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Here's how the 2021 Subaru Legacy and the 2021 Volkswagen Passat measure up.
$22,895
Starting MSRP
$23,995
Starting MSRP

Overview

Door
4-door 4-door -
Seats
5 5 -
Engine

182.0-hp, 2.5-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

174.0-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

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Combined MPG
30 28 -
Size
190.6" length, 59.1" height 193.6" length, 58" height -
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive -

Exterior color

Exterior color

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Interior color

Interior color

Storm Grey

Gray / Black

Black / Copper

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Transmissions

Transmissions

CVT Transmission

A/T

Transmission w/Dual Shift Mode

6-Speed A/T

A/T

Transmission w/Dual Shift Mode

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Vehicle

EPA Classification
Large Cars Midsize Cars -

Wheels

Front Wheel Size
17 X 7 in 17 X 7 in -
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum -
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel -
Front Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum -
Spare Wheel Size
Compact in Compact in -
Rear Wheel Size
17 X 7 in 17 X 7 in -

Electrical

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
N/A N/A -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
N/A N/A -

Engine

Engine Type
Regular Unleaded H-4 Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4 -
Displacement
2.5 L/152 2.0 L/121 -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
182 @ 5800 174 @ 5000 -
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
176 @ 4400 206 @ 1700 -

Mileage

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
30 MPG 28 MPG -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
N/A N/A -
Cruising Range - Hwy
647.50 mi 666.00 mi -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
35 MPG 36 MPG -
EPA MPG Equivalent - City
N/A N/A -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy
N/A N/A -
Cruising Range - City
499.50 mi 444.00 mi -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
27 MPG 24 MPG -
Estimated Battery Range
N/A N/A -

Suspension

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Double Wishbone Multi-Link -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut -
Suspension Type - Rear
Double Wishbone Multi-Link -
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut -

Brakes

Brake ABS System (Second Line)
N/A N/A -
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel -
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
12.4 in 12.3 in -
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
N/A N/A -
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes -
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
11.8 in 10.7 in -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes -

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
18.5 gal 18.5 gal -
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
N/A N/A -

Steering

Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall
N/A N/A -
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
N/A N/A -
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
N/A N/A -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
36.8 ft 36.4 ft -

Tires

Front Tire Size
P225/55VR17 P215/55HR17 -
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact -
Rear Tire Size
P225/55VR17 P215/55HR17 -

Trailering

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
N/A 1000 lbs -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
N/A 100 lbs -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
N/A 1000 lbs -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
N/A 100 lbs -

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight
3499 lbs 3314 lbs -

Dimensions

Passenger Volume
105.5 ft³ 102 ft³ -
Track Width, Rear
63.4 in 61 in -
Wheelbase
108.3 in 110.4 in -
Second Head Room
37.2 in 37.8 in -
Length, Overall
190.6 in 193.6 in -
Front Leg Room
42.8 in 42.4 in -
Trunk Volume
15.1 ft³ 15.9 ft³ -
Passenger Capacity
5 5 -
Second Shoulder Room
57.4 in 57 in -
Height, Overall
59.1 in 58 in -
Liftover Height
N/A N/A -
Front Shoulder Room
58.1 in 56.9 in -
Width, Max w/o mirrors
72.4 in 72.2 in -
Second Hip Room
54.8 in N/A -
Track Width, Front
62.2 in 62.1 in -
Front Hip Room
55.5 in N/A -
Min Ground Clearance
5.9 in 5.4 in -
Front Head Room
39.4 in 38.3 in -
Second Leg Room
39.5 in 39.1 in -

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