Infiniti Sales Up 11.4 Percent In September

                 Infiniti Sales Up 11.4 Percent In September

- Luxury Automaker's Best September in Five Years; Fifth Straight Month of
Double-Digit Sales Growth -

PR Newswire

FRANKLIN, Tenn., Oct. 2, 2012

FRANKLIN, Tenn., Oct. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Infiniti today reported U.S.
sales of 9,445 units for September, an increase of 11.4 percent versus 8,479
units a year earlier. This marked Infiniti's best September performance since
2007. Calendar year-to-date Infiniti sales of 86,596 are up 20.0 percent
compared to the 72,181 units sold during the same period last year. 

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Infiniti sales highlights for the month include:

  oInfiniti FX sales of 1,659 marked an increase of 127.6 percent this month,
    with the luxury performance crossover showing an increase of 5.7 percent,
    to 7,462 units for the year.
  oSales of the new Infiniti JX 7-passenger luxury crossover totaled 2,251 in
    September, and 14,353 units have been sold since deliveries began in
    March. 
  oInfiniti luxury crossovers and sport utility vehicles had an increase of
    107 percent in September, and are up 63.6 percent for year.
  oIn total, Infiniti September sales were the best in five years and marked
    five straight months of double-digit increases.

"September was another great month for Infiniti, with lots of traffic in our
showrooms," said Ben Poore, vice president, Infiniti Americas. "Luxury buyers
have made our new Infiniti JX the second best-selling model in our line, and
deliveries of the 2013 Infiniti FX, with its newly available 3.7-liter engine,
began during the month as well." 

The V6-equipped 2013 Infiniti FX37 luxury performance crossover now has
325-horsepower, up from the previous FX35's 303-horsepower, while also
increasing fuel economy to 24 mpg on the highway. The FX37 is also available
in a special Limited Edition with a Moonlight White pearl exterior and
exclusive charcoal-colored 21-in. wheels, while the V8-engine Infiniti FX50
continues with 390-horsepower.

About Infiniti

Infiniti offers a full-line of luxury performance automobiles that inspire at
every turn, including the G Coupe, Sedan and Convertible, M sedan, EX and FX
crossovers, the QX full-size luxury SUV, and the all-new JX 7-passenger luxury
crossover. More information about Infiniti and its Total Ownership
Experience¬ģ can be found at www.infinitiusa.com.



                 Sept   Sept   Monthly  CYTD    CYTD    CYTD
                 2012   2011   % chg    2012    2011    % chg
Infiniti Total   9,445  8,479  11.4     86,596  72,181  20.0
Infiniti G Sedan 2,807  3,940  -28.8    35,766  31,751  12.6
Infiniti G Coupe 870    1,089  -20.1    10,286  11,632  -11.6
Infiniti M Line  500    905    -44.8    6,759   8,149   -17.1
Infiniti EX      253    610    -58.5    2,480   7,057   -46.0
Infiniti FX Line 1,659  729    127.6    7,462   7,057   5.7
Infiniti JX      2,251  0      ---      14,353  0       ---
Infiniti QX      1,105  1,206  -8.4     9,490   9,003   5.4
Total Car        4,177  5,934  -29.6    52,811  51,532  2.5
Total Truck      5.268  2,545  107.0    33,785  72,181  63.6

SOURCE Infiniti

Website: http://www.infinitiusa.com/
Contact: Kyle Bazemore, Infiniti Communications, +1-615-739-8404,
kyle.bazemore@infiniti.com
 
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