In pursuit of the mainstream, 2018-2019 Subaru six-star brand entered the “war path” with the segment leaders Toyota Camry, Honda Accord and Ford Mondeo, presenting an entirely new model Legacy .
Today, for every 17 sold Camry comes only a 2018-2019 Subaru Legacy. To close this gap the c
Externally, refined and presentable Japanese received the new hexagonal grille with three horizontal chrome strips. Confident and strong eyes headlights in their form repeats the form of headlights the 2018-2019 Subaru the Outback . The lower part is equipped with a small but wide air intake and round halogen foglights. In profile silhouette rapid Legacy decorate rising dynamic line, additional side skirts on the rapids and optional 18-inch wheels. Aft looks quite modest and conservative. Wide rectangular headlights partially “crawl” on the rear wings on the trunk lid “superseded” a small spoiler, bumper and below is a lone pipe exhaust system (two pipes provided for the more powerful version).
Peering inside the cabin, the owner finds a discreet and conservative design, made of high quality materials. The front seats are sports hybrid and conventional sideniy- “sofas”. Before the driver in the round “mines” with aluminum rims is an analogue speedometer and tachometer with dark blue illumination. At the top of the center console-mounted 6.2-inch touchscreen multimedia and navigation systems (optionally available large display of 7 inches). Convenient and easy to use, this system “collaborating” with Harman Kardon audio system 12 speakers. It should also be noted that the interior pleases improved sound insulation achieved by a laminated windshield and application of thick steel with foam acoustic system in the engine compartment. The only rest violator will dull sound of wheels, racing down the highway.
2018-2019 Subaru Legacy in addition (for 1 $ 195) comes with two front-facing camera mounted on the windshield that read the situation on the road for a collision avoidance system, tracking the dead zones when driving on side streets and adaptive cruise control.
By “broad-shouldered” hood mounted 2.5-liter boxer engine four-cylinder. Peak power is equal to 175 “horses and 236 Nm of torque. The top version is equipped with a 3.6-liter V6 engine with 256 hp and power drive wheels on full. Both power units are paired with a continuously variable CVT gearbox. Also, the driver has the ability to manually shift gears by means of the use of paddle. Electric power steering is working precisely calibrated and confidence, as well as ventilated disc brakes.
When the novelty hits the Russian market is not exactly known. Price models overseas is 22,000 USD in the base set.
The result – new 2018-2019 Subaru Legacy model year, provides a sense of calm and measured vehicle with a sufficient level of comfort. However, this is still not enough to take away the “crown” at the Toyota the Camry .