Subaru Canada, Inc.

Subaru Canada, Inc.

June 01, 2006 16:32 ET

All-Time Monthly Sales Record for Subaru Canada

MISSISSAUGA, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - June 1, 2006) - Subaru Canada, Inc. (SCI) today announced total May sales of 1,708 units, an all-time monthly sales record and a 16.5 per cent increase over the same month last year.

Almost every model in the Subaru lineup made a contribution to the new record, with Impreza sales up 39.0 per cent, Forester up 31.7 per cent, Legacy up 0.2 per cent, and Outback up 1.2 per cent compared to May, 2005.

"The new Impreza is doing a wonderful job of attracting new buyers to Subaru, as well as meeting the growing expectations of our long-time customers," said Katsuhiro Yokoyama, chairman, president and CEO of SCI. "New buyers, and younger buyers, are discovering that the entry level model is an exceptional combination of power and value, and the Impreza WRX and STI are attracting driving enthusiasts looking for lots of sporty performance. This interest is drawing attention to the same qualities that exist throughout the Subaru lineup."

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 95 authorized dealers across Canada.

Contact Information

  • Subaru Canada, Inc.
    Elaine Griffin
    (905) 568-4959