Nissan Group Reports July Canadian Sales

  July 2014 July 2013 % Change
Nissan Group Total Sales (units) 11,434 8,176 39.8
Nissan Division sales 10,656 7,436 43.3
Infiniti sales* 778 740 5.1

 

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Aug. 1, 2014 /CNW/ - Nissan Group today announced total Canadian sales for July of 11,434 units, an increase of 39.8 per cent and an all-time monthly sales record. This sales achievement marks 12 consecutive months of record sales growth for the Nissan Group in Canada.

The Nissan brand increased 43.3 per cent with 10,656 units sold, setting a monthly sales record. The Infiniti brand increased 5.1 per cent over the same period last year, with 778 units sold.

Nissan Division July highlights:

  • Best month ever for the Nissan Group at 11,434 sales, an increase of 39.8 per cent.
  • July marks the fifth consecutive month of sales surpassing 10,000 units.
  • The all-new Nissan Rogue crossover set all-time monthly sales record with 2,801 units sold, a 91 per cent increase.
  • Sales of the Pathfinder sport utility vehicle set a July record at 813, marking an increase of 19 per cent over the previous year.
  • Frontier truck sales were up 40 per cent to 304, also a July record.
  • NV200 compact cargo van sales increased 98 per cent to 143 in July.
  • Best month on record for the all-electric Nissan LEAF with 117 deliveries, an increase of 178 per cent over last year.
  • In its third full month back in Canadian dealerships, the all-new 2015 Nissan Micra subcompact vehicle sales surpassed the 1,000 unit sales mark at 1,250.

Infiniti Division July highlights:

  • In July, 778 Infiniti units were sold, marking 13 uninterrupted months of sales growth.
NISSAN DIVISION SALES
  July   July   Monthly   CYTD   CYTD   CYTD
2014   2013   % Change   2014   2013   % Change
Nissan Division Total 10,656   7,436   43.3   61,667   47,144   30.8
Micra 1,250   0   100.0   3,257   0   100.0
Versa 1,443   1,242   16.2   9,420   5,827   61.7
cube ® 1   17   -94.1   15   124   -87.9
LEAF™ 117   42   178.6   579   290   99.7
JUKE 351   344   2.0   2,330   2,364   -1.4
Sentra 1,108   1,511   -26.7   8,734   9,543   -8.5
Altima 1,357   912   48.8   5,841   6,225   -6.2
Maxima 78   78   0.0   510   924   -44.8
370Z 40   52   -23.1   278   326   -14.7
GT-R 14   15   -6.7   90   88   2.3
Total Car 5,759   4,213   36.7   31,054   25,711   20.8
Frontier 304   217   40.1   2,106   1,712   23.0
Xterra 83   84   -1.2   659   739   -10.8
Rogue 2,801   1,467   90.9   16,688   9,484   76.0
Pathfinder 813   682   19.2   5,638   3,939   43.1
Murano 378   210   80.0   2,235   2,146   4.1
Quest 0   113   -100.0   61   455   -86.6
Armada 44   40   10.0   245   318   -23.0 
Titan 283   267   6.0   1,835   1,727   6.3
NCV 48   71   -32.4   404   667   -39.4
NV200 143   72   98.6   742   246   201.6
Total Truck 4,897   3,223   51.9   30,613   21,433   42.8
 
INFINITI DIVISION SALES
  July   July   Monthly   CYTD   CYTD   CYTD
2014   2013   % Change   2014   2013   % Change
Infiniti Division Total 778   740   5.1   5,868   5,084   15.4
Q50 247   157   57.3   1,973   1,060   86.1
Q60                         26   42   -38.1   265   363   -27.0
Q70 6   19   -68.4   49   145   -66.2
Total Car 279   218   28.0   2,287   1,568   45.9
QX50 133   96   38.5   1,083   910   19.0
QX60 279   337   -17.2   1,975   1,968   0.4
QX70 50   55   -9.1   251   407   -38.3
QX80 37   34   8.8   272   231   17.7
Total Truck 499   522   -4.4   3,581   3,516   1.8
 
COMBINED NISSAN AND INFINITI SALES
  July   July   Monthly   CYTD   CYTD   CYTD
2014   2013   % Change   2014   2013   % Change
TOTAL VEHICLE 11,434   8,176   39.8   67,535   52,228   29.3
Total Car 6,038   4,431   36.3   33,341   27,279   22.2
Total Truck 5,396   3,745   44.1   34,194   24,949   37.1

*For more information on Infiniti's July 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 Motor Co.

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 244,500 employees globally, Nissan sold almost 5.2 million vehicles and generated revenue of 10.5 trillion yen (USD 105 billion) in fiscal 2013. Nissan delivers a comprehensive range of more than 60 models under the Nissan, Infiniti and Datsun 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 with almost 50% share of the zero-emission vehicle segment.

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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