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2011 Subaru Legacy

2011 Nissan Altima

  2011 Subaru Legacy 4-door Sedan H4 Auto 2.5i Prem Angular Front Exterior View 2011 Nissan Altima 4-door Sedan I4 eCVT Hybrid Angular Front Exterior View
MSRP
$19,995
$20,270
Invoice $18,926 $19,431
MPG
City/Highway
18/31 18/33
Rating
8.4
/ 10
TCC Rating
7.6
/ 10
TCC Rating
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. Read Full Review The 2011 Nissan Altima isn't quite as roomy as some mid-size rivals, but it's one of the sportiest-driving choices. Read Full Review
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Likes:

  • Precise steering and nimble handling
  • Quiet cabin and refined feel
  • All-weather ability, no matter which engine
  • Acceleration in 2.5GT and 3.6R
  • Roomy backseat

Dislikes:

  • Bluetooth interface not available in base 2.5i
  • CVT aside, unimpressive fuel economy
  • Materials in 3.6R

Likes:

  • Fuel efficiency (Hybrid or four-cylinder)
  • Responsive handling
  • Simple but comfortable interior
  • Strong acceleration from V-6

Dislikes:

  • Tight backseat
  • Mandatory keyless ignition
  • Hybrid powertrain uneasy in highway cruising
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