Nissan Canada Inc. Reports Sales Results for November

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Dec. 1 /CNW/ - Nissan Canada Inc. (NCI) today reported its sales results for November totaled 5,312 Nissan and Infiniti vehicles, an increase of 7.8 per cent over the same month last year. The Infiniti brand accounted for 563 units sold, an increase of 25 per cent over November 2008, while the Nissan brand accounted for 4,749 units sold, an increase of 6 per cent.

Versa continues to be Nissan's volume leader with 1,381 units sold, up nearly 22 per cent from November 2008, followed by Altima with 997 units sold, an increase of nearly 23 per cent. Sentra sales continued to be strong with 801 units in November, while Titan and Armada sales were on the rise again with nearly 25 and 150 per cent increases respectively.

The G family continues to be Infiniti's best-seller with 309 units sold in November, up nearly 64 per cent over the same month last year, followed by the EX35 with 145 units sold. Sales of FX increased 8.5 per cent over the same month last year with the sale of 77 units.

    
    NCI November HIGHLIGHTS
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    -   NCI sales totaled 5,312 units - an increase of 7.8 per cent over
        November 2008
    -   Nissan sales equaled 4,749 units last month
    -   Versa led all models with 1,381 units sold, while Altima had an
        increase of nearly 23 per cent from November 2008
    -   Sentra sales continued strong with 801 units in November
    -   Infiniti sales equaled 563 units in November, an increase of 25 per
        cent over November 2008
    -   The G family continued to be Infiniti's best-seller with 309 units
        sold, an increase of nearly 64 per cent over November 2008
    -   Sales of FX increased 8.5 per cent over the same month last year


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    NISSAN DIVISION SALES
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                  November  November   Monthly      CYTD      CYTD      CYTD
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                      2009      2008  % Change      2009      2008  % Change
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    Nissan           4,749     4,479       6.0    67,284    71,250      -5.6
    Division
     Total
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    Versa            1,381     1,136      21.6    19,027    20,760      -8.3
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    cube(R)            231         0     100.0     2,179         0     100.0
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    Sentra             801       872      -8.1    12,645    10,417      21.4
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    Altima             997       813      22.6    12,771    15,925     -19.8
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    Maxima             110       110       0.0     1,524     1,374      10.9
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    370Z                19        12      58.3       539       304      77.3
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    GT-R                 6        11     -45.5       128       135      -5.2
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    Total Car        3,545     2,954      20.0    48,813    48,915      -0.2
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    Frontier           104        97       7.2     1,550     1,509       2.7
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    Xterra              45        48      -6.3       545       750     -27.3
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    Rogue              625       814     -23.2    10,340    12,289     -15.9
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    Pathfinder          52        55      -5.5       716     1,131     -36.7
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    Murano             239       368     -35.1     3,480     4,227     -17.7
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    Quest                3        46     -93.5       395       869     -54.5
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    Armada              30        12     150.0       165        93      77.4
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    Titan              106        85      24.7     1,280     1,467     -12.7
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    Total Truck      1,204     1,525     -21.0    18,471    22,335     -17.3
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    INFINITI DIVISION SALES
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                  November  November   Monthly      CYTD      CYTD      CYTD
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                      2009      2008  % Change      2009      2008  % Change
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    Infiniti           563       450      25.1     6,592     7,675     -14.1
     Division
     Total
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    G                  309       189      63.5     3,764     4,096      -8.1
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    M                   17        26     -34.6       204       396     -48.5
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    Total Car          326       215      51.6     3,968     4,492     -11.7
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    QX56                15        21     -28.6       148       140       5.7
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    EX35               145       143       1.4     1,649     2,139     -22.9
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    FX                  77        71       8.5       827       904      -8.5
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    Total Truck        237       235       0.9     2,624     3,183     -17.6
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    COMBINED NISSAN AND INFINITI SALES
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                  November  November   Monthly      CYTD      CYTD      CYTD
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                      2009      2008  % Change      2009      2008  % Change
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    TOTAL            5,312     4,929       7.8    73,876    78,925      -6.4
     VEHICLE
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    Total Car        3,871     3,169      22.2    52,781    53,407      -1.2
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    Total Truck      1,441     1,760     -18.1    21,095    25,518     -17.3
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SOURCE Nissan Canada Inc.

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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