Nissan Canada Inc. February Sales Results



    MISSISSAUGA, ON, March 3 /CNW/ - Nissan Canada Inc. (NCI) released its
sales figures for February, 2008 today, with total volume sales for both
Nissan and Infiniti brands totaling 5,397 units, up two per cent over
February 2007. This marked the best February on record for the company.
    The Nissan brand accounted for 4,881 units in February, up 0.7 per cent
year-over-year. The Infiniti brand accounted for 516 units, selling 16 per
cent more units than in February 2007.
    Sales for Nissan in February were led by the Murano, which posted a
98 per cent increase over the same month last year, as well as the Versa with
1,430 units sold last month.
    Sales for Infiniti were led by the all-new G37 Coupe with 61 units, a
61 per cent increase year-over-year. The EX35, Infiniti's new luxury crossover
which debuted in December, sold 153 units.

    
    NISSAN HIGHLIGHTS
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    -   Versa sales were up 30 per cent over February 2007
    -   The new Rogue continued strong with 882 units sold last month
    -   Murano sales totaled 534 units, a 98 per cent increase over the same
        period last year

    INFINITI HIGHLIGHTS
    -------------------
    -   The all-new G37 Coupe sold 61 units, a 61 per cent increase over
        February 2007
    -   The all-new EX35 introduced in December, sold another 153 units

    NCI HIGHLIGHTS
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    -   NCI sold 5,397 Nissan and Infiniti vehicles combined this month,
        marking the best February on record


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    NISSAN DIVISION SALES
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                 February  February    Monthly      CYTD      CYTD      CYTD
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                     2008      2007   % Change      2008      2007  % Change
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    Nissan
     Division
     Total          4,881     4,846        0.7     9,417     9,586      -1.8
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    Versa           1,430     1,101       29.9     2,604     2,174      19.8
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    Sentra            545       611      -10.8     1,094     1,322     -17.2
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    Altima            842     1,154      -27.0     1,713     2,268     -24.5
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    Altima Coupe      116         0      100.0       238         0     100.0
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    Maxima             69       130      -46.9       114       215     -47.0
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    350Z               21        26      -19.2        34        47     -27.7
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    Total Car       3,023     3,022        0.0     5,797     6,026      -3.8
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    Frontier           94       142      -33.8       206       303     -32.0
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    Xterra             77       127      -39.4       152       244     -37.7
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    X-Trail             0       893     -100.0         0     1,720    -100.0
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    Rogue             882         0      100.0     1,836         0     100.0
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    Pathfinder        101       128      -21.1       198       293     -32.4
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    Murano            534       270       97.8       865       533      62.3
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    Quest              60       141      -57.4       120       221     -45.7
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    Armada              5         8      -37.5        15        25     -40.0
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    Titan             105       115       -8.7       228       221       3.2
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    Total Truck     1,858     1,824        1.9     3,620     3,560       1.7
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    INFINITI DIVISION SALES
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                 February  February    Monthly      CYTD      CYTD      CYTD
                -------------------------------------------------------------
                     2008      2007   % Change      2008      2007  % Change
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    Infiniti
     Division
     Total            516       445       16.0     1,054       894      17.9
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    G37 Coupe          61        38       60.5       126        65      93.8
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    G35 Sedan         187       283      -33.9       374       589     -36.5
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    M                  26        37      -29.7        77        69      11.6
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    Total Car         274       358      -23.5       577       723     -20.2
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    QX56                4        11      -63.6        22        24      -8.3
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    EX35              153         0      100.0       281         0     100.0
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    FX                 85        76       11.8       174       147      18.4
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    Total Truck       242        87      178.2       477       171     178.9
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    COMBINED NISSAN AND INFINITI SALES
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                 February  February    Monthly      CYTD      CYTD      CYTD
                -------------------------------------------------------------
                     2008      2007   % Change      2008      2007  % Change
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    TOTAL VEHICLE   5,397     5,291        2.0    10,471    10,480      -0.1
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    Total Car       3,297     3,380       -2.5     6,374     6,749      -5.6
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    Total Truck     2,100     1,911        9.9     4,097     3,731       9.8
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For further information:

For further information: Donna Trawinski, Corporate Manager, Corporate
Communications, Nissan Canada Inc. at (905) 629-6435 or
donna.trawinski@nissancanada.com; or Alexandra Cygal, Cohn & Wolfe at (647)
259-3266 or Alexandra.cygal@cohnwolfe.ca

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