Nissan Reports November Canadian Sales

-All-new Nissan Pathfinder and Sentra post strong year-over-year sales 
growth while Infiniti continues its sales momentum - 
MISSISSAUGA, ON, Dec. 3, 2012 /CNW/ - Nissan today reported Canadian November 
sales of 6,011 units, down 6.4 per cent over the same month last year. The 
Infiniti luxury brand recorded its eleventh consecutive month of 
year-over-year sales growth with 597 units sold, an increase of 12.4 per cent. 
Nissan division sales were 5,414 units for the month, down 8.1 per cent. 
The completely redesigned Nissan Pathfinder, with its aerodynamic design, 
plethora of best-in-class features and best-in-class combined highway and city 
fuel economy*, helped propel sales to an impressive 678 units in its first 
full month on the market, an increase of 505.4 per cent. 
November also marked the first full sales month of the redesigned Nissan 
Sentra, which moved up in style, sophistication and refinement for model year 
2013. The Sentra's all-new design and best-in-class combined fuel economy of 
5.8L/100 km**, helped Sentra become the top-selling vehicle in the Nissan 
portfolio, up 47.9 per cent from November 2011. 
Nissan's truck division continued its strong sales momentum last month. 
Titan's calendar year-to-date sales have already surpassed 2011 sales with 
3,302 units sold, while Frontier sales were 238 units, an increase of 88.9 per 
cent. November marked the second-best month on record for Nissan's commercial 
vehicle lineup with 110 units sold, up 7.8 per cent. 
Infiniti sales are up 12.4 per cent this month with 597 units sold, and are 
tracking up 17.0 per cent calendar year-to-date. With 217 units sold, the 
all-new Infiniti JX luxury crossover continues to be popular with those 
seeking interior flexibility and roominess, safety, and advanced hospitality 
features, bringing total sales for JX since its spring launch to 2,015 units. 
NCI NOVEMBER 2012 HIGHLIGHTS: 


    --  The all-new Nissan Pathfinder recorded a year-over-year
        increase of 505.4 per cent, with 678 units sold
    --  The Nissan Sentra subcompact became the top-selling model in
        the Nissan lineup with 988 deliveries, up 47.9 per cent
    --  Sales of the Nissan Frontier compact truck were 238 units, up
        88.9 per cent while the rugged Nissan Xterra posted an increase
        of 15.9 per cent with 102 units sold
    --  Nissan's commercial vehicle line-up recorded its second
        best-selling month on record with 110 units sold, up 7.8 per
        cent
    --  Infiniti sales are up 12.4 per cent this month with 597 units
        sold, while calendar year-to-date sales are tracking 17 per
        cent over last year
    --  The all-new Infiniti JX 7-passenger luxury crossover recorded
        sales of 217 units in November
    --  Total NCI sales were 6,011 units this month, down 6.4 per cent
        over last year
    --  Nissan division sales were 5,414 units for the month, down 8.1
        per cent

*Ward's Large Cross/Utility segment and Canadian AIAMC Intermediate Sport 
Utility segment. 2013 Pathfinder vs. 2012 and 2013 competitors. 2013 
Pathfinder 2WD EPA fuel economy estimate 27 city and 37 highway MPG. Actual 
mileage may vary with driving conditions — use for comparison purposes only.)

**Based on 2013 Sentra S CVT manufacturer testing and EnerGuide 2012 fuel 
consumption ratings for the mid-sized vehicle class. Data available on August 
9th 2012. Internal combustion engines only. Hybrids and Diesels Excluded. 
Actual driving range may vary with driving conditions. Use for comparison only.

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|NISSAN DIVISION SALES                                                |
|_____________________________________________________________________|
|          |November| |November| |Monthly| | CYTD | | CYTD | |   CYTD |
|          |________|_|________|_|_______|_|______|_|______|_|________|
|          |   2012 | |   2011 | |   %   | | 2012 | | 2011 | |% Change|
|          |        | |        | |Change | |      | |      | |        |
|__________|________|_|________|_|_______|_|______|_|______|_|________|
|Nissan    |   5,414| |   5,889| |   -8.1| |69,762| |71,582| |    -2.5|
|Division  |        | |        | |       | |      | |      | |        |
|Total     |        | |        | |       | |      | |      | |        |
|__________|________|_|________|_|_______|_|______|_|______|_|________|
|Versa     |     711| |   1,177| |  -39.6| |12,079| |13,578| |   -11.0|
|__________|________|_|________|_|_______|_|______|_|______|_|________|
|cube ®    |      20| |      46| |  -56.5| |   306| |   431| |   -29.0|
|__________|________|_|________|_|_______|_|______|_|______|_|________|
|LEAF      |       7| |      42| |  -83.3| |   213| |   111| |    91.9|
|__________|________|_|________|_|_______|_|______|_|______|_|________|
|JUKE      |     256| |     537| |  -52.3| | 3,549| | 4,151| |   -14.5|
|__________|________|_|________|_|_______|_|______|_|______|_|________|
|Sentra    |     988| |     668| |   47.9| |10,064| |12,121| |   -17.0|
|__________|________|_|________|_|_______|_|______|_|______|_|________|
|Altima    |     689| |     731| |   -5.7| |12,259| |11,577| |     5.9|
|__________|________|_|________|_|_______|_|______|_|______|_|________|
|Maxima    |      70| |      81| |  -13.6| | 1,969| | 1,883| |     4.6|
|__________|________|_|________|_|_______|_|______|_|______|_|________|
|370Z      |       7| |      16| |  -56.3| |   482| |   436| |    10.6|
|__________|________|_|________|_|_______|_|______|_|______|_|________|
|GT-R      |       5| |       7| |  -28.6| |   114| |    71| |    60.6|
|__________|________|_|________|_|_______|_|______|_|______|_|________|
|Total Car |   2,753| |   3,305| |  -16.7| |41,035| |44,359| |    -7.5|
|__________|________|_|________|_|_______|_|______|_|______|_|________|
|Frontier  |     238| |     126| |   88.9| | 2,798| | 2,315| |    20.9|
|__________|________|_|________|_|_______|_|______|_|______|_|________|
|Xterra    |     102| |      88| |   15.9| |   855| | 1,188| |   -28.0|
|__________|________|_|________|_|_______|_|______|_|______|_|________|
|Rogue     |     960| |   1,193| |  -19.5| |13,406| |12,821| |     4.6|
|__________|________|_|________|_|_______|_|______|_|______|_|________|
|Pathfinder|     678| |     112| |  505.4| | 2,136| | 1,740| |    22.8|
|__________|________|_|________|_|_______|_|______|_|______|_|________|
|Murano    |     236| |     430| |  -45.1| | 4,062| | 4,411| |    -7.9|
|__________|________|_|________|_|_______|_|______|_|______|_|________|
|Quest     |      35| |     165| |  -78.8| |   640| |   946| |   -32.3|
|__________|________|_|________|_|_______|_|______|_|______|_|________|
|Armada    |      33| |      40| |  -17.5| |   504| |   554| |    -9.0|
|__________|________|_|________|_|_______|_|______|_|______|_|________|
|Titan     |     269| |     328| |  -18.0| | 3,302| | 2,780| |    18.8|
|__________|________|_|________|_|_______|_|______|_|______|_|________|
|NV        |     110| |     102| |    7.8| | 1,024| |   468| |   118.8|
|__________|________|_|________|_|_______|_|______|_|______|_|________|
|Total     |   2,661| |   2,584| |    3.0| |28,727| |27,223| |     5.5|
|Truck     |        | |        | |       | |      | |      | |        |
|__________|________|_|________|_|_______|_|______|_|______|_|________|
|                                                                     |
|_____________________________________________________________________|
|INFINITI DIVISION SALES                                              |
|_____________________________________________________________________|
|          |November| |November| |Monthly| | CYTD | | CYTD | |   CYTD |
|          |________|_|________|_|_______|_|______|_|______|_|________|
|          |   2012 | |   2011 | |   %   | | 2012 | | 2011 | |% Change|
|          |        | |        | |Change | |      | |      | |        |
|__________|________|_|________|_|_______|_|______|_|______|_|________|
|Infiniti  |     597| |     531| |   12.4| | 7,523| | 6,428| |    17.0|
|Division  |        | |        | |       | |      | |      | |        |
|Total     |        | |        | |       | |      | |      | |        |
|__________|________|_|________|_|_______|_|______|_|______|_|________|
|G         |     144| |     248| |  -41.9| | 2,888| | 3,355| |   -13.9|
|__________|________|_|________|_|_______|_|______|_|______|_|________|
|M         |      23| |      23| |    0.0| |   298| |   385| |   -22.6|
|__________|________|_|________|_|_______|_|______|_|______|_|________|
|Total Car |     167| |     271| |  -38.4| | 3,186| | 3,740| |   -14.8|
|__________|________|_|________|_|_______|_|______|_|______|_|________|
|QX56      |      39| |      53| |  -26.4| |   346| |   437| |   -20.8|
|__________|________|_|________|_|_______|_|______|_|______|_|________|
|EX35      |      94| |     125| |  -24.8| | 1,263| | 1,417| |   -10.9|
|__________|________|_|________|_|_______|_|______|_|______|_|________|
|FX        |      80| |      82| |   -2.4| |   713| |   834| |   -14.5|
|__________|________|_|________|_|_______|_|______|_|______|_|________|
|JX        |     217| |       0| |  100.0| | 2,015| |     0| |   100.0|
|__________|________|_|________|_|_______|_|______|_|______|_|________|
|Total     |     430| |     260| |   65.4| | 4,337| | 2,688| |    61.3|
|Truck     |        | |        | |       | |      | |      | |        |
|__________|________|_|________|_|_______|_|______|_|______|_|________|
|                                                                     |
|_____________________________________________________________________|
|COMBINED NISSAN AND INFINITI SALES                                   |
|_____________________________________________________________________|
|          |November| |November| |Monthly| | CYTD | | CYTD | |   CYTD |
|          |________|_|________|_|_______|_|______|_|______|_|________|
|          |   2012 | |   2011 | |   %   | | 2012 | | 2011 | |% Change|
|          |        | |        | |Change | |      | |      | |        |
|__________|________|_|________|_|_______|_|______|_|______|_|________|
|TOTAL     |   6,011| |   6,420| |   -6.4| |77,285| |78,010| |    -0.9|
|VEHICLE   |        | |        | |       | |      | |      | |        |
|__________|________|_|________|_|_______|_|______|_|______|_|________|
|Total Car |   2,920| |   3,576| |  -18.3| |44,221| |48,099| |    -8.1|
|__________|________|_|________|_|_______|_|______|_|______|_|________|
|Total     |   3,091| |   2,844| |    8.7| |33,064| |29,911| |    10.5|
|Truck     |        | |        | |       | |      | |      | |        |
|__________|________|_|________|_|_______|_|______|_|______|_|________|

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/.

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, or visit the Americas media sites 
NissanNews.com and InfinitiNews.com.

About 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 180 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.



Media contacts:

Didier Marsaud Senior Manager, Corporate Communications Nissan Canada Inc. 
Tel: 905-629-6400 Email:didier.marsaud@nissancanada.com

Jenn McCarthy Cohn & Wolfe Tel: 647-259-3305 
Email:jennifer.mccarthy@cohnwolfe.ca

SOURCE: Nissan Canada Inc.

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