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2005 Subaru Legacy

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Information shown for entry-level Sedan.

Fuel Economy:
City 20/Hwy 27/Comb 23 MPG
Max Seating: 5
Engine: 4-Cyl, 2.5 Liter Transmission: Automatic
Country of Origin: Japan Country of Assembly: United States

2005 Subaru Legacy Consumer Reviews

Overall Rating
8.6
Out of 10

Based on 288 Ratings for the 2005 - 2009 models.

Review this car
  • Value
    8.9/10
    Quality
    8.9/10
  • Reliability
    9.0/10
    Performance
    9.0/10
  • Comfort
    8.6/10
    Styling
    8.9/10

Good car--no prob;ems, has less than 47K miles-

By on Wednesday, June 24, 2015

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 47,000

10 7.0
overall rating 7 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
7/10
Value
5/10
Reliability
8/10
Quality
5/10
Performance
4/10
Styling
5/10
Comfort
7/10

Pros: "Very reliable, can even drive in a snow storm"

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 9

"I am at an age that I am giving up driving--otherwise I would either keep this car or trade it in for a new model just like it--"

Subaru Legacy special edition 2.5 GT turbo/inter

By on Friday, June 12, 2015

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 38,000

10 9.0
overall rating 9 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
9/10
Value
9/10
Reliability
9/10
Quality
9/10
Performance
9/10
Styling
9/10
Comfort
9/10

Pros: "Accelaration increadible and it really zips quitef"

Cons: "no navigation system"

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 10

"Car has very low milage< (38000) turbo with intercooler, full extras, garage openers upto three. Seat warmers, independant A/C, multiplayer cd , 6 speakers, leather black, extra gear for greater speed. Momo steering wheel with gear shifts. ajustable, fog lights, cruise control, 260HP, automatic gear box with 5 speeds and with individual shifting inclueding sports gear. HWY MPG= 25 , City 17MPG. Has reached 141MPH. Brakes excellent, handling excellent, pick -up speed when in sport gear suberb. it is quick and agile. low noise from out side even at high speeds."

Great Car

By on Thursday, May 28, 2015

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 157,800

10 10.0
overall rating 10 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
10/10
Value
10/10
Reliability
10/10
Quality
10/10
Performance
9/10
Styling
8/10
Comfort
10/10

Pros: "Most reliable vehicle I have ever owned."

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 10

"I have owned this car for 10 years and it has been a great car. Never any major issues or mechanical problems. Great in the snow with snow tires."

I loved my subaru. best vehicle i have owned

By on Tuesday, May 26, 2015

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 106,000

10 9.0
overall rating 9 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
9/10
Value
9/10
Reliability
10/10
Quality
10/10
Performance
10/10
Styling
10/10
Comfort
10/10

Pros: "excellent safety equipment"

Cons: "not good place for lighter/power supply"

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 10

"I received an inheritance and wanted to buy a new car.My Boyfriend looked at hundreds of vehicle reviews for Recalls,Safety,Reliability,Quality and had to have all wheel drive. He found complaints on several vehicles.We had everyone tell us Subaru was one of the best vehicles to buy so I bought my Subaru legacy in California and had it a month and on my way back home to Washington I lost control and hit the center cement barrier at 65mph the speed limit. I came out of it all with only some bruises.The safety equipment worked wonderfully. If it was any of the vehicles i was thinking of buying I don't think I would be alive today. THANK YOU SUBARU!!! I'm buying another Subaru as soon as possible."

1 person out of 1 found this review helpful

Special editon 2.5 with turbo / intercooler

By on Saturday, May 23, 2015

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 38,000

10 9.0
overall rating 9 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
9/10
Value
10/10
Reliability
10/10
Quality
9/10
Performance
10/10
Styling
9/10
Comfort
10/10

Pros: "Very fast, handles well , comes with full extras"

Cons: "Wished it had a rear window wiper"

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 10

"It I is a special limited edition. Has everything imaginable. Garage doors oper, extra gear for more power. It has two dinks. It come with 260HP. Very quick. Goes from 0 to 60 in about 4.9 seconds. Six speakers seat warmer dual air contros 6 position electric seats. Give at 78 mph give 26 mpg. A good detailing on the paint will make it look very shiny. It is fun to to Drive . And when you need extra power turn only the sport gear. It has a MOMO steering wheel with allows you to change gears ."

1 person out of 2 found this review helpful

I'm all out of love

By on Wednesday, April 29, 2015

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 93,000

10 6.0
overall rating 6 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
6/10
Value
6/10
Reliability
6/10
Quality
6/10
Performance
9/10
Styling
7/10
Comfort
6/10

Pros: "All wheel drive, handles hazardous conditions well"

Cons: "tight interior, expensive to maintain"

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 3

"While I loved this car when first purchased, it seems to be nickel and diming me to death. Actually, it is more than nickel and diming me. There are several major repairs looming that I just would not have expected of a Subaru and I have made sure that regular maintenance was completed. I am told by my mechanic that while they are good cars, the issues I am having are typical of the brand. My wife drives an Accord with over 230K miles with none of the major issues I am experiencing. The car is fun to drive, but I don't think I would buy another Subaru, despite their great reputation. If you keep a car only a few years and you like the all wheel drive feature, then this car is for you. If you like to keep your cars till they drop then you may want to look at other brands."

4 people out of 9 found this review helpful

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