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April 27, 2017

Subaru Corporation Announces Production, Japan Sales and Export Results
for March 2017 and FYE2017 (Flash Report)

< March 2017 >

March 2017 Jan-Mar 2017
Units 2017 vs 2016 Units ’17 vs ’16
Domestic production *1
67,606 +0.7% First y/y increase in 3 months   177,412 -3.9%
Overseas production *2
☆☆ 37,598 +65.8% 10th consecutive month of y/y increase 103,017 +59.4%
Global production total ☆☆ 105,204 +17.1% 8th consecutive month of y/y increase 280,429 +12.5%
Passenger vehicles   18,496 +27.7% 3rd consecutive month of y/y increase   44,436 +19.4%
Mini vehicles   4,777 +9.2% First y/y increase in 3 months   10,609 +3.2%
Japan sales total   23,273 +23.4% 6th consecutive month of y/y increase   55,045 +15.9%
Export total *3
49,480 -8.7% 2nd consecutive month of y/y decrease   129,219 -8.5%

☆: Record high for the month of March
☆☆: Record high for a single month
〇: Record high for January-March period

< Production >

Domestic production increased year-on-year as an increase in the Forester production offset a decline in the Legacy and Outback production.
Overseas production significantly increased year-on-year, due to increased production capacity as well as the all-new Impreza’s start of production in November 2016.

< Sales in Japan >

Passenger vehicle sales increased year-on-year due to continued strong demand for the all-new Impreza launched in October 2016.
Mini vehicle sales increased year-on-year, as sales of the all-new Chiffon launched in December 2016 offset a decline in the Stella and Pleo sales.

< Exports >

Exports from Japan decreased year-on-year as shipments to North America and China decreased.

< April 2016 - March 2017 >

April 2016 – March 2017 (FYE2017)
Units FYE2017 vs FYE2016
Domestic production *1
720,519 +0.8% 7th consecutive year of y/y increase
Overseas production *2
335,237 +42.1% 3rd consecutive year of y/y increase
Global production total 1,055,756 +11.0% 7th consecutive year of y/y increase
Passenger vehicles   129,202 +11.8% First y/y increase in 2 years
Mini vehicles   34,120 -3.1% 3rd consecutive year of y/y decrease
Japan sales total   163,322 +8.3% First y/y increase in 3 years
Export total *3
570,743 -1.0% First y/y decrease in 5 years

★: Record high for April-March period

< Production >

Domestic production increased year-on-year, as production of the Forester, WRX STI and Levorg increased.
Overseas production significantly increased year-on-year, due to increased production capacity as well as the all-new Impreza’s start of production in November 2016.

< Sales in Japan >

Passenger vehicle sales increased year-on-year due to strong demand for the Forester as well as the all-new Impreza launched in October 2016.
Mini vehicle sales decreased year-on-year.

< Exports >

Exports from Japan slightly decreased year-on-year.

*1 JAMA (Japan Automobile Manufacturers Association Inc.) report basis (CBU)
*2 Local line-off basis
*3 JAMA report basis

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