Sizzling Summer Sales for Subaru Canada: Results Up 6.1%

  • Best June sales ever at 5,088 units, leading to 26,433 units sold so far in 2017

  • Record June results for Forester, Impreza and WRX/STI, with increases of 17.6, 31.8 and 12.0 percent respectively.

MISSISSAUGA, ON, July 4, 2017 /CNW/ - Subaru Canada, Inc. (SCI) is pleased to announce its best ever June sales with results up 6.1 percent and 5,088 units retailed. With sales of 26,433 at the six-month mark, Subaru looks to surpass 2016's annual sales record of 50,190 units.

The Western region increased sales by 11.0 percent over the same month last year. Ontario increased sales by 10.6 percent and Quebec set a record with an 8.0 percent uptick in June.

The capable Forester, Subaru's volume leader and AJAC's (Automobile Journalists Association of Canada) Canadian Utility Vehicle of the Year, achieved sales of 1,491 units for a 17.6 percent increase over last year, setting a record for June. Impreza achieved a new record with 1,011 units sold for a 31.8 percent increase over last June, and the sporty WRX/STI notched a 12.0 percent increase, with 410 units retailed.

"With warm days, upcoming holidays and road trips on peoples' minds, we are proud to enable Canadian summer adventures with a strong product offering that becomes an extension of our customers' lives," said Yasushi Enami, chairman, president and CEO of Subaru Canada, Inc.  "We look forward to 2017 being another historic year for Subaru Canada, Inc."



June


5,088

Month's Actual

4,795

Previous Year (same month)

293

Difference

6.1%

MTD sales vs. STLY



26,433

2017 YTD

23,915

2016 YTD

2,518

Difference

10.5%

YTD sales vs. STLY





16,011

Q2 2017

14,472

Q2 2016

1,539

Difference

10.6%

Current quarter sales vs. STLY

About Subaru Canada, Inc.
Subaru Canada, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Subaru Corporation 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 @SubaruCanada 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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