Nissan Group Reports August Canadian Sales


August 2014

August 2013

% Change

Nissan Group Total Sales (units)

10,801

8,192

31.8

Nissan Division sales

9,924

7,279

36.3

Infiniti sales*

877

913

-3.9

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Sept. 3, 2014 /CNW/ - Nissan Group today announced total Canadian sales for August of 10,801 units, an increase of 31.8 per cent and an August record. This sales achievement marks 13 consecutive months of record sales growth and the sixth straight month of sales exceeding the 10,000 unit mark for the Nissan Group in Canada.

The Nissan brand increased 36.3 per cent with 9,924 units sold, setting a monthly sales record. The Infiniti brand decreased 3.9 per cent over the same period last year, with 877 units sold.

Nissan Division August highlights:

  • Best August on record for the Nissan Group at 10,801 sales, an increase of 31.8 per cent.
  • August marks the sixth consecutive month of sales surpassing 10,000 units.
  • The all-new Nissan Rogue crossover set an August sales record with 2,800 units sold, a 73 per cent increase.
  • Murano mid-size crossover sales increased 115 per cent to 582 in August.
  • Sales of the all-new Nissan Micra totalled 870 units this month.
  • Best August on record for the all-electric Nissan LEAF with 113 deliveries, an increase of 101 per cent over last year.
  • Sales of the NV200 compact cargo van set an August record at 94 units, marking an increase of 44 per cent over the previous year.

Infiniti Division August highlights:


  • In August, 877 Infiniti units were sold.

NISSAN DIVISION SALES


August


August


Monthly


CYTD


CYTD


CYTD 

2014


2013


% Change


2014


2013


% Change

Nissan Division Total

9,924


7,279


36.3


71,591


54,423


31.5

Micra

870


0


100.0


4,127


0


100.0

Versa 

1,102


1,527


-27.8


10,522


7,354


43.1

cube ®

0


16


-100.0


15


140


-89.3

LEAF™

113


56


101.8


692


346


100.0

JUKE

342


408


-16.2


2,672


2,772


-3.6

Sentra

1,312


964


36.1


10,046


10,507


-4.4

Altima

1,148


780


47.2


6,989


7,005


-0.2

Maxima

100


49


104.1


610


973


-37.3

370Z

34


39


-12.8


312


365


-14.5

GT-R

9


7


28.6


99


95


4.2

Total Car

5,030


3,846


30.8


36,084


29,557


22.1

Frontier

213


211


0.9


2,319


1,923


20.6

Xterra

77


61


26.2


736


800


-8.0

Rogue

2,800


1,610


73.9


19,488


11,094


75.7

Pathfinder

792


711


11.4


6,430


4,650


38.3

Murano

582


270


115.6


2,817


2,416


16.6

Quest

1


87


-98.9


62


542


-88.6

Armada

38


35


8.6


283


353


-19.8

Titan

239


304


-21.4


2,074


2,031


2.1

NCV

58


79


-26.6


462


746


-38.1

NV200

94


65


44.6


836


311


168.8

Total Truck

4,894


3,433


42.6


35,507


24,866


42.8


INFINITI DIVISION SALES


August


August


Monthly 


CYTD


CYTD


CYTD

2014


2013


% Change


2014


2013


% Change

Infiniti Division Total

877


913


-3.9


6,745


5,997


12.5

Q50

285


444


-35.8


2,258


1,504


50.1

Q60                         

54


41


31.7


319


404


-21.0

Q70

6


37


-83.8


55


182


-69.8

Total Car

345


522


-33.9


2,632


2,090


25.9

QX50

163


98


66.3


1,246


1,008


23.6

QX60

280


196


42.9


2,255


2,164


4.2

QX70

52


43


20.9


303


450


-32.7

QX80

37


54


-31.5


309


285


8.4

Total Truck

532


391


36.1


4,113


3,907


5.3


COMBINED NISSAN AND INFINITI SALES


August


August


Monthly


CYTD


CYTD


CYTD

2014


2013


% Change


2014


2013


% Change

TOTAL VEHICLE

10,801


8,192


31.8


78,336


60,420


29.7

Total Car

5,375


4,368


23.1


38,716


31,647


22.3

Total Truck

5,426


3,824


41.9


39,620


28,773


37.7

*For more information on Infiniti's August sales performance, please visit www.media.infiniti.ca.

Information, images and B-Roll of Nissan's full lineup are available at www.media.nissan.ca or upon request.

About Nissan Motor Co.
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 244,500 employees globally, Nissan sold almost 5.2 million vehicles and generated revenue of 10.5 trillion yen (USD 105 billion) in fiscal 2013. Nissan delivers a comprehensive range of more than 60 models under the Nissan, Infiniti and Datsun brands. In 2010, Nissan introduced the Nissan LEAF, and continues to lead in zero-emission mobility. The LEAF, the first mass-market, pure-electric vehicle launched globally, is now the best-selling EV in history with almost 50% share of the zero-emission vehicle segment.

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 184 independent Nissan dealerships, 35 Infiniti retailers and 44 Nissan Commercial Vehicle dealers 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; Jenn McCarthy, Cohn & Wolfe, Tel: 647-259-3305, Email: jennifer.mccarthy@cohnwolfe.ca

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