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Nissan Canada Inc. reports September sales

Infiniti sales tracking up 19.3 per cent calendar year-to-date 
MISSISSAUGA, ON, Oct. 2, 2012 /CNW/ - Nissan Canada Inc. (NCI) today reported 
September sales of 6,160 units, down 13.2 per cent over the same month last 
year. Infiniti sales are up 0.6 per cent this month with 731 units sold, and 
is tracking up 19.3 per cent calendar year-to-date. Nissan division sales were 
5,429 units for the month, down 14.8 per cent. 
Sales of the all-new Nissan Altima increased 35.1 per cent this month with 
1,016 units, while the top-selling vehicle in the line-up was the Versa with 
1,116 units sold (up 21.6 per cent). Sales of Nissan trucks remained strong 
with the Nissan Titan recording its best month ever with 414 units sold, up 
21.4 per cent over September 2011. Sales of Frontier and Xterra also 
increased, jumping 23.7 and 78.6 percent, respectively. 
On the Infiniti side, the Infiniti G was the top seller in the line-up with 
228 units sold, while the all-new JX continued its popularity with sales of 
202 units. The QX56 full-size luxury SUV posted its best September sales ever 
with 46 units sold. The Infiniti brand has posted year-over-year increases 
each month so far in 2012. 
NCI SEPTEMBER 2012 HIGHLIGHTS: 


    --  Sales of the all-new Nissan Altima rose 35.1 per cent this
        month with 1,016 units
    --  Nissan Titan set a new monthly sales record at 414 units
    --  Versa is the most popular seller in the Nissan line-up with
        1,116 units sold (up 21.6 per cent)
    --  Infiniti Division sales are up 19.3 per cent calendar
        year-to-date and this month posted an increase of 0.6 per cent,
        with 731 units sold
    --  Infiniti QX set a September sales record with 46 units sold
    --  The G Line-up was the most popular for Infiniti with 228 units
        sold, followed by the JX with 202 units
    --  Total NCI sales totaled 6,160 units in September
    --  Nissan Division sales were 5,429 this month

NISSAN CANADA
Nissan Canada Inc. (NCI) is the Canadian sales, marketing and distribution 
subsidiary of Nissan Motor Limited and Nissan North America, Inc. With offices 
in Vancouver (BC), Mississauga (ON), and Kirkland (QC), NCI directly employs 
250 full-time staff. There are 175 independent Nissan dealerships and 30 
Infiniti retailers across Canada. 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 European Car of the Year and World 
Car of the Year awards.

More information about Nissan in Canada and the complete line of Nissan and 
Infiniti vehicles can be found online at www.nissan.ca and www.infiniti.ca.

ABOUT NISSAN
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 248,000 employees globally, Nissan provided customers 
with more than 4.1 million vehicles in 2010, generating revenue of 8.77 
trillion yen ($102.37 billion U.S.). With a strong commitment to developing 
exciting and innovative products for all, Nissan delivers a comprehensive 
range of 64 models 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 
European Car of the Year award and 2011 World Car of the Year.

For more information on our products, services and commitment to Sustainable 
Mobility, visit our website at http://www.nissan-global.com/EN/.

 _____________________________________________________________________
|NISSAN DIVISION SALES                                                |
|_____________________________________________________________________|
|          |September| |September| |Monthly| | CYTD | | CYTD | | CYTD |
|          |_________|_|_________|_|_______|_|______|_|______|_|______|
|          |   2012  | |   2011  | |   %   | | 2012 | | 2011 | |  %   |
|          |         | |         | |Change | |      | |      | |Change|
|__________|_________|_|_________|_|_______|_|______|_|______|_|______|
|Nissan    |    5,429| |    6,371| |  -14.8| |58,713| |60,426| |  -2.8|
|Division  |         | |         | |       | |      | |      | |      |
|Total     |         | |         | |       | |      | |      | |      |
|__________|_________|_|_________|_|_______|_|______|_|______|_|______|
|Versa     |    1,116| |      918| |   21.6| | 9,888| |11,317| | -12.6|
|__________|_________|_|_________|_|_______|_|______|_|______|_|______|
|cube ®    |       22| |       53| |  -58.5| |   263| |   350| | -24.9|
|__________|_________|_|_________|_|_______|_|______|_|______|_|______|
|LEAF      |       16| |       17| |   -5.9| |   196| |    42| | 366.7|
|__________|_________|_|_________|_|_______|_|______|_|______|_|______|
|JUKE      |      233| |      511| |  -54.4| | 2,948| | 3,153| |  -6.5|
|__________|_________|_|_________|_|_______|_|______|_|______|_|______|
|Sentra    |      742| |      813| |   -8.7| | 8,536| |10,688| | -20.1|
|__________|_________|_|_________|_|_______|_|______|_|______|_|______|
|Altima    |    1,016| |      752| |   35.1| |10,729| |10,284| |   4.3|
|__________|_________|_|_________|_|_______|_|______|_|______|_|______|
|Maxima    |       88| |      198| |  -55.6| | 1,784| | 1,686| |   5.8|
|__________|_________|_|_________|_|_______|_|______|_|______|_|______|
|370Z      |       12| |       33| |  -63.6| |   465| |   405| |  14.8|
|__________|_________|_|_________|_|_______|_|______|_|______|_|______|
|GT-R      |        9| |       26| |  -65.4| |   103| |    56| |  83.9|
|__________|_________|_|_________|_|_______|_|______|_|______|_|______|
|Total Car |    3,254| |    3,321| |   -2.0| |34,912| |37,981| |  -8.1|
|__________|_________|_|_________|_|_______|_|______|_|______|_|______|
|Frontier  |      313| |      253| |   23.7| | 2,290| | 2,022| |  13.3|
|__________|_________|_|_________|_|_______|_|______|_|______|_|______|
|Xterra    |       50| |       28| |   78.6| |   680| | 1,051| | -35.3|
|__________|_________|_|_________|_|_______|_|______|_|______|_|______|
|Rogue     |      884| |    1,473| |  -40.0| |11,453| |10,560| |   8.5|
|__________|_________|_|_________|_|_______|_|______|_|______|_|______|
|Pathfinder|      116| |      137| |  -15.3| | 1,283| | 1,536| | -16.5|
|__________|_________|_|_________|_|_______|_|______|_|______|_|______|
|Murano    |      249| |      595| |  -58.2| | 3,612| | 3,718| |  -2.9|
|__________|_________|_|_________|_|_______|_|______|_|______|_|______|
|Quest     |       36| |       95| |  -62.1| |   546| |   681| | -19.8|
|__________|_________|_|_________|_|_______|_|______|_|______|_|______|
|Armada    |       32| |       53| |  -39.6| |   446| |   465| |  -4.1|
|__________|_________|_|_________|_|_______|_|______|_|______|_|______|
|Titan     |      414| |      341| |   21.4| | 2,677| | 2,103| |  27.3|
|__________|_________|_|_________|_|_______|_|______|_|______|_|______|
|NV        |       81| |       75| |    8.0| |   814| |   309| | 163.4|
|__________|_________|_|_________|_|_______|_|______|_|______|_|______|
|Total     |    2,175| |    3,050| |  -28.7| |23,801| |22,445| |   6.0|
|Truck     |         | |         | |       | |      | |      | |      |
|__________|_________|_|_________|_|_______|_|______|_|______|_|______|
|                                                                     |
|_____________________________________________________________________|
|INFINITI DIVISION SALES                                              |
|_____________________________________________________________________|
|          |September| |September| |Monthly| | CYTD | | CYTD | | CYTD |
|          |_________|_|_________|_|_______|_|______|_|______|_|______|
|          |   2012  | |   2011  | |   %   | | 2012 | | 2011 | |  %   |
|          |         | |         | |Change | |      | |      | |Change|
|__________|_________|_|_________|_|_______|_|______|_|______|_|______|
|Infiniti  |      731| |      727| |    0.6| | 6,197| | 5,194| |  19.3|
|Division  |         | |         | |       | |      | |      | |      |
|Total     |         | |         | |       | |      | |      | |      |
|__________|_________|_|_________|_|_______|_|______|_|______|_|______|
|G         |      228| |      358| |  -36.3| | 2,514| | 2,764| |  -9.0|
|__________|_________|_|_________|_|_______|_|______|_|______|_|______|
|M         |       44| |       53| |  -17.0| |   240| |   325| | -26.2|
|__________|_________|_|_________|_|_______|_|______|_|______|_|______|
|Total Car |      272| |      411| |  -33.8| | 2,754| | 3,089| | -10.8|
|__________|_________|_|_________|_|_______|_|______|_|______|_|______|
|QX56      |       46| |       40| |   15.0| |   282| |   327| | -13.8|
|__________|_________|_|_________|_|_______|_|______|_|______|_|______|
|EX35      |      149| |      177| |  -15.8| |   992| | 1,146| | -13.4|
|__________|_________|_|_________|_|_______|_|______|_|______|_|______|
|FX        |       62| |       99| |  -37.4| |   575| |   632| |  -9.0|
|__________|_________|_|_________|_|_______|_|______|_|______|_|______|
|JX        |      202| |        0| |  100.0| | 1,594| |     0| | 100.0|
|__________|_________|_|_________|_|_______|_|______|_|______|_|______|
|Total     |      459| |      316| |   45.3| | 3,443| | 2,105| |  63.6|
|Truck     |         | |         | |       | |      | |      | |      |
|__________|_________|_|_________|_|_______|_|______|_|______|_|______|
|                                                                     |
|_____________________________________________________________________|
|COMBINED NISSAN AND INFINITI SALES                                   |
|_____________________________________________________________________|
|          |September| |September| |Monthly| | CYTD | | CYTD | | CYTD |
|          |_________|_|_________|_|_______|_|______|_|______|_|______|
|          |   2012  | |   2011  | |   %   | | 2012 | | 2011 | |  %   |
|          |         | |         | |Change | |      | |      | |Change|
|__________|_________|_|_________|_|_______|_|______|_|______|_|______|
|TOTAL     |    6,160| |    7,098| |  -13.2| |64,910| |65,620| |  -1.1|
|VEHICLE   |         | |         | |       | |      | |      | |      |
|__________|_________|_|_________|_|_______|_|______|_|______|_|______|
|Total Car |    3,526| |    3,732| |   -5.5| |37,666| |41,070| |  -8.3|
|__________|_________|_|_________|_|_______|_|______|_|______|_|______|
|Total     |    2,634| |    3,366| |  -21.7| |27,244| |24,550| |  11.0|
|Truck     |         | |         | |       | |      | |      | |      |
|__________|_________|_|_________|_|_______|_|______|_|______|_|______|





Media contacts:

Didier Marsaud Senior Manager, Corporate Communications Nissan Canada Inc. 
Tel: 905-259-3400 Email:didier.marsaud@nissancanada.com

Heather Meehan Cohn & Wolfe Tel: 647-259-3268 
Email:heather.meehan@cohnwolfe.ca

SOURCE: Nissan Canada Inc.

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CO: Nissan Canada Inc.
ST: Ontario
NI: ERN 

-0- Oct/02/2012 19:34 GMT