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Subaru Legacy 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 Legacy 15
17.5324675325% 17.5324675325% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  110 Legacys, 6.4 months of data per Legacy, average 5600 miles
2016 Subaru Legacy 19
25.7763975155% 25.7763975155% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  154 Legacys, 10.3 months of data per Legacy, average 13500 miles
2015 Subaru Legacy 26
40.4761904762% 40.4761904762% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  126 Legacys, 9.8 months of data per Legacy, average 25600 miles

Redesigned. Common problems with wind noise around the front side windows and the fuel door release.
2014 Subaru Legacy 10
0% 0% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  81 Legacys, 8.7 months of data per Legacy, average 42000 miles
2013 Subaru Legacy 20
16.6666666667% 16.6666666667% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  103 Legacys, 9.8 months of data per Legacy, average 57900 miles
2012 Subaru Legacy 23
15.0793650794% 15.0793650794% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  89 Legacys, 8.9 months of data per Legacy, average 63900 miles
2011 Subaru Legacy 36
30% 30% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  114 Legacys, 10.0 months of data per Legacy, average 79000 miles
2010 Subaru Legacy 35
29.8534798535% 29.8534798535% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  77 Legacys, 9.3 months of data per Legacy, average 84800 miles

Redesigned for this model year. Dramatic improvement in reliability compared to the previous generation.
2009 Subaru Legacy 97
79.3506493506% 79.3506493506% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  31 Legacys, 10.4 months of data per Legacy, average 95600 miles

Common problems with CV joint boots, and possibly also wheel bearings.
2008 Subaru Legacy 107
87.7551020408% 87.7551020408% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  47 Legacys, 9.8 months of data per Legacy, average 112200 miles

Common problems with wheel bearings and CV joint boots.
2007 Subaru Legacy 97
74.1379310345% 74.1379310345% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  36 Legacys, 9.0 months of data per Legacy, average 105500 miles

Common problem with wheel bearings. Also, head gaskets are a common expensive problem with older Subarus.
2006 Subaru Legacy 98
71.9047619048% 71.9047619048% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  51 Legacys, 8.6 months of data per Legacy, average 105000 miles

Muliple reports of problems with head gaskets, cv joint boots, sway bar links, and wheel bearings.
2005 Subaru Legacy H4 79
43.9958592133% 43.9958592133% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  63 Legacy H4s, 9.1 months of data per Legacy H4, average 118800 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, 9.6 months of data per Legacy, average 150200 miles

* Very small sample, members only.
2003 Subaru Legacy 85
44.2084942085% 44.2084942085% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  28 Legacys, 9.0 months of data per Legacy, average 154800 miles

Head gaskets are a common expensive problem with older Subarus.
2002 Subaru Legacy   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  12 Legacys, 11.3 months of data per Legacy, average 191900 miles

* Very small sample, members only.

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