1999 Subaru Legacy User Reviews

1999 Subaru Legacy Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 21 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: 4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars 4.6 / 5

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PROS
"ride" 9 reviews
"power" 7 reviews
"awd" 6 reviews
"fuel economy" 6 reviews
"big space" 2 reviews
CONS
"fuel economy" 4 reviews
"power" 3 reviews
"transmission" 2 reviews
"turbo" 2 reviews

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theelements23 writes:
1999 Subaru Legacy 4 Dr GT Limited 30th Anniversary AWD Sedan Review
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5

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Got 30 mpg once

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226,000 miles

theelements23
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1999 Legacy 2.5 Gt. — There was nothing to dislike only high miles. Drove from PortlandOregon to Roseburg oregon on 6 gallons and she had 225,000 miles. I added seafoam and Chevron super. That's 30mpg. I wish now I would not have trader her in. Now I am getting into a Year newer Outback limited.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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

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

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fear of torque

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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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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.

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

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

iamdoctorron
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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.

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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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Melina writes:
1999 Subaru Legacy 4 Dr Limited 30th Anniversary AWD Sedan Review
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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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David writes:
1999 Subaru Legacy 4 Dr GT AWD Wagon Review
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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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1990 Subaru Legacy Reviews

Loved This Car, Has So Many Features That Were New Back In The Day And Even Now. By broisum

I liked the quirkiness of everything. The layout of the instrument cluster, the air suspension and height control, drive train, so many things on these cars were typical of Subaru, Well built an easy ... Read More

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1991 Subaru Legacy Reviews

Legacy Turbo First Generation By stephaniemay862

This car is everything you would want for a weekend car and are super reliable and cheap to fix! The acceleration is super quick with 186 pounds of torque. Also the suspension handles great around tur... Read More

Greatest Car To Traverse In The Snow By MrEvolution

Can keep you from getting stuck in the snow, with the air bag suspension on high position. Air bags are expensive to replace and did it once since owning it. Lasted 8 years and now its pooping out a... Read More

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1992 Subaru Legacy Reviews

He's Just Great. By Nicole

well the only thing appearance wise that looks bad, is the hood needs a paint job. It has sun damage. And there is either a valve tap or an injector knock in the engine. We need to change the oil in h... Read More

It Kicks Side Ways Pretty Fast With A Clutch Kick By superxmendez

it has some good performance. the build of the car is pretty impressive. the interior is mint, but i dont like the out side of the vehicle. the cost for this car is expensive.. the parts are out radge... Read More

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1993 Subaru Legacy Reviews

Reliable Son Of !@#* By Nightinstink

I love this car, its my first car, and i can say for certain that i am only getting subaru's from here on out. if you are looking for an affordable dependable car, get a used subaru legacy, you wont r... Read More

Dependable Vehicle By Diannel

It is a great little car for the price. Live in a very rural area of West Virginia and it gets me through all kinds of weather through rough terrain. I have almost 200,000 on it. I love it, what else ... Read More

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1994 Subaru Legacy Reviews

Of Of The Best Daily Cars By Steve

Good car, with awd no problem in any road situation or any weather. Performance is ok for a na car but definity could use a bit more like turbo trim. build quality is great. not too good on gas and h... Read More

Ugh By Brent

It was a "first" car kind of situation. My cousin didn't take care of it and I payed for it, literally Performance- acceleration (I had old people passing me) braking- (eh) handling- (who can forget ... Read More

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