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Subaru Reports 42 Percent Increase In June Sales; Best-Ever June For Forester And Outback

July 2, 2013

Subaru reaches 200,000 vehicle sales during the first six months of 2013 – a record-setting pace

CHERRY HILL, N.J., July 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Subaru of America, Inc. today reported 39,235 vehicle sales for the month of June, a 42 percent increase over June 2012. The company also posted best-ever June sales for Forester and Outback models. Year-to-date sales for Subaru total 204,597 – 25 percent higher than the same period in 2012.

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June Forester sales totaled 10,170, a 41 percent increase over June 2012 and best-ever June for the model. The 2014 Forester was recently named a 2013 Top Safety Pick+ by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). The 2014 Subaru Forester is also the highest-safety-rated small SUV by IIHS.

June was also a record month for Outback sales. Monthly sales for the popular Outback model totaled 12,210, 32 percent higher than June 2012.

“We are thrilled to close the first half of 2013 with such record numbers,” said Thomas J. Doll, president and chief operating officer, Subaru of America, Inc. “Our products are being well-received and we are looking forward to adding Subaru’s first-ever hybrid vehicle to our product line-up later this year.”

               Carline Jun-13       Jun-12       % Chg        Jun-13        Jun-12        % Chg

                         MTD          MTD         MTD          YTD           YTD           YTD
                         ---          ---         ---          ---           ---           ---

    Forester                  10170         7233        40.6%         50748         37096        36.8%

    Impreza                    5210         5181         0.6%         29553         39858       -25.9%

     Impreza
     WRX                       1697         1138        49.1%          9553          6844        39.6%

    Legacy                     4363         3894          12%         23408         24272        -3.6%

    Outback                   12210         9254        31.9%         61311         54054        13.4%

    Tribeca                     144          184       -21.7%           866          1091       -20.6%

    BRZ                         789          818       -3.56%          4068          1089       273.6%

    XV
     Crosstrek                 4652            0         n/a          25090             0         n/a
    ----------                 ----          ---         ---          -----           ---         ---

    TOTAL                     39235        27702        41.6%        204597        164304        24.5%
    -----                     -----        -----        ----         ------        ------        ----

“Subaru sold more than 200,000 vehicles in six months, which is a record setting pace for our brand,” said Bill Cyphers, senior vice president of sales, Subaru of America, Inc. “Consumers are looking for safety, versatility and durability; shoppers are finding that in Subaru showrooms.”

About Subaru of America, Inc.
Subaru of America, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Fuji Heavy Industries Ltd. of Japan. Headquartered at a zero-landfill office in Cherry Hill, N.J., the company markets and distributes Subaru 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 media.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