Subaru Carries Strong Sales Momentum into 2017

  • Strong sales carry over to 2017 with best January sales on record
  • Newly released and redesigned Impreza posts 33.1 percent increase over last year

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Feb. 1, 2017 /CNW/ - Subaru Canada, Inc. (SCI) is pleased to announce best ever January sales with 2,805 units retailed. After closing 2016 with a new annual sales record, topping 50,000 units for the first time, Subaru carried the strong sales momentum into the first month of 2017, thanks in part to the new 2017 Impreza.  The completely redesigned Impreza, which just hit dealerships in December, helped vault Subaru's compact car to its best ever January results, with 599 units retailed for a 33.1 percent increase over January 2016.

Several other models also posted strong numbers, including the AJAC award-winning Forester.  It saw an increase of 6.4 percent over last year, with 849 units retailed.  The BRZ saw an increase of 15 percent over last year with 23 units retailed and the Outback topped last year's sales by 27.3 percent with 611 units retailed.

"We look forward to continuing this strong sales momentum throughout 2017," says Shiro Ohta, chairman, president and CEO of Subaru Canada, Inc.  "With our strong product offering and continued commitment to serving our customers we are confident that 2017 will be another historic year for Subaru Canada, Inc. "

January


2,805

Month's Actual

2,687

Previous year (same mth)

118

difference

4.4%

MTD sales vs. STLY



2,805

2017 YTD

2,687

2016 YTD

118

difference

4.4%

YTD sales vs. STLY





2,805

Q1 2017

2,687

Q1 2016

118

difference

4.4%

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.

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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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