6th Generation (2015—2019) Legacy Problems

This generations ranks 20th out of 36 Subaru generations in reliability and is generally a good bet. Owners have the most complaints about the fuel system (15%), interior (13%), and the body (13%). We've listed some of the most recent complaints below, see them all on CarComplaints.com.

  1. Wind Noise 8 complaints at an average of 945 miles in the 2015 Subaru Legacy.
  2. Wires Chewed by Rodents 1 complaints at an average of 15,161 miles in the 2017 Subaru Legacy.
  3. Rough Ride 2 complaints at an average of 507 miles in the 2017 Subaru Legacy.

What Legacy 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 2015 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Year Complaints Recalls TSBs PainRank (?)
2019 0 0 14 0.0
2018 4 1 54 2.97
2017 7 2 101 4.52
2016 3 3 164 1.33
2015 51 3 221 13.23

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