- New August record and eight consecutive months of skyrocketing sales for Subaru Canada.
- Subaru's 2015 Outback enjoys unprecedented success with its highest month of sales in company history.
- Across Canada, best August ever for all regions.
MISSISSAUGA, ON, Sept. 3, 2014 /CNW/ - Subaru Canada, Inc. (SCI) is thrilled to announce its eighth back-to-back month of explosive growth with sales of 3,691 units, an increase of 10.5 percent over last August. Year-to-date sales also rose by 15.8 percent over the same period last year.
This month, an unprecedented number of Canadians discovered the all-new 2015 Subaru Outback as sales soared with 883 units retailed, up an incredible 74.9 percent - making August the best month on record for the midsize SUV alternative. It was also a record August for Subaru's WRX STI line and XV Crosstrek. Sales of the pure performance sedan blistered, jumping up 35.1 percent with 254 units retailed in August. Sales of the XV Crosstrek, Subaru's compact crossover, also rose by 12.5 percent with 586 units retailed.
All regions across Canada celebrated outstanding results as sales in August rose by 12.7 percent in the Atlantic region, 4.8 percent in Quebec, 17.4 percent in Ontario and 9.5 percent in the Western region, respectively.
"Our drive to create exceptional vehicles helps us deliver an unparalleled driver and owner experience," said Shiro Ohta, chairman, president and CEO of Subaru Canada, Inc. "I'm pleased that Canadians are recognizing what Subaru has to offer in our product lineup - as one example, our Outback has recently earned awards from the IIHS, Car Guide, Canadian Black Book and ALG (Automotive Lease Guide). These awards, along with our long-standing reputation for safety, durability and value, have elevated the Subaru brand in our customers' minds."
|3,339||Previous year (same month)|
|10.5%||MTD sales vs. STLY|
|15.8%||YTD sales vs. STLY|
|10.5%||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 over 85 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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