Subaru Named Best Overall Mainstream Brand by ALG
The 17th annual ALG Awards recently took place and the top car brand to emerge from the event was Subaru. The automaker was awarded the “Best Overall Mainstream Brand” Residual Value Award from the analytics company. The award ceremony is held to recognize vehicles and brands that have the least depreciation over a three-year period. Based on quality and value, Subaru took the top honor.
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“Subaru strives to consistently offer reliable vehicles that our customers trust to transport their families safely, while retaining their value for years to come,” said Thomas J. Doll, president and chief operating officer, Subaru of America, Inc. “It’s truly an honor to be recognized once again with the prestigious ‘Best Overall Mainstream Brand’ award from ALG alongside amazing accolades for our individual vehicles.”
Along with the top honor, Subaru took home six additional awards:
- Subaru Impreza – Best Compact Car
- Subaru WRX – Best Sports Car
- Subaru Legacy – Best Midsize Car
- Subaru Forester – Best Compact Utility Vehicle
- Subaru Crosstrek – Best Subcompact Utility Vehicle
- Subaru Outback – Best Midsize Utility Vehicle – 2 Row
Each year, ALG chooses 26 vehicles throughout segments to award, along with 2 winners in the Mainstream and Premium categories. With these 7 total awards won by Subaru this year, the total tally for the Japanese automaker rises to 25 awards from ALG.
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“Residual values are a key indicator of the overall market success and health of a vehicle and brand. Whether a consumer is looking to purchase or lease a vehicle, the largest cost consideration is how much a vehicle will retain its value over time,” said Jim Nguyen, president of ALG. Subaru is proof of this with its remarkable lineup of vehicles.
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