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2010 Subaru Legacy Pros and Cons at TrueDelta: Owner Pros and Cons by jalevy15



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Reviewed: 2010 Subaru Legacy

4dr Sedan turbocharged 265hp 2.5L H4 6-speed manual AWD

Why the 2010 Subaru Legacy?

Past personal experience

This is my second Legacy - the 2005 I previously owned was a wonderful vehicle but I typically only keep cars for 2-3 years. I like my dealer and the service, when necessary was very good.

Powertrain performance

The turbo power train is excellent - smooth and fun to drive. Sub 6 sec 0-60 for a 30K car is great and the safety/stability of AWD is excellent.

Price or payments

The price for quality and performance is unbeatable compared to anything else on the market in my opinion. I got a good lease deal and the residual is strong as well.

Safety & braking

The 2010 has much better stock brakes than the 2005. It is much more reliable and fade free. The traction control, hill assist and complement of airbags are also better than the previous model.

Why Not the 2010 Subaru Legacy?

Exterior styling

The look is not great and the stance is off - too high of a ride height over the 18" tire/wheel combination. The body is similar to too many other cars while the old one was much more unique - in a good way.

Discounts & incentives

I feel like I got a good price, but with the market where it was, Subaru was one of the only manufacturers that was still really selling so incentives were weak compared to other companies.

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