Infiniti U.S. Sales Up 27.6 Percent In October
- Infiniti Has Sixth Straight Month of Double Digit Monthly Sales Increases;
Luxury Crossovers and Sport Utility Vehicles Increase 93 Percent From Prior
FRANKLIN, Tenn., Nov. 1, 2012
FRANKLIN, Tenn., Nov. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --Infiniti today reported U.S.
sales of 8,757 units for October, an increase of 27.6 percent versus 6,862
units a year earlier. Calendar year-to-date Infiniti sales of 95,353 units are
up 20.6 percent compared to the 79,043 units sold during the same period last
Infiniti sales highlights for the month include:
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 sport utility vehicles 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.
"October was a fantastic month for Infiniti, with a large increase in sales of
our luxury crossovers and sport utility vehicles," said Ben Poore, vice
president, Infiniti Americas. "We expect this momentum to continue into
November, as we begin our Winter Limited Engagement Sales Event and luxury car
buyers start their holiday shopping."
Infiniti also announced today it will offer employee pricing and special
financing with deferred payments to people in the designated FEMA disaster
area who have an insurance claim on their current vehicle due to Hurricane
Sandy. Infiniti Financial Services (IFS) will also defer payments for new
purchases for up to three months to provide extra assistance to those in need.
Current IFS customers in FEMA disaster areas will be offered payment
extensions for qualifying leases and retail purchases for up to three payments
without extension fees.
"Our hearts go out to the millions of people along the East Coast that are
affected by this devastating storm," said Ben Poore, vice president, Infiniti
Americas. "We hope Infiniti's special pricing and financing programs help
people resume their normal lives and get mobile again."
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^® can be found at www.infinitiusa.com.
Oct Oct Monthly CYTD CYTD CYTD
2012 2011 % chg 2012 2011 % chg
Infiniti Total 8,757 6,862 27.6 95,353 79,043 20.6
Infiniti G Sedan 2,720 2,986 -8.9 38,486 34,737 10.8
Infiniti G Coupe 718 838 -14.3 11,004 12,470 -11.8
Infiniti M Line 738 664 11.1 7,497 8,813 -14.9
Infiniti EX 247 469 -47.3 2,727 5,058 -46.1
Infiniti FX Line 783 661 18.5 8,245 7,718 6.8
Infiniti JX 2,084 0 --- 16,437 0 ---
Infiniti QX 1,467 1,244 17.9 10,957 10,247 6.9
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
Contact: Kyle Bazemore, Infiniti Communications, +1-615-739-8404,
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