2019 SUBARU LEGACY OVERVIEW
Subaru America introduced the 2019 Legacy now with EyeSight Driver Assist Technology as standard equipment across all trim levels. The updated midsize sedan arrives at Subaru retailers this summer.
New for 2019, Legacy comes standard with EyeSight Driver Assist Technology, which had previously been an option on most trim levels. EyeSight includes Adaptive Cruise Control, Pre-Collision Braking and Throttle Management, Lane Departure Warning and Lane Keep Assist. The 2019 Legacy 2.5i is available in base, Premium, Sport and Limited trims; the 6-cylinder Legacy 3.6R is available in Limited.
The 2019 Subaru Legacy 2.5i Sport model, in addition to EyeSight, makes the Blind Spot Detection with Lane Change Assist and Rear Cross Traffic Alert system standard for 2019.
The Legacy also features interior enhancements for 2019. The 2.5i base model gains an overhead console shower light and dual front center console USB ports. A high-grade instrument panel combination meter with 5.0-inch color LCD is now standard for all trim levels. Legacy 2.5i Premium, 2.5i Limited and 3.6R Limited trims have a standard auto-dimming rearview compass mirror with Homelink® featuring a thin-frame design.
DOHC 4-cylinder BOXER; aluminum cylinder heads and block
DOHC 6-cylinder BOXER; aluminum cylinder heads and block
Bore x Stroke
94 x 90mm
92 x 91mm
2,498cc (152 cu. in.)
3,630 cc (221.5 cu. in.)
Chain-driven camshafts, Active Valve Control System (intake valves)
Chain-driven camshafts, Dual Active Valve Control System (intake and exhaust valves)
175 hp @ 5,800 rpm
256 hp @ 6,000 rpm
174 lb-ft @ 4,000 rpm
247 lb-ft @ 4,400 rpm
Sequential multi-port fuel injection (MFI) with cylinder head direct-mount multi-spray injectors and Electronic Throttle Control (ETC) system
Sequential multi-port fuel injection (MFI) with multi-spray injectors and Electronic Throttle Control (ETC) system
Fuel economy (mpg)
25 city/34 highway/29 combined
20 city/28 highway/23 combined
Zero to 60 mph
Regular grade, 87 AKI minimum
Lineartronic CVT (Continuously Variable Transmission) includes 6- speed manual mode and steering wheel paddle control switches
High-torque Lineartronic CVT includes 6- speed manual mode and steering wheel paddle control switches
Active Torque Split AWD with electronically managed variable hydraulic transfer clutch
Vehicle Dynamics Control (VDC) with electronic traction control system (TCS) and Active Torque Vectoring
Unitized body construction, Ring Shaped Reinforcement Frame safety structure
Front: MacPherson-type struts, lower L-arms, coil springs and stabilizer bar
Rear: Double wishbone with subframe, coil springs and stabilizer bar (Limited trims have Stablex suspension with larger front struts along with front and rear damping tuned for improved low-speed handling and enhanced ride comfort at higher speeds)
Power-assisted 4-wheel disc with Electronic Brake-force Distribution (EBD), 4- channel / 4-sensor ABS, Brake Assist and Brake Override system
Front: Dual piston calipers, ventilated discs (2.5i: 11.6-in.; 3.6R Ltd: 12.4 in.)
Rear: single-piston calipers, ventilated discs (all: 11.8-in.)
Quick-ratio electric power-assisted rack and pinion
Turns, lock to lock
36.8 ft. curb-to-curb
17 x 7-in. Steel
17 x 7.5-in. alloy, silver finish (option)
17 x 7.5-in. alloy, silver finish
18 x 7.5-in. alloy, black with machine finish
18 x 7.5-in. alloy, gray with machine finish
18 x 7.5-in. alloy, gray with machine finish
Base and Premium: 225/55R17 97V
Sport and Limited: 225/50R18 95H
TRIM LEVELS & PRICING
The 2019 Subaru Legacy 2.5i base trim also comes standard with the SUBARU STARLINK 6.5-inch Multimedia with features including smartphone integration with Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, Aha, Pandora and STARLINK Cloud Apps, Bluetooth hands-free phone and audio streaming connectivity, AM/FM stereo, and Rear Vision Camera. The updated multimedia system now includes a single-disc CD player, HD Radio, SiriusXM All Access Radio and SiriusXM Travel Link.
The 2019 Subaru Legacy 2.5i Premium upgrades, over the 2.5i base trim, include 17-inch alloy wheels, All-Weather Package (heated front seats, heated exterior mirrors and windshield wiper de-icer), leather-wrapped steering wheel, dual-zone automatic climate control system and a 10-way power driver’s seat that includes power lumbar support.
The Legacy 2.5i Premium, Sport and Limited feature as standard the SUBARU STARLINK 8.0-inch Multimedia Plus system with a high-resolution 8.0-inch touchscreen that includes all the features of the 6.5-inch Multimedia system and adds Voice Activated Controls, Bluetooth hands-free text messaging and Near Field Communication. STARLINK Connected Services are available as an opt-in feature on Premium and above trims.
Options for the 2.5 Premium include a Power Moonroof, STARLINK 8.0-inch Multimedia with Navigation, Blind Spot Detection with Lane Change Assist and Rear Cross Traffic Alert, High Beam Assist and LED fog lights.
The 2019 Subaru Legacy 2.5i Sport adds to the Premium trim level’s equipment with 18-inch sport-styled wheels, sport-type front grille, body color rocker trim with chrome accents, body color trunk spoiler, LED fog lights and foldable mirrors with integrated turn signals. Exclusive to the Sport is a two-tone cloth interior with blue accent stitching, carbon fiber finish patterned trim and three-spoke design leather-wrapped steering wheel with blue stitching.
The Legacy 2.5i Sport is available with a suite of optional features including Power Moonroof, STARLINK 8.0" Multimedia with Navigation, Reverse Automatic Braking and High Beam Assist.
The 2019 Subaru Legacy 2.5i Limited enhances ride comfort with Stablex Suspension. The Limited adds the luxury of perforated leather-trimmed upholstery, heated rear seat backs and cushions, rear-seat air conditioner outlets and a 10-way power driver’s seat with two-position memory and power lumbar support. Additionally, the Limited has a 4-way power front passenger seat, 18-inch alloy wheels, LED fog lights, body color foldable side mirrors with integrated turn signals and Keyless Access with Push-Button Start.
The Legacy 3.6R Limited tops the line with a 256 horsepower, 3.6-liter 6-cylinder BOXER engine.
For the 2.5i Limited and 3.6R Limited, Blind Spot Detection with Lane Change Assist and Rear Cross Traffic Alert system is standard. STARLINK 8.0" Multimedia with Navigation, Power Moonroof, Reverse Automatic Braking, High Beam Assist and LED Steering Responsive Headlights are available in a package. On the Limited trims, the navigation system includes 12 Harman Kardon speakers and a Harman Kardon 576-watt equivalent amplifier.
MSRP for all 2019 Subaru Legacy models is as follow
MSRP + destination and delivery
2019 LEGACY OPTION PACKAGES
Alloy Wheel Package
Blind Spot Detection & Rear Cross Traffic Alert + High Beam Assist + Fog Lights + Turn Signal Mirrors
Moonroof + Navigation System + Blind Spot Detection + Rear Cross Traffic Alert + High Beam Assist + Fog Lights + Turn Signal Mirrors
Moonroof + Navigation System + Reverse Automatic Braking + High Beam Assist
Moonroof + Navigation System + Reverse Automatic Braking + High Beam Assist + LED Steering Responsive Headlights