Nissan announced that it registered a year-to-date sales growth of 88% with a cumulative number of 23642 units from April to October this year compared with the 12570 units it sold in the same period in 2011. The domestic sales for the month of October are 1862 units.
The locally produced hatchback Micra and spacious Sunny sedan contributed largely to the sales, while the X-TRAIL lifestyle SUV, Teana premium sedan and iconic 370Z sports car comprised the remaining sales. Orders are also underway for Nissan’s third home-grown model, the all-new urban-class utility vehicle Evalia.
Mr. Nitish Tipnis, Director-Marketing & Sales, Hover Automotive India (HAI), Nissan’s sole and exclusive distributor in India, said, “Our overall sales volume trend is extremely encouraging and we anticipate increased demand following our recently launched festive offers where in customer has a weekly opportunity to get refund on the purchase and winning 500 gms of gold.”
Commenting on the performance, Takayuki Ishida, Nissan Motor India Pvt. Ltd said, “Nissan remains very well-placed for another successful year in India based on the strength of our products and continuing expansion of the business.”
Last month, Nissan announced the launch of the special edition Micra ‘PRIMO’. The limited edition Micra PRIMO marks two years of successful association with the celebrity brand ambassador Ranbir Kapoor by offering a range of stylish features, including:-
Aesthetic LED lights with ORVM mirrors
Remote controlled outside rear view mirrors
Elegant ‘PRIMO’ body decals on a pearl white body color
Rear parking sensors with indicators
Double-DIN premium audio system with USB port
The Primo is priced at around Rs 22,000 higher than the standard Micra and is available across four model variants XL, XV petrol and XV, XV premium diesel variants.
As part of its commitment to offer top level after-sales support, Nissan also provides customers with round-the-clock assistance and a portfolio of customer care and service schemes including Extended Warranty and Roadside Assistance for all its products.
India Infoline News Service / 09:04, Jan 22, 2015
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