October sales set new milestone in Subaru's 35-year history.
MISSISSAUGA, ON, Nov. 1, 2012 /CNW/ - Subaru Canada, Inc. (SCI) celebrated a
new milestone in company history today as it announced October results of
3,035 units, a new all-time monthly record. This 31.2 percent increase in
October sales also puts the brand in an excellent position to make year-end
history for 2012: With 25,462 units sold to date, year-to-date sales are up
13.3 percent over the same period last year. This sixth consecutive month of
record-breaking results also mean that Subaru Canada is on track to make 2012
its best year yet.
The Subaru Impreza led the sales charge, toppling October records as sales
rose by a whopping 591.4 percent versus the same month last year. Year to
date, sales of the fun-to-drive compact car are up 76.2 percent. Subaru's
Outback sales also rose by 18.2 percent over last October. The brand new 2013
Subaru XV Crosstrek also set a blistering sales pace in its third full month
of sales with 529 units sold this past October.
"I'm thrilled that we've exceeded the 3,000-unit mark and made history with
the highest sales month ever," said Shiro Ohta, president and CEO of Subaru
Canada, Inc. "Subaru's recent awards include being named Automotive Lease
Guide's Best Mainstream Brand for having the highest predicted resale value
overall. Subaru also has the unprecedented distinction of being the only
manufacturer to have 2012 TOP SAFETY PICKS for all models three years in a row
from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. These highly coveted
accolades assure our customers they've made a wise choice. Our recent sales
records indicate that more and more Canadians are recognizing Subaru as a
smart alternative to mainstream brands."
About Subaru Canada, Inc.
Subaru Canada, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Fuji Heavy Industries Ltd.
of Japan. Headquartered in Mississauga, Ontario, the company markets and
distributes Subaru vehicles, parts and accessories through a network of over
85 authorized dealers across Canada.
Joe Felstein or Julie Lychak (905) 568-4959
Amyot Bachand Media Relations, Quebec Region (514) 691-9276
SOURCE: Subaru Canada Inc.
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