On average, for all makes and models automobiles, the cost of maintenance, added to the cost of repair, over 150,000 miles, calculates to 33.3% lessfor those who do all recommended factory scheduled maintenances when they are supposed to as opposed to those who do not. For Subarus the savings are slightly higher.
The scheduled maintenance items that require service at regular intervals are shown in your “Warranty and Maintenance Booklet.” The following are typical Subaru maintenance schedules as taken from the service manuals of a 2016 SUBARU Outback 2.5L Wagon and should NOT be used without confirmation of specific details found in your “Warranty and Maintenance Booklet.”
As you study the scheduled maintenances shown below: Notice that the15K, 45K, 75K and 135K Mile Scheduled Maintenances are all the same. Notice too, that the 30K, 60K, 90K and 120K Mile Scheduled Maintenances are all the same. Notice that the 100K Mile Scheduled Maintenance consists of a timing Belt and applicable procedural inspection only.