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2013 Subaru Legacy: Walkaround Video
2013 Subaru Legacy: Walkaround Video

Subaru used this month’s 2012 New York Auto Show to introduce its revamped Legacy sedan, which has been spruced up for the 2013 model year with some minor visual changes and a new and improved boxer four-cylinder engine in the base 2.5i model. The visual changes are barely worth a mention and...Read More»

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2013 Subaru Outback, Legacy Offer “Affordable” EyeSight High-Tech Safety

Once only found on luxury models from the likes of Mercedes-Benz and Volvo, advanced active safety technology is quickly finding its way into more mainstream vehicles. The latest automaker to delve into this arena is Subaru, which will debut its own EyeSight driver assistance system on the mid-size...Read More»

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EcoBoost Transit, New Audi A3, Bentley SUV: Today's Car News

Today at High Gear Media, Subaru launches new interactive brochures while Ford releases powertrain details for the upcoming Transit. We cover the 2012 Geneva Motor Show, from the new Bentley SUV to the convertible Range Rover Evoque Concept, and everything in between. All this and more in today's...Read More»

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2011 Subaru Legacy, Outback: Recall Alert

In its second recall this week on Legacy and Outback, Subaru is now recalling certain 2011 model year Legacy and Outback vehicles over concerns about a moonroof flaw. A notice on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) site lists the number of potential affected units at 69,590...Read More»

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2010-2011 Subaru Legacy, Outback: Recall Alert

Subaru is recalling certain 2010-2011 Legacy and Outback models over concerns of overheating in the windshield wiper motor assembly bottom cover. A notice from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) lists the number of potential affected units at 195,000. Affected vehicles were...Read More»

2011 Subaru Legacy
Subaru Legacy Is All About the Details, And Love: Video

My barber, a genuine Italian gentleman, who also speaks English, French, Arabic, and Yiddish with a lovely Italian accent, and who deeply cherishes almost all things Italian, drives a Subaru Legacy. This is a man who cares about every hair on my head and makes sure with exacting scissors and deftly...Read More»

Promo shot for the '2011 Mediocrity', part of a viral Subaru campaign
Subaru Talks About 'Mediocrity'

Last week, we told you about the 2011 Mediocrity -- a bogus new car at the center of a mysterious stealth marketing campaign. We'd seen some spy shots of the vehicle, then we stumbled across the 2011 Mediocrity Twitter page, which led us to the Mediocrity website. Which was pretty much where the...Read More»

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Electronic Parking Brakes: What's The Point?

Take a new luxury car out on the test drive and you'll probably notice one important difference as you're parking: The expected pedal or handbrake lever has been replaced by a single button or switch. So what's the point? Actually it makes sense on many counts. These new electronic parking brake...Read More»

2010 Subaru Legacy
Recall Alert: Subaru Recalls Nearly 74,000 Vehicles

Subaru has announced a recall of 73,698 2010 Outback and Legacy models due to a potential problem with the steering column. Wiring located in the steering column electrical roll connector could develop stress cracks and break, potentially causing certain electrical components to be unable to...Read More»

2010 Subaru Outback
Subaru Recalls 2010 Outback And Legacy

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has announced a recall of the 2010 Subaru Outback and the 2010 Subaru Legacy. The NHTSA website has minimal details at the moment, stating only that the recall centers on the steering system and connectors, however, a nearly identical recall was...Read More»

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Help! Doug: If Consumer Reports Says A Car Has Major Flaw, Should I Avoid It Completely?

Question: The 2010 Consumer Reports' April "Annual Auto Issue" gives the 2004 Subaru Legacy's four-cylinder engines the worst possible rating. If I can't afford a 2005 (with the best rating), does the negative stuff in CR mean I should steer clear of all '04 Legacys? Doug Ehrlich: Sometimes life...Read More»

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Help! Doug: Why The Discrepancy Of Subaru Engine Ratings By Consumer Reports?

Question: The April 2010 Consumer Reports' "Annual Auto Issue" gives the 2004 Subaru Legacy's four-cylinder engines the worst possible rating. I read this, but still had a mechanic look a 2004 Subaru Legacy over I might have purchased, except the mechanic told me: "It's got Subaru's classic head...Read More»

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Recall Alert: 2010 Subaru Legacy and Outback

Subaru has recalled 2010 Subaru Outback and Legacy models due to a faulty transmission cooling hose in the continuously variable automatic transmission (CVT). According to the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA), the hose could crack or split, leading to a leak. If the...Read More»

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Top Five Baseball Stadiums to Visit

With baseball season in full swing and the summer driving season just around the corner, we thought that it would be a good time to take a look at five stadiums that are worth a look this season. Hop in the family car and take a look at these baseball palaces, as well as five cars to take, one for...Read More»

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2011 Subaru Outback, 2011 Subaru Legacy Pricing Stays Put

Most of a year after their launch, the redesigned 2010 Subaru Outback and 2010 Subaru Legacy are selling like hotcakes. Subaru is on a roll, it seems, and we've noticed it in the brand's seemingly recession-proof sales figures. It was the only brand to post sales gains in 2008, and built on those...Read More»

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The Five Best 2010 Six-Cylinder Family Sedans

When you think of a traditional family sedan perhaps your mind wanders to idyllic childhood journeys with your family on Sunday afternoons. Or perhaps you remember arguments, fights and stony cold silences in the front seats but that is a topic that is best left to your therapist. At least everyone...Read More»

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Honda And Subaru Lead Consumer Reports' Honor Roll For 2010

Subaru (TSE: 7270) and Honda (NYSE: HMC) are tied for the number one spot from Consumer Reports this year, based on the average of its vehicles' overall road-test scores and predicted reliability ratings. Subaru's overall score was aided by the excellent evaluations given to the new 2010 Subaru...Read More»

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2010 Subaru Legacy 3.6R: All-new, bigger, roomier, and more power

The popular Subaru Legacy that has been very successful for over twenty years has been completely redesigned in 2010. Although the new Legacy looks familiar, everything has been update on this car. The new Legacy, gets a fresh look on the outside, underneath, a new engine and transmission, and a...Read More»

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CARS Trades, New Models Bring Subaru A Record Year Of Sales

As overall auto sales have slumped, Subaru has been one of the few bright spots in the auto industry this year, with many year-over-year sales increases to report; in fact, through November of this calendar year, Subaru has already sold as many vehicles as it did in all of last year. And over the...Read More»

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