Toyota brand sales fell 4.8 percent in April to 162,506 as a large decline in sales of the Corolla dragged down record results from both the RAV4 and Tacoma. Meanwhile, Lexus sales slipped 1.3 percent in April to 21,360 on weakened sales of its nonhybrid crossovers. Collectively, Toyota Motor North America sales fell 4.4 percent to 183,866, the sixth consecutive year-over-year decline.
Brands: Toyota down 4.8%; Lexus down 1.3%.
Notable nameplates: Toyota Corolla down 24%, Camry down 2.1%, RAV4 up 10%, Tacoma up 8.3%; Lexus ES up 8.7%, RX down 2.4%, NX down 5.9%
Incentives: $2,205 per vehicle, down 2% from a year earlier, ALG says.
Average transaction price: $32,358, up 0.2% from a year earlier, according to ALG.
Did you know? The Toyota Tacoma marked its 18th consecutive month of year-over-year sales increases in April, while Lexus hybrid sales were up 61% year over year.