U.S. MEDIA CENTER
December 3, 2013 , Cherry Hill, N.J. -

SUBARU OF AMERICA, INC. CONTINUES SUCCESS, REPORTS BEST EVER NOVEMBER

• November sales up 29.8% over last November
• Forester best month ever
• XV Crosstrek best month ever
• One millionth Forester sold since model’s inception in 1997

Today Subaru of America, Inc. reported best-ever November sales. Subaru sold 36,621 vehicles in November and 384,511 total vehicles in 2013. The company broke its previous sales record of 336,441 in October with two months remaining in the calendar year.

The MotorTrend 2014 Sport/Utility Vehicle of the Year—Forester and the XV Crosstrek both set all-time monthly sales records during the month. Subaru sold 13,410 and 5,311 units respectively during the month of November.

“November was a busy and exciting month for the brand,” said Thomas J. Doll, president and chief operating officer, Subaru of America, Inc. “Not only did we have our best ever November, but we revealed the all-new 2015 WRX at the LA Auto Show and hinted at our design direction with the 2015 Legacy CONCEPT.”

Carline
Nov-13
Nov-12
% Chg
Nov-13
Nov-12
% Chg
 
MTD
MTD
MTD
YTD
YTD
YTD
Forester
13410
5703
135.1%
110363
67583
63.3%
Impreza
3767
4552
-17.3%
53907
62312
-13.5%
Impreza WRX
1507
1353
11.4%
16289
11982
36.0%
Legacy
2911
3723
-21.8%
39352
42910
-8.3%
Outback
8852
10124
-12.6%
107047
105481
1.5%
Tribeca
107
164
-34.8%
1455
1886
-22.9%
BRZ
756
527
43.6%
7882
3647
116.1%
XV Crosstrek
5311
2060
157.8%
48216
3987
1109.3%
TOTAL
36621
28206
29.8%
384511
299788
28.3%

“Coming off its recent MotorTrend 2014 Sport/Utility Vehicle of the Year award, Forester continues to show why it was a successful redesign,” said Bill Cyphers, senior vice president of sales, Subaru of America, Inc. “The Forester’s strong momentum carried into November as an all-time monthly sales record was set for the SUV. Through November, nearly 60% of our buyers are new to Subaru, more and more people continue to embrace the brand.” added Cyphers.

During the month of November, Subaru also sold its 1 millionth Forester in the United States since the model was introduced in 1997.

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.