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Subaru Legacy 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 Legacy 8
2.63157894737% 2.63157894737% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  71 Legacys, 4.5 months of data per Legacy, average 3900 miles
2017 Subaru Legacy 17
29.6992481203% 29.6992481203% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  150 Legacys, 9.6 months of data per Legacy, average 10900 miles
2016 Subaru Legacy 16
24.2857142857% 24.2857142857% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  151 Legacys, 10.1 months of data per Legacy, average 23900 miles
2015 Subaru Legacy 21
21.4285714286% 21.4285714286% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  126 Legacys, 9.5 months of data per Legacy, average 34200 miles

Redesigned. Common problems with wind noise around the front side windows and the fuel door release.
2014 Subaru Legacy 20
15.4377880184% 15.4377880184% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  66 Legacys, 9.1 months of data per Legacy, average 51300 miles
2013 Subaru Legacy 31
35.7142857143% 35.7142857143% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  102 Legacys, 9.2 months of data per Legacy, average 66000 miles
2012 Subaru Legacy 29
24.6031746032% 24.6031746032% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  66 Legacys, 10.1 months of data per Legacy, average 74400 miles
2011 Subaru Legacy 43
33.1746031746% 33.1746031746% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  103 Legacys, 9.5 months of data per Legacy, average 86700 miles
2010 Subaru Legacy 47
41.0299003322% 41.0299003322% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  64 Legacys, 9.5 months of data per Legacy, average 93900 miles

Redesigned for this model year. Dramatic improvement in reliability compared to the previous generation.
2009 Subaru Legacy 71
63.0952380952% 63.0952380952% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  32 Legacys, 8.4 months of data per Legacy, average 98300 miles

Common problems with CV joint boots, and possibly also wheel bearings.
2008 Subaru Legacy 86
74.9299719888% 74.9299719888% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  42 Legacys, 8.7 months of data per Legacy, average 118000 miles

Common problems with wheel bearings and CV joint boots.
2007 Subaru Legacy   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  23 Legacys, 10.0 months of data per Legacy, average 106900 miles

* Small sample, members only.
2006 Subaru Legacy 116
83.7868480726% 83.7868480726% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  35 Legacys, 9.1 months of data per Legacy, average 118400 miles

Muliple reports of problems with head gaskets, cv joint boots, sway bar links, and wheel bearings.
2005 Subaru Legacy H4 69
35.7142857143% 35.7142857143% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  58 Legacy H4s, 8.1 months of data per Legacy H4, average 121200 miles

Redesigned for this model year. Most common problems involve struts, wheel bearings, steering pump, CV joints.
2004 Subaru Legacy   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  12 Legacys, 9.4 months of data per Legacy, average 149200 miles

* Very small sample, members only.
2003 Subaru Legacy 82
38.6446886447% 38.6446886447% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  26 Legacys, 10.1 months of data per Legacy, average 149600 miles

Head gaskets are a common expensive problem with older Subarus.

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