Subaru of America, Inc. Sets September Sales Record

CHERRY HILL, N.J., Oct. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Subaru of America, Inc. today reported sales of 27,683 vehicles for the month of September, a 32 percent increase over September 2011. The company also reported year-to-date sales of 245,463, which represents an impressive 25.5 percent increase over prior year.

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September sales for newly-refreshed Outback and Legacy models have increased 39 percent and 31 percent, respectively, over September 2011. Also, September sales for Impreza were up 211 percent over September 2011; year-to-date sales for Impreza have increased 155 percent.

"Subaru sales continue to rise because we have the right product, the right positioning and a strong retail network," said Thomas J. Doll, executive vice president and COO, Subaru of America, Inc. "XV Crosstrek, the most fuel efficient crossover vehicle in America, has just arrived in showrooms and we know this vehicle will further fuel our sales growth this fall."

Carline

Sep-12

Sep-11

% Chg

Sep-12

Sep-11

% Chg


MTD

MTD

MTD

YTD

YTD

YTD

Forester

6066

6592

-7.98%

56571

56381

0.34%

Impreza

4992

1601

211.81%

54122

21259

154.58%

Impreza WRX

1079

1739

-37.95%

9529

9811

-2.87%

Legacy

4124

3139

31.38%

35589

31338

13.57%

Outback

10583

7607

39.12%

85204

74791

13.92%

Tribeca

139

256

-45.70%

1538

1970

-21.93%

BRZ

508

0

0.00%

2718

0

0.00%

XV Crosstrek

192

0

0.00%

192

0

0.00%

TOTAL

27683

20934

32.24%

245463

195550

25.52%

"With such strong September sales, Subaru is in an excellent position to exceed 300,000 units this year," 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 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.

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.