1st Generation (2014—2015) XV Crosstrek Hybrid Problems

This generations ranks 18th out of 36 Subaru generations in reliability and is generally a good bet. Owners have the most complaints about the engine (30%), wheels (30%), and the drivetrain (10%). We've listed some of the most recent complaints below, see them all on CarComplaints.com.

  1. Eating Tires Faster Than Gas 1 complaints at an average of 15,000 miles in the 2014 Subaru XV Crosstrek Hybrid.
  2. Extreme Tire Wear 1 complaints at an average of 15,000 miles in the 2014 Subaru XV Crosstrek Hybrid.
  3. Premature Tire Wear 1 complaints at an average of 22 miles in the 2014 Subaru XV Crosstrek Hybrid.

What XV Crosstrek Hybrid 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 (?)
2015 1 0 14 0.36
2014 9 0 50 4.92

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