Subaru of America, Inc. Reports Record Breaking February Sales

        Subaru of America, Inc. Reports Record Breaking February Sales

- Sales of 28,163 represent best-ever month of February for Subaru

PR Newswire

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

CHERRY HILL, N.J., March 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Subaru of America, Inc. today
reported 28,163 vehicle sales for February 2013, which represents an 11
percent increase over February 2012 and the best ever February in company
history. Year-to-date sales for Subaru total 55,826 – a 16 percent increase
over the same period in 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. 

"Subaru vehicles continue to win awards and recognition from the industry
press and our customers are purchasing our products in record numbers," said
Thomas J. Doll, executive vice president and chief operating officer, Subaru
of America, Inc. "With the addition of the all-new 2014 Forester being
introduced this month, we are confident that we will establish another
all-time monthly sales record again in March."

Carline      Feb-13 Feb-12 % Chg  Feb-13 Feb-12 % Chg
             MTD    MTD    MTD    YTD    YTD    YTD
Forester     5529   5565   -0.7%  12094  10682  13.2%
Impreza      4515   6334   -28.7% 9105   12555  -27.5%
Impreza WRX  1486   922    61.2%  2792   1632   71.1%
Legacy       3745   3614   3.6%   6929   6733   2.9%
Outback      9016   8762   2.9%   17648  16174  9.1%
Tribeca      194    177    9.6%   353    405    -12.8%
BRZ          420    0      n/a    883    0      n/a
XV Crosstrek 3258   0      n/a    6022   0      n/a
TOTAL        28163  25374  11%    55826  48181  15.9%

"Subaru retailers are successfully demonstrating to customers our core value
of 'Love' throughout the purchase and ownership experience, which is making
these strong results possible," 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 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

Michael McHale
Subaru of America, Inc.

Sheriece Matias
Subaru of America, Inc.

SOURCE Subaru of America, Inc.

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