What Is The Difference Between The Subaru Legacy & The Impreza?

Safe, reliable, fuel-efficient, fun to drive, and built for the long road ahead are qualities that Glenville drivers will find behind the wheel of both the Subaru Legacy and Impreza. Both Subaru sedans also offer class-leading safety and both maintain their value better than any other brand. But what is the difference between the Impreza and Legacy if they are both great Subaru sedans?

While there is a lot for Clifton Park drivers to love about the Subaru Legacy and Impreza there are some difference between the two sedans. The Subaru Impreza is available as a sedan or hatchback, so if you need extra cargo space the Impreza hatchback is for you with 55.3 cubic feet of maximum space. The Impreza sedan has a trunk space of 12.3 cubic feet and the Legacy has 15.1 cubic feet of trunk volume. The Subaru Legacy also has more passenger space with 105.5 cubic feet while the Impreza models have roughly 100.

Another difference between the two Subaru sedans is powertrain. The Impreza is powered by a 2.0L four-cylinder BOXER engine that is available with either a manual or automatic transmission. The Impreza delivers 152 horsepower and gets up to 38 highway mpg. The Subaru Legacy has two BOXER engines to choose from that are exclusively offered with Subaru's Lineartronic® Continuously Variable Transmission. The standard 2.5L four-cylinder generates 182 horsepower and gets 35 highway mpg. While the second engine is a turbocharged 2.4L BOXER with 260 horsepower and 32 highway mpg.

Schenectady drivers will also find some differences when it comes to safety features, mainly that the Legacy comes standard with EyeSight Driver Assist Technology on every model. Every Subaru Impreza model with automatic transmission is either available or equipped with EyeSight Driver Assist Technology. One other safety feature that is exclusively offered on the Legacy is Subaru DriverFocus Distraction Mitigation System to alert the driver when they exhibit signs of distracted or drowsy driving.

The best way to decide if the Legacy or Impreza is the Subaru sedan for you is from the drivers seat. Make your way down to Capitaland Subaru today to go for a test drive and to meet with a member of our team to see how much we can help you save.

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