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Back-to-Back All-time Sales High for Subaru Canada

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SOURCE Subaru Canada Inc.

  • Explosive monthly sales ascended to never-before-seen heights with 4,426 units sold.
  • WRX STI, Forester and BRZ celebrated unprecedented monthly sales with increases in May of 100.5, 34.6 and 14.3 percent, respectively; XV Crosstrek tied its previous best monthly result with an increase of 40.4 percent this May.
  • Fifth consecutive milestone month with results up 20.1 percent, year to date.

MISSISSAUGA, ON, June 3, 2014 /CNW/ - Subaru Canada, Inc. (SCI) is thrilled to announce its second consecutive month achieving its highest sales ever. Results for May were up 22.8 percent over the same month last year with 4,426 units retailed. Subaru's record-breaking momentum escalates with five back-to-back months as results were up 20.1 percent year to date.

The all-new 2015 WRX STI skyrocketed to new levels of pure sales performance with results up 100.5 percent as 415 units were retailed in May. Subaru's true SUV, the Forester, marked its best month ever with 1,505 units retailed – an increase of 34.6 percent. Subaru's rear-wheel-drive sports coupe, the BRZ, also celebrated its best month ever with results up 14.3 percent, while the XV Crosstrek tied its previous best monthly result, achieved just last month, with sales up 40.4 percent this May.

It was also a best May ever for all regions across Canada with best ever monthly results enjoyed in Western, Ontario and Quebec regions.

"We remain committed to building vehicles that will resonate with drivers who value their time behind the wheel," said Shiro Ohta, president and CEO of Subaru Canada, Inc. "The explosive sales of our redesigned Forester and WRX STI have certainly contributed to our sales success this year. We anticipate that the all-new 2015 Legacy and Outback, which will be released later this summer, will further propel our sales increases to new heights."

May


4,426

Month's actual

3,603

Previous year (same month)

823

Difference

22.8%

MTD sales vs. STLY



16,798

2014 YTD

13,984

2013 YTD

2,814

Difference

20.1%

YTD sales vs. STLY



8,613

Q2 2014

7,165

Q2 2013

1,448

Difference

20.2%

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.

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