Jun 3, 2013

Worldwide News

[Canada] 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) - 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)
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