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2018 Subaru Legacy Overview

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A classic mid-size sedan, the 2018 Subaru Legacy is bringing a new, sportier style to the 2018 lineup. This year’s model was first introduced at the Chicago Auto Show, and crowds were buzzing about its new design.

The 2018 Subaru Legacy is available in five trims: 2.5i, 2.5i Premium, 2.5i Sport, 2.5i Limited, and 3.6R Limited.


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2018 Subaru Legacy

What’s New for the 2018 Subaru Legacy?

True to its name, this mid-size sedan has left a legacy in its wake. First and foremost, the front and rear of the vehicle’s structure have been restyled to create a sporty, lightweight look. The interior has been upgraded, adding multimedia systems and luxurious seating materials. To top it all off, the 2018 Legacy offers an available steering responsive LED headlight system for improved visibility.

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2018 Subaru Legacy Exterior

As a mid-size sedan, the Subaru Legacy offers excellent maneuverability on the roadways. To increase visibility, the 2018 model comes with automatic on/off, wiper-linked, projector-beam halogen headlights. Plus, the new model comes with a sportier, more athletic stance thanks to its redesigned front and rear styling.

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Exterior features available on the 2018 Subaru Legacy 2.5i

  • Two-speed windshield wipers, 17 x 7-inch steel wheels with covers, 225/55R17 97V all-season tires, Black folding side mirrors, Projector-beam halogen headlights, Auto-on/off wiper-linked headlights

Exterior features available on the 2018 Subaru Legacy 2.5i Premium
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  • Single stainless steel exhaust outlet, Available power tilt/sliding glass moonroof, 17 x 7.5-inch Dark Gray aluminum-alloy wheels with machine finish, Windshield wiper de-icer and heated side mirrors (All-Weather Package), Body-color folding side mirrors, Available LED fog lights, Available body-color folding side mirrors with integrated turn signals

Exterior features available on the 2018 Subaru Legacy 2.5i Sport
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  • Power tilt/sliding glass moonroof, 225/50 R18 95H all-season tires, Satin silver-finish folding side mirrors with integrated turn signals, Trunk spoiler, 18 x 7.5-inch Black aluminum-alloy wheels with machine finish, LED fog lights, Rocker spoiler with chrome trim

Exterior features available on the 2018 Subaru Legacy 2.5i Limited
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  • Body-color folding side mirrors with integrated turn signals, 18 x 7.5-inch Gray aluminum alloy wheels with machine finish

Exterior features available on the 2018 Subaru Legacy 3.6R Limited
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  • Dual stainless steel exhaust outlets, LED Steering Responsive Headlights (SRH)

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2018 Subaru Legacy Performance

The standard engine on the 2018 Subaru Legacy is a 2.5-liter DOHC engine; it is paired to a Lineartronic® Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT) and gives off 175 horsepower and 174 lb-ft of torque. This engine is standard across all 2.5-named trims. The range-topping trim, the 3.6R Limited, comes standard with a 3.6-liter DOHC engine paired to the same Lineartronic® CVT. Together the upgraded powertrain produces 256 horsepower and 247 lb-ft of torque.

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2018 Subaru Legacy Efficiency

The 2018 Subaru Legacy’s baseline 2.5-liter engine earns an impressive 25 mpg in the city and 34 mpg on the highway. If you opt for the upgraded 3.6-liter, your fuel economy will drop to a respectable 20 mpg in the city and 28 mpg on the highway.

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2018 Subaru Legacy Interior

From luxury seating to impressive technology, the 2018 Subaru Legacy’s cabin is decked to the nines. On the 2.5i Limited, consumers can experience the all-encompassing comfort of the Legacy’s leather-trimmed upholstery, complemented by heated front and rear seats on the All-Weather package. For technology, the base trim comes with a STARLINK 6.5-inch Multimedia system, equipped with four speakers. If you’d like to upgrade that system, higher trim levels offer up to an 8-inch screen with added navigation, plus a Harman Kardon premium audio system with six speakers.

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Interior features available on the 2018 Subaru Legacy 2.5i

  • Interior: Silver metallic accent trim with knurled finish, Manually-adjustable CFC-free air conditioning system, Electronic cruise control, 60/40-split flat-folding rear seatbacks, Transmission paddle shifters, Six-way manually-adjustable driver’s seat, Electronic parking brake, Sun visors with illuminated vanity mirrors, Three-spoke steering wheel with integrated controls, Eight cup and bottle holders, Center console, Overhead console, Trunk underfloor storage tray, Manually-adjustable tilt/telescoping steering column, Cloth upholstery, Analog instruments
  • Radio and Technology: STARLINK 6.5-inch Multimedia, Four speakers

Interior features available on the 2018 Subaru Legacy 2.5i Premium
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  • Interior: Available auto-dimming rear view compass mirror with HomeLink®, Electroluminescent analog instruments, Heated front seats (All-Weather Package), Auto-up/auto-down driver’s and front passenger’s window with anti-pinch protection, Leather-wrapped steering wheel with shifter handle, Dual-zone climate control, 10-way power-adjustable driver’s seat
  • Radio and Technology: Dual front and rear USB ports, Available STARLINK 8-inch Multimedia Navigation, STARLINK 8-inch Multimedia Plus, Six speakers

Interior features available on the 2018 Subaru Legacy 2.5i Sport
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  • Interior: Silver metallic with carbon fiber-patterned and gloss black interior accents, Auto-dimming rearview compass mirror with HomeLink®
  • Radio and Technology: Keyless Access with Push-Button Start and PIN-code vehicle access

Interior features available on the 2018 Subaru Legacy 2.5i Limited
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  • Interior: Power-adjustable driver and front-passenger seats, Leather-trimmed upholstery, Silver metallic with woodgrain-patterened matte finish accent trim, Heated rear seats (All-Weather Package)
  • Radio and Technology: Harman Kardon premium audio system

Interior features available on the 2018 Subaru Legacy 3.6R Limited
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  • Same interior features as 2.5i Limited

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2018 Subaru Legacy Safety

In an effort to keep you safe behind the wheel, the 2018 Subaru Legacy is equipped with active and passive safety features. Active safety features, like a high-resolution rear-vision camera and a Traction Control System (TCS) work to prevent an accident from happening. If an accident does occur, passive safety features like a collapsible steering column and Subaru’s advanced airbag system work to help protect you in the collision.

Standard Safety Features on the 2018 Subaru Legacy

  • Anti-theft security system
  • LATCH system
  • Side curtain airbags (SRS)
  • Subaru advanced frontal airbag system (SRS)
  • Subaru Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive
  • LED Daytime Running Lights (DRL)
  • Side curtain airbags (SRS)
  • Rear height-adjustable head restraints
  • Four-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)
  • Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)
  • Height-adjustable three-point front seatbelts
  • Driver and front passenger seat cushion airbags (SRS)
  • Vehicle Dynamics Control (VDC)
  • Rear child-safety locks
  • Collapsible steering column
  • Whiplash-protection front seats with height and tilt-adjustable head restraints
  • Rear-Vision Camera (high-resolution)
  • Traction Control System (TCS)
  • Keyless entry system
  • Ring-shaped Reinforcement Frame

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