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1998 Subaru Legacy - Consumer Reviews

1998 Subaru Legacy

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GT Wagon - 5 speed
Performance
Comfort
Fuel Economy
Fun To Drive
Interior Design
Exterior Design
Build Quality
Reliability
By RSamide
on

Vehicle

1998 Subaru Legacy GT 4dr Wagon AWD


Review

This is my first Subaru. Bought it for wagon versatility, reliability, sporty, value, Honda doesn't have wagon, and AWD was a bonus here in MN. Car has 104,000 miles. It has delivered adequately in all categories but reliability has been below my previous Hondas and Acuras. Beware of dealership performance. It has been horrendous with multiple return trips after expensive head gasket replacement. Problems started after dealer repairs. MPG 22-25.


Best Features

Handling, wagon versatility, appearance, AWD, cruise control near steering wheel.


Worst Features

Cupholder design, breakaway side view mirrors, fuel economy, dealer mechanical skills and aptitude.


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1998 Subaru 2.5 GT Wagon
2 of 2 people found this review helpful
Performance
Comfort
Fuel Economy
Fun To Drive
Interior Design
Exterior Design
Build Quality
Reliability
By Cameron Boothe
on

Vehicle

1998 Subaru Legacy GT 4dr Wagon AWD


Review

Fully equiped car, great cargo room and
versatility. Excellent handling
especially in rain & snow. Visibilty
and drivability excellent. Slugish
acceleration and poor gas mileage.
Average 21 mpg but w/ AWD.....

Possible engine leak (minor) which
drips on exhaust causing burning smell
Various backlights on dash radio &
controls have gone out-Annoying

94,000 miles w/ only brakes and oil
changes.


Best Features

Cargo, nice cruising vehicle on long trips, excellent bad weather driving


Worst Features

Power increase, cup holder placement, fuel efficiency


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