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UPDATE: Nissan sales up 14.2 percent in October, a record for the company

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UPDATE:

Full sales numbers are below. Here is an outline Mississippi-built products …

»  Frontier sales jumped 71.8 percent in October to 5,242 units, thanks in part to the popularity and increased availability of fuel-efficient 4-cylinder models.

»  Sentra sales rose by 49.3 percent to 8,399 units.

»  Xterra sales were up 11.4 percent to 1,114 units.

» Armada sales increased by 22.2 percent to 1,187 units.

» NV sales climbed by 30.6 percent to 1,006 units.

 

 

ORIGINAL STORY …

Here are Nissan’s top line sale numbers for the month of October.

 

» Nissan Motor Co. sales in the U.S. were up 14.2 percent to 91,018, an October record. (Oct. 2012 total sales were 79,685.)

» Nissan Division sales also set a new October record, up 15.4 percent to 81,866. (Oct. 2012 sales were 70,928.)

» Infiniti sales totaled 9,152 for the month, up 4.5 percent over the prior year. (Oct. 2012 sales were 8,757.)

 

Nissan model highlights:

» Rogue sales jumped 53.1 percent to 12,919, an October record. The all-new 2014 Rogue, now in production at Nissan’s Smyrna, Tenn. assembly plant, goes on sale later in November.

» Sentra sales gained 49.3 percent to 8,399.

» Pathfinder sales were up 90.4 percent to 5,793.

» Sales of Nissan LEAF finished October at 2,002, up 26.8 percent over a strong Oct. 2012 total of 1,579.

» Frontier pickup sales gained 71.8 percent to 5,242.

» October records were also established by JUKE (3,328 sales) and the NV full-size van lineup (1,006).

 

Quote from Erik Gottfried, Director, Nissan Electric Vehicle Sales and Marketing

“LEAF sales in October set a monthly record for the eighth month in a row with improved availability of the popular S trim driving further sales in new wave markets such as Houston and Boston. Atlanta held on to the title of No. 1 LEAF market for the third month in a row, narrowly edging out San Francisco. As LEAF sales continue to diversify geographically, we saw particularly strong sales in the Central Region led by Denver and Salt Lake City.”

About Ross Reily

Ross Reily is editor of the Mississippi Business Journal. He is a husband to an amazing wife, dad to 3 crazy kids and 2 dogs. He is also a fan of the Delta State Fighting Okra and the Boston Red Sox.

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