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2005 Subaru Legacy
Problems & Complaints
CarComplaints.com Notes: A relatively dependable vehicle that handles well in bad weather, but increasing concerns about turbo failure in the GT probably means you should look elsewhere if you want a car with a little pep in its step.
Worst 2005 Legacy Problems by Category
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- engine problems3NHTSA complaints: 38
- electrical problems2NHTSA complaints: 13
- lights problems2NHTSA complaints: 9
- AC / heater problems1
- clutch problems1NHTSA complaints: 3
- wheels / hubs problems1NHTSA complaints: 11
- fuel system problemsNHTSA: 18
- seat belts / air bags problemsNHTSA: 11
- brakes problemsNHTSA: 10
- exterior accessories problemsNHTSA: 7
- interior accessories problemsNHTSA: 7
- drivetrain problemsNHTSA: 6
- windows / windshield problemsNHTSA: 5
- suspension problemsNHTSA: 4
- exhaust system problemsNHTSA: 3
- transmission problemsNHTSA: 3
- steering problemsNHTSA: 2
- miscellaneous problemsNHTSA: 2
- body / paint problemsNHTSA: 1
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