SOURCE: Nissan Group of North America

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January 04, 2017 10:24 ET

Nissan Group reports December and 2016 calendar year U.S. sales

NASHVILLE, TN--(Marketwired - January 04, 2017) -

  2016 2015 % Change
Total December sales (units) 152,743 139,300 +9.7
Nissan Division sales 134,545 124,207 +8.3
INFINITI sales* 18,198 15,093 +20.6
 
Calendar Year Total Sales (units) 1,564,423 1,484,918 +5.4
Nissan Division sales 1,426,130 1,351,420 +5.5
INFINITI Sales* 138,239 133,498 +3.6

Nissan Group today announced total U.S. sales for December 2016 of 152,743 units, an increase of 9.7 percent over the prior year and a December record. For calendar year 2016, Nissan set an all-time record with 1,564,423 total U.S. sales, an increase of 5.4 percent.

Nissan Division calendar year highlights:

  • In 2016, Nissan Division set an all-time record with 1,426,130 total sales, up 5.5 percent.
  • For the first time, the Rogue crossover was Nissan's top-selling model with 329,904 sales, an increase of 14.9 percent.
  • In 2016, Nissan trucks, SUVs and crossovers set an all-time record with 668,948 total sales, a 16.2 percent increase over the prior year.
  • Nissan set annual sales records for Rogue, Murano, NV200 and NV.

Nissan Division December highlights:

  • Nissan Division sold a December-record 134,545 vehicles, up 8.3 percent.
  • Sales of Nissan crossovers, trucks and SUVs also set a December record, up 35.6 percent.
  • Rogue crossover sales set an all-time record at 40,477, an increase of 52.9 percent.
  • Pathfinder SUV sales increased 12 percent to 9,368, also a December record.
  • Significant gains were also made by TITAN (+331.8 percent), Armada (+114 percent) and Murano (+11.3 percent)
  • Sales of the all-electric Nissan LEAF rose 41 percent to 1,899 in December.

*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 2016 had 27 selling days, while December 2015 had 28 selling days.

NISSAN DIVISION DEC   DEC   Monthly   CYTD   CYTD   CYTD
  2016   2015   % chg   2016   2015   % chg
                       
Nissan Division Total 134,545   124,207   8.3   1,426,130   1,351,420   5.5
Versa 8,918   11,058   -19.4   132,214   144,528   -8.5
Sentra 17,037   19,760   -13.8   214,709   203,509   5.5
Cube 0   13   -100.0   15   943   -98.4
Altima 24,763   29,462   -15.9   307,380   333,398   -7.8
Maxima 5,293   4,771   10.9   62,670   40,359   55.3
LEAF 1,899   1,347   41.0   14,006   17,269   -18.9
Juke 1,290   1,958   -34.1   19,577   27,121   -27.8
370Z 368   481   -23.5   5,913   7,391   -20.0
GT-R 46   84   -45.2   698   1,105   -36.8
Total Car 59,614   68,934   -13.5   757,182   775,623   -2.4
Frontier 6,069   5,693   6.6   86,926   62,817   38.4
Titan 4,396   1,018   331.8   21,880   12,140   80.2
Xterra 0   70   -100.0   38   10,672   -99.6
Pathfinder 9,368   8,366   12.0   81,701   82,041   -0.4
Armada 2,474   1,156   114.0   14,035   12,737   10.2
Rogue 40,477   26,479   52.9   329,904   287,190   14.9
Murano 7,881   7,083   11.3   86,953   62,907   38.2
Quest 791   1,703   -53.6   11,115   11,018   0.9
NV 1,937   1,924   0.7   17,873   16,958   5.4
NV200 1,538   1,781   -13.6   18,523   17,317   7.0
Total Truck 74,931   55,273   35.6   668,948   575,797   16.2
                       
INFINITI DEC   DEC   Monthly   CYTD   CYTD   CYTD
  2016   2015   % chg   2016   2015   % chg
                       
Infiniti Total 18,198   15,093   20.6   138,293   133,498   3.6
Infiniti Q40 0   31   N/A   59   8,605   -99.3
Infiniti Q50 5,794   4,678   23.9   44,007   43,874   0.3
Infiniti Q60 1,018   290   251.0   3,970   3,949   0.5
Infiniti Q70 580   786   -26.2   5,872   8,449   -30.5
Infiniti QX30 740   N/A   N/A   2,259   N/A   N/A
Infiniti QX50 2,026   1,453   39.4   16,973   5,468   210.4
Infiniti QX60 4,928   4,987   -1.2   42,120   41,770   0.8
Infiniti QX70 1,086   697   55.8   6,261   5,737   9.1
Infiniti QX80 2,026   2,171   -6.7   16,772   15,646   7.2
Total Car 7,392   5,785   27.8   53,908   64,877   -16.9
Total Truck 10,806   9,308   16.1   84,385   68,621   23.0
                       
NISSAN GROUP DEC   DEC   Monthly   CYTD   CYTD   CYTD
  2016   2015   % chg   2016   2015   % chg
                       
TOTAL VEHICLE 152,743   139,300   9.7   1,564,423   1,484,918   5.4
Total Car 67,006   74,719   -10.3   811,090   840,500   -3.5
Total Truck 85,737   64,581   32.8   753,333   644,418   16.9
Selling days 27   28       307   308    

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