Subaru Legacy

Subaru Legacy

About Subaru Legacy

The 2018 Subaru Legacy tends to fly under the radar, but a closer look reveals it is a smart choice for many sedan buyers, and the best choice for some. Like nearly every other Subaru, the Legacy's secret sauce is its all-wheel drive (AWD). While the Legacy has no lack of competitors in better-known rivals like the Honda Accord and Toyota Camry, only one other midsize sedan -- the Ford Fusion -- even offers AWD. With the Legacy, it's standard, which makes this Subaru a favorite in cold-weather states. Far from a one-trick pony, the Legacy also has an excellent reputation for efficiency, safety, reliability and resale value. It's also among the few midsize sedans left to still offer a 6-cylinder engine.

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2018 Subaru Legacy
What's new for 2018?
2018 Subaru Legacy

For 2018, the Subaru Legacy gains new Starlink infotainment systems that include standard Apple CarPlay and Android Auto smartphone integration, and updated grille and interior aesthetics. Revisions to the engine-control unit (ECU) grant smoother acceleration, while other modifications have been made to reduce body roll and interior noise.

  • Expert Rating: 8.2
  • Consumers Rating: 8.4
  • MPG 25|34
2017 Subaru Legacy
What's new for 2017?
2017 Subaru Legacy

The 2017 Subaru Legacy Sport is a new trim level, slotting between the mid-line Premium and high-line Limited, and offering unique styling cues and more. Other upgrades include automatic reverse braking and high-beam assist on Limited models with the EyeSight package.

2016 Subaru Legacy
What's new for 2016?
2016 Subaru Legacy

For 2016, a new Starlink safety and security package is added to the Premium and Limited trims, while the EyeSight system gains Lane Keep Assist. Steering feel has been enhanced for all models and a new auto on/off feature operates both the headlights and windshield wipers.

2015 Subaru Legacy
What's new for 2015?
2015 Subaru Legacy

The Subaru Legacy enters is sixth generation in all-new form for 2015 with fresh looks inside and out, new technology and better fuel efficiency. The same 4- and 6-cylinder engine choices remain, but even they have been heavily revamped. A continuously variable transmission (CVT) becomes standard across the board.

2014 Subaru Legacy
What's new for 2014?
2014 Subaru Legacy

For 2014, 2.5i Premium models include the All-Weather Package as standard, and Premium models now also have a standard audio system with a 4.3-inch screen, six speakers and SiriusXM Satellite Radio. The EyeSight driver-assist system, using stereo camera technology, is now available on both the Limited and Premium trim lines.

2013 Subaru Legacy
What's new for 2013?
2013 Subaru Legacy

For 2013, the Legacy sedan gets a minor facelift, a stiffer suspension and upgraded radios with Bluetooth. The Limited can be equipped with Subaru’s EyeSight driver assist (Pre-Collision Braking, Adaptive Cruise Control and Lane Departure Warning), as well as a new navigation system. Lastly, a new 2.5i Sport trim level supplants last year’s 2.5GT variant.

2012 Subaru Legacy
What's new for 2012?
2012 Subaru Legacy

Subaru's penchant for an abundance of trim levels continues, with seven 2012 Legacy models in total. The popular mid-level Premium models add an improved 6-speaker audio system with Bluetooth phone and wireless audio streaming plus an iPod connection. Top-tier Limited models now have standard foglights

2011 Subaru Legacy
What's new for 2011?
2011 Subaru Legacy

For 2011, all Legacy models are equipped with folding side mirrors, while XM satellite radio is now standard with the available harman/kardon audio system. The 2.5 GT Limited becomes the sole turbocharged model and gains a power moonroof and fog lights as standard equipment.

2010 Subaru Legacy
What's new for 2010?
2010 Subaru Legacy

New from the ground up, the 2010 Subaru Legacy gains more than three inches in width and height but only one inch in length. Subaru adds a new six-speed manual to four-cylinder models with a new CVT (Continuously Variable Transmission) as an option. New features include a navigation system with rear backup camera and streaming Bluetooth capability, an electronic parking brake with a hill-holder feature and standard stability and traction control.

2009 Subaru Legacy
What's new for 2009?
2009 Subaru Legacy

A new, lower priced Legacy 3.0R model is introduced for 2009, while the Legacy 3.0R Limited adds 18-inch alloy wheels to its standard equipment list. All trims but the base 2.5i Legacy receive a new harman/kardon audio system. Vehicle Dynamics Control (VDC) and traction control are now standard on all but the 2.5 GT with the manual transmission).

2008 Subaru Legacy
What's new for 2008?
2008 Subaru Legacy

All Legacy models receive a modest exterior freshening, while the wagon models are renamed Outback, leaving only the sedans to carry the Legacy nameplate. A new trim, the 3.0 R Limited, becomes the top-of-the-line offering and features a 245-horsepower six-cylinder engine. New standard features for all Legacy models include remote keyless entry, revised dash and seat fabrics and a tilt/telescopic steering wheel.

2007 Subaru Legacy
What's new for 2007?
2007 Subaru Legacy

The GT Limited receives Subaru's SI-DRIVE which allows the driver to choose between three engine performance settings: Intelligent, Sport and Sport Sharp. All Legacy sedans gain a 60/40 split folding rear seat with trunk pass-through.

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