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Subaru May Sales are Best in Company History

- May sales of 39,892 shatter previous monthly records

- Forester monthly sales increased 38 percent over May 2012

- Subaru year-to-date sales are up 21 percent

Cherry Hill N.J., June 3, 2013 - Subaru of America, Inc. today reported historic-high vehicle sales of 39,892 for May 2013, shattering previous monthly sales records. May 2013 sales represent a 34 percent increase over May 2012 and the best sales month in company history. Year-to-date sales for Subaru total 165,362 – a 21 percent increase over the same period in 2012.

May sales for the all-new 2014 Forester increased 38 percent over May 2012 sales. The 2014 Forester was recently named a Top Safety Pick+ by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). Forester is the first vehicle to ace every aspect of the challenging small overlap front crash test conducted by the IIHS. Forester is also the only small SUV to earn an overall rating of "good" in the test.

Outback sales increased 34 percent in May, with a 10 percent year-to-date increase over 2012. XV Crosstrek sales reached 5,295 for the month of May, a record high for the world’s most fuel efficient all-wheel drive SUV. Subaru announced that a hybrid version of the popular XV Crosstrek will go on sale later this year.

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