Electrified vehicle sales continue to climb, up 17.2%
TORONTO, Ontario – March 1, 2019 – For the second consecutive month, Toyota Canada Inc. (TCI)’s luxury Lexus division reported a monthly sales record with 1,448 units sold in February, up 26.4%. Overall, TCI’s February sales were up 1.4% compared to last year, with a total of 13,419 units sold. The Toyota division reported sales of 11,971 units, down 1.0% from 2018.
Electrified vehicle sales continue to climb
TCI’s hybrid electric and plug-in hybrid electric vehicle sales continued to grow in February with a total of 1,387 units sold, up 17.2% compared to last year. Led by the all new Lexus UX hybrid (221 units), Lexus set a February record with 343 luxury hybrid vehicles sold.
Overall, electrified vehicles represented 10.3% of TCI’s February sales.
Additional February Highlights:
- TCI truck sales of 8,969 units, up 6.2% (new February Record)
- RAV4 sales of 3,838 units, up 28.4% (new February record)
- Lexus truck sales of 1,219 units, up 31.5% (new February record)
- Lexus NX sales of 426 units, up 3.9% (new February record)
- Lexus UX hybrid sales of 221 units
- Hybrid electric vehicle sales of 1,387 units, up 17.2%
- Camry sales of 920 units, up 26.4%
- ES sales of 103 units, up 56.1%
About Toyota Canada Inc.
Toyota Canada Inc. (TCI) is the exclusive Canadian distributor of Toyota and Lexus vehicles. Toyota has sold over 8 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 eight million vehicles, popular Canadian models built at these facilities include Toyota RAV4, Toyota Corolla, Lexus RX 350 and RX 450h hybrid. Recent investments at its facilities in Ontario will allow for increased production of the top-selling Toyota RAV4 and RAV4 Hybrid models.