2009 Subaru Impreza - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis

small car iamge Common problems of the 2009 Subaru Impreza

100 problems have been reported for the 2009 Subaru Impreza. The following chart shows the 15 most common problems for 2009 Subaru Impreza. The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's power train with 22 problems. The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's structure (16 problems).

Table 1. Common problems of the 2009 Subaru Impreza

small car iamge PPMY Index and Problem Occurrence Trend

In our research we use the PPMY index to compare the reliability of vehicles. The PPMY index of a certain model is defined as the problems reported per thousand vehicles per Year. The total sales of the 2009 Subaru Impreza in the United States are 42,533 units [1]. If the total number of problems reported by Subaru Impreza owners in the last 9 years is 100, and the age of the vehicle is 9, the PPMY index can then be calculated as

      PPMY Index = 100 / 42,533 / 9 * 1000 = 0.26.

For more information, refer to this page: A study of reliability comparison across Subaru Impreza model year vehicles.

The following chart shows the number of problems reported during each of the service years since the debut of the 2009 Subaru Impreza in 2009.

Table 2. PPMY Index and Problem Occurrence Trend

Service Year Number of Problems
  2018
6
  2017
7
  2016
15
  2015
7
  2014
12
  2013
16
  2012
16
  2011
4
  2010
14
  2009
3

small car iamge Compare the 2009 Subaru Impreza with Other Model Years

When making the decision between buying a new or used Subaru Impreza, the following table can be used to compare the 2009 Subaru Impreza with the Subaru Impreza from other model years. Note that the number of problems reported for the 2009 Impreza is 100 while the average number of problems reported for the 23 model years of the Subaru Impreza is 77.

Table 3. Compare the 2009 Subaru Impreza with other model years

Model Year Number of Problems
  2018 Impreza
6
  2017 Impreza
40
  2016 Impreza
17
  2015 Impreza
29
  2014 Impreza
50
  2013 Impreza
101
  2012 Impreza
202
  2011 Impreza
58
  2010 Impreza
37
  2009 Impreza
100
  2008 Impreza
226
  2007 Impreza
77
  2006 Impreza
58
  2005 Impreza
80
  2004 Impreza
100
  2003 Impreza
57
  2002 Impreza
324
  2001 Impreza
13
  2000 Impreza
54
  1999 Impreza
27
  1998 Impreza
55
  1997 Impreza
37
  1996 Impreza
25


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