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 (10%)

Brakes and Traction Control (3%)

Suspension and Steering (17%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (19%)

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

Other (4%)

Chart based on 198 repairs.
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2005 Subaru Impreza / Outback Sport other repair cost distribution

$2500+ (0%)

$1000 - $2499 (0%)

$500 - $999 (0%)

$100 - $499 (43%)

< $100 (57%)

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Chart based on 7 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

165-horsepower 2.5L H4 5-speed manual AWD

230000 mi

US $30
Cable to open the gas filler door was weak and stretched -- handle wouldn't spring back when door opened. Cable replaced. 

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2005 Subaru Impreza / Outback Sport 4dr Wagon

165-horsepower 2.5L H4 4-speed automatic AWD

83500 mi

US $200
Window track mechanism. 
109000 mi

US $38
Rear wiper arm broken during snow removal 

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2005 Subaru Impreza / Outback Sport 4dr Sedan

turbocharged 300hp 2.5L H4 6-speed manual AWD

84000 mi

US $230
2 small rocks hit windshield on way to work. 2' long crack across windshield before I got home. Gerber Glass replaced windshield in my driveway. 
104000 mi

US $50
replaced undercover, which had started to come off and was making noise 
50210 mi

US $229
Replaced windshield. 

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2005 Subaru Impreza / Outback Sport 4dr Sedan

165-horsepower 2.5L H4 5-speed manual AWD

16120 mi Both rear lamp assemblies (bezels) were replaced under warranty as condensation could be seen inside, near the turning signal area. 

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2005 Subaru Impreza / Outback Sport Other Problems

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