Best June Ever for Subaru Canada

  • Year-to-date sales of 23,915 units on track for fifth consecutive annual sales record in 2016.
  • Highest June on record for Subaru WRX STI, Outback, Crosstrek and Forester.

MISSISSAUGA, ON, July 4, 2016 /CNW/ - Subaru Canada, Inc. (SCI) is pleased to announce record-breaking June results with 4,795 units retailed, representing an increase of 10.7 percent. Year to date, the Japanese automaker is up 1.9% with 23,915 units sold as the first half of the year comes to a close. With its highest first and second quarter ever, Subaru Canada is enjoying steady growth and on pace to set a new annual sales record for 2016, which would be the fifth consecutive milestone for the brand.

Subaru's performance sedan, the WRX STI, celebrated its best June ever with a skyrocketing 54.4 percent increase as 366 units were sold this past month. The Outback, Subaru's SUV alternative, experienced 37.0 percent growth in June with 1,152 units retailed. The Subaru Crosstrek also proved it's up for it with an increase of 17.8 percent, moving 886 units in June. Subaru's volume model, the Forester, also steadily increased sales with growth of 0.3 percent and 1,268 units sold.  

"Subaru Canada is focused on keeping its momentum strong," says Shiro Ohta, chairman, president and CEO of Subaru Canada, Inc. "Updated and refreshed product is rolling into our Subaru dealerships nationwide and we will see exciting new product well into the fall, which will result in a continued upswing in Subaru's sales during the second half of the year."



June


4,795

Month's actual

4,332

Previous year (same month)

463

difference

10.7%

MTD sales vs. STLY



23,915

2016 YTD

23,472

2015 YTD

443

Difference

1.9%

YTD sales vs. STLY



14,472

Q2 2016

14,216

Q2 2015

256

Difference

1.8%

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 92 authorized dealers across Canada. For more information, please visit www.subaru.ca or www.pr.subaru.ca or follow @Subaru Canada on Twitter.

SOURCE Subaru Canada Inc.

For further information: Julie Lychak, (905) 568-4959, jlychak@subaru.ca; Naomi Kislanski, (905) 568-4959, nkislanski@subaru.ca; Sebastien Lajoie, Media Relations, Quebec Region, (514) 336-0600, slajoie@subaru.ca

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