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2013 Subaru Legacy 2.5 i Premium

2013 Subaru Legacy Review

(0 Stars)  More power and efficiency.

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New For 2013
Subaru’s optional EyeSight is the biggest change for the 2013 Legacy. EyeSight is an active camera-based system that scans the area in front of the Legacy to let the car know if there are pedestrians in the path, a collision is imminent, or the car is about to depart its lane. The system can automatically apply the brakes in some situations if the driver does not respond to the initial audio warning.
All-new in 2010, the Subaru Legacy receives a pleasant refresh for 2013. Fuel economy is up to 32 mpg on the highway, thanks to a revised CVT and a slightly more efficient engine. Unfortunately, the turbocharged 2.5GT we enjoyed so much is cut from the 2013 roster, but the 3.6R models remain for those who favor acceleration over fuel saving. All Legacy sedans now feature a brake override system. Subaru’s optional camera-based EyeSight driver-assistance system adds a precollision braking system, pedestrian detection, lane-departure warning, and adaptive cruise control. Subaru has stiffened the Legacy’s chassis and suspension, which Subaru claims reduces body roll by 40 percent. Standard audio systems now feature Bluetooth connectivity and audio streaming in addition to iPod controls and a USB port; the optional navigation system now includes a 7.0-inch touch screen, voice control, a rearview camera, SiriusXM NavTraffic, and premium speakers. Limited models now feature a rear-seat air duct to help regulate cabin temperature. Overall, the Legacy competes well with better-known mid-size sedans such as the Honda Accord, the Volkswagen Passat, and the Toyota Camry. It’s worth a test drive, especially if all-wheel drive is on your wish list.

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2013 Legacy 2.5i Premium Sedan Vehicle Overview

  Performance Review  
Engine: 2.5L SUBARU BOXER horizontally opposed 4 OHC and variable valve timing
Unleaded fuel
Fuel economy: Gasoline 24 MPG city, 32 MPG highway, 27 MPG combined and 500 mi. range
Multi-point fuel injection
18.5gallon fuel tank
Power (SAE): 170 hp @ 5,600 rpm; 170 ft lb of torque @ 4,000 rpm

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'13 Subaru 2.5 i Premium Standard Equipment

  Braking and Handling  
Four Wheel ABS
  Climate Control  
Front Air Conditioning
Auto On Headlights
Cruise Control
Keyless Entry
Power Locks
Power Windows
Steering Wheel Scope
Trip Computer
Air Filtration System
Leather-Wrapped Steering Wheel
Brake Assist
Daytime Running Lights
Driver Air Bag
Engine Immobilizer
Front Wipers, Variable Intermittent
Passenger Air Bag
Side Air Bag(s)
Stability Control
Theft Deterrent System
Traction Control
Folding Rear Seat
  Sound and Entertainment  
Compact Disc MP3 Capable
iPod Connector
Blue Tooth Compatible
  Tires and Wheels  
Alloy Wheels
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