AUSTRALIA: Subaru Australia all-time monthly sales record in November
November 2013: Subaru Australia achieved an all-time monthly sales record of 4232 vehicles in November 2013, according to official VFACTS figures released in early December. The new record surpasses the previous high of 4219, only established in March 2013.
Subaru's stand-out performer was Forester, with 1521 vehicle sales, up 67.7 per cent for the month and 18.6 per cent year-to-date (YTD). It capped a remarkable month for Forester, which was also named best Sports Utility Vehicle under $45,000 in the Australia's Best Cars awards, from the nation's combined motoring organisations.
XV was also a highlight, with 1339 vehicle sales, up 48.4 per cent for the month and 9.4 per cent YTD and Impreza was another strong achiever, with 895 vehicles sold, up 88.8 per cent for the month.
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