Subaru of America, Inc. Reports Best November Sales In Company History

    Subaru of America, Inc. Reports Best November Sales In Company History

- November 2012 sales increase 60 percent over November 2011

- Subaru year-to-date sales increase 28 percent

- Best November for Outback, Legacy and Impreza models

PR Newswire

CHERRY HILL, N.J., Dec. 3, 2012

CHERRY HILL, N.J., Dec. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --Subaru of America, Inc. today
reported 28,206 sales for the month of November, a 60 percent increase over
November 2011. The company also announced record-breaking annual sales of
299,788 vehicles which represent a 28 percent increase over 2011 and just 222
vehicles short of achieving 300,000 sales for the first time in company
history. Following the November close, on Dec. 1, 2012, Subaru achieved the
300,000^th sales milestone for the first time in company history.

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Outback, Legacy and Impreza models experienced the best November sales month
in history. Year-to-date sales for Impreza have increased 184 percent over
2011. Year-to-date sales for newly-refreshed Outback and Legacy models have
increased 16 percent and 14 percent respectively. The new BRZ and XV
Crosstrek models also added 2,587 incremental sales for the month of November.

"With such strong November sales, Subaru annual sales should exceed 330,000
vehicles -- which would represent a 24 percent increase over our 2011 record
sales of 266,989 vehicles," said Thomas J. Doll, executive vice president and
COO, Subaru of America, Inc."This has been another exciting, record-breaking
month for Subaru."

Carline      Nov-12 Nov-11 % Chg   Nov-12 Nov-11 % Chg
             MTD    MTD    MTD     YTD    YTD    YTD
Forester     5703   5829   -2.2%   67583  67595  -0.0%
Impreza      4552   182    2401.1% 62312  21927  184.2%
Impreza WRX  1353   1230   10.0%   11982  12548  -4.5%
Legacy       3723   2892   28.7%   42910  37776  13.6%
Outback      10124  7293   38.8%   105481 90975  16%
Tribeca      164    231    -29.0%  1886   2467   -23.6%
BRZ          527    0      0.0%    3647   0      0.0%
XV Crosstrek 2060   0      0.0%    3987   0      0.0%
TOTAL        28206  17657  59.7%   299788 233288 28.5%

"While Subaru has the industry's highest customer loyalty, we are also seeing
record levels of first-time Subaru buyers -- which has significantly
contributed to our sales growth 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.

Website: http://www.subaru.com
 
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