Last updated on April 24, 2014 at 5:50 EDT

Subaru Canada hits all-time sales record for three consecutive months

June 3, 2013

        --  Year-to-date sales are up 15.4 percent as Subaru achieves its
            highest sales ever for three months in a row.
        --  Best May ever for all-new 2014 Forester makes this compact SUV
            Subaru's best-selling model this month.
        --  Subaru's Quebec and Ontario regions set a new record for
            highest monthly sales, while Atlantic and Western regions
            achieved their best May ever.

MISSISSAUGA, ON, June 3, 2013 /CNW/ – Subaru Canada, Inc. (SCI) is
pleased to announce its highest sales ever in a single month with 3,603
units sold, an impressive increase of 28.6 percent over the same period
last year. These record-breaking results propel Subaru’s sales pace
towards another all-time annual record for 2013 as the company
celebrates a trifecta of successes, with each month’s results besting
the previously set record.

Subaru’s immensely successful 2014 Forester wowed consumers in the
compact SUV market as sales rose by 44.8 percent with 1,118 units
retailed. Total Subaru WRX and WRX STI sales also increased by 10.7
percent over last May, while Subaru BRZ sales also climbed 14.5 percent
above target.

“Subaru is one of the highest performing Japanese manufacturers in
year-over-year sales performance,” said Shiro Ohta, president and CEO
of Subaru Canada, Inc. “As 2013 progresses, Subaru keeps making strides
by achieving its highest sales ever. These fantastic results can be
attributed to great product and an outstanding dealer network. Everyone
is working together to make 2013 Subaru’s greatest year yet.”


    3,603  Month's Actual

    2,802  Previous year (same month)

    801    Difference

    28.6%  MTD sales vs. previous year same month

    13,984 2013 YTD

    12,123 2012 YTD

    1861   Difference

    15.4%  YTD sales vs. previous year same period

    7,165  Q2 2013

    5,554  Q2 2012

    1611   Difference

    29.0%  Current quarter sales vs. previous year

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.





SOURCE Subaru Canada Inc.

Source: PR Newswire