What is New on the 2021 Subaru Legacy?

The new 2021 Subaru Legacy has many exciting new features.  First, steering responsive LED headlights are now standard.  In addition, standard features now include rear-seat and seat belt reminders.  With only a minimal price increase from the 2020 model, the Subaru Legacy is a sensible choice in its class of midsize cars.

What is Comparable to the Subaru Legacy?

The Subaru Legacy and Toyota Camry are comparable in a few important categories.  They are very close in fuel economy.  The 2021 Subaru Legacy gets 30 mpg (27 city/35 hwy) while the 2021 Toyota Camry gets 32 mpg (28 city/39 hwy).  Both the Legacy and Camry offer multiple safety features with 5 star NHTSA overall safety ratings. They are both also spacious vehicles seating five passengers, but the 2021 Subaru Legacy beats the Camry in passenger headroom, legroom, and shoulder room.  

Which is Better, the Subaru Legacy or Camry?

The Subaru Legacy beats the Camry in a few areas.  If all-wheel drive is a requirement for your next vehicle, then the 2021 Subaru Legacy is your best bet.  All wheel drive comes standard in all 2021 Legacy models while it's just an option for the Camry.  The new Legacy also features more cabin room than the Toyota Camry in passenger headroom, legroom,  and shoulder room.  Also, you can enjoy a quieter drive with the Legacy.  The 2021 Subaru Legacy includes sound-damping windshields in all models and thick side windows to mitigate road noise on the Limited XT and Touring XT models, giving it better sound insulation than the Toyota Camry. For those looking for a turbo 4-cylinder option, Subaru Legacy has that too.  Best of all, the 2021 Subaru Legacy comes in at a lower base price than Camry.

Which is More Comfortable, the Camry or Legacy?

If you're looking for a comfortable vehicle, look no further than the 2021 Subaru Legacy.   There is plenty of legroom for passengers which is especially important for those longer road trips. The front seats feel soft and plush while simultaneously providing proper support for hours of driving. Drivers will love the thin windshield pillars which provide excellent visibility.  Most 2021 Legacy models have heated front seats while the Limited XT adds a heated steering wheel. You have the choice of durable cloth upholstery or soft nappa leather in the higher end Legacy models. For your back seat passengers, the 2021 Subaru Legacy has wide doors to climb in and a large bench seat that can fit three passengers and 40 inches of legroom in the back seat. 


How Reliable is Subaru Legacy?

The Legacy leads in reliability compared to its competitors. Consumer Reports gave the 2020 Legacy a 4 out of 5 for reliability.  The Subaru safety suite is one of the biggest factors in its reputation for reliability. This includes a wide range of features including lane departure assistance and collision and blind spot warning technology. The 2021 Subaru Legacy has already received 5 out of 5 stars in both the side crash and rollover tests by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Its predecessor, the 2020 Subaru Legacy was named an IIHS Top Safety Pick + and achieved highest ratings in all six crash tests.

Do Subaru Legacy Hold their Value?

Kelly Blue Book awarded Subaru the brand with the best resale value, which marks the fourth win for Subaru in the last decade. In addition, the Legacy won for the best midsize compact car category. KBB's Best Resale Value Awards recognize 2020 vehicles for their projected value after five-year of ownership. As Thomas J. Doll, President and CEO of Subaru of America points out, "These awards highlight our vehicles' segment-leading value and class-leading safety, reliability and durability."


Why Should I Buy a Subaru Legacy?

The Legacy will check many things off your vehicle wish list.  If you are looking for a car with standard all-wheel drive, easy to use infotainment system, highly rated safety features, a comfortable spacious interior, and a capable turbocharged engine option, then look no further than the 2021 Subaru Legacy. Visit us at Rafferty Subaru for a test drive today!

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