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Infiniti Reports Best-Ever September Sales


/EINPresswire.com/ -- NASHVILLE, TN--(Marketwired - October 03, 2016) - INFINITI today reported sales of 11,413 vehicles in the U.S. during September, an increase of 11.7 percent versus prior year for its best September ever.

                                                                            
                                         2016           2015       % Change 
September Sales                         11,413         10,220           11.7
Total Sales                             99,775         95,568            1.3
                                                                            
                                                                            

With 4,359 vehicles sold, the Q50 Sports Sedan had an increase of 22.5 percent for its all-time best September. September marked the first sales of the all-new Q60 sports coupe with an increase of 92.6 percent to 497 vehicles. Overall, INFINITI coupes and sedans are were up 14.5 percent for the month.

Sales of the updated QX50 luxury crossover increased 362 percent with 1,215 vehicles sold. Sales of the QX80 full-size luxury sport utility vehicle had an increase of 15.1 percent to 1,044 vehicles. In all, sales of INFINITI crossovers and sport utility vehicles were up 9.4 percent for the month, and 29.7 percent for the year.

"With the continued strength of our current product line, and the first deliveries of the all-new Q60 sports coupe and QX30 premium active crossover, INFINITI retailers had their best September ever in the U.S.," said Randy Parker, vice president, INFINITI Americas. "We expect another strong month in October, as the updated 2017 QX60 7-passenger luxury crossover and its all-new 3.5-liter engine, as well as the 400-horsepower Q60 Red Sport 400 become available in INFINITI showrooms."

At the Paris Motor show this week, INFINITI debuted its ground-breaking VC-Turbo engine, the world's first production-ready variable compression ratio engine as well as the design evolution of the QX Sport Inspiration. It also showed for the first time the 2017 Q50 sports sedan, which will be arriving at INFINITI retailers soon.

                                                                            
                       Sep       Sep   Monthly      CYTD      CYTD      CYTD
                      2016      2015     % chg      2016      2015     % chg
                                                                            
INFINITI Total      11,413    10,220      11.7    96,775    95,568       1.3
Q40                      0       155       ---        59     8,503     -99.3
Q50                  4,359     3,557      22.5    31,163    31,180     -55.6
Q60                    497       258      92.6     1,413     3,922     -68.7
Q70                    402       622     -35.4     4,495     6,304     -28.7
QX30                   249         0       ---       323         0       ---
QX50                 1,215       263     362.0    12,399     2,118     485.4
QX60                 3,126     3,845     -18.7    31,067    29,378       5.7
QX70                   363       476     -23.7     4,062     3,950       2.8
QX80                 1,202     1,044      15.1    11,794    10,532      12.0
Car                  5,258     4,592      14.5    31,130    49,590     -25.1
CUV/SUV              6,155     5,628       9.4    59,645    45,978      29.7
                                                                            

About INFINITI

INFINITI Motor Company Ltd. is headquartered in Hong Kong with sales operations in over 50 countries. The INFINITI brand was launched in 1989. Its range of premium automobiles is currently built in manufacturing facilities in Japan, the United States, United Kingdom and China. INFINITI plans to also expand manufacturing into Mexico by 2017. INFINITI design studios are located in Atsugi-Shi near Yokohama, London, San Diego and Beijing.

INFINITI is in the middle of a major product offensive. The brand has been widely acclaimed for its daring design and innovative driver-assistance technologies. From the 2016 season, INFINITI is a technical partner of the Renault Sport Formula 1® team, contributing its expertise in hybrid performance.

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2016 Infiniti Q50 3.0t


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