Nissan Reports Canadian January Sales

-Infiniti division achieves sales increase of 42.7 per cent; driven by 
all-new JX, and triple-digit growth for EX and M - 
MISSISSAUGA, ON, Feb. 1, 2013 /CNW/ - Nissan Canada Inc. (NCI) today reported 
January sales results of 4,622 units, a decrease of 13.6 per cent over the 
same month last year. The Infiniti brand enters the new calendar year with a 
solid sales start, reporting 521 deliveries, up 42.7 per cent versus January 
2012. Nissan sales totalled 4,101 last month, a year-over-year decrease of 
17.7 per cent. 
Two core Nissan products continue to achieve year-over-year sales gains since 
their market launch last fall as all-new models. The completely redesigned 
Pathfinder SUV's sales of 399 was an increase of 35.7 per cent. Sales of the 
new Nissan Sentra compact sedan reached a sales increase of 7.5 per cent in 
January, with 759 units sold. 
The all-electric Nissan LEAF(TM) posted solid January results with 37 units 
sold, and Nissan's commercial vehicles continue to gain popularity in the 
Canadian market - up 44.3 per cent over January 2012. Sales of the Titan 
full-size pickup truck rose 14.4 per cent in January to 167 units, and sales 
for Nissan's "4 door sports car," the Maxima, are strong at 103 units, up 17.0 
per cent. 
Infiniti has embarked on a new brand strategy, and this era of transformation 
and growth is off to a positive start with January sales totalling 521 - an 
increase of 42.7 per cent over January 2012. Year-over-year sales of the EX 
compact crossover more than doubled with 124 units sold, and the M sedan 
achieved a 100.0 per cent increase versus January 2012. 
NCI January 2013 sales highlights: 


    --  Infiniti brand posted sales of 521 units, up 42.7 per cent
    --  Sales of the Infiniti EX luxury compact crossover more than
        doubled with 124 units sold, up 103.3 per cent
    --  The Infiniti M line had an increase of 100.0 per cent with 26
        units sold
    --  Nissan Pathfinder sales rose 35.7 per cent at 399 units
    --  Nissan Sentra recorded strong sales of 759 units, up 7.5 per
        cent
    --  The Rogue crossover is the top-selling product in the Nissan
        portfolio with sales totaling 823
    --  The Nissan Titan full-size pickup truck up 14.4 per cent at 167
        units sold
    --  Nissan's commercial vehicle lineup sales of 88 equaled an
        increase of 44.3 per cent
    --  The fully-electric Nissan LEAF's sales rose 23.3 per cent with
        37 units sold

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|NISSAN DIVISION SALES                                                |
|_____________________________________________________________________|
|           |January | |January | |Monthly | |CYTD | |CYTD | |   CYTD |
|___________|________|_|________|_|________|_|_____|_|_____|_|________|
|           |   2013 | |   2012 | |% Change| |2013 | |2012 | |% Change|
|___________|________|_|________|_|________|_|_____|_|_____|_|________|
|Nissan     |   4,101| |   4,986| |   -17.7| |4,101| |4,986| |   -17.7|
|Division   |        | |        | |        | |     | |     | |        |
|Total      |        | |        | |        | |     | |     | |        |
|___________|________|_|________|_|________|_|_____|_|_____|_|________|
|Versa      |     521| |     655| |   -20.5| |  521| |  655| |   -20.5|
|___________|________|_|________|_|________|_|_____|_|_____|_|________|
|cube ®     |      13| |      29| |   -55.2| |   13| |   29| |   -55.2|
|___________|________|_|________|_|________|_|_____|_|_____|_|________|
|LEAF™|      37| |      30| |    23.3| |   37| |   30| |    23.3|
|___________|________|_|________|_|________|_|_____|_|_____|_|________|
|JUKE       |     179| |     223| |   -19.7| |  179| |  223| |   -19.7|
|___________|________|_|________|_|________|_|_____|_|_____|_|________|
|Sentra     |     759| |     706| |     7.5| |  759| |  706| |     7.5|
|___________|________|_|________|_|________|_|_____|_|_____|_|________|
|Altima     |     499| |     863| |   -42.2| |  499| |  863| |   -42.2|
|___________|________|_|________|_|________|_|_____|_|_____|_|________|
|Maxima     |     103| |      88| |    17.0| |  103| |   88| |    17.0|
|___________|________|_|________|_|________|_|_____|_|_____|_|________|
|370Z       |       9| |      11| |   -18.2| |    9| |   11| |   -18.2|
|___________|________|_|________|_|________|_|_____|_|_____|_|________|
|GT-R       |       3| |       5| |   -40.0| |    3| |    5| |   -40.0|
|___________|________|_|________|_|________|_|_____|_|_____|_|________|
|Total Car  |   2,123| |   2,610| |   -18.7| |2,123| |2,610| |   -18.7|
|___________|________|_|________|_|________|_|_____|_|_____|_|________|
|Frontier   |     162| |     220| |   -26.4| |  162| |  220| |   -26.4|
|___________|________|_|________|_|________|_|_____|_|_____|_|________|
|Xterra     |      59| |      74| |   -20.3| |   59| |   74| |   -20.3|
|___________|________|_|________|_|________|_|_____|_|_____|_|________|
|Rogue      |     823| |   1,071| |   -23.2| |  823| |1,071| |   -23.2|
|___________|________|_|________|_|________|_|_____|_|_____|_|________|
|Pathfinder |     399| |     294| |    35.7| |  399| |  294| |    35.7|
|___________|________|_|________|_|________|_|_____|_|_____|_|________|
|Murano     |     218| |     418| |   -47.8| |  218| |  418| |   -47.8|
|___________|________|_|________|_|________|_|_____|_|_____|_|________|
|Quest      |      32| |      40| |   -20.0| |   32| |   40| |   -20.0|
|___________|________|_|________|_|________|_|_____|_|_____|_|________|
|Armada     |      30| |      52| |   -42.3| |   30| |   52| |   -42.3|
|___________|________|_|________|_|________|_|_____|_|_____|_|________|
|Titan      |     167| |     146| |    14.4| |  167| |  146| |    14.4|
|___________|________|_|________|_|________|_|_____|_|_____|_|________|
|NV         |      88| |      61| |    44.3| |   88| |   61| |    44.3|
|___________|________|_|________|_|________|_|_____|_|_____|_|________|
|Total Truck|   1,978| |   2,376| |   -16.8| |1,978| |2,376| |   -16.8|
|___________|________|_|________|_|________|_|_____|_|_____|_|________|
|                                                                     |
|_____________________________________________________________________|
|INFINITI DIVISION SALES                                              |
|_____________________________________________________________________|
|           | January| | January| | Monthly| | CYTD| | CYTD| |   CYTD |
|           |________|_|________|_|________|_|_____|_|_____|_|________|
|           |   2013 | |   2012 | |% Change| |2013 | |2012 | |% Change|
|___________|________|_|________|_|________|_|_____|_|_____|_|________|
|Infiniti   |     521| |     365| |    42.7| |  521| |  365| |    42.7|
|Division   |        | |        | |        | |     | |     | |        |
|Total      |        | |        | |        | |     | |     | |        |
|___________|________|_|________|_|________|_|_____|_|_____|_|________|
|G          |     135| |     202| |   -33.2| |  135| |  202| |   -33.2|
|___________|________|_|________|_|________|_|_____|_|_____|_|________|
|M          |      26| |      13| |   100.0| |   26| |   13| |   100.0|
|___________|________|_|________|_|________|_|_____|_|_____|_|________|
|Total Car  |     161| |     215| |   -25.1| |  161| |  215| |   -25.1|
|___________|________|_|________|_|________|_|_____|_|_____|_|________|
|QX56       |      27| |      33| |   -18.2| |   27| |   33| |   -18.2|
|___________|________|_|________|_|________|_|_____|_|_____|_|________|
|EX35       |     124| |      61| |   103.3| |  124| |   61| |   103.3|
|___________|________|_|________|_|________|_|_____|_|_____|_|________|
|FX         |      49| |      56| |   -12.5| |   49| |   56| |   -12.5|
|___________|________|_|________|_|________|_|_____|_|_____|_|________|
|JX         |     160| |       0| |   100.0| |  160| |    0| |   100.0|
|___________|________|_|________|_|________|_|_____|_|_____|_|________|
|Total Truck|     360| |     150| |   140.0| |  360| |  150| |   140.0|
|___________|________|_|________|_|________|_|_____|_|_____|_|________|
|                                                                     |
|_____________________________________________________________________|
|COMBINED NISSAN AND INFINITI SALES                                   |
|_____________________________________________________________________|
|           |December| |December| | Monthly| | CYTD| | CYTD| |   CYTD |
|           |________|_|________|_|________|_|_____|_|_____|_|________|
|           |   2012 | |   2011 | |% Change| |2012 | |2011 | |% Change|
|___________|________|_|________|_|________|_|_____|_|_____|_|________|
|TOTAL      |   4,622| |   5,351| |   -13.6| |4,622| |5,351| |   -13.6|
|VEHICLE    |        | |        | |        | |     | |     | |        |
|___________|________|_|________|_|________|_|_____|_|_____|_|________|
|Total Car  |   2,284| |   2,825| |   -19.2| |2,284| |2,825| |   -19.2|
|___________|________|_|________|_|________|_|_____|_|_____|_|________|
|Total Truck|   2,338| |   2,526| |    -7.4| |2,338| |2,526| |    -7.4|
|___________|________|_|________|_|________|_|_____|_|_____|_|________|

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 32 
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 Tel: (905) 629-6400 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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