Nissan North America Reports Sales Up 2.7% in July

Aug 02, 2011, 13:24 ET from Nissan North America

FRANKLIN, Tenn., Aug. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Nissan North America, Inc. (NNA) today reported July U.S. sales of 84,601 units versus 82,337 units a year earlier, an increase of 2.7 percent.  Nissan Division sales increased 6.4 percent for the month at 77,191 units. Sales of Infiniti vehicles decreased 24.1 percent from the prior year, to 7,410 units.

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NISSAN HIGHLIGHTS

  • Nissan vehicles posted July sales of 77,191 units, an increase of 6.4 percent over the 72,573 units sold in July 2010.
  • Nissan Rogue set a new July record, at 11,260 units, which is a 2.7 percent increase over the prior year.
  • Nissan delivered 679 units of the all-new NV commercial vehicles, an increase of 53.6 percent over the prior month.
  • The Nissan Juke experienced strong July sales of 3,221 units, making for a total of 20,685 units year to date.
  • Deliveries of the Nissan Frontier increased 21.8 percent over July 2010, to 4,832 units.

INFINITI HIGHLIGHTS

  • Infiniti sales totaled 7,410 units for the month of July, a decrease of 24.1 percent versus 9,764 a year earlier.
  • Calendar year-to-date Infiniti sales of 54,678 are down 4.2 percent compared to the 57,064 units sold during the same period last year.
  • Sales of every Infiniti model increased over last month, supporting an 18 percent increase overall, as full production resumed after the earthquake in Japan, and more than 10,000 new vehicles became available for consumer delivery.
  • Later this month at the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance, Infiniti will debut the Infiniti JX Concept, which previews a new 7-passenger luxury crossover that will join the line next Spring, as well as the updated 2012 Infiniti FX that goes on sale in October.

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. July 2011 had 26 selling days, while July 2010 had 27 selling days.

About Nissan Americas

In the Americas, 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 was recognized as an ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in 2010 and 2011. More information, including photos and video b-roll, on Nissan in North America, the Nissan LEAF and zero emissions can be found at www.nissanusa.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 150,000 employees globally, Nissan provided customers with more than 4 million vehicles in 2010. 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 World Car of the Year award.


NISSAN DIVISION













July


July


Monthly


CYTD


CYTD


CYTD


2011


2010


% chg


2011


2010


% chg

Nissan Division Total

77,191


72,573


6.4


534,896


465,605


14.9

Versa

5,359


7,725


-30.6


51,245


62,262


-17.7

Sentra

8,730


9,712


-10.1


73,860


55,458


33.2

Cube

1,122


1,516


-26.0


12,614


17,046


-26.0

Altima

21,340


18,275


16.8


153,182


130,390


17.5

Maxima

5,953


6,053


-1.7


32,468


37,864


-14.3

LEAF

931


n/a


n/a


4,806


n/a


n/a

Juke

3,221


n/a


n/a


20,685


n/a


n/a

370Z

550


976


-43.6


5,095


6,504


-21.7

GT-R

56


86


-34.9


883


590


49.7

Total Car

47,262


44,343


6.6


354,838


310,114


14.4

Frontier

4,832


3,967


21.8


28,271


22,396


26.2

Titan

1,821


2,139


-14.9


10,699


13,259


-19.3

Xterra

1,781


1,851


-3.8


9,764


12,186


-19.9

Pathfinder

2,237


1,912


17.0


14,479


12,223


18.5

Armada

1,479


1,934


-23.5


10,208


10,804


-5.5

Rogue

11,260


10,963


2.7


69,171


53,313


29.7

Murano

4,414


5,462


-19.2


29,076


31,141


-6.6

Quest

1,426


2


71200.0


6,618


169


3816.0

NV

679


n/a


n/a


1,772


n/a


n/a

Total Truck

29,929


28,230


6.0


180,058


155,491


15.8

North American produced

54,211


53,570


1.2


385,948


357,011


8.1

Car

41,382


41,765


-0.9


310,755


285,974


8.7

Truck

12,829


11,805


8.7


75,193


71,037


5.9

Import

22,980


19,003


20.9


148,948


108,594


37.2

Car

5,880


2,578


128.1


44,083


24,140


82.6

Truck

17,100


16,425


4.1


104,865


84,454


24.2

INFINITI DIVISION













July


July


Monthly


CYTD


CYTD


CYTD


2011


2010


% chg


2011


2010


% chg

Infiniti Division Total

7,410


9,764


-24.1


54,678


57,064


-4.2

G Sedan

3,220


4,135


-22.1


23,544


23,508


0.2

G Coupe

1,270


1,586


-19.9


9,262


9,749


-5.0

M

697


1,277


-45.4


6,172


7,879


-21.7

QX

1016


1319


-23.0


6,649


5,754


15.6

EX

560


669


-16.3


3,464


4,388


-21.1

FX

647


778


-16.8


5,587


5,786


-3.4

Total Car

5,187


6,998


-25.9


38,978


41,136


-5.2

Total Truck

2,223


2,766


-19.6


15,700


15,928


-1.4

NISSAN & INFINITI













July


July


Monthly


CYTD


CYTD


CYTD


2011


2010


% chg


2011


2010


% chg













TOTAL VEHICLE

84,601


82,337


2.7


589,574


522,669


12.8

Total Car

52,449


51,341


2.2


393,816


351,250


12.1

Total Truck

32,152


30,996


3.7


195,758


171,419


14.2

Selling days

26


27




178


178



* All numbers include Hawaii




SOURCE Nissan North America



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