Sales of the Nissan Sunny in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) jumped a remarkable 50 per cent for the first three quarters of the 2012 financial year compared with the same period in 2011. In total, an impressive 18,000 were sold.
In arguably the most competitive of segments, in which there are 24 models from 15 manufacturers, Nissan Sunny now commands 22 per cent market share.
Commenting on the outstanding sales performance, Samir Cherfan, Director, Sales & Marketing Nissan Middle East, said: “Nissan has long been the market leader in the B/C segment, thanks in large part to the strong offering which Nissan Sunny represents. Its tremendous spaciousness, innovative features, and high value proposition have, for many years, found resonance with the people of the Middle East. Its selection as ‘Best small sedan’ by one of the region’s most respected automotive magazines is a valued accolade for this versatile and durable compact sedan. Sunny has reached a momentous milestone,” he concluded.
Combining the proven Nissan 1.5-liter HR15DE engine with dual injectors newly introduced in the Middle East, all-New Sunny delivers ease in handling for city driving where there’s frequent acceleration and deceleration, and superior environmental performance as a projected class leader in fuel economy.