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Subaru - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis



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The following chart shows the Subaru models that have had the most problems reported. Note that a model on the top of the list may simply indicate that it is a popular model rather than a problematic car. For example, over the years Subaru has sold far more Outback model cars than Outback Sport.

Table 1. Compare Subaru models

Subaru Model Number of Problems
  Outback
3,163
  Forester
1,949
  Legacy
1,663
  Impreza
1,394
  Impreza Wrx
802
  Tribeca
143
  Baja
95
  Impreza Sti
48
  SVX
7
  Esteem
4
  Outback Sport
2

Number of problems reported for all models of Subaru built from year 1996 to 2016.

Owners of Subaru cars have reported a total of 9,270 problems for all Subaru models built from year 1996 to 2016. The average problems per model year reported during this period for all Subaru models is 440.9. Subaru's 2002 model year cars have the most problems reported (1,072 problems).

Table 2. Number of problems reported during the vehicle's first year in service

Model Year Number of Problems
  1996 Subaru
246
  1997 Subaru
307
  1998 Subaru
501
  1999 Subaru
442
  2000 Subaru
502
  2001 Subaru
467
  2002 Subaru
1,072
  2003 Subaru
488
  2004 Subaru
463
  2005 Subaru
654
  2006 Subaru
597
  2007 Subaru
255
  2008 Subaru
612
  2009 Subaru
389
  2010 Subaru
469
  2011 Subaru
508
  2012 Subaru
287
  2013 Subaru
233
  2014 Subaru
247
  2015 Subaru
429
  2016 Subaru
91

Common problems of Subaru Vehicles

The following chart shows the most common problems reported for all models of Subaru cars. The number one most common problem of Subaru is related to the vehicle's engine and engine cooling, with 1,198 problems reported. The second most common Subaru car problem is related to the vehicle's power train (977 problems).

Table 3. Common problems of Subaru vehicles



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