2006 Subaru Outback Repair & Maintenance Costs

A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your 2006 Subaru Outback

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Annual Repair Cost
on average
The annual maintenance cost of a Subaru Outback is $658. Repair and maintenance costs vary depending on age, mileage, location and shop.

Most Common 2006 Subaru Outback Problems

2006 Subaru Outback vehicles have 5 reported problems.The most commonly reported 2006 Subaru Outback problem is: Vibtation or Shutter on Acceleration
A vibration or shutter may be noted on acceleration. If the transmission torque converter is suspected a revised part...
The head gasket has a high failure rate due to cooling system problems. Subaru is aware of the problem and has extend...

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2006 Subaru Outback Reliability Rating
Above Average

The Subaru Outback Reliability Rating is 4.0 out of 5.0, which ranks it 17th out of 26 for midsize SUVs. The average annual repair cost is $658 which means it has poor ownership costs. The severity of repairs is low while frequency of those issues is average, so major issues are uncommon for the Outback.

2006 Subaru Outback Reviews

2006 Subaru Outback vehicles rate highest in Suspension and needs improvement in Body
Overall (1 Reviews)
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Most Common 2006 Subaru Outback Questions

There are 28 related questions for 2006 Subaru Outback vehicles. RepairPal's professional community answers hundreds of questions each day. Below are the most commonly asked questions.
I purchased a 2006 Subaru Outback and have had it in the Subaru Service department twice over this issue since purcha...
This happened as I pulled onto a busy street from a parking lot. The car lost acceleration, stalled and stranded me ...

Subaru Outback Recalls

Subaru Outback vehicles have 2 known recalls. The most common recall is: Brake Fluid Leaks From Corroded Lines.