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Subaru Legacy

Price $23,495 – $35,895
Fuel consumption 7.0 – 11.9 L/100km
The Car Guide rating 75%(view ratings)
The Legacy returns without any major changes to report. The 175-horsepower, 2.5-litre flat-four comes with either a six-speed manual gearbox (a Canadian exclusive) or an optional CVT automatic. Unique in this category, the 3.6-litre flat-six delivers 256 horsepower and 247 lb.-ft. of torque, matched with the CVT. The under-the-radar Legacy is all about safety with its standard all-wheel drive and optional EyeSight system.

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First Drives2020 Subaru Legacy: A New Era Begins
If you’re a fan of Subaru’s flat-six engine, chances are you were disappointed to learn that it will no longer be part of the lineup. Fortunately, new models like the 2020 Subaru Legacy have a few tricks up their sleeves to remain competitive. The Car Guide attended a media event …
First Drives2018 Subaru Legacy and Outback: Wired for the Future
In 2015, Subaru introduced the new version of the Legacy/Outback duo. Three years later, it’s time for an update. Nothing major, mind you, but still enough to score an invite to a presentation and a chance to drive these vehicles. With very few exceptions, the same changes were made to …
Spotlight onOn the Menu this Week… Subarus!
The Car Guide is heading to the Canadian Tire Motorsport Park (previously known as Mosport) to try out Subaru’s model range. Driving a Legacy on the track sounds pretty exciting, eh? All Subaru models will be available for testing, but the emphasis will be put on the Legacy and the …
Test Drives2017 Subaru Legacy: a Middle Finger to Winter
Let’s be clear on one thing: a vehicle equipped with all-wheel drive provides an undeniable advantage during the winter season in Canada. The extra grip of such a system allows us to confront snowstorms and icy surfaces with more confidence, and we feel much more in control. That being said, …
Special EventsWhy not a Subaru Sedan?
TORONTO, Ontario – According to Subaru, research has shown that a lot of people associate their brand with sport-utility vehicles and crossovers, but don’t realize the company also builds cars. That’s a curious finding, as the Legacy midsize sedan has been around for more than 25 years now, and is …

News

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NewsSubaru Halts Production, Announces Two Major Recalls
Just like a number of automakers and companies, Subaru is being directly hit by the global chip shortage. Production at its Lafayette, Indiana assembly plant—home to the Outback , Legacy , Impreza and Ascent —was suspended on Monday. It’s expected to resume on May 3 at the earliest, impacting approximately …
NewsThe Car Guide's Best Buys for 2021: Toyota Camry
Every year, The Car Guide unveils a list of Best Buys covering all the different vehicle categories in the industry. Midsize sedans are far less popular than they were a few years ago, and yet they have never been so good. The all-new Kia K5 replaces the old Optima, but …
News2020 Subaru Legacy and Outback Pricing is Announced
Subaru Canada has now announced pricing for the completely redesigned 2020 Legacy and Outback, which will go on sale across the country this fall. The sedan was initially unveiled last winter in Chicago, while the crossover-style wagon made its debut in New York in April. 2020 Subaru Legacy The seventh-generation …
Toronto2020 Subaru Legacy Presented at the Toronto Auto Show
The seventh generation of the Legacy sedan made its world debut at the Chicago Auto Show last week, and it’s now revealed for the first time in Canada in Toronto. Now built on the Subaru Global Platform that underpins all the brand’s new models, the Legacy is said to be …
NewsImprovements for the 2018 Subaru Legacy
The Legacy midsize sedan may not be the most popular car in its segment, but it’s the only one that offers all-wheel drive across the board to confront our Canadian winters. For the 2018 model year, the Legacy obtains some cosmetic tweaks front and rear for a slightly edgier look, …
Recalls3500 Subarus Recalled for Steering Problems
The 2016-2017 Subaru Legacy and Outback are now the target of a recall: Transport Canada recently published a warning about those vehicles. On some of these, parts of the steering column might be defective. This could cause the car to lose its steering capabilities, which is a safety risk if …
NewsSubaru Refines Legacy And Outback For 2016
After being totally redesigned last year, the 2016 Subaru Legacy sedan and 2016 Subaru Outback crossover have received some mild technological and safety tweaks. All versions of the Legacy and Outback receive wiper-linked automatic on/off headlights. Simply put, if the windshield wipers are activated for more than 10 seconds, the …
RecallsBrake Problems for Subaru
Do you own a Subaru manufactured between 2005 and 2014? Does it have trouble braking? Don't worry, there's a recall for that! The Japanese automaker issued a recall for the majority of its sedans made in the last 10 years. Specifically, the 2005-2009 Legacy, 2008-2011 Impreza, 2005-2009 Outback, 2009-2013 Forester …

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Episodes
Motoring TV 2000 Episode 2
Subaru's 2000 Legacy and Outback Honda S2000 1999 Saturn SC2 Ford Cobra recalled due to HP deficit tire rotation Z Fest choosing and installing the proper wiper Jim Kenzie on misuse of word "accident".
Episodes
Motoring TV 2004 Episode 26
Pearson International Airport 2005 Subaru Legacy vehicle that can lift a 747 off the ground 1953 Oldsmobile platinum vs regular spark plugs Toyota drops one-sticker pricing.
Clips
The Subaru Legacy vs Snow
Simply put, Subaru is telling us to remind you that instead of buying an SUV (and they’re not dissing this type of vehicle, because they’ve got some in their lineup to sell), you could consider an AWD car instead. My job here is done. Well, not quite. Subaru Canada decided …
Video Reviews
Review: 2015 Subaru Legacy
The Subaru Legacy has proven fairly popular in Canada over its 25-year history, with the automaker selling more than 70,000 units in Canada since 1989. Fast-forward to the launch of the sedan's sixth generation, and Motoring TV was on hand to find out what has allowed the Subaru Legacy has …
Motoring TV
2015 Subaru Legacy
Subaru launched the new Legacy in the same city where it is built; Lafayette Indiana and Motoring TV was there. As you will see, this is a vehicle that is still trying to earn some respect. Motoring TV Episode #22 …