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Subaru Outback Showed Fastest Fleet Car OTD for 2014-MY

October 06, 2014, by Mike Antich

Photo of 2014 Outback courtesy of Subaru.
Photo of 2014 Outback courtesy of Subaru.

The Subaru Outback earned the distinction of having the fastest order-to-delivery (OTD) time in the 2014 model-year, averaging 43 days from the time an Outback order was placed with the OEM to when the vehicle was delivered to a dealer.

This finding was based on the results of the 2014 annual OTD survey conducted by Automotive Fleet magazine and its seven fleet management company partners. The Outback also ranked at the top of the list among cars. The survey also ranked trucks, vans, and SUVs.

The participating fleet management companies were ARI, Donlen, Element Fleet Management, Emkay, GE Capital Fleet Services, LeasePlan USA, and Wheels Inc. The OTD survey traced deliveries of 145,836 new vehicles in the 2014 model-year, representing 104 different models.

Subaru redesigned the Outback for the 2015 model year, launching the fifth generation of the vehicle with upgraded safety and infotainment equipment. Read our Driving Notes blog about the 2015 Outback here.

By Mike Antich


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  1. 1. John Smith [ November 03, 2014 @ 07:31AM ]

    I disagree with this assessment. I ordered a Subaru Outback 2015 back in August. It's already November and I still don't have my car.

  2. 2. Zoran [ December 15, 2014 @ 05:49PM ]

    I ordered Subaru Outback 2015 manual transmission (available in Canada) in September 2014 and just received an update that delivery is expected at the end of January 2015.


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