NISSAN CANADA INC. ANNOUNCES APRIL SALES RESULTS

- Nissan Titan Pick-up has best April Sales Ever -

MISSISSAUGA, ON, May 3 /CNW/ - Nissan Canada Inc. (NCI) today released April sales of 7,265 units - an increase of 1.1 per cent over April 2010 and up 1.3 per cent calendar year-to-date. Nissan sales accounted for 6,704 units, up 1.9 per cent over the same month last year, while Infiniti sold 561 units, a decrease of 8.5 per cent.

The Nissan Titan had its best April sales ever with 242 units, up 98.4 per cent over April 2010 and contributing to Nissan's strong year-to-date sales of SUVs and trucks, up 30.8 per-cent year-to-date.

Sentra remains the strongest seller in the Nissan line-up for the third consecutive month with 1,608 vehicles sold, up 9.6 per cent over April 2010. The Nissan Versa and Rogue follow with 1,341 and 1,033 vehicles sold, respectively, while sales of Maxima increased 26.9 per cent over last year.

The Infiniti G line-up accounted for over half of Infiniti sales this month with 306 vehicles sold, followed by the EX35 with 103 units. The all-new for 2011 Infiniti QX56 sold 42 units, a jump of 281.8 per cent over April 2010.

NCI April 2011 HIGHLIGHTS

  • Nissan Canada Inc. April sales were 7,265 units
  • Nissan sales accounted for 6,704 units while Infiniti sales totaled 561 vehicles
  • Nissan Titan had its best April sales ever with 242 units, up 98.4 per cent
  • Nissan Sentra remained the most popular vehicle in the line-up with 1,608 units sold, followed by the Nissan Versa and Rogue with 341 and 1,033 vehicles sold, respectively
  • Sales of Nissan SUVs and trucks remain strong, up 30.8 per-cent year-to-date
  • Sales of the Infiniti G line-up including the new Infiniti G25 totaled 306 vehicles
  • Sales of the Infiniti QX56 jumped 281.8 over April 2010 with 42 units sold

About Nissan Canada Inc.

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 168 independent Nissan dealerships and 29 Infiniti retailers across Canada. Nissan is dedicated to improving the environment under the Nissan Green Program 2010, whose key priorities are reducing CO2 emissions, cutting other emissions and increasing recycling. 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.

NISSAN DIVISION SALES
  April   April   Monthly   CYTD   CYTD   CYTD
2011   2010   % Change   2011   2010   % Change
Nissan
Division
Total
6,704   6,576   1.9   23,396   22,858   2.4
Versa 1,341   1,604   -16.4   3,750   4,775   -21.5
cube ® 17   191   -91.1   148   1,175   -87.4
JUKE 297   0   100.0   1,278   0   100.0
Sentra 1,608   1,467   9.6   4,884   4,861   0.5
Altima 801   1,103   -27.4   3,588   4,198   -14.5
Maxima 203   160   26.9   708   740   -4.3
370Z 94   145   -35.2   178   313   -43.1
GT-R 3   13   -76.9   6   27   -77.8
Total Car 4,364   4,683   -6.8   14,540   16,089   -9.6
Frontier 206   172   19.8   609   492   23.8
Xterra 96   82   17.1   421   278   51.4
Rogue 1,033   1,028   0.5   4,094   3,975   3.0
Pathfinder 159   103   54.4   826   360   129.4
Murano 464   354   31.1   1,616   1,084   49.1
Quest 87   2   4250.0   282   15   1780.0
Armada 41   30   36.7   208   123   69.1
Titan 242   122   98.4   788   442   78.3
NV 12   0   100.0   12   0   100.0
Total Truck 2,340   1,893   23.6   8,856   6,769   30.8
 
INFINITI DIVISION SALES
  April   April   Monthly   CYTD   CYTD   CYTD
2011   2010   % Change   2011   2010   % Change
Infiniti Division Total 561   613   -8.5   2,168   2,369   -8.5
G 306   319   -4.1   1,157   1,328   -12.9
M 51   63   -19.0   156   136   14.7
Total Car 357   382   -6.5   1,313   1,464   -10.3
QX56 42   11   281.8   176   46   282.6
EX35 103   141   -27.0   421   543   -22.5
FX 59   79   -25.3   258   316   -18.4
Total Truck 204   231   -11.7   855   905   -5.5
 
COMBINED NISSAN AND INFINITI SALES
  April   April   Monthly   CYTD   CYTD   CYTD
2011   2010   % Change   2011   2010   % Change
TOTAL VEHICLE 7,265   7,189   1.1   25,564   25,227   1.3
Total Car 4,721   5,065   -6.8   15,853   17,553   -9.7
Total Truck 2,544   2,124   19.8   9,711   7,674   26.5

 

SOURCE Nissan Canada Inc.

For further information:

Heather Meehan
Cohn & Wolfe
Tel: (647) 259-3268
Email: heather.meehan@cohnwolfe.ca

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