Nissan North America Sets New November Sales Record

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-Nissan and Infiniti brands each post record November sales-

FRANKLIN, Tenn. – Nissan North America, Inc. (NNA) today reported record November U.S. sales of 96,197 units versus 85,182 units a year earlier, up 12.9 percent. Nissan Division set a new November record, with sales up 9.8 percent for the month over the prior year at 84,300 units. Sales of Infiniti vehicles were 11,897, up 41.2 percent over the prior year, also a November record.

NISSAN HIGHLIGHTS

  • Nissan Division posted sales of 84,300 units, up 9.8 percent from last November's 76,754 units, making it Nissan's best November ever.
  • Pathfinder SUV sales rose 249.5 percent to 8,097 units, led by the all-new 2013 Pathfinder that went on sale in November.
  • The all-electric Nissan LEAF recorded strong sales of 1,539 units in November, up 129 percent from the prior year at 672 units.
  • Rogue crossover sales hit a new November record at 12,662 units, an increase of 16.8 percent versus year-ago sales of 10,845.
  • Altima sales remained strong in November at 20,305 units, with year-to-date deliveries up 14.8 percent over its 2011 total.

"Nissan's significant portfolio refresh of five new models in 15 months is showing results with the new Pathfinder driving sales of the model up nearly 250 percent," said Al Castignetti, vice president, Nissan Division.

INFINITI HIGHLIGHTS

  • Infiniti QX sales of 2,121 was an increase of 46.7 percent in November, the best month in the full-size luxury SUV's history.
  • The all-new Infiniti JX 7-passenger luxury crossover had sales of 2,529 units in November, and 18,966 have been delivered since it went on sale in March.
  • Overall, total sales of 6,275 for all Infiniti crossovers and sport utility vehicles in November more than doubled versus prior year. 
  • The Infiniti G Line had an increase of 7.3 percent for the month, with 4,838 sport sedans, coupes and convertibles being delivered.
  • Infiniti had the best November in its history.

"November was a fantastic month for Infiniti, with sales of each of our crossovers and sport utility vehicles showing an increase and contributing to the best November since we started sales in 1989," said Ben Poore, vice president, Infiniti Americas. "We expect showroom traffic to remain strong through the holiday gift-giving season, as our Winter Limited Engagement Event continues through January 2."

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. November had 25 selling days both in 2012 and 2011.

NISSAN DIVISION

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nov.

 

Nov.

 

Monthly

 

CYTD

 

CYTD

 

CYTD

 

2012

 

2011

 

% chg

 

2012

 

2011

 

% chg

Nissan Division Total

84,300

 

76,754

 

9.8

 

935,116

 

854,136

 

9.5

Versa

8,826

 

9,291

 

-5.0

 

102,709

 

89,791

 

14.4

Sentra

7,176

 

7,871

 

-8.8

 

98,640

 

106,281

 

-7.2

Cube

791

 

203

 

289.7

 

7,078

 

14,053

 

-49.6

Altima

20,305

 

20,613

 

-1.5

 

278,968

 

243,005

 

14.8

Maxima

4,730

 

4,886

 

-3.2

 

55,212

 

53,669

 

2.9

LEAF

1,539

 

672

 

129.0

 

8,330

 

8,720

 

-4.5

Juke

3,003

 

2,514

 

19.5

 

33,619

 

32,858

 

2.3

370Z

450

 

356

 

26.4

 

6,932

 

6,879

 

0.8

GT-R

85

 

56

 

51.8

 

1,139

 

1,259

 

-9.5

Total Car

46,905

 

46,462

 

1.0

 

592,627

 

556,515

 

6.5

Frontier

3,882

 

4,324

 

-10.2

 

51,747

 

46,074

 

12.3

Titan

1,750

 

2,146

 

-18.5

 

19,738

 

19,608

 

0.7

Xterra

1,343

 

1,636

 

-17.9

 

15,843

 

16,244

 

-2.5

Pathfinder

8,097

 

2,317

 

249.5

 

34,682

 

23,272

 

49.0

Armada

1,817

 

1,779

 

2.1

 

15,938

 

16,374

 

-2.7

Rogue

12,662

 

10,845

 

16.8

 

130,861

 

112,257

 

16.6

Murano

5,129

 

4,875

 

5.2

 

47,676

 

48,153

 

-1.0

Quest

1,673

 

1,132

 

47.8

 

17,075

 

10,425

 

63.8

NV

1,042

 

1,238

 

-15.8

 

8,929

 

5,214

 

71.3

Total Truck

37,395

 

30,292

 

23.4

 

342,489

 

297,621

 

15.1

North American produced

58,968

 

56,101

 

5.1

 

682,406

 

619,532

 

10.1

Car

41,037

 

42,661

 

-3.8

 

535,529

 

492,746

 

8.7

Truck

17,931

 

13,440

 

33.4

 

146,877

 

126,786

 

15.8

Import

25,332

 

20,653

 

22.7

 

252,710

 

234,604

 

7.7

Car

5,868

 

3,801

 

54.4

 

57,098

 

63,769

 

-10.5

Truck

19,464

 

16,852

 

15.5

 

195,612

 

170,835

 

14.5

INFINITI DIVISION

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nov.

 

Nov.

 

Monthly

 

CYTD

 

CYTD

 

CYTD

 

2012

 

2011

 

% chg

 

2012

 

2011

 

% chg

Infiniti Division Total

11,897

 

8,428

 

41.2

 

107,250

 

87,471

 

22.6

G Sedan

3,860

 

3,623

 

6.5

 

42,346

 

38,360

 

10.4

G Coupe

978

 

885

 

10.5

 

11,982

 

13,355

 

-10.3

M

784

 

921

 

-14.9

 

8,281

 

9,734

 

-14.9

QX

2,121

 

1,446

 

46.7

 

13,078

 

11,693

 

11.8

JX

2,529

 

n/a

 

n/a

 

18,966

 

n/a

 

n/a

EX

434

 

428

 

1.4

 

3,161

 

5,486

 

-42.4

FX

1191

 

1125

 

5.9

 

9,436

 

8,843

 

6.7

Total Car

5,622

 

5,429

 

3.6

 

62,609

 

61,449

 

1.9

Total Truck

6,275

 

2,999

 

109.2

 

44,641

 

26,022

 

71.6

NISSAN & INFINITI

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nov.

 

Nov.

 

Monthly

 

CYTD

 

CYTD

 

CYTD

 

2012

 

2011

 

% chg

 

2012

 

2011

 

% chg

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TOTAL VEHICLE

96,197

 

85,182

 

12.9

 

1,042,366

 

941,607

 

10.7

Total Car

52,527

 

51,891

 

1.2

 

655,236

 

617,964

 

6.0

Total Truck

43,670

 

33,291

 

31.2

 

387,130

 

323,643

 

19.6

Selling days

25

 

25

 

 

 

281

 

280

 

 

 * All numbers include Hawaii

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, or visit the Americas media sites NissanNews.com and InfinitiNews.com.

About Nissan
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd., Japan's second-largest automotive company, is headquartered in Yokohama, Japan, and is part of the Renault-Nissan Alliance. Operating with more than 248,000 employees globally, Nissan provided customers with more than 4.8 million vehicles in 2011, generating revenue of 9.4 trillion yen ($118.95 billion US). With a strong commitment to developing exciting and innovative products for all, Nissan delivers a comprehensive range of 64 models 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 2011-2012 Car of the Year Japan and 2011 World Car of the Year awards.

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:

Travis Parman
Nissan North America
Tel # 615-725-5828

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