On January 5, Toyota Motor Sales, USA announced its 2014 results of new car sales in the US. Toyota (including Scion) and Lexus brands combined for total sales of 2,373,771 units, a 6.2% increase from the previous year.
Sales of Toyota vehicles went up by 5.1% to 2,062,382 units led by the success of their Camry, which sold 428,606 units (up 4.9%) in 2014. Amongst passenger cars (excluding pickup trucks), the Camry has been the best-selling vehicle in the US for 13 years running.
Toyotaâ€™s other leading models were also popular as the Corolla sold 339,498 units (up 12.3%), the RAV4 with 267,698 units (up 22.7%), the 4 Runner with 76,906 units (up 49%), the Highlander with 146,127 units (up 14.5%), the Sienna with 124,502 units (up 2.8%), and the Tundra with sales of 118,493 units (up 5.1%).
As for Lexus, the RX, which sold 107,490 units (up 3.4%), was their only model to exceed the 100,000-unit mark in 2014. Although sales of the ES fell slightly by 0.1% to 72,508 units, the IS was a success as it grew 46.7% to 51,358 units.
Bill Fay, Group Vice President of Toyota Motor Sales, USA said, â€œOur success will continue in 2015. We can expect our sales to increase even more due to strong alternative demands.â€
(Translated by Travis Yamabata)