Micra boosts Nissan's sales


Nissan Motor India Pvt  (NMIPL) today said it has registered total sales of 1,005 units in July 2010, with its newly-launched compact car Micra clocking 928 units.

The company had started nationwide sales of the Micra on July 15 and has sold 928 units, NMIPL said in a statement.


"Out of the remaining, Nissan Teana, the luxury sedan (CBU) clocked 27 units and SVU Nissan X-trail registered sales of 50 units," it said.

In the same month last year the company sold a total of 25 units only, with the Teana accounting 17 units and X-trail eight units.

The Micra, which was opened for bookings prior to its launch in July, has till date received more than 3000 bookings, the company said.

Commenting on the July sales, NMIPL managing Director and CEO Kiminobu Tokuyama said: "This is just the beginning. However, we are happy and delighted at the initial response the Nissan Micra has received from the Indian customers."