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Market Insight: Nissan not worried about SUV sales proliferation

No Pulse: Nissan has sold through most of its leftover stock of Micra and Pulsar hatchbacks since its announcement in April last year that both models will be discontinued.

SUV sales steam ahead as Nissan’s passenger car offerings still years away

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- NISSAN Australia sold just under five times the number of SUVs than passenger cars last year, with high riding wagons making up 41,119 units compared with 8682 sedans, hatches and sportscars, but despite the lopsided result, the Japanese car-maker says the numbers are not a concern.

- Speaking to GoAuto at the local launch of the Nismo brand and the tuned GT-R, Nissan Australia managing director and CEO Richard Emery said the result was due to a weaker passenger car range compared with its SUV portfolio.

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