Infiniti Reports Canadian Sales Increase of 19.8 Per Cent

  • All-New Infiniti Q50 Sports Sedan Continues Strong Sales
  • Calendar Year-To-Date Sales Up Nearly 11 Per Cent

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Oct. 1, 2013 /CNW/ - Infiniti today reported Canadian sales of 876 units, up 19.8 per cent from a year earlier and representing its best September ever. Calendar year-to-date sales for Infiniti are up 10.9 per cent, with 6,873 vehicles sold.

Sales of the all-new Infiniti Q50 sports sedan totalled 313 units, contributing to a total of 389 units for the family formerly known as 'G' and up 70.6 per cent from the same month last year - its best September in more than a decade. The 7-passenger Infiniti QX60 also continued to impress Canadians, up 33.2 per cent from September, 2012 with 269 units sold.

"The exciting all-new Q50 sports sedan is creating a lot of well-deserved buzz for the Infiniti brand," said Wendy Durward, Director of Infiniti Canada."

"Many of our new customers are drawn to Q50's design, performance and world's first technologies, which is exposing them to the entire line-up of equally inspiring vehicles like the QX60 crossover introduced last year. It's a great time for Canadians to experience what the expanding Infiniti brand is all about."

INFINITI DIVISION SALES
  September   September   Monthly   CYTD   CYTD   CYTD
2013   2012   % Change   2013   2012   % Change
Infiniti Division Total 876   731   19.8   6,873   6,197   10.9
G Sedan 44   182   -75.8   1,256   1,923   -34.7
Q50 313   0   100.0   605   0   100.0
Q60                         32   46   -30.4   436   591   -26.2
M 33   44   -25.0   215   240   -10.4
Total Car 422   272   55.1   2,512   2,754   -8.8
QX50 97   149   -34.9   1,105   992   11.4
QX60 269   202   33.2   2,433   1,594   52.6
QX70 53   62   -14.5   503   575   -12.5
QX80 35   46   -23.9   320   282   13.5
Total Truck 454   459   -1.1   4,361   3,443   26.7


About Infiniti:

Infiniti Motor Company Ltd. is headquartered in Hong Kong with sales operations in approximately 50 countries. The Infiniti brand was launched in 1989. Infiniti's range of premium automobiles is currently built in manufacturing facilities in Japan and the United States. Production in China and Europe will start soon along with the expansion of the brand's portfolio.

As the Title Partner and Vehicle Performance Partner of Infiniti Red Bull Racing, Infiniti has a far-reaching technical collaboration with the Formula One team, and Sebastian Vettel, its triple World Champion driver, serves as Infiniti's Director of Performance.

More information about Infiniti, its Total Ownership Experience® and its industry leading technologies can be found at Infiniti.ca. For the latest news on Infiniti, visit media.infiniti.ca or media.infiniti.ca/fr, "like" Infiniti on Facebook facebook.com/infiniticanada or follow the brand on Twitter twitter.com/infiniticanada.

 

SOURCE: Infiniti

For further information:

Contacts:
Didier Marsaud
Senior Manager, Corporate Communications
(905) 629-6400
didier.marsaud@nissancanada.com

Mark James
Cohn & Wolfe
(647) 259-3316 / (416) 400-5263
mark.james@cohnwolfe.ca

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