Subaru of America, Inc. Reports 21 Percent Growth In January Sales

      Subaru of America, Inc. Reports 21 Percent Growth In January Sales

- January 2013 sales of 27,663 represent a 21 percent increase over January
2012

PR Newswire

CHERRY HILL, N.J., Feb. 1, 2013

CHERRY HILL, N.J., Feb. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Subaru of America, Inc. today
reported 27,663 vehicle sales for January 2013, which represents a 21 percent
increase over January 2012. These results build on strong sales from 2012
where Subaru achieved four consecutive years of sales increases and exceeded
300,000 annual sales in 2012 – a first in company history. 

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Forester and Outback sales for January 2013 increased 28 and 16 percent
respectively, over January 2012. Outback and Legacy models were recently
named Top Safety Pick+ by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. XV
Crosstrek, the new small SUV also added 2,764 sales to the month's total.

"We are excited to see strong sales across our entire model line," said Thomas
J. Doll, executive vice president and COO, Subaru of America, Inc.America.
"It is a positive start for the year and we expect strong demand for the
all-new 2014 Forester when it arrives in showrooms this spring."



Carline      Jan-13 Jan-12 % Chg
             MTD    MTD    MTD
Forester     6565   5117   28.3%
Impreza      4590   6221   -26.2%
Impreza WRX  1306   710    83.9%
Legacy       3184   3119   2.1%
Outback      8632   7412   16.5%
Tribeca      159    228    -30.3%
BRZ          463    0      0.0%
XV Crosstrek 2764   0      0.0%
TOTAL        27,663 22,807 21.3%



"Car shoppers are looking for value, safety and performance. Our vehicles
deliver on that promise and that is evident in our strong January sales," 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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