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Toyota Reports April Sales

May 3, 2011

TORRANCE, Calif., May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Toyota Motor Sales (TMS), U.S.A., Inc., today reported April sales results of 159,540 units, a decrease of 2.4 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 April 2011 compared to 26 selling days in April 2010, TMS sales were up 1.3 percent over the year-ago month.

The Toyota Division posted April total sales of 141,964 units, a decrease of 1.7 percent on a DSR basis from April 2010. On a raw volume basis, Toyota Division sales were up 2.1 percent over the year-ago month. The Lexus Division reported total sales of 17,576 units, down 7.8 percent from April 2010, on a DSR basis. Volume-wise, Lexus Division sales were down 4.3 percent from last April.

Toyota Division

Toyota Division passenger cars recorded combined sales of 77,512 units, down 5.1 percent from April 2010. Passenger car sales were led by Camry and Camry Hybrid with combined sales of 30,443 units for the month, an increase of 5.0 percent year-over-year. Corolla reported combined April sales of 24,215 units, and the Prius mid-size gas-electric hybrid posted April sales of 12,477 units.

Toyota Division light trucks recorded April sales of 64,452 units, an increase of 2.7 percent compared to last year. Light truck sales were led by the RAV4 compact SUV with monthly sales of 15,586, an increase of 1.1 percent over April 2010. Highlander and Highlander Hybrid reported combined sales of 8,893 units, up 21.9 percent over the year-ago month, while the 4Runner mid-size SUV recorded sales of 4,028 units. The Tacoma mid-size pickup posted sales of 10,510 units, and increase of 7.6 percent over April 2010, and the Tundra full-size pickup reported sales of 8,312 units. The Sienna minivan recorded sales of 11,462, an increase of 27.0 percent year-over-year.

“We are encouraged by reports of production progress and extremely optimistic after solid monthly sales and strong showroom traffic,” said Bob Carter, Toyota Division group vice president and general manager, Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A. “An excellent final weekend in April leads us into May with healthy inventory levels and a wide selection of popular models.”

Scion posted April sales of 5,710 units, an increase of 53.7 percent over April 2010. The tC sports coupe led the way with sales of 2,674 units, up 119.9 percent year-over-year. The xB urban utility vehicle posted April sales of 1,831 units, an increase of 7.3 percent over the year-ago month. The xD reported sales of 1,205 units for the month, up 52.1 percent compared to the same period last year.

Lexus Division

Lexus reported passenger car sales of 8,453 units, down 17.8 percent from April 2010. The entry luxury sedan ES led Lexus passenger car sales with sales of 3,493 units, while the IS lineup reported combined sales of 2,640. The all-new CT 200h hybrid premium compact posted 875 units in its second month of sales.

Lexus light trucks recorded sales of 9,123 units, up 3.9 percent over April 2010. Lexus light truck sales were led by the RX luxury utility vehicle, which posted combined April sales of 7,802 units, flat compared to the same period last year. The GX mid-size luxury utility vehicle reported sales of 1,019 units, an increase of 31.5 percent year-over-year. The LX 570 premium luxury utility vehicle recorded sales of 302 units, up 12.7 percent over the year-ago month.

TMS Hybrids

TMS posted April sales of 16,327 hybrid vehicles, a decrease of 8.8 percent compared to the same period last year. Toyota Division posted April sales of 13,967 hybrids, while Lexus Division reported sales 2,360 hybrids for the month.

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

    YARIS                           1,987    3,862   -50.5
    COROLLA                        24,215   27,932   -16.5
    CAMRY                          30,443   27,914     5.0
    AVALON                          2,680    2,812    -8.2
    PRIUS                          12,477   12,555    -4.3
    SCION xB                        1,831    1,643     7.3
    SCION tC                        2,674    1,171   119.9
    SCION xD                        1,205      763    52.1
    TOTAL TOYOTA DIV. PASS.
     CAR                           77,512   78,652    -5.1
    -----------------------        ------   ------    ----
    ES                              3,493    4,396   -23.5
    CT                                875        0     N/A
    HS                                279    1,076   -75.0
    LS                                776    1,182   -36.8
    SC                                  0       32  -100.0
    GS                                385      514   -27.9
    IS                              2,640    2,701    -5.9
    LFA                                 5        0     N/A
    TOTAL LEXUS PASS. CAR           8,453    9,901   -17.8
    ---------------------           -----    -----   -----
    TOTAL TOYOTA PASS. CAR         85,965   88,553    -6.5
    ----------------------         ------   ------    ----
    SIENNA                         11,462    8,688    27.0
    RAV4                           15,586   14,851     1.1
    FJ CRUISER                      1,246    1,281    -6.3
    4RUNNER                         4,028    4,200    -7.6
    HIGHLANDER                      8,893    7,026    21.9
    VENZA                           3,244    4,854   -35.6
    LAND CRUISER                      174      177    -5.3
    SEQUOIA                           997      995    -3.5
    TOTAL SUV                      34,168   33,384    -1.4
    ---------                      ------   ------    ----
    4X2 TACOMA                      4,867    4,579     2.4
    4X4 TACOMA                      5,643    4,828    12.6
    TOTAL TACOMA                   10,510    9,407     7.6
    TUNDRA                          8,312    8,949   -10.6
    TOTAL PICKUP                   18,822   18,356    -1.3
    TOTAL TOYOTA DIV. LT TRUCK     64,452   60,428     2.7
    LX                                302      258    12.7
    GX                              1,019      746    31.5
    RX                              7,802    7,454     0.8
    TOTAL LEXUS LIGHT TRUCK         9,123    8,458     3.9
    -----------------------         -----    -----     ---
    TOTAL TOYOTA LIGHT TRUCK       73,575   68,886     2.9
    ------------------------       ------   ------     ---
    TOTAL TOYOTA DIV.             141,964  139,080    -1.7
    TOTAL LEXUS                    17,576   18,359    -7.8
    -----------                    ------   ------    ----
    TOTAL TOYOTA                  159,540  157,439    -2.4
    MEMO:
    DOM. COROLLA                   16,073   27,173   -43.0
    DOM. CAMRY                     30,323   27,653     5.6
    DOM. RAV4                      13,070    5,116   146.0
    DOM. HIGHLANDER                 8,441    5,861    38.7
    DOM. PICKUP                    18,822   18,356    -1.3
    DOM. RX                         6,202    5,916     1.0

    SELLING DAYS                       27       26
    ------------                      ---      ---

    TOYOTA DIV. IMPORT CAR         28,436   21,014    30.3
    LEXUS IMPORT CAR                8,453    9,901   -17.8
    TOYOTA DIV NA BUILT CARS       49,076   57,638   -18.0
    TOTAL TOYOTA CARS              85,965   88,553    -6.5

    TOYOTA DIV. IMPORT LT
     TRUCK                          8,416   16,558   -51.1
    LEXUS IMPORT LT TRUCK           2,921    2,542    10.7
    TOYOTA DIV NA BUILT LT
     TRUCK                         56,036   43,870    23.0
    LEXUS NA BUILT LT TRUCK         6,202    5,916     1.0
    TOTAL TOYOTA LT TRUCK          73,575   68,886     2.9
    ---------------------          ------   ------     ---

    SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES         43,291   41,842    -0.4
       Memo: Lexus Sport Utility    9,123    8,458     3.9

    SMALL VANS                     11,462    8,688    27.0
    PICKUPS                        18,822   18,356    -1.3

    * NORTH AMERICAN BUILT
     VEHICLES
    COROLLA                        16,073   27,173   -43.0
    CAMRY                          30,323   27,653     5.6
    AVALON                          2,680    2,812    -8.2
    SIENNA                         11,462    8,688    27.0
    RAV4                           13,070    5,116   146.0
    HIGHLANDER                      8,441    5,861    38.7
    VENZA                           3,244    4,854   -35.6
    PICKUP                         18,822   18,356    -1.3
    SEQUOIA                           997      995    -3.5
    RX                              6,202    5,916     1.0
    TOTAL                         111,314  107,424    -0.2
    N.A. VEHICLES % OF TOTAL         69.8%    68.2%

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


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

    YARIS                              8,597      16,375  -48.5
    COROLLA                          100,890      91,672    7.9
    CAMRY                            107,264      96,509    9.0
    AVALON                             9,157       7,612   17.9
    PRIUS                             55,256      40,793   32.8
    SCION xB                           6,574       6,198    4.0
    SCION tC                           8,168       4,007   99.8
    SCION xD                           3,727       2,945   24.1
    TOTAL TOYOTA DIV. PASS.
     CAR                             299,633     266,111   10.4
    -----------------------          -------     -------   ----
    ES                                12,038      13,528  -12.8
    CT                                 3,074           0    N/A
    HS                                   978       4,529  -78.8
    LS                                 3,157       3,967  -22.0
    SC                                    14         113  -87.9
    GS                                 1,488       2,176  -33.0
    IS                                 9,669      10,032   -5.5
    LFA                                   22           0    N/A
    TOTAL LEXUS PASS. CAR             30,440      34,345  -13.1
    ---------------------             ------      ------  -----
    TOTAL TOYOTA PASS. CAR           330,073     300,456    7.7
    ----------------------           -------     -------    ---
    SIENNA                            37,060      23,078   57.4
    RAV4                              55,426      55,325   -1.8
    FJ CRUISER                         4,867       5,132   -7.0
    4RUNNER                           15,986      14,287    9.7
    HIGHLANDER                        34,850      27,072   26.2
    VENZA                             11,359      17,059  -34.7
    LAND CRUISER                         695         616   10.6
    SEQUOIA                            4,057       3,537   12.5
    TOTAL SUV                        127,240     123,028    1.4
    ---------                        -------     -------    ---
    4X2 TACOMA                        16,234      16,812   -5.3
    4X4 TACOMA                        19,439      17,108   11.4
    TOTAL TACOMA                      35,673      33,920    3.1
    TUNDRA                            28,926      29,106   -2.6
    TOTAL PICKUP                      64,599      63,026    0.5
    TOTAL TOYOTA DIV. LT TRUCK       228,899     209,132    7.3
    LX                                 1,199       1,108    6.1
    GX                                 4,443       5,533  -21.3
    RX                                28,850      26,896    5.2
    TOTAL LEXUS LIGHT TRUCK           34,492      33,537    0.8
    -----------------------           ------      ------    ---
    TOTAL TOYOTA LIGHT TRUCK         263,391     242,669    6.4
    ------------------------         -------     -------    ---
    TOTAL TOYOTA DIV.                528,532     475,243    9.0
    TOTAL LEXUS                       64,932      67,882   -6.2
    -----------                       ------      ------   ----
    TOTAL TOYOTA                     593,464     543,125    7.1
    MEMO:
    DOM. COROLLA                      72,453      89,086  -20.3
    DOM. CAMRY                       106,457      95,675    9.1
    DOM. RAV4                         44,153      15,902  172.2
    DOM. HIGHLANDER                   31,809      21,139   47.5
    DOM. PICKUP                       64,599      63,026    0.5
    DOM. RX                           21,399      21,044   -0.3

    SELLING DAYS                         102         100
    ------------                         ---         ---

    TOYOTA DIV. IMPORT CAR           111,566      73,738   48.3
    LEXUS IMPORT CAR                  30,440      34,345  -13.1
    TOYOTA DIV NA BUILT CARS         188,067     192,373   -4.2
    TOTAL TOYOTA CARS                330,073     300,456    7.7

    TOYOTA DIV. IMPORT LT
     TRUCK                            35,862      65,391  -46.2
    LEXUS IMPORT LT TRUCK             13,093      12,493    2.7
    TOYOTA DIV NA BUILT LT
     TRUCK                           193,037     143,741   31.7
    LEXUS NA BUILT LT TRUCK           21,399      21,044   -0.3
    TOTAL TOYOTA LT TRUCK            263,391     242,669    6.4
    ---------------------            -------     -------    ---

    SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES           161,732     156,565    1.3
       Memo: Lexus Sport Utility      34,492      33,537    0.8

    SMALL VANS                        37,060      23,078   57.4
    PICKUPS                           64,599      63,026    0.5

    * NORTH AMERICAN BUILT
     VEHICLES
    COROLLA                           72,453      89,086  -20.3
    CAMRY                            106,457      95,675    9.1
    AVALON                             9,157       7,612   17.9
    SIENNA                            37,060      23,078   57.4
    RAV4                              44,153      15,902  172.2
    HIGHLANDER                        31,809      21,139   47.5
    VENZA                             11,359      17,059  -34.7
    PICKUP                            64,599      63,026    0.5
    SEQUOIA                            4,057       3,537   12.5
    RX                                21,399      21,044   -0.3
    TOTAL                            402,503     357,158   10.5
    N.A. VEHICLES % OF TOTAL            67.8%       65.8%

    SELLING DAYS                         102         100
    DSR = DAILY SELLING RATE
    ------------------------

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


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