Subaru's U.S. sales rose 0.3 percent in December to 63,342 vehicles, cementing 2017 as the company's ninth consecutive year of record sales.
The previous monthly sales record was last August when Subaru sold 63,215 vehicles in the U.S.
For the year, Subaru's U.S. sales totaled 647,956 vehicles, a 5.3 percent increase.
Subaru now has a streak of 73 monthly year-over-year sales increases.
Total sales: 63,342
Notable nameplates: Forester down 3.2%; Impreza up 57%; Crosstrek up 20%; Outback down 12%; Legacy down 23%; WRX/WRX STI down 17%; BRZ up 39%.
Incentives: $1,264 per vehicle, up 6.9 percent from a year earlier, according to ALG.
Average transaction price: $27,941, down 0.2 percent from a year earlier according to ALG.
Quote: "We closed 2017 with our ninth consecutive year of record sales and our tenth consecutive year of sales increases which underscores the successful growth the Subaru brand has enjoyed over this time," said Tom Doll, Subaru of America president.
Did you know? December's increase of 0.3 percent was Subaru's smallest monthly sales increase of 2017.