Nissan Canada Inc. December Sales Results



    Nissan Breaks Sales Record for Calendar Year

    MISSISSAUGA, ON, Jan. 3 /CNW/ - Nissan Canada Inc. (NCI) released its
sales figures for December, 2007 today concluding a year in which they broke
records for both the Nissan brand and total NCI sales. The total sales figure
for the month for both Nissan and Infiniti brands was 5,385 units, which gave
NCI a calendar year total of 76,783. This breaks the record of 70,783 set in
2005. It is an increase of 16.8% over NCI's 2006 calendar year results.
    The Nissan brand accounted for 4,970 units sold while the Infiniti brand
accounted for 415 units. The new Nissan Rogue led all models with 1,313 units
sold, its best month ever and beating the highest total for the Nissan
X-trail, which it replaced in the lineup.

    
    NCI 2008 HIGHLIGHTS
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    -   Total NCI sales were 76,783 breaking 2005 record of 70,983.
    -   Total Nissan sales were 70,027, breaking 2005 record of 63,311
    -   Total Infiniti sales were 6,756
    -   Versa led all models with 21,940 units sold.
    -   G35 sedan sold 3,861 units, an increase of over 1,000 units year-
        over-year.

    NISSAN DECEMBER HIGHLIGHTS
    --------------------------
    -   Total Nissan brand sales were 4,970 units sold a YOY increase of 7.2%
    -   Rogue led all models with 1,313 units sold, a new record.
    -   Altima sold 1,060 units.
    -   Titan sold 155 units, a YOY increase of 27%

    INFINITI DECEMBER HIGHLIGHTS
    ----------------------------
    -   Total Infiniti brand sales were 415 units sold.
    -   The G35 sedan led Infiniti with 199 units sold.
    -   The G37 sold 70 units, an increase of 218% YOY.

    NCI HIGHLIGHTS
    --------------
    -   NCI sold 5,385 Nissan and Infiniti vehicles combined this month, a
        5.2% increase YOY.


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    NISSAN DIVISION SALES
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                 December  December   Monthly      CYTD      CYTD       CYTD
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                    2007      2006   % Change      2007      2006   % Change
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    Nissan
    Division
    Total          4,970     4,636        7.2    70,028    59,976       16.8
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    Versa            946     1,011       -6.4    21,940     6,727      226.1
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    Sentra           569       600       -5.2     8,563     8,656       -1.1
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    Altima         1,060     1,304      -18.7    15,332    13,997        9.5
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    Altima Coupe     146       N/A        N/A     1,794       N/A        N/A
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    Maxima            46       106      -56.6     1,304     2,940      -55.6
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    350Z               8        12      -33.3       469       624      -24.8
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    Total Car      2,775     3,033       -8.5    49,402    32,944       50.0
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    Frontier         123       155      -20.6     2,162     2,461      -12.1
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    Xterra           113       183      -38.3     1,469     2,183      -32.7
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    X-Trail            2       545      -99.6     4,593    10,211      -55.0
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    Rogue          1,313       N/A        N/A     2,910       N/A        N/A
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    Pathfinder       138       206      -33.0     1,944     3,027      -35.8
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    Murano           282       295       -4.4     4,159     5,062      -17.8
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    Quest             61        81      -24.7     1,341     1,428       -6.1
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    Armada             8        16      -50.0       153       219      -30.1
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    Titan            155       122       27.0     1,894     2,441      -22.4
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    Total Truck    2,195     1,603       36.9    20,626    27,032      -23.7
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    INFINITI DIVISION SALES
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                 December  December   Monthly      CYTD      CYTD       CYTD
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                    2007      2006   % Change      2007      2006   % Change
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    Infiniti
    Division
    Total            415       482      -13.9     6,756     6,779       -0.3
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    G37 Coupe         70        22      218.2     1,047     1,140       -8.2
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    G35 Sedan        199       340      -41.5     3,861     2,852       35.4
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    Q45                0         0        0.0         0         7     -100.0
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    M                 40        45      -11.1       550     1,083      -49.2
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    Total Car        309       407      -24.1     5,458     5,082        7.4
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    QX56              11         8       37.5       204       267      -23.6
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    FX                95        67       41.8     1,094     1,430      -23.5
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    Total Truck      106        75       41.3     1,298     1,697      -23.5
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    COMBINED NISSAN AND INFINITI SALES
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                 December  December   Monthly      CYTD      CYTD       CYTD
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                    2007      2006   % Change      2007      2006   % Change
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    TOTAL
    VEHICLE        5,385     5,118        5.2    76,783    66,755       15.0
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    Total Car      3,084     3,440      -10.3    54,860    38,026       44.3
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    Total Truck    2,301     1,678       37.1    21,924    28,729      -23.7
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