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2018 SUBARU Legacy Saloon Debuts with Subtle updates

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It’s the little thing with big changes

Subaru updated its 2018 Legacy, the Subaru 2018 does little changes to both exterior and interior appearance improvements in refinement, added technology and safety content. The legacy has Apple car Play and Android Auto as standard features but this is Subaru’s one of the best character.

The model line-up remains the same

The 2.5i packs a 175 hp 2.5-litre Legacy petrol engine which is a four-cylinder boxer, while the 3.6 R has a 256 hp 3.6 litre flat six, variable transmission with a manual mode and paddle shifter, through virtual gears remains the only transmission option.

The engine has a computer brain to provide quicker and smoother stifle response. Of course, wheel drives with torque vectoring is standard on all legacy. The 2.5i is available to a base, premium, sport and Limited trims, while the 3.6 R comes as the top limited only.

The front of the legacy has been slightly tweaked to give a sportier appearance. The new face is wider and lower intake and the hexagonal grill is broader. The 2018 model year also sees restyle and new awesome colour (magnetite grey metallic and crimson red pearl).

Retuned and reduced

The saloon and Hatchback introduced with all new platform and a new architecture for 2018, the legacy has the same but just refined. The Subaru has returned deferral that Subaru legacy claims both ride harshness and body roll.

The automaker says that linear power steering and improved brakes are just awesome. The legacy cabin should be quieter, excellent power train, reshaped side mirror for less wind noise, an insulating film applied to the front side glass, and thicker rear wheel well insulation.

Playing tech catch up

Interior has never been Subaru’s strong suit, but its cabin is comfortable.  As part improved, faster Star link, integration, Apple car play and android auto are newly available. These services are available on a standard 6.5-inch multimedia screen or an optional 8.0-inch display.

Bluetooth phone connectivity and audio streaming, phone audio control, a single USB port, and auxiliary jack remain standard on all legacy equipped with Star link while dual front and rear USB  smartphone integration cloud application and tom-tom navigation come on higher trim levels. Subaru has also improved voice recognition controls thanks to two microphone in the cabin.

A redesigned central console surrounds the multimedia system steering wheel also new. Upper trims level offers to offer real stitching on the dash, seats and door panels as well as high gloss black trim levels and silver coloured bezels. A third interior colour choice, grey joins black and ivory.

Subaru added safety features Subaru eyesight camera and sensor system already include adaptive cruise control, pre-collision braking. Lane departure warning system, lane keeping assist blind spot detection rear cross traffic alert.

The standard guideline that moves I-sync with the driver steering inputs. The sum up the legacy sees a comprehensive array of small changes but given the legacy just came off another year of rising sales, one could argue that didn’t need much more.

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A better inside job

It is newly available 11.6 inches vertically oriented touch screen display, the legacy interior would look about new as an exterior. The material used very nicer, and the detailing is more up scaling scale.

It is vertical tablets in the Ram 1500, Tesla Model S, and new ford explorer. There are reconfigurable tiles for on-screen menus shortcuts function to their liking and air condition function relate to the bottom of the screen. Users also can split the screen into two, two displaying two sets of information.

Another competitor introduced a new touch screen that lacks a physical knob for volume and tuning function. Subaru notes that its 11.6-inch screen actual volume and tuning knobs. The dashboard display is standard on the premium, sport and limited model; on the range-topping touring.

The base legacy doesn’t get the big screen; instead, it has two 7.0 inch displayed stack on top of one another, with one handling infotainment function and other reading out climate. Control info. Apple Car Play and Android auto phone mirroring integration are standard across line up.

It is safe to assume advances in safety

The legacy has eyesight camera-based active safety suit, which includes automatic emergency braking adaptive cruise control and self-steering lane keep the system that uses steering inputs to keep the saloon from wandering out of its lane.

There are also new camera base drivers facial recognition feature, which can pick up or driver distracted or fatigued and warn him visual or audio alert. Its legacy limited and standard on the limited XT and touring XT models. So, 2018 legacy was most advanced and stylish.

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