Nissan Canada Inc. March Sales Results



    MISSISSAUGA, ON, April 3 /CNW/ - Nissan Canada Inc. (NCI) released its
sales figures for March, 2007 today. The total sales figure for both Nissan
and Infiniti brands was 8,142 units, an increase of 1,709 units (26.6%) over
March, 2006.
    The Nissan brand accounted for 7,412 units, an increase of 1,636 units
year-over-year. The Infiniti brand accounted for 730 units, an increase of
73 units year-over-year.
    Sales this month were led by the Nissan Versa with 2,201 units. Altima
had another strong month with 1,708 units sold. The all-new Infiniti G Sedan
had a solid month with 485 units sold, an increase of 98% over March, 2006.

    
    NISSAN RECORD HIGHLIGHTS
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    -   Versa (sedan and hatch) led all models with 2,201 units sold.
    -   Altima sales were 1,708, an increase of 2.5%.
    -   Quest sales were up 99% over March, 2006 with 209 units sold.

    INFINITI HIGHLIGHTS
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    -   Total Infiniti brand sales were 730, an increase of 11.1% over March,
        2006.
    -   The G sedan led Infiniti with 485 units sold.

    NCI HIGHLIGHTS
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    -   NCI sold 8,142 Nissan and Infiniti vehicles combined this month.


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    NISSAN DIVISION SALES
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                    March     March   Monthly       CYTD      CYTD      CYTD
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                     2007      2006  % Change       2007      2006  % Change
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    Nissan
     Division
     Total          7,412     5,776      28.3      9,586     7,073      35.5
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    Versa           2,201       N/A       N/A      2,174       N/A       N/A
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    Sentra            880     1,075     -18.1      1,322     1,504     -12.1
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    Altima          1,708     1,666       2.5      2,268     1,584      43.2
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    Maxima            121       323     -62.5        215       344     -37.5
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    350Z               50        71     -29.6         47        73     -35.6
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    Total Car       4,960     3,135      58.2      6,026     3,505      71.9
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    Frontier          213       229      -7.0        303       298       1.7
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    Xterra            124       189     -34.4        244       358     -31.8
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    X-Trail         1,026     1,172     -12.5      1,720     1,280      34.4
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    Pathfinder        254       268      -5.2        293       467     -37.3
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    Murano            393       423      -7.1        533       631     -15.5
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    Quest             209       105      99.0        221       140      57.9
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    Armada             30        14     114.3         25        45     -44.4
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    Titan             203       241     -15.8        221       349     -36.7
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    Total Truck     2,452     2,641      -7.2      3,560     3,568      -0.2
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    INFINITI DIVISION SALES
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                    March     March   Monthly       CYTD      CYTD      CYTD
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                     2007      2006  % Change       2007      2006  % Change
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    Infiniti
     Division
     Total            730       657      11.1        894       775      15.4
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    G35 Coupe          65       104     -37.5         65       100     -35.0
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    G35 Sedan         485       245      98.0        589       281     109.6
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    Q45                 0         3
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    M                  56       118     -52.5         69       163     -57.7
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    Total Car         606       470      28.9        723       544      32.9
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    QX56               15        32     -53.1         24        36     -33.3
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    FX                109       155     -29.7        147       195     -24.6
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    Total Truck       124       187     -33.7        171       231     -26.0
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    COMBINED NISSAN AND INFINITI SALES
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                    March     March   Monthly       CYTD      CYTD      CYTD
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                     2007      2006  % Change       2007      2006  % Change
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    TOTAL VEHICLE   8,142     6,433      26.6     10,480     7,848      33.5
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    Total Car       5,566     3,605      54.4      6,749     4,049      66.7
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    Total Truck     2,576     2,828      -8.9      3,731     3,799      -1.8
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For further information:

For further information: John Lindo, Manager, Product and Corporate
Communication, Nissan Canada Inc., at (905) 629-6461, or
john.lindo@nissancanada.com; or Alexandra Cygal, Cohn & Wolfe, at (416)
324-2069 ext 4076, or alexandra_cygal@ca.cohnwolfe.com


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