TORRENCE, Ca. (WTVA) -- The increase in sales of the Corolla helped Toyota Motor Sales, USA show an increase in sales during the month of March.
The automaker reported sales of 205,342 Toyota, Lexus and Scion vehicles, up one percent of the same month last year.
Toyota officials say the North American built Corolla lead the charge with sales of 31,380 cars, an increase of 22.6 percent during the same period last year.
For the year, sales of the Corolla, built at the plant in Blue Springs, are up 32.8 percent.
Toyota officials say the company had its best month since the Cash for Clunkers promotion in August of 2009.