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2012 Subaru Outback Repair and Maintenance Costs

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

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The national average repair and maintenance cost for a 2012 Subaru Outback is between $503 and $614 per year. Repair and maintenance costs vary depending on age, mileage, location and service provider.

Repair Cost Index Score
33
2012 Subaru Outback
scores in the least expensive range of all car models for average repair and maintenance costs
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33
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What does this score mean?
$558
Annual Repair Cost
on average
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Overall (3 Reviews)
Body, Interior & Misc.
Brakes
Drive Train
Electrical & Lights
Engine
Exhaust & Emissions
Heating & Air Conditioning
Suspension & Steering
March 28, 2015
2012 Subaru Outback
I have 64K miles on vehicle. Only 2 complaints. 1) Low beam Headlamps last about 30k miles guaranteed!! My biggest concern is both will go out at the same time. Have also replaced several bulbs in ...
October 25, 2014
2012 Subaru Outback
I have heard of maintenance problems with the 2012 Outback, by a competing dealer. ??
January 03, 2013
2012 Subaru Outback
The 2012 Outback is an excellent vehicle. Large, but with very good gas mileage for its size. The only issue is that the a/c cannot be directed in enough positions, otherwise is a great all wheel v...