Nissan Canada Inc. Announces October Sales Results

- Nissan Titan Pick-up and Infiniti QX have best October Sales Ever -

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Nov. 1, 2011 /CNW/ - Nissan Canada Inc. (NCI) today released October sales of 5,970 units - a decrease of 14.2 per cent over October 2010 and down 0.9 per cent calendar year-to-date. Nissan sales accounted for 5,267 units, down 14.1 per cent over the same month last year and an increase of 0.8 per cent calendar year-to-date. Infiniti sold 703 units, a decrease of 14.3 per cent compared to October 2010.

Strong sales of the Nissan Titan continue with its best October ever with 349 units, up 139 per cent over October 2010 and contributing to a 21.1 per-cent increase of year-to-date sales of SUVs and trucks.

Sales of the all-electric Nissan LEAF™ totaled 27 units this month and deliveries of MY11 vehicles will continue in the coming weeks. The Nissan Versa, including the all-new 2012 Sedan, was the strongest seller in the Nissan line-up last month with 1,084 units, up 16.2 per cent over October 2010. The Nissan Rogue followed with 1,068 units, an increase of 2.6 per cent and sales of the Nissan JUKE were strong with 461 units.

The Infiniti QX full-size luxury SUV sold 57 units, an increase of 128 per cent over October 2010 and its strongest October sales on record. Sales of the Infiniti FX were up 11.1 per cent year-over-year with 120 units, and sales of the Infiniti G were 343 units.

NCI October 2011 HIGHLIGHTS

  • Nissan Canada Inc. October sales were 5,970 units
  • Nissan sales accounted for 5,267 units while Infiniti sales totaled 703 vehicles
  • Nissan Titan had its best October sales ever with 349 units, up 139 per cent over last October
  • Infiniti QX had its best October sales ever with 57 units sold, up 128 per cent
  • Sales of the all-electric Nissan LEAF totaled 27 units in October and Nissan JUKE sales totaled 461 units
  • Nissan Versa was the most popular vehicle in the line-up with 1,084 units sold, followed by the Nissan Rogue with 1,068 vehicles sold
  • Sales of the Infiniti G line-up including totaled 343 vehicles
  • Sales of the FX grew to 120 units, up 11 per cent

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 171 independent Nissan dealerships and 29 Infiniti retailers 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.

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 248,000 employees globally, Nissan provided customers with more than 4.1 million vehicles in 2010, generating revenue of 8.77 trillion yen ($102.37 billion U.S.). With a strong commitment to developing exciting and innovative products for all, Nissan delivers a comprehensive range of 64 models under the Nissan and Infiniti brands. 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 award and 2011 World Car of the Year. For more information on our products, services and commitment to Sustainable Mobility, visit our website at http://www.nissan-global.com/EN/.

NISSAN DIVISION SALES
  October   October   Monthly   CYTD   CYTD   CYTD 
2011   2010   % Change   2011   2010   % Change
Nissan Division Total 5,267   6,134   -14.1   65,693   65,152   0.8
Versa  1,084   933   16.2   12,401   14,405   -13.9
cube ® 35   374   -90.6   385   2,492   -84.6
LEAF 27   0   100.0   69   0   100.0
JUKE 461   83   455.4   3,614   83   4254.2
Sentra 765   1,199   -36.2   11,453   13,380   -14.4
Altima 562   1,222   -54.0   10,846   11,633   -6.8
Maxima 116   210   -44.8   1,802   1,926   -6.4
370Z 15   78   -80.8   420   828   -49.3
GT-R 8   3   166.7   64   59   8.5
Total Car 3,073   4,102   -25.1   41,054   44,806   -8.4
Frontier 167   258   -35.3   2,189   1,849   18.4
Xterra 49   76   -35.5   1,100   895   22.9
Rogue 1,068   1,041   2.6   11,628   11,517   1.0
Pathfinder 92   100   -8.0   1,628   1,140   42.8
Murano 263   376   -30.1   3,981   3,003   32.6
Quest 100   0   100.0   781   19   4010.5
Armada 49   35   40.0   514   329   56.2
Titan 349   146   139.0   2,452   1,594   53.8
NV 57   0   100.0   366   0   100.0
Total Truck 2,194   2,032   8.0   24,639   20,346   21.1
 
INFINITI DIVISION SALES
  October   October   Monthly    CYTD   CYTD   CYTD
2011   2010   % Change   2011   2010   % Change
Infiniti Division Total 703   820   -14.3   5,897   7,066   -16.5
G 343   422   -18.7   3,107   3,788   -18.0
M 37   49   -24.5   362   465   -22.2
Total Car 380   471   -19.3   3,469   4,253   -18.4
QX56 57   25   128.0   384   169   127.2
EX35 146   216   -32.4   1,292   1,711   -24.5
FX 120   108   11.1   752   933   -19.4
Total Truck 323   349   -7.4   2,428   2,813   -13.7
 
COMBINED NISSAN AND INFINITI SALES
  October   October   Monthly   CYTD   CYTD   CYTD
2011   2010   % Change   2011   2010   % Change
TOTAL VEHICLE 5,970   6,954   -14.2   71,590   72,218   -0.9
Total Car 3,453   4,573   -24.5   44,523   49,059   -9.2
Total Truck 2,517   2,381   5.7   27,067   23,159   16.9

 

SOURCE Nissan Canada Inc.

For further information:

Media contacts: 
Didier Marsaud 
Senior Manager, Corporate Communications
Nissan Canada
Tel: (905) 629-6400
Email: didier.marsaud@nissancanada.com

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

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