Nissan Canada Inc. Announces Record Sales for June

MISSISSAUGA, ON, July 2 /CNW/ - Nissan Canada Inc. (NCI) today released its June 2010 sales figures with 8,057 units sold - up 8.6 per cent over 2009 and its best June sales results ever. For the first half of the year, sales for Nissan Canada are up 5.2 per cent over 2009.

Sales for the Nissan brand totaled 7,248 units in June, up 7.5 per cent from the same month last year, while the Infiniti brand accounted for 809 units sold, up over 19 per cent from June 2009.

Versa continues to be the strongest seller in the Nissan line-up, with 1,856 units sold in June, followed by Sentra and Altima with 1,679 and 1,136 units, respectively. Sales of Pathfinder and Titan increased 173.7 and 83 per cent, respectively, over the same month last year.

Sales for the Infiniti brand jumped 19.1 per cent in June with sales of the new Infiniti M up 220 per cent over June 2009. The G family continued to be the strongest seller in the Infiniti line-up with 485 units sold, up 23.4 per cent over June 2009.

    
    NCI JUNE 2010 HIGHLIGHTS
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    -   Total NCI sales equaled 8,057 in June 2010, up 8.6 per cent and its
        strongest June sales ever
    -   Sales of Nissan vehicles totaled 7,248 units, up 7.5 per cent and its
        best June ever
    -   Versa continues to be the strongest seller in the line-up with 1,856
        units
    -   Sentra and Altima sales totaled 1,670 and 1,136, respectively
    -   Infiniti sales increased 19.1 per cent over the same month last year
        and are up 17% over 2009 for the first half of the year
    -   Infiniti M sales jumped 220 per cent over the same month last year
        while sales of the G family jumped 23.4 per cent

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    NISSAN DIVISION SALES
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                      June      June   Monthly      CYTD      CYTD     CYTD
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                      2010      2009  % Change      2010      2009  % Change
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    Nissan Division
     Total           7,248     6,743       7.5    37,593    36,126       4.1
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    Versa            1,856     1,974      -6.0     8,530     9,727     -12.3
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    cube(R)            189       368     -48.6     1,530       539     183.9
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    Sentra           1,679     1,208      39.0     8,241     7,124      15.7
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    Altima           1,136     1,181      -3.8     6,823     7,636     -10.6
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    Maxima             175       130      34.6     1,033       720      43.5
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    370Z               103        71      45.1       574       300      91.3
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    GT-R                 4        21     -81.0        40        72     -44.4
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    Total Car        5,142     4,953       3.8    26,771    26,118       2.5
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    Frontier           187       152      23.0       823       694      18.6
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    Xterra              99        59      67.8       455       310      46.8
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    Rogue            1,129       964      17.1     6,261     5,635      11.1
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    Pathfinder         156        57     173.7       607       375      61.9
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    Murano             303       331      -8.5     1,723     1,916     -10.1
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    Quest                2        99     -98.0        18       311     -94.2
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    Armada              36        22      63.6       184        66     178.8
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    Titan              194       106      83.0       751       701       7.1
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    Total Truck      2,106     1,790      17.7    10,822    10,008       8.1
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    INFINITI DIVISION SALES
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                      June      June   Monthly      CYTD      CYTD      CYTD
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                      2010      2009  % Change      2010      2009  % Change
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    Infiniti
     Division Total    809       679      19.1     3,923     3,341      17.4
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    G                  485       393      23.4     2,180     1,861      17.1
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    M                   64        20     220.0       276       117     135.9
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    Total Car          549       413      32.9     2,456     1,978      24.2
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    QX56                 6        14     -57.1        65        65       0.0
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    EX35               174       161       8.1       899       876       2.6
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    FX                  80        91     -12.1       503       422      19.2
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    Total Truck        260       266      -2.3     1,467     1,363       7.6
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    COMBINED NISSAN AND INFINITI SALES
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                      June      June   Monthly      CYTD      CYTD      CYTD
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                      2010      2009  % Change      2010      2009  % Change
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    TOTAL VEHICLE    8,057     7,422       8.6    41,516    39,467       5.2
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    Total Car        5,691     5,366       6.1    29,227    28,096       4.0
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    Total Truck      2,366     2,056      15.1    12,289    11,371       8.1
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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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