Nissan records best September ever on strong Altima, Infiniti sales


Continuing overall solid September strength is Nissan Canada, which recorded its best September ever with an 18 per cent jump over last year’s monthly total.

The Asian automaker moved 8,548 units last month (Nissan and Infiniti) as Nissan and Infiniti increased 18.3 and 17.4 per cent respectively, over the same period last year.

This also marked 11 straight months of growth for Infiniti. 
Nissan Altima was the strongest seller this month with 1,685 units sold, up 64.9 per cent, followed by Sentra and Versa with 1,493 and 1,375 units, respectively.

Sales of Maxima and Rogue jumped 116.8 and 59.7 per cent, respectively, in September and Nissan trucks were also popular with Titan (87.2 per cent), Frontier (91.9 per cent), Armada (153.3 per cent), Pathfinder (177.8 per cent) and Xterra (241.3 per cent), and all showing significant year-over-year increases for September.

“The vehicle line-up across both the Nissan and Infiniti brands is the strongest it’s ever been with innovative products that are being embraced by consumers,” said Allen Childs, president, Nissan Canada.

Infiniti says its strong September was led by its G family with 362 units sold, followed by EX35 with 216 units sold (up 45.9 per cent).

Sales of FX increased 141.2 per cent from September 2009 with 123 vehicles, while the 2011 Infiniti M increased 45.8 per cent over September 2009.