Nissan reports Canadian sales increase of 33 per cent for October record

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Nov. 1, 2013 /CNW/ - Nissan Canada Inc. today reported its best October on record with sales of 8,471 units in Canada, an increase of 33.1 per cent from the same month last year. Calendar year-to-date sales are up 8.7 per cent with 77,455 units sold as of month end.

Nissan division reported best October sales ever with 7,696 deliveries, up 36.6 per cent, led by strong demand for its 5 core models, Versa, Sentra, Altima, Rogue and Pathfinder. Demand for Nissan's truck and cross-over line-up remained strong with Pathfinder sales jumping 436 per cent over last October.

Infiniti Division reported 775 deliveries, an increase of 6.3 per cent over 2012 with the all-new Q50 sports sedan selling 251 units this month.

"Canadians continue to appreciate our commitment to providing new and innovative products that make their lives better," said Christian Meunier, President, Nissan Canada Inc. "As a result, we have now achieved eight consecutive months of over 8,000 units sold, reported our best-ever sales for October and are now excited to welcome yet another great new product to dealerships in December - the all-new 2014 Nissan Rogue."

NISSAN HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Nissan Division reported sales of 7,696 units, up 36.6 per cent from last year and its best October sales ever
  • Nissan Rogue set an October sales record with 1,231 units sold, a 24 per cent year-over-year increase
  • Nissan Titan had its best month ever with 519 units sold, up 45.8 per cent over the same month last year
  • The Versa was the most popular Nissan this month with sales of 1,424 units
  • Sales of Pathfinder jumped 436 per cent year-over-year with 938 units delivered and its strongest October sales in over a decade
  • Sentra and Altima sales increased 118.1 and 10.8 per cent this month with 1,178 and 932 units sold, respectively
  • Nissan NV200 compact cargo van reported sales of 86 units

INFINITI HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Infiniti sold 775 units, up 6.3 per cent over 2012
  • Sales of the all-new 2014 Infiniti Q50 sports sedan totaled 251 units contributing to a combined total of 292 deliveries for the former "G" family
  • Sales of QX60 remained strong with 271 units sold, up 32.8 per cent over last year
NISSAN DIVISION SALES
  October   October   Monthly   CYTD   CYTD   CYTD
2013   2012   % Change   2013   2012   % Change
Nissan Division Total 7,696   5,635   36.6   69,807   64,348   8.5
Versa 1,424   1,480   -3.8   10,184   11,368   -10.4
cube ® 15   23   -34.8   171   286   -40.2
LEAF™ 30   10   200.0   412   206   100.0
JUKE 382   345   10.7   3,507   3,293   6.5
Sentra 1,178   540   118.1   12,673   9,076   39.6
Altima 932   841   10.8   9,163   11,570   -20.8
Maxima 220   115   91.3   1,374   1,899   -27.6
370Z 29   10   190.0   427   475   -10.1
GT-R 6   6   0.0   116   109   6.4
Total Car 4,216   3,370   25.1   38,027   38,282   -0.7
Frontier 246   270   -8.9   2,376   2,560   -7.2
Xterra 63   73   -13.7   910   753   20.8
Rogue 1,231   993   24.0   13,851   12,446   11.3
Pathfinder 938   175   436.0   6,315   1,458   333.1
Murano 220   214   2.8   2,958   3,826   -22.7
Quest 27   59   -54.2   631   605   4.3
Armada 51   25   104.0   456   471   -3.2
Titan 519   356   45.8   2,873   3,033   -5.3
NV 99   100   -1.0   909   914   -0.5
NV200 86   0   100.0   501   0   100.0
Total Truck 3,480   2,265   53.6   31,780   26,066   21.9
 
INFINITI DIVISION SALES
  October   October   Monthly   CYTD   CYTD   CYTD
2013   2012   % Change   2013   2012   % Change
Infiniti Division Total 775   729   6.3   7,648   6,926   10.4
G Sedan 16   182   -91.2   1,272   2,105   -39.6
Q50 251   0   100.0   856   0   100.0
Q60                         25   48   -47.9   461   639   -27.9
M 13   35   -62.9   228   275   -17.1
Total Car 305   265   15.1   2,817   3,019   -6.7
QX50 120   177   -32.2   1,225   1,169   4.8
QX60 271   204   32.8   2,704   1,798   50.4
QX70 49   58   -15.5   552   633   -12.8
QX80 30   25   20.0   350   307   14.0
Total Truck 470   464   1.3   4,831   3,907   23.6
 
COMBINED NISSAN AND INFINITI SALES
  October   October   Monthly   CYTD   CYTD   CYTD
2013   2012   % Change   2013   2012   % Change
TOTAL VEHICLE 8,471   6,364   33.1   77,455   71,274   8.7
Total Car 4,521   3,635   24.4   40,844   41,301   -1.1
Total Truck 3,950   2,729   44.7   36,611   29,973   22.1

More information, high-res images and b-roll are available at www.media.nissan.ca or upon request. 

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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