July is all-time record sales month for Subaru Canada

    Eighth consecutive month of growth is also best-ever for Impreza lineup

    MISSISSAUGA, ON, Aug. 1 /CNW/ - Subaru Canada, Inc. (SCI) is pleased to
announce that it set an all-time monthly sales record in July. Total sales of
2,002 units were up 62.2 percent over last July, and beat the previous record,
set in April of this year, by 32 units. It was the eighth consecutive month of
sales growth for SCI.
    It was also a best-ever month for the Impreza lineup, as Canadians bought
1,012 of these affordable performance vehicles, a 95.7 percent improvement
over the same month last year. Forester also made a significant contribution
to the company's success in July, with 659 units beating last July's sales by
145.0 percent.
    "My congratulations to everyone at SCI and our dealerships for making
sure car buyers know a Subaru is a great choice, especially when gas prices
are high and purchasing dollars must stretch as far as possible," said
Katsuhiro Yokoyama, president and CEO of SCI. "We've worked hard to ensure
that Subaru offers vehicles that are fuel-efficient, versatile and
safe-without giving up exhilarating performance. Now is the time when that
strategy will pay off for Subaru and consumers alike."

    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
89 authorized dealers across Canada.

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