Nissan Reports Canadian Sales for April

- Nissan Sales Up 17.6%; Pathfinder Sales Jump 830% -

MISSISSAUGA, ON, May 1, 2013 /CNW/ - Nissan today reported April Canadian sales of 8,078 units, up 16.8 per cent from last year's total of 6,919. Nissan Division sales increased 17.6 per cent in April with 7,416 deliveries, while Infiniti deliveries totaled 662 units, up 8.2 per cent over 2012.

NISSAN HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Nissan sales totaled 7,416 units, up 17.6 per cent over April 2012
  • Sales of the all-new Pathfinder SUV totaled 725, up 829.5 per cent, its strongest sales months since December 2001
  • Nissan Sentra sales jumped 127.8 per cent and was the strongest seller in the line-up with 1,433 units sold
  • Nissan NV sales finished April at 141 units, the best month ever for the line-up as the NV200 compact commercial van begins to arrive in dealerships
  • Nissan truck sales remained strong with both the Frontier Compact pick-up truck and Armada full-size SUV posting best-ever April sales
  • Sales of the Nissan Murano increased 43.4 per cent this month with 416 units
  • Sales of the all-electric Nissan LEAF totaled 48 units, up 28.0 per cent over last April

"Nissan's core volume models continue to perform well in a very competitive market and with the all-new Sentra and Pathfinder posting incredibly strong year-over-year sales increases, we expect this trend to continue," said Christian Meunier, President of Nissan Canada Inc. "Our line-up continues to grow with the addition of the NV200 compact van leading to our best-ever commercial vehicle sales in Canada, and in a few months the all-new Versa Note arrives in showrooms."

INFINITI HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Infiniti sales totaled 662 units, up 8.2 per cent over April 2012
  • Instantly becoming the most popular vehicle in the Infiniti line-up when it arrived late last April, sales of the Infiniti JX luxury crossover totaled 273 units
  • Sales of the QX56 full-size luxury SUV increased 31.8 per cent in April, while the Infiniti EX delivered 105 units
NISSAN DIVISION SALES
  April   April   Monthly   CYTD   CYTD   CYTD
2013   2012   % Change   2013   2012   % Change
Nissan
Division
Total
7,416   6,307   17.6   23,878   25,611   -6.8
Versa 773   1,374   -43.7   2,697   4,174   -35.4
cube ® 11   26   -57.7   61   112   -45.5
LEAF™ 48   26   84.6   204   94   117.0
JUKE 421   329   28.0   1,206   1,207   -0.1
Sentra 1,433   629   127.8   4,595   3,237   42.0
Altima 1,012   1,257   -19.5   3,342   4,502   -25.8
Maxima 158   270   -41.5   621   948   -34.5
370Z 79   83   -4.8   128   197   -35.0
GT-R 14   9   55.6   36   36   0.0
Total Car 3,949   4,003   -1.3   12,890   14,507   -11.1
Frontier 316   209   51.2   893   915   -2.4
Xterra 201   80   151.3   435   347   25.4
Rogue 1,413   1,289   9.6   4,842   5,778   -16.2
Pathfinder 725   78   829.5   2,120   768   176.0
Murano 416   290   43.4   1,314   1,686   -22.1
Quest 32   45   -28.9   126   218   -42.2
Armada 61   50   22.0   171   227   -24.7
Titan 162   178   -9.0   678   845   -19.8
NV 91   85   7.1   358   320   11.9
NV200 50   0   100.0   51   0   100.0
Total Truck 3,467   2,304   50.5   10,988   11,104   -1.0
 
INFINITI DIVISION SALES
  April   April   Monthly   CYTD   CYTD   CYTD
2013   2012   % Change   2013   2012   % Change
Infiniti
Division
Total
662   612   8.2   2,918   2,418   20.7
G 199   301   -33.9   828   1,460   -43.3
M 11   28   -60.7   85   107   -20.6
Total Car 210   329   -36.2   913   1,567   -41.7
QX56 29   22   31.8   143   120   19.2
EX35 105   101   4.0   566   375   50.9
FX 45   75   -40.0   237   271   -12.5
JX 273   85   221.2   1,059   85   1145.9
Total Truck 452   283   59.7   2,005   851   135.6
 
COMBINED NISSAN AND INFINITI SALES
  April   April   Monthly   CYTD   CYTD   CYTD
2013   2012   % Change   2013   2012   % Change
TOTAL
VEHICLE
8,078   6,919   16.8   26,796   28,029   -4.4
Total Car 4,159   4,332   -4.0   13,803   16,074   -14.1
Total Truck 3,919   2,587   51.5   12,993   11,955   8.7

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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 184 independent Nissan dealerships, 33 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 

Anthony Field
Cohn & Wolfe
Tel: 647-259-3281
Email: anthony.field@cohnwolfe.ca

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