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Toyota Reports March and First Quarter Sales

April 1, 2011

TORRANCE, Calif., April 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Toyota Motor Sales (TMS), U.S.A., Inc., today reported March sales results of 176,222 units, a decrease of 9.2 percent compared to the same period last year, on a daily selling rate (DSR) basis. On a raw volume basis, unadjusted for 27 selling days in March 2011 compared to 26 selling days in March 2010, TMS sales were down 5.7 from the year-ago month.

The Toyota Division posted March total sales of 155,540 units, a decrease of 10.1 percent on a DSR basis from March 2010, a month in which TMS reported record-high market share for the year. On a raw volume basis, Toyota Division sales were down 6.7 percent from the year-ago month. The Lexus Division reported total sales of 20,682 units, down 1.5 percent from March 2010, on a DSR basis. Volume-wise, Lexus Division sales were up 2.3 percent over last March.

“Our thoughts are with our employees, business partners and their families in Japan during this difficult time. All of us at Toyota pledge our full support to the relief efforts and I thank our associates, dealers and suppliers for their generous donations, which, combined with Toyota Motor Corporation’s donation, have reached over $5 million to date,” said Bob Carter, Toyota Division group vice president and general manager, Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A. “Our sales momentum continued in March and contributed to a strong first-quarter close. With improving purchase intentions and healthy inventory levels heading into April, we feel confident about our sales outlook for the month ahead.”

For the first quarter, TMS reported sales of 433,924 vehicles, an increase of 11.0 percent over the same period in 2010, on a DSR basis. With 75 selling days in the first quarter of 2011, compared to 74 selling day in the first quarter of 2010, sales were up 12.5 percent on an unadjusted raw volume basis.

Toyota Division

Toyota Division passenger cars recorded combined sales of 91,324 units, down 1.2 percent from last March. Passenger car sales were led by Camry and Camry Hybrid with combined sales of 31,464 units for the month, and Corolla reported combined March sales of 30,234 units. The Prius mid-size gas-electric hybrid posted March sales of 18,605 units, up 52.0 percent over the year-ago month.

Toyota Division light trucks recorded March sales of 64,216 units, a decrease of 20.4 percent year-over-year. Light truck sales were led by the RAV4 compact SUV, which posted monthly sales of 16,082, while Highlander and Highlander Hybrid reported combined sales of 9,828 units for the month. The 4Runner mid-size SUV recorded sales of 4,369 units; the Tacoma mid-size pickup posted sales of 10,144 units; and the Tundra full-size pickup reported sales of 7,515 units. The Sienna minivan recorded sales of 10,449, an increase of 29.4 compared to March 2010.

Scion posted March sales of 5,540 units, an increase of 57.8 percent year-over-year. The tC sports coupe led the way with sales of 2,481 units, up 113.7 percent over last March. The xB urban utility vehicle posted March sales of 1,970 units, an increase of 16.4 percent over the year-ago month. The xD reported sales of 1,089 units for the month, up 37.4 percent over last March.

Lexus Division

Lexus reported passenger car sales of 10,503 units, up 0.5 percent over last March. The entry luxury sedan ES led Lexus passenger car sales with sales of 3,732 units, while the IS lineup reported combined sales of 2,956 units. The all-new CT 200h hybrid posted 2,199 units in its first month of sales.

Lexus light trucks recorded sales of 10,179 units, down 3.5 percent from last March. Lexus light truck sales were led by the RX luxury utility vehicle, which posted combined March sales of 8,600 units, up 2.7 percent over the year-ago month. The GX mid-size luxury utility vehicle reported sales of 1,238 units.

TMS Hybrids

TMS posted March sales of 24,739 hybrid vehicles, an increase 42.5 percent compared to the same period last year. Toyota Division posted sales of 20,839 hybrids for the month, up 44.1 percent over the year-ago month. Lexus Division reported sales 3,900 hybrids in March, an increase of 34.8 percent over March 2010.

                            TOYOTA  RETAIL  SALES
                          (INCLUDES FLEET & HAWAII)
                                 March, 2011
                                        -----CURRENT
                                         MONTH -----
                                                     DSR %
                                      2011     2010  CHG
                                      ----     ----  ---

    YARIS                            2,825    4,699  -42.1
    COROLLA                         30,234   29,623   -1.7
    CAMRY                           31,464   36,251  -16.4
    AVALON                           2,656    3,124  -18.1
    PRIUS                           18,605   11,786   52.0
    SCION xB                         1,970    1,630   16.4
    SCION tC                         2,481    1,118  113.7
    SCION xD                         1,089      763   37.4
    TOTAL TOYOTA DIV. PASS. CAR     91,324   88,994   -1.2
    ---------------------------     ------   ------   ----
    ES                               3,732    3,860   -6.9
    CT                               2,199        0    N/A
    HS                                 230    1,494  -85.2
    LS                                 941      894    1.4
    SC                                   6       30  -80.7
    GS                                 431      645  -35.7
    IS                               2,956    3,137   -9.3
    LFA                                  8        0    N/A
    TOTAL LEXUS PASS. CAR           10,503   10,060    0.5
    ---------------------           ------   ------    ---
    TOTAL TOYOTA PASS. CAR         101,827   99,054   -1.0
    ----------------------         -------   ------   ----
    SIENNA                          10,449    7,775   29.4
    RAV4                            16,082   25,781  -39.9
    FJ CRUISER                       1,359    1,229    6.5
    4RUNNER                          4,369    4,108    2.4
    HIGHLANDER                       9,828   11,953  -20.8
    VENZA                            3,177    5,227  -41.5
    LAND CRUISER                       195      174    7.9
    SEQUOIA                          1,098    1,177  -10.2
    TOTAL SUV                       36,108   49,649  -30.0
    ---------                       ------   ------  -----
    4X2 TACOMA                       4,673    4,761   -5.5
    4X4 TACOMA                       5,471    4,680   12.6
    TOTAL TACOMA                    10,144    9,441    3.5
    TUNDRA                           7,515   10,785  -32.9
    TOTAL PICKUP                    17,659   20,226  -15.9
    TOTAL TOYOTA DIV. LT TRUCK      64,216   77,650  -20.4
    LX                                 341      314    4.6
    GX                               1,238    1,785  -33.2
    RX                               8,600    8,060    2.7
    TOTAL LEXUS LIGHT TRUCK         10,179   10,159   -3.5
    -----------------------         ------   ------   ----
    TOTAL TOYOTA LIGHT TRUCK        74,395   87,809  -18.4
    ------------------------        ------   ------  -----
    TOTAL TOYOTA DIV.              155,540  166,644  -10.1
    TOTAL LEXUS                     20,682   20,219   -1.5
    -----------                     ------   ------   ----
    TOTAL TOYOTA                   176,222  186,863   -9.2
    MEMO:
    DOM. COROLLA                    21,245   29,121  -29.7
    DOM. CAMRY                      31,261   36,028  -16.4
    DOM. RAV4                       12,953    6,800   83.4
    DOM. HIGHLANDER                  8,910   10,210  -16.0
    DOM. PICKUP                     17,659   20,226  -15.9
    DOM. RX                          6,486    6,420   -2.7

    SELLING DAYS                        27       26
    ------------                       ---      ---
    TOYOTA DIV. IMPORT CAR          36,162   20,721   68.1
    LEXUS IMPORT CAR                10,503   10,060    0.5
    TOYOTA DIV NA BUILT CARS        55,162   68,273  -22.2
    TOTAL TOYOTA CARS              101,827   99,054   -1.0

    TOYOTA DIV. IMPORT LT TRUCK      9,970   26,235  -63.4
    LEXUS IMPORT LT TRUCK            3,693    3,739   -4.9
    TOYOTA DIV NA BUILT LT
     TRUCK                          54,246   51,415    1.6
    LEXUS NA BUILT LT TRUCK          6,486    6,420   -2.7
    TOTAL TOYOTA LT TRUCK           74,395   87,809  -18.4
    ---------------------           ------   ------  -----

    SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES          46,287   59,808  -25.5
       Memo: Lexus Sport Utility    10,179   10,159   -3.5

    SMALL VANS                      10,449    7,775   29.4
    PICKUPS                         17,659   20,226  -15.9

    * NORTH AMERICAN BUILT
     VEHICLES
    COROLLA                         21,245   29,121  -29.7
    CAMRY                           31,261   36,028  -16.4
    AVALON                           2,656    3,124  -18.1
    SIENNA                          10,449    7,775   29.4
    RAV4                            12,953    6,800   83.4
    HIGHLANDER                       8,910   10,210  -16.0
    VENZA                            3,177    5,227  -41.5
    PICKUP                          17,659   20,226  -15.9
    SEQUOIA                          1,098    1,177  -10.2
    RX                               6,486    6,420   -2.7
    TOTAL                          115,894  126,108  -11.5
    N.A. VEHICLES % OF TOTAL          65.8%    67.5%

    SELLING DAYS                        27       26
    DSR = DAILY SELLING RATE
    ------------------------


                                       --CALENDAR YEAR TO
                                             DATE --
                                                      DSR %
                                     2011     2010  CHG
                                     ----     ----  ---

    YARIS                           6,610   12,513    -47.9
    COROLLA                        76,675   63,740     18.7
    CAMRY                          76,821   68,595     10.5
    AVALON                          6,477    4,800     33.1
    PRIUS                          42,779   28,238     49.5
    SCION xB                        4,743    4,555      2.7
    SCION tC                        5,494    2,836     91.1
    SCION xD                        2,522    2,182     14.0
    TOTAL TOYOTA DIV. PASS. CAR   222,121  187,459     16.9
    ---------------------------   -------  -------     ----
    ES                              8,545    9,132     -7.7
    CT                              2,199        0      N/A
    HS                                699    3,453    -80.0
    LS                              2,381    2,785    -15.6
    SC                                 14       81    -82.9
    GS                              1,103    1,662    -34.5
    IS                              7,029    7,331     -5.4
    LFA                                17        0      N/A
    TOTAL LEXUS PASS. CAR          21,987   24,444    -11.3
    ---------------------          ------   ------    -----
    TOTAL TOYOTA PASS. CAR        244,108  211,903     13.7
    ----------------------        -------  -------     ----
    SIENNA                         25,598   14,390     75.5
    RAV4                           39,840   40,474     -2.9
    FJ CRUISER                      3,621    3,851     -7.2
    4RUNNER                        11,958   10,087     17.0
    HIGHLANDER                     25,957   20,046     27.8
    VENZA                           8,115   12,205    -34.4
    LAND CRUISER                      521      439     17.1
    SEQUOIA                         3,060    2,542     18.8
    TOTAL SUV                      93,072   89,644      2.4
    ---------                      ------   ------      ---
    4X2 TACOMA                     11,367   12,233     -8.3
    4X4 TACOMA                     13,796   12,280     10.8
    TOTAL TACOMA                   25,163   24,513      1.3
    TUNDRA                         20,614   20,157      0.9
    TOTAL PICKUP                   45,777   44,670      1.1
    TOTAL TOYOTA DIV. LT TRUCK    164,447  148,704      9.1
    LX                                897      850      4.1
    GX                              3,424    4,787    -29.4
    RX                             21,048   19,442      6.8
    TOTAL LEXUS LIGHT TRUCK        25,369   25,079     -0.2
    -----------------------        ------   ------     ----
    TOTAL TOYOTA LIGHT TRUCK      189,816  173,783      7.8
    ------------------------      -------  -------      ---
    TOTAL TOYOTA DIV.             386,568  336,163     13.5
    TOTAL LEXUS                    47,356   49,523     -5.7
    -----------                    ------   ------     ----
    TOTAL TOYOTA                  433,924  385,686     11.0
    MEMO:
    DOM. COROLLA                   56,380   61,913    -10.2
    DOM. CAMRY                     76,134   68,022     10.4
    DOM. RAV4                      31,083   10,786    184.3
    DOM. HIGHLANDER                23,368   15,278     50.9
    DOM. PICKUP                    45,777   44,670      1.1
    DOM. RX                        15,197   15,128     -0.9

    SELLING DAYS                       75       74
    ------------                      ---      ---
    TOYOTA DIV. IMPORT CAR         83,130   52,724     55.6
    LEXUS IMPORT CAR               21,987   24,444    -11.3
    TOYOTA DIV NA BUILT CARS      138,991  134,735      1.8
    TOTAL TOYOTA CARS             244,108  211,903     13.7

    TOYOTA DIV. IMPORT LT TRUCK    27,446   48,833    -44.5
    LEXUS IMPORT LT TRUCK          10,172    9,951      0.9
    TOYOTA DIV NA BUILT LT
     TRUCK                        137,001   99,871     35.3
    LEXUS NA BUILT LT TRUCK        15,197   15,128     -0.9
    TOTAL TOYOTA LT TRUCK         189,816  173,783      7.8
    ---------------------         -------  -------      ---

    SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES        118,441  114,723      1.9
       Memo: Lexus Sport Utility   25,369   25,079     -0.2

    SMALL VANS                     25,598   14,390     75.5
    PICKUPS                        45,777   44,670      1.1

    * NORTH AMERICAN BUILT
     VEHICLES
    COROLLA                        56,380   61,913    -10.2
    CAMRY                          76,134   68,022     10.4
    AVALON                          6,477    4,800     33.1
    SIENNA                         25,598   14,390     75.5
    RAV4                           31,083   10,786    184.3
    HIGHLANDER                     23,368   15,278     50.9
    VENZA                           8,115   12,205    -34.4
    PICKUP                         45,777   44,670      1.1
    SEQUOIA                         3,060    2,542     18.8
    RX                             15,197   15,128     -0.9
    TOTAL                         291,189  249,734     15.0
    N.A. VEHICLES % OF TOTAL         67.1%    64.8%

    SELLING DAYS                       75       74
    DSR = DAILY SELLING RATE
    ------------------------

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


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