• (4.1) 9 reviews
  • MSRP: $519$5,987
  • 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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