The Nissan Note topped Japan’s car sales rankings in the first half of 2018, the company announced, as it rolled out upgraded versions of the popular model to give customers even more options.
Nissan sold 73,380 Note compact cars in the January-June period, making it Japan’s best-selling new car, excluding minivehicles.
The Note was the first car equipped with Nissan’s e-POWER electric powertrain, introduced in Japan in November 2016. The e-POWER system is a key part of Nissan’s electrification strategy, which includes a global target to sell 1 million electrified vehicles annually by fiscal year 2022. It’s also offered on the Nissan Serena, which was Japan’s best-selling minivan in the first six months of the year.
Giving customers even more new options, Nissan today announced several upgrades and a refreshed model lineup for the Note in Japan: