CHERRY HILL, NJ – Subaru of America, Inc. reported that the company had another month of increased sales in June. The 2009 Subaru Forester continues its strong sales start, up 41 percent over the same period last year, while the Subaru Legacy maintains its increase in sales, up 19 percent over the same period last year.
"In a turbulent market, Subaru has seen continued growth," said Tim Colbeck, vice president of sales for Subaru of America. "The market is clearly undergoing some major shifts as gas prices start to affect buying behavior. With gas at over $4 a gallon, consumers are actively looking for more efficient vehicles without sacrificing safety and versatility. Our vehicles score high marks in these areas, and so Subaru has been able to increase market share every month in 2008."