Sales surpass 25,000 units for best year ever
MISSISSAUGA, ON, Dec. 1 /CNW/ - Subaru Canada, Inc. (SCI) is thrilled to announce that sales of its lineup of Subaru symmetrical full-time All-Wheel Drive vehicles have set a new record for November as well as a new milestone in company history. Total sales climbed to 2,567 units, up 15.9 percent over last November. These record-breaking results also catapulted Subaru over the 25,000-unit mark, making 2010 the best year in company history with still another month left to continue the momentum. Year-to-date sales are up 20.7 percent, fortifying Subaru Canada's position as the fastest growing Japanese manufacturer in Canada for 2010.
Strong sales of Forester and Outback contributed to the best November ever for both models: Forester sales rose by 32.6 percent over the same month last year, also making this past month the best one on record for this true SUV. Similarly, sales were up 27.5 percent over last November for the 2011 Outback, which was recently named Auto123.com's Wagon of the Year for the second year in a row.
"Canadians have embraced our vehicle lineup because it offers a compelling blend of excitement, efficiency, safety, quality and reliability - in all seasons and under all road conditions," said Shiro Ohta, president and CEO of SCI. "We remain committed to building vehicles that will resonate with drivers who value their time behind the wheel."
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.
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