Toyota September Sales Down 32%; Honda Drops 24%SAs clear proof that today's recession is an equal-opportunity unemployer, Toyota has posted a September sales decline of 32% from a year earlier — one of the worst results in the company's 50 years of US sales — while Honda sank 24% in the face of the consumer credit crisis. The declines at Toyota and Honda reinforce analysts' perceptions that auto sales are now being affected more by the US economic crisis than they are by high fuel prices. More sales numbers as we get them.