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Subaru Announces Record Sales for Impreza, Legacy, & Forester

January 19, 2009

CHERRY HILL, N.J. Subaru of America recently announced a 0.3 percent sales increase for full-year 2008 sales over 2007. Driven by record results for its Impreza, Legacy, and Forester model lines, Subaru was the only full-line brand with positive sales through November 2008, according to the automaker. (Full-year results for other makers are not known at time of posting).

In 2008, the Subaru Forester was named 2009 Motor Trend Sport/Utility of the Year and the brand performed well in Kelley Blue Book and ALG ratings.

Subaru also unveiled a Concept Legacy Sedan at the North American International Auto Show to showcase a potential direction for the model that celebrates 20 years of U.S. sales and production in 2009.

Tim Colbeck, vice president of sales for Subaru of America said, "To post increased sales for the year the Industry has just experienced reflects the strength of our products, our dealers, and the Subaru brand. In a difficult market we were able to establish new sales records for Forester, Impreza, and Legacy sedan and also record our highest market share ever."


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