Nissan Group reports June Canadian sales

  June 2014 June 2013 % Change
Nissan Group Total Sales (units) 11,320 8,889 +27.3
Nissan Division sales 10,561 8,196 +28.9
Infiniti sales* 759 693 +9.5

 

MISSISSAUGA, ON, July 2, 2014 /CNW/ - Nissan Group today announced total Canadian sales for June of 11,320 units, an increase of 27.3 per cent and an all-time monthly sales record. This milestone comes on the heels of the Nissan Group exceeding 100,000 units sold on a 12-month rolling calendar in May.

The Nissan brand sold 10,561 units in June, up 28.9 per cent, while the Infiniti brand increased 9.5 per cent over the same period last year, with 759 units sold.

Nissan Division June highlights:

  • Best month ever for the Nissan Group at 11,320 sales, an increase of 27.3 per cent.
  • June marks the fourth consecutive month of sales surpassing the 10,000 unit mark.
  • The all-new Nissan Rogue crossover achieved its best-ever June sales of 2,419 units, an increase of 39 per cent.
  • The fully-electric Nissan LEAF set an all-time sales record with 104 units sold.
  • Nissan Pathfinder sport utility continues to perform well with 857 units sold, an increase of 43 per cent over the previous year.
  • Sales of the Sentra compact sedan finished the month at 1,975, up 14 per cent and the best June since 2002.
  • Versa Note sales increased 81 per cent to 1,695 in June.
  • In its second full month back in Canadian dealerships, the all-new 2015 Nissan Micra subcompact vehicle sales totalled 929 units.

Infiniti Division June highlights:

  • In June, 759 Infiniti units were sold, marking 12 uninterrupted months of sales growth.
NISSAN DIVISION SALES
  June   June   Monthly   CYTD   CYTD   CYTD
2014   2013   % Change   2014   2013   % Change
Nissan Division Total 10,561   8,196   28.9   51,011   39,708   28.5
Micra 929   0   100.0   2,007   0   100.0
Versa 1,659   915   81.3   7,977   4,585   74.0
cube ® 1   20   -95.0   14   107   -86.9
LEAF™ 104   13   700.0   462   248   86.3
JUKE 271   406   -33.3   1,979   2,020   -2.0
Sentra 1,975   1,721   14.8   7,626   8,032   -5.1
Altima 981   1,131   -13.3   4,484   5,313   -15.6
Maxima 52   142   -63.4   432   846   -48.9
370Z 56   59   -5.1   238   274   -13.1
GT-R 16   17   -5.9   76   73   4.1
Total Car 6,044   4,424   36.6   25,295   21,498   17.7
Frontier 317   284   11.6   1,802   1,495   20.5
Xterra 57   93   -38.7   576   655   -12.1
Rogue 2,419   1,740   39.0   13,887   8,017   73.2
Pathfinder 857   598   43.3   4,825   3,257   48.1
Murano 419   283   48.1   1,857   1,936   -4.1
Quest 3   135   -97.8   61   342   -82.2
Armada 38   56   -32.1   201   278   -27.7
Titan 215   399   -46.1   1,552   1,460   6.3
NV 81   132   -38.6   356   596   -40.3
NV200 111   52   113.5   599   174   244.3
Total Truck 4,517   3,772   19.8   25,716   18,210   41.2
 
INFINITI DIVISION SALES
  June   June   Monthly   CYTD   CYTD   CYTD
2014   2013   % Change   2014   2013   % Change
Infiniti Division Total 759   693   9.5   5,090   4,344   17.2
Q50 274   137   100.0   1,726   903   91.1
Q60                         69   41   68.3   239   321   -25.5
Q70 7   23   -69.6   43   126   -65.9
Total Car 350   201   74.1   2,008   1,350   48.7
QX50 144   109   32.1   950   814   16.7
QX60 205   305   -32.8   1,696   1,631   4.0
QX70 26   52   -50.0   201   352   -42.9
QX80 34   26   30.8   235   197   19.3
Total Truck 409   492   -16.9   3,082   2,994   2.9
 
COMBINED NISSAN AND INFINITI SALES
  June   June   Monthly   CYTD   CYTD   CYTD
2014   2013   % Change   2014   2013   % Change
TOTAL VEHICLE 11,320   8,889   27.3   56,101   44,052   27.4
Total Car 6,394   4,625   38.2   27,303   22,848   19.5
Total Truck 4,926   4,264   15.5   28,798   21,204   35.8

*For more information on Infiniti's June 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 236,000 employees globally, Nissan sold more than 4.9 million vehicles and generated revenue of 9.6 trillion yen (USD 116.16 billion) in fiscal 2012. Nissan delivers a comprehensive range of over 60 models under the Nissan and Infiniti brands. In 2010, Nissan introduced the Nissan LEAF, and continues to lead in zero-emission mobility. The LEAF, the first mass-market, pure-electric vehicle launched globally, is now the best-selling EV in history. 

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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