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March 2008 Sales: Subaru of America

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Subaru Reports Strong March 2008 Retail Sales
April 1, 2008 /PRNewswire/
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-- Impreza sales up 18 percent; Legacy sedan sales up 14 percent --
-- 1% gain in Retail sales --

CHERRY HILL, N.J., April 1, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Subaru of America,
Inc. today reported March sales of 16,685 total units. Retail sales were up
1% over March 2007, while fleet deliveries were lower than at the same time
in 2007. Fleet deliveries are expected to be made up later in the year.

Both the Impreza and Legacy model lines recorded gains over the same
period last year. The 2009 model year arrived in dealerships the last week
of the month and sales were reported as brisk.

Tim Colbeck, vice president of sales for Subaru of America said,
"Retail sales continue to be healthy for the brand in what is a tight
market, and our dealers have increased sales each month this year. Impreza
and Legacy sales were strong and we are excited about Forester as supplies
of the 2009 model year reach dealerships."

For a complete sales chart and additional information about Subaru of
America, Inc. and Subaru vehicles, visit our media website at
http://www.media.subaru.com.

About Subaru of America, Inc.

Subaru of America, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Fuji Heavy
Industries Ltd. of Japan. Headquartered in Cherry Hill, N.J., the company
markets and distributes Subaru Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive vehicles, parts
and accessories through a network of nearly 600 dealers across the United
States. Subaru makes the best-selling All-Wheel Drive car sold in America
based on R.L. Polk & Co. new vehicle retail registration statistics
calendar year-end 2005. For additional information visit
http://www.subaru.com.



Model                    2008 March                 % v 2007

    Total Legacy Sedan         2,205                      +14%
    Total Outback              4,378                      -12%
    (incl. Legacy Wagon)
    Total Impreza              4,446                      +18%
    Total Forester             4,615                       -9%
    Total Tribeca              1,041                      -17%
    Total                     16,685

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