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Toyota RAV4 and Subaru Forester Lemon Odds and Nada Odds for the Year Ending June 30, 2018

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

Year Make/Model Nada Odds per 100 Cars Lemon Odds per 100 Cars    
82 vehicles, 11.6 months per vehicle, 15800 miles driven2017 Subaru Forester
[?] see reported repairs
  82 vehicles, 11.6 months per vehicle, 15800 miles driven
52 vehicles, 11.2 months per vehicle, 13600 miles driven2017 Toyota RAV4
[?] see reported repairs
  52 vehicles, 11.2 months per vehicle, 13600 miles driven
41 vehicles, 11.2 months per vehicle, 28000 miles driven2016 Subaru Forester
[?] see reported repairs
  41 vehicles, 11.2 months per vehicle, 28000 miles driven
58 vehicles, 11.7 months per vehicle, 27800 miles driven2016 Toyota RAV4
[?] see reported repairs
  58 vehicles, 11.7 months per vehicle, 27800 miles driven
105 vehicles, 11.7 months per vehicle, 43500 miles driven2015 Subaru Forester
[?] see reported repairs
  105 vehicles, 11.7 months per vehicle, 43500 miles driven
36 vehicles, 11.6 months per vehicle, 35100 miles driven2015 Toyota RAV4
[?] see reported repairs
  36 vehicles, 11.6 months per vehicle, 35100 miles driven
68 vehicles, 11.6 months per vehicle, 56000 miles driven

Redesigned.
2014
Subaru Forester
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  68 vehicles, 11.6 months per vehicle, 56000 miles driven

Redesigned.
53 vehicles, 11.5 months per vehicle, 54800 miles driven

Redesigned.
2013
Toyota RAV4
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  53 vehicles, 11.5 months per vehicle, 54800 miles driven

Redesigned.
30 vehicles, 11.7 months per vehicle, 63400 miles driven2012 Toyota RAV4 Join or sign in to view   see reported repairs
  30 vehicles, 11.7 months per vehicle, 63400 miles driven
36 vehicles, 11.5 months per vehicle, 85100 miles driven2011 Toyota RAV4
[?] see reported repairs
  36 vehicles, 11.5 months per vehicle, 85100 miles driven
37 vehicles, 11.6 months per vehicle, 87100 miles driven2010 Subaru Forester
[?] see reported repairs
  37 vehicles, 11.6 months per vehicle, 87100 miles driven
38 vehicles, 11.5 months per vehicle, 92600 miles driven2010 Toyota RAV4
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  38 vehicles, 11.5 months per vehicle, 92600 miles driven
26 vehicles, 11.5 months per vehicle, 107800 miles driven

Redesigned for this model year.
2009
Subaru Forester Join or sign in to view   see reported repairs
  26 vehicles, 11.5 months per vehicle, 107800 miles driven

Redesigned for this model year.
48 vehicles, 11.6 months per vehicle, 100800 miles driven2009 Toyota RAV4
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  48 vehicles, 11.6 months per vehicle, 100800 miles driven
39 vehicles, 11.7 months per vehicle, 104800 miles driven2008 Toyota RAV4
[?] see reported repairs
  39 vehicles, 11.7 months per vehicle, 104800 miles driven
35 vehicles, 11.2 months per vehicle, 116300 miles driven2007 Toyota RAV4
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  35 vehicles, 11.2 months per vehicle, 116300 miles driven

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Toyota RAV4 vs. Subaru Forester Lemon Odds and Nada Odds

Other sources of Toyota RAV4 and Subaru Forester reliability data provide only averages, which can conceal as much as they reveal. So we also report the percentage of Toyota RAV4s and Subaru Foresters with no repairs at all in the past year and the percentage of Toyota RAV4s and Subaru Foresters 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 Toyota RAV4 and Subaru Forester lemon odds as the cars age. Others can be over a year behind. Only TrueDelta tells you how reliable the Toyota RAV4 and Subaru Forester have been recently.

To see how frequently Toyota RAV4 and Subaru Forester problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

What Our Members Are Saying about the Brand Reputation of the Toyota RAV4

Toyota RAV4 Brand Reputation: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2009 4dr SUV 269-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed automatic AWD
Rav4 reports & reviews rated this vehicle close to the top of the heap of all SUVs in virtually every respect - this was another strong reason we chose it. see full Toyota RAV4 review
2009 4dr SUV 269-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed automatic AWD
Good resale value see full Toyota RAV4 review
2009 4dr SUV 269-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed automatic AWD
Inspite of its recent problems, I still think Toyota is a top notch company. I do think they need to take more interest in problem resolution. I get the impression that Toyota has become somewhat indifferent to their customers. see full Toyota RAV4 review
2008 4dr SUV 269-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed automatic AWD
A very reliable vehicle, which has a high second hand value see full Toyota RAV4 review
2008 4dr SUV 269-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed automatic AWD
Toyota has had a solid reputation for several years with minimal issues. see full Toyota RAV4 review
2008 4dr SUV 166-horsepower 2.4L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
Toyota is one of the elite manuf. in my mind. see full Toyota RAV4 review
2008 4dr SUV 269-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed automatic AWD
great resale and reliability see full Toyota RAV4 review
2008 4dr SUV 269-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed automatic AWD
A very popular small SUV with an outstanding reputation, Toyota has steadily improved this vehicle to make it a top notch contender. see full Toyota RAV4 review
2008 4dr SUV 269-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed automatic AWD
Generally Toyota has a very good reputation although they do make some dogs I have an older Highlander and the quality has been outstanding see full Toyota RAV4 review
2008 4dr SUV turbocharged 134hp 2.2L I4 Diesel
6-speed manual AWD
Reliablity see full Toyota RAV4 review
 

What Our Members Are Saying about the Brand Reputation of the Subaru Forester

Subaru Forester Brand Reputation: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2010 4dr SUV 170-horsepower 2.5L H4
4-speed shiftable automatic AWD
Well known reliability. Their cars last a long time. see full Subaru Forester review
2010 4dr SUV 170-horsepower 2.5L H4
4-speed shiftable automatic AWD
The all wheel drive go in all weather conditions reputation. see full Subaru Forester review
2009 4dr SUV 170-horsepower 2.5L H4
4-speed shiftable automatic AWD
Known for making good cars. see full Subaru Forester review
2009 4dr SUV turbocharged 224hp 2.5L H4
4-speed shiftable automatic AWD
Rugged, reliable, green--truly seems a brand that inspires loyalty and gives every reason to repeat as a customer see full Subaru Forester review
2007 4dr SUV 173-horsepower 2.5L H4
4-speed automatic AWD
Fine. It should be designated the official state car of New Hampshire! see full Subaru Forester review
2007 4dr SUV 173-horsepower 2.5L H4
4-speed automatic AWD
local dealer is first or second in Northeast every year; other owners have generally positive comments; inmage says sensible, but reliable see full Subaru Forester review
2006 4dr SUV 173-horsepower 2.5L H4
4-speed automatic AWD
Automaker personally inspects everycar throughout production. Entire car line-up has highest safety ratings compared to others. see full Subaru Forester review
2004 4dr SUV turbocharged 210hp 2.5L I4
4-speed automatic AWD
Subaru AWD is great. see full Subaru Forester review
2004 4dr SUV 165-horsepower 2.5L H4
5-speed manual AWD
I have numerous friends with Subarus, all of them have had amazing great reliability with few, if any problems. see full Subaru Forester review
2003 4dr SUV 165-horsepower 2.5L H4
4-speed automatic AWD
As noted above, stellar reputation among owners. reputation for being just a little different. see full Subaru Forester review
Subaru Forester Brand Reputation: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2010 4dr SUV turbocharged 224hp 2.5L H4
4-speed shiftable automatic AWD
Subaru is rare on France and Belgium raods. Not a lot of dealers see full Subaru Forester review