Company said it continued to experience record hybrid vehicle sales in June
TORONTO—Canadians are continuing to turn to electrified vehicles, according to Toyota Canada Inc. The company said it continued to experience record hybrid vehicle sales in June, with 2,496 units sold last month, up 5.5 per cent compared to 2017.
Strong sales of Prius (up 28.3 per cent), including Prius Prime Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicles (413 units), contributed to a best June ever for TCI electrified vehicle sales.
Overall, TCI sold a total of 23,289 vehicles, down 0.6 per cent compared to 2017, with the Toyota division reporting a total of 20,833 units, down 1.1% compared to last year.
More Canadians are also turning to sophistication and performance this summer. Toyota Canada Inc. (TCI)’s Lexus luxury division reported record June sales of 2,456 units, up 3.5 per cent compared to June 2017.
The Canadian-made Lexus RX and the Lexus NX helped boost the luxury brand to a new monthly record, with 983 RX units sold, up 18.1 per cent, and 824 NX units sold, up 17.9 per cent compared to last June.