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Subaru of America Sales Soar to Best July in Company History

August 2006
 Filed under: SUZUKI CORPORATE Car News | SUZUKI CORPORATE Headlines

- Sales of Subaru Impreza and Legacy 2.5i models lead company to a three percent increase year-to-date in total sales -

CHERRY HILL, N.J., Aug. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Subaru of America, Inc. sales soared in July posting its best July in company history, with sales totaling 18,923 units, up five percent for the month compared with the same period last year. Both the Subaru Impreza and Legacy posted double-digit gains, while total sales for the brand are up three percent year-to-date from the previous year.
"I would like to thank our outstanding Subaru retailers for their efforts in achieving yet another all-time sales month for Subaru," said Tim Colbeck, vice president of sales, Subaru of America, Inc. "July results showed continued strength in our fuel-efficient 2.5i Subaru Impreza and Legacy models, while the Subaru Outback, Forester and B9 Tribeca crossover vehicles are succeeding as alternatives to traditional SUVs."

The Subaru Legacy posted very strong results up 11 percent with 8,301 units in July, fueled by Subaru Outback sales of 5,974 units for the month. Subaru Forester recorded 4,492 units, while Baja posted 496 units in July. Subaru Impreza continues its incredible sales year posting a record 21 percent increase over the previous July, totaling 4,014 units. Subaru B9 Tribeca also posted a strong 1,620 units for the month.

"The Subaru line-up is well positioned in the current marketplace," said Mr. Colbeck. "What makes Subaru such a compelling choice is its combination of strong fuel economy, exhilarating driving performance and go-anywhere capability coupled with the industry-leading active and passive safety that comes standard with our Subaru Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive."

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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 nearly 600 dealers across the United States. Subaru makes the best-selling All-Wheel Drive car sold in America based on R.L. Polk & Co. new vehicle retail registration statistics calendar year-end 2005. For additional information visit .

Source: Subaru of America, Inc.


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