Nissan Canada Inc. Announces January 2010 Sales

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Feb. 2 /CNW/ - Nissan Canada Inc. (NCI) today released its January 2010 sales figures, recording the third-highest January ever, with a combined 4,975 units sold, up nearly 17 per cent from January 2009.

Sales for the Nissan brand totaled 4,547 units in January, up nearly 18 per cent from same period last year, while the Infiniti brand accounted for 428 units sold, up nine per cent over the same period last year.

Altima led all Nissan models with 1,154 units sold, up 21 per cent from January 2009, while Sentra, Maxima, Frontier, Xterra, Rogue, Pathfinder and Armada all showed strong year-over-year increases for the month.

For Infiniti, G led all sales with 229 units sold, up 38 per cent from the same period last year, while M, QX56 and FX each showed year-over-year increases for the month.

    
    NCI JANUARY 2010 HIGHLIGHTS
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    -   Total NCI sales equaled 4,975 in January, up 16.8 per cent,
        representing the third-highest January sales in the company's history
    -   The Nissan brand saw an 18 per cent increase in January sales over
        the same month in 2009 with 4,547 units
    -   Altima lead the charge for Nissan in January, totaling 1,154 units
        (21 per cent increase over January 2009), followed by Sentra with 852
        units
    -   Infiniti sales for the month of January 2010 were up nine per cent
        over same period in 2009, with G leading all models at 229 units sold


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    NISSAN DIVISION SALES
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                        January  January  Monthly    CYTD     CYTD     CYTD
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                         2010     2009   % Change    2010     2009  % Change
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    Nissan Division
     Total              4,547    3,867     17.6     4,547    3,867     17.6
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    Versa                 834    1,002    -16.8       834    1,002    -16.8
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    cube(R)               249        0    100.0       249        0    100.0
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    Sentra                852      531     60.5       852      531     60.5
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    Altima              1,154      952     21.2     1,154      952     21.2
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    Maxima                101       82     23.2       101       82     23.2
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    370Z                   22        7    214.3        22        7    214.3
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    GT-R                    3        2     50.0         3        2     50.0
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    Total Car           3,215    2,576     24.8     3,215    2,576     24.8
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    Frontier               84       76     10.5        84       76     10.5
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    Xterra                 68       49     38.8        68       49     38.8
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    Rogue                 811      730     11.1       811      730     11.1
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    Pathfinder             80       63     27.0        80       63     27.0
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    Murano                175      222    -21.2       175      222    -21.2
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    Quest                   1       53    -98.1         1       53    -98.1
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    Armada                 31        9    244.4        31        9    244.4
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    Titan                  82       89     -7.9        82       89     -7.9
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    Total Truck         1,332    1,291      3.2     1,332    1,291      3.2
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    INFINITI DIVISION SALES
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                        January  January  Monthly    CYTD     CYTD     CYTD
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                         2010     2009   % Change    2010     2009  % Change
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    Infiniti Division
     Total                428      392        9.2     428      392       9.2
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    G                     229      166       38.0     229      166      38.0
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    M                      16        9       77.8      16        9      77.8
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    Total Car             245      175       40.0     245      175      40.0
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    QX56                   14        6      133.3      14        6     133.3
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    EX35                   92      160      -42.5      92      160     -42.5
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    FX                     77       51       51.0      77       51      51.0
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    Total Truck           183      217      -15.7     183      217     -15.7
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    COMBINED NISSAN AND INFINITI SALES
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                        January  January  Monthly    CYTD     CYTD     CYTD
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                         2010     2009   % Change    2010     2009  % Change
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    TOTAL VEHICLE       4,975    4,259       16.8   4,975    4,259      16.8
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    Total Car           3,460    2,751       25.8   3,460    2,751      25.8
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    Total Truck         1,515    1,508        0.5   1,515    1,508       0.5
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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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