All the while highlighting the Murano. Wayne Gerdes – CleanMPG – Mar. 1, 2015 2016 Nissan Murano - $30,770 incl. mats and $900 D&H while offering owners a 21/28 mpgUS city/highway rating. Despite the 3.5L, the wide ratio CVT makes highway travel at 35+ mpg as easy as driving. Driving Impressions… #TrueCar shows East coast buyers can pick up this same Murano for < $26k. Nissan February 2016 Sales Overview Nissan announced that it sold 130,911 vehicles in the U.S. during February, up 10.5 percent over the 118,436 sold during February of 2015. It was also a February sales record. Year to date, Nissan sold 236,645 vehicles, up 6.3 percent over the 222,543 sold through the same period of 2015. This result occurred with two fewer selling days indicating the daily selling rate is up 10.8 percent! In addition, Honda has been a solid 4th place seller in the U.S. for years, it appears that Nissan has the product to not only compete with the stalwart Honda but has a lineup capable of beating them. It should be an interesting year as these two Japanese manufacturers results are released over the coming months. All-in, Nissan continues its winning ways thanks to beautiful and excellent products that are value priced. Nissan February 2016 Sales Highlights Sales of the refreshed Sentra sedan set a new February record 20,599 vehicles, up a smart 34.2 percent over the 15,354 vehicles sold in February of 2015. Year to date sales of 36,743 vehicles is up 23.5 percent over the 29,749 vehicles sold through the same period of 2015. The beautiful Maxima sedan – the only 300 hp car I have ever driven to over 45 mpgUS – was picked up by 5,222 new owners in February, up 128 percent over the 2,290 sold in February of 2015. Year to date, this smoking hot sedan was picked up by 9,637 owners, up 117.3 percent over the 4,434 sold through the same period of 2015. Sales of Nissan crossovers, trucks and SUVs set a February record, up 14 percent. Another super driver was the gorgeous Murano CUV. In February there were 7,445 new owners, up 85.9 percent over the 4,005 sold in February of 2015. Year to date, Nissan has sold 12,961 Murano’s, up 66.6 percent over the 7,778 sold through the same period of 2015. Nissan's total car sales set a February record with 69,630 in sales, up 12 percent. In February GM and especially Chrysler picked up significant market share while Kia's rise is coming out of Hyundai's hide. U.S. February 2016 Sales vs. February 2015 Sales Ranks and Results for the top 14 Automobile Manufacturers GM February 2016 Sales Down 1.5% with 227,825 Vehicles Sold Ford February 2016 Sales Up 20.1% with 209,153 Vehicles Sold Toyota February 2016 Sales Up 4.1% with 187,954 Vehicles Sold FCA February 2016 Sales Up 11.8% with 182,879 Vehicles Sold Nissan February 20165 Sales Up 10.5% with 130,911 Vehicles Sold Honda February 2016 Sales Up 12.8% with 118,985 Vehicles Sold Hyundai February 2016 Sales Up 1.0% with 53,009 Vehicles Sold Kia February 2016 Sales Up 13.0% with 49,737 Vehicles Sold Subaru February 2016 Sales Up 1.6% with 42,011 Vehicles Sold Mercedes-Benz February 2016 Sales Down 0.5% with 25,632 Vehicles Sold BMW February 2016 Sales Down 12.4% with 25,337 Vehicles Sold VW February 2016 Sales Down 13.2% with 22,321 Vehicles Sold Mazda February 2016 Sales Down 16.0% with 21,544 Vehicles Sold Audi February 2016 Sales Up 2.3% with 11,718 Vehicles Sold In February, notice how Nissan is increasing the sales gap over Honda and Kia not only overtook Subaru but is quickly coming up on Hyundai’s heels. The seasonally adjusted annual selling rate (SAAR) for light vehicles in February was 17.7 million vehicles.