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Subaru Legacy 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 Legacy 22
41.4285714286% 41.4285714286% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  88 Legacys, 4.9 months of data per Legacy, average 4300 miles
2016 Subaru Legacy 16
18.3229813665% 18.3229813665% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  161 Legacys, 10.1 months of data per Legacy, average 10800 miles
2015 Subaru Legacy 26
40.4761904762% 40.4761904762% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  136 Legacys, 9.5 months of data per Legacy, average 22800 miles

Redesigned. Common problems with wind noise around the front side windows and the fuel door release.
2014 Subaru Legacy 11
0.246305418719% 0.246305418719% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  85 Legacys, 8.6 months of data per Legacy, average 37600 miles
2013 Subaru Legacy 18
11.7511520737% 11.7511520737% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  104 Legacys, 9.6 months of data per Legacy, average 54700 miles
2012 Subaru Legacy 23
18.3982683983% 18.3982683983% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  90 Legacys, 9.7 months of data per Legacy, average 61000 miles
2011 Subaru Legacy 31
23.9926739927% 23.9926739927% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  121 Legacys, 9.5 months of data per Legacy, average 76900 miles
2010 Subaru Legacy 43
38.5017421603% 38.5017421603% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  80 Legacys, 9.7 months of data per Legacy, average 82500 miles

Redesigned for this model year. Dramatic improvement in reliability compared to the previous generation.
2009 Subaru Legacy 110
100% 100% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  35 Legacys, 9.7 months of data per Legacy, average 93900 miles

Common problems with CV joint boots, and possibly also wheel bearings.
2008 Subaru Legacy 127
100% 100% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  50 Legacys, 9.4 months of data per Legacy, average 110400 miles

Common problems with wheel bearings and CV joint boots.
2007 Subaru Legacy 125
100% 100% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  34 Legacys, 10.2 months of data per Legacy, average 100700 miles

Common problem with wheel bearings. Also, head gaskets are a common expensive problem with older Subarus.
2006 Subaru Legacy 93
76.9841269841% 76.9841269841% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  50 Legacys, 9.5 months of data per Legacy, average 105100 miles

Muliple reports of problems with head gaskets, cv joint boots, sway bar links, and wheel bearings.
2005 Subaru Legacy H4 81
45.652173913% 45.652173913% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  66 Legacy H4s, 9.0 months of data per Legacy H4, average 118600 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
  13 Legacys, 10.1 months of data per Legacy, average 144800 miles

* Very small sample, members only.
2003 Subaru Legacy 99
57.1428571429% 57.1428571429% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  32 Legacys, 8.4 months of data per Legacy, average 156700 miles

Head gaskets are a common expensive problem with older Subarus.
2002 Subaru Legacy   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  12 Legacys, 8.3 months of data per Legacy, average 174200 miles

* Very small sample, members only.

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