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Infiniti U.S. Sales Up 66% in June- Luxury automaker reports best June sales since 2007 -


FRANKIN, Tenn. - Infiniti today reported U.S. sales of 10,436 units for the month of June, an increase of 66.1 percent versus 6,282 units a year earlier. Calendar year-to-date Infiniti sales of 54,377 vehicles are up 15 percent compared to the 47,268 units sold during the same period last year.
Highlights of Infiniti's sales performance for June include:

  • Sales of the Infiniti G Sedan for the month were up 48.5 percent to 3,923 units, which was the model's best June since 2007.
  • Infiniti M Line sales of 815 units represented a 24.8 percent increase, while the Infiniti QX full-size luxury SUV was up 24.4 percent to 1,044 units, its best performance in five years.
  • The all-new Infiniti JX 7-passenger luxury crossover, introduced this March, continued its strong launch with 2,428 units sold in June.
  • Overall, this was Infiniti's best June sales performance since 2007.

"June was a great month for Infiniti, with increased sales of practically every one of our lines and the Infiniti JX 7-passenger luxury crossover adding incremental volume," said Ben Poore, vice president of Infiniti Americas. "We expect our sales growth to continue in July, as retailers continue to build inventory of the Infiniti JX, and we begin our Limited Engagement Summer Event."

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INFINITI DIVISION
June June Monthly CYTD CYTD CYTD
2012 2011 % chg 2012 2011 % chg
Infiniti Division Total 10436 6281 66.2 54377 47268 15
G Sedan 3923 2641 48.5 21758 20324 7.1
G Coupe 1353 1144 18.3 6991 7992 -12.5
M 815 653 24.8 4941 5475 -9.8
QX 1044 838 24.6 6469 5633 14.8
JX 2428 n/a n/a 7725 n/a n/a
EX 262 432 -39.4 1796 2904 -38.2
FX 611 573 6.6 4697 4940 -4.9
Total Car 6091 4438 37.2 33690 33791 -0.3
Total Truck 4345 1843 135.8 20687 13477 53.5

 

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It is interesting and sad that the Infiniti M which is a pretty good car, gets outsold 3-1 by the JX, which to me isn't much more than a Nissan Minivan with fancy trim. I guess buyers would rather have a 3 row SUV with 265 hp than a RWD V8 sedan.

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It is interesting and sad that the Infiniti M which is a pretty good car, gets outsold 3-1 by the JX, which to me isn't much more than a Nissan Minivan with fancy trim. I guess buyers would rather have a 3 row SUV with 265 hp than a RWD V8 sedan.

And for once I agree with you sir. This is indeed sad...

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