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What's Wrong with the Subaru Crosstrek?

The Subaru Crosstrek has a total of 8 complaints. The majority of the complaints involve the windows (37%) followed by the steering (25%) and the interior (12%).

We'd recommend avoiding the 2nd generation (2016–2017) which has the worst overall PainRank™ of 1.85

How Crosstrek Generations Rank

Gen Model Years Complaints PainRank (?)
3rd Gen Crosstrek 2018–2018 1 0.0
2nd Gen Crosstrek 2016–2017 7 1.85

Worst Overall Crosstrek Complaints

Let's take a look at the most common Crosstrek complaints submitted to over the years.

The complaints are sorted by their PainRank™ which is a score calculated by combining data points such as 1) how long does it take for the problem to start 2) how much does it cost to fix 3) what rank did owners assign to this problem, etc.

Most Complained About Crosstrek Years

A quick look at which years have the highest complaint volumes. Clicking on the year will take you to their problem pages on