Nissan posts 1.6% sales growth compared to June 2014
Nissan Motors Co. Ltd. raked in a decent increase in sales for the month of June this year in Asia and Oceania. With 23,396 units sold, Nissan was able to sell 370 vehicles more than June 2014. The slight increase yielded a 1.6% gain for the company.
In detail, Indonesia and Malaysia were the the top two markets for Nissan in June. The former sold a total of 5,116 units (4,299 last year) while the latter was able to sell 4,369 vehicles (3,504 last year). The surge in sales in the two countries amounted to a 19% growth for Indonesia and a 24.7% increase for Malaysia.
Among the top selling nameplates in Indonesia include the Grand Livina MPV and the budget city car Datsun Go+. Over in Malaysia however, the top performers in the country are the subcompact Almera and the new X-Trail.
Over at Thailand, the main sellers are the NP300 Navara, Almera and the X-Trail which is also the country's no.1 midsize SUV. Data-wise however, Nissan only managed to sell 3,108 units for June 2015, resulting in a 26.5% decrease in overall sales compared to last year's 4,228 units sold.
Australia also landed a slight decrease in sales for June 2015 as Nissan only sold 6,695 units, yielding a 16.9% reduction compared to last year's 8,060 sales figure.
Other markets however such as Korea, the Philippines, Singapore and Vietnam helped the Japanese automaker surged its sales performance. With a combined sales figure of 4,108 vehicles sold for 2015, Nissan was able to sell 1,173 units more than 2014, ensuing a 40% increase.
The Qashqai crossover and midsize Altima are Korea's top selling models while the new NP300 Navara and Urvan are the Philippines' top performers.