1998 Subaru Legacy Consumer Review: Time to Go
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1998 Subaru Legacy - Consumer Review

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1998 Subaru Legacy Outback Limited 4dr Wagon AWD

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It's time for this car to go. It has been a daily driver and true workhorse for 10 years, mostly for commuting to work. Long trips were agonizing - serious lack of power with the 4-cylinder engine and the vague handling did not inspire confidence. Rust is abundant due to the application of plastic on the underbody rather than paint. On the plus side, we really did not put much money into this car for repairs so I would place reliability at the top of the food chain. Interior design left much to be desired with the cup holder blocking the heater, radio/CD/tape and clock. Back seat folding was an incredible nuisance to the point of where we didn't bother. Overall, we got our $worth.

Favorite Features

Leather seats, security panel in the rear, weather- band radio, heated seats

Suggested Improvements

Move the cup holder (I believe that was already done in newer models), more power, better ride.
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