3rd Generation Subaru Forester Problems
The Forester's 3rd generation runs from 2009 to 2013 and has generated 123 complaints on CarComplaints.com. Collectively, this generation has a 8.15 PainRank™ which ranks 29th in reliability out of 35 generations.
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Problem Areas Between the 2009 and 2013 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.