Subaru XV sales up 139% in August
Subaru became the fastest-growing top 10 brand in August with 4579 vehicles sold, according to official VFACTs figures out today.
SUBARU SOLD 4579 vehicles in August, making it the fastest-growing top 10 brand in the country. Subaru sales grew 36.2% compared to August 2016 and year-to-date (YTD) performance is up 13.1%, in a market that is up just 1.8%, overall, for the month and 0.6% YTD.
According to Subaru, its new-generation Impreza and XV led the sales charge with 970 (up 230% for the month) and 1176 units sold (up 139% for the month), respectively. Also performing strongly was WRX, with 271 sales, up 19.9% for the month. The BRZ also realised growth in August with 71 sales, up 787.5% for the month and 96.3% YTD. Forester sold 984 units, an increase of 5.5% for the month.
Colin Christie, Managing Director, Subaru Australia, said: “August was our 32nd consecutive month of growth, so it’s no aberration and we’re delighted by the broad acceptance of our new generation Impreza and XV in particular, which are introducing many new customers to Subaru”.