Nissan Motor India Private Ltd (NMIPL) today reported sales of 3,467 units for the month of April 2012, representing a 187% year-on-year increase.
This growth in sales was driven by the sales of the recently launched Sunny sedan, which accounted for 2,012 of the April total. The company has sold 16,173 units of the Sunny since its launch in September last year. The Micra hatchback accounted for 1,435 unit sales last month – a 19% increase compared to the same period in 2011. The X-Trail SUV, Teana premium sedan and the tasty 370Z sports car comprised the remaining sales.
Mr Ishida Takayuki, Managing Director of Nissan Motor India Pvt. Ltd said: “Our sales in April have been very impressive and reflect customer trust and confidence in our products. The Nissan Sunny has received an overwhelming response from the market and we are confident that we will continue to excel this year and propel growth for all our products.”
Mr Dinesh Jain Chief Executive Officer, Hover Automotive India (HAI), Nissan’s sales and marketing partner in India, said: “Our aggressive initiatives have enabled us to acquire the market acceptance and this coupled with our aggressive dealer ramp up on a National level have been contributing factors towards the success of the brand Nissan today.”