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1996 Subaru Legacy

Subaru Legacy Features and Specs

Features & Specs

  • Engine 2.5 L Flat 4-cylinder
  • Drivetrain All Wheel Drive
  • Transmission 4-speed Automatic
  • Horse Power 155 hp @ 5600 rpm
  • Fuel Economy 18/24 mpg
  • Bluetooth No
  • Navigation No
  • Heated Seats No

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  • What's New for 1996

    A new sport model debuts, with a larger, more powerful engine. The 2.5GT is available in sedan or wagon format. The luxury-oriented LSi model also gets the new motor. A knobby-tired, raised-roof Outback wagon appears, offering 7.3 inches of ground clearance and an optional 2.5-liter engine. Designed specifically for American consumers, the Outback provides a carlike ride with light-duty off-road ability.

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Nice car but....

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Vehicle: 1996 Subaru Legacy GT 4dr Sedan AWD

AT 45000 - DASHBOARD LIGHTS/HVAC DID NOT LIGHT UP. HEAD A PROBLEM WITH GASOLINE TANK SENSORS, REPLACED AND HAD GASOLINE LEAK...DEALER CLAIMED UNRELATED PROBLEM WITH REAR WINDSHIELD DEFROSTER, CLIP UNDER REAR SEATBELT COVER, DEALER SAID NOT COVERED BY EXTENDED WARRANTY, COMPLAINED TO SOA-NJ, AND THEY REFUNDED THE AMOUNT OF THE REPAIR-GOING TO DEALERSHIP TWICE WAS NOT TAKEN INTO CONSIDERATION. DOOR LOCK TIMING SWITCH NEEDED REPLACEMENT, SO DID WINDOW CONTROLS IN DRIVERS DOOR I LOVE THE AWD, SEDAN STYLE, JUST WISH IT WAS MORE RELIABLE AT 100,000 MILES - CV JOINTS, CATALYTIC CONVERTER ARE ALMOST COMPLETELY SHOT



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What's New for 1996

A new sport model debuts, with a larger, more powerful engine. The 2.5GT is available in sedan or wagon format. The luxury-oriented LSi model also gets the new motor. A knobby-tired, raised-roof Outback wagon appears, offering 7.3 inches of ground clearance and an optional 2.5-liter engine. Designed specifically for American consumers, the Outback provides a carlike ride with light-duty off-road ability.

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Gas Mileage

EPA-Rated MPG

  • 18
  • cty
/
  • 24
  • highway
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