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2018 Subaru Crosstrek repairs by problem area

Engine (27%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (0%)

Brakes and Traction Control (9%)

Suspension and Steering (9%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (27%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (18%)

Other (9%)

Chart based on 11 repairs.
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2018 Subaru Crosstrek repair cost distribution

$2500+ (0%)

$1000 - $2499 (0%)

$500 - $999 (0%)

$100 - $499 (10%)

< $100 (90%)

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Chart based on 10 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2018 Subaru Crosstrek 4dr Hatch

152-horsepower 2.0L H4 CVT AWD

Subaru Crosstrek in Quebec, Canada
Dec 2017 - Jun 2021
Jan 2020

37200 mi

C $300
Worn rear pads and rotors even it front ones are still 70% good, filed a complaint with dealer and Subaru Canada as I feel this is not normal 
Apr 2021

38440 mi

C $45
Oil leak under the car, appointments with Subaru here are booked almost 2 months in advance, so went to another garage. Found out Subaru damaged the oil plug washer by giving too much torque during last oil change... Fixed 

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2018 Subaru Crosstrek 4dr Hatch

152-horsepower 2.0L H4 7-speed shiftable CVT AWD

Subaru Crosstrek in Ontario, Canada
Apr 2018 - Jun 2021
Aug 2020

17360 mi
Radio would sometimes not play AM/FM stations. Replaced entertainment head unit. 
Subaru Crosstrek in Florida, United States
Dec 2018 - Jan 2021
Nov 2020

44000 mi

US $20
Fuse replacement. Bought fuse kit with puller. Removed suspect fuse for cigarette lighter and tested with voltmeter. Installed new fuse. 
Subaru Crosstrek in California, United States
Aug 2017 - Jun 2021
Apr 2021

20000 mi
Replace rear wheel bearing 
Subaru Crosstrek in New Zealand
Dec 2017 - Dec 2020
Jul 2019

8060 mi
Water leaks into front strut tower causing rusting. There is a recall for wider strut caps which have been fitted but dont work perfectly. Some water was still getting in. I extended the drip channel above the caps to alleviate this issue permanently. 
Subaru Crosstrek in Washington, United States
Nov 2017 - Jun 2019
May 2018

6000 mi
Firmware upgrade 
Subaru Crosstrek in Wisconsin, United States
Jul 2017 - Dec 2020
Mar 2019

10000 mi
infotainment system and rattling in overhead console 
May 2020

36000 mi
Seat squeak between 40 and 50 degrees Fahrenheit, and corners and going straight, to intermittent For dealer to reproduce 
Subaru Crosstrek in New York, United States
Jul 2017 - Jun 2021
Jan 2020

35000 mi
Some valve that was a recall 
Subaru Crosstrek in Florida, United States
Sep 2017 - Jul 2021
Jan 2020

35000 mi
PCV valve replaced under the recall could contribute to high oil consumption. Will monitor closely. 

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