Helping the 2012 Legacy stand out among its competitors is its standard all-wheel-drive system, and its boxer engines. Oath will also provide you personalised ads on partner products. WheelSystemFilter selectedWheelSystemList, null ; wheelSystemFilter. The Legacy's front seats are among the better in this class—even in the base model—and they adjust for loads of legroom and have nice, long cushions. It's tough from a distance to tell the base 2.
The body also has two character lines; one runs from the edges of the winged grille outlined in chrome into the hood, ending at the front pillars. The previous generation's frameless door windows have been banished in favor of a quieter cabin. Yet, during the month I have been driving my new Subaru, the snow-slick roads aren't a problem. Before buying, read reviews that the radio was poor quality. Owners may contact Subaru customer service at 1-800-782-2783.
The framed door windows provided in the 2010 redesign may help there, as earlier Legacy models had frameless side glass. The Legacy actually feels much more secure, probably due to it's lower center of gravity. This car can still hug tight corners and stick to the road beautifully without leaving you feeling like you are sitting next to your passenger, or vice versa!!! It's flanked by ventilation grilles that evoke the upward, winged theme of the grille-and-headlamp front aspect, and the sound system is placed high up on the dash. The engine may continue to start and stop until the fob battery is depleted, or until the vehicle runs out of fuel. Ride quality is among the best in class, aided by the quiet cabin. Choices abound with the Legacy, which comes in many trim levels and offers three engine types and three transmissions. Now in its third year since a total redesign, the 2012 Subaru Legacy remains an appealing alternative to category stalwarts like the Accord and Camry.
Pricing starts lower than in 2011 but evens up above the base 2. TruckCabinFilter selectedCabinList, null ; truckCabinFilter. For 2012, Subaru has added an optional new Alloy Wheel Package to the base 2. Rides great, and has excellent acceleration when passing on 2-lane hwy. Show full review Vehicle Overview A sister of the Outback wagon, the Legacy comes only as a sedan.
DoorsFilter selectedDoorsList, null ; doorsFilter. EngineFilter selectedEngineList, null ; engineFilter. That's it for serious gripes. Using the manual-shift mode helps if you're in need of a burst off the line. It really competes with the Mazda Mazda6 and the old Volkswagen Passat, which sell in lower volumes but offer a more engaging experience behind the wheel. This spread is so close over the expected usable life of the vehicle that I treated them all as if they were the same price. SinceLastVisitFilter false, 1557139349565 ; listingsSearchManager.
For complete warranty information, including coverage and exclusions, see your Subaru dealer. NewUsedFilter selectedNewUsedList, null ; newUsedFilter. It drives great in the snow with the stock M+S tires. Subaru is recalling certain model year 2010-2014 Legacy vehicles manufactured November 26, 2008, to June 7, 2013, and 2010-2014 Outback vehicles manufactured January 9, 2009 to June 7, 2013. Upholstery choices include cloth and leather. Quick back story, I have owned a 06 2. The 2012 Legacy provides a firm but comfortable ride, soaking up potholes, road-surface imperfections, and general coarseness.
Have taken on vacation loaded down with car top carrier and still got close to 30 mpg. The recall began on April 22, 2013. Limited models now have standard fog lights. Other minor gripes: - Front cup holders a little small for modern take-out cup sizes. Standard safety equipment on the Legacy--and, to be honest, almost every new car--includes front and side airbags, side-curtain airbags that cover the window opening, anti-lock brakes, brake assist, and electronic stability control. After 82K miles, this car drives almost the same as my wife's 2015 Forester 2.
The design includes an upright center stack with a metallic-look finish flanked by vents that almost echo the winged, upward theme of the grille and headlights, with the audio system placed high. TransmissionFilter selectedTransmissionList, transmissionTemplate ; } listingsSearchManager. They might work on a smaller model, but the Legacy is large enough that you notice the sheet of hard plastic. Other than wheels, foglights and, on all but the base model, color-keyed mirrors, there is little to distinguish the seven trim levels. When folded down, the load floor is flat, making the Legacy sedan among the most practical in its class--and halfway to its hugely capacious Outback crossover sibling. TransmissionFilter selectedTransmissionList, transmissionTemplate ; } listingsSearchManager. The 2012 Subaru Legacy has the honor of getting the highest fuel economy ratings of any mid-size sedan with all-wheel drive.
They had the cheapest prices I found online and anywhere else. Units Affected 27175 The redesigned 2016 Chevrolet Malibu and 2016 Kia Optima coming to the 2015 New York auto show are going to have some reinvigorated competition when they go on sale by the end of 2015. FuelTypeFilter selectedFuelTypeList, null ; fuelTypeFilter. Voice-Activated Navigation System Available only on Limited trims, Subaru's voice-activated navigation system offers a big 8-inch high-resolution screen, a rearview camera and Bluetooth hands-free phone and streaming music capability. To deliver a world-class driving experience that would So inside, they created a driver-focused electroluminescent gauges. The 2012 Subaru Legacy is a very roomy sedan, capable of accommodating four adults in comfort—even for an all-day trip. Compared to the handsome albeit small previous generation, the 2012 Subaru Legacy has a more mature — if ungainly — appearance to it.
Subaru offers three engines on the 2012 Legacy — a 2. The three trim levels are base, Premium, and Limited. Large windows with low sills offer excellent views out. Some portions of the interior have plain, flat expanses of black or silver plastic. Because of the safety rating, I get a discount on my insurance. It includes 16-inch alloy wheels, along with fog lights and all the equipment in the All-Weather Package previously offered only on higher trim levels.