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Nissan Begins 2013 with Record January

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VICTORIA, AUSTRALIA – Feb 1, 2013: Nissan has begun 2013 on a high with a record sales result for the month of January.

A total of 7,202 units sold was a 34 per cent increase on January 2012 and represents the ninth consecutive month that Nissan has achieved a record monthly sales result as a full-line importer.

January 2013 was a January record for Navara, X-TRAIL and DUALIS, with Micra and Maxima both recording sales substantially higher than the same month last year.

Based on Nissan’s April to March financial year, Nissan sales are up 22 per cent compared to the same point in January 2011. “ These are exciting times for Nissan – our ninth-consecutive record month comes as we launch two exciting all-new products, Pulsar and Patrol, in the Australian market,” said Nissan Australia Managing Director and CEO William F. Peffer Jr.

Highlights for January 2013 included (note Nissan financial year April 1 to March 31):


  • Best ever January Navara result on record
  • Navara up 61 per cent FYTD (Nissan Financial Year To Date – April 1 to March 31)
  • Navara D40 up 59 per cent vs. January 2012
  • Navara D40 up 55 per cent FY12 FYTD
  • Navara D22 up 46 per cent vs. January 2012
  • Navara D22 up 79 per cent FY12 FYTD X-TRAIL
  • Best January on record
  • Up 21 per cent vs. January 2012
  • Up 52 per cent FY12 FYTD


  • Best January on record
  • Up 17 per cent vs January 2012
  • Up 73 per cent FY12 FYTD


  • Up 43 per cent vs. January 2012
  • Best January result since 2009
  • Up 16 per cent FY12 FYTD


  • Best Almera month since launch


  • Up 33 per cent FY12 FYTD


  • Up 27 per cent FY12 FYTD


  • Best January since 2010
  • Up 61 per cent vs. January 2012


  • Best January on record
  • Up 37 per cent FY12 FYTD

    Nissan Financial Services Australia continued to perform well, with an 83.4 per cent increase in finance funded compared to last year.