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  • (4.2) 24 reviews
  • MSRP: $2,426$12,274
  • Body Style: Sedan
  • Combined MPG: 22-26
  • Engine: 250-hp, 2.5-liter H-4 (premium)
  • Drivetrain: All-wheel Drive
  • Transmission: 5-speed automatic w/OD and auto-manual
2006 Subaru Legacy

Our Take on the 2006 Subaru Legacy

Slightly larger and more powerful than its predecessor, the redesigned 2005 Legacy gained safety features and a newly available 250-horsepower turbocharged engine. Offered in sedan and wagon body styles, Legacy is Subaru's larger series — closely related to the sport utility vehicle-st... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Some body lean through curves
  • Backseat doesn't fold
  • Interior tighter than competition
  • No electronic stability system
  • Premium gasoline recommended

Notable Features

  • Redesigned for 2005
  • Standard AWD
  • Six airbags
  • Many accessories offered
  • Windshield wiper de-icer
  • Turbo engine available

2006 Subaru Legacy Reviews

Cars.com Expert Reviews

Getting here was easy. We drove up from Virginia in the Legacy GT Limited, Subaru's midsize luxury sport sedan, replete with an onboard navigation system, faux-wood interior accents and other cosmetic and functional upgrades for 2006.We arrived at the beginning of the Pennsylvania 500, the 20th of 36 Nextel Cup series races held under the auspices of NASCAR, the National Association of Sto... Read full review for the 2006 Subaru Legacy

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Consumer Reviews

4.2

Average based on 24 reviews

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First car (of my own), I love it!

by Ian R. from Gillette, WY on April 18, 2011

Let me start off by saying you get a lot of looks when you drive around in one of these. Mine is black, and the windows are tinted, and the body of the car just has that sharp awesome look when you dr... Read Full Review

9 Trim Levels Available

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2006 Subaru Legacy Safety Ratings

Crash-Test Reports

IIHS Ratings

Based on Subaru Legacy 2.5GT Limited w/Charcoal Interior

Head Restraints and Seats
G
Moderate overlap front
G
Side
G

IIHS Ratings

Based on Subaru Legacy 2.5GT Limited w/Charcoal Interior

G Good
A Acceptable
M Marginal
P Poor

Head Restraints and Seats

Dynamic Rating
G
Overall Rear
G
Seat Head/Restraint Geometry
G

Moderate overlap front

Chest
G
Head/Neck
G
Left Leg/Foot
G
Overall Front
G
Restraints
G
Right Leg/Foot
G
Structure/safety cage
G

Side

Driver Head Protection
G
Driver Head and Neck
G
Driver Pelvis/Leg
G
Driver Torso
A
Overall Side
G
Rear Passenger Head Protection
G
Rear Passenger Head and Neck
G
Rear Passenger Pelvis/Leg
G
Rear Passenger Torso
G
Structure/safety cage
G
Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) is a nonprofit research and communications organization funded by auto insurers. IIHS rates vehicles good, acceptable, marginal or poor based on performance in high-speed front and side crash tests. IIHS also evaluates seat/head restraints for protection against neck injuries in rear impacts.

Recalls

There are currently 3 recalls for this car.


Safety defects and recalls are relatively common. Stay informed and know what to do ahead of time.

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Service & Repair

Estimated Service & Repair cost: $4,400 per year.

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