Nissan Group Reports March 2015 and 2014 Fiscal Year Total Canadian Sales

MISSISSAUGA, ON, April 1, 2015 /CNW/ - Nissan today announced total Canadian sales for March 2015 of 11,181 units, an increase of 6.8 per cent and a March record. This sales achievement marks 20 consecutive months of record sales growth for the Nissan Group in Canada.

For the company's 2014 fiscal year, Nissan set an all-time record with 118,033 total Canadian sales, an increase of 22.4 per cent over its 2013 fiscal year.

Nissan Division 2014 fiscal year highlights:

  • In fiscal year 2014, Nissan Division set an all-time record in Canada 107,951 total sales, an increase of 23.8 per cent over its 2013 fiscal year.
  • Nissan also set fiscal year sales records for LEAF, Rogue, and the NV200.

Nissan Division March highlights:

  • Best March on record for the Nissan Division at 10,156 sales, an increase of eight per cent.
  • The Nissan Rogue crossover set an all-time sales record with 2,902 units sold, marking 16 consecutive months of record sales.
  • NV200 compact cargo van also set an all-time record with 162 units sold, up 92 per cent
  • In its third full month in dealerships, sales of the all-new Nissan Murano crossover increased 169 per cent with 748 units sold.
  • JUKE sport crossover sales increased 21 per cent to 464 units.
  • Sales of the Nissan Micra subcompact totalled 1,013 units in March.

Nissan will unveil the all-new Maxima, the brand's "4-Door Sports Car," on Thursday, April 2, 2015, at the New York International Auto Show.

Infiniti 2014 fiscal year highlights:

  • In fiscal year 2014, Infiniti set an all-time record with 10,082 total sales in Canada.
  • Infiniti set fiscal year sales records for QX60 and QX80.

Infiniti March highlights:

  • The Infiniti QX80 Luxury SUV had its best March ever, with sales up 97 per cent year-over-year.

NOTE: To ensure consistency in global sales reporting, Nissan calculates monthly variances on a straight-percentage basis, unadjusted for the number of selling days. March 2015 had 25 selling days, while March 2014 had 26 selling days.

NISSAN DIVISION SALES


March


March


Monthly


CYTD


CYTD


CYTD

2015


2014


% Change


2015


2014


% Change

Nissan Division Total

10,156


9,404


8.0


23,834


21,037


13.3

Micra

1,013


0


100.0


2,450


0


100.0

Versa

847


1,546


-45.2


2,041


2,991


-31.8

cube ®

1


3


-66.7


2


11


-81.8

LEAF™

74


75


-1.3


148


180


-17.8

JUKE

464


382


21.5


950


811


17.1

Sentra

1,431


1,421


0.7


3,288


3,148


4.4

Altima

834


874


-4.6


1,927


1,963


-1.8

Maxima

52


150


-65.3


209


291


-28.2

370Z

42


37


13.5


80


62


29.0

GT-R

15


28


-46.4


24


31


-22.6

Total Car

4,773


4,516


5.7


11,119


9,488


17.2

Frontier

214


353


-39.4


567


883


-35.8

Xterra

65


162


-59.9


215


318


-32.4

Rogue

2,902


2,483


16.9


6,667


6,092


9.4

Pathfinder

917


1,044


-12.2


2,206


2,204


0.1

Murano

748


278


169.1


1,878


705


166.4

Quest

1


23


-95.7


2


43


-95.3

Armada

52


48


8.3


103


104


-1.0

Titan

256


357


-28.3


584


801


-27.1

NCV

66


56


17.9


158


137


15.3

NV200

162


84


92.9


335


262


27.9

Total Truck

5,383


4,888


10.1


12,715


11,549


10.1


INFINITI DIVISION SALES


March


March


Monthly


CYTD


CYTD


CYTD

2015


2014


% Change


2015


2014


% Change

Infiniti Division Total

1,025


1,066


-3.8


2,388


2,597


-8.0

Q50

309


370


-16.5


713


821


-13.2

Q60                        

40


37


8.1


72


89


-19.1

Q70

23


3


666.7


48


23


108.7

Total Car

372


410


-9.3


833


933


-10.7

QX50

209


210


-0.5


473


477


-0.8

QX60

320


360


-11.1


824


949


-13.2

QX70

53


50


6.0


109


114


-4.4

QX80

71


36


97.2


149


124


20.2

Total Truck

653


656


-0.5


1,555


1,664


-6.6


COMBINED NISSAN AND INFINITI SALES


March


March


Monthly


CYTD


CYTD


CYTD

2015


2014


% Change


2015


2014


% Change

TOTAL VEHICLE

11,181


10,470


6.8


26,222


23,634


11.0

Total Car

5,145


4,926


4.4


11,952


10,421


14.7

Total Truck

6,036


5,544


8.9


14,270


13,213


8.0

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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