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1999 Subaru Legacy User Reviews

1999 Subaru Legacy Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 20 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:4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars 4.1 / 5
  • Build Quality:4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars 4.7 / 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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PROS
"ride" 9 reviews
"power" 7 reviews
"awd" 6 reviews
"fuel economy" 5 reviews
"door" 2 reviews
CONS
"fuel economy" 4 reviews
"power" 3 reviews
"transmission" 2 reviews
"turbo" 2 reviews

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Displaying 1 - 10 of 20 1999 Subaru Legacy reviews.

Melina writes:
1999 Subaru Legacy 4 Dr Limited 30th Anniversary AWD Sedan Review
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5

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stylish, good on gas, it's a subaru :)

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not a 6 cyl, cloth interior collects dirt

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My Subaru Sus — It's not nearly as sporty enough for my taste. It's a 4 cyl., so it's good on gas, but does not have enough pick up. Definitely looks like a college student's car, Stockton stickers included. It's a cute little car though and Subarus are very reliable. It's a fun car for a teenager but factory stereo was a must-replace.

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Stuart writes:
1999 Subaru Legacy 4 Dr L AWD Wagon Review
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4

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Its looks awesome. Lowered on nice mags.

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Uses to much fuel and the gearbox is struggling after 220k.

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1999 Subaru Legacy 250t — Its lowered and 4wd so it handles well. Done 220k so performance has dropped off a bit. Well build and very comfortable to drive. Great stereo but uses a bit too much fuel now. Overall I love Subies and this is a decent one. Will go back to the turbo version next time

Primary Use: Family transportation

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David writes:
1999 Subaru Legacy 4 Dr GT AWD Wagon Review
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3

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Manual Tranny + AWD + 4 cyl

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Repair costs

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Not As Reliable As The Toyota, But More Soul — Love the syling. Love the look of a wagon. Manual + 4 cyl + AWD is win in my book. So far I have had to make extensive repairs. Engine has been replaced, brakes will need to be done, rear window wiper is gone, clunk in front end, list goes on and on. 230k on the clock so what can I expect ?

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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iamdoctorron writes:
1999 Subaru Legacy 4 Dr L AWD Wagon Review
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5

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Stone reliable, plenty of power, AWD works amazingly well, cheap to own, clever seats allow you to make a perfectly-flat BED in the rear, too many things to list really.

Cons

Fuel economy (23MPG), torque, ease of serviceability

iamdoctorron
35

The Perfect Family Car! — With the birth of my first child early this year I realized that my 2-door Civic SI just wasn't gonna cut it anymore. I found the Subaru by accident--paid $3k for a Legacy L Wagon with 155k on the clock. I am the second owner--the first was a mechanic with a successful shop in town and a pilot--the car was kept in an aircraft hangar its whole life and was driven when the owner flew in. So it has NO rust. The mechanic replaced the trans 12k miles ago and the t-belt/pulleys/water pump at 105k. It's my first Subaru and I am DARN impressed. TONS of little touches that make driving it fun. With this vehicle I can honestly say that I will own nothing but Subarus for LIFE...it's that good. If you find one at a really good price do NOT hesitate--have a mechanic look at it and BUY IT. That being said, once the summer is truly over (the Subie has great A/C) I will be using my Honda to get to work and back...the fuel economy of the Honda is FAR better. I'll let my wife have the Subie to cart my son around.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Drhw writes:
1999 Subaru Legacy Review
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4

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great allrounder does what ever i need it to do with ease

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poor mpg petrol 2.5l awd gx eastate

Drhw
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Great Big Estate Best Car I Have Had So Far — living in scotland with the scottish weather the way it is and the very poor road conditons, my subaru (big baby) i feel is the safest and most practical car to own.the poor mpg goes out the window when the winter hits and i can still get to work everyday,when outhers that rely on public transport have to take time of. overall car looks and drives great.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Rose writes:
1999 Subaru Legacy 4 Dr GT AWD Sedan Review
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5

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awd

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fear of torque

35

Smart Buy — Great allrounder and great for torque in traffic. performace, build quality, appearance is ace, cost is minimal, fun is the icing on the cake. If over 10 years old - 2.5 left hand head gasket always need to be replaced. Only thing wrong.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Josh writes:
1999 Subaru Legacy 4 Dr GT AWD Wagon Review
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it does wheelies

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transmissions

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She's A Sleeper. — Basically stock besides engine swap. Stock exterior and interior. Performance is pretty amazing. 266 awhp and 260 lb/tq. before turbo and fuel upgrade. Suspension is similar to that of a Cadillac, she floats. This will change in the near future.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Edward writes:
1999 Subaru Legacy 4 Dr Outback AWD Wagon Review
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4

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awd

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cant get aftermaket parts

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I Love It — cant beat the awd and it goes anywher like a truch and has a hoodscoop. its stock cuz that all can do except a wrx turbo motor and i feel lke if its not broke dont fix it so it is what it is

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Corey writes:
1999 Subaru Legacy 4 Dr Outback AWD Wagon Review
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5

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Utility

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None

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Perfect Car For Utilitarian/outdoor Lifestyle — Great car, love it in the winter, perfect for Utah and Moscow. Goes good on the freeway, lots of passing power with good mpg. Cheap to maintain, never breaks down. Fun to drive, gets me where I need to go.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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duggyfresh413 writes:
1999 Subaru Legacy 4 Dr L AWD Wagon Review
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4

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the car sounds nice

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lag when i realy step on it

duggyfresh413
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Nice Toy — my 1999 subaru legacy wagon has 137K on it and is running fine.i slaped a filter on it and ran a tube from it to where the fog light should be. i havent had n e major problems with it. its a 2.2. i raced a 2.2 impreza and spanked it 4 out of 5 times. bog launch. i am realy trying to put a 2.3 warner ishi turbo in that i have sittinbg around but dont know what i need to get for it

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

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2012 Subaru Legacy Reviews

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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

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2010 Subaru Legacy Reviews

Super Car By jntwest

Ride, fuel economy for AWD car. CVT transmission nice. Very roomy. Very reliable. Great in the snow, Doors shut like a Mercedes, very solid. 60/40 back seat very useful for packing, especially ski... Read More

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