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2013 Subaru Legacy Sedan

At a Glance

Pricing $20,295 - $28,895
Drive Types AWD
Engines 2.5l H4, 3.6l H6
Transmissions A5, CVT, M6
Fuel Economy 18-24 (city), 25-32 (highway)

Our Ratings

Velocity Index 58

Overview Information

The Legacy is an attractive midsize sedan with standard AWD. A 2010 redesign addressed one of the Legacy's historical shortcomings by adding some four inches of additional rear seat room. The standard 173-bhp flat-4 "boxer" (Legacy 2.5i) is coupled to either a 6-speed manual or CVT transmission. Legacy 2.5i models equipped with the CVT turn in a respectable EPA rating 24 / 32 (city/hwy). The Legacy 3.6R models upgrade the engine to a 3.6l boxer 6-cylinder and include a five-speed automatic in place of the CVT. With well-equipped models priced from $23,000, the Legacy is an exceptional value for a roomy, all-wheel-drive sedan.

What Changed:

The Legacy receives a number of mid-cycle updates for the 2013 model year. A new 2.5l boxer engine increases the power and fuel economy in four-cylinder models. The Legacy wears a restyled front bumper, grille and new headlights. The 2.5 GT performance model is discontinued.

Official Word:

Subaru of America, Inc. today introduced the 2013 Subaru Legacy. The 2013 Legacy is powered by either a 3.6-liter H6 or a new, more efficient 2.5-liter 4-cylinder powertrain and debuts revised styling as well as the new EyeSight driver-assist system. Chassis enhancements improve both ride quality and agility in the 2013 Legacy, which also offers new amenities and audio capabilities. The 2013 Subaru Legacy features new, sportier front styling with new headlights, grille and front bumper....Read.

Model/Trim/Package Engine MPG VjI Base Price
Legacy Sedan 2.5i 2.5l H4 (173-bhp) M6 AWD 21/28/24 53 $20,295
Legacy Sedan 2.5i 2.5l H4 (173-bhp) CVT AWD 24/32/28 52 $21,295
Legacy Sedan 2.5i Premium 2.5l H4 (173-bhp) CVT AWD 24/32/28 55 $22,495
Legacy Sedan 2.5i Limited 2.5l H4 (173-bhp) CVT AWD 24/32/28 51 $25,895
Legacy Sedan 3.6R 3.6l H6 (256-bhp) A5 AWD 18/25/21 58 $25,395
Legacy Sedan 3.6R Limited 3.6l H6 (256-bhp) A5 AWD 18/25/21 58 $28,895