Toyota Division Top 2013 Retail Sales Charts

Jason Siu
by Jason Siu

Toyota (including Lexus and Scion) was the top-selling retail automaker last year, closing 2013 with 2,236,042 vehicles sold.

In addition, the Toyota Camry ended last year as the best-selling car in America for the 12th year in a row while Toyota’s hybrids set an all-time sales record while retaining about 60 percent of the market. The Toyota Avalon also saw triple-digit gains over the year and the Japanese automaker’s trucks division saw a 12-percent increase in sales.

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As for Toyota’s luxury arm, Lexus, the ES model saw its sales increase by almost 30 percent over 2012. The all-new IS posted triple-digit gains in the month of December and saw its sales up 26.4 percent for the year.

“The auto industry was a consistent bright spot in the economic recovery throughout 2013,” said Bill Fay, Toyota division group vice president and general manager. “We expect the economy will continue to gain strength in 2014, with car sales rising to pre-recession levels.”

As an individual brand, it’s expected that Ford will top Toyota in the annual sales race. General Motors sold a total of 2.8 million vehicles in 2013, though that number includes fleet sales.

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Jason Siu
Jason Siu

Jason Siu began his career in automotive journalism in 2003 with Modified Magazine, a property previously held by VerticalScope. As the West Coast Editor, he played a pivotal role while also extending his expertise to Modified Luxury & Exotics and Modified Mustangs. Beyond his editorial work, Jason authored two notable Cartech books. His tenure at saw him immersed in the daily news cycle, yet his passion for hands-on evaluation led him to focus on testing and product reviews, offering well-rounded recommendations to AutoGuide readers. Currently, as the Content Director for VerticalScope, Jason spearheads the content strategy for an array of online publications, a role that has him at the helm of ensuring quality and consistency across the board.

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  • Milan Kothari Milan Kothari on Jan 04, 2014

    Toyota should design a supersports car and also bring back the cellica and the starlet and the tercel and the corona and the carina and the corolla and the toyota super saloon the toyota mr2