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Infiniti USA

October 03, 2016 13:53 ET

Infiniti Reports Best-Ever September Sales

NASHVILLE, TN--(Marketwired - October 03, 2016) - INFINITI today reported sales of 11,413 vehicles in the U.S. during September, an increase of 11.7 percent versus prior year for its best September ever.

    
 20162015% Change
September Sales11,41310,22011.7
Total Sales99,77595,5681.3
    

With 4,359 vehicles sold, the Q50 Sports Sedan had an increase of 22.5 percent for its all-time best September. September marked the first sales of the all-new Q60 sports coupe with an increase of 92.6 percent to 497 vehicles. Overall, INFINITI coupes and sedans are were up 14.5 percent for the month.

Sales of the updated QX50 luxury crossover increased 362 percent with 1,215 vehicles sold. Sales of the QX80 full-size luxury sport utility vehicle had an increase of 15.1 percent to 1,044 vehicles. In all, sales of INFINITI crossovers and sport utility vehicles were up 9.4 percent for the month, and 29.7 percent for the year.

"With the continued strength of our current product line, and the first deliveries of the all-new Q60 sports coupe and QX30 premium active crossover, INFINITI retailers had their best September ever in the U.S.," said Randy Parker, vice president, INFINITI Americas. "We expect another strong month in October, as the updated 2017 QX60 7-passenger luxury crossover and its all-new 3.5-liter engine, as well as the 400-horsepower Q60 Red Sport 400 become available in INFINITI showrooms."

At the Paris Motor show this week, INFINITI debuted its ground-breaking VC-Turbo engine, the world's first production-ready variable compression ratio engine as well as the design evolution of the QX Sport Inspiration. It also showed for the first time the 2017 Q50 sports sedan, which will be arriving at INFINITI retailers soon.

             
   Sep   Sep   Monthly   CYTD   CYTD   CYTD
   2016   2015   % chg   2016   2015   % chg
                        
INFINITI Total  11,413   10,220   11.7   96,775   95,568   1.3
Q40  0   155   ---   59   8,503   -99.3
Q50  4,359   3,557   22.5   31,163   31,180   -55.6
Q60  497   258   92.6   1,413   3,922   -68.7
Q70  402   622   -35.4   4,495   6,304   -28.7
QX30  249   0   ---   323   0   ---
QX50  1,215   263   362.0   12,399   2,118   485.4
QX60  3,126   3,845   -18.7   31,067   29,378   5.7
QX70  363   476   -23.7   4,062   3,950   2.8
QX80  1,202   1,044   15.1   11,794   10,532   12.0
Car  5,258   4,592   14.5   31,130   49,590   -25.1
CUV/SUV  6,155   5,628   9.4   59,645   45,978   29.7
             

About INFINITI

INFINITI Motor Company Ltd. is headquartered in Hong Kong with sales operations in over 50 countries. The INFINITI brand was launched in 1989. Its range of premium automobiles is currently built in manufacturing facilities in Japan, the United States, United Kingdom and China. INFINITI plans to also expand manufacturing into Mexico by 2017. INFINITI design studios are located in Atsugi-Shi near Yokohama, London, San Diego and Beijing.

INFINITI is in the middle of a major product offensive. The brand has been widely acclaimed for its daring design and innovative driver-assistance technologies. From the 2016 season, INFINITI is a technical partner of the Renault Sport Formula 1® team, contributing its expertise in hybrid performance.

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