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TOYOTA TOPS 1 MILLION VEHICLE SALES IN 1992 MODEL YEAR, 38 PERCENT NORTH AMERICAN

 TOYOTA TOPS 1 MILLION VEHICLE SALES IN 1992 MODEL YEAR,
 38 PERCENT NORTH AMERICAN
 TORRANCE, Calif., Oct. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Toyota Motor Sales (TMS) U.S.A. Inc. today reported that its total vehicle sales for model year (MY) 1992 were 1,027,651, up 1.2 percent from the 1,011,755 it sold in MY 1991.
 "The recessionary nature of this model year highlights that quality and value are what matter most to car buyers," said Yale Gieszl, TMS executive vice president. "Price is a factor, but the reputation of the manufacturer and dealer is still key."
 Sales of Toyota's North American-built vehicles rose 17.0 percent to 391,107 for the 1992 model year, up from 333,225 in MY 1991. North American-built Toyota vehicles accounted for 38.1 percent of sales during MY 1992, up from 32.9 percent MY 1991.
 Toyota Division sold 936,457 vehicles in MY '92, down 1.4 percent from the 946,364 it sold in the last model year.
 Sales leaders for MY 1992 included Camry, up 3.8 percent to 277,792 from 266,631 in MY 1991; Corolla, up 2.2 percent to 206,560 from 201,423 in MY 1991; and Toyota pickup truck, up 3.7 percent to 171,930 from 165,332 in MY 1991.
 Lexus Division reported MY 1992 sales of 91,194 cars, up 39.4 percent compared to the 65,391 sold during the '91 model year.
 There were 308 selling days in MY 1992 and 307 in MY 1991.
 -0- 10/5/92
 /CONTACT: John Hanson, 310-618-4718, or Jim Fewel, 310-618-4649, both of Toyota/ CO: Toyota Motor Sales U.S.A. Inc. ST: California IN: AUT SU:


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