Nissan Canada Inc. Reports Sales Results for April



    MISSISSAUGA, ON, May 1 /CNW/ - Nissan Canada Inc. (NCI) today reported
sales of 7,074 Nissan and Infiniti vehicles in April, a decrease of 20.1 per
cent over the same month last year.
    For April, the Nissan brand accounted for 6,532 units sold while the
Infiniti brand accounted for 542 units. Versa led all models with 1,639 units
sold while Sentra sales increased 69.8 per cent over April 2008 with 1,469
units sold. Altima was the third most popular vehicle in the line-up with
1,403 sold this month.

    
    NCI March HIGHLIGHTS
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    -   Total NCI sales were 7,074 units, a decrease of 20.1 per cent over
        April 2008.
    -   Total Nissan and Infiniti sales were 6,532 and 542 units,
        respectively.
    -   Versa led all models with 1,639 units sold.
    -   Sentra sales increased 69.8 per cent from April 2008, with 1,469
        units sold.
    -   G led Infiniti sales with 324 units sold in April.

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    NISSAN DIVISION SALES
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                     April     April   Monthly      CYTD      CYTD      CYTD
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                      2009      2008  % Change      2009      2008  % Change
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    Nissan
     Division
     Total           6,532     7,946     -17.8    21,711    24,876     -12.7
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    Versa            1,639     2,795     -41.4     5,626     7,837     -28.2
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    Sentra           1,469       865      69.8     4,256     2,630      61.8
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    Altima           1,403     1,823     -23.0     5,172     5,473      -5.5
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    Maxima             133        70      90.0       424       247      71.7
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    350Z                66        25     164.0       120        99      21.2
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    GT-R                 8         0     100.0        28         0     100.0
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    Total Car        4,718     5,578     -15.4    15,626    16,286      -4.1
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    Frontier           120       182     -34.1       357       557     -35.9
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    Xterra              45        92     -51.1       195       331     -41.1
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    Rogue            1,065     1,434     -25.7     3,481     4,729     -26.4
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    Pathfinder          66        98     -32.7       241       426     -43.4
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    Murano             304       341     -10.9     1,139     1,664     -31.6
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    Quest               37        47     -21.3       162       280     -42.1
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    Armada              12         7      71.4        36        32      12.5
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    Titan              165       167      -1.2       474       571     -17.0
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    Total Truck      1,814     2,368     -23.4     6,085     8,590     -29.2
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    INFINITI DIVISION SALES
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                     April     April   Monthly      CYTD      CYTD      CYTD
                  -----------------------------------------------------------
                      2009      2008  % Change      2009      2008  % Change
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    Infiniti
     Division
     Total             542       903     -40.0     1,944     2,785     -30.2
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    G                  324       493     -34.3     1,014     1,434     -29.3
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    M                   26        32     -18.8        77       145     -46.9
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    Total Car          350       525     -33.3     1,091     1,579     -30.9
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    QX56                 6        15     -60.0        47        51      -7.8
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    EX35               120       285     -57.9       542       807     -32.8
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    FX                  66        78     -15.4       264       348     -24.1
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    Total Truck        192       378     -49.2       853     1,206     -29.3
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    COMBINED NISSAN AND INFINITI SALES
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                     April     April   Monthly      CYTD      CYTD      CYTD
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                      2009      2008  % Change      2009      2008  % Change
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    TOTAL
     VEHICLE         7,074     8,849     -20.1    23,655    27,661     -14.5
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    Total Car        5,068     6,103     -17.0    16,717    17,865      -6.4
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    Total Truck      2,006     2,746     -26.9     6,938     9,796     -29.2
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For further information:

For further information: Didier Marsaud, Nissan Canada Inc., (905)
629-6400, Didier.marsaud@nissancanada.com; Heather Meehan, Cohn & Wolfe, (647)
259-3268, heather.meehan@cohnwolfe.ca


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