Kochi: Nissan Motor India Private Ltd (NMIPL) is targeting to sell 30,000 Nissan Sunny cars nationally by March 2012, a top company official said on Friday.
Nissan Sunny manufactured on the consummate V-platform will be available in the domestic market from the beginning of this month, Raja Gulati, regional sales manager, Hover Automotive India (HAI) Nissan’s sales and marketing partner in India told reporters here. All India, the company was hoping to sell 30,000 Sunny cars by the end of this fiscal, he said.
Launching the new car in Kerala, he said Nissan was looking at sales of 80 cars a month in the state.
Nissan was also planning to have 100 operational dealers by March 2012. At present there are 80 dealers pan India of which only 45 are operational, he said.
The Sunny with a 16.95 kmpl of fuel economy will be available to customers across the country without any waiting period for delivery, he said.
Designed in Japan with significant inputs from Indian market where it will be sold, the Chennai built Sunny, aimed at India’s young professionals, is Nissan’s second made in India offering to the domestic market.
Launched at 2010 Guangzhou Motor Show in China, where it received the ‘Best World Premier’ award, Sunny will be sold in 170 countries around the world.
The new car is aggressively priced at Rs 5,78,642, Rs 6,88,764 and Rs 7,68,854 for XE, XL and XV grades respectively.