Subaru of America, Inc. on April 1 reported 65,726 vehicle sales for March 2021, the companies best-ever March sales and a 102% increase compared to March 2020 when the coronavirus pandemic impacted the auto industry and global economy at large, according to a company press release.
March 2021 also marked the second-best month in the company’s history after August 2019 (70,039). The automaker also reported year-to-date sales of 160,426, a 23% increase compared to Q1 2020 and the best first quarter sales in company history.
All carlines saw gains in March 2021 which marked the eleventh consecutive month of 40,000+ vehicle sales for Subaru. Crosstrek and Forester sales were notably strong as each carline achieved its best March ever. Additionally, Forester achieved its best month ever with 21,005 vehicle sales, an increase of 123% compared to March 2020. Crosstrek posted a 176% increase, while Outback posted a 99% increase compared to March 2020.
Subaru of America, Inc. (SOA) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Subaru Corporation of Japan. Headquartered at a zero-landfill office in Camden, N.J., the company markets and distributes Subaru vehicles, parts and accessories through a network of more than 630 retailers across the U.S.