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Subaru Forester Repair Frequencies

Results are for year ending March 31, 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 12
12.8571428571% 12.8571428571% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  62 Foresters, 5.0 months of data per Forester, average 4100 miles
2016 Subaru Forester 5
0% 0% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  53 Foresters, 9.6 months of data per Forester, average 11000 miles
2015 Subaru Forester 20
26.1904761905% 26.1904761905% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  145 Foresters, 10.3 months of data per Forester, average 24700 miles
2014 Subaru Forester 24
25.8620689655% 25.8620689655% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  100 Foresters, 9.4 months of data per Forester, average 35000 miles

Redesigned.
2013 Subaru Forester   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  19 Foresters, 7.9 months of data per Forester, average 47700 miles

* Small sample, members only.
2012 Subaru Forester 8
0% 0% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  33 Foresters, 9.5 months of data per Forester, average 45800 miles

Some reports of excessive oil consumption.
2011 Subaru Forester 43
41.5750915751% 41.5750915751% Fewest Trips Most Trips
see reported repairs
  26 Foresters, 8.6 months of data per Forester, average 73700 miles

New engine design for this model year commonly leaks oil. Also some reports of excessive oil consumption.
2010 Subaru Forester 39
32.9268292683% 32.9268292683% Fewest Trips Most Trips
see reported repairs
  55 Foresters, 9.6 months of data per Forester, average 75100 miles
2009 Subaru Forester 72
60.8571428571% 60.8571428571% Fewest Trips Most Trips
see reported repairs
  49 Foresters, 9.8 months of data per Forester, average 90600 miles

Redesigned for this model year.
2008 Subaru Forester   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  14 Foresters, 10.1 months of data per Forester, average 81600 miles

* Very small sample, members only.
2007 Subaru Forester   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  19 Foresters, 8.3 months of data per Forester, average 113200 miles

* Small sample, members only.
2006 Subaru Forester   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  16 Foresters, 8.4 months of data per Forester, average 119400 miles

* Small sample, members only.
2005 Subaru Forester 49
19.1511387164% 19.1511387164% Fewest Trips Most Trips
see reported repairs
  27 Foresters, 8.2 months of data per Forester, average 106800 miles

Head gaskets are a common expensive problem with older Subarus.
2004 Subaru Forester   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  19 Foresters, 9.8 months of data per Forester, average 128700 miles

* Small sample, members only.
2003 Subaru Forester 94
53.1746031746% 53.1746031746% Fewest Trips Most Trips
see reported repairs
  29 Foresters, 7.9 months of data per Forester, average 146400 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
  13 Foresters, 8.5 months of data per Forester, average 153300 miles

* Very small sample, members only.

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