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Subaru Forester Repair Frequencies

Results are for year ending September 30, 2017. 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    
2017 Subaru Forester 16
20.1298701299% 20.1298701299% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  90 Foresters, 7.6 months of data per Forester, average 6300 miles
2016 Subaru Forester 9
1.94805194805% 1.94805194805% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  50 Foresters, 10.2 months of data per Forester, average 15900 miles
2015 Subaru Forester 30
50% 50% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  138 Foresters, 9.7 months of data per Forester, average 30400 miles
2014 Subaru Forester 25
23.2142857143% 23.2142857143% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  93 Foresters, 9.2 months of data per Forester, average 40900 miles

Redesigned.
2013 Subaru Forester   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  12 Foresters, 9.7 months of data per Forester, average 55600 miles

* Very small sample, members only.
2012 Subaru Forester 20
11.2244897959% 11.2244897959% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  31 Foresters, 9.9 months of data per Forester, average 51000 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 75900 miles

* Small sample, members only.
2010 Subaru Forester 71
77.5261324042% 77.5261324042% Fewest Trips Most Trips
see reported repairs
  50 Foresters, 9.7 months of data per Forester, average 77500 miles
2009 Subaru Forester 79
62.1693121693% 62.1693121693% Fewest Trips Most Trips
see reported repairs
  43 Foresters, 9.9 months of data per Forester, average 97800 miles

Redesigned for this model year.
2008 Subaru Forester   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  14 Foresters, 9.4 months of data per Forester, average 85500 miles

* Very small sample, members only.
2007 Subaru Forester   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  16 Foresters, 8.6 months of data per Forester, average 118600 miles

* Small sample, members only.
2006 Subaru Forester   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  16 Foresters, 8.8 months of data per Forester, average 120300 miles

* Small sample, members only.
2005 Subaru Forester   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  19 Foresters, 8.7 months of data per Forester, average 108900 miles

* Small sample, members only.
2004 Subaru Forester   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  15 Foresters, 10.5 months of data per Forester, average 128800 miles

* Small sample, members only.
2003 Subaru Forester 116
62.4773960217% 62.4773960217% Fewest Trips Most Trips
see reported repairs
  27 Foresters, 8.8 months of data per Forester, average 156700 miles

Redesigned for this model year. Head gaskets are a common expensive problem with older Subarus.
2002 Subaru Forester   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  11 Foresters, 5.6 months of data per Forester, average 153000 miles

* Very small sample, members only.

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