1997 Subaru Legacy User Reviews

1997 Subaru Legacy Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 33 reviews

  • Performance:3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars 3.7 / 5
  • Appearance:3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars 3.7 / 5
  • Build Quality:4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars 4.3 / 5
  • Overall: 4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars 4.3 / 5

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PROS
"power" 14 reviews
"awd" 11 reviews
"ride" 10 reviews
"fuel economy" 8 reviews
"handling" 7 reviews
CONS
"power" 5 reviews
"fuel economy" 3 reviews
"high maintenance" 2 reviews
"awd" 2 reviews

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1997 Subaru Legacy 4 Dr LSi AWD Wagon Review
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Handles like a normal car, a more than normal car, it looks great, it brakes excellent

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It's a station wagon, acceleration not terrific, compared to say a Rocket, but it is a station
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For A Station Wagon It Does Pretty Well — I love this car, i love the way it grips the corner like a obese man would grip onto the last hamburger in the world. I love the fact that it does what you want it to do you just feel like you have complete controls of the car the whole time. I love the fact that the car is over ten years old and it doesn't look it at all. If any mother was looking for a station wagon for her kids then this would be it but also if even a teen age adult like my self, can own a car like this and not fell like an idiot driving a station wagon.

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Handling and gas mpg

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1997 Subaru Legacy 4 Dr GT AWD Sedan Review
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Sounds good for haveing all factory parts. Is fun for dirt racing.

Cons

My AC went out.

JonnyAngel
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Fun — I like the appearance of my car, and it's good on gas. The only thing thats broken on it is the AC and it's never been in the shop for as long as I’ve had it. Takes off pretty fast on dirt and handles great all the way up to 80 on dirt. Not worried about the broken AC, even in the summer time. (Haven’t gotten it above 80 on dirt yet)

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1997 Subaru Legacy 4 Dr GT AWD Wagon Review
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twin turbo boosting gives you a huge grin.

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petrol consumption is high.

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If You Do High Mileage Avoid It, If You Dont Then Youve Got To Own One. — the car is a hoot to drive, hitting 5000 rpm and feeling the kick in your ass from secondary turbo has a huge grin factor. Ultra practical with loads of space and also very good in the snow with its 4wd.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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2014 Subaru Legacy Reviews

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2013 Subaru Legacy Reviews

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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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