2005 Subaru Impreza / Outback Sport Subaru Impreza / Outback Sport 2005

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2005 Subaru Impreza / Outback Sport repairs by problem area

Engine (44%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (11%)

Brakes and Traction Control (2%)

Suspension and Steering (16%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (19%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (4%)

Other (3%)

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2005 Subaru Impreza / Outback Sport body repair cost distribution

$2500+ (0%)

$1000 - $2499 (0%)

$500 - $999 (0%)

$100 - $499 (38%)

< $100 (63%)

Chart based on 8 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2005 Subaru Impreza / Outback Sport 4dr Wagon

turbocharged 227hp 2.0L H4 5-speed manual AWD

124000 mi

US $250
Foggy/oxidized headlight lenses. Had to refurbish to pass inspection. 

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2005 Subaru Impreza / Outback Sport 4dr Wagon

165-horsepower 2.5L H4 5-speed manual AWD

136000 mi

US $18
Corrosion on wheel caused tire to lose pressure. 

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2005 Subaru Impreza / Outback Sport 4dr Sedan

turbocharged 300hp 2.5L H4 6-speed manual AWD

2300 mi Trim repair by SOA 
89000 mi

US $60
Had to replace window trim 
25420 mi

C $30
Wheel liner broke, ordered new one and replaced. 
55000 mi

US $125
Clutch squeak mentioned to shop, but shop didn't fix while car was in for service. I later repaired the squeak myself by lubricating part of the clutch mechanism. 
103000 mi

US $50
replaced undercover, which had started to come off and was making noise 

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2005 Subaru Impreza / Outback Sport 4dr Sedan

165-horsepower 2.5L H4 4-speed automatic AWD

153000 mi

US $300
Touch-up and rust prevention oiled and painted ($50). Minor rust bubbling on the hood and near the exhaust. Surface rust in engine bay. 

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2005 Subaru Impreza / Outback Sport Body Problems

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