Nissan continues to rev up its presence in the market as it has recorded a significant global sales increase of 12%, accounting to 2 million vehicles sold last 2017. These notable figures were driven by the Japanese brand’s crossover and SUV models.
Nissan’s global crossover and SUV models rose to 13%, while the crossovers and SUVs of its luxury division INFINITI gained 9%, resulting to a combined volume of 230,000 vehicles sold last year.
Specifically, the Rogue, X-trail, and Qashqai platform surpassed the1.38 million mark worldwide, which rocketed to 10% growth. The all-new Kicks small crossover, on the other hand, gathered an impressive 109,000 sales all throughout the globe.
Meanwhile, the refreshed Nissan Armada in the US and the Nissan Patrol in the Middle East proved their high demand with 79% sales increase, which amassed to 80,000 units sold.
When it comes to Nissan’s luxury models, the QX30 compact crossover made a huge contribution on its first full year on sale with 97% to almost 32,000 vehicles sold worldwide. The QX80 full-size SUV sales also accumulated more than 21,000 sales.
These sales improvements were gathered mostly from Latin America with 94% upsurge and 16% growth in North America and China.
Obviously, the Japanese carmaker has no plan to break this momentum, that’s why the INFINITI will launch the all-new QX50 midsize crossover, while the all-new Kicks is set to grace the roads of US and Canada this year. Both vehicles are expected to further strengthen Nissan’s status in the automotive industry.