Toyota Motor North America sales rose 6.3 percent in January to 165,865 vehicles, with hybrid deliveries more than doubling and RAV4 and Highlander posting their best January ever. At Lexus, sales climbed 13 percent to 19,621 on the strength of record RX volume (7,377) and other strong crossover sales.
Brands: Toyota, up 5.5%; Lexus, up 13%
Notable nameplates: Toyota RAV4, up 35%; Tacoma, up 1.5%; Camry, up 4.3%; Corolla, down 6.5%; Lexus RX, up 34%; NX, down 3.9%; ES, down 3.4%
Incentives: $2,472 per vehicle, up 5.7% from a year earlier, ALG says.
Average transaction price: $32,685, up 1.1% from a year earlier, according to ALG.
Did you know? Hybrid sales for the Lexus brand rose 30 percent from a year earlier, while Toyota brand hybrid sales shot up 126 percent year over year, led by a sixfold jump for the RAV4 Hybrid .