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Subaru Outback repairs by problem area

Engine (30%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (14%)

Brakes and Traction Control (8%)

Suspension and Steering (18%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (17%)

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

Other (4%)

Chart based on 3048 repairs.

Subaru Outback repair cost distribution

$2500+ (4%)

$1000 - $2499 (17%)

$500 - $999 (21%)

$100 - $499 (46%)

< $100 (12%)

Chart based on 1107 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

Subaru Outback problems by year

before 1999 (5%)

2000 - 2002 (15%)

2003 - 2004 (9%)

2005 - 2007 (29%)

2008 - 2009 (16%)

2010 - 2012 (21%)

2013 - 2014 (4%)

2015 - present (2%)

Chart based on 3049 repair trips.

Subaru Outback Problems and Repair Histories

See our lemon odds and nada odds page to see vehicles with no repairs or vehicles with more than three repairs. To see how frequently Subaru Outback problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.