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#568 of 610 Re: keeping up with the Jones [xwesx]
Jan 03, 2013 (10:48 am)
Wife's car is probably affected.
#569 of 610 may as well post these here
by steve_ HOST
Jan 03, 2013 (12:57 pm)
Passed 91k on the '97 Outback over the holidays and got a nice salty coat on it.
#570 of 610 Re: may as well post these here [steve_]
Jan 03, 2013 (2:02 pm)
Wow Steve, only 91K? My wifes 2008 Outback will be there probably next year. Heck, my little 2007 Impreza passed that mark earlier this year!
BOT, Subie sales are up a huge 26% this year, or almost 70 thousand units. They've got some serious momentum going it seems, and with a new Forester coming next year as well as the XV Crosstrek hitting the dealers, things are looking really good for 2013...
#571 of 610 Re: may as well post these here [anythngbutgm]
by steve_ HOST
Jan 03, 2013 (2:12 pm)
I know - really should sell it and let someone else enjoy it. Take the money and get some snow tires on the van. Don't really need two cars and we just drive the Subaru when the weather looks like it could get bad.
Everyone keeps saying that mine has the awful head gasket problem but so far so good.
I put $1,000 into good tires and new brakes all round in the last year. That's about it for maintenance since I did the timing belt for $715 back in 2010 and a set of tires back in '06; just oil changes and stuff. Subies do tend to run good.
#572 of 610 Re: may as well post these here [steve_]
Jan 03, 2013 (4:35 pm)
Mind-blowing, Steve! That salt looks horrendous. 91K, sheesh.
#573 of 610 Re: may as well post these here [xwesx]
by steve_ HOST
Jan 03, 2013 (4:50 pm)
The only thing I can figure is that Morton must own the highway department.
Jan 12, 2013 (10:58 am)
with all their sales success recently, they can figure out how to send more BRZs to the United States....it's one of two contenders for my next purchase, probably a year or two out.
Mar 01, 2013 (1:05 pm)
A quick glance at this months numbers and it looks like Subaru is inching closer and closer to matching Volkswagon brand for brand! They were only about 3 thousand units off the mark this month and only 5 thousand for the year
Not saying they are going to knock VW down a notch tomorrow but for a company that sells about 3/4 of the lineup that VW sells, and one without a Full size ute like the Toureg, a minivan or a full size car like the CC as well as being 100% AWD and marketed to the snow belt, those month over increases are pretty amazing.
Also, brand for brand, Subaru outsold Chrysler (the brand) this month... by 3000 units!
#576 of 610 Re: Monthly sales [anythngbutgm]
Mar 01, 2013 (10:41 pm)
I've got to say, that IS pretty amazing. I knew Subaru's numbers were really good now, but I didn't know they were that good.
#577 of 610 Re: Monthly sales [nippononly]
Mar 03, 2013 (7:57 am)
Up 11% over a good month last year.