2018 Subaru Legacy vs 2018 Subaru WRX Comparison in Salt Lake City, UT

Which Subaru Should I Choose? 2018 Subaru Legacy VS 2018 Subaru WRX at Carter Subaru Ballard | Comparison Research

The Subaru Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive system is legendary. It's why Subaru is such a popular choice for those who demand optimal grip on any road surface, wet or dry. The 2018 Subaru Legacy and 2018 Subaru WRX are both sedan cars from Subaru, and they both come standard with Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive. That means you'll get superior safety and handling response - crucial for getting around Seattle and having plenty of fun while you do so. So, why settle for less than Subaru? Let us help you pick out the perfect Subaru sedan for your lifestyle.

2018 Subaru Legacy vs 2018 Subaru WRX Exterior Comparison

Price and Value Comparison: 2018 Subaru Legacy VS 2018 Subaru WRX

Because it's a performance-tuned car with a sophisticated powertrain, advanced suspension and upgraded brakes, the 2018 Subaru WRX starts out at about $5,000 more than the 2018 Subaru Legacy. However, the 2018 Subaru Legacy provides value in its own way thanks to impressive fuel efficiency. While the WRX will achieve up to 27 highway MPG, the 2018 Subaru Legacy can earn up to 34 highway MPG! Either way, you're getting remarkable value from a Subaru.

Size and Capacity Comparison: 2018 Subaru Legacy VS 2018 Subaru WRX

The 2018 Subaru Legacy is a midsize sedan, so it's larger overall and gives you greater trunk space and passenger cabin volume than the compact 2018 Subaru WRX. Specifically, this means you get about 3" of extra leg- and shoulder room in the rear seat of the Legacy compared with the WRX, as well as three more cubic feet of trunk volume. However, if you have outdoor toys to transport, like bikes, skis or snowboards, you might find the 2018 Subaru WRX even more practical since it can be equipped with roof rails.

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2018 Subaru Legacy vs 2018 Subaru WRX Interior Comparison

Performance Comparison: 2018 Subaru Legacy VS 2018 Subaru WRX

Thanks to its turbocharged BOXER® engine, the 2018 Subaru WRX generates 268 horsepower - which means it'll make it to 60 MPH from zero in just 5.5 seconds, according to Car and Driver magazine. For even more power, upgrade to the 2018 Subaru WRX STI to increase that horsepower to 305. Best of all, all that power is easy to harness thanks to Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive, Active Torque Vectoring and high-performance brakes. If you're looking for the increased size and comfort of the Legacy with a performance kick of its own, the 2018 Subaru Legacy 3.6R Limited gets a beefed up, six-cylinder engine that makes 256 horsepower and accelerates from zero to 60 MPH in 7.1 seconds, also according to Car and Driver.

2018 Subaru Legacy vs 2018 Subaru WRX Feature Comparison

Safety Comparison: 2018 Subaru Legacy VS 2018 Subaru WRX

Despite the many differences between these two vehicles, they do have this in common: Award-winning safety! In fact, just 21 vehicles won the 2018 Top Safety Pick+ award from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, and the 2018 Subaru Legacy and 2018 Subaru WRX were among them. Thanks to the available Subaru EyeSight® suite of driver assistance features - including adaptive cruise control, blind spot monitor, pre-collision braking and more - both these vehicles are not only safe in an accident, but smart enough to help you avoid one altogether.

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Why a Subaru is the Perfect Vehicle for Seattle!

Did you know that 97% of Subaru cars, crossovers and SUVs sold in the past decade are still on the road today? It's a testament to the quality and reliability of the vehicles you'll find at Carter Subaru Ballard! Come discover the brand of vehicles that has earned a reputation here in the Pacific Northwest for long-term durability. It's all made even better by cutting-edge technologies like Subaru STARLINK™ infotainment and EyeSight® driver assistance. Visit our showroom today at 5201 Leary Ave. NW, Seattle, WA 98107. We look forward to showing you around the latest line of remarkable Subaru vehicles at Carter Subaru Ballard!