Subaru Sales Rise

By Staff Writer June 08, 2021

Subaru of America reported 56,558 vehicle sales for May, an 8.8 percent increase compared to May 2020, when the COVID pandemic impacted the global economy at large. The automaker also reported year-to-date sales of 278,373, a 30.6 percent gain compared with the same period in 2020. 

“In May, based on their total inventory available for sale, our retailers were tremendously efficient in their sales activities in order to achieve these impressive results,” said Thomas Doll, president and CEO of Subaru of America. “We expect our momentum to continue with the arrival of the all-new 2022 Outback Wilderness this summer.”

May 2021 marked the 13th consecutive month of 40,000+ vehicle sales for Subaru. Forester was again the top performer by volume for the month with 20,006 sales, an increase of 12 percent over prior year and its best-ever May. WRX/STI also achieved its best May ever with 3,169 sales, an increase of 40.5 percent compared to the same month in 2020. Outback posted a 23 percent increase, while Crosstrek posted an increase of 5.6 percent compared to May 2020. 

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