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Subaru Forester Repair & Maintenance Costs

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

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$645
Annual Repair Cost
on average
The annual maintenance cost of a Subaru Forester is $645. Repair and maintenance costs vary depending on age, mileage, location and shop.

Most Common Subaru Forester Problems

Subaru Forester vehicles have 11 reported problems.The most commonly reported Subaru Forester problem is: Check Engine Light Due to Failed Catalytic Converter
The check engine light may illuminate because of low catalytic converter efficiency. this same issue may cause the ca...
The front oxygen (air fuel ratio) sensor element may develop a crack, causing the check engine light to illuminate. ...

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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 $645 which means it has average ownership costs. The frequency and severity of repairs are both fairly average when compared with all other vehicles.

Subaru Forester Reviews

Subaru Forester vehicles rate highest in Drive Train and needs improvement in Body
Subaru Forester (26 Reviews)
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Most Common Subaru Forester Questions

There are 479 related questions for Subaru Forester vehicles. RepairPal's professional community answers hundreds of questions each day. Below are the most commonly asked Subaru Forester questions.
In addition, the gears don't seem to change at the proper speed/time upon acceleration. at constant speed the transmi...
The a/c was working fine for most of the 25 degree day, then just shut down. i checked the fuse and found it had blo...
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