1997 Subaru Legacy Top Comparisons

Users ranked 1997 Subaru Legacy against other cars which they drove/owned. Each ranking was based on 9 categories. Here is the summary of top rankings.

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Displaying 11 - 20 of 1997 Subaru Legacy 20 reviews.

1997 Subaru Legacy 4 Dr LSi AWD WagonReview
Pat writes:
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It's A Good Car — Pretty good handling especially in muddy roads and snowy days... it is AWD, much bigger car than my PT Cruiser (I owned them at the same time between 2000 to 2003), it has a 2.5 NA engine, but amazingly, it took less gas than the PT... wired!!! Japanese engineering... I guess?!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: AWD & Space

Cons: None

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1997 Subaru Legacy 4 Dr GT AWD SedanReview
Rafael writes:
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Great Car For The Price. Relieable And Somewhat Fun To Drive — acceleration is decent for a stock 4cyl. braking is nice due to disc all the way around. handling is great due to the awd lol. let quality is good i have put 30000+ miles in less the 10months and all it ask for is a tune up and tires lol. styling is nice its a sport sedan has sunroof spoiler leather power acc. all the basics. its a 4cyl so gas is more than reasonable. maintence is basic tune ups and normal parts that wear over time. price is reasonable i got my for the low low so i was extremely happy with my purchase lol. fun factor is medium its fun to take it for a spin thru traffic or dwn a mountain pass. does a good job of geting me around and the occaisional roadtrip...lol only dwn side is engine compartment tight and require more time to basic tune ups

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: fun sedan to use for work or road trip with friends

Cons: tune ups take longer than ur average inline 4cyl and labor cost more if u take it to a shop

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1997 Subaru Legacy 4 Dr Outback AWD WagonReview
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I Can Beat A Honda On The Road And A Jeep On The Trails, Enough Said. — I can beat a honda on the road and a jeep on the trails, enough said. over 300,000 miles of mud, racing , hauling, beer runs, it did it all with ease. only one clutch replacement, as well as suspension and wheel bearings in all the time I owned it, and I OWNED it to the fullest. only subaru for me for ever and only the BD chassis.

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: it does everything and lasts forever. what more do you want from a car.

Cons: nothing I can think of

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1997 Subaru Legacy 4 Dr GT AWD SedanReview
Hiroaki writes:
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Get It If You Have The Money — very nice car, great space in the back for daily stuff yet puts up great power with the twin turbo flat four. the all wheel drive system makes it good for handling and keeps it on its toes. over all a great car!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: rally built

Cons: sometimes can be very uncomfortable

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1997 Subaru Legacy 4 Dr GT AWD SedanReview
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Sweet — this car is quick car it corners good has a neat style about it and is so much fun to drive on the high way you can do high speeds without trying trying very hard you could get in trouble with it but it would totally be worth it. there are faster cars out there for sure but not many that are built as good or better than Subaru's

Pros: its 13 years old but still t=runs strong

Cons: we had to put to motors in it...it needs a turbo

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1997 Subaru Legacy 4 Dr L AWD SedanReview
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This Is The Most Budget Conscious Boring Car. — The performance is horrible, The car is smooth and quiet with tons of miles on it. It just runs you cant go wrong with this car unless your looking for something fun and inspiring. Cheap to fix to is always a plus when you in college.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Reliability, AWD

Cons: Performance

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1997 Subaru Legacy 4 Dr Outback AWD WagonReview
Dustin writes:
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If You Want To Save Money And Drive In The Snow Look No Further. — Great for what it costs. Hold its value. Heated seats. When I first bought it it had engine problems. Fixed a gasket and put a new axle in. If its blowing hot air inside the car its a gasket problem apparently.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Its awesome in the snow

Cons: There are better AWD vehicles out there

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1997 Subaru Legacy 4 Dr GT AWD SedanReview
Sean writes:
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Awesome! — great car, quick acceleration. dosent break, good track reccord. could rev up faster, just need light flywheel, and light crank pullie. AWD is awesome for winter fun!!! love the car and dont plan on sellling it for a long time!

Pros: AWD

Cons: minor rust

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1997 Subaru Legacy 4 Dr GT AWD SedanReview
Dennis writes:
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Great Car — great car, moderate power, great handeling and the car grips really well great car for vermont weather, it hasnt needed anything to expensive and it is easy to work on. good gas mileage, no where near as good as the 2wd package but its all about the awd,

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

Pros: great looking car

Cons: avoid the 2.5 motor and if it starts to over heat get it checked out immediatly

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1997 Subaru Legacy 4 Dr Outback Limited AWD WagonReview
Kerrie Leigh writes:
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My Scoobaru — I love the fact that it has already been wrecked. and ive helped it out a little with that also. ive upgraded her with leather heated seats, stereo, navigation, tinted windows, and fog light upgrades. This car is awesome to drive. it corners like its on rails, and the get up and go power is amazing, i can get on the highway up to 80 from the start of the on ramp to the end of the on ramp in about 20 seconds. which is good considering the turns and merging. I can take this baby off road whenever. doesnt matter if there is 3 feet of snow or 4 feet of water and mud. she climbs rocks like no problem and goes over trees just fine. dirt roads are a must for this girl. she can get sidways and with the awd factor i have no problem going down the dort road at an angle. thats the front tires and the back tires coming at you at once.

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

Pros: The whole car is awesome! towing power and off roading together, along with awd and gas mileage

Cons: nothing

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