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4-Door Sedan S
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan S 25 35 $15,724 $16,640
4-Door Sedan SE 25 35 $16,131 $17,270
4-Door Sedan SES 25 35 $17,587 $18,870
4-Door Sedan SEL 25 34 $18,315 $19,670
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4-Door Sedan H4 Manual 2.5i
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan H4 Manual 2.5i 19 27 $18,926 $19,995
4-Door Sedan H4 Automatic 2.5i 23 31 $19,844 $20,995
4-Door Sedan H4 Manual 2.5i Prem 19 27 $19,876 $20,995
4-Door Sedan H4 Manual 2.5i Prem AWP 19 27 $19,876 $20,995
4-Door Sedan H4 Manual 2.5i Prem AWP/Pwr Moon 19 27 $19,876 $20,995
4-Door Sedan H4 Automatic PZEV 2.5i 23 31 $20,153 $21,295
4-Door Sedan H4 Automatic 2.5i Prem 23 31 $20,794 $21,995
4-Door Sedan H4 Automatic 2.5i Prem AWP 23 31 $20,794 $21,995
4-Door Sedan H4 Automatic 2.5i Prem AWP/HK Audio 23 31 $20,794 $21,995
4-Door Sedan H4 Automatic 2.5i Prem AWP/HK/Pwr Moon 23 31 $20,794 $21,995
4-Door Sedan H4 Automatic 2.5i Prem AWP/Pwr Moon 23 31 $20,794 $21,995
4-Door Sedan H4 Automatic PZEV 2.5i Prem 23 31 $21,103 $22,295
4-Door Sedan H4 Automatic PZEV 2.5i Prem AWP 23 31 $21,103 $22,295
4-Door Sedan H4 Automatic PZEV 2.5i Prem AWP/HK Audio 23 31 $21,103 $22,295
4-Door Sedan H4 Automatic PZEV 2.5i Prem AWP/HK/Pwr Moon 23 31 $21,103 $22,295
4-Door Sedan H4 Automatic PZEV 2.5i Prem AWP/Pwr Moon 23 31 $21,103 $22,295
4-Door Sedan H6 Automatic 3.6R 18 25 $23,440 $24,995
4-Door Sedan H4 Automatic 2.5i Ltd 23 31 $23,791 $25,295
4-Door Sedan H4 Automatic 2.5i Ltd Pwr Moon 23 31 $23,791 $25,295
4-Door Sedan H4 Automatic 2.5i Ltd Pwr Moon/Navigation 23 31 $23,791 $25,295
4-Door Sedan H4 Automatic PZEV 2.5i Ltd 23 31 $24,100 $25,595
4-Door Sedan H4 Automatic PZEV 2.5i Ltd Pwr Moon 23 31 $24,100 $25,595
4-Door Sedan H4 Automatic PZEV 2.5i Ltd Pwr Moon/Navigation 23 31 $24,100 $25,595
4-Door Sedan H6 Automatic 3.6R Prem 18 25 $24,474 $25,995
4-Door Sedan H6 Automatic 3.6R Prem HK Audio/Pwr Moon 18 25 $24,474 $25,995
4-Door Sedan H6 Automatic 3.6R Prem Pwr Moon 18 25 $24,474 $25,995
4-Door Sedan H6 Automatic 3.6R Ltd 18 25 $26,546 $28,295
4-Door Sedan H6 Automatic 3.6R Ltd Pwr Moon 18 25 $26,546 $28,295
4-Door Sedan H6 Automatic 3.6R Ltd Pwr Moon/Navigation 18 25 $26,546 $28,295
4-Door Sedan H4 Manual 2.5GT Ltd 18 25 $29,259 $31,395
4-Door Sedan H4 Manual 2.5GT Ltd Navigation 18 25 $29,259 $31,395
Pricing
Invoice Price
$15,724
$18,926
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$16,640
$19,995
Monthly Payment Estimate
$277 / month
$333 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.2
8.4
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2011 Subaru Legacy is one of the best-handling mid-size sedans, and the only mainstream one to offer standard all-wheel drive.
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Fuel Economy
City
25 mpg 19 mpg
Highway
35 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
38.3 37.5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
53.6 56.1
Front Leg Room (in)
41.7 43.0
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Hip Room (in)
50.4 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in)
36.1 37.8
Front Head Room (in)
39.2 40.3
Second Hip Room (in)
50.9 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
53.4 56.3
Passenger Volume (ft³)
93.4 103.0
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - 5.9
Length, Overall (in)
175.0 186.4
Height, Overall (in)
58.6 59.3
Track Width, Rear (in)
58.1 61.8
Wheelbase (in)
102.9 108.3
Liftover Height (in)
29.1 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
67.8 71.7
Track Width, Front (in)
58.6 61.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
13.8 14.7
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- TBD - 11.3 x - TBD -
Brake Type
Pwr Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
- TBD - NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.8 x - TBD - 11.6 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Brake ABS System
4-wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
13.5 18.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
34.2 36.7
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD - 2.8
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - 38.7
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
15.8 - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Size
P195/60TR15 P205/60R16
Spare Tire Size
Compact NA
Front Tire Order Code
- TBD - NA
Spare Tire Order Code
- TBD - NA
Rear Tire Size
P195/60TR15 P205/60R16
Rear Tire Order Code
- TBD - NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
100 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
150 - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1000 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1000 - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2672 3270
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact NA
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x - TBD - 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x - TBD - 16 x 6.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - 6.9
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
110 110
Engine
Displacement
2.0L/121 2.5L/150
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
140 @ 6000 170 @ 5600
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas Flat 4
Fuel System
SMPI MPFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
136 @ 4250 170 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
99N NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
25 19
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
29 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
35 27
Transmission
Trans Type
5 6
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.77 0.83
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.72 3.64
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.14 1.95
Trans Order Code
- TBD - NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.56 4.11
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.03 0.97
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.70
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.67 3.45
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.45 1.30
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name
Ford Focus Subaru Legacy
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.83 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
SLA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front
Independent MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
MacPherson Strut NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - NA
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
7 - TBD -
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.5 8.5
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
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Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
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Overall Side Crash Rating
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Side Barrier Rating
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Side Barrier Rating Driver
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Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
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Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
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Combined Side Rating Front Seat
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Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
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Rollover Rating

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