Nissan Motor India Private Ltd (NMIPL) today announced sales of 2,990 units in October representing a 164 percent year-on-year increase.
Sales were driven by the recently launched all-new Nissan Sunny sedan which accounted for 1,340 of the October total. To date Nissan Sunny sedan which is manufactured in India at Nissan’s Oragadam plant, has already achieved more than 2,000 orders just six weeks after its Mumbai launch.
The Micra compact premium hatchback, also produced in Oragadam, continues to be Nissan’s top-selling model and accounted for 1,619 unit sales last month, a 52 percent increase compared to 2010.
The X-TRAIL lifestyle SUV, Teana premium sedan and iconic 370Z sports car comprised the remaining sales.
Mr Kiminobu Tokuyama, Managing Director of Nissan Motor India Pvt. Ltd commented: “October’s sales are very encouraging and demonstrate the sustained progress Nissan is making within the Indian market. This is being achieved by offering our customers a growing range of affordable, quality-driven and engaging products like Sunny and Micra which are manufactured locally.
Mr Dinesh Jain Chief Executive Officer, Hover Automotive India (HAI), Nissan’s sales and marketing partner in India, added: “Our customers’ exceptional reaction to SUNNY shows that it is the right car, at the right price. The sedan segment is becoming increasingly important in India, and in SUNNY we have a model that can compete at the highest level in terms of refinement, practicality and value.”
Nissan Sunny is available through Nissan’s 45 dealerships nationwide, priced at Rs 578,000 for its XE base variant, Rs 688,000 for its XL mid variant and Rs 768,000 for top XV variant (ex-showroom Delhi).
SUNNY also comes with a standard manufacturer’s warranty of 2 years/50,000kms (whichever is earlier), and an extended purchasable warranty of 2 years/30,000 kms.
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.