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Subaru Forester repairs by problem area

Engine (41%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (9%)

Brakes and Traction Control (10%)

Suspension and Steering (12%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (17%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (8%)

Other (3%)

Chart based on 1882 repairs.

Subaru Forester repair cost distribution

$2500+ (6%)

$1000 - $2499 (13%)

$500 - $999 (26%)

$100 - $499 (42%)

< $100 (13%)

Chart based on 623 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

Subaru Forester problems by year

before 2000 (3%)

2001 - 2002 (14%)

2003 - 2004 (22%)

2005 - 2005 (8%)

2006 - 2006 (4%)

2007 - 2008 (9%)

2009 - 2010 (21%)

2011 - 2013 (9%)

2014 - present (9%)

Chart based on 1882 repair trips.
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Subaru Forester Problems and Repair Histories

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