U.S. MEDIA CENTER
August 1, 2013 , Cherry Hill, N.J. -

SUBARU REPORTS RECORD-HIGH JULY SALES

• Company posts best-ever July sales for the Forester, Outback and Impreza models
• Subaru sales continue to grow at record pace

Subaru of America, Inc. today reported 35,994 vehicle sales for the month of July, a 43 percent increase over July 2012. The company also posted best-ever July sales for the Forester, Outback and Impreza models. Year-to-date sales for Subaru total 240,591 – 27 percent higher than the same period in 2012.

July sales for Forester reached 9841, 52 percent higher than July 2012. Outback and Impreza monthly sales also increased 23 percent and 12 percent, respectively, over July 2012.

“Subaru sales have been on the rise for the past five years and we are excited to have achieved another record,” said Thomas J. Doll, president and chief operating officer, Subaru of America, Inc.

Carline
Jul-13
Jul-12
% Chg
Jul-13
Jul-12
% Chg
 
MTD
MTD
MTD
YTD
YTD
YTD
Forester
9841
6453
52.5%
60589
43549
39.1%
Impreza
5614
4553
23.3%
35167
44411
-20.8%
Impreza WRX
1471
925
59.%
11024
7769
41.9%
Legacy
3142
3321
-5.4%
26550
27593
-3.8%
Outback
10456
9282
12.7%
71767
63336
13.3%
Tribeca
128
151
-15.2%
994
1242
-20%
BRZ
706
498
41.8%
4774
1587
200.8%
XV Crosstrek
4636
n/a
n/a
29726
n/a
n/a
TOTAL
35994
25183
43%
240591
189487
27%

“At our current pace, selling 400,000 vehicles in 2013 is certainly within reach,” 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 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.