Jump to content
  • Greetings Guest!

    CheersandGears.com was founded in 2001 and is one of the oldest continuously operating automotive forums out there.  Come see why we have users who visit nearly every day for the past 16+ years. Signup is fast and free, or you can opt for a premium subscription to view the site ad-free.

Sign in to follow this  
William Maley

October 2016: Subaru of America, Inc.

Recommended Posts

Subaru of America, Inc. Reports Record October Sales

  • Record October - monthly sales increase 4.1 percent over October 2015
  • 59 consecutive months of yearly month-over-month growth
  • Best October ever for Outback, Crosstrek and Forester
  • 32 consecutive months of more than 10,000 Outbacks sold
  • 39 consecutive months of more than 10,000 Foresters sold

Cherry Hill, N.J. -  Subaru of America, Inc. today reported 53,760 vehicle sales for October 2016, a 4.1 percent increase over October 2015 sales of 51,629 vehicles. The company also reported year-to-date sales of 500,647 vehicles, a 4.2 percent gain over the same period in 2015.

October marked the 32nd consecutive month of 40,000+ vehicle sales for the company. Outback, Crosstrek and Forester sales were notably strong as each carline achieved its best October ever. Outback posted a 22.3 percent increase, Crosstrek posted a 14.4 percent increase, while Forester posted a 1 percent sales increase in October.
 
“With four consecutive months of sales exceeding 50,000 vehicles, we have the momentum to achieve our eighth consecutive all-time sales record in 2016,” said Thomas J. Doll, president and COO of Subaru of America, Inc. “These continuing record breaking results are a testament to the dedication, commitment and perseverance of our retailers.”
 
“As we head into the final two months of the year, we are very pleased to have improved availability for Legacy and Outback, as well as the arrival of the all-new 2017 Impreza,” said Jeff Walters, senior vice president of sales, Subaru of America, Inc. “We are also looking forward to continuing our popular annual ‘Share the Love’ event with its tradition of giving back to the community,” Walters concluded.
 
Subaru of America recently announced the return of its annual Share the Love event for 2016. This year marks the ninth year of the program and Subaru hopes to exceed a grand total of $90 million donated to a host of national and local charities since the inception of the Share the Love program. From November 17, 2016 to January 3, 2017, Subaru will donate $250 for every new Subaru vehicle sold or leased to the customer's choice of the following national charities: ASPCA®, Make-A-Wish, Meals On Wheels America® and National Park Foundation, or a hometown charity selected by participating Subaru retailers.

Carline Oct-16 Oct-15 % Chg Oct-16 Oct-15 % Chg
  MTD MTD MTD YTD YTD YTD
Forester 15,330 15,172 1.0% 145,982 144,740 0.7%
Impreza 3,010 5,340 -43.6% 48,080 55,802 -13.8%
WRX/STI 2,579 3,013 -14.4% 27,750 28,164 -1.5%
Legacy 6,136 5,688 7.9% 53,532 49,919 7.2%
Outback 18,008 14,729 22.3% 144,434 123,148 17.3%
BRZ 330 374 -11.8% 3,692 4,507 -18.1%
Crosstrek 8,367 7,313 14.4% 77,177 74,051 4.2%
TOTAL 53,760 51,629 4.1% 500,647 480,331 4.2%

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

They understand their product and their market, kudos to one of the more rational brands!

Imprezza sales should go up once the 2017 redesigned cars are fully in stock at dealers.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Your content will need to be approved by a moderator

Guest
You are commenting as a guest. If you have an account, please sign in.
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

Sign in to follow this  

  • Who's Online   0 Members, 0 Anonymous, 2 Guests (See full list)

    There are no registered users currently online



  • Similar Content

    • By William Maley
      Subaru has been on a roll in the U.S. with 79 months of steady month-over-month growth. But Subaru wants to spread that success to other markets and has a new five-year to try an achieve this.
      Today in Tokyo, Newly appointed Subaru President Tomomi Nakamura unveiled the plan known as STEP - speed, trust, engagement, and peace of mind.
      "The automotive industry is now in a tumultuous time. Subaru’s fast growth in recent years has come to highlight our challenges. The question is how we, as a small-scale company, will be able to survive in this big-changing area," said Nakamura.
      Subaru wants to increase global sales from the 1.1 million vehicles it expects to sell in the current fiscal year to 1.3 million vehicles in the fiscal year on March 31, 2026. To do this, Subaru is planning to launch a number of new products including a hybrid and a "global strategic SUV" in the early 2020s. Furthermore, Subaru will evolving their "Dynamic X Solid design language into a "bolder" expression" and "enhancing sporty models."
      On the technology front, Subaru is planning to offer Level 2 autonomous capability (i.e. Cadillac Super Cruise and Tesla's Autopilot) around 2020 and higher levels by 2024. It is also planning to offer some sort of connectivity in "80 percent of new vehicles in major markets" by 2022.
      STEP will also be focusing on regaining trust in Subaru's home market. Last year, Subaru admitted that it had uncertified workers carrying out tests on new cars for Japan for decades. Early this year, the scandal got worse as Subaru revealed that inspectors falsified fuel economy and emission data. It led Japan's transportation ministry to reprimand Subaru and 417,288 vehicles to be recalled in the country.
      Source: Automotive News (Subscription Required)

      View full article
    • By William Maley
      Subaru has been on a roll in the U.S. with 79 months of steady month-over-month growth. But Subaru wants to spread that success to other markets and has a new five-year to try an achieve this.
      Today in Tokyo, Newly appointed Subaru President Tomomi Nakamura unveiled the plan known as STEP - speed, trust, engagement, and peace of mind.
      "The automotive industry is now in a tumultuous time. Subaru’s fast growth in recent years has come to highlight our challenges. The question is how we, as a small-scale company, will be able to survive in this big-changing area," said Nakamura.
      Subaru wants to increase global sales from the 1.1 million vehicles it expects to sell in the current fiscal year to 1.3 million vehicles in the fiscal year on March 31, 2026. To do this, Subaru is planning to launch a number of new products including a hybrid and a "global strategic SUV" in the early 2020s. Furthermore, Subaru will evolving their "Dynamic X Solid design language into a "bolder" expression" and "enhancing sporty models."
      On the technology front, Subaru is planning to offer Level 2 autonomous capability (i.e. Cadillac Super Cruise and Tesla's Autopilot) around 2020 and higher levels by 2024. It is also planning to offer some sort of connectivity in "80 percent of new vehicles in major markets" by 2022.
      STEP will also be focusing on regaining trust in Subaru's home market. Last year, Subaru admitted that it had uncertified workers carrying out tests on new cars for Japan for decades. Early this year, the scandal got worse as Subaru revealed that inspectors falsified fuel economy and emission data. It led Japan's transportation ministry to reprimand Subaru and 417,288 vehicles to be recalled in the country.
      Source: Automotive News (Subscription Required)
    • By William Maley
      Companies (Quarterly):
      General Motors Co. - Up 4.6% (758,376 Vehicles Sold This Quarter, 1,474,170 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Companies (Monthly):
      Mitsubishi Motors North America - Up 46.2% (11,149 Vehicles Sold This Month, 67,327 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Mazda North American Operations - Up 20.4% (26,893 Vehicles Sold This Month, 163,924 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Hyundai Motor America - Up 18% (63,256 Vehicles Sold This Month, 327,786 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Subaru of America, Inc. - Up 15% (59,841 Vehicles Sold This Month, 322,860 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Porsche Cars North America, Inc. - Up 8.3% (4,892 Vehicles Sold This Month, 29,421 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      FCA US LLC - Up 8% (202,264 Vehicles Sold This Month, 1,115,476 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Jaguar Land Rover North America - Up 7.2% (9,335 Vehicles Sold This Month, 59,566 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Volkswagen of America - Up 5.7% (28,941 Vehicles Sold This Month, 172,898 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      American Honda Motor Co. - Up 4.8% (146,563 Vehicles Sold This Month, 787,824 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Toyota Motor North America - Up 3.6% (209,602 Vehicles Sold This Month, 1,189,312 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Ford Motor Company -  Up 1.2% (230,635 Vehicles Sold This Month, 1,277,691 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Nissan Group - Up 1.2% (145,096 Vehicles Sold This Month, 780,695 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Kia Motors America - Up 0.8% (56,571 Vehicles Sold This Month, 293,563 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      BMW Group U.S. - Up 0.5% (33,553 Vehicles Sold This Month, 176,022 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Audi of America - Up 0.3% (19,741 Vehicles Sold This Month, 107,942 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Mercedes-Benz USA - Down 9.9% (29,125 Vehicles Sold This Month, 176,408 Vehicles Sold This Year)

      Volvo Cars of North America, LLC - 

      Brands (Quarterly):
      Buick - Down 12% (52,891 Vehicles Sold This Quarter, 109,695 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Cadillac - Up 3% (39,222 Vehicles Sold This Quarter, 75,949 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Chevrolet - Up 6.2% (528,100 Vehicles Sold This Quarter, 1,019,019 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      GMC - Up 6.6% (138,163 Vehicles Sold This Quarter, 269,507 Vehicles Sold This Year)

      Brands (Monthly):
      Acura - Up 3.5% (14,532 Vehicles Sold This Quarter, 75,949 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Alfa Romeo - Up 121% (2,249 Vehicles Sold This Month, 12,265 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Audi - Up 0.3% (19,741 Vehicles Sold This Month, 107,942 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      BMW - Up 1.5% (29,407 Vehicles Sold This Month, 153,386 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Chrysler - Down 32% (13,484 Vehicles Sold This Month, 72,653 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Dodge - Up 9% (46,387 Vehicles Sold This Month, 250,933 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Fiat - Down 36% (1,426 Vehicles Sold This Month, 8,285 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Ford - Up 1.1% (221,101 Vehicles Sold This Month, 1,227,422 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Genesis - Down 50.7% (796 Vehicles Sold This Month, 7,262 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Honda - Up 5% (132,031 Vehicles Sold This Quarter, 715,141 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Hyundai - Up 19.6% (64,052 Vehicles Sold This Month, 335,048 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Infiniti - Down 12.8% (10,698 Vehicles Sold This Month, 72,170 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Jaguar - Down 20.1% (2,353 Vehicles Sold This Month, 14,787 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Jeep - Up 19% (86,989 Vehicles Sold This Month, 495,022 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Kia - Up 0.8% (56,571 Vehicles Sold This Month, 293,563 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Land Rover - Up 21.2% (6,982 Vehicles Sold This Month, 44,779 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Lexus - Down 2.6% (23,750 Vehicles Sold This Month, 135,000 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Lincoln - Up 2.8% (9,534 Vehicles Sold This Month, 50,269 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Mazda - Up 20.4% (26,893 Vehicles Sold This Month, 163,924 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Mercedes-Benz - Down 9.7% (26,191 Vehicles Sold This Month, 158,848 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Mercedes-Benz Vans - Down 9.7% (2,808 Vehicles Sold This Month, 16,910 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      MINI - Down 6% (4,146 Vehicles Sold This Month, 22,636 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Mitsubishi - Up 46.2% (11,149 Vehicles Sold This Month, 67,327 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Nissan - Up 2.5% (134,398 Vehicles Sold This Month, 708,525 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Porsche - Up 8.3% (4,892 Vehicles Sold This Month, 29,421 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Ram Trucks - Up 6% (51,729 Vehicles Sold This Month, 260,341 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Smart - Down 44.2% (126 Vehicles Sold This Month, 650 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Subaru - Up 15% (59,841 Vehicles Sold This Month, 322,860 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Toyota - Up 4.4% (185,852 Vehicles Sold This Month, 1,04,312 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Volkswagen - Up 5.7% (28,941 Vehicles Sold This Month, 172,898 Vehicles Sold This Year)
      Volvo - 

      View full article
  • My Clubs

  • Recently Browsing

    No registered users viewing this page.

  • Reader Rides

About us

CheersandGears.com - Founded 2001

We ♥ Cars

Get in touch

Follow us

Recent tweets

facebook

×

Important Information

We have placed cookies on your device to help make this website better. You can adjust your cookie settings, otherwise we'll assume you're okay to continue.