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2013 Subaru Legacy

2013 Nissan Altima

  2013 Subaru Legacy 2013 Nissan Altima 3.5SL
Invoice $19,201 $20,356
18/32 22/38
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Bottom Line The 2013 Subaru Legacy retains its unique position as an affordable, fun-to-drive mid-size sedan with standard all-wheel drive--and adds some standout safety technology. Read Full Review Briskly updated in the right ways, the 2013 Nissan Altima sedan promises good looks and great gas mileage for those who don't mind a CVT. Read Full Review
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  • Responsive handling
  • Standard all-wheel drive
  • Roomy interior, capacious trunk
  • Higher gas mileage this year


  • Bland styling with exaggerated detail
  • 2.5i models aren't swift
  • High-end models fall short on features


  • Styling's evolved in an Infiniti direction
  • Infotainment systems are better
  • More safety technology than ever
  • Gas mileage hits a 38-mpg high
  • Very quiet, controlled ride


  • Cockpit is styled conservatively
  • Only CVT transmissions
  • Two-door's a carryover model
  • Softer, plusher handling than before
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