Nissan Reports Canadian Sales for June

- Rogue, Sentra and Pathfinder Sales Increase 31.9, 22.3 and 269.1 per cent, Respectively -

MISSISSAUGA, ON, July 3, 2013 /CNW/ - Nissan today reported June Canadian sales of 8,889 units, a decrease of 10 per cent from last year. Nissan Division sales totaled 8,196 deliveries, down 10.1 per cent, while Infiniti deliveries totaled 693 units, a decrease of 8.3 per cent over 2012.

"The redesign of our core products such as Altima, Sentra and Pathfinder continues to drive sales in our Nissan dealers," said Christian Meunier, President of Nissan Canada Inc. "The arrival of the all-new Versa Note, the fourth of five all-new core models for Nissan, has been much anticipated and will keep our showrooms busy this summer."

NISSAN HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Nissan Division sales totaled 8,196 units in June
  • The NV full-size commercial vehicle line-up achieved best-ever sales this month with 132 units sold, while the Nissan Titan sold 399 units for its strongest June on record
  • Deliveries of the Pathfinder SUV rose 269.1 per cent to 598 units sold. So far in 2013, Pathfinder sales are up 212.6 per cent, exceeding the sales total for all of 2012.
  • Nissan Rogue was the strongest seller in the line-up with a 22.3 per cent year-over-year increase and 1,740 units sold
  • Nissan Sentra continued its strong sales with 1,721 units sold, an increase of 31.9 per cent over 2012
  • The new addition to Nissan's commercial vehicle line-up - the all-new NV200 compact commercial van - continued its encouraging start to Canadian sales with 52 units sold
  • June marked the first deliveries of the all-new 2014 Versa Note, offering class-leading fuel economy, cutting-edge technologies, an energetic exterior design, roomy and versatile interior and available activity enhancing features such as hands-free text messaging assistant, making it an ideal fit for buyer's needs.

INFINITI HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Infiniti sales totaled 693 units, down 8.3 per cent over June 2012
  • Infiniti JX continued to be the brand's top seller with 305 units
  • Sales of the Infiniti G and Infiniti EX remained strong in June, with 178 and 109 units sold respectively
NISSAN DIVISION SALES
  June   June   Monthly   CYTD   CYTD   CYTD
  2013   2012   % Change   2013   2012   % Change
Nissan Division Total    8,196     9,116   -10.1    39,708    43,100   -7.9
Versa 915   1,408   -35.0   4,585   7,014   -34.6
cube ® 20   51   -60.8   107   215   -50.2
LEAF™ 13   20   -35.0   248   137   81.0
JUKE 406   580   -30.0   2,020   2,342   -13.7
Sentra 1,721   1,305   31.9   8,032   5,523   45.4
Altima 1,131   1,846   -38.7   5,313   8,255   -35.6
Maxima 142   271   -47.6   846   1,544   -45.2
370Z 59   113   -47.8   274   429   -36.1
GT-R 17   17   0.0   73   75   -2.7
Total Car 4,424   5,611   -21.2   21,498   25,534   -15.8
Frontier 284   368   -22.8   1,495   1,532   -2.4
Xterra 93   130   -28.5   655   559   17.2
Rogue 1,740   1,423   22.3   8,017   8,579   -6.6
Pathfinder 598   162   269.1   3,257   1,042   212.6
Murano 283   676   -58.1   1,936   2,936   -34.1
Quest 135   153   -11.8   342   471   -27.4
Armada 56   74   -24.3   278   366   -24.0
Titan 399   388   2.8   1,460   1,529   -4.5
NV 132   131   0.8   596   552   8.0
NV200 52   0   100.0   174   0   100.0
Total Truck 3,772   3,505   7.6   18,210   17,566   3.7
 
INFINITI DIVISION SALES
  June   June   Monthly   CYTD   CYTD   CYTD
  2013   2012   % Change   2013   2012   % Change
Infiniti Division Total 693   756   -8.3   4,344   4,005   8.5
G 178   192   -7.3   1,224   1,872   -34.6
M 23   25   -8.0   126   162   -22.2
Total Car 201   217   -7.4   1,350   2,034   -33.6
QX56 26   29   -10.3   197   175   12.6
EX35 109   103   5.8   814   577   41.1
FX 52   55   -5.5   352   384   -8.3
JX 305   352   -13.4   1,631   835   95.3
Total Truck 492   539   -8.7   2,994   1,971   51.9
 
COMBINED NISSAN AND INFINITI SALES
  June   June   Monthly   CYTD   CYTD   CYTD
  2013   2012   % Change   2013   2012   % Change
TOTAL VEHICLE 8,889   9,872   -10.0   44,052   47,105   -6.5
Total Car 4,625   5,828   -20.6   22,848   27,568   -17.1
Total Truck 4,264   4,044   5.4   21,204   19,537   8.5

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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

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


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