Subaru Canada Roars Ahead with Best Ever March and Year-To-Date Results

  • With its best March sales ever of 4,213 units, Subaru Canada marks year-to-date sales of 9,443 units retailed in 2016, an increase of 2.0 percent over last year.
  • Crosstrek, Outback and WRX STI achieve record March sales, up 14.5, 11.6 and 38.8 percent respectively.

MISSISSAUGA, ON, April 1, 2016 /CNW/ - Subaru Canada, Inc. (SCI) is proud to announce that 4,213 units were sold throughout Canada in March, a 4.4 percent increase over March of last year, and a 2.0 percent increase year-over-year (YOY) from 2015. After a record four consecutive years of annual sales growth, 2016 is keeping up this sales momentum with impressive results.

Regional sales were excellent, with the Atlantic and Ontario regions reporting their best March ever. Ontario achieved a marked increase of 17.7 percent over March of last year, while the Atlantic region performed superbly as well, with a 9.6 percent increase.

The Subaru Crosstrek compact crossover continues its winning ways with its best March ever, retailing 788 units for a 14.5 increase YOY. The Subaru Outback accomplished a 11.6 percent increase YOY by retailing 1,056 units, while higher sales were also recorded by the iconic Subaru WRX and WRX STI, with 329 units sold for a monthly sales increase of 38.8 percent.

"With March continuing our record of strong sales, and the introduction of the all-new Impreza coming this fall, I am confident that 2016 will be another exciting year, on top of our amazing history of four consecutive years of annual sales growth," says Shiro Ohta, chairman, president and CEO of Subaru Canada, Inc. "Through the commitment of our incredibly strong dealer network, our Canadian customers are proving that they recognize the qualities that make Subaru such a valued brand, including outstanding safety, high resale value and sense of enjoyment behind the wheel."

March

4,213

4,036

177

4.4%


9,443

9,256

187

2.0%


9,443

9,256

187

2.0%

Month actual

Previous year (same month)

Difference

MTD sales vs. STLY

2016 YTD

2015 YTD

Difference

YTD sales vs. STLY


Q1 2016

Q1 2015

Difference

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 91 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; Sebastien Lajoie, Media Relations, Quebec Region, (514) 336-0600, slajoie@subaru.ca

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