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Subaru of America, Inc. Sets September Sales Record

October 2, 2012

CHERRY HILL, N.J., Oct. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Subaru of America, Inc. today reported sales of 27,683 vehicles for the month of September, a 32 percent increase over September 2011. The company also reported year-to-date sales of 245,463, which represents an impressive 25.5 percent increase over prior year.

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September sales for newly-refreshed Outback and Legacy models have increased 39 percent and 31 percent, respectively, over September 2011. Also, September sales for Impreza were up 211 percent over September 2011; year-to-date sales for Impreza have increased 155 percent.

“Subaru sales continue to rise because we have the right product, the right positioning and a strong retail network,” said Thomas J. Doll, executive vice president and COO, Subaru of America, Inc. “XV Crosstrek, the most fuel efficient crossover vehicle in America, has just arrived in showrooms and we know this vehicle will further fuel our sales growth this fall.”

                 Carline Sep-12     Sep-11     % Chg      Sep-12     Sep-11    % Chg
                             MTD       MTD       MTD         YTD        YTD     YTD
                             ---       ---       ---         ---        ---     ---
    Forester                      6066      6592      -7.98%      56571      56381     0.34%
    Impreza                       4992      1601     211.81%      54122      21259   154.58%
    Impreza WRX                   1079      1739     -37.95%       9529       9811    -2.87%
    Legacy                        4124      3139      31.38%      35589      31338    13.57%
    Outback                      10583      7607      39.12%      85204      74791    13.92%
    Tribeca                        139       256     -45.70%       1538       1970   -21.93%
    BRZ                            508         0       0.00%       2718          0     0.00%
    XV Crosstrek                   192         0       0.00%        192          0     0.00%
    ------------                   ---       ---       ----         ---        ---     ----
    TOTAL                        27683     20934      32.24%     245463     195550    25.52%
    -----                        -----     -----      -----      ------     ------    -----

“With such strong September sales, Subaru is in an excellent position to exceed 300,000 units this year,” said Bill Cyphers, senior vice president of sales, Subaru of America, Inc.

About Subaru of America, Inc.
Subaru of America, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Fuji Heavy Industries Ltd. of Japan. Headquartered in Cherry Hill, N.J., the company markets and distributes Subaru Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive vehicles, parts and accessories through a network of more than 600 dealers across the United States. All Subaru products are manufactured in zero-landfill production plants and Subaru of Indiana Automotive Inc. is the only U.S. automobile production plant to be designated a backyard wildlife habitat by the National Wildlife Federation. For additional information visit www.subaru.com.

Michael McHale
Subaru of America, Inc.
856-488-3326
mmchale@subaru.com

Sheriece Matias
Subaru of America, Inc.
856-488-5093
smat@subaru.com

SOURCE Subaru of America, Inc.


Source: PR Newswire