Nissan Reports Best-Ever Canadian Sales For August, Up Almost 30 Per Cent Year-Over-Year

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MISSISSAUGA, ONT. - Nissan today reported its best August ever in Canada with sales of 8,192 units, an increase of 29.4 per cent from the same month last year. With six consecutive months exceeding 8,000 units sold, Nissan Canada Inc. calendar year-to-date sales are its strongest to date.

Nissan division sales totaled an August record of 7,279 deliveries, up 31.2 per cent. The Infiniti division also set a monthly sales record with deliveries totaling 913 units, an increase of more than 17 per cent over 2012.

"I am delighted to see that our commitment to provide new and exciting vehicles which are right for the Canadian market, is resonating with consumers," said Christian Meunier, President, Nissan Canada Inc. "The new Nissan models continue to be in high demand and with the all-new Rogue arriving later this year, we expect this momentum to continue."

Nissan Highlights:

  • Nissan Division had its best August ever with sales totaling 7,279 units, up 31.2 per cent from last year
  • Nissan Rogue was the strongest seller in the line-up with a 55 per cent year-over-year increase and 1,610 units sold
  • The all-new Versa Note contributed to Versa sales increasing 78 per cent over last year with 1,527 units sold
  • Nissan Pathfinder sales jumped more than 800 per cent year-over-year with 711 units delivered
  • The JUKE, Xterra and Nissan’s all-electric LEAF all posted strong year-over-year increases of 72, 79 and 180 per cent, respectively

Infiniti Highlights:

  • Infiniti posted its best August ever in Canada with sales totaling 913 units, up 17.1 per cent over August 2012
  • Combined sales of the brand new Infiniti Q50 sports sedan and G sedan achieved an August sales record of 444 units, up 133 per cent

NISSAN DIVISION SALES

 

August

 

August

 

Monthly

 

CYTD

 

CYTD

 

CYTD

2013

 

2012

 

% Change

 

2013

 

2012

 

% Change

Nissan Division Total

7,279

 

5,549

 

31.2

 

54,423

 

53,284

 

2.1

Versa

1,527

 

856

 

78.4

 

7,354

 

8,772

 

-16.2

cube ®

16

 

15

 

6.7

 

140

 

241

 

-41.9

LEAF™

56

 

20

 

180.0

 

346

 

180

 

92.2

JUKE

408

 

237

 

72.2

 

2,772

 

2,715

 

2.1

Sentra

964

 

1,134

 

-15.0

 

10,507

 

7,794

 

34.8

Altima

780

 

963

 

-19.0

 

7,005

 

9,713

 

-27.9

Maxima

49

 

81

 

-39.5

 

973

 

1,696

 

-42.6

370Z

39

 

15

 

160.0

 

365

 

453

 

-19.4

GT-R

7

 

8

 

-12.5

 

95

 

94

 

1.1

Total Car

3,846

 

3,329

 

15.5

 

29,557

 

31,658

 

-6.6

Frontier

211

 

267

 

-21.0

 

1,923

 

1,977

 

-2.7

Xterra

61

 

34

 

79.4

 

800

 

630

 

27.0

Rogue

1,610

 

1,037

 

55.3

 

11,094

 

10,569

 

5.0

Pathfinder

711

 

78

 

811.5

 

4,650

 

1,167

 

298.5

Murano

270

 

270

 

0.0

 

2,416

 

3,363

 

-28.2

Quest

87

 

24

 

262.5

 

542

 

510

 

6.3

Armada

35

 

30

 

16.7

 

353

 

414

 

-14.7

Titan

304

 

397

 

-23.4

 

2,031

 

2,263

 

-10.3

NV

79

 

83

 

-4.8

 

746

 

733

 

1.8

NV200

65

 

0

 

100.0

 

311

 

0

 

100.0

Total Truck

3,433

 

2,220

 

54.6

 

24,866

 

21,626

 

15.0

 

INFINITI DIVISION SALES

 

August

 

August

 

Monthly

 

CYTD

 

CYTD

 

CYTD

2013

 

2012

 

% Change

 

2013

 

2012

 

% Change

Infiniti Division Total

913

 

780

 

17.1

 

5,997

 

5,466

 

9.7

Q50/Q60

485

 

259

 

87.3

 

1,908

 

2,286

 

-16.5

M

37

 

19

 

94.7

 

182

 

196

 

-7.1

Total Car

522

 

278

 

87.8

 

2,090

 

2,482

 

-15.8

QX80

54

 

42

 

28.6

 

285

 

236

 

20.8

QX50

98

 

131

 

-25.2

 

1,008

 

843

 

19.6

QX70

43

 

67

 

-35.8

 

450

 

513

 

-12.3

QX60

196

 

262

 

-25.2

 

2,164

 

1,392

 

55.5

Total Truck

391

 

502

 

-22.1

 

3,907

 

2,984

 

30.9

 

COMBINED NISSAN AND INFINITI SALES

 

August

 

August

 

Monthly

 

CYTD

 

CYTD

 

CYTD

2013

 

2012

 

% Change

 

2013

 

2012

 

% Change

TOTAL VEHICLE

8,192

 

6,329

 

29.4

 

60,420

 

58,750

 

2.8

Total Car

4,368

 

3,607

 

21.1

 

31,647

 

34,140

 

-7.3

Total Truck

3,824

 

2,722

 

40.5

 

28,773

 

24,610

 

16.9

 

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