RECORD JULY SALES FOR SUBARU CANADA

Mon, 09/08/2010

Subaru Canada, Inc. (SCI) achieved its best ever July sales of 2336 vehicles, up 28.1 per cent over July 2009.

SCI beat its previous July record, set in 2008, by 16.7 per cent.

Year-to-date sales are also up 31.8 per cent. The robust results further solidify Subaru Canada's position as the fastest growing Japanese manufacturer in Canada.

Outback sales toppled previous July records as Canadians purchased 607, an impressive increase of 437.2 per cent over the same month last year.

Legacy (Liberty in Australia) sales also rose by 280.6 percent over last July.

"Subaru has a unique and compelling product offering," says Shiro Ohta, president and CEO of SCI. "Our lineup of symmetrical full-time All-Wheel Drive vehicles continues to be favoured by existing Subaru consumers, but we are especially pleased to welcome new customers into the family as we successfully build awareness for our brand."

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