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Nissan Group Reports December and 2015 Calendar Year U.S. Sales

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NASHVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--

Nissan Group:

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      2015     2014     % Change
Total December sales (units)     139,300     117,318     +18.7
Nissan Division sales     124,207     105,311     +17.9
Infiniti sales*     15,093     12,007     +25.7
                   
Calendar Year Total Sales (units)     1,484,918     1,386,895     +7.1
Nissan Division sales     1,351,420     1,269,565     +6.4
Infiniti Sales     133,498     117,330     +13.8
 

Nissan Group today announced total U.S. sales for December 2015 of 139,300 units, an increase of 19 percent over the prior year and a December record. For calendar year 2015, Nissan set an all-time record with 1,484,918 total U.S. sales, an increase of 7 percent.

Nissan Division calendar year highlights:

  • In 2015, Nissan Division set an all-time record with 1,351,420 total sales.
  • Nissan also set annual sales records for Rogue, Versa, NV and NV200.
  • In 2015, Nissan's light-truck sales set an all-time record with 575,797 total sales and up 20 percent for the year.

Nissan Division December highlights:

  • Nissan Division finished December with 124,207 sales, up 18 percent and a December record.
  • Overall sales of Nissan crossovers, trucks and SUVs set a December record, up 41 percent.
  • The Nissan Rogue crossover set a December record at 26,479, an increase of 78 percent.
  • Sales of the Murano crossover increased 62 percent to 7,083 and set a December record.
  • Sales of the NV and NV200 each set best month ever records.
  • Nissan's total car sales set a December record with 68,934 in sales, up 4 percent.
  • Sales of the Versa subcompact set a December record at 11,058, an increase of 21 percent.
  • Sentra sales increased 28 percent with 19,760 in sales and set a December record.

*Infiniti sales total included for reference. For more information on Infiniti's December sales performance, please visit InfinitiNews.com.

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. December 2015 had 28 selling days, while December 2014 had 26 selling days.

                       

NISSAN DIVISION

DECEMBER     DECEMBER     Monthly     CYTD     CYTD     CYTD
2015     2014     % chg     2015     2014     % chg
                               
Nissan Division Total     124,207     105,311     17.9     1,351,420     1,269,565     6.4
Versa     11,058     9,129     21.1     144,528     139,781     3.4
Sentra     19,760     15,393     28.4     203,509     183,268     11.0
Cube     13     186     -93.0     943     3,785     -75.1
Altima     29,462     32,331     -8.9     333,398     335,644     -0.7
Maxima     4,771     3,180     50.0     40,359     50,401     -19.9
LEAF     1,347     3,102     -56.6     17,269     30,200     -42.8
Juke     1,958     2,155     -9.1     27,121     38,184     -29.0
370Z     481     446     7.8     7,391     7,199     2.7
GT-R     84     156     -46.2     1,105     1,436     -23.1
Total Car     68,934     66,078     4.3     775,623     789,898     -1.8
Frontier     5,693     6,060     -6.1     62,817     74,323     -15.5
Titan     1,018     869     17.1     12,140     12,527     -3.1
Xterra     70     1,137     -93.8     10,672     16,505     -35.3
Pathfinder     8,366     6,789     23.2     82,041     79,111     3.7
Armada     1,156     1,361     -15.1     12,737     12,593     1.1
Rogue     26,479     14,879     78.0     287,190     199,199     44.2
Murano     7,083     4,367     62.2     62,907     47,301     33.0
Quest     1,703     685     148.6     11,018     9,833     12.1
NV     1,924     1,554     23.8     16,958     14,890     13.9
NV200     1,781     1,532     16.3     17,317     13,385     29
Total Truck     55,273     39,233     40.9     575,797     479,667     20.0

INFINITI

DECEMBER     DECEMBER     Monthly     CYTD     CYTD     CYTD
2015     2014     % chg     2015     2014     % chg
                               
Infiniti Total     15,093     12,007     25.7     133,498     117,330     13.8
Infiniti Q40     31     1,184     -97.4     8,605     15,590     -44.8
Infiniti Q50     4,678     3,855     21.3     43,874     36,899     18.9
Infiniti Q60     290     658     -55.9     3,949     7,740     -49.0
Infiniti Q70     786     656     19.8     8,449     5,034     67.8
Infiniti QX50     1,453     224     548.7     5,468     2,727     100.5
Infiniti QX60     4,987     3,367     48.1     41,770     31,192     33.9
Infiniti QX70     697     448     55.6     5,737     5,213     10.1
Infiniti QX80     2,171     1,615     34.4     15,646     12,935     21.0
Total Car     5,785     6,353     -8.9     64,877     65,263     -0.6
Total Truck     9,308     5,654     64.6     68,621     52,067     31.8
                                     

NISSAN GROUP

DECEMBER     DECEMBER     Monthly     CYTD     CYTD     CYTD
2015     2014     % chg     2015     2014     % chg
                               
TOTAL VEHICLE     139,300     117,318     18.7     1,484,918     1,386,895     7.1
Total Car     74,719     72,431     3.2     840,500     855,161     -1.7
Total Truck     64,581     44,887     43.9     644,418     531,734     21.2
Selling days    

28

   

26

         

308

   

307

     
 

Nissan Corporate Communications
Josh Clifton, 615-725-1767
Josh.Clifton@Nissan-usa.com

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