1998 Subaru Legacy Consumer Review: GREAT CAR BUT HAS ITS MECHANIC
ADVERTISEMENT

1998 Subaru Legacy - Consumer Review

Average Consumer Rating

84 Total Reviews

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

ADVERTISEMENT
Select a different vehicle  
Recently Viewed
There are no recently viewed vehicles to display
Performance
Comfort
Fun-to-Drive
Interior
Exterior
Build Quality
Reliability Value
1 of 1 people found this review helpful
GREAT CAR BUT HAS ITS MECHANICAL FLAWS
By subidubido on

Vehicle

1998 Subaru Legacy GT Limited 4dr Sedan AWD

Review

I have a 1998 Subaru Legacy GT with 243,000 km on the engine. The car is in mint condition - arctic white paint. The head gasket now needs to be replaced. Did all the maintenance. I've been lucky it lasted this long. Car was mostly highway driven. Car is drivable and the leaking coolant is gradual and would go un-noticed to someone not familiar with the car. Head gasket is not reliable so getting it replaced by a certified Subaru mechanic. Will cost $3,500 to do it right. Don't recommend to do it cheaply because if its not done right the gasket can leak again. Link that provides excellent info about problem: http://allwheeldriveauto.com/subaru-head-gaskets-problems-explained-part-ii/

Best Features

The all wheel drive system is excellent.

Worst Features

Head gasket and cooling system design. An interesting read on cooling design problem: http://legacygt.com/forums/showthread.php/interesting-read-subaru-cooling-systems-120477.html?s=1da281792df133501122289080c850b1&
Recommend (1) (0)
Report it
Comments (0) Post a Comment
ADVERTISEMENT
Post a Comment

You must be signed in to post a comment.

Register

Nearby Inventory Zip Code UPDATE
 
ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT