1996 Subaru Outback - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis

Common problems of the 1996 Subaru Outback

57 problems have been reported for the 1996 Subaru Outback.
The following chart shows the 14 most common problems for 1996 Subaru Outback.
The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's engine and engine cooling
with 11 problems.
The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's air bags
(9 problems).

Table 1. Common problems of the 1996 Subaru Outback

The following chart shows the number of problems reported during each of the service
years since the debut of the 1996 Subaru Outback in 1996.

Table 2. Problem Occurrence Trend

Service Year

Number of Problems

2019

0

2018

0

2017

0

2016

0

2015

0

2014

6

2013

1

2012

0

2011

0

2010

1

2009

1

2008

2

2007

0

2006

1

2005

4

2004

3

2003

4

2002

1

2001

4

2000

1

1999

4

1998

2

1997

4

1996

2

Compare the 1996 Subaru Outback with Other Model Years

When making the decision between buying a new or used Subaru Outback,
the following table can be used to compare the 1996 Subaru Outback
with the Subaru Outback from other model years.
Note that the number of problems reported for the 1996 Outback is 57
while the average number of problems reported for the 24 model years of the Subaru Outback is 200.

Table 3. Compare the 1996 Subaru Outback with other model years