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Subaru Forester Powertrain and Chassis Repair Frequencies

Results are for year ending March 31, 2018. Only successfully completed repairs are currently included in the analysis. Routine maintenance, most wear items, recalls, and problems fixed with just a reflash or warning light reset are not included.
Year Make/Model Repair Trips Per 100 Cars Compared to all models for the same year    
2018 Subaru Forester 0
0% 0% Fewest Trips Most Trips
see reported repairs
  28 Foresters, 4.8 months of data per Forester, average 3500 miles
2017 Subaru Forester 8
54.7619047619% 54.7619047619% Fewest Trips Most Trips
see reported repairs
  95 Foresters, 10.0 months of data per Forester, average 9500 miles
2016 Subaru Forester 13
61.1111111111% 61.1111111111% Fewest Trips Most Trips
see reported repairs
  56 Foresters, 9.6 months of data per Forester, average 23100 miles
2015 Subaru Forester 15
39.7959183673% 39.7959183673% Fewest Trips Most Trips
see reported repairs
  122 Foresters, 10.4 months of data per Forester, average 36700 miles
2014 Subaru Forester 25
62.6050420168% 62.6050420168% Fewest Trips Most Trips
see reported repairs
  92 Foresters, 9.4 months of data per Forester, average 48800 miles

Redesigned.
2013 Subaru Forester   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  10 Foresters, 10.8 months of data per Forester, average 61700 miles

* Very small sample, members only.
2012 Subaru Forester 43
85.4037267081% 85.4037267081% Fewest Trips Most Trips
see reported repairs
  31 Foresters, 8.2 months of data per Forester, average 56000 miles

Some reports of excessive oil consumption.
2011 Subaru Forester   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  18 Foresters, 9.6 months of data per Forester, average 86700 miles

* Small sample, members only.
2010 Subaru Forester 39
61.1111111111% 61.1111111111% Fewest Trips Most Trips
see reported repairs
  52 Foresters, 9.5 months of data per Forester, average 82700 miles
2009 Subaru Forester 54
78.1105990783% 78.1105990783% Fewest Trips Most Trips
see reported repairs
  40 Foresters, 9.4 months of data per Forester, average 103500 miles

Redesigned for this model year.
2008 Subaru Forester   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  12 Foresters, 10.0 months of data per Forester, average 82300 miles

* Very small sample, members only.
2007 Subaru Forester   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  16 Foresters, 9.3 months of data per Forester, average 116300 miles

* Small sample, members only.
2006 Subaru Forester   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  12 Foresters, 9.9 months of data per Forester, average 124700 miles

* Very small sample, members only.
2005 Subaru Forester   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  15 Foresters, 10.2 months of data per Forester, average 109900 miles

* Small sample, members only.
2004 Subaru Forester   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  18 Foresters, 9.1 months of data per Forester, average 134700 miles

* Small sample, members only.
2003 Subaru Forester   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  22 Foresters, 9.0 months of data per Forester, average 159900 miles

* Small sample, members only.

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