-- Highest sales ever for all-new 2014 Forester make this compact SUV Subaru's best-selling model in April. -- Subaru's BRZ achieves its best sales ever. -- Sales results in Atlantic, Central and Eastern regions reach never-before-seen heights. -- Overall increased sales boost April results, becoming a banner month in Subaru Canada's 37-year history. MISSISSAUGA, ON, May 1, 2013 /CNW/ - Subaru Canada, Inc. (SCI) today reported landmark April results with 3,562 units sold, an increase of 29.4 percent over the same month last year. These record-breaking results represent the company's highest sales ever in a single month, setting a blistering pace with month after month of growth as momentum increases towards another all-time annual sales record for 2013. The recent successful introduction of the next-generation 2014 Forester proved to satisfy customers in the compact SUV market as Subaru retailed 1,194 units, an unprecedented 67.5 percent increase over last April. The BRZ also made its mark as Subaru's most popular car for performance enthusiasts with April results soaring 33.3 percent above target. "April is our greatest achievement in terms of sales increases," said Shiro Ohta, president and CEO of Subaru Canada, Inc. "By far, this is our best month ever! This is exciting news because it arrives on the heels of last month's record results, making huge leaps toward Subaru's overall growth strategy. Continuing to set new records requires a winning combination of dealer dedication as well as the ability to satisfy customers and meet the needs of the market with enhanced product. Subaru continues to break new ground and capture more and more of a very competitive market." ______________________________________________ |April | | |______|_______________________________________| | 3,562|Month's actual | |______|_______________________________________| | 2,753|Previous year (same month) | |______|_______________________________________| | 809|Difference | |______|_______________________________________| | 29.4%|MTD sales vs. previous year same month | |______|_______________________________________| | | | |______|_______________________________________| |10,381|2013 YTD | |______|_______________________________________| | 9,322|2012 YTD | |______|_______________________________________| | 1,059|Difference | |______|_______________________________________| | 11.4%|YTD sales vs. previous year same period| |______|_______________________________________| | | | |______|_______________________________________| 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. For more information, please visit www.subaru.ca or www.pr.subaru.ca. CONTACT: Joe Felstein or Julie Lychak (905) 568-4959 Amyot Bachand Media Relations, Quebec Region (514) 691-9276 SOURCE: Subaru Canada Inc. To view this news release in HTML formatting, please use the following URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/May2013/01/c2525.html CO: Subaru Canada Inc. ST: Ontario NI: AUT ERN -0- May/01/2013 18:18 GMT
Subaru Canada celebrates monumental sales growth
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