Toyota Motor reported a drop in April U.S. sales to 126,540 vehicles, a 42% decrease.
Sales for the year to date were down 38% at 486,212 vehicles.
The Japanese automaker's luxury Lexus division saw sales fall 39% to 14,195 while the Toyota division posted a 42% drop to 112,345.
Total car sales were down 42% while light truck sales were down 41%.
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