Subaru Of America, Inc. Announces Best Month Ever Sales Results

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CHERRY HILL, N.J., Aug. 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ —

  • Monthly sales increase 10.5 percent over July 2014
  • 44th consecutive month of year-over-year growth
  • Best July ever for XV Crosstrek, WRX/STI, Forester and Impreza
  • Best month ever for WRX/STI and XV Crosstrek
  • 13.8  percent increase YTD over 2014
  • 24th consecutive month of more than 10,000 Foresters sold
  • 17th consecutive month of more than 10,000 Outbacks sold

Subaru of America, Inc. today reported 50,517 vehicle sales for July 2015, a 10.5 percent increase over July 2014 sales of 45,714. July marks the best-ever sales month in company history, breaking the previous record set in August 2014 (50,246). The company also reported year-to-date sales of 322,935 vehicles, a 13.8 percent gain over the same period in 2014.

July marked the 17th consecutive month of 40,000+ vehicle sales for the company which continues to outpace the industry. XV Crosstrek, WRX/STI, Forester and Impreza sales were notably strong as each model line achieved its best July ever. The Forester posted a 9 percent increase, the Impreza a 22 percent increase, while the WRX/STI posted a record sales month and the most gains with an 85 percent sales increase. The XV Crosstrek continued to bring in strong sales with an increase of 30 percent, which also represented a monthly record.

“We are delighted to have achieved a new monthly sales record,” said Thomas J. Doll, president and chief operating officer, Subaru of America, Inc. “We would not have been able to achieve our current level of success without the hard work and dedication of our retailers, employees and independent distributors.”

“We have seen record numbers of consumers considering the Subaru brand. Consumers are not just shopping a single model – there has been strong demand for Outback, Forester, XV Crosstrek, Legacy, Impreza, as well as our performance models WRX and STI,” said Jeff Walters, senior vice president of sales, Subaru of America, Inc. “Almost 60 percent of our sales this year have been to customers new to the brand and we continue to work closely with our parent company to maximize production to meet the demand,” added Walters.

 

Carline

Jul-15

Jul-14

% Chg

Jul-15

Jul-14

% Chg

MTD

MTD

MTD

YTD

YTD

YTD

Forester

15,811

14,524

8.9%

96,639

88,924

8.7%

Impreza

6,527

5,368

21.6%

37,833

36,467

3.8%

WRX/STI

3,716

2,005

85.3%

18,751

15,240

23.0%

Legacy

4,500

4,679

-3.8%

33,673

22,533

49.4%

Outback

10,863

11,768

-7.7%

82,180

74,523

10.3%

BRZ

525

724

-27.5%

3,334

5,019

-33.576

XV Crosstrek

8,575

6,603

29.9%

50,525

40,368

25.2%

TOTAL

50,517

45,714

10.5%

322,935

283,722

13.8%

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 inCherry Hill, N.J., the company markets and distributes Subaru vehicles, parts and accessories through a network of more than 620 retailers 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

Diane Anton
Subaru of America, Inc.
856-488-5093
danton@subaru.com

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SOURCE Subaru of America, Inc.

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