2013 Subaru BRZ accessories - interior NHTSA complaints: Equipment Adaptive

NHTSA — Equipment Adaptive Problems


really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
1,440 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

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2013 Subaru BRZ accessories - interior problems

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2013 Subaru BRZ Owner Comments

problem #2

Apr 302013


  • 80 miles


The homelink mirrors in these cars have been a very big issue. I have been in for at least three repairs within the last year. The first night I took my car home, the rear-view mirror fell off and hit the dash of the car. This could have distracted someone and made them run off the road. They repaired it as soon as possible, but they have never been able to completely take the vibrations away. You can't see anything when looking in the rear-view mirror, because it shakes so much. There are forums full of people online with the same complaint. Subaru did change the backplate design recently, but it doesn't seem to have fixed the issue. I've noticed that it's worse when it's hot outside. The mirror seems to loosen. It has not fallen again, but I think it's just a matter of time.

- Tahlequah, OK, USA

problem #1

Jul 172013

BRZ 4-cyl

  • 2,800 miles
The radio head unit touchscreen is fairly unresponsive to the touch and buttons are too small. Forces driver to spend more time looking at unit while driving than a responsive touch screen with larger buttons. Several times I was frustrated when screen would not respond to the touch or when the "sound" button was activated/pressed instead of the "up" station/arrow button. The two buttons are way too close. System needs a software update. Also, voiced gps directions provided will not return once a phone call is received or placed. Only the mapped directions are activated and causes distraction when screen must be viewed instead of directions being heard.

- Cherry Hill, NJ, USA

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