4th Generation (2012—2014) Impreza WRX Problems

This generations ranks 16th out of 36 Subaru generations in reliability and is one of the safer bets out there. Owners have the most complaints about the engine (33%), windows (33%), and the interior (16%). We've listed some of the most recent complaints below, see them all on CarComplaints.com.

  1. Engine Failure 2 complaints at an average of 29,899 miles in the 2014 Subaru Impreza WRX.
  2. Easily Cracks 1 complaints at an average of 13,670 miles in the 2014 Subaru Impreza WRX.
  3. Windows Crooked, Rattles, Etc 1 complaints at an average of 13,450 miles in the 2013 Subaru Impreza WRX.

What Impreza WRX Year is Most Reliable?

Generations are a good baseline for prediciting reliability, but there will almost always be year-to-year differences. We've calculated a reliability score for each model year within this generation, but we've based that score on how the model year compares to all Subaru model years.

Watch out for the 2014 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Year Complaints Recalls TSBs PainRank (?)
2014 3 0 0 5.89
2013 3 0 0 1.02
2012 0 0 0 0.0

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