Nissan in the Philippines closed 2019 with 42,694 units sold by the end of December, showing a strong growth rate of 22.2% when compared to the previous year.
With this positive sales performance, Nissan maintains the rank within the top three automotive brands in the country, according to the Chamber of Automotive Manufacturers of the Philippines, Inc. (CAMPI). Within 2019, Nissan also broke two of its own sales records, selling 4,616 units in March and again in September, with 4,768.
The popular Nissan Navara pick up greatly contributed to the company’s success, with 19,034 sold for 2019 and accounting for 44.6% of total sales. The Nissan Terra midsize SUV and the Nissan Urvan light commercial van were also instrumental in the automaker’s achievement, each contributing 10,469 and 7,157 units sold, respectively. As Nissan’s first entry into the midsize SUV segment, the Nissan Terra is the third best-selling midsize SUV among CAMPI brands by the end of 2019.
The company’s national sales office, Nissan Philippines, Inc., also received the Nissan Global Award for Financial Year 2019 as a top sales performer for the brand worldwide.
“Nissan’s continued growth annually is the result of the company’s focus on the fundamentals. We aim to sustain our growth in the years to come with innovative products, reliable services, a strong dealer network, and a vibrant company culture of talented people. As always, our customers are our first priority and we’d like to thank our Filipino customers for their continued support,” said Atsushi Najima, President and Managing Director, Nissan in the Philippines.