by veedubberlover on Mar 1, 2011 Vehicle: 1990 Subaru Legacy LS 4dr Wagon
I bought my Subaru Legacy LS in the beginning of 09.
I am the third owner.
When purchased it had a rebuilt engine at about 80k miles. Though the car had 189k miles. Purchased for 1000$.
I put about 3k into it in the last two years. It was in pretty bad shape.
But after all that it was a wonderful car.
Though last weekend a big suburban crunched the rear end on it. Now the insurance wants to give me 900 for it.
I intend to get at least two k.
About what replacement would cost.
I put a good 50k miles on the vehicle and she still purrs like a kitten.
May even keep her and see if I can find another to move into and have a parts car!
Other than this she has been a joy!
by Sub-A-Roo on Oct 16, 2010 Vehicle: 1990 Subaru Legacy L 4dr Wagon
I have the 1990 legacy L front wheel drive. I bought it in 1993 with over 50k on it. I'm at 280k right now and plan on keeping it at least to 300k. It has been such little maintenance that I have no reason to get rid of it. Gas mileage used to be 34 mpg, now it's closer to 28 mpg (i guess it's getting old?) If I could buy another one with lower mileage I would.
by Girlygirl! on Jan 17, 2010 Vehicle: 1990 Subaru Legacy LS 4dr Sedan
I bought my Subaru March of 2007, with only 129,000 miles. It now has 172,000 and besides routine maintenance, all they need are oil changes done every 3kmiles or 3 months, along with keeping eye out on ALL fluid levels and condition of all fluids. This car still runs, starts and drives NEW!! All she needs are a driver cv axle and a rear wheel bearing! I couldn't be happier and will keep her until the wheels fall off!!! HIGHLY recommended to anyone in need of dependable wheels!
The Legacy is an entirely new line that is geared toward a more traditional audience than the Coupe/Sedan/Wagon. The Legacy is the largest vehicle produced by Subaru and is available as a sedan or wagon. A multi-valve engine is offered for the first time on a Subaru, as are the optional antilock brakes.
I HAVE A 1990 LEGACY OVERHEATING, HAVE CHANGED THE WATER PUMP, THERMOSTAT, DONE A FLUSH NOTHING IS SEEEMING TO HELP. BOTTOM RADIATOR HOSE IS COLD TOP IS HOT. NO SMOKE NO LEAKING HEAD GASKET HOWEVER T...