Subaru To Offer Sirius XM In All 2012 Models
October 4, 2011 at 2:06 PM (PT)
SUBARU OF AMERICA will offer SIRIUSXM satellite radio on all models beginning with 2012 model year vehicles. Additionally, all 2012 model year LEGACY and OUTBACK LIMITED models will come standard with factory-installed satellite radio.
All SUBARU customers purchasing new satellite radio-equipped vehicles will automatically receive a four-month trial subscription to the XM Select package which includes more than 130 channels of commercial-free music, premier sports, news, talk and comedy from SIRIUSXM.
In addition, customers purchasing IMPREZA and FORESTER models equipped with the all-new factory navigation system will also automatically receive a four-month trial subscription to SIRIUSXM satellite radio and NAVTRAFFIC services. SUBARU's all-new navigation system uses data to re-route drivers around traffic incidents so they get to their destination.
"SUBARU is very pleased to offer our customers entertainment and data services from SIRIUSXM," SUBARU EVP/COO THOMAS J. DOLL said. "SIRIUSXM satellite radio and NAVTRAFFIC bring value to our vehicles and also benefit the adventurous, outdoor lifestyle of our customers. The feature has proven to be quite popular on our fast-selling 2011 LEGACY and OUTBACK models, so it made sense to expand availability to more SUBARU customers."
"We are thrilled that SUBARU sees the value of SIRIUSXM and is increasing the availability of satellite radio and data services in their vehicles," SIRIUSXM Group VP/GM, Information and Advanced Audio Services LARRY PESCE said. "Now, even more SUBARU drivers will be able to choose the perfect soundtrack for every road trip and plan how to get to their destinations safely and quickly."