Toyota Canada Inc. Sales Rise 7.8% in May

  • All-time record for TCI truck sales, led by made-in-Canada Toyota RAV4
  • Eleventh consecutive monthly sales record for Lexus


(TORONTO, ONTARIO – June 1, 2017) Led by truck sales – and the Canadian-made RAV4 in particular – Toyota Canada Inc. (TCI) posted a notable increase in sales of 23,893 vehicles for May, up 7.8% compared to last year.

TCI’s numbers include an eleventh straight monthly sales record for the Lexus luxury division, with 2,282 units sold in May, up 11.9% compared to last year, and Toyota division (including Scion) sales of 21,611 units, up 7.4% compared to last year.

All-time record for TCI truck sales

TCI established a best month ever for truck sales last month, with 14,088 sold in May, up 18% compared to last year. Leading the way was the made-in-Canada Toyota RAV4, with an all-time best sales month, at 5,355 sold in May, up 10% compared to 2016.

Debut month for C-HR sales

May marked the debut month of sales for the Toyota C-HR, the all-new Compact High-Rider ready to bring sexy style and sporty performance to Canadian streets. With 690 units sold in May, the all-new C-HR is off to a great start, even when compared to the 167 units sold in the first sales month of the Toyota RAV4 – now Canada’s most popular Toyota truck.  

May sales highlights

  • Toyota Corolla sales of 6,122 units, up 13.7%
  • Toyota RAV4 sales of 5,355 units, up 10% (all-time record)
  • Toyota Sienna sales of 1,567 units, up 45.4%
  • Toyota Highlander sales of 1,507 units, up 38.9% (new May record)
  • Lexus RX sales of 833 units, up 24%

(And, in the spirit of National Say Something Nice Day, Toyota Canada would like to thank all of its Toyota and Lexus customers for supporting sales in our communities!)

Please click here for full TCI May sales results.


About Toyota Canada Inc.

Toyota Canada Inc. (TCI) is the exclusive Canadian distributor of Toyota and Lexus vehicles.  Toyota has sold over 5 million vehicles in Canada through a national network of 287 Toyota and Lexus 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 six 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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