Nissan North America Announces September Sales

                Nissan North America Announces September Sales

PR Newswire

FRANKLIN, Tenn., Oct. 2, 2012

FRANKLIN, Tenn., Oct. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Nissan North America, Inc. (NNA)
today reported September U.S. sales of 91,907 units versus 92,964 units a year
earlier, down 1.1 percent. Nissan Division sales decreased 2.4 percent for
the month at 82,462 units. Sales of Infiniti vehicles were up 11.4 percent
over the prior year, to 9,445 units.

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NISSAN HIGHLIGHTS

  oNissan Division posted sales of 82,462 units, down 2.4 percent from last
    September's 84,485 units.
  oSales of the Nissan Rogue crossover rose 12.7 percent to 12,106 units,
    setting a new volume record for September.
  oPathfinder SUV sales rose 38.7 percent over a year ago, to 3,205 units,
    contributing to an overall rise in truck sales of 3.3 percent.
  oSales of the all-electric Nissan LEAF totaled 984 units, the highest
    volume for any month in the past 12 months.

INFINITI HIGHLIGHTS

  oInfiniti today reported sales of 9,445 units for September, an increase of
    11.4 percent from 8,479 units a year earlier.
  oInfiniti FX sales of 1,659 marked an increase of 127.6 percent, 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 since 2007, and marked
    five straight months of double-digit increases.

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. September had 25 selling days both in 2012 and
2011.

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 STAR® Partner of the
Year in 2010, 2011, and 2012 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.comandwww.InfinitiUSA.com.

About Nissan

Nissan Motor Co., Ltd., Japan's second largest Japanese automotive company by
volume, is headquartered in Yokohama, Japan and is an integral pillar of the
Renault-Nissan Alliance. Operating with more than 248,000 employees globally,
Nissan provided customers with more than 4.6 million vehicles in 2011. With a
strong commitment to developing exciting and innovative products for all,
Nissan delivers a comprehensive range of fuel-efficient and low-emissions
vehicles 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.

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



NISSAN DIVISION
                             Sept.   Sept.   Monthly  CYTD     CYTD     CYTD
                             2012    2011    % chg    2012     2011     % chg
Nissan Division Total        82,462  84,485  -2.4     779,888  701,898  11.1
Versa                        8,016   11,800  -32.1    85,572   71,611   19.5
Sentra                       9,345   8,105   15.3     85,840   90,026   -4.6
Cube                         515     440     17.0     5,812    13,652   -57.4
Altima                       24,448  24,356  0.4      234,040  200,554  16.7
Maxima                       5,718   6,133   -6.8     46,121   44,593   3.4
LEAF                         984     1,031   -4.6     5,212    7,199    -27.6
Juke                         3,195   3,310   -3.5     28,096   27,459   2.3
370Z                         436     469     -7.0     6,099    6,081    0.3
GT-R                         119     107     11.2     968      1,102    -12.2
Total Car                    52,776  55,751  -5.3     497,760  462,277  7.7
Frontier                     4,354   4,331   0.5      44,814   37,445   19.7
Titan                        1,792   2,294   -21.9    16,406   15,348   6.9
Xterra                       1,408   1,566   -10.1    13,500   13,085   3.2
Pathfinder                   3,205   2,311   38.7     23,542   18,883   24.7
Armada                       1,148   1,552   -26.0    13,150   13,117   0.3
Rogue                        12,106  10,740  12.7     109,763  91,378   20.1
Murano                       3,685   4,481   -17.8    39,322   38,678   1.7
Quest                        1,190   852     39.7     14,514   8,652    67.8
NV                           798     607     31.5     7,117    3,035    134.5
Total Truck                  29,686  28,734  3.3      282,128  239,621  17.7
North American produced      60,232  63,055  -4.5     570,102  507,697  12.3
Car                          47,527  50,394  -5.7     451,573  406,784  11.0
Truck                        12,705  12,661  0.3      118,529  100,913  17.5
Import                       22,230  21,430  3.7      209,786  194,201  8.0
Car                          5,249   5,357   -2.0     46,187   55,493   -16.8
Truck                        16,981  16,073  5.6      163,599  138,708  17.9
INFINITI DIVISION
                             Sept.   Sept.   Monthly  CYTD     CYTD     CYTD
                             2012    2011    % chg    2012     2011     % chg
Infiniti Division Total      9,445   8,479   11.4     86,596   72,181   20.0
G Sedan                      2,807   3,940   -28.8    35,766   31,751   12.6
G Coupe                      870     1,089   -20.1    10,286   11,632   -11.6
M                            500     905     -44.8    6,759    8,149    -17.1
QX                           1,105   1,206   -8.4     9,490    9,003    5.4
JX                           2,251   n/a     n/a      14,353   n/a      n/a
EX                           253     610     -58.5    2,480    4,589    -46.0
FX                           1659    729     127.6    7,462    7,057    5.7
Total Car                    4,177   5,934   -29.6    52,811   51,532   2.5
Total Truck                  5,268   2,545   107.0    33,785   20,649   63.6
NISSAN & INFINITI
                             Sept.   Sept.   Monthly  CYTD     CYTD     CYTD
                             2012    2011    % chg    2012     2011     % chg
TOTAL VEHICLE                91,907  92,964  -1.1     866,484  774,079  11.9
Total Car                    56,953  61,685  -7.7     550,571  513,809  7.2
Total Truck                  34,954  31,279  11.7     315,913  260,270  21.4
Selling days                 25      25               230      229
* All numbers include Hawaii





SOURCE Nissan North America

Website: http://www.NissanUSA.com
Contact: Katherine Zachary, Nissan North America, +1-615-725-1447,
www.nissannews.com
 
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