JULY RECORD FOR SUBARU

Wed, 04/08/2010

Subaru achieved all-time record July sales of 3253 vehicles, according to official VFACTS figures released today.

Subaru sales were up 15.9 per cent for the month and the innovative Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive brand has a 4.0 per cent share of the market year-to-date (YTD).

Spearheading the Subaru performance was Forester with 1321 sales, up 15.3 per cent on July 2009. It was also the model's best July. Forester remains the country's best-selling SUV Compact for the month and YTD.

Also performing strongly was Outback with 543 sales, up an incredible 311.4 per cent for the month and 131.4 YTD.

Liberty sold 500, up 60.3 per cent over last July and 55.1 per cent YTD.

Subaru's stellar result also included 814 Impreza and 75 Tribeca sales.

Subaru Managing Director, Nick Senior, said: "With our widebody Impreza WRX and revised STI due in early September, we're getting strong showroom interest right across the Subaru range."

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