The 2010 Subaru Legacy is midsized a sedan. It is available in six models, 2.5i, 2.5i Special Edition, 2.5i Limited, 2.5 GT Limited, 2.5 GT spec B and 3.0 R Limited. The 2.5i, 2.5i Special Edition and 2.5i Limited models are powered by a 2.5 Liter four cylinder engine that is rated at 175 horsepower and 169 pound feet of torque. All three models are equipped with a five speed manual transmission. The GT Limited and GT spec B models are powered by a turbocharged 2.5 Liter four cylinder engine that is rated at 243 horsepower and 241 pound-feet of torque. The GT Limited is equipped with a five speed manual transmission, while the GT spec B model is equipped with a six speed manual transmission. The 3.0 R Limited model is powered by a 3.0 Liter engine that is rated at 245 horsepower and 215 lb ft of torque. The 3.0 R Limited model is equipped with a five speed automatic transmission. The vehicles closest competitors are the Audi A4, the Oldsmobile Alero, and the Volvo V70.
The Legacy 2.5i model is equipped with 17 inch tires, air conditioning, a music system with a MP3/ CD player that has an auxiliary input jack, keyless entry, a steering wheel that has tilt and telescopic, a trip computer and powered accessories. The 2.5i Special Edition gets a moon roof and a driver seat that is powered. The 2010 Legacy 2.5i Limited gets seats made of leather, exterior mirrors and front seats that are heated, a dual zone climate control system with a music system that has a CD player located in the dashboard. The Legacy 2.5 GT Limited gets a limited slip rear differential system, larger brakes, sport seats that are bolstered, and a Momo steering wheel with three spokes. The Legacy is equipped with anti lock disc brakes, side airbags, for the front seat and curtain airbags on the side of the vehicle.
The 2010 Subaru Legacy was awarded the Gold award by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety in head on collisions and side on collisions. In the same tests conducted by the National Highway Traffic safety Administration it earned five stars out of five. The cabin of the vehicle is beautiful and it has a smart design. Two people can be seated in the rear seat, but there is not enough shoulder and le room for two adults to be comfortably seated.