Used 2008 Subaru Legacy


$6,999 - $8,995
2008 Subaru Legacy

2008 Highlights

A mild face-lift, a sporty new "3.0 R Limited" trim level, a redesigned instrument panel, the cancellation of the wagon body style and the addition of a few new standard features (including tilt and telescopic steering wheel and an auxiliary audio jack) are the major changes for the 2008 Subaru Legacy line.


Pros

  • Attractive cabin design with high-quality materials, strong performance in GT trims, standard all-wheel drive, athletic handling, comfortable highway ride, outstanding crash test scores.

Cons

  • Smallish backseat and trunk, limited availability of stability control and navigation systems, upper trims can be pricey.

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Used 2008 Subaru Legacy for Sale

Subaru Legacy 2008 139,626 miles
Used 2008Subaru Legacy2.5 I Limited
List:$5,983
Est.Loan: $123/mo
Subaru Legacy 2008 2.5 I Special Edition 4dr Sedan AWD (2.5L 4cyl 4A) Off Black cloth109,891 miles
Used 2008Subaru Legacy2.5 I Special Edition
List:$6,999
Est.Loan: $143/mo
Subaru Legacy 2008 136,102 miles
Used 2008Subaru Legacy2.5 I Limited
List:$4,630
Est.Loan: $95/mo
Satin White Pearl 112,486 miles
Used 2008Subaru Legacy2.5 I
List:$8,888
Est.Loan: $182/mo
Obsidian Black Pearl Off Black cloth92,542 miles
Used 2008Subaru Legacy2.5 I
List:$7,995
Est.Loan: $164/mo
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Dealer Notes

Happy customers, Quality cars, Better prices, That is Hampstead Pre Owned. We eliminate all the anxiety and frustration of purchasing a used car by following the golden rule of treating others the way we would want to be treated. This company was founded on three simple principles: The first and and most important is that we never put profits before our customers. We have always and will always put our customers satisfaction before anything and everything else, no exception. Second, We put every car through a rigorous pre-sale check which far surpasses any state inspection required by law to absolutely ensure that you always get a safe and reliable vehicle , also every pre owned vehicle here comes with a complementary warranty, and our unprecedented 7 day exchange. Third, we use the most current pricing applications and programs to analyze each vehicle and compare them to the current market price to ensure you never over pay. Please take a moment to read our reviews and see what our customers have to say about us. We are a pre owned dealership with old fashioned values, building an amazing reputation one deal at a time.

139,310 miles
Used 2008Subaru Legacy2.5 I Limited
List:$4,699
Est.Loan: $96/mo
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Dealer Notes

Nice car... very clean ... low miles for the year...no mechanical issues...loaded with leather and power everything...sunroof... and a lot more..

Harvest Gold Metallic Taupe cloth101,399 miles
Used 2008Subaru Legacy2.5 I Special Edition
List:$7,511
Est.Loan: $154/mo
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Dealer Notes

Very Nice. Sunroof, iPod/MP3 Input, CD Player, Alloy Wheels, All Wheel Drive, Non-Smoker vehicle. 5 Star Driver Front Crash Rating. CLICK NOW! EXCELLENT SAFETY FOR YOUR FAMILY: 5 Star Driver Front Crash Rating. 5 Star Driver Side Crash Rating. 5 Star Passenger Front Crash Rating. Child Safety Locks, 4-Wheel ABS, Tire Pressure Monitoring System, 4-Wheel Disc Brakes Safety equipment includes Child Safety Locks Subaru Special Edition with Deep Bronze Metallic exterior and Ivory interior features a 4 Cylinder Engine with 175 HP at 6000 RPM*. Approx. Original Base Sticker Price: $21,800*. VEHICLE FEATURES: MP3 Player, Keyless Entry, Bucket Seats Non-Smoker vehicle. EXPERTS ARE SAYING: A family car that does a nice impression of a sport sedan, the Subaru Legacy is a lot of car for the money. -Edmunds.com. VISIT US TODAY: We are located at 6629 Carlisle Pike Mechanicsburg, PA 17050. Faulkner Subaru of Mechanicsburg is your Subaru dealership serving all of south central PA. We have a great selection of new, certified, and quality pre-owned vehicles as well as bank and credit union financing. Pricing analysis performed on 7/16/2018. Horsepower calculations based on trim engine configuration. Please confirm the accuracy of the included equipment by calling us prior to purchase.

145,043 miles
Used 2008Subaru Legacy2.5 GT Limited
List:Not Listed
Newport Blue Pearl 106,188 miles
Used 2008Subaru Legacy2.5 I Special Edition
List:Not Listed
Harvest Gold Metallic Off Black cloth66,071 miles
Used 2008Subaru Legacy2.5 I
List:$8,995
Est.Loan: $184/mo
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Dealer Notes

Happy customers, Quality cars, Better prices, That is Hampstead Pre Owned. We eliminate all the anxiety and frustration of purchasing a used car by following the golden rule of treating others the way we would want to be treated. This company was founded on three simple principles: The first and and most important is that we never put profits before our customers. We have always and will always put our customers satisfaction before anything and everything else, no exception. Second, We put every car through a rigorous pre-sale check which far surpasses any state inspection required by law to absolutely ensure that you always get a safe and reliable vehicle , also every pre owned vehicle here comes with a complementary warranty, and our unprecedented 7 day exchange. Third, we use the most current pricing applications and programs to analyze each vehicle and compare them to the current market price to ensure you never over pay. Please take a moment to read our reviews and see what our customers have to say about us. We are a pre owned dealership with old fashioned values, building an amazing reputation one deal at a time.

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Features & Specs

2.5 I Limited 4dr Sedan AWD (2.5L 4cyl 4A)2.5 I Special Edition 4dr Sedan AWD (2.5L 4cyl 4A)3.0 R Limited 4dr Sedan AWD w/Navi, VDC (3.0L 6cyl 5A)2.5 GT Limited 4dr Sedan AWD w/VDC (2.5L 4cyl Turbo 5A)2.5 I 4dr Sedan AWD (2.5L 4cyl 4A)2.5 GT Limited 4dr Sedan AWD (2.5L 4cyl Turbo 5M)2.5 I Special Edition 4dr Sedan AWD (2.5L 4cyl 5M)2.5 GT spec.B 4dr Sedan AWD w/Navi, VDC (2.5L 4cyl Turbo 6M)2.5 GT Limited 4dr Sedan AWD w/Navi, VDC (2.5L 4cyl Turbo 5A)2.5 I Limited 4dr Sedan AWD w/VDC (2.5L 4cyl 4A)2.5 I 4dr Sedan AWD (2.5L 4cyl 5M)
MPG2222202022212220202222
Seating55555555555
Transmission4-speed shiftable automatic4-speed shiftable automatic5-speed shiftable automatic5-speed shiftable automatic4-speed shiftable automatic5-speed manual5-speed manual6-speed manual5-speed shiftable automatic4-speed shiftable automatic5-speed manual
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Horsepower170 hp @ 6000 rpm170 hp @ 6000 rpm245 hp @ 6600 rpm243 hp @ 6000 rpm170 hp @ 6000 rpm243 hp @ 6000 rpm170 hp @ 6000 rpm243 hp @ 6000 rpm243 hp @ 6000 rpm170 hp @ 6000 rpm170 hp @ 6000 rpm

Safety

NHTSA Overall Rating

The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration offers independent analysis.
  • Frontal Barrier Crash Rating

    OverallNot Rated
    Driver5/5
    Passenger5/5
  • Side Crash Rating

    OverallNot Rated
  • Side Barrier Rating

    OverallNot Rated
    Driver5/5
    Passenger5/5
  • Combined Side Barrier & Pole Ratings

    Front SeatNot Rated
    Back SeatNot Rated
  • Rollover

    Rollover4/5
    Dynamic Test ResultNo Tip
    Risk Of RolloverNot Rated

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Honest/ Informed Review
While the 3.0R boasts a larger engine and more hp, it actually has less lb/foot of torque than its 2.5GT counterpart; translating to 7 tenths of a second from 0-60. The acclaimed S/I drive is amusing, if not practical. In sport mode acceleration is noticeably boosted from intelligent mode. Paddle-shifting is also available in sport sharp, though its more burdensome than liberating. Paddle-shift levers, S/I drive console, and Navigation system all contribute to the impressive interior. Even after the romance fades, the controls are insightful and convenient. This car may be your best choice if: a. you drive in all-weather conditions b. you purchase used at a discount
Great Car until 85,000 miles, then it started to fall apart.
I really tried to love Subaru and become a lifetime buyer of there cars. My 2008 legacy provided me with great awd traction, great highway mpg 30+, low maintenance costs. The negatives started at 85,000 miles, head gasket leak, end links failure provided very loud clunking noises, power steering pump wine, heat shield rattle at start up, door panel clunking, dashboard clunking. The problems started in June 2014 and by September I gave up on the car after I realized I have the dreaded Subaru head gasket leak. The car also became a rattle box inside after about 80,000 miles which surprised me. I planned on keeping the car to well over 100,000 miles. City mpg was also sub-par 17-19mpg.
Well researched decision
I rated the performance a 3 simply because their are better performing choices out there in a sedan. I wanted an AWD vehicle, but I also was looking to upgrade in mpg from my previous f150 4x4. My research had lead to me to the Subaru Legacy. I had never driven one or even sat inside one. This car gives the best bang for your buck if you purchase slightly used. I got a limited model 29k miles for 16995. Everyone that gets inside the car can't believe the features I got for the price tag. I've done a lot of research and nothing else compares. I wish the mpg was a bit better but I can live with all the features I get instead. The fun-to-drive factor is great despite the small engine.
Used 2008 Subaru Legacy Overview

The Used 2008 Subaru Legacy is offered in the following submodels: . Available styles include 2.5 I Limited 4dr Sedan AWD (2.5L 4cyl 4A), 2.5 I Special Edition 4dr Sedan AWD (2.5L 4cyl 4A), 3.0 R Limited 4dr Sedan AWD w/Navi, VDC (3.0L 6cyl 5A), 2.5 GT Limited 4dr Sedan AWD w/VDC (2.5L 4cyl Turbo 5A), 2.5 I 4dr Sedan AWD (2.5L 4cyl 4A), 2.5 GT Limited 4dr Sedan AWD (2.5L 4cyl Turbo 5M), 2.5 GT Limited 4dr Sedan AWD w/Navi, VDC (2.5L 4cyl Turbo 5A), 2.5 I Limited 4dr Sedan AWD w/VDC (2.5L 4cyl 4A), 2.5 GT spec.B 4dr Sedan AWD w/Navi, VDC (2.5L 4cyl Turbo 6M), 2.5 I Special Edition 4dr Sedan AWD (2.5L 4cyl 5M), and 2.5 I 4dr Sedan AWD (2.5L 4cyl 5M).

What's a good price on a Used 2008 Subaru Legacy?

Save up to $129 on one of 8 Used 2008 Subaru Legacy for sale at dealerships within 25 miles of Ashburn, VA with prices as low as $4,630 as of 07/22/2018, based on data from dealers and consumer-driven dealer ratings ranging from 3.7 to 5 out of 5 stars.

Price comparisons for Used 2008 Subaru Legacy trim styles:

  • The Used 2008 Subaru Legacy 2.5 I is priced between $7,995 and $8,995 with odometer readings between 66071 and 112486 miles.
  • The Used 2008 Subaru Legacy 2.5 I Limited is priced between $4,630 and $5,983 with odometer readings between 136102 and 139626 miles.
  • The Used 2008 Subaru Legacy 2.5 I Special Edition is priced between $6,999 and $7,511 with odometer readings between 101399 and 109891 miles.

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