At first said engine might be shot. Subaru had a stop sale due to a bearing defect just prior to my purchase. It is sold only as a sedan for 2009. Gas mileage is good depending on how you drive it and the fun factor is a five star rating! The fit and finish is very good. None of my cars ever had a head gasket failure, except my 1997 Outback where the head gasket failed around 120,000 miles. It is clear that the inadequate design of the head gaskets resulted in early external coolant leakage failures in numerous vehicles. At 185 inches long and 68.
Subaru Legacy Blitzen Touring Wagon The Legacy Blitzen of December 2004 is the special edition based on the 2. He never got back to me -- no surprise there. I own a 2000 outback with 277,000. The Outback's long-travel suspension absorbs even the large road bumps well, but as a trade-off, the body roll is pronounced during cornering. What to look for when buying a used Subaru Outback: Unevenly worn tires may indicate a problem with the wheel alignment. Radiator hoses replacement x 2 144335 km Leaky valve cover gaskets at only 89k miles. We have a customer with an '01 outback with 425,000.
Beyond the wagon body, though, the Outback earns its adventurous name with some three additional inches of ground clearance. . Conforms to your lower back for supreme comfort. Told in cold weather tire warning light comes on prematurely only down 3 lbs. The interior quality is superb; dash and doors have softer plastic, the seats are a hgher quality cloth, the upgraded Harmon Kardon stereo is excellent.
The ground clearance is 8. B, but without the six-speed manual transmission. The oil pressure light never came on. I have owned a lot of cars in my life. Subaru Legacy in Michigan, United States Jun 2008 - May 2013 Oct 20081613 km Heater not blowing hot. Although outside strict warranty, Subaru paid the parts value between 5000 and 6000 Euros and after some discussion the labor.
But plenty of other cars have issues as well. Auto critics agreed that the was one of the most fun-to-drive midsize cars when it was new, thanks to its athletic handling and strong available V6 engine. B model is only available in the sedan body and not the station wagon body. Also loose center arm rest was repaired on this visit under warranty Jun 201154839 km previous bushing replacement did not resolve noise. Head gaskets fail on other engines, too; the 2. The trunk has grocery bag hooks to keep items secure and 11.
The car is nine years old and has 114K miles on it. Vehicles that were remedied under the previous campaign still need additional areas rust-proofed. Sep 201230645 km Cooling system - radiator cap was replaced under warranty by the dealer. As of the 2008 model year, the Legacy wagon and Outback sedan were discontinued in the United States, leaving only the Legacy sedan and Outback wagon models. Models equipped with a 3. These fixes then allow for accurate and safe alignment settings to be maintained even with cargo loaded, resulting in no rear steer in slippery conditions.
S402 was available in sedan and wagon bodies. The Legacy is fitted with front suspension and multilink rear suspension. Subaru Legacy in Delaware, United States Nov 2010 - Oct 2016 Jun 201127419 km car had water leak onto interior passenger side. Remedy Subaru will notify owners, and dealers will replace the passenger front air bag inflator, free of charge. To commemorate Subaru's 50 years of making automobiles and The First Japan Car of the Year Victory, the 50th Anniversary Legacy was released in January 2004. Keep in mind this is a 9 year old car that has been driven a little over 10,000 miles a year since it was bought.
The Outback wagon also received styling revisions for the 2008 model year, most notably an enlarged, chrome-ringed grille. We did notice the Legacy's frameless doors make it difficult to open or hold a door without touching the window. Regularly check the tire pressure. When code is active the cruise control is disabled and the check engine light and traction control lights illuminate. Subaru is recalling certain model year 2003-2004 Legacy, Outback, 2009-2011 Legacy, Outback, Forester, 2006-2011 Impreza, Tribeca, 2003-2006 Baja, and 2006 Saab 9-2x vehicles originally sold or that have ever been registered in Alabama, California, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina, Texas, Puerto Rico, American Samoa, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands Saipan , and the U. When code is active the cruise control is disabled and the check engine light and traction control lights illuminate.
Despite an aging platform, the Legacy is still fresh enough to compete with newer designs from Honda and Toyota, avoiding the trapezoidal grille and awkward styling that permeated much of the Subaru line over the last few years. Leaking head gaskets and oil consumption complaints are not uncommon at higher mileage. Subaru is recalling certain model year 2007-2009 model year Legacy and Outback vehicles, 2008-2014 Impreza vehicles and 2009-2013 Forester vehicles, all equipped with turbo-charged engines. It is like sitting with a lumbar support. If no brake fluid seepage is observed, the affected areas will be rustproofed with anti-corrosion wax. Subaru came up with the Outback, which is essentially a modified Subaru Legacy with added ground clearance and more rugged styling.
And aside from that particular issue, they have very few common problems and will regularly last 300,000 to 400,000 miles or more. Dealer service manager said he would so some research and address this problem on next visit. Fix it or sell it. Turbocharged models have a functional hood scoop and underbody aerodynamic cover. In practice it may be a different matter since every metal known to man changes its shape over time. These services will be performed free of charge. Recall Date 2018-01-09 Description Subaru of America, Inc.