2005 Subaru Legacy User Reviews

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    2005 Subaru Legacy 2.5 GT Limited Review
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    35

    Review Of The Subaru Legacy 2.5 Gt Limited — the performance of the Subaru Legacy 2.5 GT is suprisingly good. With 250 horsepower and a sporty but not punishing suspension it is entirely capable of keeping up with the more popular WRX. Build quality is very good, I haven't had any squeaks or rattles in two plus years of ownership. The fuel milege is ok, I average about 22-23 MPG. This is a suprisingly good car for the money.

    Pros: plenty of power, smooth ride, excellent build qualitly, and lots of extras

    Cons: a little thirsty for a 4 cylinder engine

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    2005 Subaru Legacy 2.5 GT Wagon Review
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    Legacy Wagon — Stock the car is an ok daily driver, slightly modded it is a fun daily driver. Next step is a bigger turbo, injectors and fuel pump. Great to have sleeper status, the car is definitely under the radar! Right now I'm running 268 awhp and 327 all wheel torque. Stock pull was about 200awhp and 200torque. Mods: Cobb DP w/ HFC Crucial UP Cusco Rear sway bar Ion Springs Avo v2 TMIC Avo BOV (50/50 and quiet) Tuned by Camtuning.com @ an altitude of 5000ft

    Pros: Great fun on the drive to school or work. I love the turbo and awd.  Cargo space from the wagon has saved me many times.

    Cons: Cant think of any...

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    2005 Subaru Legacy 2.5 GT Review
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    2005 Subaru Legacy Gt — Great acceleration after turbo spools up, great quality, no rattles, squeaks etc. the handling is pretty good - the factory Bridgestone tires are CRAP. Mileage it ok when you drive it easy - 10L/100km in the city, 8.5 to 9.0L on the highway. the premium fuel only sucks, but it's not mad.

    Pros: everything other than the negatives

    Cons: Premium fuel only car and no folding rear seat.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful.
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    2005 Subaru Legacy 2.5i Review
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    The Subaru Review — It's a powerful machine all packed into an attractive package. I enjoy this car the most of all my vehicles. It performs under any weather condition, yet still manages to get decent gas mileage. It has tight handling and superior suspension. The only thing I frown upon is the cost of repairing a foreign car, but fortunately that doesn't happen too often.

    Pros: Performance, color, appearance, interior design

    Cons: Cost of repairs

    4 of 5 people found this review helpful.
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    2005 Subaru Legacy 2.5 GT Review
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    Legacy 2.5 Gt — Reliable. Well built. Great performance but suspension is a little soft. Maintenance is about as cheap as it gets for this class of car. Pretty good on gas despite the fact I beat the snot out of it every day. Definitely a great car... comfortable for any trip, but with enough oomph for a fun blast through the country.

    Pros: Price, performance, reliability, cost of ownership.

    Cons: Suspension is a bit soft.

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    2005 Subaru Legacy 2.5 GT Review
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    My Suby — The TRD suspension setup on my xB is better than this LGT. The cloth interior is pretty crappy, I would rather have the xB's cloth interior. The power on this suby is GOD LIKE! The 5-speed manual shifter is a PITA! Brakes can use some work. Sound system stinks as well. Overall, this white pearl all wheel drive turbo 250hp nails you to the seat when you take off but I don't have the confidence when it comes to taking the turns on this car. Without some major suspension work and aftermarket sound system, plus some nice new more luxurious interior upholstery, I think it would be GOD LIKE all in all!

    Pros: LOTS of POWER and LOOKS HOT

    Cons: SUSPENSION, RADIO, and the INTERIOR UPHOLSTERY STINKS!

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    2005 Subaru Legacy 2.5 GT Limited Review
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    Family Sedan Race Car — This is a great family sedan that can blow the doors off of most things on the road. It's highly upgradable if you want some more handling or power. Reliability has been excellent as well, even after harder than normal driving. With the all wheel drive, winter driving goes from a chore to a joy!

    Pros: Great handling and power

    Cons: Can be quirky electrically

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    2005 Subaru Legacy 2.5 GT Limited Review
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    One Of The Best — Well this car was everything it should be it really served its purpose i enjoy the speed it gives me with my adrenaline rush and the maneuverability is awesome i must say this car was a good buy and i had no problem with gas its a good buy is all.

    Pros: nice drive

    Cons: i have none

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    2005 Subaru Legacy 2.5 GT Limited Review
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    Basic Legacy Gt — Love the speed, wish the buildin quality of the interior was better. Also wish it had telescope wheel and that the radio could be swapped out a bit more easily. Lots of fun to drive and it sneaks up on people - a bit of a sleeper.

    Pros: Speed, comfort and looks

    Cons: Fuel economy, interior build, factory sound system

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    2005 Subaru Legacy 2.5 GT Review
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    All Wheel Drive 250 Hp With 22 Mpg And 4 Doors.. — The 2005 legacy GT is a beautiful, fast mid size sport sedan that will blow your mind when you drive it. Same engine as the WRX, boxter 2.5 liter 4 cylinder with turbo and all wheel drive.

    Pros: Speed, handling, torque, all wheell drive

    Cons: its not as refined as an audi, but it cost about 15K less

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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 ckear001

    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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