Nissan Group Reports March 2017 and 2016 Fiscal Year Total Canadian Sales


March 2017

March 2016

% Change

Nissan Group Total Sales (units)

15,815

12,601

+25.5

Nissan Division sales

14,523

11,463

+26.7

INFINITI sales

1,292

1,138

+13.5

 


FY2016
(April 1, 2016-
   March 31, 2017)

FY2015
(April 1, 2015-
   March 31, 2016)

% Change

Total sales (Units)

137,773

133,770

+3.0

Nissan Division total sales

125,659

122,057

+3.0

INFINITI total sales

12,114

11,713

+3.4

 

MISSISSAUGA, ON, April 3, 2017 /CNW/ - Nissan Group today announced monthly Canadian sales of 15,815 units, an increase of 25.5 per cent over last year and the best month in the company's history.

Nissan Division sales increased 26.7 per cent with 14,523 units sold, setting a new all-time sales record.  

For the company's 2016 fiscal year, Nissan Group set an all-time record with 137,773 total Canadian sales, an increase of 3.0 per cent over its 2015 fiscal year.

Nissan Division March highlights:

  • Nissan's best-selling vehicle in Canada - the Nissan Rogue crossover - set an all-time monthly sales record at 4,888 - an increase of 63.3 per cent.
  • The Pathfinder sport utility vehicle set a new all-time sales record at 1,185 units, an increase of 10.4 per cent.
  • Sales of the TITAN full-size pickup truck totaled 722, its best month on record and an increase of 307.9 per cent.
  • The Armada flagship sport utility vehicle set an all-time record with 126 sales, up 72.6 per cent.
  • Sales of the LEAF fully-electric vehicle set a March record at 144, up 46.9 per cent.
  • The Murano crossover set a March record at 1,281, up 0.9 per cent.
  • The NV200 compact cargo van also set an all-time sales record at 305 units, an increase of 35.0 per cent.
  • Nissan Versa Note hatchback finished the month up 63.6 percent, with sales of 1,034.
  • Sales of the Sentra subcompact climbed to 1,750, up 14.1 per cent.

 

Nissan Division 2016 fiscal year highlights:

  • In fiscal year 2016, Nissan Division set an all-time record in Canada 125,659 total sales, an increase of 3.0 per cent over its 2015 fiscal year.
  • Nissan also set fiscal year sales records for Rogue, LEAF, JUKE, Murano, Armada, and NV200.

 

INFINITI March highlights:

  • The refreshed 7-passenger QX60 premium crossover continues to be INFINITI's best-seller with 387 units sold in March.
  • In the seventh full month of sales for the Q60 premium sports coupe, 166 units were sold in March.
  • The new QX30 premium active crossover continues to see sales momentum with 153 units sold, its best month ever.

 

INFINITI 2016 fiscal year highlights:

  • In fiscal year 2016, INFINITI set an all-time record with 12,114 total sales in Canada, an increase of 3.4 per cent.
  • INFINITI set fiscal year sales records for QX60 and QX80.

 

NISSAN DIVISION SALES


March


March


Monthly


CYTD


CYTD


CYTD


2017


2016


% Change


2017


2016


% Change

Nissan Division Total

14,523


11,463


26.7


30,836


27,236


13.2

Micra

875


1,184


-26.1


1,688


2,536


-33.4

Versa Note

1,034


632


63.6


2,052


1,524


34.6

LEAF™

144


98


46.9


322


221


45.7

JUKE

261


423


-38.3


586


997


-41.2

Sentra

1,750


1,534


14.1


3,581


3,532


1.4

Altima

1,056


752


40.4


2,472


2,199


12.4

Maxima

347


287


20.9


651


602


8.1

370Z

75


142


-47.2


136


201


-32.3

GT-R

22


18


22.2


34


39


-12.8

Total Car

5,564


5,070


9.7


11,522


11,851


-2.8

Frontier

372


453


-17.9


858


970


-11.5

Rogue

4,888


2,993


63.3


10,481


7,115


47.3

Pathfinder

1,185


1,073


10.4


2,842


2,659


6.9

Murano

1,281


1,270


0.9


2,941


3,049


-3.5

Armada

126


73


72.6


262


161


62.7

Titan

722


177


307.9


1,250


629


98.7

NCV

80


58


37.9


140


156


-10.3

NV200

305


226


35.0


540


456


18.4

Total Truck

8,959


6,393


40.1


19,314


15,385


25.5













INFINITI DIVISION SALES


March


March


Monthly


CYTD


CYTD


CYTD


2017


2016


% Change


2017


2016


% Change

INFINITI Division Total

1,292


1,138


13.5


2,800


2,780


0.7

Q50

249


285


-12.6


464


733


-36.7

Q60                        

166


9


1744.4


299


21


1323.8

Q70

4


21


-81.0


26


75


-65.3

Total Car

419


315


33.0


789


829


-4.8

QX30

153


-


100.0


329


-


100.0

QX50

221


252


-12.3


482


588


-18.0

QX60

387


419


-7.6


880


954


-7.8

QX70

43


52


-17.3


88


144


-38.9

QX80

69


100


-31.0


232


265


-12.5

Total Truck

873


823


6.1


2,011


1,951


3.1













COMBINED NISSAN AND INFINITI SALES


March


March


Monthly


CYTD


CYTD


CYTD


2017


2016


% Change


2017


2016


% Change

TOTAL VEHICLE

15,815


12,601


25.5


33,636


30,016


12.1

Total Car

5,983


5,385


11.1


12,311


12,680


-2.9

Total Truck

9,832


7,216


36.3


21,325


17,336


23.0

 

About Nissan North America
In North America, Nissan's operations include automotive styling, engineering, consumer and corporate financing, sales and marketing, distribution and manufacturing. Nissan is dedicated to improving the environment under the Nissan Green Program and has been recognized annually by the U.S Environmental Protection Agency as an ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year since 2010. More information on Nissan in North America and the complete line of Nissan and INFINITI vehicles can be found online at www.NissanUSA.com and www.INFINITIUSA.com, or visit the U.S. media sites NissanNews.com and INFINITINews.com.

About Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.
Nissan is a global full-line vehicle manufacturer that sells more than 60 models under the Nissan, Infiniti and Datsun brands. In fiscal year 2015, the company sold more than 5.4 million vehicles globally, generating revenue of 12.2 trillion yen. Nissan engineers, manufactures and markets the world's best-selling all-electric vehicle in history, the Nissan LEAF. Nissan's global headquarters in Yokohama, Japan, manages operations in six regions: ASEAN & Oceania; Africa, Middle East & India; China; Europe; Latin America and North America. Nissan has been partnered with French manufacturer Renault since 1999 and Mitsubishi Motors since 2016 under the Renault-Nissan Alliance.

For more information on our products, services and commitment to sustainable mobility, visit our website at http://www.nissan-global.com/EN/.  You can also follow @NissanMotor on Twitter.

About Nissan Canada Inc.
Nissan Canada Inc. (NCI) is the Canadian sales, marketing and distribution subsidiary of Nissan Motor Limited and Nissan North America, Inc. NCI directly employs 306 full-time staff across offices in Vancouver (BC), Mississauga (ON), and Kirkland (QC). There are 194 independent Nissan dealerships, 41 INFINITI retailers and 45 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, Director, 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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