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Thread: Nissan Micra Canadian sales figures, 2014-2018 (vs. Spark & Mirage)

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    September sales

    ^ Based on the trend of car sales vs. crossovers/CUV/SUV's, I think our chance of seeing the new Micra in Canada is dwindling fast.

    368 Micras found homes last month, down -60% vs. last Sept. That means 3 of the 4 slowest months for Micra sales have happened this year.

    Overall Nissan sales were down -2.3%

    http://nissannews.com/en-CA/nissan/c...canadian-sales

    Once again, the LEAF outsold the Micra/Versa Note. (Probably due to people rushing to get one before Ontario's rebate was cancelled.)



    Shockingly, sales of the Chevy Spark have increased each year since it was redesigned for 2016, and GM priced it to compete directly against the Micra with a $10k base trim. It may overtake the Micra as the best-selling "city car" if the trend holds for the rest of this year. It's going to be very close.


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    I would agree with you MetroMPG. Unless we have a major spike in fuel cost or a recession - that may boost sales. I have been in a dealer when looking for an automatic and all the dealers had were the $9,999.00 stripper version. No wonder no sales. No SV's at all.
    Reminds me of Yamaha and the Road Star 1700. Oh yeah they were selling them but nothing at any dealership. The bike was discontinued...no kidding.

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    That's funny - there are never any base models at my local Nissan. Just SV's.

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    Quote Originally Posted by GreatWhite View Post
    Unless we have a major spike in fuel cost...
    Funny thing is, Canadian gas prices were close to all time highs this spring (and they're not much below that point now). Didn't seem to help sales. Although pickup & SUV sales are still hitting records.

    Maybe because it wasn't a "spike". The frog in the pot of water gets used to the temperature being turned up gradually!


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