Toyota May 2016 Sales Down 9.6% with 219,339 Vehicles Sold

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  1. xcel

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

    [​IMG] RAV4 makes sales headlines.

    [​IMG]Wayne Gerdes – CleanMPG – June 1, 2016

    2016 Toyota AWD RAV4 Hybrid - $31,330 incl. the $900 D&H to start. TrueCar shows it can be purchased for approximately $29,000 +TTL in parts of the East Coast and full boat retail on the West Coast.

    Toyota May 2016 Sales Overview

    Earlier today Toyota reported May 2016 sales of 219,339 vehicles, a decrease of 9.6 percent from the 242,579 sold in May of 2015. With 2 fewer selling days (24 vs 26 in May of 2015), the Daily Selling Rate (DSR) was off 2.0 percent.

    Year to date sales of 999,543 vehicles is off 2.2 percent below the 1,021,528 sold through the same period of 2015. On a DSR basis, YTD sales are off 1.4 percent.

    Toyota and Lexus achieved May 2016 sales of 192,657 and 26,682 vehicles, down 9.5 and 10.1 percent on a volume basis. On a DSR basis, sales were down 2.0 and 2.6 percent respectively.

    Toyota May 2016 Sales Highlights


    The RAV4 achieved a record May result of 32,261 sold, up 12.0 percent over the 28,808 sold in May of 2015. Year to date sales of 138,535 is up 17.6 percent over the 118,732 sold through the same period of 2015.


    Market Share Detail

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    In May, Hyundai and Nissan each picked up 0.5 percent market share while GM took a hit losing 1.6 percent vs. April of 2016.

    On a volume basis, May sales of 1.53 million vehicles was down 6.1 percent below May of 2015s 1.63 million vehicles sold result. On a DSR basis however (24 vs. 26 days), May sales were up 1.7 percent.

    2016 YTD sales of 7.08 million is up 0.7 percent ahead of the 7.03 million vehicles sold through the same period of 2015. On a DSR basis (126 vs. 127 days), U.S. 2016 sales were up 1.5 percent.

    U.S. May 2016 Sales vs. May 2015 Sales Ranks and Results for the top 14 Automobile Manufacturers

    GM May 2016 Sales Down 18.0% with 240,450 Vehicles Sold
    Ford May 2016 Sales Down 5.9% with 235,997 Vehicles Sold
    Toyota May 2016 Sales Down 9.6% with 219,339 Vehicles Sold
    FCA May 2016 Sales Up 1.1% with 204,452 Vehicles Sold
    Honda May 2016 Sales Down 4.8% with 147,108 Vehicles Sold
    Nissan May 2016 Sales Down 1.0% with 133,496 Vehicles Sold
    Hyundai May 2016 Sales Up 11.6% with 71,006 Vehicles Sold
    Kia May 2016 Sales Up 0.8% with 62,926 Vehicles Sold
    Subaru May 20165 Sales Up 1.1% with 50,083 Vehicles Sold
    BMW May 2016 Sales Down 8.8% with 33,612 Vehicles Sold
    Mercedes-Benz May 2016 Sales Down 1.9% with 32,567 Vehicles Sold
    VW May 2016 Sales Down 17.2% with 28,779 Vehicles Sold
    Mazda May 2016 Sales Down 4.3% with 28,328 Vehicles Sold
    Audi May 2016 Sales Up 1.6% with 18,728 Vehicles Sold

    In May, BMW moved back ahead of Mercedes-Benz. Ford was just 4,453 units off of overtaking GM as the number one OEM in the U.S. sales tally and Mazda was just 451 vehicles from taking over VWs 12th position.

    The seasonally adjusted annual selling rate (SAAR) for light vehicles in May was approximately 17.0 million vehicles. Calendar-year-to-date, the light vehicle SAAR was 17.2 million vehicles.
  2. thunderstruck

    thunderstruck Super Moderator

    They added another $500 to cash back on Prius Gen 4 which brings it to 1500 this month.
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  3. xcel

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

    Hi Nathan:

    I am seeing about $3k off on the West Coast and $1,500 to $2k off across the rest of the country for the Two Eco trim.

  4. xcel

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

    [​IMG] Toyota Canada (TCI) sold 22,158 Toyota, Scion and Lexus vehicles in May, down 0.7 percent compared to 2015. TCI Truck sales achieved sales of 11,938 vehicles sold, up 6.9 percent.

    TCI hybrid sales were up 44.5 percent compared to last year, with 1,970 sold, led by Prius family sales of 871 units, up 26 percent.

    Toyota (including Scion) recorded May sales of 20,119 vehicles, down 0.8 percent compared to 2015. Toyota trucks achieved sales of 10,547 vehicles, up 4.9 percent.

    Lexus recorded its twentieth consecutive monthly sales record, with 2,039 Lexus luxury cars and SUVs sold in May, up 0.6 percent compared to last year. Lexus luxury SUVs also achieved a record for the month of May with 1,391 sold, up 24.4 percent.

    Toyota RAV4 achieved sales of 4,870 vehicles sold, up 15 percent and a fourth straight monthly record.

    Canadian Big 6 May 2016 Sales Results
    1. FCA – 31,724 vehicles sold in May, up 0.3%
    2. Ford – 29,400 vehicles sold in May, up 1.2%
    3. GM – 22,939 vehicles sold in May, down 16.4%
    4. Toyota – 22,158 vehicles sold in May, down 0.7%
    5. Honda – 18,753 vehicles sold in May, up 4.5%
    6. Nissan – 13,205 vehicles sold in May, up 1.7%
    Items of note: FCA regains the Canadian sales lead and Toyota is closing in on GM.

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