Subaru has updated its Legacy sedan which now features revised styling, a fresh interior design and offers a host of new driver assistance systems. See specification and pricing below...
Subaru recently updated its Outback crossover and its Legacy sedan has now received a round of updates too. Much in the same vein, The Legacy’s exterior styling has been refreshed while its interior design and material quality has also been improved. Subaru’s new EyeSight driver assistance technology has also made its way into the Legacy.
A revised front-end with newly styled headlights and grille improves the Legacy's presence on the road.
The front-end of the Subaru Legacy has been revised and includes a sharper headlight design with C-shaped daytime running lights with the lower grille now sitting lower and wider than before. The hexagonal grille features less chrome and the fog light surrounds have also been revised. A new two-tone rear bumper is fitted with an integrated exhaust system.
The side mirrors also feature integrated indicators and side cameras. The Legacy rides on new 18-inch turbine lightweight alloy wheels and 2 new exterior colours are on offer and these include Magnetite Gray Metallic and Crimson Red Pearl.
A new-7inch touchscreen infotainment system is a highlight in this updated Legacy.
The Legacy’s interior gains higher quality materials in the form of high-gloss black trim and silver detailing seen on the door panels and dashboard. A new multifunction leather steering wheel and updated instrument cluster is fitted.
There’s also a new 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system which offers Apple CarPlay, Android Auto and satellite navigation.
Smaller changes include revised controls and layout for the dual-zone climate control system, which has also been enhanced for improved cabin comfort.
The all-wheel drive Subaru Legacy is powered by a 3.6-litre Boxer engine with 191 kW and 350 Nm of torque that’s mated to an improved Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT).
Subaru has also tweaked the steering, brakes and dampers in an effort to improve ride quality. Safety has been beefed up too with the inclusion of EyeSight Driver Assistance technology which includes stereo cameras that provide a front view of the car and scan ahead for obstacles and obstructions. Also included is Adaptive Cruise Control, Pre-Collision Braking, Pre-Collision Throttle Management, Vehicle Lane Departure and Sway Warning. Steering Responsive Headlights (SRH), Blind Spot Detection and front, rear and side cameras provide additional visibility. 7 airbags are standards as are ISOFIX child seat anchors.
Subaru Legacy - Price in South Africa
Legacy 3.6R-S ES - R619 000
The Subaru Legacy is sold with a 5-year/150 000 km warranty and a 3-year/75 000 km maintenance plan, which can be extended up to 5-year/150 000 km.