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Reliability

Reliability indicates how models have performed in the past, providing the basis for predicting how the vehicles will hold up in the year ahead. These charts provide the most comprehensive reliability information available to consumers. Based on information received from our latest subscriber survey, our reliability history charts give you a rundown on how used vehicles are holding up in 17 potential trouble spots, ranging from the engine, transmission, and brakes to power equipment and the electrical system. Learn more about car Reliability.

2017 Subaru Forester Reliability

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Overall Reliability of vehicles of the same model year.
2017 vehicles
Hyundai Tucson
Mazda CX-5
Subaru Forester
Toyota RAV4

Data from car owners gathered over multiple years reveal which models skip the repair shops—and which practically live in them.

This score shows whether the model had more or fewer problems overall than the average model of that year, calculated from the total number of problems reported by subscribers in all 17 trouble spots.