Nissan North America Announces October Sales

                 Nissan North America Announces October Sales

PR Newswire

FRANKLIN, Tenn., Nov. 1, 2012

FRANKLIN, Tenn., Nov. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --Nissan North America, Inc. (NNA)
today reported October U.S. sales of 79,685 units versus 82,346 units a year
earlier, down 3.2 percent. Nissan Division sales decreased 6.0 percent for
the month at 70,928 units. Sales of Infiniti vehicles were up 27.6 percent
over the prior year, to 8,757 units.

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NISSAN HIGHLIGHTS

  oNissan Division posted sales of 70,928 units, down 6.0 percent from last
    October's 75,484 units.
  oSales of the all-new, 2013 Altima increased 12.8 percent to 24,623 units.
    The all-new Altima debuted this summer. Calendar year-to-date Altima sales
    now stand up 16.3 percent year-over year.
  oThe Nissan LEAF all-electric vehicle recorded strong sales of 1,579 units
    in October, up 86 percent from the prior year.
  oSales of the Pathfinder SUV rose 46.9 percent over the prior year, with
    sales of 3,043 units. The next-generation Pathfinder will debut later this
    month.

"Unfortunately, October ended on a down note with Hurricane Sandy causing
major disruption throughout the Northeast, which is our strongest performing
region with more than 225 area dealers. To lend a helping hand to those
affected, Nissan is offering both employee discounts and employee financing to
eligible residents in FEMA disaster areas," said Al Castignetti, vice
president, Nissan Division. More information on the program is available at
www.insidenissan.com.

INFINITI HIGHLIGHTS

  oInfiniti today reported sales of 8,757 units for October, an increase of
    27.6 percent from 6,862 units a year earlier.
  oWith 1,467 deliveries, the Infiniti QX was up 17.9 percent, making it the
    best October in history for the full-size luxury SUV.
  oThe Infiniti FX line, now available with a new 325-horsepower, 3.7-liter
    V6 engine, was up 18.5 percent to 783 units.
  oInfiniti's all-new JX 7-passenger luxury crossover continued its
    successful launch with 2,084 units sold.
  oThe 2013 Infiniti M line, supported by newly available all-wheel drive
    sport packages for both the M37 and M56 models, had sales of 738, up 11.1
    percent in October.
  oOverall, with its luxury crossovers and SUVs showing sales increases of 93
    percent in October, Infiniti was up 27.6 percent in October, its sixth
    straight month of double-digit sales increases.

Infiniti also announced today it will offer employee pricing and special
financing with deferred payments to people in the designated FEMA disaster
area who lost vehicles to Hurricane Sandy. "We hope Infiniti's special pricing
and financing programs help people affected by this devastating storm to
resume their normal lives," said Ben Poore, vice president, Infiniti Americas.

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. October had 26 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.comand
www.InfinitiUSA.com, or visit the Americas media sites NissanNews.com and
InfinitiNews.com.

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 4.8 million vehicles in 2011, generating revenue of 9.4
trillion yen ($118.95 billion US). 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
2011-2012 Car of the Year Japan and 2011 World Car of the Year awards.

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

NISSAN DIVISION
                             Oct.    Oct.    Monthly  CYTD     CYTD     CYTD
                             2012    2011    % chg    2012     2011     % chg
Nissan Division Total        70,928  75,484  -6.0     850,816  777,382  9.4
Versa                        8,311   8,889   -6.5     93,883   80,500   16.6
Sentra                       5,624   8,384   -32.9    91,464   98,410   -7.1
Cube                         475     198     139.9    6,287    13,850   -54.6
Altima                       24,623  21,838  12.8     258,663  222,392  16.3
Maxima                       4,361   4,190   4.1      50,482   48,783   3.5
LEAF                         1,579   849     86.0     6,791    8,048    -15.6
Juke                         2,520   2,885   -12.7    30,616   30,344   0.9
370Z                         383     442     -13.3    6,482    6,523    -0.6
GT-R                         86      101     -14.9    1,054    1,203    -12.4
Total Car                    47,962  47,776  0.4      545,722  510,053  7.0
Frontier                     3,051   4,305   -29.1    47,865   41,750   14.6
Titan                        1,582   2,114   -25.2    17,988   17,462   3.0
Xterra                       1,000   1,523   -34.3    14,500   14,608   -0.7
Pathfinder                   3,043   2,072   46.9     26,585   20,955   26.9
Armada                       971     1,478   -34.3    14,121   14,595   -3.2
Rogue                        8,436   10,034  -15.9    118,199  101,412  16.6
Murano                       3,225   4,600   -29.9    42,547   43,278   -1.7
Quest                        888     641     38.5     15,402   9,293    65.7
NV                           770     941     -18.2    7,887    3,976    98.4
Total Truck                  22,966  27,708  -17.1    305,094  267,329  14.1
North American produced      53,336  55,734  -4.3     623,438  563,431  10.7
Car                          42,919  43,301  -0.9     494,492  450,085  9.9
Truck                        10,417  12,433  -16.2    128,946  113,346  13.8
Import                       17,592  19,750  -10.9    227,378  213,951  6.3
Car                          5,043   4,475   12.7     51,230   59,968   -14.6
Truck                        12,549  15,275  -17.8    176,148  153,983  14.4
INFINITI DIVISION
                             Oct.    Oct.    Monthly  CYTD     CYTD     CYTD
                             2012    2011    % chg    2012     2011     % chg
Infiniti Division Total      8,757   6,862   27.6     95,353   79,043   20.6
G Sedan                      2,720   2,986   -8.9     38,486   34,737   10.8
G Coupe                      718     838     -14.3    11,004   12,470   -11.8
M                            738     664     11.1     7,497    8,813    -14.9
QX                           1,467   1,244   17.9     10,957   10,247   6.9
JX                           2,084   n/a     n/a      16,437   n/a      n/a
EX                           247     469     -47.3    2,727    5,058    -46.1
FX                           783     661     18.5     8,245    7,718    6.8
Total Car                    4,176   4,488   -7.0     56,987   56,020   1.7
Total Truck                  4,581   2,374   93.0     38,366   23,023   66.6
NISSAN & INFINITI
                             Oct.    Oct.    Monthly  CYTD     CYTD     CYTD
                             2012    2011    % chg    2012     2011     % chg
TOTAL VEHICLE                79,685  82,346  -3.2     946,169  856,425  10.5
Total Car                    52,138  52,264  -0.2     602,709  566,073  6.5
Total Truck                  27,547  30,082  -8.4     343,460  290,352  18.3
Selling days                 26      26               256      255
* All numbers include Hawaii



SOURCE Nissan North America

Website: http://www.NissanUSA.com
Contact: Travis Parman, Nissan North America, +1-615-725-5828,
www.nissannews.com