2019 Subaru Legacy vs. Its Competition

2019 Subaru Legacy
Andrew Ganz Andrew Ganz Senior Editor

Snow-belters should certainly have the Subaru Legacy on their shopping lists.

For the rest of us, the Honda Accord impresses with its unflappable demeanor and comfortable interior.

It was our Best Car to Buy 2018.

The Toyota Camry tries to be spunkier than it is, but it has a deserved reputation for value and reliability.

A new Nissan Altima this year adds a turbo engine and the option of all-wheel drive, but not together.

The Chevrolet Malibu has a comfortable, relaxed personality, while the Ford Fusion looks great but is showing its age.

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Quick Specs
6.3
The 2019 Subaru Legacy is no thrill machine, but this under-the-radar mid-size sedan is hard to beat for its comfort, safety, and value.
6.0
The 2019 Chevrolet Malibu is a likeable sedan, but it requires some compromises when it comes to essential safety tech.
6.0
The 2019 Ford Fusion’s good looks get shoppers in the door, but this sedan is starting to show its age.
6.3
The 2019 Nissan Altima is a sharper sedan now, made better with great active safety features and a newly available turbo-4.
6.8
The 2019 Toyota Camry discards its plain vanilla personality in favor of vanilla bean.
MSRP From    
$22,545$22,090$22,840$24,000$24,095
Gas Mileage    
20 MPG City / 34 MPG Hwy22 MPG City / 43 MPG Hwy17 MPG City / 41 MPG Hwy25 MPG City / 39 MPG Hwy22 MPG City / 53 MPG Hwy
Engine    
Regular Unleaded H-4Turbocharged Gas I4Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4Regular Unleaded I-4Regular Unleaded I-4
EPA Class    
Mid-Size CarsMidsize CarsMid-Size CarsMid-Size CarsMid-Size Cars
Style Name    
2.5i4-Door Sedan L w/1VLSE FWD2.5 S SedanL Automatic (SE)
Drivetrain    
All Wheel DriveFront Wheel DriveFront Wheel DriveFront Wheel DriveFront Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity    
55555
Passenger Doors    
N/A4N/AN/AN/A
Body Style    
SedanSedanSedanSedanSedan
Transmission    
CVT w/ODAutomaticAutomatic w/ODCVT w/ODAutomatic w/OD
Detailed Spec Comparison
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