TORRANCE, Calif. (WTVA) -- Toyota Motor Sales today reported August 2012 sales results of 188,520 units, an increase of 40.2 percent compared to the same period last year on a daily selling rate basis.
On a raw volume basis, unadjusted for 27 selling days in August 2012 compared to 26 selling days in August 2011, TMS sales were up 45.6 percent from the year-ago month.
The Toyota Division posted total August sales of 164,283 units, an increase of 42.0 percent on a DSR basis from August 2011.
On a raw volume basis, Toyota Division sales were up 47.5 percent from the year-ago month.
Toyota Division passenger cars recorded combined monthly sales of 93,083 units, up 47.2 percent from August 2011.
Passenger car sales were led by Camry and Camry Hybrid with combined sales of 36,720 units, and Corolla reported August sales of 24,311 units.
The Prius family of vehicles posted August sales of 21,111 units.
Toyota Division light trucks recorded August sales of 71,200 units, an increase of 47.9 percent compared to
the same month last year.
Light truck sales were again led by the RAV4 compact SUV and Tacoma mid-size pickup truck, with monthly sales of 15,685 and 12,193, respectively.
Highlander and Highlander Hybrid reported combined sales of 11,441 units, and the Tundra full-size pickup reported sales of 11,347 units.