2012 Subaru Forester Repair & Maintenance Costs

A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your 2012 Subaru Forester

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The annual maintenance cost of a 2012 Subaru Forester is $622. Repair and maintenance costs vary depending on age, mileage, location and shop.

Most Common 2012 Subaru Forester Problems

2012 Subaru Forester vehicles have 4 reported problems. The most commonly reported 2012 Subaru Forester problem is: Check Engine Light Due to Failed Catalytic Converter.

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2012 Subaru Forester Reliability Rating
Below Average

The Subaru Forester Reliability Rating is 4.0 out of 5.0, which ranks it 20th out of 26 for compact SUVs. The average annual repair cost is $622 which means it has poor ownership costs. The frequency and severity of repairs are both fairly average when compared with all other vehicles.

Most Common 2012 Subaru Forester Questions

There are 4 related questions for 2012 Subaru Forester vehicles. RepairPal's professional community answers hundreds of questions each day. Below are the most commonly asked 2012 Subaru Forester questions.
just had AC evaporator replaced. not sure if this has anything to do with it. the hissing sound comes on for about 3...
I just bought a 2012 Forester. Nowhere in the manual does it explain how to turn the passenger side air bag on. Doe...

2012 Subaru Forester Recalls

2012 Subaru Forester vehicles have 7 known recalls. The most common recall is: Brake Fluid Leaks From Corroded Lines.