Toyota Motor Sales U.S.A., Inc, a division of Toyota Motor Corp. (TM: Quote), reported sales of 202,973 units, an increase of 72.9 percent compared to May 2011 on a daily selling rate or DSR basis.
Unadjusted for 26 selling days in May 2012 versus 24 selling days in May 2011, the company's sales were up 87.3 percent over the year-ago month on a raw volume basis.
The Toyota Division posted May total sales of 181,510 units, an increase of 74.4 percent over May 2011 on a DSR basis. Volume-wise, Toyota Division sales were up 88.9 percent over the year-ago month.
The Lexus Division reported total sales of 21,463 units, up 61.0 percent over May 2011 on a DSR basis. Volume-wise, Lexus Division sales were up 74.4 compared to last year.
Toyota Division passenger cars posted combined sales of 104,422 units, up 88.1 percent over May 2011.
Toyota Division light trucks recorded May sales of 77,088 units, an increase of 58.7 percent compared to May 2011. The RAV4 compact SUV led light trucks, posting monthly sales of 19,248 units, up 106.0 percent over last year.
Lexus reported passenger car sales of 9,621 units, up 56.3 percent over May 2011.
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