Nissan Group Reports February Canadian Sales


February 2015

February 2014

% Change

Nissan Group Total Sales (units)

7,919

6,804

+16.4

Nissan Division sales

7,213

6,009

+20.0

Infiniti sales*

706

795

-11.2

MISSISSAUGA, ON, March 3, 2015 /CNW/ - Nissan Group today announced total Canadian sales for February of 7,919 units, an increase of 16.4 per cent and a February record. This sales achievement marks 19 consecutive months of record sales growth for the Nissan Group in Canada.

The Nissan brand increased 20 per cent with 7,213 units sold, setting a February sales record. The Infiniti brand reported sales of 706 vehicles in February, a decrease of 11.2 per cent.

Nissan Division February highlights:

  • Best February on record for the Nissan Division at 7,213 sales, an increase of 20 per cent.
  • In its second full month in dealerships, sales of the all-new Nissan Murano crossover increased 103 per cent with 557 units sold.
  • The Nissan Rogue crossover set a February sales record with 1,891 units sold, marking 15 consecutive months of record sales.
  • Sentra compact sedan sales increased 16 per cent to 1,071 units.
  • Sales of the JUKE sport crossover and Pathfinder sport utility vehicle in February were up 18 and 30 per cent, respectively.
  • Sales of the Nissan Micra subcompact totalled 758 units in February.

Infiniti Division February highlights:

  • Infiniti reported sales of 706 vehicles during February.

NISSAN DIVISION SALES


February


February


Monthly


CYTD


CYTD


CYTD

2015


2014


% Change


2015


2014


% Change

Nissan Division Total

7,213


6,009


20.0


13,678


11,633


17.6

Micra

758


0


100.0


1,437


0


100.0

Versa

622


726


-14.3


1,194


1,445


-17.4

cube ®

0


4


-100.0


1


8


-87.5

LEAF™

38


64


-40.6


74


105


-29.5

JUKE

275


233


18.0


486


429


13.3

Sentra

1,071


920


16.4


1,857


1,727


7.5

Altima

648


600


8.0


1,093


1,089


0.4

Maxima

72


79


-8.9


157


141


11.3

370Z

21


13


61.5


38


25


52.0

GT-R

6


1


500.0


9


3


200.0

Total Car

3,511


2,640


33.0


6,346


4,972


27.6

Frontier

156


303


-48.5


353


530


-33.4

Xterra

92


91


1.1


150


156


-3.8

Rogue

1,891


1,737


8.9


3,765


3,609


4.3

Pathfinder

702


538


30.5


1,289


1,160


11.1

Murano

557


274


103.3


1,130


427


164.6

Quest

1


10


-90.0


1


20


-95.0

Armada

24


23


4.3


51


56


-8.9

Titan

171


260


-34.2


328


444


-26.1

NCV

32


37


-13.5


92


81


13.6

NV200

76


96


-20.8


173


178


-2.8

Total Truck

3,702


3,369


9.9


7,332


6,661


10.1


INFINITI DIVISION SALES


February


February


Monthly


CYTD


CYTD


CYTD

2015


2014


% Change


2015


2014


% Change

Infiniti Division Total

706


795


-11.2


1,363


1,531


-11.0

Q50

194


231


-16.0


404


451


-10.4

Q60

20


34


-41.2


32


52


-38.5

Q70

14


8


75.0


25


20


25.0

Total Car

228


273


-16.5


461


523


-11.9

QX50

141


154


-8.4


264


267


-1.1

QX60

268


293


-8.5


504


589


-14.4

QX70

21


33


-36.4


56


64


-12.5

QX80

48


42


14.3


78


88


-11.4

Total Truck

478


522


-8.4


902


1,008


-10.5


COMBINED NISSAN AND INFINITI SALES


February


February


Monthly


CYTD


CYTD


CYTD

2015


2014


% Change


2015


2014


% Change

TOTAL VEHICLE

7,919


6,804


16.4


15,041


13,164


14.3

Total Car

3,739


2,913


28.4


6,807


5,495


23.9

Total Truck

4,180


3,891


7.4


8,234


7,669


7.4

*For more information on Infiniti's February sales performance, please visit www.media.infiniti.ca.

Information, images and B-Roll of Nissan's full lineup are available at www.media.nissan.ca or upon request.

About Nissan Motor Co.
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd., Japan's second-largest automotive company, is headquartered in Yokohama, Japan, and is part of the Renault-Nissan Alliance. Operating with more than 244,500 employees globally, Nissan sold almost 5.2 million vehicles and generated revenue of 10.5 trillion yen (USD 105 billion) in fiscal 2013. Nissan delivers a comprehensive range of more than 60 models under the Nissan, Infiniti and Datsun brands. In 2010, Nissan introduced the Nissan LEAF, and continues to lead in zero-emission mobility. The LEAF, the first mass-market, pure-electric vehicle launched globally, is now the best-selling EV in history with almost 50% share of the zero-emission vehicle segment.

For more information on our products, services and commitment to sustainable mobility, visit our website at http://www.nissan-global.com/EN/.

About Nissan Canada
Nissan Canada Inc. (NCI) is the Canadian sales, marketing and distribution subsidiary of Nissan Motor Limited and Nissan North America, Inc. With offices in Vancouver (BC), Mississauga (ON), and Kirkland (QC), NCI directly employs 250 full-time staff. There are 184 independent Nissan dealerships, 35 Infiniti retailers and 44 Nissan Commercial Vehicle dealers across Canada. A pioneer in zero emission mobility, Nissan made history with the introduction of the Nissan LEAF, the first affordable, mass-market, pure-electric vehicle and winner of numerous international accolades including the prestigious 2011 European Car of the Year and World Car of the Year awards.

More information about Nissan in Canada and the complete line of Nissan and Infiniti vehicles can be found online at www.nissan.ca and www.infiniti.ca.

SOURCE Nissan Canada Inc.

For further information: Media contacts: Didier Marsaud, Senior Manager, Corporate Communications, Nissan Canada, Tel: 905-629-6400, Email: didier.marsaud@nissancanada.com; Jenn McCarthy, Cohn & Wolfe, Tel: 647-259-3305, Email: jennifer.mccarthy@cohnwolfe.ca

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