Toyota truck sales in U.S. off to Sluggish Start in 2019


Toyota pickup truck sales in the U.S. were down 1.4 percent in January compared to the same month a year ago.

San Antonio’s Toyota Motor Manufacturing Texas Inc. plant produces Tundra and Tacoma trucks. The slide could have been worse, if not for the Tacoma.

This was the best January ever for the smaller pickup, Toyota officials said. Sales were up 0.8 percent after dealers moved more than 16,800 Tacomas last month. It was a different story for the full-size Tundra, as sales were down 6.3 percent from the same time a year ago. Toyota Motor Corp. (NYSE: TM) sold fewer than 7,200 Tundra pickups in January.

The sluggish January truck sales follow a strong....READ MORE HERE