Subaru Canada hits all-time sales record for three consecutive months

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."
    May     

3,603  Month's Actual

2,802  Previous year (same month)

801    Difference

28.6%  MTD sales vs. previous year same month
        

13,984 2013 YTD

12,123 2012 YTD

1861   Difference

15.4%  YTD sales vs. previous year same period
        
        

7,165  Q2 2013

5,554  Q2 2012

1611   Difference

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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