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January 30, 2020

Subaru Corporation Announces Production, Japan Sales and Export Results
for December 2019 and CY2019 (Flash Report)

< December 2019 >

December 2019
Units 2019 vs 2018
Domestic production *1
57,741
+11.6% 2nd consecutive month of increase
Overseas production *2
25,627
-2.1% First decrease in 2 months
Global production total
83,368
+7.0% 2nd consecutive month of increase
Passenger vehicles 6,156 -17.0% 5th consecutive month of decrease
Mini vehicles 1,491 -14.9% 3rd consecutive month of decrease
Japan sales total 7,647 -16.6% 3rd consecutive month of decrease
Export total *3
57,317
+33.6% 2nd consecutive month of increase

☆: December record

< Production >

Domestic production increased led by an increase in Forester production.
Overseas production decreased due partly to a decrease in Impreza production.

< Sales in Japan >

Passenger vehicle sales decreased as the sales momentum of the Forester boosted by the launch of its fully-redesigned version declined.
Mini vehicle sales decreased as sales of the Pleo and other models declined.

< Exports >

Exports from Japan increased for reasons including increased production in Japan and shipping schedules of vessels.

< CY2019>

CY2019
Units 2019 vs 2018
Domestic production *1
618,764
-6.2% 3rd consecutive year of decrease
Overseas production *2
368,519
+2.5% First increase in 2 years
Global production total
987,283
-3.1% 2nd consecutive year of decrease
Passenger vehicles 105,075 -11.9% 2nd consecutive year of decrease
Mini vehicles 26,186 -10.1% 13th consecutive year of decrease
Japan sales total 131,261 -11.6% 2nd consecutive year of decrease
Export total *3
505,577
-5.1% 3rd consecutive year of decrease

〇: Calendar year record

< Production >

Domestic production decreased for reasons including temporary production halt due to a typhoon.
Overseas production increased led by strong demand for the Ascent.

< Sales in Japan >

Passenger vehicle sales decreased as strong sales of the Forester were offset by a decrease in sales of other models.
Mini vehicle sales decreased as sales of the Pleo and other models declined.

< Exports >

Exports from Japan declined due to decreased production in Japan.

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

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