Sales Of Nissan’s Leaf EV Up 310 Percent In Canada

Nissan Canada released sales numbers for March 2013 and it shows the company’s EV, the Leaf, is gaining traction.

Canadian Nissan Leaf sales totaled 82 deliveries, up 310 percent and the nameplate’s best month since launch. This brings the year-to-date total to 156 units sold, up 129.4 percent over the same period last year.

The Leaf had sold 20 units in March last year and totaled 68 units by the end of March 2012.

Meanwhile, the all-new 2013 Sentra sedan recorded a year-over-year increase of 48.9 percent, for 1485 units sold. The small Rogue CUV is the most popular vehicle in the Nissan line-up in March with sales of 1,584 units.

Nissan’s Leaf also did well in the U.S. with 2,236 units sold, its best month since launching in December 2010.