2006 Subaru Legacy User Reviews

2006 Subaru Legacy Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 22 reviews

  • Performance: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
  • Appearance: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
  • 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
"power" 8 reviews
"awd" 7 reviews
"ride" 7 reviews
"fuel economy" 6 reviews
"handling" 5 reviews
CONS
"fuel economy" 4 reviews
"interior" 3 reviews
"speed" 3 reviews
"gearbox" 2 reviews
"power" 2 reviews

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2006 Subaru Legacy 2.5i Review
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Comfortable to drive; 80% of mileage is highway miles; Excellent condition inside and out except for a minor scrape on left side at rear bumper; maintained by Subaru dealer; excellent handling in snow and on wet roads

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There is nothing bad to say about this Subaru.

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I Love My Subaru — The best thing about a Subaru is its handling on slippery roads. I never missed a day of work commuting over 50 miles one way in South Eastern Pennsylvania. The heated front seats made it especially nice in the winter and the sun roof made it wonderful in pleasant weather. The leather seats are very comfortable on long drives. This car was always garaged until moving to Florida.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Sleeper status

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Turbo isnt installed yet

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Awesome — Great car overall -very reliable; you can beat on it whenever you want and it will take it -awesome in the snow; will not get stuck -AWD is amazing; traction at all times -Mods available; from many vendors and great prices

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

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2006 Subaru Legacy 2.5 GT spec.B Review
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T hear the engine roar!

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none

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A Really Good Car — Engine, Reliability, and looks, All top A Grade! It's the Legacy with STi motor. A really enjoyable driving experience. If you are light on the gas, it will run 60 mpg, so it's easy for your wallet too! It's good also at snowy conditions because of the world's best AWD.

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

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2006 Subaru Legacy 2.5i Special Edition Wagon Review
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Averaging 29 miles to the gallong in a AWD Wagon

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The sun roof squeaks

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You Don't Get One — Getting fantastic mileage out of this car. The sun roof squeaks a little bit and I haven't taken the time to figure out how to quite it but even with the great fuel mileage it has more Get up and go than my 03 Baja. Nice Wagon for the family.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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2006 Subaru Legacy 2.5i Special Edition Wagon Review
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AWD, Performance, Build Quality, Fun, and it's a Subaru.

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None, other than only 4 speed auto-tranny.

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Great Car For Anyone. It's Safe, Quick And Fun. If It's For A Kid, I'd Get The Turbo. — Great car! Amazing build quality, technology, and cost for car. A little expensive, but worth it. Awesome safety features and boxer engine mounted low for a good COG. I only wish I had the turbo model...And as always, sweet AWD.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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2006 Subaru Legacy 2.5 GT Limited Review
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If you like anything to do with driving, you should drive a Subaru.... Period.

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Being that it is a turbo....... and I like to drive it as a turbo should be driven, it has a thirst for Premium fuel..... but only when driven hard.

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Like Every Other Subaru Owner You'll Talk To....... I Love My Car. — Alright, so it's not a Limited it's just a 2.5 GT. It must be a Canadian spec vehicle because GT Limited is the only option I could choose for 2006. What this means is that the car doesn't have leather or a sunroof. Nevertheless, what it does have is a detuned version of the WRX STi engine. It's a 2.5L DOHC Horizontally-Opposed turbocharged 4 cylinder rated at 250 HP and 250 LB-FT of torque. Power is put to the ground through a 5-speed manual and Subaru's full-time symmetrical all-wheel drive system. Simply put, this car goes like STINK. Styling is pretty subdued in the GT model though. Other than the hood scoop and 17" alloys shod with ZR rated rubber, it just looks like a regular Legacy. It's a simple, clean-cut sedan that doesn't have the "Hey look at me!" styling of the WRX. As for build quality, it's a Subaru. Panels fit evenly, doors close with a solid thud, tolerances are minimal and unforeseen mechanical problems are a rarity. Not to mention, safety ratings are top of it's class and the AWD system is quite simply one of the best on the market.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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2006 Subaru Legacy 2.5 GT Limited Review
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20 lbs boost

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thin metal doors get beat up easy

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Lgt 2006. Subaru — Nice car, fast, great accel. awesome brakes. Fun to do AWD burnouts. Awesome looks. Sunroof, leather. Put it in ecomony mode score 28 mpg. Put it in stage 2 get 320 HP at the wheels and 414 ft.lbs of torque. What's not to love ??

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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2006 Subaru Legacy 2.5i Special Edition Review
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Fast, awesome looking

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reaction time is really slow

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Overall A Very Fun , Safe And Beautiful Car — Acceleration is pretty good, braking is really good, handling is amazing The car rattles a little when turning... but that's normal Looks pretty kick ass Gets around 32 mpg when driving normal Really fun to drive (Fast, handling, braking) Came with some pretty sporty tires too.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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2006 Subaru Legacy 2.5 GT Limited Review
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Fast and handles well.

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Doesn't attract the police.

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Ultimate Sleeper. — Ultimate Sleeper. It looks just like a regular old sedan at first. Then you get the second look and it hints at a sporty nature. It looks as if it's just a simple family sedan. But, it can smoke all the kids driving Civics, 350z, G35, Accords, 240sx, 328i, etc.

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

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2006 Subaru Legacy 2.5 GT Limited Review
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Great performance and lots of luxuries. Also very safe and reliable.

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Interior build quality could be better. It attracts head on collisions by drunk drivers :-(

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Love The Car Wish I Still Had It! — Perfomance: Amazing 240hp AWD. Build Quality: Outside and Mechanically amazing, interior could be better. Appearance: Gotta love the hood scoop for the top mount intercooler, has a sleeper look no one excpects it to be as fast as it is. Cost of ownership: Just regular maintenance. Fun Factor: Very fun AWD Turbo is the best!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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2013 Subaru Legacy Reviews

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2012 Subaru Legacy Reviews

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2011 Subaru Legacy Reviews

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