The car is more re-fined and appealingly styled, with fewer quirks and rough edges. Now that the head gasket needs to be replaced and I probably will get it fixed and sell her off to another person. The interior of the car demonstrates excellent fit and finish, and the lack of rattles and squeaks after more than 160,000 kilometres is a tribute to the car's solid construction. The Legacy Wagon is only available as the Outback in the North American market. Less than 5 months after purchase we are stuck with a tax write off. All trim levels have a wagon version, and for 1995 there are two packages of special interest. The interior was roomy for my family and our luggages.
I wish they made sexy looking cars. It's a stable cruiser and cruise control helps keep the speed in check, which can otherwise creep up very easily. . I am massage therapist and this car has made my life easy. You'd have to so something really dumb to trip up this Subaru. Faults: One spark plug wire failed several years ago and a main engine oil seal began to leak recently. The center console features an electric handbrake with the most-used functions, such as the stereo volume knob and the climate control system, placed closer to the driver in the newer model.
The system uses both engine and brakes to maintain optimum power levels to the front wheels. They just did not make them. What else would you expect from such a powerful engine? With great ground clearance and amazing cargo space, I can easily fit a massage table and a portable massage chair in this car. Parts replaced in the 9 years I've owned it: ac compressor, alternator, brake calipers, wheel bearings, some exhaust parts, clutch, and timing belt. The engine, while not overly powerful, responds quickly and fades to a gentle murmur at cruising speeds. Yes Review Date: 27th April, 2003 Year of manufacture 1996 First year of ownership 1999 Most recent year of ownership 2001 Engine and transmission 2.
The air conditioning standard on all but the base Legacy is adequate but not overbuilt. This isn't counting small routine things like belts and tires. For the number of years on the road this Subaru was a trooper. No Review Date: 2nd January, 2008. This includes the optional six-speed manual transmission that adds to the overall power of the car. Last year Subaru tried to position itself as a mainstream Japanese car, just like Honda or Toyota. Subaru sales have traditionally been localized, particularly in the Northeast and Pacific Northwest.
Don't Know Review Date: 24th January, 2008 Faults: Bought car with probably 137,00 miles. Destination and delivery includes handling and inland freight fees and may vary in some states. Model year 1996 Year of manufacture 1996 First year of ownership 1996 Most recent year of ownership 2008 Engine and transmission 2. An extra set of eyes on the road and, if need be, an extra foot on the brake when you drive. Yes Review Date: 22nd April, 2001 22mpg is considered wallet emptying? Our test car was equipped with the automatic, and there was no marked performance penalty. The 2010 Legacy earned the Top Safety Pick from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. Also referred to as the Liberty, the Legacy is a mid-size automobile that is available in two distinct body styles: four-door sedan and five-door station wagon.
Typical scenario, thought we would buy a reliable, safe auto for our 17 yr old daughter. I'm almost to 190k Dec 2008 and have no plans to switch. A and Alcantara is produced by Toray Group. By 2000, the Legacy was nominated for Motor Trend's Car of the Year Award, and Consumer Guide named it a Recommended Buy for 2000. The Legacy is assembled in Ota, Japan for the Asian market and Lafayette, Indiana for the American market. Whatever comes first concludes the warranty. Subaru has the utmost respect for the environment and is a proud partner of Leave No Trace.
Faults: The rear suspension now needs replacing probably due to my overloading the load area on more than one occasion!! The information provided here in is for illustration only and is an estimate only. But for 1995, the Legacy settles down to Earth. Only negative is poor fuel consumption maybe my driving too!! If it was an Estate or a Turbo, good second-hand market. Could not special order one. Care was taken not to harm the environment when taking this photo. I just wished it had more pick up. The monthly payment amounts herein are estimates, are subject to change based on current rates and exclude all official fees, state, local, property, sales or luxury taxes and insurance that may be assessed in your district.
The all-new exterior has been stretched, rounded and smoothed, and odd little details have disappeared. Less valve noise than the old Sub's. Brake pads and the alternator needed replacing at about 100,000 kilometres in 2001 and there was some carbon buildup in the engine at about the same time, which is easily corrected. Considering the high mileage, I'd say this car has been very reliable. Prices, specifications, options, features and models subject to change without notice. Dead cheap at auction here in Japan.