- New June record and six back-to-back months of explosive growth help Subaru achieve best year-to-date results ever.
- Forester and XV Crosstrek enjoy record-breaking June with results up 12.2 and 35.5 percent, respectively.
- Across Canada, all regions mark best ever year-to-date sales.
MISSISSAUGA, ON, July 2, 2014 /CNW/ - Subaru Canada, Inc. (SCI) today announced its sixth consecutive month of growth as year-to-date results soared to an all-time high, up 17.8 percent. Subaru Canada reported a new record for June with 3,536 units retailed, an increase of 8.0 percent over the same period last year.
Subaru's Forester and XV Crosstrek led the sales charge in June with 1,187 and 657 units retailed, setting new records with increases of 12.2 and 35.5 percent, respectively. Year to date, the Forester, Legacy, Outback, WRX STI and XV Crosstrek etched new milestones as well: Forester was up 31.4 percent; Legacy and Outback increased by 27.0 and 12.3 percent, respectively; WRX STI sales rose by 46.7 percent and XV Crosstrek results jumped up by 26.0 percent as well.
Outstanding sales in all regions across Canada signify a new year-to-date record for 2014. From sea to sea, sales increased year to date in the Atlantic region by 19.5 percent, by 12.0 and 26.2 percent in Quebec and Ontario, respectively, and 15.7 percent in the Western region.
"We have a very balanced product offering across our model lineup and it's been exciting to watch the sales momentum continue to build over the course of the year," said Shiro Ohta, president and CEO of Subaru Canada, Inc. "Recent awards and accolades from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, Automotive Lease Guide and Canadian Black Book - in addition to a long-standing reputation for safety, durability and value - have elevated the Subaru brand in our customers' minds."
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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 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.
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