Infiniti Reports Canadian Sales Increase of 6.3 Per Cent in October

  • All-New Infiniti Q50 Sports Sedan Continues Strong Sales
  • Calendar Year-To-Date Sales Up 10.4 Per Cent

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Nov. 1, 2013 /CNW/ - Infiniti today reported Canadian sales of 775 units, up 6.3 per cent from a year earlier. Calendar year-to-date sales for Infiniti are up 10.4 per cent, with 7,648 vehicles sold.

Sales of the all-new Infiniti Q50 sports sedan totalled 251 units in October. When combined with the remaining members of the former "G" family sales totalled 292 units, up 27.0 per cent. Demand for the 7-passenger Infiniti QX60 remained strong up 32.8 per cent from October, 2012 with 271 units sold.

"October was another great month for Infiniti with the all-new Q50 sports sedan continuing to impress Canadians with its bold design and unmatched performance," said Wendy Durward, Director of Infiniti Canada  "In November, we're thrilled to welcome our third hybrid powertrain to the Infiniti line-up when the all-new 2014 QX60 Hybrid joins dealerships across the country later this month."

INFINITI DIVISION SALES
  October   October   Monthly   CYTD   CYTD   CYTD
2013   2012   % Change   2013   2012   % Change
Infiniti
Division Total
775   729   6.3   7,648   6,926   10.4
G Sedan 16   182   -91.2   1,272   2,105   -39.6
Q50 251   0   100.0   856   0   100.0
Q60                         25   48   -47.9   461   639   -27.9
M 13   35   -62.9   228   275   -17.1
Total Car 305   265   15.1   2,817   3,019   -6.7
QX50 120   177   -32.2   1,225   1,169   4.8
QX60 271   204   32.8   2,704   1,798   50.4
QX70 49   58   -15.5   552   633   -12.8
QX80 30   25   20.0   350   307   14.0
Total Truck 470   464   1.3   4,831   3,907   23.6

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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