1998 Subaru Legacy 2.5L 4-cyl. AWD 4-speed Automatic Consumer Review - Big Engine Problems
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1998 Subaru Legacy - Consumer Review

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GT Limited Sedan (2.5L 4-cyl. AWD 4-speed Automatic)

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By Tyler on

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1998 Subaru Legacy GT Limited 4dr Sedan AWD

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This car's driveability is unmatched for the price range. Excellent 4WD for the winter months, but sporty in the summer. Plenty of space for cargo and family friendly. Androgynous body style with nice curves. Unfortunately, the 2.5L engine has notorious head gasket issues. Had to replace water pump, timing belt, tensioner, gaskets, etc. Otherwise I routinely get 28MPG highway and in town around 22; not bad for AWD. I won't buy another Subaru, due to the engine problems, but a fun car until it busted

Favorite Features

Cargo room, including roof, style, handling, fuel economy

Suggested Improvements

Cup Holder, Gas Pedal room for foot,
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