1996 Subaru Legacy User Reviews

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    1996 Subaru Legacy 4 Dr Outback AWD WagonReview
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    '96 Subaru Outback — Performance - Almost unstoppable in the snow with winter tires on. Great ground clearance - better than most SUVs. AWD system up to most challenges, though not quite up to Audi Quattro standards. Quality - With 144K we're starting to see more frequent repairs - up to 100K was fairly trouble free. One repair under warranty - replaced the transfer case. Appearance - Just starting to see rust LR wheel well. Fun - This car is practical and functional - I won't describe it as fun.

    Pros: AWD, Ground Clearance, and Interior Space

    Cons: Access to Spark Plugs #3 & 4

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    1996 Subaru Legacy 4 Dr Outback AWD WagonReview
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    Solid Build — Very solid...Runs and rides great. Imma hoping to upgrade the speakers. Stock ones work and are decent but to compliment my new stereo I need something that has some low end. Nice car to drive. Not the best acceleration, but it can turn on a dime. Just get some speed up and follow the apex of the curve. BTW I get great fuel mileage considering the fact that it is 12 years old.

    Pros: Does what you ask it to do

    Cons: Didnt come supercharged :(

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    1996 Subaru Legacy 4 Dr GT AWD WagonReview
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    Not The Fastest But Still Has A Bit Of Power — i like this car even though its not the fastest. my vr was faster. it still has good power & look pretty good in my opinion. i also love that subie sound. the bad thing is its a bit laggy & the twin turbo setup isnt the greatest

    Pros: better than a non turbo
    has that awesome subie sound
    looks nice
    quite handy having a wagon

    Cons: gas guzzler
    a bit laggy

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    1996 Subaru Legacy 4 Dr L AWD SedanReview
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    It Was A Good Car In It's Day. — I've spent about as much as I paid for it in repairs. That's what you get when you can only afford a 10year old car.

    Pros: Kicks snow's ass!

    Cons: Everything is getting old and it's all expensive to fix.

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    1996 Subaru Legacy 4 Dr GT AWD WagonReview
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    Perfect Surfing Skiing Mobile With Some Getup & Go — This car did everything that was asked of it. Only drawbacks were running expenses.

    Pros: 4wd, fast (twin turbo), space for all

    Cons: Thirsty machine, on the shopping list for theives!

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    1996 Subaru Legacy 4 Dr GT AWD SedanReview
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    Quick, Drives Like Its On Rails, Awd Is The Best — Stock it isnt that quick but it goes once you build it, no need to lower it unless you really want to stick to the pavement

    Pros: Its a subie

    Cons: Isnt that quick stock but put some $ into it and your good

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    Well Spent £25 — 2nd farm car, bought from a nieghbour... the combination of a 1.8l Subaru Boxxer engine and the virtual non-existance of exhaust pipe meant the making of a monster that could go anywhere and be heard from across the valleys. It's life was ended thanks to a gate post and me attempting a 4WD-powerslide around a corner

    Pros: beastlyness, 4WD

    Cons: Flat tyres, buckled bonnet, punctured radiator

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    1996 Subaru Legacy 4 Dr L SedanReview
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    Very Nice Car. A Little Bit Boring Though... — It is still my car. Its a 1996 GL (mine is white). Its a family car. Its a nice car. It is what it is.

    Pros: Very reliable, nice to drive, confortable

    Cons: Its just that i'm a little bit bored...

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    1996 Subaru Legacy 4 Dr Brighton AWD WagonReview
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    Great Car — Sturdy, reliable workhorse car, with the occasional attitude of a fussy diva.

    Owner for 10 years, 0 months

    Miles Driven per Year:10,000

    Pros: Drives like a dream.  

    Cons: Leaks oil!

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    1996 Subaru Legacy 4 Dr Outback AWD WagonReview
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    Tough And Roomy — Like this car for its go power and traction in Virginia winters of ice and snow. Can climb a hill like a 4 x 4 truck! Gets great gas mileage on Highway and long trips and good around town too. Great for fishing and camping as its roomy and has the luggage rack on top- I have slept in it on a rainy camping weekend and it was comfortable.

    Primary Use: Family transportation

    Pros: AWD

    Cons: Price/availability of parts

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    Reviews From Other Years

    2015 Subaru Legacy Reviews

    So Far This Car Is A Pleasure To Drive. By Royce123

    I just bought the car in march of 2015, so the driving experience is still a work in progress. There is a lot of electronics on board, so I'm still learning. I feel very much in control and safe while... Read More

    Extreme Disappointment - Atrocious Quality; First Time Subaru Buyer By 2016Rex

    Purchased Brand new 2015 Legacy 3.6R - Dec 2014. Major Safety and Quality Issues - Awful. Whomever is in charge of Quality at Subaru should be fired. 1. Burning smell from engine & snow water ente... Read More

    2014 Subaru Legacy Reviews

    Best Car For The Money That You Can Buy By Jerseyboy_222

    How can you go wrong with an all wheel drive car that is always at the top of the charts when it comes to safety and reliability for under $24,000? Do you get all of the technological bells and whist... Read More

    Comfortable Ride W/ Great Gas Milage + Awd By MattSuppa

    When I started researching fuel-efficient all wheel drive vehicles, the Subaru Legacy was at the top of the list. I live in the Northeast, and drive about 40 miles each way (mostly highway) to and fro... Read More

    2013 Subaru Legacy Reviews

    Everyone Needs To Own A Legacy! By Christopher

    Since I live in the northeast, I wanted to get a vehicle reliable in the winter. I previously owned a Jeep Grand Cherokee, which I absolutely loved, but must say the Legacy is BETTER for winter drivin... Read More

    Subaru 2.5 6 Speed Is A Good Car By Sam

    i'm nineteen years old and got the car brand new. its my first stick and its hold up really good. i like the appearance but definitely want to do some little tweaks, the six speed is great, seats are... Read More

    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

    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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