MISSISSAUGA, ON, Dec. 3, 2015 /CNW/ - Subaru Canada, Inc. (SCI) is proud to announce that the 2016 Subaru Outback was named Midsize Car of the Year by Auto123.com today. Auto123.com designates a total of 15 awards through a variety of specific categories based on vehicle criteria. This helps narrow the field for most consumers considering a specific type of vehicle when purchasing. The 2016 Subaru Outback was placed in the highly competitive Midsize Car category.
The Subaru Outback, which is equipped for life's authentic adventures at $27,995, provides car-like handling with the versatility of a much larger vehicle and the capability to make every drive feel unexpectedly civilized. Its styling reinforces its tough and rugged personality, while its interior offers refined materials and friendly technology.
"The Subaru Outback is a popular choice with its clever combination of versatility, comfort, safety and proven reliability," said Shiro Ohta, chairman, president and CEO of Subaru Canada, Inc. "To have the Subaru Outback recognized by Auto123.com in the midsize car category places the Outback at the forefront of a highly competitive segment."
Earlier this year the Subaru Outback was named as the Car Guide's (Le Guide de l'auto) Best Buy in the Mid-Size SUV under $50,000 category. Additionally, the Subaru Outback was also given the nod by the Automobile Journalists Association of Canada (AJAC), awarded the 2015 Best New SUV/CUV (Under $35,000). Other accolades that the Subaru Outback proudly boasts are the ALG (formerly Automotive Lease Guide) Residual Value Award, Midsize Utility (2 row) Segment for five consecutive years. It has also achieved the Canadian Black Book Best Retained Value Award in the Mid-Size Car Category for the past six years.
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 90 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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