Toyota exceed 7m global hybrid sales

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Toyota’s worldwide hybrid vehicle sales continues to accelerate

In just nine months a million Toyota units have been sold taking the cumulative total for hybrid sales through the seven million mark reaching 7.053 million.

The results emphasise Toyota’s commitment to helping mitigate the impact of motor vehicles on the environment by encouraging the mass-market adoption of cleaner and more efficient hybrids.

Toyota’s hybrid range continues to grow, with 28 different passenger car models (including the Prius Plug-in hybrid) currently sold in more than 90 countries and regions. The new model strategy for 2014-2015 features 15 new hybrids, including the new Lexus NX 300h crossover and RC 300h coupe in the UK. In the future more new models and markets will be added.

Toyota calculates that as of the end of September their hybrid vehicles have reduced the amount of CO2 entering the atmosphere by approximately 49 million tonnes, compared to the impact the same number of equivalent petrol-powered vehicles would have. On the same basis, it also estimates its hybrids have saved around 18,000 million litres of petrol.

Cumulative sales of Toyota hybrid passenger vehicles

Model Global Europe UK
Prius 3360.4 273.8 64.082
Prius α/Prius v/Prius + 498.0 27.0 2.649
Aqua/Prius c 853.8
Camry Hybrid 474.9
Alphard Hybrid 49.4
Auris Hybrid 181.1 175.3 25.193*
Yaris Hybrid 118.1 115.3 15.199
Avalon Hybrid 30.7
Highlander Hybrid/Kluger Hybrid 141.9
Vellfire Hybrid 20.5
Sai 84.7
Estima Hybrid 110.1
Crown Hybrid 101.0
Harrier Hybrid 40.8
Crown Mild Hybrid 6.5
Crown Majesta 7.2
Corolla Axio Hybrid 21.6
Corolla Fielder Hybrid 57.1
Voxy Hybrid 32.2
Noah Hybrid 22.9
Lexus LS 600h/600hL 37.7 4.6 0.626
Lexus GS 450h/300h 45.2 14.2 3.734
Lexus RX 400h/450h 305.2 90.1 24.042
Lexus HS 250h 64.1
Lexus CT 200h 207.6 49.0 16.557
Lexus ES 300h 74.7 0.4
Lexus IS 300h 32.9 13.1 4.609
Lexus NX 300h 3.0 0.5 0.015
Prius Plug-in 65.3 9.1 1.279

Toyota’s hybrid system is designed as a core technology that can be used in different forms to create environmentally efficient vehicles for different customer requirements. The company will continue to work to raise performance, reduce costs and expand its product line-up – including the introduction of environmentally efficient non-hybrid vehicles.

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