automotive News Europe (Subscription Required)
    • By William Maley
      Volvo Reports Four Percent Growth in August
      ROCKLEIGH, N.J. (September 1, 2017) - Volvo Car USA, LLC, (VCUSA) reported U.S. sales of 7,994 vehicles for the month of August, a 4.1 percent increase versus August 2016. The month was led by the XC90 with 2,869 sales, followed by the XC60 with 2,218 current generation and 303 of the first arriving all-new vehicles.
       
      “August brought the increased availability of carlines we have been anticipating and the arrivals of the first all-new XC60 vehicles,” said Lex Kerssemakers, President and CEO, Volvo Car USA. “This, coupled with strong programs in place, will allow us to carry the positive momentum for the remainder of the year, resulting in growth for 2017.”
      Models August 2017 August 2016 % Year To Date 2017 Year To Date 2016 % S60 1,125 1,110 1.4 % 7,978 8,755 -8.9 % S60 CC 37 40 -7.5 % 176 400 -56.0 % S80 1 99 -99.0 % 6 500 -98.8 % S90 918 194 373.2 % 4,727 451 948.1 % V60 111 342 -67.5 % 1,801 2,459 -26.8 % V60 CC 127 412 -69.2 % 1,731 1,878 -7.8 % V90 32 0 100.0 % 93 0 100.0 % V90 CC 253 0 100.0 % 1,320 0 100.0 % XC60 2,218 1,847 20.1 % 12,458 12,770 -2.4 % XC60 II 303 0 100.0 % 1,282 0 100.0 % XC70 0 778 - 73 3,919 -98.1 % All-New XC90 2,869 2,859 0.3 % 17,421 21,760 -19.9 % Total 7,994 7,681 4.1 % 49,066 52,892 -7.2 % * I, II, III etc shows which generation the car model belongs to.
  • My Clubs

  • Who's Online (See full list)