-- New June record and six back-to-back months of explosive growth
help Subaru achieve best year-to-date results ever.
-- Forester and XV Crosstrek enjoy record-breaking June with
results up 12.2 and 35.5 percent, respectively.
-- Across Canada, all regions mark best ever year-to-date sales.
MISSISSAUGA, ON, July 2, 2014 /CNW/ - Subaru Canada, Inc. (SCI) today
announced its sixth consecutive month of growth as year-to-date results soared
to an all-time high, up 17.8 percent. Subaru Canada reported a new record for
June with 3,536 units retailed, an increase of 8.0 percent over the same
period last year.
Subaru's Forester and XV Crosstrek led the sales charge in June with 1,187 and
657 units retailed, setting new records with increases of 12.2 and 35.5
percent, respectively. Year to date, the Forester, Legacy, Outback, WRX STI
and XV Crosstrek etched new milestones as well: Forester was up 31.4 percent;
Legacy and Outback increased by 27.0 and 12.3 percent, respectively; WRX STI
sales rose by 46.7 percent and XV Crosstrek results jumped up by 26.0 percent
Outstanding sales in all regions across Canada signify a new year-to-date
record for 2014. From sea to sea, sales increased year to date in the Atlantic
region by 19.5 percent, by 12.0 and 26.2 percent in Quebec and Ontario,
respectively, and 15.7 percent in the Western region.
"We have a very balanced product offering across our model lineup and it's
been exciting to watch the sales momentum continue to build over the course of
the year," said Shiro Ohta, president and CEO of Subaru Canada, Inc. "Recent
awards and accolades from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety,
Automotive Lease Guide and Canadian Black Book - in addition to a
long-standing reputation for safety, durability and value - have elevated the
Subaru brand in our customers' minds."
| 3,536|Month's actual |
| 3,274|Previous year (same month) |
| 262|Difference |
| 8.0%|MTD sales vs. STLY |
| | |
|20,334|2014 YTD |
|17,258|2013 YTD |
| 3,076|Difference |
| 17.8%|YTD sales vs. STLY |
| | |
|12,149|Q2 2014 |
|10,439|Q2 2013 |
| 1,710|Difference |
| 16.4%|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 or follow @Subaru_Canada on Twitter.
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