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2000 Subaru Legacy

The Subaru Legacy enters its generation with a brand new more powerful engine, and trim lineup. Improvements it continues to offer the versatile styles, standard all-wheel and car-like driving dynamics have made it one of Subaru’s models.

The 2000 Subaru can fit five passengers and is available as a four-door sedan or wagon. styles are offered in three levels. Sedans come in a L, sporty GT, or luxurious GT Limited, wagons are available as a budget-minded mid-level L, or performance-oriented GT.

The Range

Styles: sedan, wagon

2.5-liter four-cylinder

Transmissions: manual, four-speed automatic

Models: Subaru Legacy Subaru Legacy L, Subaru GT, Subaru Legacy GT Limited


The 2000 Subaru Legacy a complete redesign. Last dual overhead cam engine is by a single-overhead-cam 2.5-liter four-cylinder. All body styles give a and more aerodynamic silhouette, breakaway mirrors, and a hidden Safety features are overhauled as with all models offering and rear impact beams, a three-point seatbelt, and front belt pretensioners.

The GT Limited level now comes with side-impact airbags.


The Subaru Legacy boast lines, a more aerodynamic and a sportier overall look in the and wagon models. Standard features on L sedans and wagons 15-inch steel wheels, glass, and intermittent windshield The Brighton wagon adds a rear window defroster.

GT sedans and wagons get 16-inch wheels, foglights, ground a single power sunroof on a dual power sunroof on a limited-slip rear differential, and a suspension. The top-level GT Limited as well as the GT wagon, adds a spoiler.

The 2000 Subaru features that are used in trims are available on base including foglights, alloy keyless entry, and a sunroof. All can be upgraded with an optional rack. Both body measure 184.4 inches in though wagons offer a higher ground clearance of 6.3

Unlike Subaru’s popular Outback, the Legacy comes in a color scheme.


The Subaru Legacy improves its with larger controls, an instrument panel, and more locks. The budget-friendly Brighton comes with cloth bucket front seats, a rear bench seat, a storage console, a tilt wheel, power steering, power windows, and a radio a cassette player.

The 2000 Legacy L gains cruise power door locks, and exterior mirrors, while GT add a power driver’s seat, steering wheel trim, and trunk release. The top-of-the-line GT sedan comes with upholstery and a CD player. Regular GT can be upgraded with the GT Limited’s seating, while all models can be with an optional CD changer.

The 2000 Subaru Legacy suffers from a rear that’s on the cramped side, the redesign. In sedan versions, passengers receive 38.9 of headroom and 43.3 inches of while rear passengers are just 36.6 inches of and 34.2 inches of legroom. don’t offer much space with rear receiving 39.1 inches of and 34.3 inches of legroom.

In of cargo capacity, however, the is the clear winner. While versions offer 12.4 feet of storage space all seats in place, wagons 34.3 cubic feet. volume can be expanded by folding the bench seat.

Performance Handling

The 2000 Legacy is best known for its performance. For 2000, all Legacy come fitted with a 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine 165 horsepower and 166 lb-ft of torque. A manual transmission is standard, but all can be upgraded with a four-speed

While both gearboxes smooth shifts, the manual is off the line.

All 2000 Subaru models are able to absorb bumps, though the GT trims’ sport-tuned suspensions make for a bouncier ride. In exchange, the models offer sharper Thanks to its standard AWD, the offers greater grip most sedans and wagons.

roll is evident in tight but is still less noticeable in a typical SUV.


All 2000 Subaru models come standard driver and passenger front anti-lock brakes, and daytime lights. The GT Limited adds front side-impact airbags, and and stability control are not offered. In Institute for Highway Safety tests, it earned a top overall of #8220;#8221;good.#8221;

EPA Fuel Economy

Legacy: 19/25 mpg city/highway


Standard AWD


Comfortable cabin


You Won#8217;t Like


Cramped rear seat

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