Nissan Canada Inc. Reports Sales Results for July 2009



    MISSISSAUGA, ON, Aug. 4 /CNW/ - Nissan Canada Inc. (NCI) today reported
sales of 7,534 Nissan and Infiniti vehicles in July, down 3.1 per cent over
the same month last year. The Nissan brand accounted for 6,832 units sold
while the Infiniti brand accounted for 702 units.
    Versa continues to be Nissan's strongest seller with 1,841 units sold,
followed by Rogue with 1,314 units sold in July, an increase of 5.5 per cent
over the same month last year. In its second full month of sales, the cube(R)
continued strong sales with 412 units sold. Armada, 370Z and GT-R each had
significant increases in year-over-year sales with 280, 265 and 100 per cent
increases, respectively.
    July was a significant month for the Infiniti G family with the addition
of the G37 Convertible to the line-up mid-month. The G family continues to be
Infiniti's strongest seller with 403 units sold in July. Infiniti FX and EX
sales remain strong with increases of 6.1 and 3.0 per cent, respectively, over
July 2008 with 104 and 169 units sold.

    
    NCI July HIGHLIGHTS
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    -   Total NCI sales were 7,534 units - a decrease of 3.1 per cent over
        July 2008
    -   Total Nissan and Infiniti sales were 6,832 and 702 units,
        respectively
    -   Versa led all models with 1,841 units sold, a decrease of 2.0 per
        cent
    -   Rogue was Nissan's second most popular vehicle in July with 1,314
        units sold
    -   cube sold 412 units, in its second full month available in Canada
    -   Infiniti FX and EX sales increased by 6.1 and 3.0 per cent over July
        2008
    -   G continued to be Infiniti's strongest seller with 403 units sold.


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    NISSAN DIVISION SALES
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                      July      July   Monthly      CYTD      CYTD      CYTD
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                      2009      2008  % Change      2009      2008  % Change
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    Nissan
     Division
     Total           6,832     7,060      -3.2    42,958    47,270      -9.1
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    Versa            1,841     1,878      -2.0    11,568    14,687     -21.2
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    cube(R)            412         0     100.0       951         0     100.0
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    Sentra           1,092     1,352     -19.2     8,216     6,332      29.8
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    Altima           1,141     1,613     -29.3     8,777    10,624     -17.4
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    Maxima             183       193      -5.2       903       662      36.4
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    370Z/350Z           73        20     265.0       373       169     120.7
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    GT-R                14         1     100.0        86         1     100.0
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    Total Car        4,756     5,057      -6.0    30,874    32,475      -4.9
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    Frontier           203       120      69.2       897       998     -10.1
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    Xterra              47        55     -14.5       357       504     -29.2
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    Rogue            1,314     1,245       5.5     6,949     8,464     -17.9
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    Pathfinder          74        84     -11.9       449       702     -36.0
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    Murano             286       331     -13.6     2,202     2,644     -16.7
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    Quest               33        43     -23.3       344       462     -25.5
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    Armada              19         5     280.0        85        51      66.7
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    Titan              100       120     -16.7       801       970     -17.4
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    Total Truck      2,076     2,003       3.6    12,084    14,795     -18.3
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    INFINITI DIVISION SALES
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                      July      July   Monthly      CYTD      CYTD      CYTD
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                      2009      2008  % Change      2009      2008  % Change
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    Infiniti
     Division
     Total             702       713      -1.5     4,043     5,010     -19.3
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    G                  403       401       0.5     2,264     2,716     -16.6
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    M                    9        39     -76.9       126       279     -54.8
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    Total Car          412       440      -6.4     2,390     2,995     -20.2
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    QX56                17        11      54.5        82        80       2.5
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    EX35               169       164       3.0     1,045     1,380     -24.3
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    FX                 104        98       6.1       526       555      -5.2
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    Total Truck        290       273       6.2     1,653     2,015     -18.0
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    COMBINED NISSAN AND INFINITI SALES
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                      July      July   Monthly      CYTD      CYTD      CYTD
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                      2009      2008  % Change      2009      2008  % Change
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    TOTAL VEHICLE    7,534     7,773      -3.1    47,001    52,280     -10.1
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    Total Car        5,168     5,497      -6.0    33,264    35,470      -6.2
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    Total Truck      2,366     2,276       4.0    13,737    16,810     -18.3
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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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