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2013 Subaru XV Crosstrek repairs by problem area

Engine (19%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (23%)

Brakes and Traction Control (8%)

Suspension and Steering (23%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (23%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (4%)

Other (0%)

Chart based on 26 repairs.
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2013 Subaru XV Crosstrek repair cost distribution

$2500+ (5%)

$1000 - $2499 (5%)

$500 - $999 (10%)

$100 - $499 (29%)

< $100 (52%)

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Chart based on 21 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2013 Subaru XV Crosstrek 4dr Hatch

148-horsepower 2.0L H4 6-speed shiftable CVT AWD

Subaru XV Crosstrek in Minnesota, United States
Jul 2016 - May 2017
Aug 2016

56000 mi

US $100
My passenger tail light quit working. 
Subaru XV Crosstrek in New Jersey, United States
Oct 2012 - Jun 2018
Jul 2016

84755 mi

US $214
Right rear wheel bearing replaced Noise from transmission (bearing faulty). Installed reman transmission. Repair covered as one time goodwill per Subaru DPSM. Paid $200 towards repair.  
Dec 2017

122898 mi

US $1543
Left rear wheel bearing replaced 
Subaru XV Crosstrek in Ontario, Canada
Jul 2013 - Jun 2018
Dec 2017

55800 mi

C $120
Factory Battery Died Bought and installed an aftermarket one 
Subaru XV Crosstrek in Connecticut, United States
Mar 2018 - Jul 2018
May 2018

95000 mi
Extremely High Oil Consumption (1 Quart over 1200 miles). Had to have the short block replaced, and the heads resurfaced. This is a known issue with these vehicles, and the repairs were covered in full by a class action lawsuit. 
Subaru XV Crosstrek in Maryland, United States
Mar 2013 - Oct 2020
Mar 2016

50000 mi
Wheel bearing was going bad on passenger rear. wheel bearing was fixed by dealer under the power train warranty 5 years 60,000 miles 
Apr 2019

96500 mi

US $400
the AC System had leaking O-rings and needed a recharge.  also replace battery terminal and battery holder due to corrosion 
Oct 2020

110650 mi

US $7500
CVT Transmission Failed while on trip. leaving us stranded. took to local repair shop and where told it failed. took it to Subaru dealer and told it needed a full replacement. Subaru of America will give us 2500 towards repair totaling $7500. 
Subaru XV Crosstrek in Colorado, United States
Nov 2015 - Apr 2017
Aug 2016

46000 mi
ABS, Hill Star Assist, and Traction Control lights came on while driving. Caused by an intermittently failing brake light switch. 
Subaru XV Crosstrek in Quebec, Canada
Feb 2013 - Mar 2014
Jul 2013

6280 mi
Rattle in the bottom of the front windshield 
Subaru XV Crosstrek in British Columbia, Canada
Sep 2013 - Jun 2018
May 2015

7320 mi
ambient light sensor in dashboard came out, sensor replaced 
Nov 2017

19220 mi
increase in fuel consumption after "D" service 
Subaru XV Crosstrek in South Carolina, United States
Jul 2015 - Apr 2018
Jan 2016

51500 mi
Transmission fluid low, suspect neophytes pulling tranny fluid plug instead of oil drain plug. Completely denied by service shop. 
Nov 2017

80000 mi
Started occasionally stalling, after decelerating. 
Dec 2017

82000 mi

US $2800
Transmission died on interstate. Extended warranty covered it. All wheel bearing replaced. 
Mar 2018

89000 mi

US $600
Dealer insisted on repair. [Wheel bearing] 
Apr 2018

91000 mi

US $180
Rear Axle replacement 

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2013 Subaru XV Crosstrek 4dr Hatch

148-horsepower 2.0L H4 5-speed manual AWD

Subaru XV Crosstrek in New Jersey, United States
May 2013 - Dec 2016
Sep 2016

78000 mi

US $700
Right rear wheel bearing 
Subaru XV Crosstrek in Wisconsin, United States
Feb 2013 - Sep 2017
Aug 2017

51000 mi

US $150
replaced rear rotors and pads 
Subaru XV Crosstrek in Texas, United States
Jun 2013 - Jun 2018
Aug 2016

33000 mi
The ABS,Vehicle Dynamics Control (traction control), and Hill Start Assist lights came on. This was the 3rd time this had happen. The lights would always clear the next time the car was started. The dealer replaced the stop switch. 
Dec 2016

37000 mi
The Check engine light came on. The cause was oil leaking into the A/F(air-fuel) sensor. The front cover of the engine was taken off and resealed to stop the oil leak. The A/F sensor was replaced. 
Subaru XV Crosstrek in New Jersey, United States
Aug 2016 - Jun 2018
Oct 2016

71500 mi
Oil Consumption Test 
Dec 2016

74000 mi
Replace short block due to engine oil consumption failure under warranty. 

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