Published on May 14th, 2012 | by Joshua S Hill5
Toyota Prius Sales Earn Best April Yet
May 14th, 2012 by Joshua S Hill
Toyota Motor Sales reported at the beginning of the month that April had been the best ever April for the Toyota Prius.
In a month where Toyota sales across the line increased 11.6 percent over the year-ago month on a raw volume basis, the Toyota Prius recorded its best ever April with a total of 25,168 units sold, increasing 126.9 percent compared to the same period last year.
In addition, Camry and Camry Hybrid led passenger cars with combined monthly sales of 36,820 units, an increase of 36.1 percent year-over-year.
Overall, Toyota Motor Sales recorded sales of 32,593 hybrid vehicles, an increase of 124.6 percent compared to the same period last year, which was split as such — 30,126 hybrids for the month for the Toyota Division, up 142.7 percent over the year-ago month, and 2,467 hybrid sales for the Lexus Division, increasing 17.6 percent year-over-year.
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