Subaru of America reports best-ever October sales

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Subaru of America, Inc. recently announced its October sales of 55,531 units, a 0.3-percent increase compared to the same month in 2018, giving the automaker year-to-date sales of 580,860 vehicles for a 4-percent increase from the same period last year. 

October 2019 is Subaru's 68th consecutive month of 40,000+ vehicle sales.

"Thanks to strong demand for our class-leading products, the Subaru franchise was able to report its best October ever," Thomas J. Doll, president and CEO of Subaru of America, said in a press release. "Our retailers have worked tirelessly to deliver another strong month of sales. We are proud and appreciative of their outstanding efforts."

Crosstrek had a 10-percent growth over October 2018 and posted a new all-time monthly sales record. Impreza gained a 3.6-percent increase and Ascent achieved its best October ever by posting a 1.4-percent increase.

"We are pleased to finish with a small increase in October given the competitive landscape," Jeff Walters, Subaru's senior vice president of sales, said in the press release. "With just two months remaining in the year, we are moving toward our 700,000-vehicle sales goal for 2019."

ModelOct-19
Oct-18
% Chg
Oct-19
Oct-18
% Chg

MTD
MTD
MTD
YTD
YTD
YTD
Forester
15,910
15,981
-0.4%
147,357
137,905
6.6%
Impreza
5,696
5,499
3.6%
54,989
65,039
-15.5%
WRX/STI
1,409
2,277
-38.1%
18,776
24,234
-22.5%
Ascent
6,091
6,008
1.4%
66,133
22,588
192.8%
Legacy
2,670
2,752
-3.0%
28,847
33,832
-14.7%
Outback
11,506
11,574
-0.6%
152,036
149,566
1.7%
BRZ
112
254
-55.9%
2,088
3,184
-34.4%
Crosstrek
12,137
11,049
9.9%
110,634
122,464
-9.7%
TOTAL
55,531
55,394
0.3%
580,860
558,812
4.0%
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