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3 Jun, 2015

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[USA] Subaru of America, Inc. Reports Record May Sales

- Record May - monthly sales increase 12.2 percent over May 2014
- 42nd consecutive month of year-over-year growth
- Subaru Legacy sales up 63% Y-o-Y
- Best May ever for Forester, Outback and XV Crosstrek
- 16 percent increase YTD over 2014
- 165,000th XV Crosstrek sold
- 1,400,000th Outback sold

Cherry Hill, N.J. - Subaru of America, Inc. today reported record sales for May 2015 totaling 49,561 vehicles, a 12.2 percent gain over May 2014. The company also reported year-to-date sales of 228,083 vehicles, a 16 percent gain over the same period in 2014.

May marked the 15th consecutive month of 40,000+ vehicle sales for the company. Forester, Outback and XV Crosstrek sales were notably strong as each model line achieved its best May ever. Legacy sales for May 2015 increased 64 percent over the same month in 2014.

"We are pleased to see our sales growth continue and surpass the records we set last year," said Thomas J. Doll, president and chief operating officer, Subaru of America, Inc. "Our strong sales are a result of Subaru owner loyalty and buyers coming to the brand for the first time. It is a winning combination that will continue to drive sales."

"The Outback was the fourth most-shopped model in the U.S. last month and our shopping levels in general are at their highest levels ever" said Jeff Walters, senior vice president of sales, Subaru of America, Inc. "At our current pace, with the steadfast support of our retailers, selling more than 540,000 vehicles in 2015 is certainly within reach."

Carline

May-15

May-14

% Chg

May-15

May-14

% Chg

MTD

MTD

MTD

YTD

YTD

YTD

Forester

15,157

14,146

7.2%

66,770

61,083

9.3%

Impreza

5,643

5,659

-0.3%

26,240

25,822

1.6%

WRX / STI

2,895

2,957

-2.1%

12,869

11,170

15.2%

Legacy

5,000

3,053

63.8%

24,647

14,723

67.4%

Outback

12,384

11,641

6.4%

60,405

51,230

17.9%

BRZ

606

852

-28.9%

2,259

3,738

-39.6%

XV Crosstrek

7,876

5,778

36.3%

34,893

28,331

23.1%

TOTAL

49,561

44,170

12.2%

228,083

196,641

16.0%