Nissan India sales increase by 25 percent in February 2017

The Japanese carmaker has witnessed a jump in sales by 25 percent and is planning to launch eight new models by 2021 in India

By:Published: March 5, 2017 6:08:13 PM
The Datsun redi-GO and Nissan Micra are the main contributors for good sales figuresr

Nissan India witnessed an increase in its sales for the month of February 2017 compared to February 2016. The manufacturer sold 4,907 units is last month as compared to 3,850 units over the same period last year. The company is the fastest growing manufacturer in the country considering sales figures of February 2016. The main jump in sales is attributed to the Nissan Micra and Datsun redi-GO.
Arun Malhotra, Managing Director, Nissan Motor India Pvt. Ltd., said, “Our strong sales performance in February maintains the Nissan Group’s position as the second-fastest growing car brand in India so far this fiscal year. Our growth story has been driven by the continued success of Datsun redi-GO.”
Recently, the Japanese car maker announced that they have exported seven lakh units of Nissan and Datsun cars in the last seven years. The cars were manufactured at the Chennai plant and were exported to 106 countries globally. In addition, the manufacturer has exported 2,500 manufactured parts to 25 Nissan and Renault facilities in 18 countries. The Nissan models exported from India are the Micra, Sunny and from the Datsun family are the GO, GO+ as well as the redi-GO.

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The Datsun redi-GO is powered by a 799 cc three-cylinder petrol engine that develops 53 hp of power and 72 Nm of torque mated to a five-speed manual gearbox. The tall boy design car has driver side airbags and the entry-level hatchback starts from Rs 2.42 lakh, ex-showroom Delhi.

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