Nissan North America, Inc. (NNA) today reported September U.S. sales of 92,964 units versus 74,205 units a year earlier, an increase of 25.3 percent. Nissan Division sales increased 28.2 percent for the month with 84,485 units. Sales of Infiniti vehicles increased 2.1 percent from the prior year, to 8,479 units.
Nissan vehicles posted September sales of 84,485 units, an increase of 28.2 percent over the 65,900 units sold in September 2010.
Strong combined sales of Nissan cars – including the Altima, Sentra, Maxima, and Versa – were up 32.3 percent versus the prior year at 55,751 units, setting a September record for total car sales.
Versa saw a record September, with sales of 11,800 units increasing 68.1 percent over the prior year – helped by a strong start for the all-new Versa sedan, which had its first full month of sales in September.
Strong sales of the Nissan Altima continue, with 24,356 units marking a September increase of 21.7 percent over the prior year, while Maxima sales jumped 26.3 percent to 6,133 units.
The Rogue crossover vehicle continues to gain momentum, with sales of 10,740 units marking a 29.1 percent increase over last year – also a record September.
Sales of the 100-percent electric Nissan LEAF totaled 1,031 units in September, with total sales of 7,217 units of the innovative, zero-emissions vehicle since its December 2010 U.S. debut.