Nissan U.S. Sales Increase 12.9% To Set New June Record


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2013 Nissan Pathfinder

Nissan Division achieves record June sales, spurred by sales of Pathfinder, Altima, Sentra and LEAF -

NASHVILLE, TN--July 2, 2013: Driven by demand for its highest-volume models, Nissan U.S. sales in June totaled 104,124, an increase of 12.9 percent over 92,237 units a year earlier. This marks the company's best-ever June U.S. sales performance. Nissan Division sales increased 16.1 percent to 95,010 units, also a June record. Sales of Infiniti vehicles in June totaled 9,114 units.

NISSAN HIGHLIGHTS

Nissan Division posted 95,010 sales, a June record and up 16.1 percent from last June's 81,801 units. Deliveries of the Pathfinder SUV rose 208.9 percent to 8,360 units, marking the best June ever for the model. So far in 2013, Pathfinder sales are up 203.2 percent, exceeding the sales total for all of 2012. Sales of Nissan LEAF in June were 2,225 units, up 315.9 percent. LEAF deliveries in the first half of 2013 are at 9,839, and have already exceeded the sales total from all of 2012. Nissan Altima deliveries also set a new June record, increasing 23.3 percent to 26,904 units. Rogue sales also set a new June record at 15,518 units, up 41.1 percent. Combined sales of Nissan's three all-new models -- Altima, Sentra and Pathfinder -- were up 34.8 percent in June. June marked the first deliveries of the all-new 2014 Versa Note, the hatchback model of the industry's best-selling subcompact car. Versa Note offers class-leading fuel economy, cutting-edge technologies, an energetic exterior design, roomy and versatile interior and available activity enhancing features such as Pandora® radio compatibility and hands-free text messaging assistant, making it an ideal fit for today's buyers needs.

Fred Diaz, divisional vice president, Sales and Marketing, Nissan, said: "The redesign of our core products such as Altima, Pathfinder and Sentra is continuing to drive sales. With the introduction of the all-new Versa Note, the fourth of five all-new core models for Nissan, we expect to continue maintain leadership in the increasingly competitive subcompact market."

INFINITI HIGHLIGHTS

Infiniti today reported sales of 9,114 units in June, down 12.7 percent from 10,436 units a year earlier. The Infiniti G Sedan saw sales of 3,659 in June, as the company prepares for the all-new Infiniti Q50 which will go on sale later this summer. Sales of Infiniti crossovers and SUVs are up 21.8 percent year-to-date.

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. June 2013 had 26 selling days, while June 2012 had 27 selling days.

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