Subaru Canada hits all-time sales record for three consecutive months
-- Year-to-date sales are up 15.4 percent as Subaru achieves its
highest sales ever for three months in a row.
-- Best May ever for all-new 2014 Forester makes this compact SUV
Subaru's best-selling model this month.
-- Subaru's Quebec and Ontario regions set a new record for
highest monthly sales, while Atlantic and Western regions
achieved their best May ever.
MISSISSAUGA, ON, June 3, 2013 /CNW/ - Subaru Canada, Inc. (SCI) is pleased to
announce its highest sales ever in a single month with 3,603 units sold, an
impressive increase of 28.6 percent over the same period last year. These
record-breaking results propel Subaru's sales pace towards another all-time
annual record for 2013 as the company celebrates a trifecta of successes, with
each month's results besting the previously set record.
Subaru's immensely successful 2014 Forester wowed consumers in the compact SUV
market as sales rose by 44.8 percent with 1,118 units retailed. Total Subaru
WRX and WRX STI sales also increased by 10.7 percent over last May, while
Subaru BRZ sales also climbed 14.5 percent above target.
"Subaru is one of the highest performing Japanese manufacturers in
year-over-year sales performance," said Shiro Ohta, president and CEO of
Subaru Canada, Inc. "As 2013 progresses, Subaru keeps making strides by
achieving its highest sales ever. These fantastic results can be attributed to
great product and an outstanding dealer network. Everyone is working together
to make 2013 Subaru's greatest year yet."
3,603 Month's Actual
2,802 Previous year (same month)
28.6% MTD sales vs. previous year same month
13,984 2013 YTD
12,123 2012 YTD
15.4% YTD sales vs. previous year same period
7,165 Q2 2013
5,554 Q2 2012
29.0% Current quarter sales vs. previous year
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.
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