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I will try my best to provide detailed info on various cars and what is like to live with them, I have already produced a few for Jaguar-car-forums, I will do my best to be unbiased, but it will be hard for some cars. I will re-produce press releases and copy from other motoring news.

Tuesday, 13 June 2017

USA SALES MAY - SUBARU - A decent 12% growth in the month takes it 66 months of growth.

  • Record May - monthly sales increase 12.1 percent over May 2016
  • 66 consecutive months of yearly month-over-month growth
  • Best May ever for Forester, Outback and Impreza
  • 39 consecutive months of more than 10,000 Outbacks sold
  • 46 consecutive months of more than 10,000 Foresters sold
Subaru of America, Inc. today reported 56,135 vehicle sales for May 2017, a 12.1 percent increase over May 2016, and the best May in the history of the company. The automaker also reported year-to-date sales of 252,753 vehicles, an 8.5 percent gain over the same period in 2016.


May marked the 39th consecutive month of 40,000+ vehicle sales for the company. Forester, Outback and Impreza sales were notably strong as each model achieved its best May ever. Impreza sales for May 2017 increased 44.2 percent over the same month in 2016 and marked the best month ever for the carline.



“Subaru is proud to be setting another monthly, year-over-year sale increase, our 66th consecutive month of doing so,” said Thomas J. Doll, president and chief operating officer, Subaru of America, Inc. “Our record May sales are a direct result of our retailers providing customers with the best purchase and ownership experience possible.”



“Demand for the all-new Impreza has been incredibly strong,” said Jeff Walters, senior vice president of sales. “We are looking forward to the all-new Crosstrek, as well as the updated WRX, Legacy and Outback models arriving at our retailers this summer to further boost consumer interest in Subaru.”




Carline
May-17
May-16
% Chg
May-17
May-16
% Chg

MTD
MTD
MTD
YTD
YTD
YTD
Forester
16,280
15,309
6.3%
72,517
68,226
6.3%
Impreza
8,546
5,928
44.2%
35,168
24,771
42.0%
WRX/STI
2,801
2,327
20.4%
13,530
12,876
5.1%
Legacy
4,628
5,265
-12.1%
21,730
25,334
-14.2%
Outback
15,193
12,404
22.5%
72,234
63,969
12.9%
BRZ
437
383
14.1%
1,868
2,060
-9.3%
Crosstrek
8,250
8,467
-2.6%
35,706
35,624
0.2%
TOTAL
56,135
50,083
12.08%
252,753
232,860
8.5%