September marks strong month for Canadian CPO sales
Every brand reporting CPO results to Auto Remarketing Canada enjoyed certified sales lifts last month, with two automakers securing records.
Subaru Canada notched an all-time record month in September, selling 189 CPO vehicles, compared to the 39 that were delivered in September 2014. This brings Subaru Canada’s CPO program to a year-to-date total of 953, compared to 246 during the same period of last year.
“Our new CPO program continues to gain momentum with another record month which in turn adds to an all-time record breaking year,” said Tom Opratko, manager of business management and certified pre-owned at Subaru Canada.
Audi Canada posted a record September, selling 589 CPO units. This represents a 23 percent year-over-year increase over the 480 sold in September 2014. Year-to-date, Audi Canada has sold 4,897 certified vehicles, up 15.3 percent from the same period of last year, during which the automaker sold 4,246 CPO units.
Volvo Cars of Canada posted double-digit gains in September. The automaker sold 147 CPO units last month, up 24.6 percent from the 118 sold in September 2014. Year-to-date, Volvo Canada has sold 1,217 certified units this year, compared to 959 during the same period last year. This represents a year-over-year spike of 26.9 percent.
Volkswagen Canada sold 1,434 CPO units last month, up slightly from the 1,423 sold during September 2014. Year-to-date, the automaker has sold 13,511 CPO units, up 3.5 percent year-over-year.
Over at BMW Canada, the company delivered 740 CPO vehicles in September, up 5 percent from the 709 sold in September 2014. Year-to-date, the automaker has sold 6,245 certified vehicles, also up 5 percent from the 5,928 sold through September of 2014.
Jaguar Land Rover Canada continues to post certified sales gains, as well. The Jaguar brand sold 35 certified units in September, up from 30 sold during the same month last year. Year-to-date, the company has delivered 264 certified units, up from 106 through September of 2014, though the company started tracking 2014 results in April.
The Land Rover brand delivered 116 CPO vehicles in September, up from 93 during September 2014. The company has sold 884 CPO vehicles so far this year, up from 318 through September of 2014 (also started tracking in April 2014).
Toyota Canada CPO sales were on the way up in September, as well, with 1,536 certified units sold. This is up from 1,414 sold during September 2014. Year-to-date, the company has sold 15,147 CPO vehicles, up from 13,924 sold through September of last year.
Domenic Santucci, national manager of incentives and remarketing at Mazda Canada Inc. told Auto Remarketing Canada the automaker sold 461 CPO units in September, slightly above August’s total of 454 certified sales.