Record YTD with Highest Monthly Sales Ever for Subaru Canada

  • Subaru Canada's sales skyrocket to mark its best month ever with 5,087 units retailed in April.
  • Early second-quarter sales milestone propels record year-to-date results.
  • Best April ever for Subaru Crosstrek, Forester and WRX STI models.

MISSISSAUGA, ON, May 3, 2016 /CNW/ - Subaru Canada, Inc. (SCI) today celebrates mammoth success with an unprecedented monthly sales record, retailing 5,087 units in April to show an increase of 3.8 percent over April 2015. These best ever year-to-date sales of 14,530 vehicles, up 2.6 percent over the same time last year, blaze the trail towards achieving Subaru's fifth consecutive annual sales record. Best ever regional sales with monthly record highs were enjoyed in Subaru's Ontario and western regions, with increases of 9.5 and 5.3 percent, respectively.

The Subaru Crosstrek proved it's up for it as sales soared with 895 units sold, an increase of 12.3 percent. Subaru's highest volume model and true SUV, the Forester, outsold last April with 1,242 units retailed, up 9.7 percent. Not to be outdone, Subaru's performance sedans, the WRX and WRX STI revelled in new monthly records with an incredible increase of 53.5 percent and 525 units sold, its highest monthly sales ever.  

"April sales roared in like a lion, setting an unprecedented new monthly sales record for Subaru Canada and paving the way for a year of growth," says Shiro Ohta, chairman, president and CEO of Subaru Canada, Inc. "I would like to thank our committed dealer network and its focus on the customer. With new product arriving in dealerships throughout the summer and into late fall, Subaru continues to concentrate on our core brand values – safety, performance as well as vehicles that last an incredibly long time and offer a sense of adventure for active lifestyles."



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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 or or follow @Subaru Canada on Twitter.

SOURCE Subaru Canada Inc.

For further information: Julie Lychak, (905) 568-4959,; Sebastien Lajoie, Media Relations, Quebec Region, (514) 336-0600,


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