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Aug 5, 2015

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[Canada] Subaru Canada: Record-breaking July Marks Sales Growth 19 Months in a Row

- Best July ever with 4,043 vehicles retailed, an increase of 12.6 percent over last July.
- Incredible year-to-date increase of 15.0 percent as Subaru Canada enjoys 19 consecutive record-breaking months, one of the longest streaks in company history.

(MISSISSAUGA) - Subaru Canada, Inc. (SCI) today posted sales growth of 12.6 percent over July 2014, marking its best July ever. Year to date, sales are up 15.0 percent as the Japanese automaker surges on its way toward a new annual sales record. July results mark 19 consecutive months of growth.

July sales records were celebrated in Subaru Canada's Atlantic, Central and Western regions: the Atlantic region increased by 21.8 percent, Ontario grew by 18.6 percent and the Western region increased by 21.4 percent.

The Subaru Forester, XV Crosstrek, Outback and WRX STI line all experienced record growth in July: Subaru's volume leader, the Forester, sold 1,206 vehicles this July, an increase of 14.6 percent. Subaru's compact crossover, the XV Crosstrek, retailed 789 units this July, an increase of 26.8 percent. The Subaru Outback retailed 686 units this past month with growth of 5.4 percent, while the WRX STI line sold 309 units with an increase of 4.4 percent over last July.

"Subaru has achieved steady growth with 19 consecutive months of record-breaking results," said Shiro Ohta, chairman, president and CEO of Subaru Canada, Inc. "This momentum has continued through the first half of 2015 and SCI and its strong dealer network will work hard to ensure ongoing growth during the second half of this year."


July
4,043 Month's Actual
3,590 Previous year (same month)
453 Difference
12.6% MTD sales vs. STLY
   
27,515 2015 YTD
23,924 2014 YTD
3,591 Difference
15.0% YTD sales vs. STLY
   
4,043 Q3 2015
3,590 Q3 2014
453 Difference
12.6% Current quarter sales vs. STLY