Subaru of America, Inc. Celebrates Record-Breaking Sales

           Subaru of America, Inc. Celebrates Record-Breaking Sales

-- Subaru breaks all-time annual sales record with two months of the year
still remaining

-- Record October monthly sales increase 30 percent over October 2011

PR Newswire

CHERRY HILL, N.J., Nov. 1, 2012

CHERRY HILL, N.J., Nov. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --Subaru of America, Inc. today
reported 26,119 sales for the month of October, a 30 percent increase over
October 2011. The company also announced record breaking annual sales of
271,582 – a 26 percent increase over 2011. This represents a historic high
for Subaru of America. Subaru sales for 2012 have surpassed the previous
sales record of 266,989 vehicles set just last year. This marks the company's
fifth year of sales growth and fourth successive sales record.

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Year-to-date sales for Impreza have increased 165 percent over 2011.
Year-to-date sales for newly-refreshed Outback and Legacy models have
increased 14 percent and 12 percent, respectively.

"Subaru is celebrating a year of records; we couldn't be more thrilled with
our results," said Thomas J. Doll, executive vice president and COO, Subaru of
America, Inc."The year isn't over yet and we expect XV Crosstrek sales will
help drive even greater momentum throughout the remainder of the year."

Carline      Oct-12 Oct-11 % Chg   Oct-12 Oct-11 % Chg
             MTD    MTD    MTD     YTD    YTD    YTD
Forester     5309   5385   -1.41%  61880  61766  0.18%
Impreza      3638   486    648.56% 57760  21745  165.62%
Impreza WRX  1100   1507   -27.01% 10629  11318  -6.09%
Legacy       3598   3546   1.47%   39187  34884  12.34%
Outback      10153  8891   14.19%  95357  83682  13.95%
Tribeca      184    266    -30.83% 1722   2236   -22.99%
BRZ          402    0      0.00%   3120   0      0.00%
XV Crosstrek 1735   0      0.00%   1927   0      0.00%
TOTAL        26119  20081  30.07%  271582 215631 25.95%

"With strong product and a strong retail network, we are poised to exceed
sales of 320,000 vehicles 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.
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Michael McHale
Subaru of America, Inc.

Sheriece Matias
Subaru of America, Inc.

SOURCE Subaru of America, Inc.

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