2017 Subaru Forester, 2017 Subaru Outback
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Something in August Made 2017 Subaru Forester and Outback Perform With Unbeaten Success

The 2017 Subaru Forester and Outback are rock stars for the automaker. What happened in August?

The 2017 Subaru Forester SUV and Outback wagon are hot items for Subaru. Both achieved their best ever sales month in August. It was also another record month for Subaru of America as they achieve their best-ever sales month in company history. They have the right products and consumers are responding.

Subaru continues to outpace all other automakers in percentage of growth. Subaru of America sold 60,418 vehicles in August 2016, a 14.7 percent increase over August 2015 sales of 52,697. August marks the best-ever sales month in their history, breaking the previous record set in December 2015 (56,274).

Forester and Outback lead the way

The 2017 Forester and 2017 Outback have been big hits with US consumers. Forester is the top seller in the lineup of all-wheel-drive vehicles and posted a 11.9 percent sales increase in August. The 2017 Outback outperformed all models in the stable with a 56.2 percent increase. The Legacy sedan was also a good performer and posted a 35.5 percent increase for the month.

2017 Impreza is on the way

Subaru will have another model that should be a hot ticket to get. The Japanese automaker is expecting the all-new 2017 Impreza to be a hot car when it arrives later this year. The Impreza just launched in Japan and will built at the US plant in Indiana for the first time. The Outback is also built at the Lafayette, Indiana plant. Forester is shipped from Japan.

The Subaru brand is enjoying great success around the globe and the US market leads the way as the Japanese automaker’s number one market in the world. For August, the 2017 Subaru Forester and 2017 Outback achieved best-ever sales in the US. They are the rock stars in the lineup.

Source: Subaru

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0% interest helped, too, I'm sure, carried over to September.