Subaru introduces the all-new 2010 Legacy sedan, providing a bolder design language in a larger midsize package. The 2010 Legacy now has a longer wheelbase and nearly 4 inches of additional rear seat legroom.

The powertrain lineup features the new Subaru Lineartronic CVT (continuously variable transmission), a new 6-speed manual transmission, a new, larger 6-cylinder Boxer engine and a new 265-hp turbocharged 4-cylinder Boxer engine.

The 2010 Legacy is built on a new platform that increases room and comfort while preserving the agility and fun-to-drive spirit of the previous model. New powertrains and new suspension design combine with proven Subaru safety technology to deliver a unique offering in the midsize segment. As are all Subaru models, every Legacy is equipped as standard with Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive.

The 2010 Legacy offers three levels of performance. The Legacy 2.5i line — 2.5i, 2.5i Premium and 2.5i Limited — is powered by a revised 170-hp 2.5-liter 4-cylinder Boxer engine and equipped with a new standard 6-speed manual transmission or the new Lineartronic CVT. Both transmissions help to improve acceleration, response and fuel economy.

The Legacy 2.5GT makes a leap in performance for 2010. Available in Premium and Limited trim, the 2.5GT is powered by a new 265-hp turbocharged/intercooled Boxer engine. This high-performance engine is teamed with a new 6-speed manual transmission.

The new Legacy 3.6R — available in 3.6R, Premium and Limited trim — offers a sophisticated blend of performance and comfort. It is powered by a new 256-hp 3.6-liter 6-cylinder Boxer engine.

Base model estimated mpg: 23/31

Estimated starting price: $19,995

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