Nissan Canada Inc. Announces February 2010 Sales

MISSISSAUGA, ON, March 2 /CNW/ - Nissan Canada Inc. (NCI) today released its February 2010 sales figures totaling 4,446 units sold, down 5.7 per cent from February 2009.

Sales for the Nissan brand totaled 4,006 units in February, down nearly 6.6 per cent from same period last year, while the Infiniti brand accounted for 440 units sold, up 2.6 per cent over the same period last year.

Rogue led all Nissan model sales with 790 units sold, up nearly 13 per cent from February 2009, while Maxima, Armada, 370Z and Pathfinder all showed strong year-over-year increases for the month.

For Infiniti, G continued to lead all sales with 253 units sold, up over 18 per cent from the same period last year.

    
    NCI JANUARY 2010 HIGHLIGHTS
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    -   Total NCI sales equaled 4,446 in February, down 5.7 per cent
    -   The Nissan brand saw 6.6 per cent decrease in February sales over the
        same month in 2009 with 4,006 units
    -   Rogue lead the charge for Nissan in February, totaling 790 units
        (a 13 per cent increase over February 2009), followed by Versa with
        781 units
    -   Infiniti sales for the month of January 2010 were up 2.6 per cent
        over same period in 2009, with G leading all models at 253 units sold

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    NISSAN DIVISION SALES
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                       February February  Monthly     CYTD     CYTD     CYTD
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                                              %                          %
                           2010     2009   Change     2010     2009   Change
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    Nissan Division
     Total                4,006    4,288     -6.6    8,553    8,155      4.9
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    Versa                   781    1,239    -37.0    1,615    2,241    -27.9
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    cube(R)                 261        0    100.0      510        0    100.0
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    Sentra                  655      775    -15.5    1,507    1,306     15.4
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    Altima                  709      943    -24.8    1,863    1,895     -1.7
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    Maxima                  306       82    273.2      407      164    148.2
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    370Z                     23        9    155.6       45       16    181.3
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    GT-R                      3        8    -62.5        6       10    -40.0
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    Total Car             2,738    3,056    -10.4    5,953    5,632      5.7
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    Frontier                 92       73     26.0      176      149     18.1
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    Xterra                   44       49    -10.2      112       98     14.3
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    Rogue                   790      701     12.7    1,601    1,431     11.9
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    Pathfinder               61       47     29.8      141      110     28.2
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    Murano                  174      238    -26.9      349      460    -24.1
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    Quest                     2       31    -93.5        3       84    -96.4
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    Armada                   18        6    200.0       49       15    226.7
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    Titan                    87       87      0.0      169      176     -4.0
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    Total Truck           1,268    1,232      2.9    2,600    2,523      3.1
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    INFINITI DIVISION SALES
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                       February February  Monthly     CYTD     CYTD     CYTD
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                                              %                          %
                           2010     2009   Change     2010     2009   Change
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    Infiniti Division
     Total                  440      429      2.6      868      821      5.7
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    G                       253      214     18.2      482      380     26.8
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    M                        13       11     18.2       29       20     45.0
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    Total Car               266      225     18.2      511      400     27.8
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    QX56                     11       17    -35.3       25       23      8.7
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    EX35                    102      123    -17.1      194      283    -31.4
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    FX                       61       64     -4.7      138      115     20.0
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    Total Truck             174      204    -14.7      357      421    -15.2
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    COMBINED NISSAN AND INFINITI SALES

                       February February  Monthly     CYTD     CYTD     CYTD
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                                              %                          %
                           2010     2009   Change     2010     2009   Change
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    TOTAL VEHICLE         4,446    4,717     -5.7    9,421    8,976      5.0
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    Total Car             3,004    3,281     -8.4    6,464    6,032      7.2
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    Total Truck           1,442    1,436      0.4    2,957    2,944      0.4
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SOURCE Nissan Canada Inc.

For further information: For further information: Didier Marsaud, Nissan Canada Inc., (905) 629-6400, didier.marsaud@nissancanada.com; Alexandra Cygal, Cohn & Wolfe, (647) 259-3266, alexandra.cygal@cohnwolfe.ca


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