Is The New 2018 Subaru Legacy Best Value Out There?
2018 Subaru Legacy nears luxury to its name
Updated July 25, 2017
Apart from the 2018 Subaru Outback, Japanese company released the updated 2018 Subaru Legacy as well. And, as expected, the machine received new pricing, a slightly different exterior, and new trim options. A mid-cycle refresh for the 2018 Subaru Legacy includes an updated front fascia, grille, side mirrors and slightly redesigned rear bumper. Not exactly a dramatic makeover, but it will keep things fresh for the time being.
Now, the comes with 2.5-liter, or 3.6-liter petrol engines developing 175hp or 256hp. Both linked with the CVT transmission and with the Symmetrical all-wheel-drive make the Legacy the only car in segment that comes standard with AWD. Expectedly, the 2018 Legacy range consists of five trim levels starting with 2.5i. The list continues with the Premium, Sport, Limited and 3.6R Limited. The top of the line machine brings a number of awesome features including the steering wheel paddle-shift control switches. Then, add to that Steering Responsive Headlights, Automatic LED Low and High Beam Height Adjustment Control and other. High-end stuff for sure.
That is not all though.
See, even the entry level version designated Legacy 2.5i makes do with a leather-wrapped steering wheel. 6.5-inch infotainment system (Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, Bluetooth and other included) and even special cosmetic enhancements with Titanium Grey color option included as well.
2018 Subaru Legacy Walks The Path of Luxury
When you upgrade the entry-level car you will unlock the Premium trim. Among other luxuries, it features an 8.0-inch Subaru Starlink multimedia system. Also, Subaru added an all-weather package that includes heated front seats, heated mirrors, a 10-way power driver’s seat and a lumbar support. All this for $2,100 Premium over the entry level ($22,195) car.
Naturally, added benefits of investing even more give bigger wheels (18 inch). More stuff on the inside, sports grille, chrome accents and other things as well. Quite a change.
As top of the line trim – Limited gives us even more:
“Perforated leather-trimmed upholstery, Power Moonroof, Keyless Access with Push-Button Start, heated rear seat backs and cushions as part of the All-Weather Package, rear-seat air conditioner outlets, 10-way Power Driver’s seat with two position memory and Power Lumbar Support. Additionally, the Limited has 4-way Power Front Passenger seat, 18-inch alloy wheels, LED fog lights, body color foldable side mirrors with integrated turn signals and Auto Dimming Rear View Compass Mirror with Homelink and Stablex Suspension. Blind Spot Detection with Lane Change Assist and Rear Cross Traffic Alert are also standard on Limited models.”