Nissan Group Reports May 2014 U.S. Sales

NASHVILLE, Tenn.--()--Nissan Group today announced total U.S. sales for May 2014 of 135,934 units, an increase of 18.8 percent over the prior year and a May record.

                   
      May 2014     May 2013     % Change
Nissan Group Total sales (units)     135,934     114,457     +18.8
Nissan Division May sales     125,558     106,558     +17.8
Infiniti May sales*     10,376     7,899     +31.4
           

Nissan highlights:

  • Nissan Division set a May record at 125,558 sales in the month, an increase of 17.8 percent. This marks a monthly record for Nissan division in 14 of the last 15 months.
  • May was the best-ever month for Nissan LEAF with 3,117 sales, an increase of 45.8 percent over the prior year. In May, LEAF passed 50,000 total U.S. sales since launch, further establishing it as the leader among electric vehicles.
  • Nissan Altima sales set a May record at 36,053, up 12.9 percent. Year-to-date, Altima has the largest sales increase of any car in the midsize category.
  • Nissan Sentra also set a May sales record at 21,932, breaking the previous mark set in 1984 when Sentra was Nissan’s top-selling model. Sentra sales were up 75.4 percent for the month.
  • Sales of the Nissan Rogue crossover set a May record with 18,722, an increase of 8 percent.
  • Nissan Versa sales increased 30.5 percent to 11,243 in May, also a record for the month.
  • Juke crossover sales also set a May record at 3,825, an increase of 33.4 percent over the prior year.

*Infiniti sales total included for reference. For more information on Infiniti’s May 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. May 2014 had 27 selling days, while May 2013 had 26 selling days.

                         

NISSAN DIVISION

  May   May   Monthly   CYTD   CYTD   CYTD
2014   2013   % chg   2014   2013   % chg
                     
Nissan Division Total   125,558   106,558   17.8   544,067   477,466   13.9
Versa   11,243   8,614   30.5   56,327   55,056   2.3
Sentra   21,932   12,504   75.4   76,801   56,240   36.6
Cube   354   459   -22.9   1,958   2,878   -32.0
Altima   36,053   31,940   12.9   150,342   140,883   6.7
Maxima   3,256   3,419   -4.8   19,923   20,104   -0.9
LEAF   3,117   2,138   45.8   10,389   7,614   36.4
Juke   3,825   2,867   33.4   23,202   14,418   60.9
370Z   927   681   36.1   3,452   2,627   31.4
GT-R   94   115   -18.3   481   486   -1.0
Total Car   80,801   62,737   28.8   342,875   300,306   14.2
Frontier   6,662   6,570   1.4   30,221   23,903   26.4
Titan   1,166   1,402   -16.8   5,440   7,552   -28.0
Xterra   1,724   1,861   -7.4   8,599   8,733   -1.5
Pathfinder   7,929   9,340   -15.1   33,603   38,179   -12.0
Armada   1,104   1,537   -28.2   5,461   6,244   -12.5
Rogue   18,722   17,333   8.0   84,236   63,533   32.6
Murano   3,610   3,152   14.5   17,367   17,409   -0.2
Quest   1,162   1,314   -11.6   5,470   5,871   -6.8
NV   1,475   971   51.9   6,231   5,148   21.0
NV200   1,203   341   252.8   4,564   588   676
Total Truck   44,757   43,821   2.1   201,192   177,160   13.6
North American produced   108,354   80,598   34.4   455,992   368,878   23.6
Car   75,598   58,576   29.1   313,767   278,531   12.7
Truck   32,756   22,022   48.7   142,225   90,347   57.4
Import   17,204   25,960   -33.7   88,075   108,588   -18.9
Car   5,203   4,161   25.0   29,108   21,775   33.7
Truck   12,001   21,799   -44.9   58,967   86,813   -32.1
                         

INFINITI DIVISION

May   May   Monthly   CYTD   CYTD   CYTD
2014   2013   % chg   2014   2013   % chg
                     
Infiniti Division Total   10,376   7,899   31.4   50,767   43,119   17.7
Q50   2,938   N/A   N/A   15,583   N/A   N/A
G37   1,694   1,927   -12.1   7,049   15,007   -53.0
Q60   1,004   1,034   -2.9   3,268   4,360   -25.0
Q70   398   471   -15.5   2,346   2,427   -3.3
QX50   265   119   122.7   1,207   674   79.1
QX60   2,736   2,952   -7.3   13,441   12,435   8.1
QX70   361   458   -21.2   2,576   3,161   -18.5
QX80   980   938   4.5   5,297   5,055   4.8
Total Car   6,034   3,432   75.8   28,246   21,794   29.6
Total Truck   4,342   4,467   -2.8   22,521   21,325   5.6
                         

NISSAN & INFINITI

May   May   Monthly   CYTD   CYTD   CYTD
2014   2013   % chg   2014   2013   % chg
                     
TOTAL VEHICLE   135,934   114,457   18.8   594,834   520,585   14.3
Total Car   86,835   66,169   31.2   371,121   322,100   15.2
Total Truck   49,099   48,288   1.7   223,713   198,485   12.7
Selling days   27   26       128   127    
* All numbers include Hawaii          
 

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