Nissan Reports Canadian Sales For March

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-Infiniti has best-ever sales month; Nissan LEAF has best month since launch-

MISSISSAUGA, ONT. - Nissan today reported Canadian monthly sales with the Infiniti luxury brand recording its best-ever sales month of 1,024 units, up 16.1 per cent over the same month last year. For the first quarter, Infiniti is tracking up 24.9 per cent over Q1 2012. Nissan division sales were 7,437 units for March, down 12.9 per cent. Total Nissan Canada, Inc. sales totaled 8,461 units, down 10.2 per cent over the same month last year.

Contributing to Infiniti's record month were its luxury crossover and sport utility vehicles, which were up 150.8 per cent. The Infiniti JX 7-passenger luxury crossover, which launched almost a year ago, remains the best-seller in the line-up with sales of 350 units in March. Sales of the Infiniti EX were up 30.6 per cent with 188 units.

Nissan LEAF sales totaled 82 deliveries, up 310 per cent and the nameplate's best month since launch. The all-new 2013 Sentra sedan and Nissan Pathfinder recorded impressive year-over-year increases of 48.9 and 262.6 per cent, respectively. The Rogue is the most popular vehicle in the Nissan line-up in March with sales of 1,584 units.

NCI MARCH 2013 HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Infiniti has best-ever monthly sales of 1,024, up 16.1 per cent
  • For Q1, Infiniti is up 24.9 per cent over last year
  • Infiniti's luxury crossover and sport utility vehicles are leading the growth with sales up 150.8 per cent in March
  • The JX luxury crossover joined the line-up almost one year ago and sold 350 units in March
  • The all-electric Nissan LEAF recorded its best sales month since launch with 82 units
  • Rogue remains the strongest seller in the Nissan line-up with 1,584 sold in March
  • All-new Sentra and Pathfinder sold 1,485 and 562 units, respectively
  • Total NCI sales were 7,437 units, down 12.9 per cent
  • Nissan division sales were 8,461 units, down 10.2 per cent

NISSAN DIVISION SALES

 

March

 

March

 

Monthly

 

CYTD

 

CYTD

 

CYTD

2013

 

2012

 

% Change

 

2013

 

2012

 

% Change

Nissan Division Total

7,437

 

8,535

 

-12.9

 

16,462

 

19,304

 

-14.7

Versa

742

 

1,355

 

-45.2

 

1,924

 

2,800

 

-31.3

cube ®

19

 

38

 

-50.0

 

50

 

86

 

-41.9

LEAF™

82

 

20

 

310.0

 

156

 

68

 

129.4

JUKE

360

 

440

 

-18.2

 

785

 

878

 

-10.6

Sentra

1,485

 

997

 

48.9

 

3,162

 

2,608

 

21.2

Altima

1,195

 

1,473

 

-18.9

 

2,330

 

3,245

 

-28.2

Maxima

258

 

319

 

-19.1

 

463

 

678

 

-31.7

370Z

32

 

88

 

-63.6

 

49

 

114

 

-57.0

GT-R

16

 

13

 

23.1

 

22

 

27

 

-18.5

Total Car

4,189

 

4,743

 

-11.7

 

8,941

 

10,504

 

-14.9

Frontier

267

 

268

 

-0.4

 

577

 

706

 

-18.3

Xterra

109

 

118

 

-7.6

 

234

 

267

 

-12.4

Rogue

1,584

 

2,227

 

-28.9

 

3,429

 

4,489

 

-23.6

Pathfinder

562

 

155

 

262.6

 

1,395

 

690

 

102.2

Murano

387

 

513

 

-24.6

 

898

 

1,396

 

-35.7

Quest

36

 

75

 

-52.0

 

94

 

173

 

-45.7

Armada

43

 

75

 

-42.7

 

110

 

177

 

-37.9

Titan

168

 

266

 

-36.8

 

516

 

667

 

-22.6

NV

91

 

95

 

-4.2

 

267

 

235

 

13.6

NV200

1

 

0

 

100.0

 

1

 

0

 

100.0

Total Truck

3,248

 

3,792

 

-14.3

 

7,521

 

8,800

 

-14.5

 

INFINITI DIVISION SALES

 

March

 

March

 

Monthly

 

CYTD

 

CYTD

 

CYTD

2013

 

2012

 

% Change

 

2013

 

2012

 

% Change

Infiniti Division Total

1,024

 

882

 

16.1

 

2,256

 

1,806

 

24.9

G

340

 

575

 

-40.9

 

629

 

1,159

 

-45.7

M

22

 

43

 

-48.8

 

74

 

79

 

-6.3

Total Car

362

 

618

 

-41.4

 

703

 

1,238

 

-43.2

QX56

40

 

29

 

37.9

 

114

 

98

 

16.3

EX35

188

 

144

 

30.6

 

461

 

274

 

68.2

FX

84

 

91

 

-7.7

 

192

 

196

 

-2.0

JX

350

 

0

 

100.0

 

786

 

0

 

100.0

Total Truck

662

 

264

 

150.8

 

1,553

 

568

 

173.4

 

COMBINED NISSAN AND INFINITI SALES

 

March

 

March

 

Monthly

 

CYTD

 

CYTD

 

CYTD

2013

 

2012

 

% Change

 

2013

 

2012

 

% Change

TOTAL VEHICLE

8,461

 

9,417

 

-10.2

 

18,718

 

21,110

 

-11.3

Total Car

4,551

 

5,361

 

-15.1

 

9,644

 

11,742

 

-17.9

Total Truck

3,910

 

4,056

 

-3.6

 

9,074

 

9,368

 

-3.1


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