Sales of Nissan cars in Russia in October 2011 were up 50% year on year to 13,671 units.

Infiniti volume rose 45% to 781 cars.

Year to date, Nissan was up 79% to 107,723 cars while Infiniti rose 51% to 5,296.

With 3,795 units sold, the Qashwai was the top selling Nissan (28%) followed by the Juke with 2,638 units.

Nissan’s local plant in St Petersburg produced 28% of the cars sold in October.