Nissan Group reports March 2014 Canadian sales

  March 2014 March 2013 % Change
Nissan Group Total Sales (units) 10,470 8,461 +23.7
Nissan Division sales 9,404 7,437 +26.4
Infiniti sales* 1,066 1,024 +4.1

 

MISSISSAUGA, ON, April 1, 2014 /CNW/ - Nissan Group today announced total Canadian March sales of 10,470 units, an increase of 23.7 per cent and the eighth consecutive month of record sales. Both the company and the Nissan brand recorded best March sales ever, while the Infiniti luxury brand reported its best-ever month. The Nissan brand sold 9,404 units, up 26.4 per cent, while the Infiniti brand increased 4.1 per cent over the same period last year, with 1,066 units sold.

Nissan Division March highlights:

  • Nissan Division recorded its best March on record with 9,404 units sold, up 26.4 per cent over the previous year.
  • The all-new Rogue crossover set an all-time sales record with 2,483 units sold, up 56.8 per cent from March 2013.
  • Sales of the all-new Pathfinder set a new March record with 1,044 units sold, an increase of 85.8 per cent over the previous year.
  • Best March on record for both Frontier and Titan, with year-over-year sales increases of 32.2 and 112.5 per cent, respectively.

Infiniti Division March highlights:

  • Best month ever for Infiniti brand with 1,066 units sold, an increase of 4.1 per cent.
  • Best March on record marks nine consecutive months of sales growth.

NISSAN DIVISION SALES
  March   March   Monthly   CYTD   CYTD   CYTD
2014   2013   % Change   2014   2013   % Change
Nissan Division Total 9,404   7,437   26.4   21,037   16,462   27.8
Versa 1,546   742   108.4   2,991   1,924   55.5
cube ® 3   19   -84.2   11   50   -78.0
LEAF™ 75   82   -8.5   180   156   15.4
JUKE 382   360   6.1   811   785   3.3
Sentra 1,421   1,485   -4.3   3,148   3,162   -0.4
Altima 874   1,195   -26.9   1,963   2,330   -15.8
Maxima 150   258   -41.9   291   463   -37.1
370Z 37   32   15.6   62   49   26.5
GT-R 28   16   75.0   31   22   40.9
Total Car 4,516   4,189   7.8   9,488   8,941   6.1
Frontier 353   267   32.2   883   577   53.0
Xterra 162   109   48.6   318   234   35.9
Rogue 2,483   1,584   56.8   6,092   3,429   77.7
Pathfinder 1,044   562   85.8   2,204   1,395   58.0
Murano 278   387   -28.2   705   898   -21.5
Quest 23   36   -36.1   43   94   -54.3
Armada 48   43   11.6   104   110   -5.5
Titan 357   168   112.5   801   516   55.2
NV 56   91   -38.5   137   267   -48.7
NV200 84   1   100.0   262   1   100.0
Total Truck 4,888   3,248   50.5   11,549   7,521   53.6
 
INFINITI DIVISION SALES
  March   March   Monthly   CYTD   CYTD   CYTD
2014   2013   % Change   2014   2013   % Change
Infiniti Division Total 1,066   1,024   4.1   2,597   2,256   15.1
Q50 370   272   36.0   821   501   63.9
Q60                         37   68   -45.6   89   128   -30.5
Q70 3   22   -86.4   23   74   -68.9
Total Car 410   362   13.3   933   703   32.7
QX50 210   188   11.7   477   461   3.5
QX60 360   350   2.9   949   786   20.7
QX70 50   84   -40.5   114   192   -40.6
QX80 36   40   -10.0   124   114   8.8
Total Truck 656   662   -0.9   1,664   1,553   7.1
 
COMBINED NISSAN AND INFINITI SALES
  March   March   Monthly   CYTD   CYTD   CYTD
2014   2013   % Change   2014   2013   % Change
TOTAL VEHICLE 10,470   8,461   23.7   23,634   18,718   26.3
Total Car 4,926   4,551   8.2   10,421   9,644   8.1
Total Truck 5,544   3,910   41.8   13,213   9,074   45.6

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

Information, images and B-Roll of Nissan's full lineup 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 184 independent Nissan dealerships, 35 Infiniti retailers and 44 Nissan Commercial Vehicle dealers 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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