The 2015 model of Legacy has recently made its way in the automobile market but speculation has outlined that Subaru will again a launch a new version of this model in 2016. So this new 2017 Subaru Legacy is expected to get little modification in its outer body parts and interior. Subaru will have less time to provide a new design pattern for this new model so it will come up with several enhancements. As it will fall in the sixth era, some interesting addition might take place which were absent in its previous version.
Apart from all these design changes, there is a possibility that Legacy might adopt a new engine. It might also add a hybrid unit which will help it to enhance its appeal in the market. It would boast a look of a fresh and innovative model that will help it to compete with other sedan model from various automobile giants. Currently Legacy holds a good sales figure and this new model is expected to carry forward this figure in its sales year.
Background of Legacy
2017 Subaru Legacy is a mid size sedan that is built by Japanese automaker Subaru since 1989. Subaru brought this car in North American market so that they can easily compete with other giants. To beat top models of various other automakers, Subaru introduced a high performance trim for Legacy. Legacy is the flagship model of Subaru. Legacy is also sold in Australia but it is sold under the name of liberty.
In 1990, R.L. Polk and Company declared Legacy as the number one four-wheel drive car in terms of sales. It also got the award of 1990’s best new sedan by Automotive Journalist Association of Canada.
Trim Levels Which Might Be Available
2017 Subaru Legacy will hit the showroom with four trim levels. This would help its customer to choose their model according to their need. These trims would be:
- Special limited version
2017 Subaru Legacy Refreshed Design
Exterior of 2017 Subaru Legacy would exhibit a simple and admirable outlook. It won’t undergo any drastic changes. It would carry main traits of its 2015 which appeared with a drastic makeover. It will be covered with sheet metal which would reduce its weight and it would enhance the strength of the body frame. According to experts overall dimension would also remain same. Features that would be evident on the exterior are:
- Restyled chrome grille.
- New LED headlight.
- Improved LED fog light.
- Modified front and rear bumper.
- Dual exhaust nozzle.
- 18 inch and 20 inch wheels.
- LED stoplight.
Like its exterior, interior of 2017 Subaru Legacy will go undergo minimum refreshment. Most of the cabin features will remain same but they will be molded with better quality materials and updated technology. Standard features that it would incorporate are:
- Mixture of fiber, leather and wood materials in cabin furnishing.
- Starlink infotainment system.
- Split folding rear seat.
- Dynamic torque vectoring.
- Keyless entry.
- Power mirror.
- Smartphone integration.
- Automatic air conditioning.
- Anti-locking brakes.
- Electronic brake distribution.
- Vehicle dynamic control.
2017 Subaru Legacy – Under The Hood Specification
2017 Subaru Legacy would be available with three engine choices and some reports are suggesting that it might also include hybrid engine in this lineup. First engine will be a 2.5 liter four-cylinder that can produce 175 HP and 174 lb-ft. Second engine would be a boxer-6 3.6 liter V-6 with 256 HP and 247 lb-ft. All these engine would be mated with a CVT transmission system with optional manual transmission. Fuel economy rate will stay around 20 mpg and 29 mpg.
2017 Subaru Legacy – MSRP and Expected Arrival
2017 Subaru Legacy hasn’t released the arrival date or price structure of this car. But according to some rumor it would be released by the last quarter of 2016 or first quarter of 2017 with a starting price of $23,000. Customer has to pay some little if they opt for extra added features.