2014 Subaru Impreza - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis

Common problems of the 2014 Subaru Impreza

53 problems have been reported for the 2014 Subaru Impreza.
The following chart shows the 15 most common problems for 2014 Subaru Impreza.
The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's air bags
with 14 problems.
The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's engine and engine cooling
(8 problems).

Table 1. Common problems of the 2014 Subaru Impreza

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 2014 Subaru Impreza in the United States are 68,967 units [1]. If the total number of problems reported by Subaru Impreza owners in the last 4 years is 53, and the age of the vehicle is 4, the PPMY index can then be calculated as

The following chart shows the number of problems reported during each of the service
years since the debut of the 2014 Subaru Impreza in 2014.

Table 2. PPMY Index and Problem Occurrence Trend

Service Year

Number of Problems

2018

4

2017

11

2016

7

2015

12

2014

2

Compare the 2014 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 2014 Subaru Impreza
with the Subaru Impreza from other model years.
Note that the number of problems reported for the 2014 Impreza is 53
while the average number of problems reported for the 23 model years of the Subaru Impreza is 77.

Table 3. Compare the 2014 Subaru Impreza with other model years