(4.1) 8 reviews
MSRP: $511$6,507
Body Style: Sedan
Combined MPG: 24
Engine: 165-hp, 2.5-liter H-4 (regular gas)
Drivetrain: All-wheel Drive
Transmission: 4-speed automatic w/OD
2001 Subaru Legacy

Our Take on the 2001 Subaru Legacy

Our Take

The compact-size Legacy was redesigned last year, and the sedan versions carry over for 2001 with minor changes. The bulk of Legacy sales are wagons, especially the quasi-SUV Outback versions, which is covered in the 2001 Station Wagon Buying Guide.Subaru is adding a six-cylinder engine and a mo... Read Full Report


Our Expert Reviews

Quick, what's the difference between a Subaru Legacy GT wagon and a Subaru Legacy Outback H6-3.0 VDC wagon? If you said about $7,000, congratulations, you most certainly have a mind that gets to the bottom line very quickly. For those who want to know what that extra $7,000 gets you, read on. This side-by-side comparison presented quite a challenge because I rank the Subaru wagons... Read full review for the 2001 Subaru Legacy

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2001 Legacy GT on the fence

by Joe from Spokane, wa on May 1, 2011

Not a bad car but not great either. Does what it's suppose to do and that's about it. AWD works great, handles nice, and has some decent power, get the 5 speed otherwise car will be very sluggish. Lag... Read Full Review

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A trim is a style of a vehicle model. Each higher trim has different or upgraded features from the previous trim along with a price increase. Learn more about trims

Trims Explained

When talking about cars, “trims” is a way of differentiating between different versions of the same model. Typically, most start with a no-frills, or “base” trim, and as features are added, or a different engine, drivetrain (gas vs. hybrid, for example) or transmission are included, trim names change and prices go up.

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There are currently 8 recalls for this car.

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