Nissan Reports Canadian Sales for April

- Nissan Sales Up 17.6%; Pathfinder Sales Jump 830% - 
MISSISSAUGA, ON, May 1, 2013 /CNW/ - Nissan today reported April Canadian 
sales of 8,078 units, up 16.8 per cent from last year's total of 6,919. Nissan 
Division sales increased 17.6 per cent in April with 7,416 deliveries, while 
Infiniti deliveries totaled 662 units, up 8.2 per cent over 2012. 
NISSAN HIGHLIGHTS: 


    --  Nissan sales totaled 7,416 units, up 17.6 per cent over April
        2012
    --  Sales of the all-new Pathfinder SUV totaled 725, up 829.5 per
        cent, its strongest sales months since December 2001
    --  Nissan Sentra sales jumped 127.8 per cent and was the strongest
        seller in the line-up with 1,433 units sold
    --  Nissan NV sales finished April at 141 units, the best month
        ever for the line-up as the NV200 compact commercial van begins
        to arrive in dealerships
    --  Nissan truck sales remained strong with both the Frontier
        Compact pick-up truck and Armada full-size SUV posting
        best-ever April sales
    --  Sales of the Nissan Murano increased 43.4 per cent this month
        with 416 units
    --  Sales of the all-electric Nissan LEAF totaled 48 units, up 28.0
        per cent over last April

"Nissan's core volume models continue to perform well in a very competitive 
market and with the all-new Sentra and Pathfinder posting incredibly strong 
year-over-year sales increases, we expect this trend to continue," said 
Christian Meunier, President of Nissan Canada Inc. "Our line-up continues to 
grow with the addition of the NV200 compact van leading to our best-ever 
commercial vehicle sales in Canada, and in a few months the all-new Versa Note 
arrives in showrooms."

INFINITI HIGHLIGHTS:
    --  Infiniti sales totaled 662 units, up 8.2 per cent over April
        2012
    --  Instantly becoming the most popular vehicle in the Infiniti
        line-up when it arrived late last April, sales of the Infiniti
        JX luxury crossover totaled 273 units
    --  Sales of the QX56 full-size luxury SUV increased 31.8 per cent
        in April, while the Infiniti EX delivered 105 units

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|NISSAN DIVISION SALES                                            |
|_________________________________________________________________|
|           |April| |April| |Monthly | | CYTD | | CYTD | |   CYTD |
|           |_____|_|_____|_|________|_|______|_|______|_|________|
|           |2013 | |2012 | |% Change| | 2013 | | 2012 | |% Change|
|___________|_____|_|_____|_|________|_|______|_|______|_|________|
|Nissan     |7,416| |6,307| |    17.6| |23,878| |25,611| |    -6.8|
|Division   |     | |     | |        | |      | |      | |        |
|Total      |     | |     | |        | |      | |      | |        |
|___________|_____|_|_____|_|________|_|______|_|______|_|________|
|Versa      |  773| |1,374| |   -43.7| | 2,697| | 4,174| |   -35.4|
|___________|_____|_|_____|_|________|_|______|_|______|_|________|
|cube ®     |   11| |   26| |   -57.7| |    61| |   112| |   -45.5|
|___________|_____|_|_____|_|________|_|______|_|______|_|________|
|LEAF™|   48| |   26| |    84.6| |   204| |    94| |   117.0|
|___________|_____|_|_____|_|________|_|______|_|______|_|________|
|JUKE       |  421| |  329| |    28.0| | 1,206| | 1,207| |    -0.1|
|___________|_____|_|_____|_|________|_|______|_|______|_|________|
|Sentra     |1,433| |  629| |   127.8| | 4,595| | 3,237| |    42.0|
|___________|_____|_|_____|_|________|_|______|_|______|_|________|
|Altima     |1,012| |1,257| |   -19.5| | 3,342| | 4,502| |   -25.8|
|___________|_____|_|_____|_|________|_|______|_|______|_|________|
|Maxima     |  158| |  270| |   -41.5| |   621| |   948| |   -34.5|
|___________|_____|_|_____|_|________|_|______|_|______|_|________|
|370Z       |   79| |   83| |    -4.8| |   128| |   197| |   -35.0|
|___________|_____|_|_____|_|________|_|______|_|______|_|________|
|GT-R       |   14| |    9| |    55.6| |    36| |    36| |     0.0|
|___________|_____|_|_____|_|________|_|______|_|______|_|________|
|Total Car  |3,949| |4,003| |    -1.3| |12,890| |14,507| |   -11.1|
|___________|_____|_|_____|_|________|_|______|_|______|_|________|
|Frontier   |  316| |  209| |    51.2| |   893| |   915| |    -2.4|
|___________|_____|_|_____|_|________|_|______|_|______|_|________|
|Xterra     |  201| |   80| |   151.3| |   435| |   347| |    25.4|
|___________|_____|_|_____|_|________|_|______|_|______|_|________|
|Rogue      |1,413| |1,289| |     9.6| | 4,842| | 5,778| |   -16.2|
|___________|_____|_|_____|_|________|_|______|_|______|_|________|
|Pathfinder |  725| |   78| |   829.5| | 2,120| |   768| |   176.0|
|___________|_____|_|_____|_|________|_|______|_|______|_|________|
|Murano     |  416| |  290| |    43.4| | 1,314| | 1,686| |   -22.1|
|___________|_____|_|_____|_|________|_|______|_|______|_|________|
|Quest      |   32| |   45| |   -28.9| |   126| |   218| |   -42.2|
|___________|_____|_|_____|_|________|_|______|_|______|_|________|
|Armada     |   61| |   50| |    22.0| |   171| |   227| |   -24.7|
|___________|_____|_|_____|_|________|_|______|_|______|_|________|
|Titan      |  162| |  178| |    -9.0| |   678| |   845| |   -19.8|
|___________|_____|_|_____|_|________|_|______|_|______|_|________|
|NV         |   91| |   85| |     7.1| |   358| |   320| |    11.9|
|___________|_____|_|_____|_|________|_|______|_|______|_|________|
|NV200      |   50| |    0| |   100.0| |    51| |     0| |   100.0|
|___________|_____|_|_____|_|________|_|______|_|______|_|________|
|Total Truck|3,467| |2,304| |    50.5| |10,988| |11,104| |    -1.0|
|___________|_____|_|_____|_|________|_|______|_|______|_|________|
|                                                                 |
|_________________________________________________________________|
|INFINITI DIVISION SALES                                          |
|_________________________________________________________________|
|           |April| |April| |Monthly | | CYTD | | CYTD | |   CYTD |
|           |_____|_|_____|_|________|_|______|_|______|_|________|
|           |2013 | |2012 | |% Change| | 2013 | | 2012 | |% Change|
|___________|_____|_|_____|_|________|_|______|_|______|_|________|
|Infiniti   |  662| |  612| |     8.2| | 2,918| | 2,418| |    20.7|
|Division   |     | |     | |        | |      | |      | |        |
|Total      |     | |     | |        | |      | |      | |        |
|___________|_____|_|_____|_|________|_|______|_|______|_|________|
|G          |  199| |  301| |   -33.9| |   828| | 1,460| |   -43.3|
|___________|_____|_|_____|_|________|_|______|_|______|_|________|
|M          |   11| |   28| |   -60.7| |    85| |   107| |   -20.6|
|___________|_____|_|_____|_|________|_|______|_|______|_|________|
|Total Car  |  210| |  329| |   -36.2| |   913| | 1,567| |   -41.7|
|___________|_____|_|_____|_|________|_|______|_|______|_|________|
|QX56       |   29| |   22| |    31.8| |   143| |   120| |    19.2|
|___________|_____|_|_____|_|________|_|______|_|______|_|________|
|EX35       |  105| |  101| |     4.0| |   566| |   375| |    50.9|
|___________|_____|_|_____|_|________|_|______|_|______|_|________|
|FX         |   45| |   75| |   -40.0| |   237| |   271| |   -12.5|
|___________|_____|_|_____|_|________|_|______|_|______|_|________|
|JX         |  273| |   85| |   221.2| | 1,059| |    85| |  1145.9|
|___________|_____|_|_____|_|________|_|______|_|______|_|________|
|Total Truck|  452| |  283| |    59.7| | 2,005| |   851| |   135.6|
|___________|_____|_|_____|_|________|_|______|_|______|_|________|
|                                                                 |
|_________________________________________________________________|
|COMBINED NISSAN AND INFINITI SALES                               |
|_________________________________________________________________|
|           |April| |April| |Monthly | | CYTD | | CYTD | |   CYTD |
|           |_____|_|_____|_|________|_|______|_|______|_|________|
|           |2013 | |2012 | |% Change| | 2013 | | 2012 | |% Change|
|___________|_____|_|_____|_|________|_|______|_|______|_|________|
|TOTAL      |8,078| |6,919| |    16.8| |26,796| |28,029| |    -4.4|
|VEHICLE    |     | |     | |        | |      | |      | |        |
|___________|_____|_|_____|_|________|_|______|_|______|_|________|
|Total Car  |4,159| |4,332| |    -4.0| |13,803| |16,074| |   -14.1|
|___________|_____|_|_____|_|________|_|______|_|______|_|________|
|Total Truck|3,919| |2,587| |    51.5| |12,993| |11,955| |     8.7|
|___________|_____|_|_____|_|________|_|______|_|______|_|________|

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www.media.nissan.ca or upon request.

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
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 4.9 million vehicles in 2012, generating revenue of 9.4 
trillion yen ($US118.95 billion) in fiscal 2011. 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 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 184 independent Nissan dealerships, 33 Infiniti 
retailers and 44 Nissan Commercial Vehicle dealers 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

Anthony Field Cohn & Wolfe Tel: 647-259-3281 Email:anthony.field@cohnwolfe.ca

SOURCE: Nissan Canada Inc.

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