2004 Subaru Legacy

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8 reviews
Available Price Range $2,241-$9,625 Trims6 Combined MPG 24 Seats 5

Our Take on the 2004 Subaru Legacy

Our Take

A new 2.5 GT model in Subaru’s larger Legacy series consolidated the previous GT and GT Limited for the 2003 model year. A new Sportshift feature for the automatic transmission allowed manual ... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • No Low-range gearing
  • Minimal offroad capability

Notable Features

  • Sedan and wagon body styles
  • 165-hp, 2.5-liter six-cylinder
  • Manual or automatic
  • AWD
  • Available Outback versions


Consumer Reviews

3.9 out of 5

Based on 8 reviews

Not for tall folks.

by Looking for reliability from Anchorage, Alaska on February 6, 2008

Sedan is sporty looking. Pretty good ride. Lugs in third gear. Will hit your head upon entry if you are too tall. Not happy when oil leak developed around 40,000 miles. During a collision, the vehicle... Read Full Review

6 Trims Available

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. It’s important to carefully check the trims of the car you’re interested in to make sure that you’re getting the features you want, or that you’re not overpaying for features you don’t want.


Crash-Test Reports


There are currently 9 recalls for this car.

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