1996 Subaru Legacy User Reviews

1996 Subaru Legacy Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 22 reviews

  • Performance:4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars 4 / 5
  • Appearance:3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars 3.8 / 5
  • Build Quality:4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars 4.2 / 5
  • Overall: 4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars 4.5 / 5

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"ride" 6 reviews
"reliable car" 4 reviews
"fuel economy" 4 reviews
"space" 3 reviews
"awd" 3 reviews
CONS
"fuel economy" 3 reviews
"expensive car" 2 reviews

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1996 Subaru Legacy 4 Dr Outback AWD Wagon Review
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Subaru 'Nuff said

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Eabbe86
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Love Subie's — This car may be a bit old, but it is still really reliable and runs really good. It has lots of cargo space. It drives great over the Mountain passes up here in the Pacific North West and on long road trips. It's a Subaru so the name pretty much speaks for itself

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1996 Subaru Legacy 4 Dr Brighton AWD Wagon Review
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Not a "head-turner"

commuter
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Value For The Money — Typical Subaru, keeps on running. Fuel efficient for an AWD vehicle. Handles corners well with a low center of gravity. With proper maintenance, these cars give you years/miles of service. Subaru loyal drivers can provide testimony to their longevity.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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1996 Subaru Legacy 4 Dr GT AWD Wagon Review
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With the cargo room in it, the subwoofers absolutely SLAMMED! If i would have got it all painted the midnight blue the car would have been outstanding.

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Gas mileage......I only got about 20mpg.

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I'll Always Love My Slammin Subi! — I loved this car! Interior was a little lacking for me as it was an older car. It def had some pickup to it, just would have been better if they came out with a turbo gt model in 96.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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1996 Subaru Legacy 4 Dr GT AWD Wagon Review
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looks good

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a bit thirsty

micklegacy
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Good Car For The Money, Becoming Cheaper — well what can i say about these cars that have not already been said,goes like a rocket, looks great,handling is good for big estate car, no rust either. just a couple of silly scrapes to body work that i did pulling out of my drive early one morning, which are being repaired.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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1996 Subaru Legacy 4 Dr LS AWD Sedan Review
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Fun and fuel efficient., with AWD Subaru standard

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I didnt find any

bobaraptor42
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Great Overall Sedan. Subaru Quality Shines — Great first car. Drove it everywhere. Hills, valleys, and mountains, you name it. This car did it all. AWD is a great plus to have in winter and slick roads. Took two small wrecks and had little to show for it. long lasting and fun, I would definitely reccommend it to anyone taht asked.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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1996 Subaru Legacy 4 Dr Outback AWD Wagon Review
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Fun sporty and go any where

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Not sure of any right now

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Great Dependable And Good Gas Mileage — This car was alot of fun to drive where ever i went. I did alot of highway driving between san diego and seattle and it always made the sisquox mountains seem like tiny hills.If i could find this car i would by it in a heart beat.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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1996 Subaru Legacy 4 Dr GT AWD Wagon Review
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Performance, build quality, handling.

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Fuel consumption.

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Scooby Legacy Gt — Understated, M3 crushing performance. Solid as a rock inside and out. Looks awesome in my opinion. Inside has all the toys you would possibly want or need, sucks petrol like an oil tanker though. Feels like a train on the road, grip, grip and more grip. 4WD security and boxer exhaust note makes the whole experience worth while.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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1996 Subaru Legacy 4 Dr L AWD Sedan Review
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Good gas mileage, great handling for all types of weather

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sorta older car, my trunk leaks sometimes

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Ubi! — I love the fact that all Subaru's have all wheel drive, it comes in handy when I'm driving though the dreary streets of Oregon. the car is fun to drive when i have a new axle. The interior/Exterior would look better if i would've gotten it not totaled. Other than that, it's a miracle car. i love having it and the handling isn't too bad either. The car is a blast to have

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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1996 Subaru Legacy 4 Dr Outback AWD Wagon Review
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traction, realiabillity

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shajes at high speeds

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Great Car — Just a great car that keeps on running. This car has given me few problems, the traction is amazing. I love the visabillity and quallity of this car. Subarus are quallity cars I will never buy a Ford again, period

Primary Use: Utility (towing boats, transporting cargo, etc.)

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1996 Subaru Legacy Review
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Fast

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Subby — Twin Turbo. Drove freekin awesome. Fast very very fast. Loved it. Stuck to the road like glue, suspension was a little hard but thats the kind of car it was. Good fun car, interior nice, drove awesome, looked great. Nice!

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Reviews From Other Years

2015 Subaru Legacy Reviews

So Far This Car Is A Pleasure To Drive. By Royce123

I just bought the car in march of 2015, so the driving experience is still a work in progress. There is a lot of electronics on board, so I'm still learning. I feel very much in control and safe while... Read More

Extreme Disappointment - Atrocious Quality; First Time Subaru Buyer By HondaAccordcpeEXL

Purchased Brand new 2015 Legacy 3.6R - Dec 2014. Major Safety and Quality Issues - Awful. Whomever is in charge of Quality at Subaru should be fired. 1. Burning smell from engine & snow water ente... Read More

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2014 Subaru Legacy Reviews

Best Car For The Money That You Can Buy By Jerseyboy_222

How can you go wrong with an all wheel drive car that is always at the top of the charts when it comes to safety and reliability for under $24,000? Do you get all of the technological bells and whist... Read More

Comfortable Ride W/ Great Gas Milage + Awd By MattSuppa

When I started researching fuel-efficient all wheel drive vehicles, the Subaru Legacy was at the top of the list. I live in the Northeast, and drive about 40 miles each way (mostly highway) to and fro... Read More

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2013 Subaru Legacy Reviews

Everyone Needs To Own A Legacy! By ckear001

Since I live in the northeast, I wanted to get a vehicle reliable in the winter. I previously owned a Jeep Grand Cherokee, which I absolutely loved, but must say the Legacy is BETTER for winter drivin... Read More

Subaru 2.5 6 Speed Is A Good Car By Melkoun1

i'm nineteen years old and got the car brand new. its my first stick and its hold up really good. i like the appearance but definitely want to do some little tweaks, the six speed is great, seats are... Read More

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2012 Subaru Legacy Reviews

My Day Behind The Wheel By ArethaFlowers

I thought it was just like other midsized sedans. I found things easily enough before I drove it. I wasn't impressed with its "get up and go". I did both city and highway driving in the car. I have a ... Read More

True Legacy By mdlgan

this is a great car good for a family of 4-5, the best all wheel drive system i've ever experienced. leg room is amazing a 6'2" adult can sit in the back seat with the front seat pushed all the way b... Read More

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2011 Subaru Legacy Reviews

Trustworthy By skiwallace

I'm glad there are still a few manual transmissions around. This car is pretty low maintenance, it doesn't scream for attention or need much. Handles well, good mileage, nice car. I like the bluetooth... Read More

Impressive Subaru By scott_badger

This car is so quite riding down the highway, it is such a nice car. Most Subaru's are made for utility with all wheel drive and lack quality. Subaru really put thought and effort in the comfort of th... Read More

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