2005 Subaru Legacy Consumer Review: The Good the Bad and the Ugly
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2005 Subaru Legacy - Consumer Review

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2.5i Sedan (2.5L 4-cyl. AWD 5-speed Manual)

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The Good the Bad and the Ugly
By george on

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2005 Subaru Legacy 2.5i AWD 4dr Sedan (2.5L 4cyl 5M)

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Picked up this '05 Subaru in March. The good: performance, looks, handling, utility. The bad: gas mileage, low ground clearance, turbo lag or engine revving in automatic. The ugly: For over 2 weeks it was in for a rattle behind dash, which was then entirely removed, and waited for new 'foam' piece. The back for 'check engine light' twice. Have the car back now for 1 week and hope nothing else goes wrong. This is my second Subie because I think I got a good price since last year's model, and was less than the Audi A3 or A4 with awd. Performance is good though gas mileage stinks. And I don't like the way the auto transmission revs then shifts. I find myself using the paddle buttons or sport-shift.

Best Features

Performance, look and finish, black in black, heated seats (always), handling.

Worst Features

Gas mileage, gas mileage, gas mileage and ... how 'bout some window frames around the windows, windows feel shaky when doors closed and not fully up or down.
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