Toyota Motor Sales (TMS), U.S.A., Inc., today reported January sales of 119,329, a decrease of 5.7 percent over last year's strong January.
The Toyota Division reported January sales of 103,310, down 5.4 percent over the same period last year. The Toyota Corolla posted solid January sales of 20,167 units, a 117.8 increase. The restyled ECHO subcompact sedan recorded 2,950 units sold, up 7.9 percent over last January. Sales of the all-new, fourth-generation 4Runner mid-size sport utility vehicle (SUV) were up 27.3 percent, at 7,145 units sold.
The Lexus Division posted January sales of 16,019, down 7.1 percent over last year's best-ever January. The LS 430 flagship sedan posted sales of 1,535 units, up 3.0 percent.
Lexus light trucks recorded 7,296 sales, an increase of 10.7 percent over the same period last year. The all-new GX 470 SUV, which debuted last month, recorded sales of 2,022 units.
Sales of North American-built vehicles accounted for 54.8 percent of total January sales.