(4.7) 9 reviews
MSRP: $1,786$6,358
Body Style: Sedan
Combined MPG: 23-28
Engine: 137-hp, 2.2-liter H-4 (regular gas)
Drivetrain: All-wheel Drive
Transmission: 4-speed automatic w/OD
1996 Subaru Legacy


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For those want the flexibility of a four-wheel-drive vehicle without losing the handling and economy of a compact car, the Subaru Outback offers a go-anywhere compromise. Basically a jacked-up all-wheel-drive Legacy wagon with some muscular body cladding and oversized wheels and tires, the Outback has the adventurous look so desired by sports-utility drivers without the size or gas-hog e... Read full review for the 1996 Subaru Legacy

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by Surfer Drew from northeast Indiana on December 28, 2008

I bought mine (Brighton Wagon/manual/AWD) new and it's proved itself. I'm almost to 190k (Dec 2008) and have no plans to switch. Mine is pretty bare-bones (no electric windows or locks, etc), but that... Read Full Review

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