Our guess is that it will definitely find its way into the granola-hauling Outback and Forester. Bluetooth with Steering wheel mounted voice command and cell phone switches. All information subject to change, correction, verification. The climate controls are also colored either silver or black as well. As advertised, it shortens shift throws, but only by a little, and it made no discernible difference in the box's precision. Hill Holder and Electronic Parking Brake with auto release : standard features on all models include a Hill Holder to help hold the car when starting on a hill, and an electronic parking brake system which eliminates a manual brake no foot or hand brake. Bluetooth capability with Steering wheel mounted voice command and cell phone switches.
App 809 vehicles are missing a lubrication passge in the transmission transfer case which could eventually lead to gear failure. An electronic Hill Holder System in the parking brake is automatically activated if the vehicle stops on any hill with a slope of more than 5%. As a result, this larger-displacement, more powerful engine maintains its excellent low center of gravity while improving power delivery and significantly improving the driving experience versus the 3. A new electronic parking brake - with an electronic Hill Holder System -- eliminates the traditional parking brake handle, freeing up space in the center console. The rush of torque — a fat 258 ft-lbs from 2000-5200 rpm — kindles memories of the Subaru rally legends, but the experience feels more filtered than in previous generations. The Institute rates bumpers good, acceptable, marginal, or poor based on performance in 4 tests — front and rear full-width impacts at 6 mph and front and rear corner impacts at 3 mph. But best of all, the car has retained its performance and fun-to-drive character, all while gaining civility.
The vehicle has also added safety technologies such as , , and to the list of standard features. If you would rather trade off speed for relaxation, the Subaru Legacy 3. So it's refreshing to come across a mid-size family sedan that delivers the goods. Premium-grade models are fitted with 17-in. The increased space is aimed at improving cabin room while easing access to the rear seats. It is not authorized or sponsored by SoA or any dealership.
A is available as an option coupled with two position memory seat that memorizes driver's seat positions and adjustments, exterior mirror adjustments, and climate control settings. At the round eight , Subaru finally struck gold when McRae managed to hold back in his for the win. On May 10, 2008, the Japanese-spec Legacy can be fitted with a new feature, called EyeSight. Exterior design Based on the design concept of Presence, the new Legacy embodies advances in the Legacy sedan styling, combining boldness and beautility into its sporty look. This will cause your rear wheels to lock so be very careful. The Premium models also offer additional comfort and convenience options, including a 440-Watt harman-kardon® audio system, a power moonroof, and the All-Weather Package that adds heated front seats and mirrors and a windshield wiper de-icer.
The fastest 0-60 times were found with a launch of over 5500 rpm and shift points at 6000. The side airbags and curtain airbags are enlarged to further enhance passenger protection. A new double-wishbone rear suspension, mounted to a sub frame, replaces the previous multi-link configuration to provide improved ride, stability and handling. Can we have a stick wagon, please? The front hood bonnet and front bumper covers are not interchangeable with the North American version due to slight changes in the sheet metal. The second row went from cramped to comfortable, thanks also to sculpted front seat-backs and longer rear doors that widen the gap available to climb in. The all-new electronic Hill Holder System holds the vehicle in place until the driver applies the throttle to pull away from a stop.
Chassis A new engine cradle design not only helps reduce noise and provides more refined ride and stability but also improves front impact safety. The brake makes a mild groaning sound as it activates and releases so you know its working. Passenger airbags weren't available until the 2nd generation arrived in 1995. It takes careful aim at the mainstream, targeting the Honda Accord, Nissan Altima and Toyota Camry. It makes up for it with the extra cog of its 6-speed manual, and matches the quarter-mile time of the previous car with a 5-speed.
Not only does the 3. The new cradle is designed to also enhance frontal crash protection. A five-speed automatic is the only transmission available in the R. The dual-zone climate control system is standard on all trim levels. This new location not only contributes to smooth turbocharger response and improved emissions, but also lowers the car's center of gravity. Black housing for headlights is not offered on North American models. Sales should begin this August.
For those who choose the family sedan, it can sometimes be hard to stick out from the crowd without taking styling to the extreme. Larger midsize package for all occupants to enjoy On an all-new platform, the new Legacy sedan offers roominess comparable to mainstream midsize sedans in the North American market that are built around comfort and space. New in the 2010 Subaru Legacy, high-strength front seat frames provide enhanced protection against whiplash injury in a rear-end collision. . The new Subaru Legacy is 3. Cars with 6,250 miles will need third through sixth gears as well as the main shaft. The interior is available in black only, with cloth interior available on the 2.
Driver's side airbags were an option midway through the 1992 model year and became standard in 1993. The Adaptive Cruise Control function senses the speed and pace of vehicles ahead, and can automatically adjust the speed the car is traveling at accordingly to maintain one of four user selectable gaps. The Legacy has always been relatively attractive and is distinctively a Japanese sedan. An electronically managed continuously variable transfer clutch actively controls power distribution in response to driving conditions. The center console features two cup holders arranged side by side, and the console box and arm rest are enlarged to provide more inside storage space. Additionally, better fuel economy is achieved through engine cooling performance improvement in an engine head. The exterior was designed by , who was hired by on a short-term basis.