The 1997 Subaru Legacy is offered in the following submodels: Wagon, Sedan. Available styles include GT 4dr Sedan AWD, Outback 4dr Wagon AWD, and L 4dr Wagon AWD. Legacy models are available with a 2.5 l-liter gas engine or a 2.2 l-liter gas engine, with output up to 165 hp, depending on engine type. The 1997 Legacy comes with all wheel drive. Available transmissions include: 5-speed manual. The 1997 Legacy comes with a basic warranty, a roadside warranty, and a powertrain warranty.
What's a good price on a used 1997 Subaru Legacy?
Price comparisons for used 1997 Subaru Legacy trim styles:
The 1997 Subaru Legacy Brighton is priced around $1930 with average odometer reading of 142330 miles.
The 1997 Subaru Legacy Outback is priced around $3430 with average odometer reading of 126705 miles.
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Vehicle Outback 4dr Wagon AWD
Review Understand this isn't a Mercedes, although this car doesn't offer much in respect to the interior the reliability is outstanding for a four cylinder car. When I purchased my 2.5L wagon it had 190,000 miles on it. It now has 280,000 miles on it and is running no different then when I bought it. From the coast of California to the coast of north Carolina, this car has only needed an oil change here and there! Weather you be a first time car buyer or someone who wants a reliable car to keep miles off there nice car, you can not go wrong with this car. I will say the acceleration is terrible, I know some people have complaints about the head gasket blowing but I have the feeling its because they tried to drive the car to hard. But as long as you keep the timing belt changed and drive sensibly this car will take great care of you. Other notes: I have a 130lb dog she fits fine in there, the seats lay down giving me plenty of storage room; in fact because I travel so much I usually get a memory foam mattress topper and it makes a perfect bed for me and her (im 6'1). This car also eats oil so just be sure you check the oil every 3000 miles or so. Another thing I noticed when I was in the desert it was sitting stationary for about 5 minutes and started to over heat... I turned it off to let it cool and it was all good. Far as the steering goes its defiantly a longer car; ever since ive owned the car if I make a sharp turn at low speeds it shakes and vibrates a lot... im not sure why but its never hurt anything. The seats padding somewhat wears out on the outside and you can feel the wire frame after a while of getting in and out of the car (im not over weight at all im in great shape... its not because im fat) but the fabric is good material and wont rip easily. also the car has a feature where it notifies you if a specific door is open... they tend to fail over time and it may be telling you a door is open when its not.. that's kind of annoying. The tailgate light also miss reads if the rear door is open or not over time, again nothing major but it can by irritating. Far as clean up goes I have a long hair dog and the carpet doesn't trap hair, its actually really easy to clean up. Also if you change elevation quickly such as going through the rocky mnts the oxygen sensor will go off causing the check engine light to come on, just have it cleared after you get back to a more steady elevation. Remember to keep the tire pressure even! this is what caused the rear end to wine when I bought the vehicle; I guess the previous owner neglected to keep the tire pressure in check which resulted in a wine in the rear end. Something else Im not fond of is the cup holders... there to small.
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1997 subaru legacy GT 4dr Sedan AWD, 5-speed manual, regular unleaded 21 combined MPG 18 city MPG/25 highway MPG
1997 subaru legacy L 4dr Wagon AWD, 5-speed manual, regular unleaded 23 combined MPG 20 city MPG/27 highway MPG
What options are available on the 1997 Subaru Legacy?
Available Subaru Legacy 1997 Submodel Types: Sedan, Wagon
Available Trims: 2.5i Premium, 2.5i Limited, 2.5i Premium PZEV, 3.6R Limited, 2.5i, 2.5i Limited PZEV, 2.5i Sport, 2.5i Special Edition, 2.5i PZEV, 2.5 GT Limited, 2.5 I Limited, L, L 35th Anniversary Edition, L Special Edition, 2.5 GT, 2.5 I, 2.5GT Limited, 2.5i Sport PZEV, 2.5 I Special Edition, Outback, 2.5 GT spec.B, 3.0 R Limited, 3.6R Premium, GT, GT Limited, 2.5GT Premium, 3.6R, Brighton, Outback Limited, Outback Limited 30th Anniversary
Exterior Colors: Ice Silver Metallic, Twilight Blue Metallic, Crystal White Pearl, Crystal Black Silica, Magnetite Gray Metallic, Tungsten Metallic, Carbide Gray Metallic, Venetian Red Pearl, Crimson Red, Satin White Pearl, Dark Blue Pearl, Graphite Gray Metallic, Ruby Red Pearl, Lapis Blue Pearl, Atlantic Blue Pearl, Steel Silver Metallic, Brilliant Silver Metallic, Obsidian Black Pearl, Newport Blue Pearl, Deep Indigo Pearl, Diamond Gray Metallic, Azurite Blue Pearl, Seamist Green Pearl, Deep Bronze Metallic, Silver Stone Metallic, Mystic Blue Pearl, Regal Blue Pearl, Sky Blue Metallic, Harvest Gold Metallic, Quartz Silver Metallic, Regatta Red Pearl, Black Granite Pearl Metallic, Caramel Bronze Pearl, Deep Sapphire Pearl, Garnet Red Pearl, Glacier White, New White, Quick Silver Metallic, Seacrest Green Metallic, Timberline Green Pearl, Timberline Green Pearlcoat, Titanium Silver Metallic, White Birch
Interior Colors: Slate Black Cloth cloth, Black, Slate Black Leather leather, Warm Ivory Cloth cloth, Two-Tone Gray Cloth cloth, Titanium Gray Cloth cloth, Warm Ivory cloth, Ivory, Slate Black cloth, Slate Black leather, Warm Ivory Leather leather, Off Black cloth, Warm Ivory leather, Titanium Gray Leather leather, Gray, Taupe cloth, Ivory cloth, Taupe/Ivory cloth, Off Black, Gray Moquette, Taupe, Ivory leather
Popular Features: Rear Bench Seats, Alarm, Trip Computer, Fold Flat Rear Seats, Aux Audio Inputs, Tire Pressure Warning, Stability Control, Audio and cruise controls on steering wheel, Power Driver Seat, Bluetooth, USB Inputs, Heated seats, Auto Climate Control, Multi-Zone Climate Control, Back-up camera, Post-collision safety system, Sunroof/Moonroof, Apple Carplay/Android Auto, Leather Seats, Blind Spot Monitoring, Keyless Entry/Start, Navigation, Adaptive Cruise Control, Lane Departure Warning, Pre-collision safety system, Upgraded Headlights, 2500lb Towing Capacity, Parking sensors, Remote Start, Upgraded Stereo, AWD/4WD