The Worst 2020-2021 Outback Problems

  1. Cracked Windshields

    Since 2015 there has been a surge in complaints about Subaru windshields that crack spontaneously. Many believe this is due to a design switch to 'acoustic glass.' Owners want compensation from Subaru because windshield replacements come wi…

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    We know there's more problems than this. Let us know which one you'd like to see us cover next.

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What Owners Complain About

Sometimes it helps just to tally up the complaints and see where the biggest stacks are. Use this information to learn about troublespots or to run for the hills.

Worst Issues

Worst Topics

Worst Years

7th Generation Outback Key Numbers

  1. 1 model year

    Grouping all models by their year can reveal some baddies.

  2. 1 complaint

    Running tally of owner grievances filed to CarComplaints.com.

  3. 4th in reliability

    Overall reliability rank out of 38 eligible generations.

Recent 7th Generation Outback News

There's a lot of news out there, but not all of it matters. We try to boil down it to the most important bits about things that actually help you with your car problem. Interested in getting these stories in an email? Signup for free email alerts over at CarComplaints.com.