Record sales of electrified vehicles accounted for 46.6% of total sales in August 19,718 units were sold in August, an increase of 26.8% over the previous year Lexus had a record August
Toyota Canada Inc.’s (TCI) record electrified vehicle sales continued to rise in August, accounting for 46.6% of the company’s total sales. Both the Toyota and Lexus divisions sold record numbers of electrified vehicles in August.
Electrified vehicles accounted for 44.4% of all Toyota units sold in August 2023, with record sales for the RAV4 Hybrid (up 117.0%), RAV4 Prime Plug-in Hybrid (up 470.8%) and Corolla Hybrid ( up 363.9%), including a strong first month of sales for the Grand Highlander Hybrid.
Electrified vehicles also accounted for 61% of total Lexus units sold in August 2023. Demand was particularly strong for the NX Hybrid, NX Plug-in Hybrid and RX Hybrid (up 515.3%), with the latter even registering a month record.
A total of 1,749 ZEV vehicles were sold in August across Toyota and Lexus’ electrified vehicle lineup.
A strong month of August
In total, TCI sold 19,718 vehicles in August 2023, an increase of 26.8% compared to August 2022.
The Toyota division sold 17,118 units, up 26.8% from August 2022. The Corolla Cross and Tundra both set records in August while the Grand Highlander Hybrid had a strong first month of sales.
Lexus also had a strong month, with a record August, selling 2,600 units, up 26.7% from August 2022, with August sales records for the RX lineups and NX, as well as the convertible LC.
Toyota Motor Manufacturing Canada (TMMC) vehicles assembled in Canada led sales
Sales of the Toyota RAV4, Canada’s top-selling passenger vehicle, rose 36.9% on strong sales of the RAV4 Hybrid in August. The Lexus RX and Lexus NX, manufactured by TMMC, also posted strong sales in August, including a record for the RX lineup.
About Toyota Canada Inc.
Toyota Canada Inc. (TCI) is the exclusive Canadian distributor of Toyota and Lexus vehicles. Toyota has sold more than six million vehicles domestically through a network of 287 Toyota and Lexus dealerships. Toyota is committed to providing Canadian motorists with quality service and vehicles recognized for their high level of safety, quality, durability and reliability. TCI’s head office is located in Toronto and the company also has regional offices in Vancouver, Calgary, Montreal and Halifax, parts distribution centers in Clarington and Vancouver, and two production plants across the country. These plants have already produced more than nine million vehicles, including models very popular with Canadian consumers, such as the Toyota RAV4 and RAV4 hybrid, the Lexus RX 350 and RX 450h hybrid, as well as the Lexus NX 250, NX 350 and NX 350h hybrid. Toyota has sold more than 19 million electrified vehicles worldwide and is the manufacturer that sells the most electrified vehicles in Canada.