Toyota US sales Up 12% In February image

Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc., a division of Toyota Motor Corp. reported monthly sales results of 159,423 units in February, up 7.9 percent over the year-ago month on a daily selling rate basis (DSR) and 12.4 percent on an unadjusted raw volume basis.

“Camry sales continue to surge, and Prius, Yaris and Scion all posted double digit gains in February. We expect that high gas prices will continue to be a top purchase consideration for consumers, which bodes well for Toyota’s continued growth in 2012,” said Bob Carter, Toyota Division group vice president and general manager, Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc.

TMS Hybrids posted February sales of 27,458 hybrid vehicles, an increase of 60.1 percent. Toyota Division recorded monthly sales of 24,813 hybrids, up 56.3 percent year-over-year.

Lexus Division reported sales of 2,645 hybrids, increasing 107.8 percent compared to the same period last year.

The Lexus Division reported sales of 16,678 vehicles, a jump of 15.9 percent over last year.