Best June Ever for Subaru Canada with 18 Consecutive Record Months of Growth

  • Subaru Canada's sales surge with record-breaking June results; 4,332 units sold with an increase of 22.5 percent over June 2014.
  • Year-to-date results up 15.4% as Japanese automaker celebrates 18 consecutive record-breaking months, one of the longest streaks in company history.
  • Best June ever for all regions.

MISSISSAUGA, ON, July 2, 2015 /CNW/ - Subaru Canada, Inc. (SCI) today announced record-breaking June results with sales up 4,332 units this month, representing an increase of 22.5 percent over last June. Year to date, sales are up 15.4 percent as the Japanese automaker celebrates its 18th consecutive months of growth.

Across Canada, every region celebrated milestone June sales: the Atlantic region increased by 38.9 percent, Quebec was up by 15.5 percent, Ontario grew by 34.7 percent and the Western region increased by 13.4 percent.

The Forester – Subaru's volume leader this June – sold 1,264 units this month, an increase of 6.5 percent. The Subaru Outback retailed 841 units this month with growth of 57.5 percent over last June. Subaru's fun-to-drive compact car, the Impreza, also experienced growth as sales rose by 24.8 percent with 805 units retailed.  

The Subaru Legacy – which was named Canadian Car of the Year by AJAC (Automobile Journalists Association of Canada) after claiming the segment award as Best New Family Car under $30K – sold 312 units in June, resulting in a skyrocketing sales increase of 108 percent. The Subaru XV Crosstrek also experienced sales growth in June with results up 14.5 percent and 752 units retailed.

"These results are changing the perception of Subaru in Canada," said Shiro Ohta, chairman, president and CEO of Subaru Canada, Inc. "Subaru has earned such a loyal following by building confidence in our values of safety, performance, adventure and active lifestyles, and longevity. Our strong dealer network continues to listen to the customer and these traits will help us as we work towards setting a new all-time annual sales record this year."




June



4,332


Month's actual

3,536


Previous year (same month)

796


Difference

22.5%


MTD sales vs. STLY




23,472


2015 YTD

20,334


2014 YTD

3138


Difference

15.4%


YTD sales vs. STLY




14,216


Q2 2015

12,149


Q2 2014

2067


Difference

17.0%


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 90 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; Daniel Ponzini, (905) 568-4959, dponzini@subaru.ca; Amyot Bachand, Media Relations, Quebec Region, (514) 691-9276, abachand@subaru.ca

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