Tuesday, June 14, 2016

Review: 2016 Subaru Legacy Is Easy to Drive, If Unspectacular

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Overview: Two of the fastest-growing automotive brands in America are Jeep and Subaru, which probably speaks to a cultural embrace of four-wheel drive as much as the popularity of those two brands’ specific models. A growing number of people regard all-wheel drive as a safety measure that enhances their sense of security in the same way that anti-lock brakes and stability control do—they may need it rarely but feel more comfortable knowing it’s there. Subaru’s biggest sales numbers are generated by the Forester crossover and the segment-creating Outback high-riding wagon, but all-wheel drive is standard in all of its models (save the BRZ sports coupe), among them the more ordinary, mid-size Legacy sedan we drove for this review. We mean “ordinary” in the nicest way, because the car’s absence of design excitement or fantasy-inspired overtones rests at the core of its appeal—it’s just an honest mainstream sedan that goes about its business without pretense. This sixth-generation model arrived for 2015 and was notably more refined, more comfortable, and bigger than before, firmly in the center of the mid-size market. READ MORE ››


from Car and Driver Blog http://www.caranddriver.com/reviews/2016-subaru-legacy-quick-take-review


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