Subaru News

Subaru of America, Inc. Continues Hot Streak As August Sales Mark Nine Consecutive Months Of Gains

- August sales 35% increase over 2011

- Year-to-date sales of 217,780 a 25 percent increase over 2011

CHERRY HILL, N.J., Sept. 4, 2012 -- Subaru of America, Inc. today reported sales of 28,293 vehicles for the month of August. The company also reported year-to-date sales of 217,780, which represents an impressive 24.7 percent increase over prior year.

Sales for newly-refreshed Outback and Legacy models have increased 49 percent and 18 percent for the month respectively. Sales for the all-new Impreza -- America's most fuel efficient all-wheel drive vehicle -- have increased 150 percent year-to-date.

"Subaru is giving consumers exactly what they want – no-compromises, safe, and fun to drive vehicles," said Thomas J. Doll, executive vice president and COO, Subaru of America, Inc. "Our all-wheel drive SUVs and sedans are hitting the sweet spot for buyers. We are also seeing an overwhelmingly positive reception for the newly-introduced BRZ sports car and expect similar sentiment when XV Crosstrek hits the showrooms this month."

September Sales

"Our strong sales are a result of Subaru owner loyalty and buyers coming to the brand for the first time," said Bill Cyphers, senior vice president of sales, Subaru of America, Inc. "The mix of brand loyalty and new Subaru buyers represent a healthy foundation for aggressive sales growth we expect to achieve this year."