Toyota in Europe in 2019, on course for Success

13.1.2020 Toyota has grown in Europe in 2019: a Total of 1.089.422 sold Toyota and Lexus vehicles correspond to an increase in sales of 5.2 percent. The combined market share of the two Japanese brands climbed to 5.3 percent.

Responsible for this development, in particular, the 550.000 hybrid models are: 52 percent more than every second vehicle on a gasoline and an electric motor has, in the meantime, in Western Europe this share is 63 percent. Toyota and Lexus offer a total of 20 hybrid and to so many like no other automotive manufacturer.

Lexus UX (photo: Lexus)

The Japanese brands have introduced in the past year, seven new models – including, of course, so many Hybrids. Toyota has discontinued this for the first time since 2008 on a Europe-wide more than a Million vehicles, which represents an increase of 4.5 percent compared to 2018. The new Corolla (fuel consumption combined: 5.8-3.3 l/100 km, CO2-emissions combined: 132-76 g/km) returned as a five-door hatchback and Touring Sports-called station wagon with two hybrid drives in the compact class.

The four-door Corolla sedan what for the first time with dual motors on the road. With the Camry (fuel consumption of 4.4-4.3 l/100 km; CO2 combined:-emissions combined: 101-98 g/km) debuted another hybrid model, the sports car GR Supra (fuel consumption combined: 7.5 l/100 km, CO2-emissions combined: 170 g/km) so what is his Comeback.

Lexus has increased in 2019, Europe-wide, by 14.5 percent to a new all-time high of 87.206 units. The Premium brand has now recorded the sixth year of Growth in a row and doubled its sales since 2013.

As a driver of growth in the compact Crossover proved to be the model of the Lexus UX (fuel consumption combined: 5,5-4.1 l/100 km; CO2 emissions combined: 126 – 94 g/km), the all-new Lexus ES (fuel consumption combined: 4,6 – 4,4 l/100km; CO2-emissions combined: 106 – 100 g/km) and Lexus RX (fuel consumption evaluated combined: 5.9-5.8 l/100 km; CO2-emission combined: 134 – 132 g/km).

With 96 percent, which nearly all sold Lexus models had in Western Europe on a hybrid drive, in Europe the proportion of what is 67 percent.

“We are extremely pleased with the strong development in 2019, despite some uncertain market conditions. The continued growth of Toyota and Lexus is a Testament to the success of our corporate strategy to focus on new products and the Expansion of the hybrid range,“ says Dr. Johan van Zyl, President and CEO of Toyota Motor Europe. “We thank our customers for their trust and loyalty, and are confident that this course to 2020 retained by seven new models, including the new Yaris, and the extension of the electrification with the Toyota RAV4 Plug-in Hybrid and all-electric Lexus UX.”

The Highlights at a Glance

Toyota Motor Europe 2019

Paragraph: 1.089.422 Units (+ 5.2%)
Market Share: 5.3% (+ 0.3 Percentage Points)
Hybrid Sales: 562.040 Units (+ 17 Percent)
Hybrid Share: 52% (Western Europe: 63%, Eastern Europe: 19 Percent)

Toyota 2019

Paragraph: 1.002.216 Units (+ 4.5%)
Hybrid Sales: 503.891 Units (+ 16 Percent)
Hybrid Share: 50% (Western Europe: 61%; Eastern Europe: 20 Percent)

Lexus 2019

Paragraph: 87.206 Units (+ 14.5 Percent)
Hybrid Sales: 58.149 Units (+ 27 Percent)
Hybrid Share: 67 Percent (Western/Central Europe: 96%, Eastern Europe: 6%)

The fuel consumption and emission values were determined in accordance with the prescribed EU methods of measurement (regulation (EC) no 715/2007). Further information on official fuel consumption and official specific emissions of CO2 can be taken from car emissions of new passenger cars in the “guidelines on fuel consumption, CO2 emissions and power consumption of new Passenger cars”, of charge at all sales outlets and at the Deutschen Automobil Treuhand GmbH (DAT) is available free of charge.

Lexus UX 300e (photo: Lexus)

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