Car Reviews: 2009 Subaru Legacy

Car Reviews: 2009 Subaru LegacyWhile the Subaru car line does not include dozens of different models, the automobiles they make they make well, and the 2009 Subaru Legacy is a fine example of the company’s dedication to quality. With many of the same mechanical design features as the 2009 Subaru Outback, the 2009 Subaru Legacy offers them is a sporty package, made for fun. At a starting manufacturers suggested retail price of only $20,795, the 2009 Subaru Legacy is well-equipped for the cost. With wonderful gas mileage of 20 miles per gallon in the city and 26 miles per gallon on the highway, the 2009 Subaru Legacy will not hurt your wallet at the pump.

In the area of safety the 2009 Subaru Legacy has all that is necessary for safe operation and protection in the worst case. Driver and passenger front airbags and an excellent seat belt design make the 2009 Subaru Legacy a star. A ring shaped reinforcement frame body construction and daytime running lights are stranger to most cars in this class, but the 2009 Subaru Legacy has them both.

On the exterior, the 2009 Subaru Legacy just plain looks like a blast to drive. It’s not everyday you can say that about a 4 door sedan, but the sleek and sporty look can’t be escaped easily. With aerodynamic side ground effects and dual chrome exhaust outlets the 2009 Subaru Legacy rocks. The body color door handles and side mirrors on the 2009 Subaru Legacy make the total view of the car blend together seamlessly.

The performance package on the 2009 Subaru Legacy is a good fit, and drivers will be satisfied with the power and handling. A 2.5 Liter SOHC 16 valve, 4 cylinder engine put out 170 Horsepower, and the Subaru Legacy has a standard 5 speed manual transmission. Good handling and stopping power are enabled by power assisted rack-and-pinion steering and a 4 wheel disc anti-lock braking system with electronic brake-force distribution. Front and rear stabilizer bars, independent strut front suspension and rear multi-link suspension give the 2009 Subaru Legacy a smooth and gentle ride.

The 2009 Subaru Legacy has all of the comfort features a driver would need, and a few more for good measure. An adjustable driver’s seat, air conditioning and power windows and door locks are within the driver’s reach. An integrated fob with lock, unlock, and panic functions, titanium metallic trim on the doors and console, sun visors with illuminated vanity mirrors, and a digital trip computer make the interior complete.

The 2009 Subaru Legacy is a wonderful car, and a test drive is highly recommended.