2014

Subaru Sales Continue to Climb - Subaru Outback Has Best August Ever -

CHERRY HILL, N.J., Sept. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Subaru of America, Inc. today reported August sales of 22,239 units. With the exception of last year's outstanding result during the CARS program this was Subaru of America's best August ever.  Year-to-date sales totaled 172,182 units – a 20-percent increase.

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The Subaru Outback posted another record month with 8,053 units sold in August 2010, a 37-percent increase compared to August 2009.

"August was another great sales month for Subaru," said Tim Colbeck, senior vice president of sales, Subaru of America, Inc. "Since last August and the CARS program we've ramped up production but demand has continued to outpace supply for our products. Thanks to our strong product line up, we continue to grow and are looking at another record year for the brand." 

Vehicle Lineup


Aug-10


Aug-09


% chg


Aug-10 YTD


Aug-09 YTD


% chg.

Legacy


2,965


3,569


-17%


25,166


18,536


36%

Outback


8,053


5,857


37%


58,230


29,755


96%

Impreza


3,801


6,590


-42%


29,377


34,994


-16%

Forester


7,234


11,870


-39%


57,672


55,602


4%

Tribeca


186


797


-77%


1,737


4,941


-65%

Total


22,239


28,683


-22%


172,182


143,828


20%



"The dedication and outstanding efforts of our employees and retail partners allow Subaru to continue to achieve new sales records," said Thomas J. Doll, executive vice president, Subaru of America, Inc. "We have a strong product line that appeals to today's buyers, and we are on target for another record-setting year."

About Subaru of America, Inc.

Subaru of America, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Fuji Heavy Industries Ltd. of Japan. Headquartered in Cherry Hill, N.J., the company markets and distributes Subaru Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive 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 www.subaru.com.


Contacts:

Heather Ward

Subaru of America, Inc.

856-938-8448

hward@subaru.com       




SOURCE Subaru of America, Inc.



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