Subaru factory warranty information

New factory warranty and CPO Certified Pre-Owned details
Research Outback, BRZ, Forester, Crosstrek, Tribeca, Impreza, Legacy, WRX STi..

on this page: New Car Warranty - Certified Pre-Owned CPO warranty

People have been getting letters saying their warranty is about to expire and they should buy another warranty. These do not come from Subaru. See examples here.
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Subaru roadside assistance phone is 800 261-2155

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Subaru roadside assistance phone number is on the driver's window
Included with the complete new car warranty for 3 years or 36000 miles,
also included with a Certified Used (CPO) for 6 years or 100,000 miles, and with most Subaru extended warranties.

July 11, 2017
Starting on June 22, 2017 Subaru is extending the CVT's warranty to 10 years or 100,000 miles (from 5 years or 60,000 miles), starting at date of first sale on these models:

2010-2105 Outback, Legacy
2012-2015 Impreza
2013-2015 Crosstrek
2014-2015 Foresters
2015 WRX
Current owners should receive a letter, or call your local
dealer, have your VIN handy.

Warranty information
all information subject to change, correction
see your local servicing dealer for full details and coverage on your specific car

Warranties are through Subaru of America or affiliated organizations and warranty work must be performed by an authorized dealer in the U.S..

Subaru warranties stay with the car regardless of ownership.
All warranties start with the date of first sale. A Subaru dealer can determine that date if you have the VIN.
When a Subaru is sold as a used car there is no warranty transfer charge. Owners should contact 800-SUBARU3 to update the records. 
Extended warranties can be canceled by the original purchaser of the warranty for a pro-rated refund.

Bumper-to-bumper: 3 year/36,000 miles. Includes all defects.  Includes the Wear Item warranty covering premature wear of brakes, clutch linings, remote batteries, wiper blades etc.
Roadside assistance 3yr/36000 miles by the Cross Country Motor Club at 800 261-2155, break-down, lock-out, flat repair etc
Powertrain: 5 year/ 60,000 miles
Corrosion: 5 year/100,000 miles
Note Warranties do not cover wear or damage due to abuse, lack of maintenance or competitive driving. Exclusions may apply, wear replacement may be one time only.

For complete details always refer to your owners manual, local dealer service department or call 800 SUBARU3

1year/12,000 miles 1 yr/Unlimited miles 2 yrs/24,000 miles 3 yrs, see below for miles 5 yrs, see below for miles 7yrs/70,000 miles 8yrs/80,000 miles
New Car Adjustments and Wear items
Replacement parts and Accessories Limited warranty
Federal Specification Emissions Performance Warranty
New Car Limited Warranty 3 year/36,000 miles 
includes Limited Wear Warranty covering premature brake, clutch lining, wiper blade wear, remote batteries etc
Roadside Assistance - 36,000 miles- towing due to breakdown, lost keys, out of gas, flat tire etc. call 800-261-2155
Federal Specification Emissions defect warranty - 36,000 miles
California Specification Emissions, Performance and defect warranty - 50,000 miles
Rust Perforation Limited warranty - Unlimited miles
Powertrain Limited Warranty - 60,000 miles 
California Specification Emissions Extended defect warranty
Federal Specification Emissions Performance and defect warranty - 50,000 miles
Certain Legacy and Outback 2.5L 4 cylinders sold and registered in CA, CT, NH, NY, MA, MS, RI, VT with California Specification PZEV Emissions Extended defect warranty: 15years/150000 miles

subject to change, correction. see your local servicing dealer for full details and coverage on your specific car

The 7 year or 100,000 mile powertrain warranty included with your CPO car  begins on the date of the sale of the used car and at the mileage appearing on the odometer on that date.
Coverage expires when the selected plan years have elapsed from the original warranty in-service date when the car was first sold or when the odometer reaches 100,000 miles, whichever occurs first.

Included with the 7 year or 100,000 mile powertrain warranty included with your CPO car includes
Engine- engine block, cylinder heads, all internal lubricated parts, drive belts, intake manifold, flywheel, valve covers, oil sending unit, oil pan, motor mounts, seals and gaskets, turbo charger assemble and fuel injection system.
All Wheel Drive- Final drive housing, rear differential assembly, all internal parts, axle shafts, constant velocity joints, double offset joints, propeller shaft, center support bearings, universal joints, wheel bearings and spindle, rear torsion bars and control arms, hub bearings, seals and gaskets.
Transmission- Transaxle case, all internal parts, torque converter, transmission mounts, seals and gaskets
Towing, Roadside Assistance- When a covered breakdown disables the vehicle, making it inoperable or unsafe to drive, Subaru Added Security will pay for emergency road service labor or towing expenses up to the amount indicated on the customerís Agreement.
Car rental expense coverage applies when the vehicle will be in a shop overnight to repair a covered breakdown that has disable the vehicle making in inoperable or unsafe to drive. Subaru Added Security will pay the actual expenses up the maximum daily rate indicated on the customerís Agreement (not to exceed 5 days).

CPO WARRANTY Program Deductible
A deductible applies to each repair visit, even if more than one covered repair is performed. The deductible does not apply to vehicle rental expense, towing and road service. See the individual agreement for deductible amount.

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Always contact your local dealer or mechanic for warranty work.
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