2022 Subaru Legacy vs. Its Competition

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Martin Padgett Martin Padgett Editorial Director

The Honda Accord and Toyota Camry are leaders among mid-size sedans thanks to their perceived reliability and dependability.

The Camry’s more conservative and offers a hybrid version that’s very fuel efficient.

The Accord has an upscale interior with stretch-out space and good looks—and a hybrid edition.

The Sonata is a more stylish sedan, and its hybrid offers sky-high fuel economy; the related Kia K5 makes a stylish mark and sports standard turbo power, but can seem drab in low-cost models.

The Altima offers all-wheel drive—the Legacy makes it standard—but its interior is plainer and it’s likely to be less expensive than its rivals.

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Quick Specs
The 2022 Subaru Legacy takes a pass on performance, but aces its safety and value tests.
More tech this year makes the 2021 Honda Accord a compelling buy, but the options can rack up.
The 2021 Hyundai Sonata wears luxury threads in pricey models, but all versions get excellent safety and warranty coverage.
The 2021 Kia K5 gives the automaker a new look and a new family-sedan identity.
The 2021 Nissan Altima has a plain-spoken appeal, not to mention high safety scores and a great low price.
MSRP From    
Gas Mileage    
24 MPG City / 35 MPG Hwy22 MPG City / 48 MPG Hwy23 MPG City / 54 MPG Hwy24 MPG City / 38 MPG Hwy25 MPG City / 39 MPG Hwy
Regular Unleaded H-4Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4Regular Unleaded I-4Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4Regular Unleaded I-4
EPA Class    
Large CarsLarge CarsLarge CarsLarge CarsMidsize Cars
Style Name    
CVTLX 1.5T CVTSE 2.5LLX Automatic FWD2.5 S Sedan
All Wheel DriveFront Wheel DriveFront Wheel DriveFront Wheel DriveFront Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity    
Passenger Doors    
Body Style    
CVT w/ODCVT w/ODAutomatic w/ODAutomatic w/ODCVT w/OD
Detailed Spec Comparison
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