One of Japanese automaker, Subaru, just fresh up one of its line up, Legacy. After made its debut in 2014, now it’s time to do a cosmetic surgery for the mid-size sedan.
Take a some time to see its difference in exterior design between the current generation and the latest. Up front, Subaru’s designers redesigned the grille, the headlights now feature LED Daytime Running Lights, a new front bumper, new fog lights. Meanwhile at the side and rear, buyer will get new wheels and a new rear bumper which is now integrated with exhaust.
In the interior, Subaru updates its infotainment system, STARLINK Multimedia that will display in a 6.5-inch screen or you can choose a bigger 8-inch as an optional. Interestingly, STARLINK compatible with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. Moreover, the system has some good features, such as RightTrack which will monitor how you drive the car, eventseeker that will useful if you liked to attend local events, to eBird which will inform you about the best place to watch birds flying away.
Subaru also gives a new touch to the interior design. Beside a new steering wheel, fi you bought Premium or higher variants, you will get real stitching on the dash, seats and door panels. Furthermore, there also high-gloss black trim and silver-color bezels for various controls.
In technical sector, Subaru’s engineers re-tuned the suspension to enhance agility, along with improved steering. Other features that are immersed to the Toyota Camry rival are Automatic Locking Doors, Steering Responsive Headlights, and Tire Pressure Monitoring System which will inform the driver pressure from each tires.
Under the hood, 2018 Legacy using Boxer 4-cylinder 2.5 liter producing 175 hp, and Boxer 6-cylinder 3.6 liter producing 256 hp. Both engines are mated to a CVT gearbox.
2018 Subaru Legacy will go on sale in Canada and USA this summer after made its world premiere at next week 2017 Chicago Auto Show.
Text: Andhika Pradityo