2018 Subaru Legacy Reviews, Ratings & Specs

Kelley Blue Book Value®
$18,563 - $28,002
New Fair Market Range
Crash Test Rating
Source NHTSA
MPG (up to)
25 City / 34 HWY
Horsepower
175-256
Seats
5
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Kelley Blue Book Value®
$18,563 - $28,002
New Fair Market Range
Crash Test Rating
Source NHTSA
MPG (up to)
25 City / 34 HWY
Horsepower
175-256
Seats
5

Expert Review

By Kelley Blue Book Editorial Staff

4.1 Overall Score
Performance 3.8 Comfort 3.9 Styling 3.6 Value 4.2

Editor's Overview

The 2018 Subaru Legacy is one of only two midsize sedans to offer traction-enhancing all-wheel drive, and it's the only one to have it standard. Far from a one-trick pony, the Legacy is well-positioned against better-known rivals like the Honda Accord and Toyota Camry with its excellent resale value and technology that now includes CarPlay and Android Auto as standard.

Subaru Legacy Models & Trims

Base $18,563 - $22,742*
Horsepower: 175 hp
Engine Type: Regular Unleaded H-4
Standard Seating: Cloth
Standard Wheels: 17 X 7, 17 X 7.5 in. - Aluminum, Steel
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning
Premium $21,476 - $26,145*
Horsepower: 175 hp
Engine Type: Regular Unleaded H-4
Standard Seating: Cloth
Standard Wheels: 17 X 7.5 in. - Aluminum
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning
Sport $23,081 - $28,002*
Horsepower: 175 hp
Engine Type: Regular Unleaded H-4
Standard Seating: Cloth
Standard Wheels: 18 X 7.5 in. - Aluminum
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning
Limited $22,409 - $27,378*
Horsepower: 175 hp - 256 hp
Engine Type: Regular Unleaded H-4, Regular Unleaded H-6
Standard Seating: Leather
Standard Wheels: 18 X 7.5 in. - Aluminum
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning

*Prices are Kelley Blue Book® Fair Market Range

Owner Reviews

4.66

38 Reviews

74% 18% 8% 2 star 0% 1 star 0%

Owner reviews are verified by our team and cannot be altered or removed.

Love my new Subaru Legacy

My car is brand new to me and was only slightly used prior to me owning it so no problems notes yet. Performance is great and gets good gas mileage. Very reliable so far, am excited to see how it handles in the snow this upcoming winter. Very comfortable and has roomy backseat and trunk. Has eyesight feature so lots of helpful and safety oriented features built in.

- Melissa S

Dealership is not reliable.

Dealership lied to me about several things. They gave me an out the door price but would not honor that 2 weeks later. Talked me into a car $4000 more. None of the extras are useful to me. I have not used any of them. Also, they said my car would be detailed like never before on all visits. On all my visits my car was never detailed and was given many excuses.

- Susan L

Four wheel that does not look like one.

I love my car. Not a thing I would change, except the color(my husband won the toss). It is a joy and much easier to park than my old car. I would buy another. The salesman was great. He was very helpful and patient. We had a problem with the door. The salesman was very helpful and loaned me a car just like mine until it was fixed.

- Alex H

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Compare Models & Key Features

Front passenger 3/4 w/ wheels turned.
Drivers side profile with drivers side door open.
Key Specs

Overview

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book Value
$18,563 - $22,742
$21,476 - $26,145

Horsepower

Horsepower
175 hp
175 hp

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Standard
Standard

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera
Standard
Standard

Engine Type

Engine Type
2.5L DOHC 16 Valve 4
2.5L DOHC 16 Valve 4
Interior Features

Convenience & Comfort

Sun Roof

Sun Roof
Not Available
Optional

Alarm

Alarm
Standard
Standard

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera
Standard
Standard

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard

Universal Garage Door Opener

Universal Garage Door Opener
Optional
Optional

Heated Mirrors

Heated Mirrors
Not Available
Standard

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors
Standard
Standard

Steering Wheel Controls

Steering Wheel Controls
Standard
Standard

Cruise Control

Cruise Control
Standard
Standard

Power Windows

Power Windows
Standard
Standard

Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost
Standard
Standard

Power Steering

Power Steering
Standard
Standard

Dimensions

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
42.9 in.
42.9 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
40 in.
37.6 - 40 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
38.1 in.
38.1 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
37 in.
37 in.

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
15 cu. ft.
15 cu. ft.

Entertainment

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Standard
Standard

MP3 Player

MP3 Player
Standard
Standard

Satellite Radio

Satellite Radio
Not Available
Standard

Smart Device Integration

Smart Device Integration
Standard
Standard

AUX Input

AUX Input
Standard
Standard

CD Player

CD Player
Not Available
Standard

Heating & Cooling

Climate Control

Climate Control
Not Available
Standard

Dual Zone

Dual Zone
Not Available
Standard

Navigation & Communication

Navigation System

Navigation System
Not Available
Optional

Seats

Standard Seat

Standard Seat
Cloth
Cloth

Passengers

Passengers
5
5

Power Driver Seat

Power Driver Seat
Not Available
Standard

Heated Front Seats

Heated Front Seats
Not Available
Standard

Pass Through Rear Seat

Pass Through Rear Seat
Standard
Standard

Driver Lumbar

Driver Lumbar
Not Available
Standard
Exterior Features

Accessories

Standard Seat

Standard Seat
Steel
Aluminum

Rear Spoiler

Rear Spoiler
Optional
Optional

Dimensions

Tire Width

Tire Width
P225/55VR17
P225/55VR17

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
108.3 in.
108.3 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
36.8 ft.
36.8 ft.

Length

Length
188.8 in.
188.8 in.

Width

Width
72.4 in.
72.4 in.
Mechanical Specs

Engine & Performance

Weight

Weight
3514 .lbs
3505 - 3545 .lbs

Horsepower

Horsepower
175 hp
175 hp

Torque

Torque
174 ft. lbs.
174 ft. lbs.

4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes
Standard
Standard

Performance Tires

Performance Tires
Standard
Standard

Engine Cylinders

Engine Cylinders
4 Cylinder
4 Cylinder

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive

Fuel

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
18.5 gal.
18.5 gal.

Combined

Combined
30 mpg
30 mpg

City

City
25 mpg
25 mpg

Highway

Highway
34 mpg
34 mpg

Suspension

Transmission

Manual Mode

Manual Mode
Standard
Standard

CTV Transmission

CTV Transmission
Standard
Standard
Safety Features

Features

Spare Tire

Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire

ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes
Standard
Standard

Automatic Headlights

Automatic Headlights
Standard
Standard

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Tire Pressure Monitor System
Standard
Standard

Child Safety Locks

Child Safety Locks
Standard
Standard

Stability Control

Stability Control
Standard
Standard

Traction Control

Traction Control
Standard
Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control

Adaptive Cruise Control
Not Available
Optional

Assistance

Automated Emergency Braking

Automated Emergency Braking
Standard
Standard

Blind Spot Monitor

Blind Spot Monitor
Not Available
Optional

Lane Departure Warning

Lane Departure Warning
Not Available
Optional

Cross Traffic Alert

Cross Traffic Alert
Not Available
Optional

Air Bags

Driver Airbag

Driver Airbag
Standard
Standard

Passenger Airbag

Passenger Airbag
Standard
Standard

Front Side Airbag

Front Side Airbag
Standard
Standard

Front Head Airbag

Front Head Airbag
Standard
Standard

Rear Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag
Standard
Standard

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Passenger Airbag Sensor
Standard
Standard

Safety & Reliability

NHTSA Crash Test
  • Overall

  • Front

  • Side

  • Rollover

*National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

IIHS Crash Test
  • Moderate Overlap Front

  • Side

  • Roof Strength

  • Driver-side Overlap Front

*Insurance Institute for Highway Safety

JD Power Rating
  • ‌Overall

  • Mechanical

  • Powertrain Quality

  • Body & Interior Design

  • ‌Features

*JD Power Circle Ratings