2017 Subaru Legacy

 
2017 Subaru Legacy
 
2017 Subaru Legacy
 

2017 Subaru Legacy

MSRP 
$32,460
Invoice 
$30,437
Target 
 
 

Vehicle Highlights

  • Fuel Economy: 20 mpg City, 28 mpg Hwy
  • Engine: 3.6 L Regular Unleaded H-6, 256 HP
  • Transmission: Automatic
  • Drive Train: All Wheel Drive
  • Passengers: 5
  • Doors: 4

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Warranty

  • Basic Warranty: 3 Years / 36,000 Miles
  • Drivetrain Warranty: 5 Years / 60,000 Miles
  • Roadside Assistance: 3 Years / 36,000 Miles

A vehicle's warranty can significant impact your maintenance costs after you drive off the dealer's lot, and it's important to understand the different parts. Typically, a new car warranty includes a Basic warranty, which covers everything except the wear items such as brakes and tires; and a Drivetrain warranty, that covers all the parts that make the car move, such as the engine and transmission

NHTSA Crash Test Rating

  • Frontal Driver: 5 stars
  • Frontal Passenger: 5 stars
  • Side Driver: 5 stars
  • Side Passenger: 5 stars
  • Rollover Rating: 5 stars

The NHTSA (National Highway Traffic Safety Administration) provides consumers with vehicle safety information based on independent testing, primarily front and side crash rating results, and more recently rollover ratings, to aid consumers in their vehicle purchase decisions.

Select options for 2017 Subaru Legacy

Est Target Price With Options

$32,460

Est. Savings Of MSRP Price

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Additional Equipment
Excluded Includes: AM/FM Stereo HD Radio w/single disc CD player, SD card based map, MP3/WMA/CRR/RW file capability, multi touch gesture high resolution 7.0" LCD display screen, voice activated controls and navigation, Bluetooth audio streaming connectivity, Bluetooth hands-free phone connectivity, Bluetooth hands-free text messaging connectivity, iPod control capability, SMS text messaging capability, SiriusXM all access radio (subscription required), SiriusXM traffic (subscription required), SiriusXM travel link (subscription required), dual USB ports, 3.5mm auxiliary input jack, rear in glass audio antenna and roof mounted audio/satellite and connected services antenna, StarLink enrollment cannot be applicable to Fleet Management Companies (FMCs) or to Commercial fleet accounts at this time, Aha The Aha app on your phone allows you to easily access and organize your favorite content from the web into personalized, live, on-demand stations, Once you download the app and organize your stations, Aha syncs to the audio system in the vehicle, The in-depth interface allows you to choose several internet radio stations, newsfeeds, audiobooks and more, You can even get audio updates from Facebook and Twitter, Navigation System, touch-screen GPS navigation system, SD card map, 7" LCD screen, voice activated controls and navigation and SiriusXM Navtraffic (subscription required) $0 $0
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Specifications for 2017 Subaru Legacy

Standard Equipment

  • Safety Options
    • Electronic Stability Control (ESC)
    • ABS And Driveline Traction Control
    • Side Impact Beams
    • Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Seat-Mounted Side Airbags
    • Blind Spot Sensor
    • and Rear Collision
    • Low Tire Pressure Warning
    • Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Front Airbags
    • Curtain 1st And 2nd Row Airbags
    • Airbag Occupancy Sensor
    • Driver And Passenger Cushion Front Airbag
    • Rear Child Safety Locks
    • Outboard Front Lap And Shoulder Safety Belts -inc: Rear Center 3 Point, Height Adjusters and Pretensioners
    • Back-Up Camera
  • Entertainment Features
    • Real-Time Traffic Display
    • harman/kardon Surround Sound Speaker System -inc: 12 speakers total, 4 Dash panel dual cone speakers: stacked, 2 Front door speakers, 4 Read door dual cone speakers: stacked, 1 Subwoofer and harman/kardon 576 WATT equivalent amplifier
    • Digital Signal Processor
    • Radio w/Seek-Scan, Clock, Speed Compensated Volume Control and Steering Wheel Controls
    • Radio: Subaru Starlink 7.0" Multimedia Plus System -inc: AM/FM Stereo HD Radio w/single-disc CD player, MP3/WMA/CRR/RW file capability, multi touch gesture high resolution 7.0" LCD display screen, voice activated controls, Bluetooth audio streaming connectivity, Bluetooth hands-free phone connectivity, Bluetooth hands-free text messaging connectivity, iPod control capability, SiriusXM all access radio (subscription required), SiriusXM travel link (subscription required), dual USB port, 3.5mm auxiliary input jack, rear in glass audio antenna and roof mounted audio/satellite and connected services antenna, Aha The Aha app on your phone allows you to easily access and organize your favorite content from the web into personalized, live, on-demand stations, Once you download the app and organize your stations, Aha syncs to the audio system in the vehicle, The in-depth interface allows you to choose several internet radio stations, newsfeeds, audiobooks and more, You can even get audio updates from Facebook and Twitter StarLink enrollment cannot be applicable to Fleet Management Companies (FMCs) or to Commercial fleet accounts at this time.
  • Exterior Features
    • Trunk Rear Cargo Access
    • Perimeter/Approach Lights
    • LED Brakelights
    • Front Fog Lamps
    • Fully Automatic Projector Beam High Intensity Low Beam Daytime Running Auto-Leveling Headlamps
    • Body-Colored Door Handles
    • Chrome Side Windows Trim
    • Rocker Panel Extensions
    • Body-Colored Rear Bumper
    • Body-Colored Front Bumper
    • Express Open/Close Sliding And Tilting Glass 1st Row Sunroof w/Sunshade
    • Clearcoat Paint
    • Compact Spare Tire Mounted Inside Under Cargo
    • Steel Spare Wheel
    • Tires: P225/50R18 95H All Season
    • Wheels: 18" x 7.5" Aluminum Alloy w/Machine Finish -inc: Gray, silver aluminum alloy center cap w/Subaru 6 star logo
    • Chrome Grille
    • Galvanized Steel/Aluminum Panels
    • Front Windshield -inc: Sun Visor Strip
    • Variable Intermittent Wipers w/Heated Wiper Park
    • Light Tinted Glass
    • Fixed Rear Window w/Defroster
    • Body-Colored Power Heated Side Mirrors w/Manual Folding and Turn Signal Indicator
  • Interior Features
    • Heated Reclining Front Bucket Seats -inc: height and tilt adjustable head restraints, whiplash protection, driver 10-way power (includes power lumbar), passenger 4-way power, driver two position memory and seatback pocket
    • 60-40 Folding Bench Front Facing Heated Fold Forward Seatback Rear Seat
    • Manual Tilt/Telescoping Steering Column
    • Gauges -inc: Speedometer, Odometer, Engine Coolant Temp and Tachometer
    • Power Rear Windows
    • Aha Selective Service Internet Access
    • Leather/Metal-Look Steering Wheel
    • Front Cupholder
    • Rear Cupholder
    • Compass
    • Valet Function
    • Remote Keyless Entry w/Integrated Key Transmitter, 2 Door Curb/Courtesy, Illuminated Entry, Illuminated Ignition Switch and Panic Button
    • Remote Releases -Inc: Power Cargo Access and Mechanical Fuel
    • Proximity Key For Doors And Push Button Start
    • Garage Door Transmitter
    • Cruise Control w/Steering Wheel Controls
    • Voice Activated Dual Zone Front Automatic Air Conditioning
    • HVAC -inc: Underseat Ducts and Console Ducts
    • Illuminated Locking Glove Box
    • Driver Foot Rest
    • Full Cloth Headliner
    • Leather/Metal-Look Gear Shift Knob
    • Interior Trim -inc: Simulated Wood/Metal-Look Instrument Panel Insert, Simulated Wood/Metal-Look Door Panel Insert, Metal-Look Console Insert and Chrome Interior Accents
    • Leatherette Door Trim Insert
    • Perforated Leather-Trimmed Upholstery
    • Driver And Passenger Visor Vanity Mirrors w/Driver And Passenger Illumination
    • Day-Night Auto-Dimming Rearview Mirror
    • Full Floor Console w/Covered Storage, Mini Overhead Console w/Storage and 2 12V DC Power Outlets
    • Front Map Lights
    • Fade-To-Off Interior Lighting
    • Full Carpet Floor Covering -inc: Carpet Front And Rear Floor Mats
    • Carpet Floor Trim, Carpet Trunk Lid/Rear Cargo Door Trim and Carpet Mat
    • Cargo Area Concealed Storage
    • Cargo Space Lights
    • FOB Controls -inc: Trunk/Hatch/Tailgate
    • Vehicle Information Display -inc: average vehicle speed, fuel economy: current and average fuel economy a and b and distance to empty, fuel economy: evaluation information, journey travel time and distance, rear cross traffic alert, rear-vision camera, self check and vehicle maintenance reminder, user configurable triple meter, vehicle activation status, VDC operation, vehicle drivetrain monitoring
    • Instrument Panel Covered Bin, Driver / Passenger And Rear Door Bins
    • Power Door Locks
    • Power 1st Row Windows w/Driver And Passenger 1-Touch Up/Down
    • Redundant Digital Speedometer
    • Outside Temp Gauge
    • Analog Display
    • Manual Adjustable Rear Head Restraints
    • Front Center Armrest w/Storage and Rear Center Armrest
    • Perimeter Alarm
    • Engine Immobilizer
    • Air Filtration
    • 2 12V DC Power Outlets
  • Mechanical Features
    • Engine: 3.6L DOHC 24 Valve 6-Cylinder Boxer -inc: Dual Active Valve Control System (DAVCS) Variable Valve Timing and Electronic Throttle Control (ETC)
    • Transmission: Lineartronic Continuously Variable -inc: high torque and 6-speed manual shift mode
    • Steering-Wheel Paddle-Shift Control Switches
    • Full-Time All-Wheel Drive
    • 4.11 Axle Ratio
    • 490CCA Maintenance-Free Battery w/Run Down Protection
    • 130 Amp Alternator
    • 4629# Gvwr
    • Gas-Pressurized Shock Absorbers
    • Front And Rear Anti-Roll Bars
    • Electric Power-Assist Speed-Sensing Steering
    • 18.5 Gal. Fuel Tank
    • Quasi-Dual Stainless Steel Exhaust w/Polished Tailpipe Finisher
    • Permanent Locking Hubs
    • Strut Front Suspension w/Coil Springs
    • Double Wishbone Rear Suspension w/Coil Springs
    • 4-Wheel Disc Brakes w/4-Wheel ABS, Front And Rear Vented Discs, Brake Assist, Hill Hold Control and Electric Parking Brake

Tech Specs

  • Brakes Features
    • Brake ABS System - 4-Wheel
    • Disc - Front (Yes or ) - Yes
    • Disc - Rear (Yes or ) - Yes
    • Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - 12.4
    • Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - 11.8
  • Cargo Area Dimensions Features
    • Trunk Volume (ft³) - 15
  • Electrical Features
    • Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - 490
    • Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - 130
  • Engine Features
    • Engine Type - Regular Unleaded H-6
    • Displacement - 3.6 L/222
    • Fuel System - Sequential MPI
    • SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM - 256 @ 6000
    • SAE Net Torque @ RPM - 247 @ 4400
  • Exterior Dimensions Features
    • Wheelbase (in) - 108.3
    • Length, Overall (in) - 188.8
    • Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) - 72.4
    • Height, Overall (in) - 59
    • Tread Width, Front (in) - 62.2
    • Tread Width, Rear (in) - 62.8
    • Min Ground Clearance (in) - 5.9
  • Fuel Tank Features
    • Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) - 18.5
  • Interior Dimensions Features
    • Passenger Capacity - 5
    • Passenger Volume (ft³) - 100.9
    • Front Head Room (in) - 37.6
    • Front Leg Room (in) - 42.9
    • Front Shoulder Room (in) - 58.1
    • Front Hip Room (in) - 55.5
    • Second Head Room (in) - 37
    • Second Leg Room (in) - 38.1
    • Second Shoulder Room (in) - 57.3
    • Second Hip Room (in) - 55
  • Mileage Features
    • Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) - 23
    • EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) - 20
    • EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) - 28
  • Steering Features
    • Steering Type - Rack-Pinion
    • Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) - 36.8
  • Summary Features
    • Vehicle Name - Subaru Legacy
    • Body Style - Sedan
  • Suspension Features
    • Suspension Type - Front - Strut
    • Suspension Type - Rear - Double Wishbone
    • Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) - Strut
    • Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) - Double Wishbone
  • Tires Features
    • Front Tire Size - P225/50HR18
    • Rear Tire Size - P225/50HR18
    • Spare Tire Size - Compact
  • Transmission Features
    • Drivetrain - All Wheel Drive
    • Trans Type - 6
    • Trans Description Cont. - CVT w/OD
    • First Gear Ratio (:1) - 3.10 - 0.54
    • Reverse Ratio (:1) - 3.02
    • Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) - 4.11
  • Vehicle Features
    • EPA Classification - Mid-Size Cars
    • Annual CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year - 7.7
  • Weight Information Features
    • Base Curb Weight (lbs) - 3697
  • Wheels Features
    • Front Wheel Size (in) - 18 X 7.5
    • Rear Wheel Size (in) - 18 X 7.5
    • Spare Wheel Size (in) - Compact
    • Front Wheel Material - Aluminum
    • Rear Wheel Material - Aluminum
    • Spare Wheel Material - Steel

2017 Subaru Legacy Photos & Colors

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Available Colors

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  • Crystal Black Silica Crystal White Pearl Ice Silver Metallic Tungsten Metallic Twilight Blue Metallic Venetian Red Pearl
  • Crystal Black Silica
  • Crystal White Pearl
  • Ice Silver Metallic
  • Tungsten Metallic
  • Twilight Blue Metallic
  • Venetian Red Pearl

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Introduction

The Subaru Legacy is a midsize sedan we think is underrated. It’s under-recognized because its looks get lost in the crowd, and its standard all-wheel drive has come to be taken for granted.

If you want all-wheel drive in a midsize sedan, your only other choices are the Ford Fusion and Chrysler 200, and only in their higher-priced models. The Legacy compares well against the front-wheel-drive Honda Accord and Toyota Camry, neither of which has special looks either, but they’re more popular because they’re Honda and Toyota, and there are more powertrains to choose from. Not necessarily better, just more.

The Car Connection named Legacy “Best Car to Buy” in 2015.

As a midsize car, the Subaru Legacy is about as big as it can get without being considered large. The government sets 120 cubic feet in the cabin and trunk as the midsize limit, terminology-wise, and the Legacy comes in at 119.6, after Subaru added a couple inches of width and 1.6 inches to the wheelbase for this generation. So it’s heavy for a midsize, about 3500 pounds, but the weight doesn’t show.

For 2017, Legacy offers a Sport package with bigger wheels and chrome trim on the rocker panels, with two-tone cloth upholstery with accent stitching and carbon fiber touches on the dashboard.

Base powertrain is a 2.5-liter horizontally opposed four-cylinder making 175 horsepower and mated to a continuously variable transmission (CVT) with paddle shifters.

The Legacy Limited uses a 3.6-liter horizontally opposed six-cylinder making 256 horsepower, but it’s not our choice because it’s thirsty and its torque doesn’t match its size. It’s rated by the EPA at 20/28/23 miles per gallon City/Highway/Combined.

The four-cylinder 2.5-liter comes in with much better scores: 26/36/30 mpg, thanks partly to active grille shutters that manage airflow and aerodynamics. Considering it’s four-wheel drive, those high numbers take on more meaning; the AWD four-cylinder Ford Fusion gets much poorer fuel economy with 5 less miles per gallon, while the front-wheel-drive Honda Accord and Chevrolet Malibu only get one more mile per gallon. If you want the maximum fuel mileage from a midsize sedan, there’s the Toyota Camry Hybrid, rated at 43/39/41 miles per gallon. Run into a snow storm and you’ll prefer being in the Subaru.

The NHTSA gives the Legacy five stars in crash safety, while the IIHS gives it top scores in every tests, including the notoriously difficult small-overlap frontal test, to earn its coveted Top Safety Pick+ . The IIHS also rated the Legacy’s available forward collision safety systems on the Legacy Superior.

Subaru’s EyeSight safety system bundles together active safety equipment including adaptive cruise control, lane-keeping assist, lane-departure warning, and forward collision warning with automatic emergency braking. Blind-spot monitors and rear cross-traffic alerts can be added. The Legacy can be made safer on paper than cars costing much more.

Lineup

The 2017 Subaru Legacy ($21,995) comes with cloth upholstery, manual air conditioning, rearview camera, 6.2-inch touchscreen with infotainment and internet streaming.

Legacy Premium ($23,995) upgrades the seats, automatic climate control and other features. Legacy Limited gets leather upholstery and upgraded suspension.

Legacy 3.6R Limited ($31,640) features the six-cylinder engine.

Walkaround

Subaru Legacy’s sheet metal is conservative and subtle. It’s only daring at the steeply raked windshield and the mildly sculpted fenders and lower bodywork. You can’t see the aluminum hood, but it’s nice to know it’s there, and it saves weight.

The new Sport package adds some style, with 18-inch wheels and a gray grille with chrome accents.

The grille has six sides, and, because it’s tall and the nose is blunt it visually fits the Outback SUV better than it does the Legacy sedan. It doesn’t clash with the sides, which are nicely proportioned, even a bit elegant.

Interior

The Legacy is roomy and well appointed, with a 6.2- or 7.0-inch touchscreen, or metallic or wood trim, depending on the model. The instrument panel is clean, the gauges lit in cool blue, the knobs and switches metallic, the vents stacked near the top of the dash. The packaging is good, with big cupholders and a shallow covered bin containing a power outlet and two USB chargers. The console can hold an iPad.

The optional leather is excellent, but the bolstering in the seats is maybe only a bit better than average. The Nissan Altima front seats are way better (but not the rears). Legacy beats the Ford Fusion in the rear, where the legroom is a respectable 38.1 inches, same as the Malibu with its three-inch longer wheelbase, but a bit less than the Accord, Camry, and Passat. The Legacy’s rear seat splits 60/40 and folds, something that can’t be said about the base Accord.

With the rear seat down, there’s a cutout that expands the trunk’s 15.0 cubic feet. The trunk lid itself is wide and square, making it easy to load big things.

Thanks to a new acoustic windshield, thicker windows, more insulation in the floor, and liquid-filled engine mounts, the Legacy’s cabin is very quiet, and the visibility is great, thanks to slim roof pillars.

Driving Impressions

Besides Subaru, only Porsche uses the horizontally opposed engine design, and Subaru has been doing it for 50 years. With the cylinders in a horizontal position the engine is more compact, and fits lower in the chassis, for a lower center of gravity and better handing. The disadvantage is fuel consumption, because the package, also called boxer or flat, is a bit more complex than an inline or vee layout.

The 2.5-liter flat-four makes 175 horsepower and 174 pound-feet of torque, while the 3.6-liter boxer-six makes 256 hp and 247 lb-ft. The smaller engine gasps for power, and the torque in the bigger engine isn’t fully available at a low rpm range, so it accelerates at a leisurely pace.

Our best solution is to go with the 2.5-liter engine and work the paddle shifters of the excellent CVT that feels like a six-speed automatic. But it still takes at least a couple downshift clicks to make the acceleration interesting. Unfortunately, unlike with the Forester or Outback, Subaru doesn’t offer its SI-Drive in the Legacy to punch up the throttle response, a give the CVT eight steps.

We like the feel of the electric power steering, which increases its weight as you turn. The Legacy tracks well, drives easy, and unwinds smartly from tight corners.

Summary

Subaru Legacy has many virtues, including base price, fuel mileage, interior room, likeable CVT, safety, and all-wheel drive. But acceleration isn’t one of them, and that might be a dealbreaker for some. All-wheel drive is the best reason to choose the Legacy.

Sam Moses contributed to this review, with driving impressions by The Car Connection.

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