Safety & Pricing

The new Legacy has yet to be tested by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. Standard safety features for 2010 include six airbags, an electronic stability system and antilock brakes. Click here to see the full list. Active head restraints are no longer included they were standard last year but Subaru says the 2010 Legacy's seats use a whiplash-mitigating design.

The base Legacy 2.5i starts at $19,995. That's $800 less than last year, and in league with competitors' base trims not bad, given the Legacy's standard all-wheel drive. Other four-cylinder trims include the 2.5i Premium and 2.5i Limited. The six-cylinder Legacy 3.6R comes in base ($24,995), Premium ($25,995) and Limited ($27,995) trims, while the turbocharged 2.5GT comes only as a Premium ($27,995) or Limited ($29,995). Premium models get a power driver's seat, while the Limited adds a power passenger seat, leather upholstery and dual-zone automatic climate control. Heated seats, a moonroof and Harman Kardon audio are optional across most trims; the navigation system is optional only on the Limited trim level.

Check all the boxes, and a 2.5GT Limited tops out around $33,000.

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    Drivers SRS frontal airbag
    The drivers SRS frontal airbag uses a dual stage inflator. The inflator operates in different ways depending on the severity of impact. Have the system inspected by your SUBARU dealer immediately ...

    Audio set
    Your SUBARU may be equipped with one of the following audio sets. See the pages indicated in this section for operating details. NOTE If a cell phone is placed near the audio set, it may cause the ...

    Safety precautions
    For safety reasons, avoid operating the cell phone while driving. Do not make a phone call while driving. When you have an incoming call, stop the vehicle in a safe location before taking the ...