Canadians Buying Hybrid Vehicles in Record Numbers, says Toyota

Toyota Canada Inc. Reports July Sales Results – Sets July Record for Hybrid Sales

TORONTO, ON, August 3, 2016 – Toyota Canada Inc. (TCI) is continuing to sell record numbers of hybrid vehicles to Canadians.

Following the best month ever for hybrid sales in June, TCI reached a new record for July, with a total of 1,705 hybrids sold, up 36.9% compared to last year.  It was also a July record for Toyota brand hybrids, with 1,553 units sold, up 46.9% compared to 2015.  Hybrid vehicles represented 9.3% of TCI’s total sales for the month.


TCI’s overall sales

Overall, TCI sold a total of 18,272 Toyota, Lexus and Scion vehicles in July, down 0.4% compared to last year.

The Toyota division (including Scion) recorded July sales of 16,389 units, down 0.6% compared to 2015, while the Lexus division recorded total sales of 1,883 units for a new July record, up 1.1% compared to last year.


TCI truck sales reach 19th straight monthly record

TCI also set a record for truck sales for the 19th straight month, with 11,142 units sold, up 12.5% compared to 2015.  That included July records for the sales of Toyota trucks, with 9,867 sold, up 12.8% as well as Lexus luxury SUVs, with 1,275 sold, up 10.4% compared to last year.


Additional July 2016 highlights:

  • Toyota RAV4, with 4,540 units sold (up 38.1%, sixth straight monthly record)
  • Toyota Highlander, with 1,060 units sold (up 26.6%, a new July record)
  • Lexus NX, with 510 units sold (up 16.4%, a new July record)
  • Toyota Prius, with 334 units sold (up 142.0%)
  • Lexus LX, with 105 units sold (up 1066.7%, a new July record)


Please click here for full Toyota Canada Inc. July sales results.   


About Toyota Canada Inc.
Toyota Canada Inc. (TCI) is the exclusive Canadian distributor of Toyota, Lexus and Scion vehicles.  Toyota has sold over 5 million vehicles in Canada through a national network of 286 Toyota, Lexus and Scion dealerships.  Toyota is dedicated to bringing safety, quality, dependability and reliability in the vehicles Canadians drive and the service they receive.  TCI’s head office is located in Toronto, with regional offices in Vancouver, Calgary, Montreal and Halifax and parts distribution centres in Toronto and Vancouver.  Toyota operates two manufacturing facilities in Canada. Having produced more than seven million vehicles, popular Canadian models built at these facilities include Toyota RAV4, Toyota Corolla, Lexus RX 350 and RX 450h hybrid.




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