June sales a record-breaker for Subaru

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MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – June was a very good month for Subaru Canada, Inc. (SCI). It brought the automaker record-breaking June results with sales up 4,332 units, an increase of 22.5 percent over last June.

Year to date, sales are up 15.4 percent as the Japanese automaker celebrates its 18th consecutive months of growth.

Across Canada, every region celebrated milestone June sales: the Atlantic region increased by 38.9 percent; Quebec was up by 15.5 percent; Ontario grew by 34.7 percent and the Western region increased by 13.4 percent.

The Forester was Subaru’s volume leader this June, selling 1,264 units, an increase of 6.5 percent.

The Subaru Outback retailed 841 units this month with growth of 57.5 percent over last June.

The Impreza, Subaru's compact car, also flashed its sales appeal as sales rose by 24.8 percent with 805 units retailed.

The Subaru Legacy – which was named Canadian Car of the Year by the Automobile Journalists Association of Canada and the segment award winner as Best New Family Car under $30K – sold 312 units in June. The automaker called the totals a “skyrocketing” sales increase of 108 percent.

The Subaru XV Crosstrek also experienced sales growth in June with results up 14.5 percent and 752 units retailed.

“These results are changing the perception of Subaru in Canada,” says Shiro Ohta, SCI’s CEO. “Subaru has earned such a loyal following by building confidence in our values of safety, performance, adventure and active lifestyles, and longevity. Our strong dealer network continues to listen to the customer and these traits will help us as we work towards setting a new all-time annual sales record this year.”