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Subaru Impreza / Outback Sport Powertrain and Chassis Lemon Odds and Nada Odds for the Year Ending March 31, 2018

An asterisk (*) marks results based on small sample sizes.

Year Make/Model Nada Odds per 100 Cars Lemon Odds per 100 Cars    
52 vehicles, 11.5 months per vehicle, 22900 miles driven2016 Subaru Impreza
[?] see reported repairs
  52 vehicles, 11.5 months per vehicle, 22900 miles driven
48 vehicles, 11.5 months per vehicle, 46600 miles driven2015 Subaru Impreza
[?] see reported repairs
  48 vehicles, 11.5 months per vehicle, 46600 miles driven
37 vehicles, 11.4 months per vehicle, 55700 miles driven2014 Subaru Impreza
[?] see reported repairs
  37 vehicles, 11.4 months per vehicle, 55700 miles driven
28 vehicles, 11.8 months per vehicle, 64400 miles driven2013 Subaru Impreza Join or sign in to view   see reported repairs
  28 vehicles, 11.8 months per vehicle, 64400 miles driven
28 vehicles, 11.8 months per vehicle, 74900 miles driven

Impreza redesigned for this model year. Some reports of excessive oil consumption in the Impreza.
2012
Subaru Impreza Join or sign in to view   see reported repairs
  28 vehicles, 11.8 months per vehicle, 74900 miles driven

Impreza redesigned for this model year. Some reports of excessive oil consumption in the Impreza.

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Subaru Impreza / Outback Sport Lemon Odds and Nada Odds

Other sources of Subaru Impreza / Outback Sport reliability information provide only averages, which can conceal as much as they reveal. So we also report the percentage of Subaru Impreza / Outback Sports with no repairs at all in the past year and the percentage of Subaru Impreza / Outback Sports that are lemons (required three or more repair trips in the past year). These figures might surprise you.

These stats are promptly updated four times a year, to closely track Subaru Impreza / Outback Sport lemon odds as the cars age. Others can be over a year behind. Only TrueDelta tells you how reliable the Subaru Impreza / Outback Sport has been recently.

To see how frequently Subaru Impreza / Outback Sport problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

What Our Members Are Saying about the Brand Reputation of the Subaru Impreza / Outback Sport

Subaru Impreza / Outback Sport Brand Reputation: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2012 4dr Hatch 148-horsepower 2.0L H4
6-speed shiftable CVT AWD
Very high rating from Consumer Reports. Make recommended by son (for AWD) & friends. see full Subaru Impreza / Outback Sport review
2010 4dr Sedan turbocharged 265hp 2.5L H4
5-speed manual AWD
Subaru is known for building good quality cars for a good price. Their zero landfill plants make the WRX a more environmentally friendly decision than the Prius (even with only 25 MPG). And of course, their symmetrical AWD, which surprised even me. see full Subaru Impreza / Outback Sport review
2009 4dr Sedan turbocharged 265hp 2.5L H4
5-speed manual AWD
Supposed to be a good brand, good heritage. see full Subaru Impreza / Outback Sport review
2008 4dr Sedan 170-horsepower 2.5L H4
5-speed manual AWD
I like that they are actively involved in motor sports and support non-factory teams. I also like their reliability and use of flat engines see full Subaru Impreza / Outback Sport review
2007 4dr Sedan 173-horsepower 2.5L H4
4-speed automatic AWD
Subaru has always had a reputation of being solid and reliable, and also of having the best AWD powertrain on the market. see full Subaru Impreza / Outback Sport review
2007 4dr Sedan turbocharged 224hp 2.5L H4
5-speed manual AWD
I like how Subaru advertises on television of love for a Subaru. Also Subaru has dealer sponsered events, which is a big plus! I love attending those events and chatting with other subaru owners. see full Subaru Impreza / Outback Sport review
2007 4dr Sedan turbocharged 293hp 2.5L H4
6-speed manual AWD
Rally proven with the road car looking similar enough to show the connection. see full Subaru Impreza / Outback Sport review
2007 4dr Sedan 173-horsepower 2.5L H4
4-speed automatic AWD
Rally heritage is even evident in base model, no stick, no turbo, but still decent handling. Subaru has performed flawlessly through 4 winters with minus 40 degrees Celcius weather - very popular in Canada for obvious practical reasons. see full Subaru Impreza / Outback Sport review
2006 4dr Wagon 173-horsepower 2.5L H4
5-speed manual AWD
Sporty, reliability, safety, fun to drive see full Subaru Impreza / Outback Sport review
2006 4dr Sedan 173-horsepower 2.5L H4
5-speed manual AWD
subaru community, known for reliability see full Subaru Impreza / Outback Sport review