2004 Subaru Legacy User Reviews

2004 Subaru Legacy Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 10 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:4.5 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
  • 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" 4 reviews
"power" 4 reviews
"maintenance" 2 reviews
"reliable car" 2 reviews
"value" 2 reviews
CONS
"expensive car" 3 reviews

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Kristen writes:
2004 Subaru Legacy 2.5 GT Review
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Acceleration....<3

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interior isn't the best.

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I'm Glad It Is My First Car. — Interior isn't meant for harsh usage. Plastic pieces fall off inside. Nice subwoofer under the drivers seat tho. loll. Out dated radio. Needs an auxiliary plug. Breaks squeal a lot, needs to be sanded. A good first car. Dad bought it because it is tc. Manual because it was for my mom. Goes through about a tank a week. An excellent first car to have, it's been through more than enough.....bumper ripped off, up curbs, into cement parking structures, into other cars, it's been through a lot.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Jason_White1980 writes:
2004 Subaru Legacy 2.5 GT Wagon Review
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4

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Plenty of cabin space and the car still drives like new 10 years later. I feel like this car has gone the distance and with the proper maintenance and up keep, I'll most likely see another 5 - 10 years out of this car.

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The initial price was shocking but after paying it off, it was a great investment.

Jason_White1980
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Great Car, If You Have The Money To Spend On It — I wouldn't trade my car for anything new off the line from Subaru these days. Not that the newer cars are worse, but I am completely satisfied with the car I bought over 10 years ago. Cheers to another 5 - 10 years. Maybe the next one will be the XV Crosstrek.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Matt writes:
2004 Subaru Legacy L Review
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its a subie!!!

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not sure yet

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Not Sure Yet — i can say the only bad thing about this car so far is for me it a hefty car and it would be a lot better if i had the 6cyl model. i would like more power. the resale value is great.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Jesus writes:
2004 Subaru Legacy 2.5 GT Review
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5

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Love this car. I looked for it for a long time and am so thankful i found it.

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I hate how very few people make performance parts for this particular year.

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Ever Lasting Love... Is In A Subaru. — I primarily use it to get to work and go around..its very comfortable and spacious but whenever I get a chance i take it for a real drive and it always leaves me with a smile. :) Snow driving is out of this world fun!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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MrEvolution writes:
2004 Subaru Legacy L 35th Anniversary Edition Wagon Review
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5

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Great handling after installation of Bilstein shocks

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Front O2 sensor cost me $250

MrEvolution
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Love My Subaru Legacy Wagon — Excellent car for every person, especially the power with manual transmission. I installed the McCintosh radio system the Outback VDC 3.0R and it is a direct fit and sounds great. Super easy to do maintenance for all fluid changes. Tune ups are a breeze and lots of online forums, youtube videos to help with any know issues. Made in the USA

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Albert writes:
2004 Subaru Legacy L Wagon Review
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4

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High speed cruising

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Lousy paint job - even original

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Subaru Legacy Bh5 My04 — 0-100 8s; 100-140 4s; 140-180 2.5s (Km/h). Nothing beats the AWD in corners. With Twin Scroll Turbo churning 285 bhp from a 2 liter boxer. Fitted standard with 18" wheels. A real Fun & reliable car to own... beaten A4, Porche 911 & SLK300 in 100M sprint

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

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Sala writes:
2004 Subaru Legacy L Review
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4wd, economic, nice looking

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small for a family

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A Nice One! — i didn't even think to buy this car, but i did it because it is Subaru! i love subaru's! they are nice & strong! good for being calm when your wife drives it in winter time on the snowy roads we have... :)

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Shaggyman writes:
2004 Subaru Legacy L Wagon Review
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Excellent value, practicality and performance in snow

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if you need to look macho

Shaggyman
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I'd Do It Again — Love this car. My third. Great car for my family and dog. It's not a car for performance hounds. It's got a 4 cyl engine - but passes fine everywhere except hills. It rarely needs repairs - this is my third and I think I've been in about half a dozen times on all three - for a total of almost 300,000 so far.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Diane writes:
2004 Subaru Legacy L 35th Anniversary Edition Wagon Review
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AWD, decent performance, decent mileage, good reliability, horizontally opposed engine, cute.

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Tires cost a FORTUNE!

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Good Family Car — Reliable, safe, AWD and inexpensive. I can also cram an amazing amount in the cargo bay!

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Michael writes:
2004 Subaru Legacy L Review
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Very competent car, great for winter

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Real gas guzzler

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Confidence Building Car — AWD a I4 engine are a wonderful combination. This car we got new in the family, it is a wonderful winter car and inspires confidence. It's engine sounds vastly different then any other due to the way it is build horizontally. The car had a fantastic suspensing which goes over bumps more comfortably then any other I have ever experienced. Only real drawback is gas millage, very low due to the always engaged awd.

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Reviews From Other Years

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

Its One Bests Awd I Ever Driven By Raveen

Cars peformance is excellent, thou it needed some bodywork its looking hot now, it has done some good mileage, with very less maintenance. I got my car with all leather finish so ya. this car will tak... 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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