Japanese automaker Nissan have reported to have registered two-fold jump in sales at 2,913 units in the country for the month of July 2014. The company had clocked total sales of 1,226 vehicles in the corresponding period year ago. The positive sales chart translates to a 138 per cent increase in total sales.
The star performers for the Japanese company in the month of July 2014 were once again, the Micra hatchback and the Terrano SUV and also, the recently launched Nissan Sunny Facelift. Furthermore, on a year-on basis, the company has clocked sales of 17,597 units in the first-seven months of 2014 as compared to 7,494 units sold from January to July in 2013.
The 2014 Nissan Sunny Facelift was rolled out in the country in the first week of July at an introductory price of Rs 6.99 lakh (ex-showroom, New Delhi.) The updated Sunny sedan adopts several exterior and feature changes, while the technical specs remains unchanged. Powering the range of Sunny sedan in India is a 1.5-litre petrol unit that is offered with both manual and a CVT transmission, while the 1.5-litre diesel powerplant comes with a manual gearbox only. The ARAI claimed fuel efficiency figure stands at 22.7 kmpl.