Nissan Canada Inc. May Sales Results



    MISSISSAUGA, ON, June 1 /CNW/ - Nissan Canada Inc. (NCI) released its
sales figures for May, 2007 today. The total sales figure for both Nissan and
Infiniti brands was 8,132 units, an increase of 2,859 units (54%) over May
2006. It was also an increase of 583 units over its previous best ever May
(2003).
    The Nissan brand accounted for 7,402 units, an increase of 2,834 units
(62%) year-over-year. The Infiniti brand accounted for 730 units an increase
of 3.5% year-over-year.
    Sales were led by the Nissan Versa this month with 2,820 units.

    
    NISSAN HIGHLIGHTS
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    -   Versa led all models with 2,820 units sold.
    -   Sentra sold 1,008 units, up from 851 units in May, 2006.
    -   Altima improved to 1,501 units from 1,291 in May, 2006, an increase
        of 16.3%.

    INFINITI HIGHLIGHTS
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    -   Total Infiniti brand sales were 730 units, up from 705 units May,
        2006.
    -   The G35 sedan led Infiniti with 420 units sold, an increase of
        159 units (60.9%) year-over-year.

    NCI HIGHLIGHTS
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    -   NCI sold 8,132 Nissan and Infiniti vehicles combined this month.


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    NISSAN DIVISION SALES
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                               May     May    Monthly  CYTD    CYTD    CYTD
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                               2007    2006  % Change  2007    2006  % Change
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    Nissan Division Total      7,402   4,568    62.0  31,141  22,486    38.5
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    Versa                      2,820     N/A     N/A   9,440     N/A     N/A
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    Sentra                     1,008     851    18.4   4,077   4,513    -9.7
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    Altima                     1,501   1,291    16.3   6,924   5,887    17.6
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    Maxima                       126     193   -34.7     594   1,085   -45.3
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    350Z                         103      96     7.3     291     364   -20.1
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    Total Car                  5,558   2,431   128.6  21,326  11,849    80.0
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    Frontier                     259     221    17.2     974     953     2.2
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    Xterra                       143     147    -2.7     635     852   -25.5
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    X-Trail                      576     830   -30.6   4,117   4,262    -3.4
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    Pathfinder                   199     233   -14.6     931   1,199   -22.4
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    Murano                       319     414   -22.9   1,585   1,883   -15.8
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    Quest                        164      99    65.7     734     424    73.1
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    Armada                        13      24   -45.8      90      99    -9.1
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    Titan                        171     169     1.2     749     965   -22.4
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    Total Truck                1,844   2,137   -13.7   9,815  10,637    -7.7
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    INFINITI DIVISION SALES
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                               May     May    Monthly  CYTD    CYTD    CYTD
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                               2007    2006  % Change  2007    2006  % Change
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    Infiniti Division Total      730     705     3.5   3,068   2,806     9.3
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    G35 Coupe                    129     168   -23.2     342     500   -31.6
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    G35 Sedan                    420     261    60.9   1,906   1,048    81.9
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    Q45                            0       2  -100.0       0       6  -100.0
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    M                             46     106   -56.6     251     519   -51.6
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    Total Car                    595     537    10.8   2,499   2,073    20.5
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    QX56                          18      16    12.5      69     109   -36.7
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    FX                           117     152   -23.0     500     624   -19.9
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    Total Truck                  135     168   -19.6     569     733   -22.4
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    COMBINED NISSAN AND INFINITI SALES
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                               May     May    Monthly  CYTD    CYTD    CYTD
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                               2007    2006  % Change  2007    2006  % Change
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    TOTAL VEHICLE              8,132   5,273    54.2  34,209  25,292    35.3
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    Total Car                  6,153   2,968   107.3  23,825  13,922    71.1
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    Total Truck                1,979   2,305   -14.1  10,384  11,370    -8.7
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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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