CARY, N.C. -

In April, Subaru Canada more than doubled its certified pre-owned sales total from a year ago, continuing what have been rapidly improving sales in 2016.

Through four months, it has sold 613 CPO vehicles, compared to 241 in the same period of 2015.

April sales were up 206.5 percent, with 192 certified cars sold during the month.

The year began with Subaru selling 148 certified units, more than six times the amount it sold in January 2015 (22).

Audi sold 615 certified vehicles in April (up 7.1 percent) and 525 in March (up 7.6 percent). Through four months, Audi has moved 2,011 units (up 8.9 percent).

Last month was Audi’s best-ever April, pushing the year-to-date tally to a new high as well, Audi said.

Among other automakers in Canada reporting CPO sales, Toyota sold 2,525 CPO units for the month, up from 1,938 a year earlier.

Year-to-date Canadian CPO sales have reached 7,221 units, up from 6,497 in the same period of 2015.

In March, Toyota moved 1,921 certified vehicles, beating the 1,869 sold in March 2015.

Volvo Canada increased its CPO sales by 51.6 percent year-over-year in April, selling 194 vehicles.  The company moved 588 certified units in the first four months of the year, a 16.4-percent hike.  

Over at Volkswagen Canada, April sales were down 10.4 percent at 1,334 units sold, with year-to-date sales coming in at 4,892 (down 9.1 percent). VW moved 1,470 CPO vehicles in March (down 5.6 percent).

 Mercedes-Benz sold 4,101 CPO in Canada during April, keeping a “steady pace,” the company said. They also comprised 80.7 percent of total volume for the pre-owned division.