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I will try my best to provide detailed info on various cars and what is like to live with them, I have already produced a few for Jaguar-car-forums, I will do my best to be unbiased, but it will be hard for some cars. I will re-produce press releases and copy from other motoring news.

Friday, 6 January 2017

END OF YEAR - NISSAN/INFINITI - The combined brands saw an increase in sales over 2015.


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. 
Although December saw an increase in sales for the Nissan brand the increase was not as big an increase in the year to date/year end figures, over all, the Infiniti brand saw a decline in car sales, but this was off set by an increase in truck sales, and with a total figure of 1.5 million units, up over 5% 2016 was a good year for the Nissan/Infiniti brands.

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.
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

Nissan Division Total
DEC
DEC
Monthly
CYTD
CYTD
CYTD
2016
2015
% chg
2016
2015
% chg
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
Infiniti Total
DEC
DEC
Monthly
CYTD
CYTD
CYTD
2016
2015
% chg
2016
2015
% chg
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
TOTAL VEHICLE
DEC
DEC
Monthly
CYTD
CYTD
CYTD
2016
2015
% chg
2016
2015
% chg

152,743

139,300

9.7
1,564,42
3
1,484,91
8

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

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