Did you know that Subaru’s origins can be traced back to the manufacturing of war planes during World War II? The Nakajima Aircraft Company was the largest of four companies that would join forces to form Subaru in 1953.
A year after forming, Subaru rolled out it’s first automobile, the Subaru 1500. Although only 20 Subaru 1500s were manufactured in 1954, it would be the first of many for a company that would become known for it’s reliable and economical compact cars. However, the company would not establish its first headquarters in the United States until 1968, when Malcolm Bricklin and Harvey Lamm opened Subaru of American in Philadelphia, PA.
Over the last four decades, Subaru dealers have carried vehicles that continue to solidify Subaru’s reputation of economy, dependability, and value. Since Subaru’s are known to last, every Subaru inventory includes several used Subaru for sale at discount prices. Thus, if you find yourself interested in a new Subaru, but are on a tight budget, used Subaru dealers can provide you with more affordable alternatives to a new car.
This brings us to was is probably the best thing about shopping for a car at local Subaru dealers – durability. While 100,000 miles is considered a long life for many automobile makers, 100,000 miles on a Subaru is just breaking it in. In fact, a well-maintained Subaru car will easily 200,000 miles. This means that purchasing used Subaru with less than 100,000 miles can be one of the best deals out there.
A recent survey found that, when the time comes, a higher percentage of Subaru owners are likely to replace their current car with a new Subaru. The only way to find out why is to take the time to browse a local Subaru inventory.
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