Toyota Nov. 2019 U.S. Sales Up 9.2% with 207,857 Vehicles Sold

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  1. xcel

    xcel PZEV, there's nothing like it :) Staff Member

    [​IMG] Hybrid sales continue to take an ever larger percentage of total sales.

    Wayne Gerdes – CleanMPG – December 3, 2019

    2020 Lexus ES 300h

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    My favorite Lexus provides owners a class leading 43/44 mpgUS city/highway rating for an initial retail price of $42,785 incl D&H.​

    Toyota reported November 2019 U.S. sales of 207,857 vehicles, up 9.2 percent over the 190,423 vehicles sold in Nov. of 2018 on a volume basis. With 26 selling days in Nov of 2019 and 25 selling days in Nov. of 2018, the Daily Selling Rates (DSR) was up 5.0 percent.

    YTD sales of 2,175,976 are down 1.4 percent from the 2,205,761 sold through the same period of 2018, both on a volume basis.

    November 2019 Toyota U.S. Sales Highlights

    November RAV4 sales of 44,665 were up 26.4 percent over the 35,350 sold in Nov. of 2018. It was the models best-ever November result in history. The RAV4 Hybrid accounted for almost 23 percent of those sales with 10,057 vehicles sold.

    November Corolla sales of 24,752, were up 17.3 percent above the 21,105 sold in Nov. of 2018.

    November Camry sales of 25,608, were up 5.1 percent over the 24,366 sold in Nov. of 2018.

    Prius and Prius Prime (combined) sales of 6,723 were up 11.9 percent over the 6,008 sold in November of 2018. Of those 6,723 vehicles sold, 4,429 were Prius liftbacks or 66 percent of all Prius', 2,286 were Prius Primes or 34 percent of all Prius' sold, and 8 Prius Cs.

    Total Toyota hybrid sales increased 68.4 percent.

    On the Lexus side, the top selling model was the ES sedan with 4,545 sold, up 7.7 percent over the 4,222 sold in November of 2019. Of those ES' sold, 898 were hybrids or 21 percent. ES Hybrid sales were up 84 percent over the 488 sold in November of 2018.

    2020 Lexus ES 300h

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    Luxurious, efficient, comfortable, and quiet.​

    Overall, total Lexus hybrid sales increased 51.4 percent, the highest November percentage in history.
     
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  2. Carcus

    Carcus Well-Known Member

    My take of the (arguably) big One in the big 3 markets :

    Europe: Over 1/2 of Toyota's sales in $6+/gal europe was of a hybrid variety.

    China: Oil poor China is pushing (mandating) EVs, .. China (like the US) has (and is building) LOTS of long distance "interstate" highway" (and, unlike the US a bazillion new coal plants). Unless the battery tech improves soon, .. I think China may have to change the emphasis

    US: Unless you live in the PRC, .. fuel is relatively cheap -- very tough to make an economic case for hybrids (let alone EVs), ... Californians* see it different.

    *I don't have any problem with California doing what California needs to do. I do have a problem with the most UN-green state in the union telling the other 49 how to be green.

    /related: https://oilprice.com/Energy/Crude-O...Net-Oil-Exporter-For-The-First-Time-Ever.html
     
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  3. Trollbait

    Trollbait Well-Known Member

    China's EV policy is also pushing hybrids. A car company needs to offer some BEVs, but all their models will have to be at least a mild hybrid.
     
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