Toyota brand sales rose 4.1 percent in May to 197,637 vehicles, powered by strong demand for the RAV4 crossover and Tacoma pickup. Meanwhile, Lexus sales slipped 3.4 percent to 24,537, dragged down by weak car sales. Collectively, Toyota Motor North America sales rose 3.2 percent to 222,174 as the company ended a six-month U.S. sales decline.
Brands: Toyota up 4.1%; Lexus down 3.4%
Notable nameplates: Toyota Corolla down 13%; Camry up 21%; RAV4 up 14%; Tacoma up 6.8%; Lexus ES up 24%, RX down 9.4%; NX down 7.3%
Incentives: $2,060 per vehicle, down 7.3% from a year earlier, ALG says.
Average transaction price: $32,366, up 1.3% from a year earlier, according to ALG.
Did you know? The Toyota Tacoma marked its 19th consecutive month of year-over-year sales increases, while Lexus hybrid sales were up 40% year over year.