Thanks to models like Camry and Camry Hybrid, Toyota posted a 44.3 percent sales increase in April in the United States. Toyota sold 99,450 units in April and the combined sales of Camry and Camry Hybrid hit 36,820 units, an increase of 36.1 percent year-over-year. Prius sales also recorded its best ever April as sales hit 25,168 units showing a 126.9 percent increase comparing with April 2011.
Toyota Corolla sales also saw a 15.2 percent increase (24,804 units) over the year-ago month. Toyota Avalon sales saw a 20.9 percent increase with sales of 2,881 units. Toyota light trucks sales also saw a 6.5 percent compared to April 2011 with 61,043 units.
The RAV4 was the bestseller in April as Toyota sold 15,196 units, a 9.7 percent increase over last year. Highlander and Highlander Hybrid reported combined sales of 9,352 units, while the 4Runner sales hit a record 3,783 units, increasing 5.7 percent.
Toyota sold 10,901 Tacomas, an increase of 16.7 percent over April 2011. The Tundra reported sales of 7,219 units, while the Sienna recorded sales of 9,451 units.