Nissan Canada Inc. Announces Record-Breaking Sales in July

Rogue, Versa and G Sales Strong as both Nissan and Infiniti Announce Best July Sales Ever

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Aug. 4 /CNW/ - Nissan Canada Inc. (NCI) today released its best July sales ever with 8,318 units sold - up 10.4 per cent over the same month last year. NCI sales are up 6 per cent for the first seven months of 2010.

Both Nissan and Infiniti recorded best-ever July sales with Nissan totaling 7,525 units, up 10.1 per cent from the same month last year, and Infiniti sales of 793 units, up 13 per cent from July 2009.

The popular Rogue recorded its strongest sales month in history with 1,515 units sold, up 15.3 per cent from July 2009. Versa led all vehicles with 2,286 units sold - up more than 24.2 per cent from last year and representing its best-ever July. Nissan's Pathfinder, Titan and Xterra also recorded strong sales with 89, 96 and 100 per cent increases, respectively, over July 2009.

Infiniti's strongest July to date was led by the G family with 448 units sold, up 11.2 per cent from last year, while the Infiniti EX35 recorded its best-ever July sales with 174 units. Sales of Infiniti's new 2011 M remain strong up 522 per cent over July 2009.

    
    NCI JULY 2010 HIGHLIGHTS
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    -  Total NCI sales equaled 8,318 this month - its strongest July sales
       ever
    -  Both Nissan and Infiniti recorded best-ever July sales with 7,525 and
       793 units, respectively
    -  Rogue had its strongest month ever with 1,515 units sold, up 15.3 per
       cent
    -  Versa continues to be the strongest seller in the line-up with 2,286
       units, up 24.2 per cent from June 2009
    -  Pathfinder, Titan and Xterra increased 89, 96 and 100 per cent,
       respectively, from July 2009
    -  Infiniti M sales jumped 522 per cent over the same month last year
       while sales of the G family increased 11.2 per cent with 448 units
       sold


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    NISSAN DIVISION SALES
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                     July      July    Monthly     CYTD       CYTD     CYTD
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                     2010      2009   % Change     2010       2009  % Change
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    Nissan
    Division
    Total          7,525      6,832     10.1     45,118     42,958     5.0
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    Versa          2,286      1,841     24.2     10,816     11,568    -6.5
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    cube(R)          136        412    -67.0      1,666        951    75.2
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    Sentra         1,337      1,092     22.4      9,578      8,216    16.6
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    Altima         1,030      1,141     -9.7      7,853      8,777   -10.5
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    Maxima           146        183    -20.2      1,179        903    30.6
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    370Z              87         73     19.2        661        373    77.2
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    GT-R               6         14    -57.1         46         86   -46.5
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    Total Car      5,028      4,756      5.7     31,799     30,874     3.0
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    Frontier         205        203      1.0      1,028        897    14.6
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    Xterra            94         47    100.0        549        357    53.8
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    Rogue          1,515      1,314     15.3      7,776      6,949    11.9
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    Pathfinder       140         74     89.2        747        449    66.4
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    Murano           321        286     12.2      2,044      2,202    -7.2
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    Quest              0         33   -100.0         18        344   -94.8
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    Armada            26         19     36.8        210         85   147.1
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    Titan            196        100     96.0        947        801    18.2
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    Total Truck    2,497      2,076     20.3     13,319     12,084    10.2
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    INFINITI DIVISION SALES
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                     July      July    Monthly     CYTD       CYTD     CYTD
                  -----------------------------------------------------------
                     2010      2009   % Change     2010       2009  % Change
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    Infiniti
    Division
    Total             793       702     13.0      4,716     4,043     16.6
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    G                 448       403     11.2      2,628     2,264     16.1
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    M                  56         9    522.2        332       126    163.5
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    Total Car         504       412     22.3      2,960     2,390     23.8
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    QX56               23        17     35.3         88        82      7.3
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    EX35              174       169      3.0      1,073     1,045      2.7
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    FX                 92       104    -11.5        595       526     13.1
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    Total Truck       289       290     -0.3      1,756     1,653      6.2
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    COMBINED NISSAN AND INFINITI SALES
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                     July      July    Monthly     CYTD       CYTD     CYTD
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                     2010      2009   % Change     2010       2009  % Change
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    TOTAL VEHICLE   8,318     7,534     10.4     49,834     47,001     6.0
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    Total Car       5,532     5,168      7.0     34,759     33,264     4.5
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    Total Truck     2,786     2,366     17.8     15,075     13,737     9.7
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SOURCE Nissan Canada Inc.

For further information: For further information: Heather Meehan, Cohn & Wolfe, 416-402-5748, heather.meehan@cohnwolfe.ca

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