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Nissan North America Sales Rise 31.6% for Best-Ever February

FRANKLIN, Tenn., March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Nissan North America, Inc. (NNA) today reported record February U.S. sales of 92,370 units versus 70,189 units a year earlier, an increase of 31.6 percent.  Nissan Division sales were up 31.8 percent for the month and also set a new February record. Sales of Infiniti vehicles rose 29.9 percent over the prior year.

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NISSAN HIGHLIGHTS

  • Nissan Division posted a record February with 83,226 sales, an increase of 31.8 percent over 63,148 units sold in February 2010.
  • Nissan Rogue posted its best month ever with 11,427 deliveries, up 86 percent over last February.
  • Nissan Sentra sales totaled 12,599, up 62.2 percent over a year ago.
  • Sales of Nissan's top-selling Altima rose 28.5 percent over the prior year to 20,808 units.

"Nissan enjoyed a record February on strong increases by several models, clearly led by the best-ever month for Rogue," said Al Castignetti, vice president and general manager, Nissan Division.  "Even though February is a short month, we saw great customer traffic on models across our lineup, from Altima and Sentra sedans to Murano, Frontier, Pathfinder and Armada on the truck side."

INFINITI HIGHLIGHTS

  • Infiniti today reported sales of 9,144 units for the month of February, an increase of 29.9 percent versus 7,041 units a year earlier.  
  • Sales of the Infiniti G Line rose 38.8 percent, with the popular G Sedan performing especially well with sales of 4,044 units, an increase of 50.6 percent.
  • The Infiniti M luxury sedans and the Infiniti FX performance crossover also contributed to the brand's growth, with sales increases of 44.2 and 20.3 percent, respectively.
  • The Infiniti QX56 full-size luxury sport utility vehicle had another strong month with sales of 902, an increase of 11.6 percent.

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. Both February 2011 and February 2010 had 24 selling days.

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 2010 and has been recognized as a 2010 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. More information on Nissan in North America, the Nissan LEAF and zero emissions can be found at www.nissanusa.com.


NISSAN DIVISION

Feb.


Feb.


Monthly


CYTD


CYTD


CYTD


2011


2010


% chg


2011


2010


% chg













Nissan Division Total

83,226


63,148


31.8


147,668


119,009


24.1

Versa

10,578


11,609


-8.9


19,260


17,523


9.9

Sentra

12,599


7,769


62.2


22,137


15,283


44.8

Cube

2,248


2,814


-20.1


3,909


4,975


-21.4

Altima

20,808


16,198


28.5


37,262


34,834


7.0

Maxima

5,318


5,301


0.3


8,467


9,317


-9.1

LEAF

67


0


n/a


154


0


n/a

370Z

571


699


-18.3


1,138


1,372


-17.1

GT-R

38


71


-46.5


60


138


-56.5

Total Car

52,227


44,461


17.5


92,387


83,442


10.7

Frontier

3,527


2,532


39.3


6,323


4,487


40.9

Titan

1,467


1,721


-14.8


2,898


3,213


-9.8

Xterra

1,297


1,490


-13.0


2,476


2,724


-9.1

Pathfinder

2,392


1,491


60.4


3,985


3,068


29.9

Armada

1,806


1211


49.1


2,931


2,629


11.5

Juke

2,985


0


n/a


6,080


0


n/a

Rogue

11,427


6,143


86.0


20,850


11,626


79.3

Murano

5,254


4,056


29.5


8,832


7,704


14.6

Quest

832


43


1834.9


894


116


670.7

NV

12


0


n/a


12


0


n/a

Total Truck

30,999


18,687


65.9


55,281


35,567


55.4

North American produced

59,804


49,365


21.1


105,751


93,194


13.5

Car

49,303


40,877


20.6


87,126


76,957


13.2

Truck

10,501


8,488


23.7


18,625


16,237


14.7

Import

23,422


13,783


69.9


41,917


25,815


62.4

Car

2,924


3,584


-18.4


5,261


6,485


-18.9

Truck

20,498


10,199


101.0


36,656


19,330


89.6













 INFINITI DIVISION

Feb.


Feb.


Monthly


CYTD


CYTD


CYTD


2011


2010


% chg


2011


2010


% chg













Infiniti Division Total

9,144


7,041


29.9


16,549


13,752


20.3

G Sedan

4,044


2,686


50.6


7,292


5,366


35.9

G Coupe

1,448


1,270


14.0


2,524


2,353


7.3

M

1,178


817


44.2


2,055


1,689


21.7

QX56

902


808


11.6


1,684


1,472


14.4

EX

507


575


-11.8


989


1,141


-13.3

FX

1,065


885


20.3


2,005


1,731


15.8

Total Car

6,670


4,773


39.7


16,549


9,408


75.9

Total Truck

2,474


2,268


9.1


4,678


4,344


7.7













 NISSAN & INFINITI

Feb.


Feb.


Monthly


CYTD


CYTD


CYTD


2011


2010


% chg


2011


2010


% chg













TOTAL VEHICLE

92,370


70,189


31.6


164,217


132,761


23.7

Total Car

58,897


49,234


19.6


108,936


92,850


17.3

Total Truck

33,473


20,955


59.7


59,959


39,911


50.2

Selling days

24


24




48


48



* All numbers include Hawaii














SOURCE Nissan North America, Inc.



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