Nissan North America Announces September Sales

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FRANKLIN, Tenn. – Nissan North America, Inc. (NNA) today reported September U.S. sales of 91,907 units versus 92,964 units a year earlier, down 1.1 percent.  Nissan Division sales decreased 2.4 percent for the month at 82,462 units. Sales of Infiniti vehicles were up 11.4 percent over the prior year, to 9,445 units.

NISSAN HIGHLIGHTS

  • Nissan Division posted sales of 82,462 units, down 2.4 percent from last September’s 84,485 units.
  • Sales of the Nissan Rogue crossover rose 12.7 percent to 12,106 units, setting a new volume record for September.
  • Pathfinder SUV sales rose 38.7 percent over a year ago, to 3,205 units, contributing to an overall rise in truck sales of 3.3 percent.
  • Sales of the all-electric Nissan LEAF totaled 984 units, the highest volume for any month in the past 12 months.

INFINITI HIGHLIGHTS

  • Infiniti today reported sales of 9,445 units for September, an increase of 11.4 percent from 8,479 units a year earlier.
  • Infiniti FX sales of 1,659 marked an increase of 127.6 percent, with the luxury performance crossover showing an increase of 5.7 percent to 7,462 units for the year.
  • Sales of the new Infiniti JX 7-passenger luxury crossover totaled 2,251 in September, and 14,353 units have been sold since deliveries began in March.
  • Infiniti luxury crossovers and sport utility vehicles had an increase of 107 percent in September, and are up 63.6 percent for year.
  • In total, Infiniti September sales were the best since 2007, and marked five straight months of double-digit increases.

NOTE: To ensure consistency in global sales reporting, Nissan North America calculates monthly variances on a straight-percentage basis, unadjusted for the number of selling days. September had 25 selling days both in 2012 and 2011.

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 as an ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year in 2010, 2011, and 2012 by the U.S Environmental Protection Agency. 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.

About Nissan
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd., Japan's second largest Japanese automotive company by volume, is headquartered in Yokohama, Japan and is an integral pillar of the Renault-Nissan Alliance. Operating with more than 248,000 employees globally, Nissan provided customers with more than 4.6 million vehicles in 2011. With a strong commitment to developing exciting and innovative products for all, Nissan delivers a comprehensive range of fuel-efficient and low-emissions vehicles under the Nissan and Infiniti brands. 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 award.

For more information on our products, services and commitment to Sustainable Mobility, visit our website at http://www.nissan-global.com/EN/.

 

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Contact:

Katherine Zachary
Nissan North America
Tel # 615-725-1447

NISSAN DIVISION

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sept.

 

Sept.

 

Monthly

 

CYTD

 

CYTD

 

CYTD

 

2012

 

2011

 

% chg

 

2012

 

2011

 

% chg

Nissan Division Total

82,462

 

84,485

 

-2.4

 

779,888

 

701,898

 

11.1

Versa

8,016

 

11,800

 

-32.1

 

85,572

 

71,611

 

19.5

Sentra

9,345

 

8,105

 

15.3

 

85,840

 

90,026

 

-4.6

Cube

515

 

440

 

17.0

 

5,812

 

13,652

 

-57.4

Altima

24,448

 

24,356

 

0.4

 

234,040

 

200,554

 

16.7

Maxima

5,718

 

6,133

 

-6.8

 

46,121

 

44,593

 

3.4

LEAF

984

 

1,031

 

-4.6

 

5,212

 

7,199

 

-27.6

Juke

3,195

 

3,310

 

-3.5

 

28,096

 

27,459

 

2.3

370Z

436

 

469

 

-7.0

 

6,099

 

6,081

 

0.3

GT-R

119

 

107

 

11.2

 

968

 

1,102

 

-12.2

Total Car

52,776

 

55,751

 

-5.3

 

497,760

 

462,277

 

7.7

Frontier

4,354

 

4,331

 

0.5

 

44,814

 

37,445

 

19.7

Titan

1,792

 

2,294

 

-21.9

 

16,406

 

15,348

 

6.9

Xterra

1,408

 

1,566

 

-10.1

 

13,500

 

13,085

 

3.2

Pathfinder

3,205

 

2,311

 

38.7

 

23,542

 

18,883

 

24.7

Armada

1,148

 

1,552

 

-26.0

 

13,150

 

13,117

 

0.3

Rogue

12,106

 

10,740

 

12.7

 

109,763

 

91,378

 

20.1

Murano

3,685

 

4,481

 

-17.8

 

39,322

 

38,678

 

1.7

Quest

1,190

 

852

 

39.7

 

14,514

 

8,652

 

67.8

NV

798

 

607

 

31.5

 

7,117

 

3,035

 

134.5

Total Truck

29,686

 

28,734

 

3.3

 

282,128

 

239,621

 

17.7

North American produced

60,232

 

63,055

 

-4.5

 

570,102

 

507,697

 

12.3

Car

47,527

 

50,394

 

-5.7

 

451,573

 

406,784

 

11.0

Truck

12,705

 

12,661

 

0.3

 

118,529

 

100,913

 

17.5

Import

22,230

 

21,430

 

3.7

 

209,786

 

194,201

 

8.0

Car

5,249

 

5,357

 

-2.0

 

46,187

 

55,493

 

-16.8

Truck

16,981

 

16,073

 

5.6

 

163,599

 

138,708

 

17.9

INFINITI DIVISION

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sept.

 

Sept.

 

Monthly

 

CYTD

 

CYTD

 

CYTD

 

2012

 

2011

 

% chg

 

2012

 

2011

 

% chg

Infiniti Division Total

9,445

 

8,479

 

11.4

 

86,596

 

72,181

 

20.0

G Sedan

2,807

 

3,940

 

-28.8

 

35,766

 

31,751

 

12.6

G Coupe

870

 

1,089

 

-20.1

 

10,286

 

11,632

 

-11.6

M

500

 

905

 

-44.8

 

6,759

 

8,149

 

-17.1

QX

1,105

 

1,206

 

-8.4

 

9,490

 

9,003

 

5.4

JX

2,251

 

n/a

 

n/a

 

14,353

 

n/a

 

n/a

EX

253

 

610

 

-58.5

 

2,480

 

4,589

 

-46.0

FX

1659

 

729

 

127.6

 

7,462

 

7,057

 

5.7

Total Car

4,177

 

5,934

 

-29.6

 

52,811

 

51,532

 

2.5

Total Truck

5,268

 

2,545

 

107.0

 

33,785

 

20,649

 

63.6

NISSAN & INFINITI

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sept.

 

Sept.

 

Monthly

 

CYTD

 

CYTD

 

CYTD

 

2012

 

2011

 

% chg

 

2012

 

2011

 

% chg

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TOTAL VEHICLE

91,907

 

92,964

 

-1.1

 

866,484

 

774,079

 

11.9

Total Car

56,953

 

61,685

 

-7.7

 

550,571

 

513,809

 

7.2

Total Truck

34,954

 

31,279

 

11.7

 

315,913

 

260,270

 

21.4

Selling days

25

 

25

 

 

 

230

 

229

 

 



* All numbers include Hawaii

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