Although available vehicle supply continues to hamper sales volume, the AWD brand continues its winning ways. Wayne Gerdes – CleanMPG – July 1, 2016 2016 AWD Subaru Outback 2.5i - $26,145 to start incl. the $850 D&H charge offers owners a 25/33 mpgUS city/highway rating. TrueCar is showing just $1,500 to $2k off MSRP from West to East coasts. Subaru June 2016 Sales Overview Subaru reported it sold 46,598 vehicles in June, up 5.1 percent over the 44,335 sold in June of 2015. This result was a June record, the 55th straight month of increases and the 28th consecutive month of 40,000+ vehicle sales. YTD sales of 279,458 was up 2.6 percent over the 272,418 vehicles sold through the same 6-month period of 2015. In NY, Subaru stated they would increase vehicle production capacity within the U.S. to alleviate the supply constraints currently being experienced by the company. Thomas J. Doll, President and COO, Subaru of America: Subaru June 2016 Sales Highlights The single most purchased vehicle within the Subaru lineup was the one that experienced the largest increase. The Outback was picked up by 13,417 new owners, up 23.0 percent over the 10,912 sold in June of 2015. That result was a best June in history for the model and the 28th consecutive month in which more than 10,000 were sold. 2016 Subaru Outback YTD sales of the Outback was 77,386 was up 8.5 percent over the 71,317 sold through the same 6-month period of 2015. Market Share Detail In June, VW market share was down a significant 0.5 percent from its previous 2.1 percent share. This is expected given the TDI emissions problems revealed last fall. Nissan share was up an eye opening 0.9 percent while Toyota was down the same. Ford was up 0.6 percent while GM was down 0.7 percent vs June of 2015. On a volume basis, June of 2016 US Auto sales of 1.51 million vehicles was up 2.7 percent over June of 2015s 1.47 million vehicles result. 2016 YTD sales of 8.59 million is up 1.1 percent ahead of the 8.59 million vehicles sold through the same period of 2015. U.S. June 2016 Sales vs. June 2015 Sales Ranks and Results for the top 14 Automobile Manufacturers GM June 2016 Sales Down 1.6% with 255,210 Vehicles Sold Ford June 2016 Sales Up 6.4% with 240,109 Vehicles Sold Toyota June 2016 Sales Down 5.6% with 198,257 Vehicles Sold FCA June 2016 Sales Up 6.5% with 197,073 Vehicles Sold Nissan June 2016 Sales Up 13.1% with 140,553 Vehicles Sold Honda June 2016 Sales Up 3.2% with 138,715 Vehicles Sold Hyundai June 2016 Sales Up 0.0% with 67,511 Vehicles Sold Kia June 2016 Sales Up 15.6% with 62,572 Vehicles Sold Subaru June 20165 Sales Up 5.1% with 46,598 Vehicles Sold BMW June 2016 Sales Down 11.9% with 33,769 Vehicles Sold Mercedes-Benz June 2016 Sales Up 2.3% with 31,965 Vehicles Sold Mazda June 2016 Sales Down 3.8% with 26,188 Vehicles Sold VW June 2016 Sales Down 21.8% with 23,809 Vehicles Sold Audi June 2016 Sales Up 1.0% with 18,445 Vehicles Sold In June, FCA moved within 1,250 vehicles of overtaking Toyota for the 3rd position, Nissan overtook Honda for the 5th spot and Mazda overtook VW for the first time to occupy the 12th spot. The seasonally adjusted annual selling rate (SAAR) for light vehicles in June was approximately 17.0 million vehicles. Calendar-year-to-date, the light vehicle SAAR was 17.3 million vehicles.