Sedan: 2014 Subaru Legacy

Capable all-weather sedan with sturdy flat-six power or efficient four-cylinder; available camera-based Eyesight driver assistance

Equipped with Subaru’s excellent all-wheel-drive system standard, the Legacy sedan makes a great tourer no matter what the weather – the base 2.5-litre four-cylinder Boxer engine gets good fuel economy with its CVT transmission, or you van move up to the smooth and very torquey 3.6L flat-six with excellent passing power. Navigation and other amenities are available on both powertrains, as is the optional EyeSight system. This last is a stereoscopic camera set up that can help keep eyes on the road when a driver gets distracted, letting you know if you’re wandering out of your lane or even stopping or slowing the car if there’s an unexpected obstacle in the road.

The Specs

Type Four-door sedan
Layout Front-engine, all-wheel-drive
Base engine (hp) 2.5L flat-four (173 hp)
Optional engine(s) (hp) 3.6L flat-six (256 hp)
Transmission(s) 6-speed manual, 5-speed automatic, CVT
Fuel economy (L/100km, city/highway) 8.4/6.0 (four-cylinder CVT)
Basic warranty 36 months/60,000 km

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