2001 Subaru Outback - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis

small car iamge Common problems of the 2001 Subaru Outback

204 problems have been reported for the 2001 Subaru Outback. The following chart shows the 21 most common problems for 2001 Subaru Outback. The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's service brakes, hydraulic with 33 problems. The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's engine and engine cooling (26 problems).

Table 1. Common problems of the 2001 Subaru Outback

Problem Category Number of Problems
  Service Brakes
33
  Engine And Engine Cooling
26
  Gasoline Fuel System
25
  Power Train
23
  Suspension
19
  Vehicle Speed Control
17
  Structure
13
  Tire
10
  Other Fuel System
7
  Steering
6
  Equipment
4
  Air Bag
3
  Parking Brake
3
  Visibility
3
  Electrical System
3
  Unknown Or Other
2
  Wheel
2
  Air Brake
2
  Seats
1
  Interior Lighting
1
  Seat Belt
1

small car iamge Problem Occurrence Trend

The following chart shows the number of problems reported during each of the service years since the debut of the 2001 Subaru Outback in 2001.

Table 2. Problem Occurrence Trend

Service Year Number of Problems
  2019
0
  2018
2
  2017
0
  2016
0
  2015
7
  2014
7
  2013
7
  2012
3
  2011
11
  2010
5
  2009
6
  2008
10
  2007
9
  2006
10
  2005
16
  2004
25
  2003
25
  2002
16
  2001
1

small car iamge Compare the 2001 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 2001 Subaru Outback with the Subaru Outback from other model years. Note that the number of problems reported for the 2001 Outback is 204 while the average number of problems reported for the 24 model years of the Subaru Outback is 202.

Table 3. Compare the 2001 Subaru Outback with other model years

Model Year Number of Problems
  2019 Outback
28
  2018 Outback
171
  2017 Outback
142
  2016 Outback
191
  2015 Outback
332
  2014 Outback
182
  2013 Outback
234
  2012 Outback
206
  2011 Outback
552
  2010 Outback
359
  2009 Outback
112
  2008 Outback
238
  2007 Outback
138
  2006 Outback
359
  2005 Outback
311
  2004 Outback
107
  2003 Outback
115
  2002 Outback
170
  2001 Outback
204
  2000 Outback
243
  1999 Outback
150
  1998 Outback
165
  1997 Outback
94
  1996 Outback
57


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