Toyota will stop selling Camry in Japan

International Business News – Toyota has notified Japanese distributors and others that it will stop producing the Japanese model of the Camry, the representative model of the sedan, by the end of 2023. Sales will be discontinued in Japan one by one, and the new Camry being developed will be sold exclusively overseas. Camrys for export will continue to be produced in Japan. Since its launch in 1980, Camry has sold a total of about 1.3 million units in Japan. The 43-year history of sales in Japan is coming to an end.

Toyota gave this notice before March 22. The company has essentially stopped accepting new orders for existing Camry models in Japan. For Toyota, the Camry is a global strategic model on par with the Corolla, named after the Japanese word for “crown” (pronounced Kanmuri in Roman). The Camry is currently produced at the Embankment Plant (located in Toyota City, Aichi Prefecture, Japan), in the United States and in China.

The price of the Camry in Japan is 3,490,000 to 4,680,000 yen (approximately 182,800 to 245,100 yen) including tax. According to Toyota’s official website and the automotive information platform MarkLines, by the end of 2022, the Camry will have sold more than 21 million units in more than 100 countries worldwide. the current model, which was completely improved in 2017, is the 10th generation model.