Subaru Reports Best-Ever April Sales
- April 2013 is best April sales month in Subaru history
- Sales of 32,943 units represent a 25 percent increase over April 2012
CHERRY HILL, N.J., May 1, 2013
CHERRY HILL, N.J., May 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Subaru of America, Inc. today
reported 32,943 vehicle sales for April 2013, which represents a 25 percent
increase over April 2012 and the best-ever April sales month in company
history. Year-to-date sales for Subaru total 125,470– a 17 percent increase
over the same period in 2012. These results build on strong sales from 2012
where Subaru achieved five consecutive years of sales increases and exceeded
300,000 annual sales in 2012 – a first in company history.
April sales for the all-new 2014 Forester increased 65 percent over April 2012
Forester sales. XV Crosstrek and BRZ sales were also notably strong at 4433
and 812, respectively.
"Demand for the all-new 2014 Forester has been especially strong," said Thomas
J. Doll, president and chief operating officer, Subaru of America, Inc. "We
expect to see sales for the Forester and XV Crosstrek continue to grow
throughout the year."
Carline Apr-13 Apr-12 % Chg Apr-13 Apr-12 % Chg
MTD MTD MTD YTD YTD YTD
Forester 9366 5666 65.3% 30510 22540 35.4%
Impreza 4692 6791 -30.9% 19124 27891 -31.4%
Impreza WRX 1508 1352 11.5% 6027 4181 44.2%
Legacy 3286 3799 -13.5% 14615 15916 -8.2%
Outback 8730 8548 2.1% 36831 35608 3.4%
Tribeca 116 154 -24.7% 620 742 -16.4%
BRZ 812 0 n/a 2600 0 n/a
XV Crosstrek 4433 0 n/a 15143 0 n/a
TOTAL 32943 26310 25.2% 125470 106878 17.40%
"Our 25 percent increase in sales was primarily driven by the all-new 2014
Forester and strong performance across the rest of the model lines," said Bill
Cyphers, senior vice president of sales, Subaru of America, Inc."We look
forward to adding the XV Crosstrek Hybrid – Subaru's first-ever hybrid – to
About Subaru of America, Inc.
Subaru of America, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Fuji Heavy Industries
Ltd. of Japan. Headquartered at a zero-landfill office 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.
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