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Strongest YTD Sales on Record for Subaru Canada


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  • 5,400 units retailed for record-setting May sales
  • Best ever monthly sales for Impreza and Outback

MISSISSAUGA, ON, June 1, 2017 /CNW/ - Subaru Canada, Inc. (SCI) is pleased to announce record sales numbers for May.  Best ever May sales of 5,400 units helped Subaru keep its blistering pace in the hunt for a sixth consecutive annual sales record, by contributing to best ever year-to-date sales numbers.   

Strong sales numbers rolled in across Canada. The Western region posted best ever single month sales, with 1,386 units retailed for an impressive 25.7% increase over last year. Ontario followed suit with 1,899 units retailed for an increase of 10.8%. Quebec and the Atlantic region also contributed impressive numbers, setting benchmarks with best ever May sales. Quebec retailed 1,712 units for a 20.6% increase, while the Atlantic sold 403 units for a 14.2% increase.

The Impreza maintained its impressive momentum, as the Japan Car of the Year, and Ward's 10 Best Interiors winner saw its best month ever, retailing 1,181 units coast to coast. The Outback also had a standout month with best ever single month sales of 1,171. Following the announcement that the significantly refreshed 2018 WRX and WRX STI will be arriving in dealerships shortly, the last of the 2017 model year vehicles rolled off the lot in record numbers, with 461 units retailed for best ever May sales.  

"We remain committed to our customers and offering the highest quality products and service," says Yasushi Enami, chairman, president and CEO of Subaru Canada. "We are excited to introduce several new and refreshed models in the coming months, and to continue to enhance the Subaru brand and customer experience."

May


5,400

Month's actual

4,590

Previous year (same mth)

810

Difference

17.6%

MTD sales vs. STLY



21,345

2017 YTD

19,120

2016 YTD

2225

Difference

11.6%

YTD sales vs. STLY



10,923

Q2 2017

9,677

Q2 2016

1246

Difference

12.9%

Current quarter sales vs. STLY

 

About Subaru Canada, Inc.
Subaru Canada, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Subaru Corporation of Japan. Headquartered in Mississauga, Ontario, the company markets and distributes Subaru vehicles, parts and accessories through a network of 92 authorized dealers across Canada. For more information, please visit www.subaru.ca or www.pr.subaru.ca or follow @SubaruCanada on Twitter.