Nissan Qashqai

Nissan’s Europe sales up 1.2% with first growth in 7 months in September

On October 11, Nissan Europe published its European new car sales for September. Total sales were 78,192 units, which is up 1.2% from the previous year’s September and marks the first year-on-year growth in 7 months.

In September, the UK knocked Germany out of 1st place for the first time in 2 months with 29,229 units sold. Germany, at 2nd place, saw 7,491 units sold. Next was France with 7,108, Russia with 6,682, and Italy with 4,912.

SUV sales were strong in September. The Qashqai was still the biggest seller with sold 27,210 units. Juke sales were strong at 11,183 units. Next was the X-Trail with 9,570, the Micra (March in Japan) at 7,793 units, and the Note with 5,447 units.

Nissan’s 2015 Europe new car sales set a new record at 748,171 units. This is up 3.3% from the previous year and marks the 2nd month of year-on-year growth.

Nissan’s sales for January to September 2016 in Europe were 559,155 units.

(Translated by Greg Scott)