2018-2019 Subaru Legacy – no revolution


The sixth generation sedan 2018-2019 Subaru Legacy officially presented on the significant to the Japanese company 2018-2019 Subaru North American market under the Chicago Auto Show in February 6th, and is timed to the 25th anniversary model. The new generation 2018-2019 Subaru Legacy will be available for US motorists and Canada in the summer of , the Russians will be able to buy a car is not a novelty before summer .

Sedan 2018-2019 Subaru Legacy in its second generation could make a design revolution in the classroom, but … did not do, which is very annoying. Until the last day was the hope of the premiere of the production version of the sixth-generation sedan 2018-2019 Subaru Legacy, that the novelty will be similar to shown in November (motor show in Los Angeles, California, USA) 2018-2019 Subaru Legacy Concept, caused great interest not only among visitors Motor Show but motorists in different parts of the planet.

Alas, the miracle did not happen, and in the serial version of the sixth generation of “Heritage” (as translated Legacy model) were only the evolutionary development of previous generations . Generational change has caused a lot of changes (albeit evolutionary, rather than revolutionary) in the exterior and interior of the new Japanese sedan. The technical part has undergone modernization which affected the steering and suspension, brake systems and engines.

Sedan Body entirely new, from the designs and dimensions, finishing changing the proportions of the passenger compartment (increase) and more extensive use of high-strength steel (tensile strength of 980 MPa) in the most critical areas in case of accident.

  • Dimensions of the new sixth-generation 2018-2019 Subaru Legacy are: 4796 mm long, 1840 mm wide, 1500 mm tall and 2750 mm wheelbase, ground clearance of 150 mm. New sedan was longer by 66 mm in length and 60 mm in width compared to its predecessor, the dimensions remain the same wheelbase, and body height decreased by 5 mm.

Japanese designers to create the body of the new generation of sedan Legacy focused on providing the largest possible and convenient for the driver and passengers cabin possible under the given wheel base size, width and length of the car and tried to improve the visibility and provide greater supply of space in the first and in the second row. Compared with the previous generation model changed shape, location and configuration of the front and rear roof pillars, the roof, the arrangement of mirrors, enlarged doorways.


As a result of the efforts of designers and engineers were embodied in the new very modern and stylish car, the exterior of which can be assessed using a photo and video materials chosen for the article.
The front end of the new 2018-2019 Subaru Legacy sedan demonstrates sportiness, integrity, and passion, to ensure strict aerodynamic bumper with bright elements, original headlamps, imposing trapezoid false radiator grille, sleek hood of the aluminum fins charismatic, strictly exterior mirrors on the monumental pillars.

Side of the body of a new-generation sedan is no less sporty and recklessly than the car’s face. Looking highlights a long and heavy hood, large radius with the ideal wheel arches decorated with strict organic vyshtampovki and designed for installation on the rubber disks 17-18 range, large front and rear doors with bright longitudinal edge over the line pens, elegant dome roof running down a strict, by -Sport fry feed.

The rear of the new generation of Japanese sedan business class 2018-2019 Subaru Legacy puts on display a large, stylish and beautiful ceiling with LED side light-filled, organically fit into the overall concept of strict stern with a solid bumper and the boot lid with compact vyshtampovki-spoiler.
And let the sixth generation has not made his appearance Revolution Legacy sedan, but began to look more solid and modern than the previous generation model.

As mentioned above, the interior of the new-generation Legacy sedan from 2018-2019 Subaru more than welcome to the driver and his companions. Increasing the width of the machine by 6 cm allowed more comfortably accommodate the driver and front passenger and rear passengers have more space not only in width, but also add extra inches in the legs.

The interior of the sixth-generation Legacy is available in two color options: ivory or black. According to the information announced by the manufacturer substantially improved interior noise and sound – set acoustic windshield, thicker steel floor panels, fenders and doors, soundproof foam is additionally used in the hidden cavities.

By equipping standard and additional options the next generation sedan 2018-2019 Subaru Legacy will be the most advanced in the lineup of the Japanese company. As far as packaged versions of the driver’s seat with electric adjustment in 10 directions, and memory settings for two people, an advanced multimedia system with 7-inch color touch screen (music, navigation, phone, reversing camera), acoustics Harman-Kardon (12 speakers 576 watts), Keyless Access and Start, a smart EyeSight system with stereoscopic cameras (adaptive cruise control with braking function, monitoring blind spots and lane departure, as well as monitoring objects in the cross traffic when maneuvering in reverse), front, side two-section airbags and curtain airbags oversized, dual-zone climate control, xenon lights and other trifles – the attributes of a modern car.

In technical terms, the sixth-generation sedan characteristics of 2018-2019 Subaru Legacy based on the predecessor platform with a fully independent suspension – front classic MacPherson strut, rear double wishbones, but … for better handling and stability of the car when cornering and driving in a straight line at high speed engineers 2018-2019 Subaru increased not only the rigidity of the body torsion, but also made more rigid stretchers (back new configuration) and fixing points of suspension arms, optimized rear shock absorbers. Installed more powerful electric motor-assisted steering that improves performance (steering wheel has become more acute), more tenacious and informative steel brake and the parking brake is now electronic.

In the presence of a proprietary system Symmetrical AWD (Symmetrical AWD) supplemented with Active Torque Vectoring (vector controls the front linkage, the inner wheel to turn by braking to a more neutral understeer) and CVT Lineatronic survived modernization will reduce the vibration and friction losses.

Under the hood, the new generation 2018-2019 Subaru Legacy with the start of sales in North America establish the familiar model of the previous generation boxer engine

  • The 2.5-liter four-cylinder and six-cylinder FB25 3.6-liter Series EZ, but have been subjected to revision and adjustment of the control units.
  • The 2.5-liter now emits 175 power and 236 Nm instead of 173 horses, after the modernization of the content 9.05 liters in city mode.
  • 3.6-liter (256 hp 335 Nm) drinks are now in the city of 11.76 liters, instead of 13-plus, as the manufacturer assures.

In conclusion, we note that the new sixth generation of 2018-2019 Subaru Legacy model year is in fact a deeply upgraded fifth-generation model with a new body. Evolution, however, but very slow.