Nissan Group reports February 2014 Canadian sales

  February 2014 February 2013 % Change
Nissan Group Total Sales (units) 6,804 5,635 +20.7
Nissan Division sales 6,009 4,924 +22.0
Infiniti sales* 795 711 +11.8

 

MISSISSAUGA, ON, March 3, 2014 /CNW/ - Nissan announced today total Canadian sales for February 2014 of 6,804 units, an increase of 20.7 per cent compared to last year, with the company and both the Nissan and Infiniti brands recording their best February ever. The Nissan brand sold 6,009 units, up 22 per cent with the Infiniti brand up 11.8 per cent with 795 units sold over the same period last year.

Nissan Division February highlights:

  • Nissan Division set a February record with 6,009 deliveries, an increase of 22 per cent over the prior year.
  • Rogue crossover sales also set a February record with 1,737 units sold, up 70 per cent from February 2013.
  • Best February on record for both Frontier and Titan, with year-over-year sales increases of 104.7 and 43.6 per cent, respectively.
  • Sales of Pathfinder increased 24 per cent this month with sales of 538 units.
  • The all-electric Nissan LEAF had its best February ever, with 64 units sold, up 73 per cent over February 2013.

Infiniti Division February highlights:

  • Best February on record for Infiniti brand

*For more information on Infiniti's February sales performance, please visit www.media.infiniti.ca

NISSAN DIVISION SALES
  February   February   Monthly   CYTD   CYTD   CYTD
2014   2013   % Change   2014   2013   % Change
Nissan
Division Total
6,009   4,924   22.0   11,633   9,025   28.9
Versa 726   661   9.8   1,445   1,182   22.3
cube ® 4   18   -77.8   8   31   -74.2
LEAF™ 64   37   73.0   105   74   41.9
JUKE 233   246   -5.3   429   425   0.9
Sentra 920   918   0.2   1,727   1,677   3.0
Altima 600   636   -5.7   1,089   1,135   -4.1
Maxima 79   102   -22.5   141   205   -31.2
370Z 13   8   62.5   25   17   47.1
GT-R 1   3   -66.7   3   6   -50.0
Total Car 2,640   2,629   0.4   4,972   4,752   4.6
Frontier 303   148   104.7   530   310   71.0
Xterra 91   66   37.9   156   125   24.8
Rogue 1,737   1,022   70.0   3,609   1,845   95.6
Pathfinder 538   434   24.0   1,160   833   39.3
Murano 274   293   -6.5   427   511   -16.4
Quest 10   26   -61.5   20   58   -65.5
Armada 23   37   -37.8   56   67   -16.4
Titan 260   181   43.6   444   348   27.6
NV 37   88   -58.0   81   176   -54.0
NV200 96   0   100.0   178   0   100.0
Total Truck 3,369   2,295   46.8   6,661   4,273   55.9
 
INFINITI DIVISION SALES
  February   February   Monthly   CYTD   CYTD   CYTD
2014   2013   % Change   2014   2013   % Change
Infiniti
Division Total
795   711   11.8   1,531   1,232   24.3
Q50 231   117   97.4   451   229   96.9
Q60                         34   37   -8.1   52   60   -13.3
Q70 8   26   -69.2   20   52   -61.5
Total Car 273   180   51.7   523   341   53.4
QX50 154   149   3.4   267   273   -2.2
QX60 293   276   6.2   589   436   35.1
QX70 33   59   -44.1   64   108   -40.7
QX80 42   47   -10.6   88   74   18.9
Total Truck 522   531   -1.7   1,008   891   13.1
 
COMBINED NISSAN AND INFINITI SALES
  February   February   Monthly   CYTD   CYTD   CYTD
2014   2013   % Change   2014   2013   % Change
TOTAL
VEHICLE
6,804   5,635   20.7   13,164   10,257   28.3
Total Car 2,913   2,809   3.7   5,495   5,093   7.9
Total Truck 3,891   2,826   37.7   7,669   5,164   48.5

More information, high-res images and b-roll are available at www.media.nissan.ca or upon request. 

About Nissan
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd., Japan's second-largest automotive company, is headquartered in Yokohama, Japan, and is part of the Renault-Nissan Alliance. Operating with more than 248,000 employees globally, Nissan provided customers with more than 4.9 million vehicles in 2012, generating revenue of 9.4 trillion yen ($US118.95 billion) in fiscal 2011. With a strong commitment to developing exciting and innovative products for all, Nissan delivers a comprehensive range of 64 models under the Nissan and Infiniti brands. A pioneer in zero-emission mobility, Nissan made history with the introduction of the Nissan LEAF, the first affordable, mass-market, pure-electric vehicle and winner of numerous international accolades, including the prestigious 2011-2012 Car of the Year Japan and 2011 World Car of the Year awards. 

For more information on our products, services and commitment to sustainable mobility, visit our website at http://www.nissan-global.com/EN/.

About Nissan Canada
Nissan Canada Inc. (NCI) is the Canadian sales, marketing and distribution subsidiary of Nissan Motor Limited and Nissan North America, Inc. With offices in Vancouver (BC), Mississauga (ON), and Kirkland (QC), NCI directly employs 250 full-time staff. There are 180 independent Nissan dealerships and 32 Infiniti retailers across Canada. A pioneer in zero emission mobility, Nissan made history with the introduction of the Nissan LEAF, the first affordable, mass-market, pure-electric vehicle and winner of numerous international accolades including the prestigious 2011 European Car of the Year and World Car of the Year awards.

More information about Nissan in Canada and the complete line of Nissan and Infiniti vehicles can be found online at www.nissan.ca and www.infiniti.ca.

SOURCE Nissan Canada Inc.

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