JANUARY SALES SIZZLE FOR SUBARU

Thu, 03/02/2011

Subaru sales of 3531 vehicles in January gave the Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive brand a 4.8 per cent market share and a new monthly record for Impreza, according to official VFACTS figures released today.

Impreza sales of 1765 were up 102.2 per cent on January last year. It beat Impreza's previous record of 1597, set in May 2010.

Also performing strongly was Forester with 905 sales and Outback with 475.

Nick Senior, Managing Director, Subaru Australia, said: "It was a strong start to the year for Subaru and with our revised Forester line-up just going into showrooms, customers will have even greater choice from our range in the coming weeks."

Subaru's result was rounded out by sales of 304 Libertys and 78 Tribecas.

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