Nissan Canada Inc. Reports Sales Results for March



    MISSISSAUGA, ON, April 1 /CNW/ - Nissan Canada Inc. (NCI) today reported
sales of 7,605 Nissan and Infiniti vehicles in March, a decrease of 8.8 per
cent over the same month last year.
    For March, the Nissan brand accounted for 7,024 units sold while the
Infiniti brand accounted for 581 units. Altima led all models with 1,874 units
sold, followed by Versa and Sentra with 1,746 and 1,481 vehicles,
respectively.

    
    NCI March HIGHLIGHTS
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    -   Total NCI sales were 7,605 units, a decrease of 8.8 per cent over
        March 2008.
    -   Total Nissan and Infiniti sales were 7,024 and 581 units,
        respectively.
    -   Altima led all models with 1,874 units sold.
    -   G led Infiniti sales with 310 units sold in March.


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    NISSAN DIVISION SALES
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                     March     March   Monthly      CYTD      CYTD      CYTD
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                      2009      2008  % Change      2009      2008  % Change
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    Nissan
     Division Total  7,024     7,513      -6.5    15,179    16,930     -10.3
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    Versa            1,746     2,438     -28.4     3,987     5,042     -20.9
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    Sentra           1,481       671     120.7     2,787     1,765      57.9
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    Altima           1,874     1,699      10.3     3,769     3,650       3.3
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    Maxima             127        63     101.6       291       177      64.4
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    350Z                38        40      -5.0        54        74     -27.0
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    GT-R                10         0     100.0        20         0     100.0
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    Total Car        5,276     4,911       7.4    10,908    10,708       1.9
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    Frontier            88       169     -47.9       237       375     -36.8
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    Xterra              52        87     -40.2       150       239     -37.2
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    Rogue              985     1,459     -32.5     2,416     3,295     -26.7
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    Pathfinder          65       130     -50.0       175       328     -46.6
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    Murano             375       458     -18.1       835     1,323     -36.9
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    Quest               41       113     -63.7       125       233     -46.4
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    Armada               9        10     -10.0        24        25      -4.0
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    Titan              133       176     -24.4       309       404     -23.5
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    Total Truck      1,748     2,602     -32.8     4,271     6,222     -31.4
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    INFINITI DIVISION SALES
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                     March     March   Monthly      CYTD      CYTD      CYTD
                    ---------------------------------------------------------
                      2009      2008  % Change      2009      2008  % Change
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    Infiniti
     Division Total    581       828     -29.8     1,402     1,882     -25.5
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    G                  310       441     -29.7       690       941     -26.7
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    M                   31        36     -13.9        51       113     -54.9
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    Total Car          341       477     -28.5       741     1,054     -29.7
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    QX56                18        14      28.6        41        36      13.9
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    EX35               139       241     -42.3       422       522     -19.2
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    FX                  83        96     -13.5       198       270     -26.7
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    Total Truck        240       351     -31.6       661       828     -20.2
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    COMBINED NISSAN AND INFINITI SALES
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                     March     March   Monthly      CYTD      CYTD      CYTD
                    ---------------------------------------------------------
                      2009      2008  % Change      2009      2008  % Change
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    TOTAL VEHICLE    7,605     8,341      -8.8    16,581    18,812     -11.9
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    Total Car        5,617     5,388       4.3    11,649    11,762      -1.0
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    Total Truck      1,988     2,953     -32.7     4,932     7,050     -30.0
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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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