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2013 Subaru Legacy

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2013 2.5i 4dr Sedan
most popular
Price:   -  From $20,295
2013 2.5i Premium 4dr Sedan Price:   -  From $22,495
2013 2.5i Sport 4dr Sedan Price:   -  From $24,495
2013 3.6R 4dr Sedan Price:   -  From $25,395
2013 2.5i Limited 4dr Sedan Price:   -  From $25,895
2013 3.6R Limited 4dr Sedan Price:   -  From $28,895


The 2013 Legacy comes in five trim levels, including: 2.5i, 2.5i Premium, 2.5i Limited, 3.6R and 3.6R Limited. The 2.5i trim level gives buyers and economical AWD vehicle at a fair price and with nice standard features. The 2.5i Premium adds in a few extra goodies to make the Legacy look and feel better. The 2.5i Limited gives buyers a premium sedan with excellent fuel economy and Subaru quality. The 3.6R is essentially a performance version of the base-model Legacy, but it does add in a few extra features. The 3.6R Limited is the top-of-the-line Legacy and features all of the performance and luxury expected of a premium sedan. Sure, the 3.6R is not a luxury performance sedan, but it’s as close as they come for under $30K.

Competition is plentiful in the mid-sized sedan market, but few offer the same features that Subaru does. The first competitor for the 2013 Subaru Legacy is the 2013 Ford Fusion, which comes standard with a 2.5-liter engine with 175 horsepower, 34 mpg highway and a nice array of basic features. Next up is the 2013 Nissan Altima, which comes standard with a 182-horsepower, 2.5-liter engine, 38 mpg highway and standard features that you may not expect in a base sedan. The next competitor is the 2013 Kia Optima, which comes standard with a 2.4-liter engine with 200 horsepower, 35 mpg highway and standard SiriusXM radio. The final competitor is the 2013 Volkswagen Passat, which features a standard 2.5-liter engine with 170 horsepower, 32 mpg highway and a six-speaker audio system.

Competition in the mid-size sedan realm is fierce, but the Legacy has a storied history in this realm and Subaru knows a thing or two about drawing in customers.
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Specs & Features

Overall Crash Safety Rating
Engine - Cylinders/Horsepower/Torque
2.5L H-4 / 173 HP / 174 ft.lbs.
Standard: 6-spd man w/OD
Available: Lineartronic 6-spd CVT w/OD
Drive Type
Full-time All Wheel
Fuel Economy - City/Highway/Combined
21 / 28 / 24 Mpg
Passenger Capacity
Bumper to Bumper Warranty
36 Months / 36,000 Miles
Mechanical Specs
Engine - Cylinders/Horsepower/Torque
2.5L H-4 / 173 HP / 174 ft.lbs.
Drive Type
Full-time All Wheel
Fuel Economy - City/Hwy/Combined
21 / 28 / 24 Mpg
4-wheel Disc
Front Suspension
Rear Suspension
Independent Double Wishbone
Spare Tire And Wheel
Compact Steel
Fuel Tank
18.5 Gal.
Recommended Fuel Type
Regular Unleaded
Average Cost To Fill Tank
Dimensions & Capabilities
Maximum Cargo Volume
14.7 Cu.ft.
Passenger Volume
103 Cu.ft.
Exterior Length
187.2 "
Exterior Width
71.7 "
Exterior Height
59.3 "
Front Headroom
40.3 "
Rear Headroom
37.5 "
Front Legroom
43.0 "
Rear Legroom
37.8 "
Front Shoulder Room
56.3 "
Rear Shoulder Room
56.1 "
Front Hip Room
Rear Hip Room
Curb Weight
3,315 Lbs. / 3,392 Lbs.
Wheel Base
108 "
Turning Radius
18.4 '
Exterior Features
Door Count
4 Doors
16.0 " Steel / 16.0 " Silver Aluminum
Clearcoat Monotone
Exterior Mirrors
Dual Power Remote
Grille Moldings
Rear Spoiler
Stainless Steel / Stainless Steel With Polished Tailpipe Finish
Interior Features
Passenger Capacity
Seat Trim
Front Seat Type
Heated Front Seats
Front Driver Seat Direction Controls
Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls
Front Armrests
Rear Armrests
Rear Seats
65-35 Bench
Radio & Infotainment
Am/fm, Seek-scan / Sirius Am/fm/satellite, Seek-scan / Xm Am/fm/satellite, Seek-scan
4 / 6
Radio Steering Wheel Controls
Apple Car Play
Android Auto
Bluetooth w/ Hands-Free Connectivity
Convenience Features
Steering Wheel Type
Telescopic Tilt
Climate Control
Cruise Control
With Steering Wheel Controls
Sun Roof
Rearview Mirror
Day-night / Auto-dimming Day-night
One Touch Open Window
Tinted Windows
Vanity Mirrors
Dual Illuminated
Remote Keyless Entry
Keyfob (all Doors)
Power Outlets
Safety Features
Overall Crash Safety Rating
Overall Front Crash Safety Rating
Overall Side Crash Safety Rating
Rollover Crash Safety Rating
Front Impact Airbags
Driver And Passenger
Driver Side Impact Airbags
Seat Mounted
Knee Airbag
Passenger Side Impact Airbag
Seat Mounted
Rear Side Airbag
Seatbelt Pretensioners
Anti-Lock Brakes
4-wheel Anti-lock Brakes (abs)
Forward Collision Warning
Blind Spot Sensor
Lane Departure Warning
Autonomous Cruise Control
Pedestrian Detection
Driver Attention Alert
Daytime Running Lights
Auto High Beams
Adaptive Headlights
Parking Sensors
Security Systems
Security System
Panic Alarm
Ignition Disable
Bumper To Bumper Months Miles
36 Months / 36,000 Miles
Major Components Months
60 Months / 60,000 Miles
Included Maintenance Months
Roadside Assistance Months
36 Months / 36,000 Miles
Corrosion Perforation
60 Months / Unlimited Miles
Accessories Months

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