Nissan India sees November 2011 sales growth of 149%
Auto sales which witnessed their sharpest fall in over a decade during October have been experiencing moderate recoveries in November. Companies like Tata Motors, Hyundai and Toyota saw an increase in demand during November. Nissan Motor India Private Limited recorded a maximum sales growth of 149% for the month of November in a YOY comparison.
Nissan launched the Sunny sedan in September 2011, and so far cumulative sales figures in te Indian auto market stand at 3130. In November, 1131 units in of the Sunny were sold. The Micra hatchback too has been boosting volumes, and November 2011 saw a sale of 1514 units. This is a 47% increase in a YOY comparison. X-TRAIL SUV, 370Z sports car and Teana sedan account for the balance sales for Nissan India.
With demand for Nissan Sunny and Micra growing by the day, the company is confident of customer support which will take then ahead in the coming months. While the Sunny is priced at Rs.5, 78,000 for the base model, the XL model which is a mid variant is priced at Rs. 6,88,000. The top end XV variant priced at Rs. 7, 68,000.
Managing Director of Nissan Motor India Pvt. Ltd, Mr Kiminobu Tokuyama had this to say. “Achieving this level of sales performance in the current difficult market conditions in India reflects Nissan’s growing popularity in the Indian market. The locally manufactured Sunny and Micra give a great impetus to our continued growth in India, and we are confident of accelerating this journey much faster in the coming months.”
Chief Executive Officer of Hover Automotive India (HAI), Nissan’s sales and marketing partner in India, Mr Dinesh Jain had this to say. “Acceptance of Nissan models by customers in the most turbulent of economic conditions shows that customers’ preference towards the Nissan brand is growing day by day.”