TORRANCE, Calif., (June 19, 2013) — The Kentucky-built Toyota Camry, America’s top-selling car for the past 11 years, is ranked the number one midsize car in the 2013 J.D. Power Initial Quality Survey.
The annual survey measures problems experienced in the first 90 days of ownership. The current generation Camry, introduced as a 2012 model, features a contemporary design, upgraded interior, a 40-mpg hybrid model and an array of features that consumers like.
Most of the Camrys sold are produced at two U.S. facilities – Toyota Motor Manufacturing Kentucky and Subaru of Indiana Automotive, Inc. Camry Assembly Line B, at Subaru’s Lafayette, Ind., received the J. D. Powers Platinum Assembly Line Quality Award for 2013.
Since it was introduced to the U.S market in 1983, nearly 10 million Camrys have been sold.
About Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Kentucky, Inc.
Toyota’s largest plant in North America, Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Kentucky, Inc. (TMMK) started production in May 1988. The Georgetown, Ky. plant employs approximately 6,600 full time team members and represents a $6 billion investment. TMMK currently produces the Camry, Camry Hybrid, Avalon, Avalon Hybrid and Venza as well as four-cylinder and V-6 engines and other engine components. Annual capacity is 500,000 vehicles and 600,000 engines. Since 1987, TMMK has donated more than $44 million to non-profit organizations throughout Kentucky.
Toyota (NYSE:TM) established operations in North America in 1957. Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc. supports 14 manufacturing plants. Toyota directly employs nearly 39,000 people in North America and its investment here is currently valued at more than $24.5 billion, including sales and manufacturing operations, research and development, financial services and design. Toyota's annual purchasing of parts, materials, goods and services from North American suppliers totals nearly $30 billion. Toyota currently produces 12 vehicles in North America, including the Avalon, Camry, Corolla, Highlander, Matrix, RAV4, Sienna, Sequoia, Tacoma, Tundra, Venza and the Lexus RX 350. For more information about Toyota, visit www.toyota.com or www.toyotanewsroom.com.
Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Kentucky, Inc.