With fuel prices having risen over the last several months, more Canadians have been turning to hybrid electric vehicles as a solution.
As a result, Toyota Canada reported record overall hybrid vehicle sales in July, with 2,079 units sold. This represents a 9.2 percent increase compared with the same period in 2017.
Electrified vehicles (including hybrids) represented 11 percent of the company’s total sales in July.
Overall, Toyota Canada reported total sales of 18,698 units during the month of July, which was actually down 1.4 percent compared to 2017. The Lexus luxury division reported a total of 1,834 units sold, down 9.1 percent compared to 2017.