Subaru Announces Pricing for 2011MY Impreza Model

Starting price held for 2011MY


CHERRY HILL, N.J., June 18, 2010 – Subaru of America, Inc. today announced pricing for the 2011MY Subaru Impreza (non-turbo) models. Pricing for the 2.5i, 2.5i Premium and Impreza Outback Sport are held to 2010 model year levels.

Subaru of America continues to enjoy record sales after its best-ever sales year in 2009, with sales up 40 percent year-to-date. The Subaru Impreza is also showing a sales increase year-to-date due to its unique blend of fun-to-drive performance, safety and functionality with Subaru Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive technology. The Impreza has been an Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) Top Safety Pick for three consecutive years, making it an unmatched value in the compact vehicle segment. The 2011 Subaru Impreza is scheduled to arrive at dealerships in July.

Subaru Impreza 2.5i

The well-equipped Impreza 2.5i maintains an aggressive starting price of $17,495, with the 5-door available starting at $17,995. All naturally-aspirated Imprezas come with Subaru's 2.5-liter SOHC horizontally-opposed boxer engine with i-Active Valve Lift System. This engine puts out an impressive 170 hp @ 6,000 rpm.

All Impreza models feature the active safety of Subaru Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive, Vehicle Dynamics Control and Brake Assist as standard equipment. Two new colors for the 2011MY, Marine Blue Pearl and Sky Blue Metallic, expand the color selection, while Newport Blue is phased out.

Subaru Impreza 2.5i Premium

The Impreza 2.5i Premium maintains its starting price of $18,495 – the 5-door is $18,995. The 2.5i Premium trim level adds alloy wheels, a leather wrapped shifter and steering wheel and audio control switches on the steering wheel.

The audio system for the 2.5i Premium and Outback Sport models is upgraded for the '11MY and now includes standard Bluetooth Audio Streaming, Bluetooth Hands-Free Connectivity, standard USB port with iPod control capability, a single-disc CD Player with MP3/WWA capability and six upgraded speakers.

The Special Edition Package on the Impreza 2.5i Premium is renamed the Power Moonroof Value Package for the '11MY and still includes the All-Weather Package, fog lights and power moonroof for just $500, a retail value of $1,850 resulting in a generous $1,350 discount.

Subaru Impreza Outback Sport

The Outback Sport maintains its attractive starting price of $19,995 and includes items such as standard 17-inch alloy wheels, raised suspension, fog lights, All-Weather Package and a cargo tray among its many upgraded features.

New for the 2011MY, Camellia Red Pearl and Sage Green Metallic will be offered as monotone exterior colors on the Outback Sport. Obsidian Black two-tone, Marine Blue two-tone and Steel Silver two-tone complete the Outback Sport color line up.

Destination and Delivery charges for the 2011MY are $725 (Alaska D&D is $875).

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.

Subaru Announces Wi-Fi Access for 2011 Outback

CHERRY HILL, N.J., June 16, 2010 – Subaru of America announced today that it is now offering Wi-Fi connectivity for the award-winning 2011 Outback crossover SUV model. The new Subaru Mobile Internet system creates a Wi-Fi hotspot inside the Outback giving internet access to 10 or more users for up to 150 feet around the vehicle.

The Subaru Outback redefined the SUV, and offering Wi-Fi connectivity further expands this versatile vehicle's capability. Operating on the 3G network and working with all Wi-Fi enabled devices, Subaru Mobile Internet provides users a safe, fully encrypted connection with download speeds averaging 400kbps-1.2mbps. This uninterrupted Wi-Fi capability is designed for passenger access while the Outback is in motion.

Subaru Mobile Internet easily allows users to check email, surf the web or listen to Internet radio and even stream video and post to social networking sites. Outback passengers can check weather and traffic, download hiking trails, and even reserve a campsite while they're on the road. Multiple passengers can simultaneously use the Wi-Fi connection for their separate devices, including Wi-Fi capable laptop computers, netbooks, smart phones, game controllers, plus the new iPad® and ® Touch models.

Subaru Mobile Internet technology is provided by Autonet Mobile, the world's first in-car Internet service provider. The Wi-Fi service can be added as a port or dealer-installed accessory to any 2011 Subaru Outback for an MSRP of $499, plus a $35 activation fee. A one-year subscription at $29 per month is required, and Subaru is including the first three months of service for free. Comprehensive user support is included through joint Subaru and Autonet Mobile customer service resources. Subaru Mobile Internet is a Genuine Subaru Accessory and is covered under the Subaru of America warranty.

Starting at an MSRP of $22,995, the 2011 Subaru Outback is offered in a wide range of four- and six-cylinder models. The Outback is smart-sized compared to other two-row crossover vehicles, featuring a mid-size interior in an easy-to-maneuver and off-road capable wagon body. Equipped with the Lineartronic™ CVT (continuously variable transmission), the 2011 Outback is rated at 29 MPG in highway driving.

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. Subaru boasts the most fuel-efficient line-up of all-wheel drive products sold in the market today based on Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) fuel economy standards.  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.

Subaru Sales Up 35-Percent for May

Year-to-date Sales Up More Than 29,000 Units Through the Same Period Last Year


Subaru Outback, Forester and Legacy Vehicles Break Previous Monthly Records


Cherry Hill, N.J., June 2, 2010 – Sales for Subaru of America, Inc. continue to climb as the company sold 23,667 vehicles in May 2010 – a 35-percent increase over May 2009 sales of 17,505 units. Year-to-date sales totaled 104,359 units compared with 74,686 units sold through the same period last year. The previous best year-to-date sales were 76,088 units posted in 2008. May also represents the company's best May sales in history, beating the previous record of 18,436 units sold in 2008.

Additionally, sales for the Subaru Outback, Forester and Legacy vehicles continue to establish new monthly records for the company. Outback sales were more than double with a 124-percent increase, Forester sales resulted in a 29-percent increase and the Legacy posted a 19-percent increase over May 2009.

"We have consistently been achieving sales records over the past two years," said Tim Colbeck, senior vice president of sales, Subaru of America, Inc. "That consistency shows the fundamental strength of the brand and reflects increasing awareness among buyers that our products provide a unique combination of safety, utility, performance and value."

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"The Subaru brand is in a very good position in the industry with its market share at more than 2.3-percent and this is due to the hard work and dedication of our retailers, employees and independent distributors," said Thomas J. Doll, executive vice president and COO, Subaru of America, Inc. "Without their combined efforts, we would not have been able to achieve our current level of success."

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.

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