2020 Subaru Legacy: Turbocharged & Raring To Go

With the unveiling of a turbocharged 2020 Legacy, Subaru was the talk of the town at this year’s Chicago Auto Show. Although the debuted model bears a striking resemblance to its last-gen sedan, the all-new ‘20 Subaru Legacy is assuredly far from a carbon copy of the 2019 Legacy. In fact, the hotly anticipated Legacy has been completely revamped, inside and out, and its release will set the stage for Subaru’s busiest autumn in years. (Like the upcoming 2020 Outback, the seventh-generation Legacy is scheduled to go on sale early this fall at Jim Burke Subaru in Birmingham or a Subaru dealership near you.)

So, what’s the deal with the new-and-improved 2020 Legacy? Take a look.

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New Turbo Engine

Not since 2012 has the Legacy been available with a turbocharged engine. That trend flips with the 2020 Subaru Legacy; a beefy 2.4L turbo-four, which produces 260 horsepower and 277 lb.-ft. of torque, will be available in select range-topping Legacy trims. This beast of an engine will break the 60-mph mark in 6.1 seconds while achieving a combined 28-mpg EPA rating.  

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What’s New In The Redesigned 2020 Subaru Outback?

The 2020 Outback may look like the Subaru wagon of years past – after all, it is sporting a gorgeous exterior, an adorable central stack of high-tech features, and luxurious touches from hood to hatch – but this redesigned crossover is undoubtedly the best Outback to date. In reality, all these new additions to Subaru’s hottest vehicle firmly place it in the category of “most anticipated SUV of the year.”  

2020 Subaru Outback Birmingham

What new additions, you ask? We’ve got the updated list of 2020 Outback specs and features, so let’s go over the differences between the new model and the outgoing 2019 Outback.  

Outback Trims 

Subaru emphasizes the need for drivers to personalize their vehicles. Select the all-new 2020 Onyx Edition XT trim at our Birmingham Subaru dealership, and you’ll be welcomed by glossy black-finished exterior accents, 18-inch alloy wheels, specialty Outback badging, and a glorious two-tone cabin. Creature comforts and in-vehicle tech are also top notch; enjoy water-resistant StarTex™ seats, Dual-Mode X-MODE, and more. 

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2019 Subaru Forester vs. Chevy Equinox: Comparing Crossover SUVs

Legendary compact SUVs like the Subaru Forester don’t grow on trees—they’re diligently designed and impeccably primped to make the most of every one of its nooks, crannies, and features. With the newly redesigned 2019 Forester, that flawless nature has never been more on display.

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But how does the ’19 Forester compare with the Chevrolet Equinox, one of the best-selling crossovers in America? While the Equinox may talk the talk with sales numbers, the new Forester is the one that walks the walk. Here’s a side-by-side comparison between these two all-star family SUVs.

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2019 Subaru Outback: A Superhero Wagon-SUV The World Needs

Look! Over on the road! It’s an SUV! It’s a wagon! It’s the 2019 Subaru Outback!

Cheesy callbacks to the 1950’s show Adventures of Superman aside, there’s something truly special about this refreshed Outback. It’s in the mold of a wagon yet has the extra cargo and passenger space of a crossover, and it comes in six heroic trims. DC Comics, eat your heart out.

Two Engines, One Superior Ride

The 2019 Outback is powered by one of two engines.

Stationed on all 2.5i trims (base, Premium, Limited, and Touring) is a 2.5-liter 4-cylinder that makes 175 horsepower and 174 lb.-ft. of torque, allowing it to tow up to 2,700 pounds. Fitted in the 3.6R Limited and Touring trims is a locomotive-like BOXER 3.6L 6-cylinder engine that produces 256 horsepower and 247 pound-foot of torque, allowing it to tow up to 3,000 pounds.

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Say Hello to the All-New 2019 Subaru Ascent

Say Hello to the All-New 2019 Subaru Ascent

“…Subaru’s AWD architecture is the best of its kind, functionally superior to on-demand all-wheel drive systems.” – Dan Neil, The Wall Street Journal.

“…the Ascent’s impressive blend of safety and value is unmatched by many rivals.”Jennifer Geiger, Cars.com.

“The three-row SUV many families need in the Subaru wrapper they want.”Joseph Capparella, Car and Driver. Continue reading “Say Hello to the All-New 2019 Subaru Ascent”