Subaru Tops Global AWD Sales Chart, Keeps Audi In Distant Second

The company’s understated performance in Europe doesn’t translate into trouble for Subaru, mainly because of its unconventional mindset.

Subaru UK says that the Japanese company managed to scoop 15 percent of the global all-wheel drive market, as reported by Autocar.

For the fiscal year from April 2015 to April 2016, Subaru managed to shift nearly 1 million all-wheel drive cars, 245,382 more than Audi and its otherwise strong Quattro lineup.

Subaru has managed to achieve remarkable profit margins, even surpassing profit champions like Porsche and Jaguar Land Rover on a good day for the dollar-to-yen exchange rate.

The company’s largest market remains the U.S., with 99.3 percent of the Subarus sold here being equipped with the trademark Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive. Subaru is expected to sell more cars in America this year than ever before, with the company’s switch to the mainstream market clearly paying off.

After all, Subaru is heavily relying on the U.S. market more than any other, with 60 percent of the 965,892 all-wheel drive models sold last year being delivered in the United States. In comparison, Europe is absorbing less than 50,000 Subarus per year, which is less that what the company sells in the U.S. each month.



How Much Does Your Dream 2020 Ford Escape Cost?

Prices for the 2020 Ford Escape start at $26,080 and increase to over $40,000 for top models.

Bespoke McLaren GT Luggage Set By MSO Will Cost You $14k

MSO’s bespoke McLaren GT luggage collection includes a garment case, weekend bag, cabin bag, and full-size golf club bag.

Ford Ranger FX4 Special Edition Presented As An Aussie Affair

The limited edition Ford Ranger FX4 will arrive in Australian dealerships this December.

New Porsche 911 Carrera 4S Gets Challenged By Boxster GTS

While the new Porsche 911 Carrera 4S has a power advantage, the Boxster GTS is cheaper by nearly $40,000.

New Opel Corsa-e To Become The World’s First Electric Rally Car

Opel turns the zero-emissions version of the new Corsa into an entry-level rally warrior.

2020MY Fiat Doblo Gains New Entry-Level, 79 HP Diesel In Britain

Fiat’s compact van can now be had with a 1.3-liter MultiJet turbo diesel, in four trim levels, from £15,995.

Ferrari Issues Two Recalls For 300 Cars In Australia Over Fire And Airbag Issues

Cars affected include the Ferrari 458, 488, GTC4Lusso, F12, California T, 488 Pista and 812 Superfast.

NIO’s Co-Founder Abruptly Leaves Struggling Chinese EV Startup

Despite a promising 2018, the Chinese economy’s slowdown and expiration of certain subsidies have hurt NIO badly this year.

Cupra’s Electric Coupe SUV Concept Offers First Look At The Interior, Debuts September 2

The as-yet-unnamed Cupra EV concept features a driver-oriented cockpit with a fully digital instrument panel.

New Renegade And Compass Night Eagle Join Jeep’s UK Lineup

The blacked-out editions of Jeep’s compact SUVs come with plenty of kit and start at £23,445.