Nissan North America reported record November U.S. sales of 96,197 units versus 85,182 units a year earlier, accounting for an increase of 12.9 percent.
The Nissan Division set a November record, with sales up 9.8 percent for November at 84,300 units. Sales at Nissan’s luxury division Infiniti were 11,897, up 41.2 percent over the prior year and also a November record.
Nissan Pathfinder SUV sales rose 249.5 percent to 8,097 units, thanks to the all-new 2013 Pathfinder that went on sale in November. Sales of Nissan Rogue crossover hit a new November record at 12,662 units, an increase of 16.8 percent versus year-ago sales of 10,845. Altima sales remained strong in November at 20,305 units, with year-to-date deliveries up 14.8 percent over its 2011 total.
The all-electric Nissan LEAF recorded strong sales of 1,539 units in November, up 129 percent from the prior year at 672 units. Infiniti QX sales reached 2,121 units, an increase of 46.7 percent in November, the best month in the SUV’s history. The all-new Infiniti JX 7-passenger luxury crossover had sales of 2,529 units in November, and 18,966 have been delivered since it went on sale in March.
Overall, total sales of 6,275 for all Infiniti crossovers and sport utility vehicles in November more than doubled versus prior year.