Sales were representative of the market as a whole. Wayne Gerdes – CleanMPG – May 3, 2016 2016 Toyota AWD RAV4 Hybrid – Well equipped for $29,255 to start including the $900 D&H charge while offering owners a 34/31 mpgUS city/highway rating. Toyota April 2016 Sales Overview Toyota reported it sold 211,125 vehicles in April, an increase of 3.8 percent over the 203,329 vehicles sold in April of 2015 and just beating the automotive industry’s 3.4 percent April sales increase. Lexus posted sales of 24,882 vehicles, down 3.8 percent below the 25,876 sold in April of 2015. Year to date, the luxury marque sales of 99,103 vehicles is also down 3.8 percent from the 103,056 sold through the same period of 2015. Toyota April 2016 Sales Highlights In April, Toyota sold 32,111 Corolla's, up 0.4 percent over the 31,990 sold in April of 2015. Year to date, the 116,371 sold is down 5.2 percent from the 122,718 sold through the same period of 2015. RAV4 sales were the real powerhouse with sales of 30,152 vehicles up 31.6 percent over the 22,914 sold in April of 2015. This one result not only lead the U.S. Utility segment just ahead of the always popular CR-V by some 1,200 vehicles, it was the RAV4s best April sales result in history. Year to date sales of 106,274 vehicles is up 18.2 percent over the 89,924 sold through the same period of 2015. The popular Tacoma was purchased by some 18,106 new owners, up 15.6 percent over the 15,656 sold in April of 2015. Year to date sales of 62,682 are up 13.3 percent over the 55,322 sold during the same period of 2015. Market Share Detail In March Honda picked up significant market share. On a volume basis, March sales of 1.50 million vehicles was up 3.4 percent over April of 2015s 1.45 million vehicles sold result. 2016 YTD sales of 5.55 million is up 2.8 percent over the 5.4 million vehicles sold through period of the same 2015. U.S. April 2016 Sales vs. April 2015 Sales Ranks and Results for the top 14 Automobile Manufacturers GM April 2016 Sales Down 3.5% with 259,557 Vehicles Sold Ford April 2016 Sales Up 4.0% with 231,316 Vehicles Sold Toyota April 2016 Sales Up 3.8% with 211,125 Vehicles Sold FCA April 2016 Sales Up 5.6% with 199,631 Vehicles Sold Honda April 2016 Sales up 14.4% with 148,829 Vehicles Sold Nissan April 2016 Sales Up 12.8% with 123,861 Vehicles Sold Hyundai April 2016 Sales Down 8.5% with 62,213 Vehicles Sold Kia April 2016 Sales up 6.1% with 56,508 Vehicles Sold Subaru April 20165 Sales Up 6.6% with 50,380 Vehicles Sold Mercedes-Benz April 2016 Sales down 0.4% with 32,291 Vehicles Sold BMW April 2016 Sales Down 8.3% with 29,747 Vehicles Sold VW April 2016 Sales Down 9.7% with 27,112 Vehicles Sold Mazda April 2016 Sales Up 8.6% with 26,195 Vehicles Sold Audi April 2016 Sales Up 5.8% with 17,801 Vehicles Sold In April, Honda and Mercedes-Benz moved back ahead of Nissan and BMW respectively. The seasonally adjusted annual selling rate (SAAR) for light vehicles in April was approximately 17.6 million vehicles. Calendar-year-to-date, the light vehicle SAAR was 17.4 million vehicles.