Nissan Sunny, the Caaar has done wonders for the sales chart of Nissan India. With class leading space and high value for money for the price segment of Nissan Sunny, it has been doing very well especially after the launch of Nissan Sunny Diesel in India in December 2011. Nissan Motor India Private Ltd (NMIPL) today reported its highest ever monthly sales in India with a record 5168 units sold in January. This performance is 1857 units up on January 2011, representing a significant increase of 178%. It also smashes Nissan’s previous record month of November 2011 when just over 3,000 units were sold.
image – Nissan Sunny India
The award-winning Nissan Sunny – launched in September and produced at Nissan’s plant in Chennai – was the highest contributor in January with 3218 unit sales, including the very popular Diesel variant. The Micra hatchback, also produced at the Oragadam facility, contributed 1855 units while the Teanna premium sedan, X-Trail SUV and 370Z sports car comprised the remaining sales.
Mr Kiminobu Tokuyama, Managing Director, Nissan Motor India Pvt. Ltd. said:
“Our sales performance in January shows that Nissan is a brand on the move in India. Breaking the 5,000 sales mark, after only 20 months of operation, is a milestone in our continuing development in what is one of Nissan’s most strategically important markets.I am especially pleased that the models driving this growth are those developed with our Indian customers in mind, and produced here in Chennai. The innovative Evalia urban-class vehicle, unveiled at the recent Delhi Auto Expo, will become the third model to be produced in Oragadam from autumn this year and will bring even more choice to our customers.”
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