2016 Subaru Legacy miscellaneous NHTSA complaints: Unknown Or Other

NHTSA — Unknown Or Other Problems


really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
1,509 miles

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2016 Subaru Legacy miscellaneous problems

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2016 Subaru Legacy Owner Comments

problem #4

Mar 242016


  • 5 miles


During certain times of the day in the morning and afternoon when the sun is at an angle through the front door windows there is a blinding glare on the infotainment screen as well as the high gloss clear cover that covers the area around the 7 inch screen. Even with sunglasses on it is like looking into the sun. This is a serious safety issue and design flaw. My brother has the same issue on a used 2015 Legacy that he just bought. In addition the silver metallic like strip above the glove compartment creates a piercing glare.

- Concord, NC, USA

problem #3

Mar 192016


  • 30 miles
We picked up a brand new Subaru Legacy yesterday and drove it approximately 75 home late in the afternoon. After I got on the interstate travelling East there was a terrible, blinding glare coming off the infotainment/climate control area. It is covered with a very glossy material. Some glare also came off the silver trim on the dashboard above the glovebox, and to the left of the driver console, but the worst is the infotainment screen. I was blinded, distracted, and ended up with a blinding migraine. Can't Subaru come up with a non-glare film for this?

- Washington, DC, USA

problem #2

Jan 282016


  • 1,000 miles
Unintended acceleration. Three episodes starting from August 2015. (delivery month of car). Was slowing down, foot lightly on brake at entrance gate to my community, when engine surged and car started accelerating. Stomped hard on brake to stop forward motion. Lasted only a few seconds and went back to normal. Other 2 times almost identical circumstances. Have first appt. With Subaru om Feb. 2 2016.

- Delray Beach, FL, USA

problem #1

Oct 092015


  • 5,000 miles
The headrest angle is completely uncomfortable. It will cause people do accident, because they can't drive with ease.

- Wichita, KS, USA

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