Even though gasoline prices stayed low in January, particularly in the first half of the month, sales of
climbed eleven percent compared to 2006.
doesn't break out sales of the
hybrid so they aren't included, but all the other hybrids sold a combined total of 17,591 for the month. As usual
was the big winner taking eighty percent of all the hybrid sales. The new
hybrid grabbed 8.9 percent of all Camry sales coming in second behind the
. The Highland and
RX400h dropped 20 percent and 15.7 percent respectively compared to last year. The
hybrids were up 37.7 percent compared to 2006 and should probably continue to increase through the year as the redesigned 2008 models which recently started production become available.
was the big loser this month, with the
down almost 44 percent and the
off another 29.3 percent with only 248 sales.