Nissan North America reported a U.S. sales increase of 34 percent today with total sales coming in at 74,205 compared to 55,393 units during the same period a year earlier. The Nissan brand reported a sales increase of 35.1 percent, while Infiniti reported an increase of 25.6 percent.
“At Nissan, we saw big gains in key volume segments with Altima, Sentra, Versa and Rogue,” said Al Castignetti, vice president and general manager for Nissan Division. Nissan”s highest-volume models led the gains, with Altima up 64.8 percent; Rogue up 63.5 percent; Sentra up 56.4 percent and Versa up 46.9 percent.
For Infiniti, every model in the lineup grew sales over September 2009. The all-new Infiniti M had the best month since March 2008, with 1,460 units sold, an increase of 226.6 percent.
“Luxury buyers continue to respond to Infiniti”s promise of “˜Inspired Performance,” with gains across every vehicle in the lineup over last September,” said Ben Poore, vice president, Infiniti Business Unit. ”
– By: Omar Rana