Nissan Canada Inc. Reports Sales Results for September



    MISSISSAUGA, ON, Oct. 1 /CNW/ - Nissan Canada, Inc. (NCI) today reported
sales of 7,400 Nissan and Infiniti vehicles in September, an increase of more
than 15 per cent over the same month last year.
    The Nissan brand accounted for 6,654 unit sales in September, up nearly
12 per cent year-over-year. Infiniti sales totaled 746 units, an increase of
over 58 per cent over September 2007.
    Sales for Nissan in September illustrated the continuing popularity of
Rogue with 995 units sold, marking its one-year anniversary in the Canadian
market. September was also a strong month for Nissan's flagship 4-door sports
car with 214 Maxima units sold, up 78 per cent from 2007. Versa continued to
lead all Nissan sales with 1,608 units sold last month while the 350Z sold 54
units, up over 237 per cent year-over-year.
    Sales for Infiniti were led by the G with 421 units sold last month, up
just over 16 per cent from 2007. The EX35 continued its strong performance
with 217 units sold in September.

    
    NISSAN HIGHLIGHTS
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    -   Nissan sales were up nearly 12 per cent in September over the same
        period last year
    -   Rogue celebrated its one-year anniversary and continued popularity
        with 995 units sold in September
    -   Nissan's flagship Maxima sold 214 units, up 78 per cent from
        September 2007
    -   Versa sold 1,608 units last month
    -   Nissan's 350Z sold 54 units, up over 237 per cent from September 2007

    INFINITI HIGHLIGHTS
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    -   Infiniti sales were up 58 per cent year-over-year
    -   Infiniti G led sales for the brand with 421 units in September
    -   EX35 sales totaled 217 units

    NCI HIGHLIGHTS
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    -   NCI sold 7,400 Nissan and Infiniti vehicles combined last month, an
        increase of over 15 per cent over same month last year



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    NISSAN DIVISION SALES
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                  September  September  Monthly    CYTD      CYTD      CYTD

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                    2008       2007    % Change    2008      2007    % Change
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    Nissan           6,654     5,947      11.9    60,708    54,820      10.7
     Division
     Total
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    Versa            1,608     2,211     -27.3    17,989    17,612       2.1
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    Sentra           1,109       783      41.6     8,763     6,706      30.7
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    Altima           1,561     1,678      -7.0    13,768    13,847      -0.6
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    Maxima             214       120      78.3     1,086     1,095      -0.8
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    350Z                54        16     237.5       255       426     -40.1
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    GT-R                27         0     100.0        99         0     100.0
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    Total Car        4,573     4,808      -4.9    41,960    39,686       5.7

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    Frontier           165       164       0.6     1,277     1,770     -27.9
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    Xterra              63       110     -42.7       631     1,162     -45.7
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    X-Trail              0         7    -100.0         0     4,586    -100.0
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    Rogue              995        88    1030.7    10,393        88   11710.2
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    Pathfinder         154       136      13.2       967     1,568     -38.3
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    Murano             395       381       3.7     3,423     3,192       7.2
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    Quest              127        77      64.9       715     1,153     -38.0
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    Armada              13         6     116.7        69       134     -48.5
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    Titan              169       170      -0.6     1,273     1,481     -14.0
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    Total Truck      2,081     1,139      82.7    18,748    15,134      23.9

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    INFINITI DIVISION SALES
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                  September  September  Monthly    CYTD      CYTD      CYTD

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                    2008       2007    % Change    2008      2007    % Change
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    Infiniti           746       471      58.4     6,455     5,389      19.8
     Division
     Total
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    G                  421       362      16.3     3,529     3,915      -9.9
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    M                   37        35       5.7       335       441     -24.0
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    Total Car          458       397      15.4     3,864     4,356     -11.3

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    QX56                15        12      25.0       105       167     -37.1
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    EX35               217         0     100.0     1,776         0     100.0
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    FX                  56        62      -9.7       710       866     -18.0
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    Total Truck        288        74     289.2     2,591     1,033     150.8

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    COMBINED NISSAN AND INFINITI SALES
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                  September  September  Monthly    CYTD      CYTD      CYTD

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                    2008       2007    % Change    2008      2007    % Change
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    TOTAL VEHICLE    7,400     6,418      15.3    67,163    60,209      11.5
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    Total Car        5,031     5,205      -3.3    45,824    44,042       4.0

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    Total Truck      2,369     1,213      95.3    21,339    16,167      32.0

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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 Heather Meehan, Cohn & Wolfe at (647)
259-3268 or heather.meehan@cohnwolfe.ca

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