Nissan Group Reports Record December and 2016 Calendar Year Canadian Sales

 


December 2016

December 2015

% Change

Nissan Group Total Sales (units)

8,587

9,476

-9.4

Nissan Division sales

7,578

8,555

-11.4

Infiniti sales*

1,009

921

+9.6

 


2016

2015

% Change

Nissan Group 2016 sales

134,153

129,976

+3.2

Nissan Division 2016 sales

122,059

118,655

+2.9

Infiniti 2016 sales

12,094

11,321

+6.8

 

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Jan. 4, 2017 /CNW/ - Nissan announced today the Nissan Group set an all-time annual sales record with 134,153 total Canadian sales in 2016 - an increase of 3.2 per cent over 2015. This marks four years of consecutive annual sales growth for the Nissan Group in Canada. For December 2016, Nissan reported total Canadian sales of 8,587 units, a decrease of 9.4 per cent.

Nissan Division 2016 calendar year highlights:

  • In 2016, Nissan Division set an all-time record with 122,059 total sales, up 2.9 per cent over 2015.
  • Nissan set calendar-year sales records for Rogue, Murano, LEAF, Armada, Frontier, GT-R and NV200.
  • The Nissan Rogue crossover remains the best-selling vehicle in the line-up with annual sales of 40,055 units, up 11.8 per cent over 2015.
  • Sales of the Murano flagship crossover reached an all-time high in 2016 to 13,834, up 36.6 per cent.
  • In 2016 Nissan sold 1,375 LEAF fully-electric vehicles, up 11.5 per cent over 2015.

December 2016 highlights:

  • Nissan Division recorded 7,578 sales, a decrease of 11.4 per cent.
  • Rogue set a December record of 3,171 units sold, an increase of 21.0 per cent.
  • Sales of the TITAN full-size pickup truck climbed to 312, up 155.7 per cent.
  • Sales of the Armada full-size sport utility vehicle are up 80.9 per cent to 85 units, a new December record.
  • Sales of the NV200 compact cargo van set a December record at 150, an increase of 4.9 per cent.

Infiniti Division December & 2016 highlights:

  • Infiniti Division set an annual record with total deliveries of 12,094, an increase of 6.8 per cent.
  • December sales totalled 1,009 units in Canada, an increase of 9.6 per cent versus 921 units a year earlier and its best December on record.

* For more information on Infiniti's sales performance, please visit InfinitiNews.com.

NISSAN DIVISION SALES


December


December


Monthly


CYTD


CYTD


CYTD


2016


2015


% Change


2016


2015


% Change

Nissan Division Total

7,578


8,555


-11.4


122,059


118,655


2.9

Micra

453


747


-39.4


9,896


11,909


-16.9

Versa

436


443


-1.6


7,417


9,120


-18.7

LEAF™

75


122


-38.5


1,375


1,233


11.5

JUKE

214


271


-21.0


4,442


4,473


-0.7

Sentra

511


887


-42.4


14,281


14,940


-4.4

Altima

295


851


-65.3


7,753


7,293


6.3

Maxima

104


165


-37.0


2,297


1,706


34.6

370Z

24


34


-29.4


932


688


35.5

GT-R

7


7


0.0


156


130


20.0

Total Car

2,119


3,527


-39.9


48,549


51,494


-5.7

Frontier

193


233


-17.2


4,127


3,622


13.9

Xterra

0


103


-100.0


227


1,707


-86.7

Rogue

3,171


2,620


21.0


40,055


35,841


11.8

Pathfinder

713


826


-13.7


9,670


9,898


-2.3

Murano

822


876


-6.2


13,834


10,128


36.6

Armada

85


47


80.9


716


634


12.9

Titan

312


122


155.7


2,715


3,226


-15.8

NCV

13


58


-77.6


515


760


-32.2

NV200

150


143


4.9


1,651


1,343


22.9

Total Truck

5,459


5,028


8.6


73,510


67,161


9.5


INFINITI DIVISION SALES


December


December


Monthly


CYTD


CYTD


CYTD


2016


2015


% Change


2016


2015


% Change

Infiniti Division Total

1,009


921


9.6


12,094


11,321


6.8

Q50

264


280


-5.7


2,969


3,295


-9.9

Q60                        

53


9


488.9


422


408


3.4

Q70

15


22


-31.8


156


217


-28.1

Total Car

332


311


6.8


3,547


3,920


-9.5

QX30

88


-


100.0


439


-


100.0

QX50

126


188


-33.0


2,326


2,283


1.9

QX60

360


312


15.4


4,238


3,863


9.7

QX70

21


39


-46.2


481


528


-8.9

QX80

82


71


15.5


1,063


727


46.2

Total Truck

677


610


11.0


8,547


7,401


15.5


COMBINED NISSAN AND INFINITI SALES


December


December


Monthly


CYTD


CYTD


CYTD


2016


2015


% Change


2016


2015


% Change

TOTAL VEHICLE

8,587


9,476


-9.4


134,153


129,976


3.2

Total Car

2,451


3,838


-36.1


52,095


55,414


-6.0

Total Truck

6,136


5,638


8.8


82,057


74,562


10.1

 

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 Communication, 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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