Record-breaking September for Subaru Canada; All-time record for Subaru XV
-- Subaru Canada breaks the 3,000-unit sales mark with seven
consecutive months of sales increases.
-- September is the best month ever for Subaru's compact
crossover, the XV Crosstrek.
-- The Subaru Forester leads in volume with sales up 81.8 percent,
enjoying its best September ever.
-- Subaru is Canada's fastest growing Japanese automaker with YTD
results up 21.1 percent.
MISSISSAUGA, ON, Oct. 1, 2013 /CNW/ - Subaru Canada, Inc. (SCI) today
celebrates landmark sales results as the Subaru XV Crosstrek achieves its best
month ever, contributing to Subaru Canada's best September ever. Subaru
retailed 3,310 units this past month, up 23.2 percent over the same period
last year. Subaru is also up 21.1 percent year to date as it works towards
another historic all-time annual sales record, enjoying its tenure as Canada's
fastest growing Japanese automaker.
In the compact SUV segment, the Subaru Forester puts the "Sport" back in SUV
with results up 81.8 percent this September. Subaru's rear-wheel-drive sports
coupe, the BRZ, also blazed a hot trail with a scorching sales increase of
66.7 percent. Canada's most fuel-efficient All-Wheel Drive compact crossover,
the Subaru XV Crosstrek, achieved its biggest milestone to date, accomplishing
its highest sales on record with results up 36.8 percent over last September.
"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," said Shiro Ohta, president and CEO of
Subaru Canada, Inc. "Subaru continues to win awards - most recently, our
Outback was named the Car Guide's Best Buys top crossover under $50,000 - and
we're the only manufacturer to have an Insurance Institute for Highway Safety
TOP SAFETY PICK rating for all models. This is proof positive that consumers
and the industry are responding: In less than four decades, we've gone from
being a little-known secret to an established brand with a reputation for
safety, performance and reliability."
|3,310 |Month's Actual |
|2,686 |Previous year (same mth) |
| 624|difference |
|23.2% |MTD sales vs. STLY |
| | |
|27,157|2013 YTD |
|22,427|2012 YTD |
| 4730|difference |
|21.1% |YTD sales vs. STLY |
| | |
|9,899 |Q3 2013 |
|7,728 |Q3 2012 |
|2171 |difference |
|28.1% |Current quarter sales vs. STLY|
| | |
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.
SOURCE Subaru Canada Inc.
Joe Felstein or Julie Lychak (905) 568-4959
Amyot Bachand Media Relations, Quebec Region (514) 691-9276
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