The Subaru Legacy is a mid-size car produced by the Japanese company Subaru. The first model was built in 1989 and-and it was very different from the other Subaru cars.
It had a great success with the first model and was quickly introduced in North America, Asia, and Western Europe, competing with other serious car brands. Subaru goes on with its style and the 2017 Subaru Legacy model announces to be as comfortable and easy to drive as the past models, but coming with some significant improvements.
2017 Subaru Legacy – Exterior and Interior Design
The exterior for almost 30 years, Legacy kept its mid-sized car look and the 2017 Subaru Legacy does the same thing. The car comes now with a futuristic look, but not so different from the previous model.
The only significant difference between the 2017 Subaru Legacy. Its previous version is the newly redesigned chrome grille with the Subaru logo on the center. On the rear, the car will have a modified bumper with 2 exhaust pipes integrated, and new LED taillights.
Same as the exterior, the interior will not have a lot of changes from its previous model. The only difference will be the mix of qualitative materials in the cabin: fiber, leather, and wood.
As a standard feature, the interior will include a touchscreen console with a backup camera and computer settings to improve handling. The 2017 Subaru Legacy will also be a very practical car. Its rear seats will have a split-folding option to facilitate an expansion of cargo space.
2017 Subaru Legacy – Engine and Performance
The car will come with 3 engine options: the 2.5-liter, 4 cylinder engine, that is capable of producing 175 hp. The second unit will be a 3.6-liter -6 cylinder engine, capable of developing 256 hp.
There is also an uncertain talk about the third engine, a turbocharged 2.0 unit, that could develop up to 250 hp. On average, a 2017 Legacy could go from Zero to 60 mph in 8.8 seconds, having a top gear of 4.3 seconds from 30-50 mph.
If we are talking about top speed, the car will go up to 130 mph, being drag limited from fabric. The brake system of the car is a very developed one. Being able to stop from 70 mph to 0 in just 173 ft.
2017 Subaru Legacy – Price and Release Date
Even though there is no official release regarding the exact price or release date. The rumors are saying that the Subaru Legacy 2017 will have a price range between 22,540 $ and 30,740 $. That, as in previous models the higher trims will cost more.
A 2017 Subaru Legacy with a decent package of options like a navigation system, a sunroof, a six-speaker audio system. Also, the EyeSight safety technology would increase the price of the car with a maximum of 3000$. We will not have to wait too long. The release date for this car is scheduled for the last quarter of 2016 in Japan. For the European and American market, the release is planned for the middle of 2017.
Overall we are talking about a strong, reliable sedan, with small things that could be improved but with a very affordable price. Finally, if you’re looking for a car in this class, we think that this is one of the best options on the market.