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2018 Subaru Legacy And Outback Priced From $22,195 22
Jun
Posted by Michael Gauthier in prices, Subaru, Subaru Legacy, Subaru Outback, USA on 06 22nd, 2017


Subaru has released pricing information for the 2018 Legacy and Outback.
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2018 Subaru Legacy Brings Subtlety To Chicago Auto Show 9
Feb
Posted by Sergiu Tudose in Chicago Auto Show, Galleries, new cars, Subaru, Subaru Legacy on 02 9th, 2017


While the updated 2018 Subaru Legacy doesn't look all that different compared with the non-facelifted model, the subtle styling changes and new interior features make for a intriguing package.
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Can You Spot The Changes On The Facelifted 2018 Subaru Legacy? 2
Feb
Posted by John Halas in Chicago Auto Show, new cars, Subaru, Subaru Legacy on 02 2nd, 2017


Subaru is returning to the Chicago Auto Show three years after it presented the sixth generation Legacy in 2014 with the facelifted model.
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Suicidal Subaru Driver Almost Causes Multiple Accidents 18
Jan
Posted by Sergiu Tudose in Accidents, Dashcam, Offbeat News, Subaru, Subaru Legacy, video on 01 18th, 2017


Turning left onto a main road without making sure the coast is clear is among the most dangerous maneuvers anyone can make in traffic.
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Subaru Eager To Improve Quality As Sales Soar But Reliability Falls 14
Nov
Posted by Brad Anderson in Recalls, Reports, Subaru, Subaru Legacy, Subaru Tribeca on 11 14th, 2016


As Subaru sales continue to rise, the company has underlined the importance of quality control moving forward following a spate of recalls and a drop in its Consumer Reports reliability rating.
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Subaru Recalls 100,000 Turbo Models For Overheating Air Pumps 27
Oct
Posted by Carscoops Staff in Recalls, Subaru, subaru forester, subaru impreza, Subaru Legacy, Subaru Outback on 10 27th, 2016


Just a couple of weeks ago, Subaru recalled an array of Legacy and Outback models due to a problem with the knee guard bracket in the steering assembly. Now it has issued another recall for an even broader array of vehicles – this time for a potential fire hazard.
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Select 2017 Subaru Legacy And Outback Models Recalled 18
Oct
Posted by Brad Anderson in Recalls, Reports, Subaru, Subaru Legacy, Subaru Outback on 10 18th, 2016


Subaru is recalling a select number of 2017 Legacy and Outback models in the United States after an issue with the knee guard bracket was discovered.
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Subaru Recalls 935,000 Legacys Worldwide Over Faulty Windshield Wipers 24
Sep
Posted by Michael Karkafiris in Recalls, Subaru, Subaru Legacy on 09 24th, 2016


Fuji Heavy Industries, the parent company of Subaru, announced the recall of about 935,000 examples of the Legacy in order to fix an issue with their front windshield wipers.
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Subaru Celebrates U.S. Production Of Its 3 Millionth Car 2
Aug
Posted by Brad Anderson in Subaru, Subaru Legacy, Subaru Outback on 08 2nd, 2016


Subaru is celebrating building its 3 millionth car in the United States, 27 years after local production commenced.
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Honda Pilot Driver Brake-Checks Subaru, Causes Crash 2
Jun
Posted by Sergiu Tudose in Accidents, Dashcam, Honda Pilot, Offbeat News, Subaru Legacy, video on 06 2nd, 2016


If you thought that tailgating is an efficient move to get other drivers out of your way, you best be prepared for when they do something that's probably even worse: brake-checking.
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2017 Subaru Legacy And Outback Get Minor Price Bump 27
May
Posted by Cristian Gnaticov in prices, Subaru, Subaru Legacy, Subaru Outback on 05 27th, 2016


Subaru of America has announced a series of upgrades for the 2017 Legacy and Outback, which will arrive in showrooms from July.
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Stop Sale, Recall On 2016-2017 Subaru Legacy & Outback Over Steering Failure 14
May
Posted by Cristian Gnaticov in Recalls, Subaru, Subaru Legacy, Subaru Outback, USA on 05 14th, 2016


Subaru of America has announced a new safety campaign, covering the Legacy and Outback, and has warned owners not to drive them until they are inspected and, if needed, repaired.
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Subaru Introduces 2017 Outback Touring And Legacy Sport Trims 6
May
Posted by Cristian Gnaticov in new cars, Subaru, Subaru Legacy, Subaru Outback on 05 6th, 2016


Subaru has expanded the Outback and Legacy range with the addition of two new trim levels, Touring and Sport.
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This Modified Turbo’d Subaru Legacy Spec B Has 330HP 2
Aug
Posted by Andrei Nedelea in reviews, Subaru, Subaru Legacy, Subaru Videos, test, tuning, video on 08 2nd, 2015


The Subaru Legacy Spec B is not a car you hear often about, although it is pretty good so it could be called a well kept secret.

It’s not an outright driver’s car, but it is a proper performance sedan, with all-wheel drive, trick suspension from the Impreza WRX and the turbocharged four-banger from the same model.
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2011 Subaru Legacy 3.6R Limited Review & Test Drive 9
Nov
Posted by Malcolm Hogan in Automotive, Subaru, Subaru Legacy, Test Drives on 11 9th, 2011

Do you sometimes find yourself unconsciously taking special note to other vehicles on the road that share the same make or model as the one you are driving? One vehicle that I took special note to but thought I would not initially notice so much was the new 2011 Subaru Legacy.  For a full week I had the chance to drive around Subaru’s midsized sedan that likes to play it safe in terms of design, value and reliability.

When someone mentions Subaru to an automotive enthusiast they immediately think about the WRX and sometimes forget about vehicles such as the Outback and 4-door Legacy, which have paved the way for the smaller and sportier Impreza WRX family. My new 2011 Subaru Legacy test vehicle is the 3.6R Limited edition featuring a robust 3.6-liter 256 horsepower boxer 6-cylinder engine.

With the flat-6 engine and symmetrical all-wheel-drive configuration, the new 2011 Legacy gets a firm grip on paved roads as well as slightly rough terrain. I was not going to take the Legacy through any serious off-road trails and risk damaging the sporty side skirts. However, it was assuring to know that the 2011 Legacy possess the same reliable all-wheel-drive system touted in rally prepped Subarus. The long lineage of Subaru’s all-wheel-drive system is an excellent choice for snowy or other inclimate weather conditions as well.

I spent most of my week of reviewing the new 2011 Legacy on normal roads. The suspension setup is somewhat soft when compared to other midsized sedans in its class. This is mainly due to a balance that Subaru attempts to keep when it comes to off-road vs. on-road competency. Fortunately, the wonderful all-wheel-drive system compensates for the extra body lean going into sharp corners from the rather spongy suspension setup. Otherwise, the new Legacy is well dampened and balanced for virtually any road surface that is navigable with a car.

The new 2011 Subaru Legacy has somewhat of a subdued styling to it. Receiving a full redesign for the 2010 model year, the 2011 Subaru Legacy retains several exterior and interior design characteristics from other Subaru vehicles. As far is looking good, let’s just say the new Subaru Legacy blends nicely along side of other common-placed luxury sedans. In other words, you would never break your neck trying to catch a glimpse of the new Legacy passing you by on the highway.

The new Legacy offers buyers a lot of diversity. A plethora of trim level selections are available starting with a 2.5-liter flat 4-cylinder engine in 4 different trim variations (2.5i, 2.5i Premium, 2.5i Limited, 2.5GT Limited). The 3.6-liter 6-cylinder engine Legacy adds another 3 trim levels (3.6R, 3.6R Premium, 3.6R Limited).

My 3.6R Limited was equipped with a 5-speed automatic transmission. In the 2.5-liter Legacy variants, a CVT (Continuously Variable) transmission or 5-speed manual is available. The somewhat primitive 5-speed auto box in my 3.6R Limited edition Legacy was proficient during demanding times but could easily use another cog to improve upon the 18mpg city and 25mpg highway fuel consumption estimates. Nevertheless, I will gladly take the 5-speed auto transmission over Subaru’s CTV unit. I had somewhat of a hard time enjoying in the CVT equipped 2011 Subaru Legacy 2.5 Limited that I reviewed last year although it works well with the flat-4 cylinder engine’s powerband.

Interior appointments for the new 2011 Subaru Legacy 3.6R Limited are much like its exterior styling, not a good deal to really distinguish it from the rest of the midsized sedan crowd. The use of textured plastics and a bright and easy to read gauge cluster were just enough to keep me interested. The leather seating surfaces are supportive and surprisingly comfortable. Most of the controls are easy to use with the exception of the audio system, which is integrated into the center LCD touch-screen. The LCD screen has a very low resolution and proves to be a far stretch from the norm when it comes to familiarization. This is a commonly reiterated point about Subaru’s infotainment systems from many enthusiasts.

My tester was well equipped with the Optional Package 08 adding navigation, rear back-up camera, voice-activated control, Aux/iPod/USB integration, Bluetooth, and homelink. Altogether, including a $725 destination and delivery charge, my Legacy 3.6R Limited tester came out to a price of $32,015. With a starting price of only $28,295, the new 2011 Legacy 3.6R is a bargain for a 6-cylinder powered all-wheel-drive midsized sedan. Not to mention, the new Legacy is rally inspired and to some extent, off-road capable.

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Copyright: 2011 AutomotiveAddicts.com

SPECIFICATIONS

  • Price: Base Legacy 2.5i $19,995 As-Tested Legacy 3.6R Limited $32,015
  • Engine: 3.6-liter DOHC flat 6-cylinder 256 horsepower @ 6000 rpm / 247 ft-lbs. torque @ 4400 rpm
  • Wheelbase: 108.3in.
  • Total length: 186.4in.
  • Total width: 71.7in.
  • Total height: 59.3in.
  • Track: f/r-61.6/61.8in.
  • Headroom: f/r-40.3/37.5in.
  • Legroom: f/r-43.0/37.8in.
  • Turning circle: 36.8ft.
  • Fuel tank: 18.5 gallons
  • Passenger volume: 117.7cu.ft.
  • Cargo volume: 14.7cu.ft.
  • Curb weight: 3,557lbs.
  • EPA mileage 18mpg/city, 25mpg/highway






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