Toyota Car Sales Report
Toyota Motor Car Sales U.S.A. Inc. reported monthly sales of 205,342 units in March 2013, up 1.0 percent on an unadjusted raw volume basis 4.8 percent on a daily selling rate (DSR) basis.
For the first quarter, Toyota reported sales of 529,444 vehicles, an increase of 10.1 percent over the same period in 2012 on a DSR basis. With 76 selling days in the first quarter of 2013 compared to 77 selling days in the first quarter of 2012, sales were up 8.7 percent on an unadjusted raw volume basis.
“The auto industry continued its string of impressive monthly results, and at Toyota we had our best month since Cash for Clunkers in August of 2009,” said Bob Carter, senior vice president of automotive operations, Toyota Motor Sales, USA, Inc.
Toyota Car Division posted March total sales of 182,152 units, up 3.1 percent year-over-year on a DSR basis. Volume-wise, Toyota Division sales decreased 0.5 percent over March 2012.
Lexus reported March total sales of 23,190 units, up 19.4 percent on a DSR basis and up 15.1 percent by raw volume compared to the same period last year.
Toyota Motor Sales Issues March 2013 Sales Preview | Source – Toyota Motors.