2012 Subaru Legacy User Reviews

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    2012 Subaru Legacy Review
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    My Day Behind The Wheel — 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 fairly steep hill to go up to get home and I felt the car needed a "push" to get up the hill.

    Pros: Interior size was good for my family.

    Cons: It seemed like a "dog" to drive. I couldn't believe how much fuel it consumed. I was under the impression that Subaru made fuel efficient cars.

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    2012 Subaru Legacy 2.5i Review
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    True Legacy — 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 back.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: great gas mileage

    Cons: can't think of anything that sucks

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    2012 Subaru Legacy 2.5i Review
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    I Love It. — I am really happy with this car. I miss an SUV but don't want the payments or the gas prices. The legacy is perfect for one person. Plenty of trunk space and back seat space. When this lease is up, I will buy a new subaru.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: I fill this car up once a month. When it snows, this car is fantastic on the road.

    Cons: miss the height of an sub and a back wiper. Engine loud.

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    2012 Subaru Legacy 3.6R Limited Review
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    Very Nice Auto In Many Ways. Not A Hellcat Performance- Wise Like My 4th Gen 2.5gt — I think I said it all above. If you need to be the fastest one on the road, keep looking. If you want to balance luxury, bells & whistles with solid performance and all weather confidence, this should be on your short list. Refined, roomy, powerful and compliant. I'm only 600 miles into my experience with this 2012.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: Very upscale, great interior, great low torque, smooth & quiet,  loaded with options, great dash look, leather is supple, agressive faccia.

    Cons: Steering response and road feel on vanilla side. Slight body roll a bit lumbering in turns. Premium sound system not up to snuff for audiofiles.

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    2012 Subaru Legacy 2.5i Premium Review
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    Best Car For Your Money. Buy A Subaru - Join The Family — This is my first Subaru and the best overall car I have ever owned when it comes to simply getting you to your final destination. I can trust that I won't have any wild reliability issues and when I go to sell my Subaru I know I will get most of my money back.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: Reliability, Value, AWD

    Cons: Wish I went for the 3.6R engine and Harmon Kardon Stereo upgrade

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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 HondaAccordcpeEXL

    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

    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

    2010 Subaru Legacy Reviews

    Awd Is Great!! By jclark185

    I researched many vehicles and I bought what I wanted, Its been a great car and I would buy another one. I couldn't touch any other AWD vehicle for the price of my Subaru. Granted its no truck, and ... Read More

    Great All Around...we Shoukd Know...we Own Three! By peacheroo

    4 cylinder was good. 3.6 is FUN. Awd, fun in snow, rain, and dry conditions, but the best part is that they last. We've owned several and besides our Ford diesel, these are the only cars we buy. T... Read More

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