2017 Subaru Legacy and Outback Pricing Announced

2017 Subaru Outback Touring front

Subaru has announced the pricing for the 2017 Legacy and the Outback models.

The entry level sedan is priced at $22,815 while the crossover wagon is priced at $26,520.

The pricing for the models include destination delivery charges. Both the sedan and the wagon are powered by the same 2.5-liter flat four engine in the basic 2.5i variant. The engine is capable delivering a total of 175 horsepower which is acceptable at the price point at which Subaru is offering the cars. A higher end 3.6R model is also available which is powered by a 3.6-liter flat six powertrain which can deliver up to 256 horsepower.

A common lineartronic CVT transmission system by Subaru is found on both the Legacy and the Outback models. They use an all-wheel drive system which obviously leads to better performance and torque. The newer version of these vehicles are also better when it comes to fuel management. In terms of features, the 2017 Legacy and Outback has a 6.2-inch touchscreen infotainment system. It is equipped with Starlink multimedia interface connected to a rearview camera and Bluetooth connectivity.

For buyers who opt for the higher end version of the car, the company offers a bigger seven-inch touchscreen display, moon roof, dual climate zone control system, audio system provided by Harman Kardon, easy navigation and keyless entry/ start functionality. The Limited and Touring trimline are equipped with automatic braking as well as high beam assist in the 2017 edition. All these features are shared by both the vehicles, the sedan and the crossover wagon. Eyesight safety suite is equipped to ensure a safe ride for the entire family.

A brand new 2.5i Sport trim is also added to the Legacy models which are equipped with 18-inch alloy wheels, fog lights and gloss black housing with two tone cloth upholstery. The front grille in the sports edition is dark gray and turn signal mirrors have a silvery finish. The touring grade model adds all these features and also has heated steering wheel, Java Brown leather interiors which are duly contrasted with ivory stitching. Both Legacy and Outback are offered with touring grade upgrade.

The vehicles are scheduled to hit showrooms in the month of July. Pre-orders will start real soon. Subaru is aiming to offer the best features for the investment made and yet managed to keep the pricing of the vehicles quite affordable even on the top of the line trim models.

Subaru Outback Touring and Legacy Sport Trims Launched

Subaru has expanded their lineup by adding new trimline variants to their crossover and sedan models.

The 2017 version of these cars will be upgraded with brand new features to make it worthwhile for the buyers.

The update is being rolled out to the 2017 Subaru Outback and the 2017 Subaru Legacy Sport models. The car now uses a dark grey grille with accents of the same color and has 18-inch alloy wheels. Exterior changes found in the vehicle include outback badges made of chrome material, new lower body cladding, and silver finish on the rails. The auto manufacturer offers a brand new color variant for the car named the Brilliant Brown.

Changes made in the interiors comprise of leather trimmed seats. The Java brown leather adds a touch of exquisiteness to the car and it is duly contrasted with ivory stitching on all the required sports including the arm rests, the door panel and seats. The trim panels use woodgrain material while the switch panel features a piano black finish. On a comprehensive look, Subaru has opted for a luxurious finish to the car to make it appealing to the elite crowd.

Buyers can choose to upgrade the steering wheel with heated functionality if they like to. The car is equipped with a 7.0-inch touchscreen display powered by the StarLink 7.0 Multimedia navigation system. These features are available in the base model of the Outback touring. Powertrain options available in the car includes a 2.5-liter Boxer four-cylinder engine and a more powerful 3.6-liter Box six-cylinder engine. The former delivers a total output of 175 horsepower while the latter offers a total of 256 horsepower.

The 2017 Subaru Legacy Sport is equipped with 18-inch alloy wheels with a dark gray front grille and black housing for fog lights. The interior of the car has dark grey and black finish which is contrasted with blue stitching on the steering wheel, seats and arm rests. It uses the same navigation system and the touchscreen controls.

Unique new additions found in the cars are the reverse automatic braking system and the high beam assist. With ultrasonic detection system, the car can automatically detect obstacles when reversing and stop it before a collision occurs. The high beam is automatically activated based on traffic conditions made to give the driver a better view of the road. The car is also equipped with the Eyesight technology to detect blind spots and rear cross traffic.