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Express Service now available six days a week!

Vehicle inspection and tire rotation

Our award-winning service is now available on-demand all the time

We are now bringing you our Express Service every day we're open! Subaru Express Service offers you on-demand access to

  • Oil changes
  • Tire rotations
  • Air filter changes
  • Cabin air filter changes
  • Wiper checks/change
  • Battery checks/change
  • and more

Subaru Express Service isn't just for Subarus; it's available to all our guests! 7:30 am - 5:00 pm Monday through Friday and 8:00 am - 5:00 pm Saturday, swing by, and we can take care of your basic vehicle needs with no appointment. Just stop in…

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Jessica McIntire is heading our finance department

Jessica

Stanley Subaru is excited to have Jessica McIntire joining our team! She bringing with her a wealth of experience in many areas of the automobile business. A local girl, Jessica grew up on Mount Desert Island and began her adult life as a painting contractor, owning her own company.

Her insatiable love of cars, and a desire to see the world, led her to the car business in Madison Wisconsin, Manchester New Hampshire, and a few places in between. Jessica couldn't be more elated to be coming home to beautiful downeast Maine.

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Guaranteed Trade-In Program extended!

 

The Subaru Guaranteed Trade-In Program guarantees the minimum trade-in amount owners will receive for their qualified Subaru vehicle when a new later model year Subaru vehicle is purchased. The GTP Value is updated monthly and is available for 6 years from the original vehicle warranty start date. Subaru is extending this offer not just six years back, but all the way back to 2008 for our guests!

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Get your oil changed when you want it

Stanley Subaru introduces Subaru Express Service.

Get your basic maintenance without an appointment!

Subaru Express Service - Come on in. We're open! sign at our pull through service entrance

We are hard at work expanding our service facilities to get you faster, better service, we are excited to let you know that you no longer need an appointment to get service the moment you need it! With Subaru Express Service, you can pull right in and get an oil change!

You don't need an appointment, just pull right up, and Heather will get you started!

Heather at the Subaru Express Service counter

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What do I need to know about buying a rental car? 5 questions answered.


What do I need to know about buying a rental car? What's the deal with buying from a rental car company?



There are quite a few articles out there from some well-known automotive publications about what the advantages and disadvantages of buying a vehicle that came from a rental fleet. Click and Clack, the Magliozzi brothers from CarTalk, even talked about it. However, finding out exactly what happens from the seller's side can…
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Meet the new head of our Car Rental Department, Krystal O'Hara




Krystal grew up in a small northern Maine town, graduating with a small class of only about 50 others. She relocated to Bangor and attended Beal College in the Business Management program.

Krystal is currently living on the coast with her family (animals included). She has an African grey parrot her family adopted, and because of that, although she doesn't speak French, her African grey knows some. She also has a blue and gold…
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Where can I rent a Subaru?



You can rent a Subaru right here! 

We are pleased to announce a new, public car rental in Ellsworth! Stanley Subaru will be offering new Subaru vehicles including Subaru Foresters—the 2014 Motor Trend Sport Utility of the Year, an IIHS Top Safety Pick+ winner, and the only vehicle in its class to get a Superior rating on collision mitigation and prevention.



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Wanted: Your Subaru Questions. Reward: Your Subaru Answers!


Do you have questions about your Subaru? We're here to give you answers to those Subaru questions!

 

Each month we will highlight Subaru questions asked by our guests and online readers and provide you with answers! Similar to a Dear Abby column, please feel free to submit your questions in the comments section below or via email: internet@stanleysubaru.com.  We will try to answer your questions within 24 hours.



Dear Stanley Subaru,
Does…
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Does Subaru Recycle Auto Parts? How Much of a Subaru is Recyclable? Subaru: Driving Green



Subaru: Driving Green
By design. In manufacturing. In enjoyment.
An excerpt of the article "Subaru: Driving Green" in the Spring 2014 issue of Drive Magazine. 

 


THE CIRCLE OF LIFE, SUBARU STYLE
 
Where there's a Subaru made, there's a Subaru recycled in some way, shape, or form. In fact, we’re so passionate about it, we currently have 95 percent recyclability in our vehicles; we will have recyclability in everything we do by 2015…
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What Radio Service Does Subaru Offer on New Subaru Vehicles? Can I Get Aha Radio on My Subaru?


What Radio Service Does Subaru Offer on New Subaru Vehicles? | Can I Get Aha Radio On My Subaru? Does Subaru Still Use Harmon Audio Systems in New Subaru Vehicles?

Starting with the 2015 Legacy, Subaru of America will make available Aha Radio by Harman in all car models and trims

  

PALO ALTO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- HARMAN announced today that its Aha Radio service will be a standard feature in all Subaru models and trims starting…

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Most Popular Subaru Blog Posts for 2013


Top 5 Subaru Blog Posts for 2013--Includes posts about Subaru Dashboard Lights, Twin Scroll Turbochargers, Differences between the Outback and Forester and much more!

These posts are what you, our guests, want to know more about. 2014 will bring even more useful content, service and technical information, as well as previews of what Subaru of America has in store for us!
Thank you for reading, and if there is a topic you'd like…
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Stanley Subaru's Service Center Welcomes Spencer from HCTC's AYES Program


Stanley Subaru Welcomes Spencer from Hancock County Technical Center's AYES Program



We are proud to welcome Spencer, a student at Hancock County Technical Center in Ellsworth, to the Stanley Subaru Service Department. Spencer is shadowing our shop foreman Rob Moon and performing some of our simpler service tasks under his instruction and guidance. He will be here throughout the summer and during school vacations throughout his upcoming senior year at HCTC.


 




Spencer joins us…

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What Accessories Are Available on the 2013 Subaru? New Subaru Accessories for 2013-2014


New Accessories Available for most 2013 Subaru models and available soon for the 2014 Forester

 


Stanley Subaru and Subaru of New England are pleased to announce the addition of WeatherTech All Weather FloorLiners to SNE's line of port installed accessories. The FloorLiner set includes front and rear in available colors of Black or Tan.  Applicable to Legacy, Outback, Impreza, Crosstrek and will be available soon for the Forester.

 

WeatherTech All Weather FloorLiners are the…

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Subaru Puddle Lights


Subaru Puddle Lights | Subaru Puddle Light Recall | Subaru Service Bulletin WQE-41


You may have heard recently about Subaru Puddle Lights being recalled on certain Subaru models. The story has been all over the national and local media and we wanted to help clear up some confusion. Subaru Puddle Lights are an optional accessory installed on certain Subaru models. Most Subaru vehicles do not have these puddle lights. Often Subaru models have an interior light on…
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Hope for the New Year

Hope for the New Year



December is known for many things. One of them involves a jolly fellow in a red suit, another a festival of lights, and still another....reflections of the past year. Although we must pay tribute to those loved ones we have lost this year and remember the joys we shared, we must also remember that January 1 is a fresh start. I am an optimist, and regardless of the triumphs…
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Happy Trails to George!



Happy Trails to George!


For nearly 10 years we have had the pleasure of having George Luce as our courtesy shuttle driver and "George of All Trades." Regardless of the work he is doing, snow he is plowing, or the errands he is running, George always has a smile. He takes time to tease everyone on a daily basis and reminds us to 'loosen up' and have a more positive attitude. Always friendly with our…
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8 Habits To Help You Save Money



8 Habits That Can Help You Save

 

Before the coupon clipping, discount cards, and bargain hunting begins, there are some healthy habits to adopt to help you start off on the right foot. Whether you are looking for big savings or small savings, you can develop habits that are geared toward saving money.   Miranda of FinancialHighway.com provides the 8 Habits below:

1.  Learn to say no: Just say "no" to more stuff.

2.  Practice…

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Subaru US Auto Plant Meets ISO 5001 Energy Standard


Subaru of Indiana Automotive, Inc.in Lafayette was recognized Monday for its heightened commitment to energy
conservation that could help the car manufacturing plant save costs and reduce emissions. Stanley Subaru provides the full article below...

 

Subaru of Indiana Automotive, Inc.

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Electric Car Safety Plates

In an effort to protect public safety workers and first responders, Massachusetts has started issuing special license plates for electric and hybrid cars. The following article is from The Boston Globe:State now issuing electric car safety plates. | Massachusetts is becoming the second state in the nation to outfit electric and hybrid vehicles with special license plates that will protect public safety workers responding to accidents, officials…

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Have You Seen the New Dynamic Brochure iPad® Apps?

Stanley Subaru is proud to announce that Subaru of America, Inc. has announced the release of Dynamic Brochure iPad® apps for the 2012 Subaru Impreza, Impreza WRX/STI, Outback, Legacy and Forester. Fun and interactive consumer tools, the apps showcase the confidence and capabilities of these models.The iPad® apps feature new, fully photographic exterior and interior 360-degree views that allow viewers to experiment with paint colors and interior trims. The apps also include interactive…

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5 Things You Buy That Don't Actually Work

Five Things You Buy That Don't Actually Work The Way You Think

Sometimes hopefulness gets the best of us. There are alot of products out there that generate a lot of hype and media attention, but are they really all they are cracked up to be? Or are they just a waste of your hard earned money?  Below are some examples of things that don't work, plus a list of things that DO work.

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What Does Wellness Mean for Employers?

We are proud to announce that Stanley Subaru is participating in the True Health Employee Wellness Pilot Program, in conjunction with Maine Coast Memorial Hospital, Healthy Acadia, and Camden National Bank. This program is designed with the employee in mind. Benefits of joining the employee wellness program include weight reduction, improved physical fitness, increased stamina, lower levels of stress, and increased well-being, self-image and self-esteem.  We are so excited about this program that we want to share our wellness tips and information with all of you!
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Women May Be Smarter Car Shoppers, Study Reveals

 "When it comes to buying cars, women may be the more practical shopper, a new study by LeaseTrader reveals.  That is to say, they're more careful and less superficial than their male counterparts.  All but five percent of 500 women surveyed said they cared about their car's safety performance. Another article states "Women, according to recent studies, are more informed and level-headed than men in the vehicle showroom - a place long-considered an arena for gladiatorial gamesmanship."

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Service Advisors Look After The Needs of Our Guests

"Service Advisors have the most contact with our guests than anybody else in our dealership. Customer relations skills, personality, and good temperament are all required, then vehicle knowledge follows. It is most important that we look after the needs of our guests, and here at Stanley Subaru their needs come first and their car is second."--Neil Harriman, Service Manager at Stanley Subaru
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Stanley Subaru To Surprise and Delight Every Day

Stanley Subaru To Surprise and Delight Every Day. We have some New Years Resolutions we'd like to share: The first resolution is to increase our digital presence and participate in conversations through various social media and other outlets. The other resolution is to surprise and delight our guests every day. Learn more about us by visiting our website at www.stanleysubaru.com!
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Restricting Cell Phone Use In Public Areas...Love It or Hate It?

Restricting Cell Phone Use in Public Areas....Love It or Hate It?

     At Stanley Subaru, we care about the comfort of our guests. We want everyone to have a pleasant experience when visiting our dealership, and it is in the interest of our guests that we are considering a cell phone use policy in our public areas. Out of respect to other guests at Stanley Subaru, we would like to ask that anyone who needs…

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Did You Know There Are Many Ways to Save $$$ Off Your Next Service Appointment?

Did you know there are many ways you can $ave money on your next Service Appointment? 


1.) Schedule your Service Appointment Online and Save $5.00! Do this every time, and see your savings grow! Schedule your next appointment by clicking HERE.

2.) Our Service Specials change monthly, so be sure to check out our website and your mailbox for our latest coupons.

3.) Save 15% off your next Service Appointment for Subarus with over 100,000 miles! Click Here to Print Your Coupon!

4.) Save 20% off your next Service Appointment for Subarus with over 200,000 miles! Click…
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Meet our Service Department

When you come to Stanley Subaru for Service, your visit starts with greeting one of our knowledgeable service advisors:
        
        Dave Cookson                            Jennifer  Rankin                           Jim Scovil

Or perhaps our Service Manager, Neil Harriman:
              

After you are greeted by our Service Advisors, your vehicle will be placed in the care of one of our Subaru Certified Service Technicians:


Our Technicians are (from left to right) Kaleb Danico, Lincoln Herschel, Chris Williams, Sean Wescott, Shop Foreman Rob Moon…
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Welcome to the new Stanley Subaru Scoop!

  

 
     The Stanley Subaru Scoop is THE place for Subaru news, conversation, advice and events.  The Stanley Subaru Scoop will be updated daily and we welcome your questions, comments and suggestions.  Upcoming posts will include when the 2012 Subaru Vehicles will be available for sale, Service and Maintenance tips, advice on getting the most fuel economy out of your Subaru vehicle, and how to prepare your vehicle for winter.

Have a great day and Happy Reading!
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www.stanleysubaru.com



The Scoop is written by:
Jeanne Dennison
Communications Specialist
Stanley Subaru
207-667-4641
www.stanleysubaru.com

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