2016 Subaru Impreza - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis

Common problems of the 2016 Subaru Impreza

33 problems have been reported for the 2016 Subaru Impreza.
The following chart shows the 14 most common problems for 2016 Subaru Impreza.
The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's vehicle speed control
with 5 problems.
The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's power train
(4 problems).

Table 1. Common problems of the 2016 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 2016 Subaru Impreza in the United States are 91,069 units [1]. If the total number of problems reported by Subaru Impreza owners in the last 3 years is 33, and the age of the vehicle is 3, 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 2016 Subaru Impreza in 2016.

Table 2. PPMY Index and Problem Occurrence Trend

Service Year

Number of Problems

2019

8

2018

10

2017

5

2016

10

Compare the 2016 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 2016 Subaru Impreza
with the Subaru Impreza from other model years.
Note that the number of problems reported for the 2016 Impreza is 33
while the average number of problems reported for the 24 model years of the Subaru Impreza is 79.

Table 3. Compare the 2016 Subaru Impreza with other model years