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2nd Generation Subaru Outback Problems

The Outback's 2nd generation runs from 1995 to 1999 and has generated 37 complaints on CarComplaints.com. Collectively, this generation has a 3.02 PainRank™ which ranks 18th in reliability out of 35 generations.

Shopping for a Subaru? This generation is generally a good bet .

Problem Areas Between the 1995 and 1999 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.

Worst Complaints for this Generation

Let's take a look at the most common Outback complaints submitted to CarComplaints.com 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.