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Subaru Legacy, Outback recalled for invalid fuel range display software
Subaru Legacy, Outback recalled for invalid fuel range display software

A software malfunction may incorrectly show the "miles-to-empty" figure, and the low-fuel light may not illuminate on 2018 Subaru Outback and 2018 Subaru Legacy vehicles, which prompted Subaru last week to issue a recall for its popular models. If the trip computer software doesn't work properly...Read More»

2014 Subaru Legacy
Subaru Outback, Legacy recalled over faulty parking brake

An electronic parking brake that may not do its job prompted Subaru on Thursday to recall about 27,000 of its sedans and crossover SUVs. The recall covers 2010-2014 Subaru Outback and Subaru Legacy vehicles equipped with manual transmissions in the U.S. MORE: Read our 2019 Subaru Legacy and 2019...Read More»

2019 Subaru Outback
2019 Subaru Outback, Legacy preview: crash-avoidance tech newly standard

Advanced safety tech that can prevent a collision is now standard on the 2019 Subaru Outback crossover and its 2019 Subaru Legacy mid-size sedan sibling, the automaker said Monday. Subaru previously offered its suite of crash-avoidance gear—automatic emergency braking, adaptive cruise...Read More»

2018 Subaru Outback
2018 Subaru Outback vs. 2018 Subaru Crosstrek: Compare Cars

Don’t call them crossovers or SUVs. And don’t call them wagons. The 2018 Subaru Crosstrek and 2018 Subaru Outback are a unique, often-imitated breed, and they’re worth cross-shopping within the same showroom. At 7.8 out of 10 points, 2018 Outback rates higher on our scale, which...Read More»

2018 Subaru Outback
2018 Subaru Outback vs. 2018 Buick Regal TourX: Compare Cars

Few vehicles boast an image as crystal clear as the 2018 Subaru Outback—a wagon version of the automaker’s Legacy sedan that went to finishing school at Outward Bound. This year, a new competitor from a most unlikely source is eager to nab a few would-be Outback buyers. Enter the 2018...Read More»

2018 Subaru Outback
Updated 2018 Subaru Outback, Legacy have an updated price too

The small differences between the updated 2018 Subaru Outback and Legacy models and the outgoing versions will be easier to spot when they go on sale this summer. Just look at the prices. Subaru announced June 22 that when the updated 2018 Legacy and Outback models go on sale, they'll be up to $200...Read More»

2018 Subaru Outback, 2017 Detroit auto show
2018 Subaru Outback video preview

No matter where they live, or what they eat, people who live in cold-weather states across the country all know two words by heart. Subaru Outback. That’s right, the car that should practically be on Colorado and Vermont’s state seal is here at the 2017 New York Auto Show and...Read More»

2018 Subaru Outback, 2017 Detroit auto show
2018 Subaru Outback is heavy on capability, light on refresh

Subaru just revealed the 2018 Subaru Outback, lightly refreshed from last year's bestseller with a new grille, new headlights, and interior amenities. And we mean lightly—if it ain't broke, you know. The same trim levels from last year will be available this year: standard, Premium, Limited...Read More»

2017 Subaru Outback
Subaru Outback vs. Honda CR-V: Compare Cars

With crossover SUVs among the hottest selling vehicles in this era of cheap gasoline, two of the more practical are the Subaru Outback and the Honda CR-V. The Outback is actually sold as a wagon in other markets, but here's it's fully accepted as a utility vehicle—helped by its SUV-like ride...Read More»

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Subaru recalls 100,000 Forester, Impreza, Legacy, Outback vehicles over fire hazard

Subaru is recalling more than 100,000 Forester, Impreza, Legacy, and Outback vehicles equipped with turbocharged engines. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, an electrical problem with those vehicles could start a fire. The problem is rooted in a relay manufactured by...Read More»

2014 Subaru Outback
Nearly 600,000 Subaru Legacy, Outback vehicles recalled for potential fire hazard

Subaru is recalling nearly 600,000 Legacy and Outback vehicles from the 2010 to 2014 model-years. According to a bulletin from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the windshield wiper motor cover on some of those vehicles may not have been properly manufactured. The component was...Read More»

2016 Subaru Outback
Stop-sale & recall issued for 2016-2017 Subaru Legacy due to steering problems

Subaru is recalling and halting the sale of nearly 50,000 Legacy and Outback vehicles from the 2016 and 2017 model years. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, some of those vehicles may have serious problems with their steering columns, which could prevent owners from...Read More»

2016 Subaru Outback
2016 Subaru Legacy, Outback Recalled To Fix Drivetrain Problem & Fire Risk

Subaru has announced a recall of more than 3,200 Legacy and Outback vehicles from the 2016 model year. The recall stems from a manufacturing flaw that could allow the driveshaft to separate from the differential. Sound familiar? That's because it's nearly identical to the problem underlying last...Read More»

2015 Subaru Outback
2015-2016 Subaru Legacy, Outback Recalled For Fire Risk

Subaru is recalling nearly 2,900 Subaru Legacy sedans and Outback crossovers from the 2015 and 2016 model years. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports that some of those vehicles may be at risk of catching fire. ALSO SEE: Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Vs. Dodge Viper SRT: Compare...Read More»

2015 Subaru Outback
2015 Subaru Outback, Impreza, Legacy, XV Crosstrek, 2016 WRX Recalled To Fix Collision Avoidance

Subaru of America is recalling roughly 72,000 vehicles from the 2015 and 2016 model years. The recall is meant to fix a problem with collision-avoidance systems found on select Outback, Impreza, Legacy, WRX, and XV Crosstrek vehicles. ALSO SEE: Samsung Creates A See-Through 18-Wheeler To Curb...Read More»

2016 Subaru Outback
Subaru Adds To EyeSight Safety System In 2016 Outback, Legacy

Subaru has announced a series of upgrades for its 2016 Legacy sedan and 2016 Outback wagon models. Yes, it’s true that both were fully redesigned this past year. Yet some upgrades to these models’ EyeSight active-safety systems, as well as new Starlink services, add a bit more appeal to...Read More»

2015 Subaru Outback
Subaru Outback Vs. Toyota Venza: Compare Cars

If you're looking for a vehicle that's a little taller and more versatile than a sedan or a wagon, but more carlike than most crossovers and sport-utility vehicles, look no further than the Subaru Outback and Toyota Venza. Both blend a tall-wagon body with all-wheel drive in a mid-size package. But...Read More»

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2015 Subaru Outback And Legacy Earn Five-Star Safety Ratings

The 2015 Subaru Legacy sedan and its rugged Outback wagon counterpart have aced federal New Car Assessment Program (NCAP) crash tests. And with top scores already in from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), we now can rightfully call these two mid-size models two of the safest cars...Read More»

2015 Subaru Outback 2.5i, test drive, Catskill Mountains, NY, July 2014
2015 Subaru Outback Video Road Test

Is the Subaru Outback a tough and brawny station wagon or a lean, mean crossover? In the past we might have said wagon, but now the Outback’s changed. The Outback is new this year, but it doesn’t look all that different. The front end is a little more swept back with a somewhat more...Read More»

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