From start i filed a complaint at the dealership about the car poor road handling.The car bounced on the road the suspension felt harsh.Dealership argued "there is nothing wrong with the car"A letter to SOA head office did not produce any results.I took it upon myself to replace the shock absorbers at nearly 20k miles there were clear signs of wear on tear on the struts.Much to my surprise the struts was the same company that supplied the OEM front and rear struts!The handling increased marginally.The rear end still bounces.The idle drops to below 500 rpm when coming to stop.Uneven idling.Going down hill cruise control does not work. Dealer nothing wrong with car.My last Subaru!
Excellent Safety Ratings
Excellent fuel economy
Very Spacious Cabin
Tall people will fit comfortably in front with more than enough space for rear passengers.
Class Leading Trunk Space
Don't need premium gas
All weather Package,heated windshield,door mirrors,seats
Windows roll completely down
Poor customer service
Ac dont stack up to desert heat
Ac battles to defog inside on rainy day.
Slow rear window demister
Center console not closing properly
Air vent on recirculation lets through exhaust gases/fumes
Hood Shaking(Adjusted front hood stoppers to eliminate shaking)
No rear vents
Paint scratches easily
Door mirrors shaking even though volume is increased slightly(Too much play-Mirror waving)
Side windows literally loose.You can move the windows sideways inside window frame(s)
Car fitted with defective parts
Check parts randomly from vendor for quality issues!
Subaru take ownership of your product!
As for the cruise control "not working" going down hills, that's rare to find in any car. My '97 Dodge Intrepid was the ONLY one out of over 30 cars I've owned that did such a thing, and the transmission was nearly shot at 98,000 miles. Go figure.
As for the other "issues" you have with the Legacy, they may or may not be of real concern. How the car feels on the road largely depends on what you're comparing it to.
All modern paint scratches easily. Thank the "green" movement for that.
Many of your other concerns would be easily detected during a test drive. You did test drive it before you bought it, didn't you?
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