Subaru Legacy Review
Subaru is a Japanese auto brand and has produced vehicles with efficient engines and striking features. The same characteristics can be found in its mid-size car Legacy which was firstly introduced in the year 1989. Also available under the names of Liberty in Australia, this drive got its sixth generation in auto market in the year 2014. Over these 15 years, this sedan has gone through lots of alterations and modifications to live upto the expectations of its buyers. In Philippines, Legacy is made available with appealing features and 2 engines with 2.5-litre and 3.6-litre capacities which deliver sufficient power and efficiency while running on combines pathways.
Engine, mileage & variants
Subaru Legacy is offered with striking features and 2 engines with same technology. The 2.5-litre engine of this drive knocks out a maximum power counting to 175 PS at 5800 rpm along with a maximum torque clocking to 235 Nm at 4000 rpm. Its bigger sibling, the 3.6-litre horizontally-opposed engine churns out a peak power measuring 260 PS at 6000 rpm and a peak torque clocking to 350 Nm at 4400 rpm. The 2.5-litre engine of this Subaru drive races from standstill to 100 kmph in 9 seconds with a decent top speed. Talking about the fuel consumption, this 2.5-litre engine delivers a mileage of 11.05 kmpl on an average in city drives in standard conditions.
Subaru Legacy has an attractive exterior which makes a strong stance on road. This mid-size family sedan has got impressive front with bold eyes add more appeal to it. Its crisp bodylines at front and sides give a hint of sportiness while the rear shows the same elegance as front with stylish tail lamps, chrome exhaust pipe and chrome boot lid. The tail lamps are expanded towards this boot which indeed makes a positive addition in the aesthetics. This drive also has a sunroof which enables the passengers to enjoy natural light. The overall dimensions carried by this Subaru drive is 4795 mm X 1840 mm X 1500 mm (L X W X H). To complete this dashing exterior, 18-inch alloy-aluminum wheels along-with tires measuring at 225/45R18 are employed in Legacy.
Subaru Legacy has an interior which gives a soothing feel while entering in it. The the seats are wrapped in premium upholstery which gives an elegant look to this family sedan. Also, the driver's seat comes with 8-way power adjustable facility for best driving comfort. The leather covered steering wheel can be tilted and has telescopic facility for the convenience of the driver. You also get cruise control in this Subaru car so that it may be cruised on smooth terrains and highways. With all these features, you also get dual-zone automatic air-conditioning system which ensures appropriate temperature in the cabin area. For entertainment of the passengers, this drive is employed with CD changer, MP3 player, iPod interface, SRS CS auto technology and 6-speakers in total. A 6.2-inch touchscreen at the middle of dashboard enables you to navigate your way. The boot space offered in Legacy sedan is 476-litres which is quite decent for a mid-size sedan and can accommodate a good amount of luggage.
Safety, Braking and Miscellaneous
Subaru Legacy is well equipped with numerous active and passive safety features to keep its passengers safe. The ring-shaped reinforcement structure of this family drive is capable of absorbing the impact generated after a hit or accident. Apart from this protective outer shield, Legacy has 7 SRS airbags employed within for the safety of the occupants. You also get seat-belts with pre-tensioners to keep you firm on the seat even after a collision. This drive comes equipped with ventilated disc brakes at 4 its 4 wheels for efficient braking. Talking about its suspension system, there are 4-wheel independent & Coil suspension with McPherson strut front suspension system and 4-wheel independent & Coil suspension with Double wishbone rear suspension which coordinates effectively and absorb the shock during rough drives. Apart from these features, Anti-Lock Braking System, Electronic Brakeforce Distribution and Brake Assist which keep this drive in control and stable while running on high speeds.
Subaru Legacy is a sedan which carries decent features at exterior and interior with lots of comforting aspects. You get a choice of 2 power-packed engines in this Subaru drive which not only generate sufficient power but also perform efficiently. A good drive in its segment, this sedan gives a tough fight to its competitors in features, performance and price.