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Subaru Forester Repair Frequencies

Results are for year ending June 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 12
9.74025974026% 9.74025974026% Fewest Trips Most Trips
see reported repairs
  86 Foresters, 6.1 months of data per Forester, average 4900 miles
2016 Subaru Forester 5
0% 0% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  53 Foresters, 9.8 months of data per Forester, average 13200 miles
2015 Subaru Forester 20
26.1904761905% 26.1904761905% Fewest Trips Most Trips
see reported repairs
  144 Foresters, 9.8 months of data per Forester, average 27600 miles
2014 Subaru Forester 25
24.6543778802% 24.6543778802% Fewest Trips Most Trips
see reported repairs
  100 Foresters, 9.2 months of data per Forester, average 38200 miles

Redesigned.
2013 Subaru Forester   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  17 Foresters, 7.7 months of data per Forester, average 51000 miles

* Small sample, members only.
2012 Subaru Forester 4
0% 0% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  32 Foresters, 9.4 months of data per Forester, average 48600 miles

Some reports of excessive oil consumption.
2011 Subaru Forester 51
51.4285714286% 51.4285714286% Fewest Trips Most Trips
see reported repairs
  25 Foresters, 8.4 months of data per Forester, average 76100 miles

New engine design for this model year commonly leaks oil. Also some reports of excessive oil consumption.
2010 Subaru Forester 56
60.6227106227% 60.6227106227% Fewest Trips Most Trips
see reported repairs
  57 Foresters, 9.1 months of data per Forester, average 76300 miles
2009 Subaru Forester 79
60.6493506494% 60.6493506494% Fewest Trips Most Trips
see reported repairs
  45 Foresters, 9.5 months of data per Forester, average 92900 miles

Redesigned for this model year.
2008 Subaru Forester   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  15 Foresters, 9.5 months of data per Forester, average 82700 miles

* Small sample, members only.
2007 Subaru Forester   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  16 Foresters, 8.8 months of data per Forester, average 116700 miles

* Small sample, members only.
2006 Subaru Forester   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  15 Foresters, 9.5 months of data per Forester, average 116400 miles

* Small sample, members only.
2005 Subaru Forester   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  21 Foresters, 9.0 months of data per Forester, average 106400 miles

* Small sample, members only.
2004 Subaru Forester   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  17 Foresters, 9.8 months of data per Forester, average 128700 miles

* Small sample, members only.
2003 Subaru Forester 105
59.6525096525% 59.6525096525% Fewest Trips Most Trips
see reported repairs
  29 Foresters, 8.3 months of data per Forester, average 153900 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, 8.1 months of data per Forester, average 149900 miles

* Very small sample, members only.

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