2021 Subaru Legacy


The Subaru Legacy is a good car. It is a solid choice to provide you with dependable performance and plenty of great features. It is an affordable vehicle option that comes from a brand you can trust. 

What exactly does the Subaru Legacy offer you in terms of features and capability? Below, we will look at an in-depth model review of this vehicle, including performance, interior, exterior, technology, and safety. Check it out below, and reach out to us at Granite Subaru with any questions you may have. 

What's New for 2021?

The Subaru Legacy did see a couple of updates for the 2021 model year. This vehicle now has adaptive headlights as a standard feature. This feature allows you to see better and be seen while you are on the road, so it keeps you safer. The other feature that is now standard for the 2021 model year is a rear seat reminder. This safety feature reminds you to check your rear seats as you leave your vehicle. 

That is not all that this Subaru has to offer you. Learn more about all the other features the 2021 Legacy provides you below. 

Performance and Engine Options

Let's take a look at the performance of the Subaru Legacy, including the engine options and other performance features. 

  • 2.5-liter four-cylinder - Your base engine in the Subaru Legacy is a 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine. This engine produces 182-horsepower. 
  • Turbocharged 2.4-liter four-cylinder - Your available engine option is a turbocharged one. This turbocharged 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine produces 260-horsepower for a more powerful engine option for you. 

Both of these engine options come standard with a continuously variable automatic transmission. They also come standard with all-wheel drive so that your vehicle can handle tougher conditions. 

 When it comes to fuel efficiency, you can expect to get around 27 city and 35 highway miles per gallon with the base engine. If you opt for the turbocharged engine, you will get about 24 city and 32 highway miles per gallon. 

In addition to its performance, what does the 2021 Subaru Legacy have to offer you? There are a lot of great features to be found in this vehicle, you can check out some of those features below. 


The exterior of this vehicle is smooth and stylish for you, as well as functional. It is home to features like LED steering responsive headlights, 17-inch aluminum alloy wheels, all-season tires, folding side mirrors with integrated turn signals, and more. 

You can also get the exterior style you want with your Legacy with exterior paint colors like Abyss Blue Pearl, Crystal Black Silica, Crimson Red Pearl, Ice Silver Metallic, Magnetite Gray Metallic, Brilliant Bronze Metallic, and more. 


 On the inside of this vehicle, you can find comfortable seating for up to five people in two rows. This vehicle comes standard with cloth upholstery, but there are available seating options like leather upholstery and Nappa leather upholstery. You also have the option to get heated front seats, heated rear seats, ventilated front seats, and power-adjustable front seats. This vehicle has about 15.1 cubic feet of cargo space in its trunk. 

Technology Features

Next, let's take a look at the technology features that can be found inside the Subaru Legacy. This vehicle is tech-savvy and can provide you with entertainment, connectivity, and convenience. 

  • Infotainment System - This vehicle has a standard 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system that is intuitive and easy to use. This vehicle also has an available 11.6-inch touchscreen system. 
  • Apple CarPlay and Android Auto - This vehicle also has smartphone connectivity in the form of Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. These two systems can help you connect your infotainment system and get access to your smartphone through your vehicle. This can allow you to access apps, music, phone contacts, and more. 
  • Wireless Device Charging - You can also get wireless device charging with this vehicle. This ensures that you have your phone charged without having to remember to bring a car charger along. 
  • Harman Kardon Audio System - This premium stereo system can help you enjoy your music, podcasts, and more. The 12-speaker Harman Kardon audio system is a great feature to have. 
  • USB ports - You also have USB ports in the front and rear of your vehicle so that you and your passengers can stay connected to their technology.
  • Bluetooth - Bluetooth capability allows you to talk on the phone while keeping your hands on the wheel. This helps you stay connected to your people and stay safer as you are driving. 
  • Keyless Entry and Push Button Start - The Subaru Legacy also gives you keyless entry and push-button start to give you added capability and convenience. 
  • Navigation - This navigation system can help you get where you need to go. You will be able to easily see where you are and where you are going and get there safely. 

These are some of the main technology features that can be found on the Subaru Legacy. There are also safety technology features that can be found in this car. You can learn more about this below.


The Subaru Legacy is built to be safe for you. This vehicle features an intelligent design to keep you and your passengers safe, as well as features like airbags to protect you. There are also some safety technology features that can help prevent or lessen the impact of a collision in the first place. The standard safety technology features in this car include lane keep assist, lane departure warning, adaptive headlights, adaptive cruise control, a rearview camera, automatic emergency braking, and a rear seat reminder. There are also available features like rear cross traffic alert, driver drowsiness monitoring, and reverse automatic emergency braking. You can learn more about some of these safety features in more detail below. 

  • Lane Departure Warning - This safety feature will monitor where you are in your lane, and it will alert you if you are unintentionally drifting out of your lane. It can also be paired with the lane keep assist feature that will make minor steering corrections to keep you in your lane. 
  • Blind Spot Monitoring - This feature looks out for the places you cannot see. It detects vehicles that may be in your blind spot so that you can avoid a potential collision when trying to change lanes. 
  • Forward Collision Warning - With forward collision warning, you are alerted if your vehicle detects a potential front-end collision. This works with the forward automatic emergency braking feature that can apply the brakes to help you avoid or lessen the impact of the collision. 
  • Rear Cross Traffic Alert - It is hard to see behind you when you are moving your vehicle in reverse out of a driveway or parking space. The rear cross traffic alert feature will monitor to alert of any traffic crossing behind you as you are moving in reverse. 

These safety technologies can look out for you and your passengers and keep you safer on the road whether you are driving on a long road trip or a short commute. 

As you can see, there is a lot to like about the 2021 Subaru Legacy. There are some great features and capabilities that this vehicle offers you. If you have any questions about it, you can reach out to us at Granite Subaru.