6th Gen (2015 – 2018) Subaru Legacy Problems

The 6th generation of the Legacy has a cumulative PainRank™ of 4.87. That can be compared against other Subaru generations. Shopping for a Subaru? You could do worse (but you could also do better).

Owners of the 2015–2018 Legacy model years have sent in 59 complaints on CarComplaints.com. We've listed the three most common below. Most are about the fuel system (16%) followed by the body (15%) and the engine (13%).

Comparing Years in This Generation

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 2015 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Year Complaints Reliability PainRank (?)
2018 1
1.03
2017 6
4.08
2016 3
1.35
2015 49
13.04

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