Subaru of America, Inc. Reports Best Month Ever

               Subaru of America, Inc. Reports Best Month Ever  - Best first quarter in company history  - Best ever month for Forester  - Best ever month for XV Crosstrek  - Best month in 10 years for WRX  PR Newswire  CHERRY HILL, N.J., April 1, 2014  CHERRY HILL, N.J., April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Continuing its long sales streak, Subaru of America, Inc. has reported record sales of 44,479  vehicles for March 2014. This is an increase of 21% over the March 2013 sales of 36,701 and means the company has now set consecutive monthly sales increases for the past 28 months.  The Forester and XV Crosstrek model lines both significantly contributed to the company's strong March sales and also its performance so far in 2014, which saw the company post first quarter sales of over 100,000 for the first time.  Furthering optimism around the brand, an all-new Legacy sedan model was shown this February and more new models are expected from the company later this year.  "We are delighted to have once again delivered record results," said Thomas J. Doll, president and chief operating officer, Subaru of America, Inc. "2014 looks already set to be our seventh year of consecutive sales growth, with more new product to come."                                                           March                 2013 Carline       March         % Chg  2014           % Chg                      2013                  YTD               2014                 YTD Forester      13,846 9,050  53.0%  35,390  21,144 67.4% Impreza       5,908  5,327  10.9%  14,719  14,432 2.0% Impreza WRX   2,181  1,727  26.3%  5,515   4,519  22.0% Legacy        3,234  4,400  -26.5% 8,544   11,329 -24.6% Outback       11,729 10,453 -12.2% 28,926  28,101 2.9% Tribeca       139    151    -7.9%  353     504    -30.0% BRZ           857    905    -5.3%  2,066   1,788  15.6% XV Crosstrek* 6,585  4,688  40.5%  16,875  10,710 57.6% TOTAL         44,479 36,701 21.2%  112,388 92,527 21.5%  *includes hybrid sales of 725  "We are reporting strong growth and sales across the country," said Bill Cyphers, senior vice president of sales "Our retailers continue to show dedication and commitment to make these record-breaking sales possible," added Cyphers.  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. For additional information visit media.subaru.com.  Michael McHale Subaru of America, Inc. 856-488-3326 mmchale@subaru.com  SOURCE Subaru of America, Inc.  Website: http://www.subaru.com