Nissan Canada Inc. Reports Sales Results for July



    MISSISSAUGA, ON, Aug. 1 /CNW/ - Nissan Canada Inc. (NCI) today reported
sales of 7,773 Nissan and Infiniti vehicles in July, an increase of 27 per
cent over the same month last year.
    The Nissan brand accounted for 7,060 unit sales in July, up 27 per cent
year-over-year. Infiniti sales totaled 713 units, an increase of 26 per cent
over July 2007.
    Sales for Nissan in July were led by the continuing popularity of the
Sentra, which posted a 157 per cent increase over the same month last year.
Despite limited availability, the Versa continued to lead all Nissan sales
with 1,878 units sold last month.
    Sales for Infiniti were lead by the G with 401 units sold last month,
while the EX35 continued its strong performance with 164 units sold in July.

    
    NISSAN HIGHLIGHTS
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      -  Nissan sales were up 27 per cent in July over the same period last
         year
      -  Sentra sales posted a 157 per cent increase over July 2007
      -  The Versa sold 1,878 units last month

    INFINITI HIGHLIGHTS
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      -  Infiniti sales were up 26 per cent year-over-year
      -  The Infiniti G led sales for the brand with 401 units in July
      -  Sales of the new EX35 totaled 164 units

    NCI HIGHLIGHTS
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      -  NCI sold 7,773 Nissan and Infiniti vehicles combined last month, an
         increase of 27 per cent over same month last year

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    NISSAN DIVISION SALES
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                           July    July   Monthly     CYTD     CYTD     CYTD
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                           2008    2007  % Change     2008     2007  % Change
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    Nissan Division
     Total                7,060   5,546     27.3    47,270   42,609     10.9
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    Versa                 1,878   1,696     10.7    14,687   13,308     10.4
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    Sentra                1,352     525    157.5     6,332    5,294     19.6
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    Altima                1,613   1,895    -14.9    10,624   10,211      4.0
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    Maxima                  193     130     48.5       662      827    -20.0
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    350Z                     20      38    -47.4       169      382    -55.8
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    GT-R                      1       0    100.0         1        0    100.0
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    Total Car             5,057   4,284     18.0    32,475   30,022      8.2
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    Frontier                120     209    -42.6       998    1,388    -28.1
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    Xterra                   55     125    -56.0       504      884    -43.0
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    X-Trail                   0      98   -100.0         0    4,546   -100.0
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    Rogue                 1,245       0    100.0     8,464        0    100.0
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    Pathfinder               84     153    -45.1       702    1,262    -44.4
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    Murano                  331     394    -16.0     2,644    2,294     15.3
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    Quest                    43      81    -46.9       462      974    -52.6
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    Armada                    5      13    -61.5        51      117    -56.4
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    Titan                   120     189    -36.5       970    1,122    -13.5
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    Total Truck           2,003   1,262     58.7    14,795   12,587     17.5
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    INFINITI DIVISION SALES
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                           July    July   Monthly     CYTD     CYTD     CYTD
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                           2008    2007  % Change     2008     2007  % Change
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    Infiniti Division
     Total                  713     565     26.2     5,010    4,294     16.7
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    G                       401     383      4.7     2,716    3,099    -12.4
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    M                        39      45    -13.3       279      349    -20.1
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    Total Car               440     428      2.8     2,995    3,448    -13.1
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    QX56                     11      28    -60.7        80      122    -34.4
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    EX35                    164       0    100.0     1,380        0    100.0
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    FX                       98     109    -10.1       555      724    -23.3
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    Total Truck             273     137     99.3     2,015      846    138.2
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    COMBINED NISSAN AND INFINITI SALES
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                           July    July   Monthly     CYTD     CYTD     CYTD
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                           2008    2007  % Change     2008     2007  % Change
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    TOTAL VEHICLE         7,773   6,111     27.2    52,280   46,903     11.5
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    Total Car             5,497   4,712     16.7    35,470   33,470      6.0
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    Total Truck           2,276   1,399     62.7    16,810   13,433     25.1
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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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