Camden-based Subaru of America reported 51,659 vehicle sales for September 2019, a 9.4 percent decrease compared with September 2018, the company said Wednesday.
The automaker attributed the decline to low days supply and three fewer selling days compared to September 2018. Year to date, Subaru has sold a record 525,329 vehicles, up 4.4 percent compared with the same period last year despite a tightening market.
Earlier in September, Subaru announced the sale of its 10-millionth vehicle in the United States. The new owner took delivery of a 2019 Subaru Impreza at the oldest Subaru retail facility in the country, Nate Wade Subaru in Salt Lake City, Utah.
“It took us 41 years to achieve our first five million sales, and just over 10 years to achieve the next five million,” Thomas Doll, president and chief executive officer, Subaru of America, said in a press release. “Accomplishing this milestone reflects our commitment to providing customers with vehicles made to the highest standards of safety, reliability and dependability.”