Toyota Canada RAV4 Hybrid sales were up 95.5 per cent in October. Photo: Toyota CanadaClick image to enlarge

Toyota Canada (TCI) says it is continuing to build on its annual electrified vehicle sales record with 3,498 units sold, up 56 per cent in October compared to the same period last year, setting a new record for the month.

Led by sales of the made-in-Canada RAV4, TCI in September surpassed its previous annual electrified vehicles sales record set in 2018 a full quarter before the end of the year. Year-to-date sales of hybrids (30,118 units sold, up 49 per cent) continues its strong push in October led by the Prius Prime plug-in hybrid (918 units sold, up 368.4 per cent) and the RAV4 hybrid (1,574 units sold, up 95.5 per cent).

RAV4 gas and hybrid sales combined to set an annual record (55,821 units sold, up 19.7 per cent) with 6,348 units sold, up 13.2 per cent for the month. The previous annual record was set in 2018 with 55,385 units sold.

TCI reported overall sales of 20,792 vehicles during the month, down 4.1 per cent compared to the same period last year.

TCI's Toyota Division reported sales of 18,247 in October, down 2.7 per cent while the Lexus luxury division reported sales of 2,545 units, down 12.7 per cent.

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