Subaru Reports 42 Percent Increase In June Sales; Best-Ever June For Forester And Outback Subaru reaches 200,000 vehicle sales during the first six months of 2013 - a record-setting pace

CHERRY HILL, N.J., July 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Subaru of America, Inc. today reported 39,235 vehicle sales for the month of June, a 42 percent increase over June 2012.  The company also posted best-ever June sales for Forester and Outback models.  Year-to-date sales for Subaru total 204,597 – 25 percent higher than the same period in 2012.

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June Forester sales totaled 10,170, a 41 percent increase over June 2012 and best-ever June for the model.  The 2014 Forester was recently named a 2013 Top Safety Pick+ by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). The 2014 Subaru Forester is also the highest-safety-rated small SUV by IIHS.

June was also a record month for Outback sales.  Monthly sales for the popular Outback model totaled 12,210, 32 percent higher than June 2012.

"We are thrilled to close the first half of 2013 with such record numbers," said Thomas J. Doll, president and chief operating officer, Subaru of America, Inc. "Our products are being well-received and we are looking forward to adding Subaru's first-ever hybrid vehicle to our product line-up later this year."

Carline

Jun-13

Jun-12

% Chg

Jun-13

Jun-12

% Chg


MTD

MTD

MTD

YTD

YTD

YTD

Forester

10170

7233

40.6%

50748

37096

36.8%

Impreza

5210

5181

0.6%

29553

39858

-25.9%

Impreza WRX

1697

1138

49.1%

9553

6844

39.6%

Legacy

4363

3894

12%

23408

24272

-3.6%

Outback

12210

9254

31.9%

61311

54054

13.4%

Tribeca

144

184

-21.7%

866

1091

-20.6%

BRZ

789

818

-3.56%

4068

1089

273.6%

XV Crosstrek

4652

0

n/a

25090

0

n/a

TOTAL

39235

27702

41.6%

204597

164304

24.5%

"Subaru sold more than 200,000 vehicles in six months, which is a record setting pace for our brand," said Bill Cyphers, senior vice president of sales, Subaru of America, Inc.  "Consumers are looking for safety, versatility and durability; shoppers are finding that in Subaru showrooms."

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.

Michael McHale
Subaru of America, Inc.
856-488-3326
mmchale@subaru.com

Sheriece Matias
Subaru of America, Inc.
856-488-5093
smat@subaru.com

 

SOURCE Subaru of America, Inc.



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