Nissan Canada sales increase 39 per cent in September

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Oct. 1, 2013 /CNW/ - Nissan today reported its best September on record with sales of 8,564 units in Canada, an increase of 39 per cent from the same month last year. Calendar year-to-date sales are up 6.3 per cent with 68,984 units sold as of month end.

Nissan division sales totaled 7,688 deliveries, up 41.6 per cent with the ever-popular Nissan Rogue setting a September sales record with 1,526 units sold, up 72.6 per cent. The Infiniti division reported best-ever September sales with 876 deliveries, an increase of 19.8 per cent over 2012.

"Both the Nissan and Infiniti line-ups continue to resonate with Canadian consumers. As a result, we have achieved seven consecutive months of over 8,000 units sold and reported our best-ever sales for September," said Christian Meunier, President, Nissan Canada Inc.

NISSAN HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Nissan Division reported sales of 7,688 units, up 41.6 per cent from last year
  • Nissan Rogue set a September sales record and remained the strongest seller in the line-up with 1,526 units sold, a 72.6 per cent year-over-year increase
  • The Versa was the second most popular Nissan this month with sales of 1,406 units, an increase of 26 per cent
  • Sales of Pathfinder jumped 526.7 per cent year-over-year with 727 units delivered and its strongest sales in over a decade
  • Altima and Sentra sales increased 20.7 and 33.2 per cent this month with 1,225 and 988 units sold, respectively
  • Nissan NV200 compact cargo van reported its strongest month since joining the line-up this spring

INFINITI HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Infiniti set a record in Canada this September with sales totaling 876 units, up 19.8 per cent over 2012
  • Sales of the all-new 2014 Infiniti Q50 sports sedan totaled 313 units contributing to a combined total of 389 deliveries for Q50 and MY13 G models, up 70.6 per cent this month
  • Sales of QX60 remained strong with 269 units sold, up 33.2 per cent
NISSAN DIVISION SALES
  September   September   Monthly   CYTD   CYTD   CYTD
2013   2012   % Change   2013   2012   % Change
Nissan Division Total 7,688   5,429   41.6   62,111   58,713   5.8
Versa 1,406   1,116   26.0   8,760   9,888   -11.4
cube ® 16   22   -27.3   156   263   -40.7
LEAF™ 36   16   125.0   382   196   94.9
JUKE 353   233   51.5   3,125   2,948   6.0
Sentra 988   742   33.2   11,495   8,536   34.7
Altima 1,226   1,016   20.7   8,231   10,729   -23.3
Maxima 181   88   105.7   1,154   1,784   -35.3
370Z 33   12   175.0   398   465   -14.4
GT-R 15   9   66.7   110   103   6.8
Total Car 4,254   3,254   30.7   33,811   34,912   -3.2
Frontier 207   313   -33.9   2,130   2,290   -7.0
Xterra 47   50   -6.0   847   680   24.6
Rogue 1,526   884   72.6   12,620   11,453   10.2
Pathfinder 727   116   526.7   5,377   1,283   319.1
Murano 322   249   29.3   2,738   3,612   -24.2
Quest 62   36   72.2   604   546   10.6
Armada 52   32   62.5   405   446   -9.2
Titan 323   414   -22.0   2,354   2,677   -12.1
NV 64   81   -21.0   810   814   -0.5
NV200 104   0   100.0   415   0   100.0
Total Truck 3,434   2,175   57.9   28,300   23,801   18.9
 
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
 
COMBINED NISSAN AND INFINITI SALES
  September   September   Monthly   CYTD   CYTD   CYTD
2013   2012   % Change   2013   2012   % Change
TOTAL VEHICLE 8,564   6,160   39.0   68,984   64,910   6.3
Total Car 4,676   3,526   32.6   36,323   37,666   -3.6
Total Truck 3,888   2,634   47.6   32,661   27,244   19.9

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About Nissan North America
In North America, Nissan's operations include automotive styling, engineering, consumer and corporate financing, sales and marketing, distribution and manufacturing. Nissan is dedicated to improving the environment under the Nissan Green Program and has been recognized as an ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year in 2010, 2011, and 2012 by the U.S Environmental Protection Agency. More information on Nissan in North America and the complete line of Nissan and Infiniti vehicles can be found online at www.NissanUSA.com and www.InfinitiUSA.com, or visit the Americas media sites NissanNews.com and InfinitiNews.com.

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 4.9 million vehicles in 2012, generating revenue of 9.4 trillion yen ($US118.95 billion) in fiscal 2011. 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 2011-2012 Car of the Year Japan and 2011 World Car of the Year awards. 

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 180 independent Nissan dealerships and 32 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.

 

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 

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

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