The updated sedan 2018-2019 Subaru Legacy 5th generation paired with the last upgrades crossover 2018-2019 Subaru Outback got to the Russian motorists and presented in local showrooms as a model year. In our review article a detailed look at the changes in the design of the body, choose a paint color, wheels and tires for the 2018-2019 Subaru Legacy and 2018-2019 Subaru Outback year. Do not leave without attention and interior car trunk, consider the quality of materials and the convenient location of the driver and passengers a look at the content of comfort functions, entertainment and security. We elaborate the attention of our readers to the technical characteristics of the restyled Legacy and Outback. Of course, representatives of the Japanese car industry will arrange a test drive on asphalt and off paved roads. Photo and video materials will help to evaluate internal and external change models, analysis of feedback will allow the owners to find out the actual fuel consumption and possible shortcomings of the typical representatives of the popular 2018-2019 Subaru in Russia – the Legacy and Outback.
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Japanese designers are responsible for the exterior, light strokes to modernize the appearance of models, and grasp the change is difficult. Let’s go around the cars around and evaluate the potential buyer traditionally close look.
The front of the sedan Legacy (no touring in Russia with more than replaces the Outback crossover) with large slanted headlamps (Xenon), stylish soars on the wings of the hills, a powerful bumper with compact air intake and bright aerodynamic elements positively affecting the distribution of air masses impinging on the body car and giving sculpture fairing manly appearance. Hood with two longitudinal ribs, accurate false radiator grille in chrome-plated frame and the horizontal bar.
The front of the 2018-2019 Subaru Outback is a bit heavier due to the plastic protectors on the bumper and the huge fog, frame radiator grille with three chrome crossbars devoid of decoration.
In reviewing the sedan side select vyshtampovki powerful wheel arches, calm surface of the sidewalls and doors gently dropdown roof line, compact feed. Crossover 2018-2019 Subaru wagon Outbek course differs from the sedan form the back part of the body, but not only.
The lower edges of doors, thresholds and edge bumpers bear a powerful protection from black plastic designed to protect the paintwork of the body from contact with the roughness of the road and the stones flying from under the wheels. Complementing the picture serious ground clearance. The rest of the body side models are identical – beautiful, stylish, charismatic.
Feed sedan 2018-2019 Subaru Legacy matched around the powerful and assertive image of the car – the boot lid with high vertical surface, large and beautiful ceiling side light, a huge rear bumper skirt and trunks of exhaust pipes. At the same time in the car looking nice, soft lines blend harmoniously with sharp edges.
The back of the 2018-2019 Subaru crossover Outbek does not look as succinctly as sedan feed. A large tailgate, the elements of lighting with broken lines, rough, like chopped bumper.
After completing the journey around the machine every car owner will find his interesting details and design elements. It is safe to say that in spite of the vehicles are completely different relationship. Sedan 2018-2019 Subaru Legacy bright representative of the business class, created for comfortable movement of the driver and passengers on urban and suburban routes with stylish and, in our view, a harmonious appearance.
2018-2019 Subaru Outback – a typical representative of his party crossover, a few rough and brutal, but additional elements of its design are aimed at protecting the body. Rudeness, brutality, pressure – male car at 100%.
- Do not be amiss to recall the cars dimensions. External dimensions of the body 2018-2019 Subaru Legacy (2018-2019 Subaru Outback) in are as follows: 4730 (4775) mm in length, 1780 (1820) mm in width, 1505 (1605) mm in height, 2750 (2745) mm wheelbase, 150 (213) mm ground clearance (clearance).
- Depending on the saturation of equipment 2018-2019 Subaru Legacy Japanese sedan will sport on tires 215/50 R17 or 225/45 R18, clad aluminum wheels on 17-18 range. As the tuning wheel arches are willing to accept tires 235/40 R18.
- Touring with the makings of an SUV 2018-2019 Subaru Outback is equipped with tires with a high-profile 225/60 R17 as the lightweight aluminum disks, you can set your own tires 225/55 R18.
- When ordering from the eight proposed options you can choose exterior paint colors Car: Satin White Pearl (pearl white), Ice Silver Metallic (metallic silver), Burnished Bronze Metallic (color of brass), Sage Green Metallic (sage green), Deer Sea Blue Pearl (marine blue pearl), dark gray metallic (dark gray metallic), Venetian red pearl (Venetian red pearl) and Crystal black silica (black silicon).
The design and architecture of the cabin is the same in both cars, of course if you do not take into account the size of boot. Convenient and comfortable seats of the first row with unobtrusive lateral support and heated in the initial configuration the driver’s seat electric drive (10 lines), in saturated versions and passenger can adjust the position of the seat in eight directions using the drive.
Let’s sit in the lounge and check-ups. Optimal radius of the multifunction steering wheel (you can control many functions without removing hands from the steering-wheel) in the skin of pleasure lies in your hands, steering column adjustable for height and depth, beautiful and stylish dashboard with a nice backlit eye and a 3.5-inch color screen trip computer. High hill the front panel with smooth lines and waves rifts covered with a soft plastic. The center console is like a torso athlete with broad shoulders surmounted by a 4.3-inch color screen multimedia system (CD MP3 AUX and USB Bluetooth iPod), below the climate control unit. Powerful tunnel is not overloaded with controls: lever box, electronic parking brake button and heated front seats of a button. It looks forward part of the cabin of the initial kitting stylish and modern. Dear version even more beautiful: a 7-inch touch screen to display the navigation maps and images from a rear view camera, large and comfortable control unit premium audio system, dual-zone climate control.
On the rear seats will accommodate three passengers comfortably, that’s just sitting in the middle will significantly interfere with the high transmission tunnel on the floor. Backseat not very much, but the head is not sitting propped up the ceiling, and there in front of knees reserve space.
In addition to the above features of comfort and fun set of equipment is complemented cruise control, cloth or leather upholstery, electric windows, 8-Mew airbags, alarm with central locking. The quality of materials, assembly of interior and the overall impression of the interior is very pleasant, it is certainly not the German business class, but solidly and efficiently.
The trunk of a sedan 2018-2019 Subaru Legacy accommodate 476 liters of cargo.
Cargo space 2018-2019 Subaru Outback owner will appreciate the ability to boot from 526 liters with five people on board to 1690 liters with the driver and front passenger, while the back row of transformation turns flat cargo area.
Technical characteristics of the new 2018-2019 Subaru Legacy and 2018-2019 Subaru Outback : upgraded cars were upgraded suspension, but the architecture remains the same – front MacPherson strut, rear double wishbones. Increased stiffness of the suspension elements mounting bushings subframe acquired additional attachment points, the rear shock absorbers are mounted in other locations. Increased productivity of the electric motor of the electric power steering, VDC system (in charge of management of the work of the dynamic stabilization system) had a new control unit. The changes are aimed at a more stable behavior of the car at high speed and cornering.
In Russia, the 2018-2019 Subaru Legacy is offered with two petrol four-cylinder boxer engine:
- 2.5-liter (167 hp) accelerates the sedan weight from 1486 kg to 100 mph in 10.3 seconds and allows you to dial 210 mph top speed. Fuel consumption according to the manufacturer from 7.4 liters in the country up to 12 liters in the city.
- The 2.5-liter turbocharged (265 hp) for the 2018-2019 Subaru Legacy 2.5 GT is able to shoot cars weight from 1562 kg to the first hundred in 6.2 seconds, acceleration is completed at a maximum speed of 245 mph. Passport fuel consumption of 8.1 liters on the highway and 14.9 liters in city mode.
In the presence of a proprietary system of permanent four-wheel drive Symmetrical AWD. For less powerful engine all-wheel drive with active torque distribution, electric power steering and a stepless variator Lineartronic with manual gear selection mode. For a more powerful motor wheel drive with variable torque distribution, power steering and automatic transmission Automatic transmission 5.
2018-2019 Subaru Outback Russians also available with two petrol engines, four-cylinder and six-cylinder:
- 2.5-liter (167 hp) mated to a CVT delivers Lineartronic car weight from 1,552 kg up to 100 mph in 10.4 seconds, top speed of 198 mph. The manufacturer promises fuel consumption of 7.4 liters on a suburban highway to 12 liters in city mode.
- Townhouse in Opposite “six” in volume of 3,6 liters (249 hp) are working in tandem with the automatic transmission 5. Tandem engine and an automatic transmission capable of 7.5 seconds to disperse the car weight from 1628 kg to 100 mph, the maximum speed is 230 mph. The fuel consumption of 7.9 liters in the country to 15.2 liters in the urban bustle.
Proprietary system Symmetrical AWD all-wheel drive for initial engine with active torque distribution, for a more powerful variable torque distribution. Applied electric power steering.
Digital claimed fuel consumption in actual use can not be achieved owners. The initial 167-horsepower engine in a combined cycle requires a minimum of 10-12 liters in urban consumption rises to 15-16 liters.
Fuel consumption turbocharged engine depends on the owner’s driving style, and can be up to 11-12 liters of mixed mode with a quiet ride or 16-18 liters during aggressive driving.
The six-cylinder engine “likes” gasoline on the highway the engine consumes about 10-11 liters, and in a city mode of operation at least 17-18 liters.
Brakes, of course, modern all-wheel disc with ABS EBD brake assist and VDC (dynamic stabilization). Powerful version additionally equipped with an advanced system SI-Drive (SUBARU Intelligent Drive), allowing to change the characteristics of the car with calm to aggressive sports.
New 2018-2019 Subaru Legacy and 2018-2019 Subaru Outback, a test drive: the technical part, and especially corporate subarovsky wheel drive allows you to enjoy not only the car’s handling on dry roads, but in the harsh winter conditions. Getting behind the wheel of 2018-2019 Subaru Legacy on the roads it is necessary to take into account of course the small ground clearance of the car, but even with a minimum clearance sedan is paved roads feels “at ease” and easily boosts obstacles that can not afford many crossovers.
2018-2019 Subaru Outback able to surprise many drivers not only on the roads, excellent ground clearance 213 mm, excellent four-wheel drive will allow travel on the roads, where if lucky enough to find a car, then it will be, or all-wheel drive truck or SUV UAZ. Outback is able to go forward in spite of the ditches, pits and the degree of humidity of the back roads. Not in our habits praise test cars, but on the roads Outback demonstrates phenomenal patency. On roads with asphalt crossover car will appreciate the manageability of business-class, with a comfortable and energy-intensive suspension, ostym steering and stable behavior in bends and when driving in a straight line at high speed.
How much is in Russia to buy a 2018-2019 Subaru Legacy and 2018-2019 Subaru Outback : for the sedan 2018-2019 Subaru Legacy in showrooms of authorized dealers asking price from 1 412 400 rubles for the basic equipment with an engine 167 forces and upholstered chairs, the cost of cars in the maximum configuration with leather interior, navigation and turbo engine with 265 horsepower in the impact rises to 1 815 800 rubles.
Sale 2018-2019 Subaru Outback – the price of 1 554 900 rubles to 2 255100 rubles.
Tuning, spare parts, maintenance and repair of Japanese cars 2018-2019 Subaru Legacy and 2018-2019 Subaru Outback – a prerogative of only certified centers, ordinary service, specializing in servicing the domestic automobile industry, can not cope with this kind of work. But simple car accessories (mats or covers), it is possible to order via the Internet, and save considerably.