Infiniti ended the first quarter of 2016 with exceptionally strong sales numbers. In March the brand achieved an all-time high record by selling more than 24,900 vehicles globally, an increase of 22% over March 2015. This marks the 19th consecutive month with global year-on-year growth. In the first quarter, Infiniti sold more than 57,200 vehicles, which surpasses the first quarter of 2015 by 9%. It is the best ever first quarter in Infiniti's history.
Infiniti today reported sales of 13,775 vehicles in the U.S. during March, an increase of 10.0 percent versus prior year. The new QX50 luxury crossover had its best March ever with an increase of 596.8 percent to 1,512 units. The QX60 7-passenger luxury crossover also saw its most successful March ever with sales of 3,905, an increase of 20.4 percent. In all, Infiniti crossovers and sport utility vehicles were up 37.2 percent over prior year.
Following a record year in 2015, Infiniti carried its momentum into 2016 setting a new sales record for January. The company sold more than 15,600 vehicles around the world, a slight increase of 1 percent over January 2015. This marks the best January result ever for Infiniti globally as well as the 17th consecutive month with year-on-year growth on record.
Infiniti had a record-breaking year in 2015 with global sales of 215,250 vehicles, up 16 percent from the previous year. Overall, Infiniti achieved all-time high results in all of its four global regions - the Americas (U.S., Canada, Mexico, Latin America), EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa), China, and A&O (Asia and Oceania) – and in many individual markets.
Infiniti recorded another exceptional sales performance in November when the company sold more than 19,100 vehicles globally, an increase of more than 1,300 vehicles, or 8 percent, over November 2014. This marks the 15th consecutive month of best individual months on record.