2nd Generation Subaru Forester Problems
The Forester's 2nd generation runs from 2003 to 2008 and has generated 106 complaints on CarComplaints.com. Collectively, this generation has a 6.68 PainRank™ which ranks 26th in reliability out of 35 generations.
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Problem Areas Between the 2003 and 2008 Model Years
So what are most of the complaints about? Let's take a look at specific areas that have generated the most complaints. This should give you a good idea about general trouble-spots.