Driven by brisk demand for the Camry and Prius, Toyota Motor Corp. said its June U.S. sales increased by 14 percent compared with June 2012.
Toyota's U.S. business unit reported June sales of 195,235 vehicles, an increase of 14 percent over June 2012 on a daily-selling-rate basis.
Toyota's top-selling U.S. model was the Camry midsize sedan at 35,870 vehicles, up nearly 12 percent year-over-year.
At 21,079 vehicles, sales of the Prius hybrid increased by 10 percent year-over-year, making it Toyota's third-best U.S. model.
Sales of the compact Corolla were flat at 26,458 vehicles.
"The auto industry led the economic recovery through the first half of 2013, kicking off a strong summer selling season, which we expect will carry into the second half of the year," said Bill Fay, group vice president and general manager for the Toyota Division.
Among other highlights, the RAV4 crossover SUV had its best June ever, with a 36 percent jump in sales to 20,540 vehicles.
For the first half of 2013, Toyota Motor Sales USA reported sales of 1.1 million units, up nearly 7 percent from the first half of 2012 on a daily-selling-rate basis.