Nissan Sales Up 24.7% On Record May U.S. Sales


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Gains by all-new Altima, Pathfinder and Sentra drive Nissan brand to best-ever May

NASHVILLE--June 3, 2013:  Strong gains by top-selling Nissan models such as Altima, Pathfinder, Sentra and Rogue helped Nissan North America set a new May U.S. sales record with 114,457 deliveries, an increase of 24.7 percent over May 2012. The Nissan division also set a new May record, with 106,558 sales, up 31.2 percent over last year. Infiniti sales in May totaled 7,899, led by the best-ever month for the JX crossover.

Jose Munoz, senior vice president for Sales and Marketing, Nissan Americas said: "We are in the midst of launching five all-new, top-selling Nissan models in 15 months, and the effort is paying off. Altima, Pathfinder and Sentra, the first three of these launches, are up a combined 64.6 percent in May, which shows that our new products are hitting the sweet spot of delivering the innovation, style and value that buyers want."

Nissan Highlights

  • Nissan Division sales were up 31.2 percent, setting a new May record with 106,558 deliveries. Nissan division recorded 81,202 sales in May 2012.
  • Sales of the all-electric Nissan LEAF finished May at 2,138, up 319.2 percent over last year and marking the second-best month ever for LEAF. Since the March launch of the 2013 LEAF, with vehicle and battery assembly in Smyrna, Tenn., Nissan has sold 6,311 LEAF vehicles, up 332.6 percent over the same period in 2012.
  • Nissan Pathfinder sales finished May at 9,340, up 292.9 percent over the prior year and marking its best-ever May. Pathfinder deliveries have increased 202 percent so far in 2013, thanks to the all-new model, which debuted in late 2012.
  • Altima sales in May totaled 31,940, up 40.8 percent over the previous year.
  • The all-new Nissan Sentra, which debuted in late 2012, saw sales increase 64.5 percent in May to 12,504.
  • Nissan Rogue had its best-ever month with 17,333 deliveries, an increase of 44.7 percent.

Infiniti Highlights

  • Infiniti sales in May totaled 7,899, down 25.4 percent from last May.
  • Infiniti JX, which posted 2,952 sales in May, had its best month since it went on sale in March 2012. Sales of the 7-passenger luxury crossover increased 10.2 percent for the month, and are up 134.8 percent so far in 2013.

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 STARŪ Partner of the Year in 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013 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 Motor Co.
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 267,000 employees globally, Nissan sold more than 4.9 million vehicles and generated revenue of 9.6 trillion yen (USD 116.16 billion) in fiscal 2012. Nissan delivers a comprehensive range of over 60 models under the Nissan and Infiniti brands. In 2010, Nissan introduced the Nissan LEAF, and continues to lead in zero-emission mobility. The LEAF, the first mass-market, pure-electric vehicle launched globally, is now the best-selling EV in history.

For more information on our products, services and commitment to sustainable mobility, visit our website at Nissan Global .

 

NISSAN DIVISION

May


May


Monthly


CYTD


CYTD


CYTD


2013


2012


% chg


2013


2012


% chg













Nissan Division Total

106,558


81,202


31.2


477,466


441,543


8.1

Versa

8,614


8,643


-0.3


55,056


52,173


5.5

Sentra

12,504


7,600


64.5


56,240


46,773


20.2

Cube

459


724


-36.6


2,878


3,374


-14.7

Altima

31,940


22,690


40.8


140,883


135,289


4.1

Maxima

3,419


4,565


-25.1


20,104


25,499


-21.2

LEAF

2,138


510


319.2


7,614


2,613


191.4

Juke

2,867


3,298


-13.1


14,418


15,627


-7.7

370Z

681


903


-24.6


2,627


3,753


-30.0

GT-R

115


135


-14.8


486


479


1.5

Total Car

62,737


49,068


27.9


300,306


285,580


5.2

Frontier

6,570


5,480


19.9


23,903


23,734


0.7

Titan

1,402


2,166


-35.3


7,552


8,347


-9.5

Xterra

1,861


1,401


32.8


8,733


7,106


22.9

Pathfinder

9,340


2,377


292.9


38,179


12,644


202.0

Armada

1,537


1,556


-1.2


6,244


7,711


-19.0

Rogue

17,333


11,977


44.7


63,533


60,839


4.4

Murano

3,152


4,550


-30.7


17,409


22,702


-23.3

Quest

1,314


1,802


-27.1


5,871


8,746


-32.9

NV

971


825


17.7


5,148


4,134


24.5

NV200

341


N/A


N/A


588


N/A


N/A

Total Truck

43,821


32,134


36.4


177,160


155,963


13.6

North American produced

80,637


57,303


40.7


368,878


323,410


14.1

Car

58,615


43,498


34.8


278,531


259,734


7.2

Truck

22,022


13,805


59.5


90,347


63,676


41.9

Import

25,921


23,899


8.5


108,413


118,133


-8.2

Car

4,122


5,570


-26.0


21,600


25,846


-16.4

Truck

21,799


18,329


18.9


86,813


92,287


-5.9













INFINITI DIVISION

May


May


Monthly


CYTD


CYTD


CYTD


2013


2012


% chg


2013


2012


% chg













Infiniti Division Total

7,899


10,592


-25.4


42,119


43,941


-4.1

G Sedan

1,927


3,758


-48.7


15,007


17,835


-15.9

G Coupe

1,034


1,437


-28.0


3,360


5,638


-40.4

M

471


866


-45.6


2,427


4,126


-41.2

QX56

938


994


-5.6


5,055


5,425


-6.8

JX

2,952


2,678


10.2


12,435


5,297


134.8

EX

119


298


-60.1


674


1,534


-56.1

FX

458


561


-18.4


3,161


4,086


-22.6

Total Car

3,432


6,061


-43.4


20,794


27,599


-24.7

Total Truck

4,467


4,531


-1.4


21,325


16,342


30.5













NISSAN & INFINITI

May


May


Monthly


CYTD


CYTD


CYTD


2013


2012


% chg


2013


2012


% chg













TOTAL VEHICLE

114,457


91,794


24.7


519,585


485,484


7.0

Total Car

66,169


55,129


20.0


321,100


313,179


2.5

Total Truck

48,288


36,665


31.7


198,485


172,305


15.2

Selling days

26


26




127


127



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