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Agree with lifeson34's comment on '13 new suspension & steering. They are way better than they were before the update. If you want a soft car, get a Camry.Report it
I don't know very much about the new tires, but I know my '07 came with awesome Yokohama tires standard. I am not a fan of the high-pitch whine you get when you rev at low speeds. This has been more of an issue in lower-mileage cars when test-driving at the dealer. A friend with a '10 model gets no such whine. Supposedly the whine will go away as the car breaks in. It would be nice to see better mpg, but be careful what you ask for. The engine performance straddles the line between acceptable and mediocre. I really don't want Subaru to do what they did to the Impreza - switch the 170HP engine to a 148HP engine to get better mileage. Better mileage yes, but not at the cost of engine power. Still, 24/32 is very good compared to my 07 model (21/28). It is a definite improvement, especially considering AWD cars are naturally less fuel-efficient that FWD or RWD cars. I disagree with the suspension comment. To me, the stiffer suspension and tighter steering are my favorite feature of this car. In '07, I feel in love with the way the Legacy handled, especially during turns. You get such little body roll. The 13 model is just like that, but better. It is the strongest selling point of this car, and the one thing that made me cringe at Accords the most. It lends this car a sportier feel without it having to be a sports car. Awesome.Report it
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