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Sep 16, 5:14pm - #276897 
2004 Top-selling automotive brands [TOYOTA TAKES # 3]

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Sep 16, 5:17pm - #276899 
wow thats a lot of Camrys and A-hole-a's.

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Sep 16, 5:17pm - #276900 
not bad...

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Sep 16, 5:17pm - #276901 
SCION notes:

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What sells is whats new
Buyers increasingly want whats new.

As a result, first- or second-year sales of a product often are the strongest.

This is especially true of luxury models and innovative designs.

Consider that the sales of every BMW model are down this year except for the new 6 Series and X3, both of which are up from zero sales last year.

Every Jaguar model is down except for the new XJ | every Audi model is down except for the new A8 | every Buick except for the new Rainier | every Mitsubishi except for the new Endeavor | every Mazda except for the new Mazda3, Mazda6 and RX-8.

If a brand didnt introduce a new product, such as Lincoln and Saab, there was little to pull up its sales; both brands showed decreases for every model they carry.

Because whats new is what sells, we may be entering an era in which manufacturers launch more new vehicles, more often and in smaller numbers.

In other words, we could see a lot more niche products as automakers strive to keep their product lineups fresh.

So instead of trying to sell 400,000 models in a year such as a Toyota Camry, Honda Accord or Ford Explorer we might see manufacturers sell three or four different vehicles with a volume of 100,000 units each. Or fewer.

That may be the strategy GM is employing with the Kappa platform it introduced at the beginning of the year, which will be used to produce distinct Pontiac, Chevrolet, Saturn and perhaps other models two- and four-door models, sedans, coupes, station wagons and roadsters.

Taken to an extreme, manufacturers someday might produce one-of-a-kind or built-to-order models.

Come to think of it, thats somewhat of the approach being taken by Scion, with dealer add-ons allowing buyers to customize their vehicle with accessories such as a colored steering wheel and LED interior lights.


Look for this keep-it-fresh trend to accelerate, with product introductions occurring more often and increasing numbers of models on the market.

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The $16,500 (as shown) Scion tC looks to be a strong niche player...

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Sep 16, 5:25pm - #276902 
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Sep 16, 5:26pm - #276903 
very interesting...logical too.

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Sep 16, 5:30pm - #276904 
Looks like Honda & Toyota are the only ones top import companies left to fight off the domestics. rofl wink

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Sep 16, 5:30pm - #276905 
Originally Posted by grcelica
very interesting...logical too.


The decision Toyota made about their MR2/CELICA models, may now be a bit more clear after reading the above article rice


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Sep 16, 6:35pm - #276906 
Interesting to note that Toyota was #1 in car sales though. I'd like to see the detail by each model. I'm thinking '04 Celi's sold <10,000 units!

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Sep 16, 6:37pm - #276907 
#1 of all IMPORTS...

#2 to Domestics


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Sep 16, 6:45pm - #276908 
Originally Posted by isaac

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Toyota is the top selling import if the 2 top domestics werent upfront! Thats bad ass! thumbsup

im referring to isaacs first post about the cars

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Sep 16, 7:33pm - #276909 
go yota!!! thumbsup

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Sep 16, 9:27pm - #276910 
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Sep 16, 9:36pm - #276911 
damn straight buddy, toyota will burn the domestics thumbsup


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Sep 16, 9:37pm - #276912 
"metal storm 2040?"... yeah i like it


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Sep 16, 10:01pm - #276913 
of course we rock thumbsup

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Sep 16, 10:28pm - #276914 
it's all because ford and chev sell too many trucks...

toyota has the most car selling! see row one. thumbsup thumbsup

man i love the TC, i wanan tell my mama to get one from US if she gonna buy another car.


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Sep 16, 10:30pm - #276915 
customization is where its at wink least for people who care


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Sep 17, 3:42am - #276916 
in my country the toyota is the mest selling brand and the most sold car is
1. toyota Avensis
2. toyota corrola
3. toyota yaris
4. VW polo
5.Peugeot 307
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Sep 17, 4:57am - #276917 
pretty cool and that scion looks so nice from that angle

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Sep 17, 7:04am - #276918 
it is also worth mentioning that toyota is the most profitable car company (fortune magazine--august). lexus is the most profitable brand.

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Sep 17, 7:32am - #276919 
(best cartman voice) seriously you guys - toyota rocks

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Sep 17, 7:53am - #276920 
Originally Posted by MptGlw69
Looks like Honda & Toyota are the only ones top import companies left to fight off the domestics. rofl wink


haha, yepp thumbsup


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Sep 17, 9:31am - #276921 
i don't think i'll ever buy another toyota.

did i mention i just brought my car to the shop angry

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Sep 17, 9:34am - #276922 
That must be North America or United States only?

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Sep 17, 9:47am - #276923 
thats probably just united states statistics...but worldwide holds pretty much the same. as far as companies are concerend its 1. gmc 2. ford. 3. toyota

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Sep 17, 3:29pm - #276924 
my sister bought one of those camry, hence she is one of 213625...

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