Nissan production, sales and exports for March 2022 and April 2021

Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. today announced its production, sales and export figures for March 2022 and the April 2021 – March 2022 period.

1. Production

  Mar. 2022
(vehicles)
Year-on-year 
change (%)
April 2021-
Mar. 2022
(vehicles)
Year-on-year 
change (%) 
April 2020-
Mar. 2021
(vehicles)
Passenger vehicles 32,009 -47.4 382,867 -12.5 437,642
Commercial vehicles 6,639 -17.5 62,969 -20.7 79,402
Production in Japan 38,648 -43.9 445,836 -13.8 517,044
US 61,793 +7.0 455,871 +6.2 429,157
Mexico 26,366 -55.4 474,563 -9.5 524,273
UK 21,533 -19.0 181,618 -26.2 246,050
Spain 0 -100.0 18,673 +34.6 13,875
China 97,543 -18.3 1,317,995 -17.8 1,603,892
Others 44,677 -22.4 495,402 +7.0 462,896
Production outside Japan 251,912 -22.1 2,944,122 -10.2 3,280,143
Global production 290,560 -25.9 3,389,958 -10.7 3,797,187

Notes:

1) “Others” represents the combined total of production in markets including Argentina, Brazil, Egypt, France, 
India, the Philippines, Russia, South Africa, Taiwan and Thailand (excluding complete knock-down production).

2) China production includes Dongfeng-brand passenger vehicles and light commercial vehicles.

March 2022

Global production in March declined 25.9% from a year earlier.

  • Production in Japan declined 43.9% from a year earlier.
  • Production outside Japan declined 22.1% from a year earlier.

April 2021 - March 2022

Global production in the April 2021 - March 2022 period declined 10.7% from a year earlier.

  • Production in and outside Japan declined year-earlier results by 13.8% and 10.2%, respectively.

2. Sales

  Mar. 2022
(vehicles)
Year-on-year 
change (%)
April 2021-
Mar. 2022
(vehicles)
Year-on-year 
change (%)
April 2020-
Mar. 2021
(vehicles)
Passenger vehicles 32,777 -3.2 221,117 +3.6 213,346
Commercial vehicles 5,497 -30.3 45,547 -19.1 56,291
Japan (registration) 38,274 -8.3 266,664 -1.1 269,637
Japan (minivehicles)  26,067 -4.8 161,747 -22.3 208,175
Japan (incl. minivehicles) 64,341 -6.9 428,411 -10.3 477,812
US 80,547 -37.6 893,167 -3.7 927,164
Canada 10,008 -22.9 95,333 +1.6 93,869
Mexico 16,820 -20.1 193,795 +1.5 191,002
North America 107,419 -34.2 1,183,266  -2.4 1,212,862
Russia 2,809 -52.7 50,861 -20.1 63,644
Europe 32,011 -38.6 339,549 -13.3 391,497
China 87,902 -32.6 1,328,005 -17.1 1,602,539
Others 44,283 -26.6 541,312 +5.3 514,097
Sales outside Japan 271,615 -33.1 3,392,132 -8.8 3,720,995
Global sales 335,956 -29.3 3,820,543 -9.0  4,198,807

Notes:

1) Japan sales are categorized into passenger vehicles and commercial vehicles based on chassis.

2) Europe sales include Israel.

3) China sales figures (excluding commercial vehicles) have been retail since January 2015. Year-on-year percentage change excludes commercial vehicles.

4) China sales include Dongfeng-brand passenger vehicles and light commercial vehicles. 

March 2022

Global sales in March declined 29.3% from a year earlier.

  • Sales including minivehicles in Japan declined 6.9% from a year earlier.
    • Sales of registered vehicles in Japan declined 8.3% from a year earlier.
    • Minivehicle sales in Japan declined 4.8% from a year earlier.
  • Sales outside Japan declined 33.1% from a year earlier.

April 2021 – March 2022

Global sales in the April 2021 – March 2022 period surpassed year-earlier results by 9.0%.

  • Sales including minivehicles in Japan declined 10.3% from a year earlier.
    • Sales of registered vehicles in Japan declined 1.1% from a year earlier.
    • Minivehicle sales in Japan declined 22.3% from a year earlier.
  • Sales outside Japan declined 8.8% from a year earlier.

3. Exports from Japan

  Mar. 2022
(vehicles)
Year-on-year 
change (%)
April 2021-
Mar. 2022
(vehicles)
Year-on-year 
change (%)
April 2020-
Mar. 2021
(vehicles)
North America 9,318 -56.4 134,091 -28.1 186,554
Europe 33 -98.1  4,427 -67.0 13,416
Others 9,437 -31.0 91,161 -0.9 91,954
Total exports from Japan  18,788 -49.0 229,679 -21.3 291,924

Notes:

1) Exports are the total of complete build-up and complete knock-down vehicles (based on data from JAMA).

2) Export regions are based on JAMA geographic divisions. (Mexico is included in “Others.”) 

March 2022

Exports from Japan in March declined 49.0% from a year earlier.

April 2021 – March 2022

Exports from Japan in the April 2021 – March 2022 period declined 21.3% from a year earlier.