2021 Subaru Legacy

Original MSRP Range
$22,895 - $36,145
Available Style(s)
24 - 27 MPG City / 32 - 35 MPG Hwy
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2021 Subaru Legacy

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How Much Does a 2021 Subaru Legacy Cost?

The 2021 Subaru Legacy comes in a choice of six trims: base, Premium, Sport, Limited, Limited XT and Touring XT trim levels. AWD is standard across the lineup. Prices are before the $925 factory delivery charge. Base ($22,895) includes the EyeSight Assist Monitor with advanced adaptive cruise control, lane centering, pre-collision braking, lane-departure warning and sway warning, Starlink with dual 7-in screens, audio system with AM/FM/satellite radio, two front USB ports, engine start/stop, hill-hold assist, automatic climate control, 12-volt power outlet, LED headlights with steering response, automatic high-beam assist, power fuel-door lock, full power accessories, 17-in steel wheels, 60/40 split/folding rear seat, active torque vectoring, a rear-vision camera, remote keyless entry, a tilt-and-telescopic steering wheel and Bluetooth connectivity. The only available factory option is 17-in alloy wheels. Building on the base content the Premium ($25,145) adds or substitutes two USB ports in the rear seat, integrated turn signals in outboard mirrors, upgraded Starlink with 11.6-in touchscreen, 17-in alloy wheels, 10-way power-adjustable driver’s seat, a second 12-volt power outlet, All-Weather Package with heated front seats, heated outboard mirrors and windshield wiper de-icer, dual-zone automatic climate control, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, and a leather-wrapped shift knob. Options include keyless access with push-button start, a navigation system, blind spot monitoring with lane change assist and rear cross-traffic alert, LED fog lights and a power moonroof. Sport ($27,095) adds or substitutes 18-in alloy wheels, alloy pedal covers, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, keyless entry with push-button start, LED fog lights, and red stitching for the steering wheel, dash panel and center console. Sport’s options include blind spot monitoring with lane change assist and rear cross-traffic alert, a navigation system, a power moonroof, and automatic braking in reverse. Limited ($29,895) enhances Sport features with an 8-way power-adjustable passenger seat, auto tilt-down in reverse for outboard mirrors, automatic headlight-height adjustment control, steering-responsive headlights, fast-cabin heating, automatic braking in reverse, blind spot detection with rear cross-traffic alert, heated rear seats, perforated leather-trimmed seats and Harman/Kardon premium audio. Limited options include a heated steering wheel, a navigation system, driver distraction mitigation, the turbocharged engine and a power moonroof. Adding to Limited, the Limited XT ($34,445) comes standard with the turbocharged engine, dual exhaust pipes, and all of the Limited’s other listed options. Topping off the lineup, the Touring XT ($36,145) adds a 180-degree front-view monitor, power-folding outboard mirrors, perforated Nappa leather seating, upgraded leather wrapping the steering wheel and ventilated front seats. Individual options for the Subaru Legacy include a Rockford Fosgate audio system on base, Premium and Sport models, a wireless phone charger on all but base models, and bits like door scuff protectors and footwell light kit.

Legacy Trims

SedanOriginal MSRP / PriceEngineHorsepowerCity MPG / Hwy MPGTransmissionDrive
Legacy CVT$22,895 / $21,6244 Cylinder18227 / 35Continuously Variable AutomaticAWD4WD
Legacy Limited CVT$29,895 / $28,0524 Cylinder18227 / 35Continuously Variable AutomaticAWD4WD
Legacy Limited XT CVT$34,445 / $32,1924 Cylinder Turbo26024 / 32Continuously Variable AutomaticAWD4WD
Legacy Premium CVT$25,145 / $23,7294 Cylinder18227 / 35Continuously Variable AutomaticAWD4WD
Legacy Sport CVT$27,095 / $25,5264 Cylinder18227 / 35Continuously Variable AutomaticAWD4WD
Legacy Touring XT CVT$36,145 / $33,7524 Cylinder Turbo26024 / 32Continuously Variable AutomaticAWD4WD

Is the 2021 Subaru Legacy a Safe Car?

The Legacy comes standard with the usual safety systems like anti-lock brakes, brake assist, stability control and eight airbags. Even the base trim comes with hill-hold assist, LED headlights with automatic high-beam assist, and EyeSight Driver Assist technology with adaptive cruise control, pre-collision braking, lane departure warning and sway warning. Newly standard on all trims are steering responsive headlights for better nighttime visibility. Available on Premium and Sport grades, but standard on the upper trims are blind spot detection with lane change assist and rear cross-traffic alert. Optional on Sport, but standard on the higher trims is automatic reverse braking. Optional on Limited and standard on the higher trims is driver distraction mitigation. The Legacy model received a 5-star government crash rating in the 2020 model year from NHTSA. The independent Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) named the Legacy a Top Safety Pick Plus.

Original Warranty

Basic3 Years/36,000 Miles
Drivetrain5 Years/60,000 Miles
Corrosion5 Years/Unlimited Miles
Roadside Assistance3 Years/36,000 Miles

Safety Features & Equipment

Braking & Traction
  • 4-Wheel Anti-Lock Brakes
  • Brake Assist
  • Tire Pressure Monitoring System
  • Traction Control
Passenger Restraint
  • Child Safety Locks
  • Driver Air Bag
  • Passenger Air Bag
  • Rear Side Curtain Airbags
  • Side Air Bag
  • Side Head Air Bag
Road Visibility
  • Daytime Running Lights
  • Fog Lights
Accident Prevention
  • Bluetooth, Hands-Free
  • Rearview Camera
  • Alarm System
  • Telematics
  • Vehicle Anti-Theft System


2021 Subaru Legacy vs the competition

2021 Toyota CamryToyota took a swing for the fences with the current Camry and connected. This formidable foes looks great, drives great, and offers a variety of powertrains including a hybrid, V6, and even an all-wheel-drive model. 2020 Honda Accord — The other heavyweight among midsize sedans, the Accord also has great design, lots of standard safety features, and potent yet efficient powertrains, including a hybrid. 2021 Hyundai SonataHyundai continues to up its game, and the all-new Sonata is a powerhouse. It boasts class-leading tech, standout styling, and gas and hybrid powertrains. Used Subaru Legacy – Legacy models before this generation, from 2015 to 2019, are recommendable in their own right. They don’t have quite as much technology, but they pack great manners and the option of a powerful 6-cylinder engine.

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