March is the all-time best month ever for Subaru Canada
MISSISSAUGA, ON, April 1 /CNW/ - Subaru Canada, Inc. (SCI) is setting a phenomenal pace for sales growth
in 2011, today announcing not only its highest results for the month
for March but also a new all-time monthly record and milestone in
company history. Vigorous sales across its lineup of Subaru symmetrical
full-time All-Wheel Drive vehicles rocketed to 2,700 units in March, up
7.9 percent over the same month last year and eclipsing the previous
monthly record, set last April, by 2.3 percent. This record-setting
pace also solidifies Subaru Canada's position as the fastest growing
Japanese manufacturer this month.
Sales soared across the lineup with Subaru's Forester, WRX/STI and
Outback models setting new records for March sales. Forester led the
way with results up 21.7 percent for the month, besting the previous
record - set in 2009 - by 6.9 percent, and was closely followed by a
20.8 percent increase in WRX/STI sales over last March. It was also the
best March ever for Outback with a 1.4 percent increase over the same
month last year.
"These outstanding results are a testament to a number of factors
working in our favour," said Shiro Ohta, president and CEO of SCI. "The
quality and reliability of our exclusive engineering, exciting
performance aided by superb core technology, and our award-winning
safety standards are all working cohesively to deliver true driving
confidence. These characteristics, in combination with the strength of
our dealer network, are resulting in a very positive consumer
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.
SOURCE Subaru Canada Inc.
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