AMERICA'S RECORD QUARTER

Thu, 08/04/2010

Subaru of America, Inc. achieved its best first quarter sales of 57,494, continuing its strong start to 2010.

March also marked another record with 23,785 sales, breaking the previous March record of 19,049, set in 2006.

SoA has broken sales records for eight of the last ten months.

Among the standout performers, Legacy (known in Australia as Liberty) sold 3487, up 124 per cent on last March and 111 per cent year-to-date (YTD).

Outback sales of 7619 were up 111 per cent for the month and 126 per cent YTD.

Forester sold 8467, up 24 per cent on last March.

SoA also sold 3969 Imprezas and 243 Tribecas.

"The Subaru brand occupies a unique position in the marketplace due to our exceptional sales results and products that offer customers superior safety, value, reliability and durability," said Thomas J. Doll, executive vice president and COO, Subaru of America, Inc.

"Topping that off, our vehicles are delivered through a passionate retail sales network that takes pride in offering our customers the best sales and service experience possible."

ABOUT SUBARU

Every Subaru sold in Australia features Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive and a horizontally opposed Boxer engine, standard Vehicle Dynamics Control electronic stability program, and a five-star rating for occupant safety from the independent Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP). The result - driving confidence