1997 Subaru Legacy Consumer Review: Great all-around fun to drive
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1997 Subaru Legacy Sedan - Consumer Review

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Great all-around fun to drive car
By rgt4810 on

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1997 Subaru Legacy GT 4dr Sedan AWD

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I love the all-wheel drive all year round. It really works on wet rainy roads along with snow and ice. Car has good power and handles excellently. The Build quality and interior quality are on par with other Japanese cars. Had the alternator replaced on a recall. I had the same problem of the lights going out on the heater control panel. I bought 3 new bulbs (I didn't need all 3 but thought I would change them all while I had it apart) and replaced them in about an hour. I reccomend the 2.5 liter motor because it has a better maintenance schedule (spark plugs at 60,000 vs. 30,000 and timing belt at 115,000 vs. 60,000).

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Bridgestone tires it comes with are not a good tire, but the car still handled well. After switching to Dunlop SP SPort A2 tires the improvement was incredible.
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