The standard direct-injection SUBARU BOXER engine provides 182 horsepower and features Auto Start-Stop Technology with a combined fuel economy of up to 35 MPG** highway. With an expansive 18.5-gallon fuel tank, this gives Legacy almost 650 miles of total highway range – taking you farther on your daily adventures. A 260-horsepower direct-injection turbocharged SUBARU BOXER engine is also available, generating 277 pound-feet of torque and still reaching up to 32 MPG highway and nearly 600 miles of total highway range.
The 2021 Legacy is built on a rigid and robust body structure using extensive high-strength steel for a solid, connected driving feel and long-lasting quality. With an acoustic windshield and available laminated front-side glass, it all combines to create the quietest Legacy cabin yet.
Laminated front-side glass available on: Limited XT and Touring XT
The Touring XT is powered by a 260-horsepower direct-injection turbocharged SUBARU BOXER engine for extra power and exhilarating performance while still delivering up to 32 MPG and nearly 600 miles of range.
The 2021 Legacy is the only midsize car to feature the confidence of standard all-wheel drive. The balanced design of Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive creates uniform stability and delivers an optimal distribution of power for maximum traction in virtually any weather or road condition. It delivers better handling, improved efficiency, and a quicker response to road conditions than competitors' optional systems. With its standard Lineartronic® CVT, the fuel-efficient Legacy can reach up to 35 MPG highway.
Inside the 2021 Legacy interior, you'll find plenty of comfort and loads of style with high-quality soft-touch materials throughout. Everyone can stretch out with 105.5 cubic feet of airy passenger room – that's more than the Toyota Camry, Nissan Altima, or Hyundai Sonata. Plus, it's got the quietest cabin of any Legacy we've ever made. A 10-way power-adjustable driver's seat with two-position memory function and a passenger seat with power height positioning are available to ensure optimal comfort is just a touch away.
A STARLINK Multimedia system with Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ integration comes standard on the 2021 Legacy. To make it even easier to select entertainment and view navigation, a high-resolution 11.6-inch touchscreen is also available. Wireless pairing and hands-free smartphone operation allow for safe and easy connection to your favorite apps and content, and you can access news, navigation, music, podcasts, and more through available cloud-based STARLINK apps and SiriusXM®.
STARLINK Multimedia standard on: All models
11.6-inch Touchscreen standard on: Premium, Sport, Limited, Limited XT, and Touring XT
The Harman Kardon premium audio system captures detail-rich acoustics through enhanced sound control and superior high sound output. At the heart of the system lies a high-performance 8-channel class-D amplifier pumping out 576 equivalent watts of power. The amplifier works to efficiently distribute clean audio signals to the vehicle's 12-speaker sound system – including a dedicated center channel speaker and subwoofer. Harman's Clari-Fi™ Technology restores and corrects audio fidelity, resulting in musical reproduction that sounds clearer, crisper, and more dynamic.
Standard on: Limited, Limited XT, and Touring XT
The Touring XT interior features genuine Nappa leather upholstery, enveloping you and your passengers with soft, comfortable accommodations and rich, warm style. The steering wheel is heated for a warm, comfortable grip during winter driving. Whether you're on a winter ski trip or a summer beach vacation, the heated and ventilated front seats ensure the interior comfort of the Touring XT matches its all-conditions capability. The heated rear seats give a cozy start to cold morning commutes for rear passengers heading to school or on long weekend trips.
The 2021 Legacy features standard EyeSight® Driver Assist Technology, which monitors traffic movement, optimizes cruise control, and warns you when you're swaying outside your lane. The Pre-Collision Braking feature can apply full braking force and bring you to a complete stop in emergency situations. Advanced Adaptive Cruise Control with Lane Centering can take some of the stress out of driving by helping with steering, braking, and throttle control – both in daily traffic and on long road trips.
EyeSight has been found to reduce rear-end crashes with injuries by up to 85%. The 2021 Legacy is a 2020 Top Safety Pick+
Standard on: All models
The 2021 Legacy features a state-of-the-art system to help reduce distracted driving for both new and experienced drivers. Each day in the United States, more than 1,000 people are injured in crashes reported to have involved a distracted driver. Working with our award-winning EyeSight Driver Assist Technology, the DriverFocus system is like having an attentive co-pilot along for the ride, available to give a helpful alert if a driver becomes distracted or drowsy. For added convenience, DriverFocus can also recognize up to five different drivers and remember their preferences, including seat position, climate settings, and outside mirror position.
Standard on: Limited XT and Touring XT
Available on: Limited
STARLINK Safety and Security offers an array of connected services to help keep you and your Legacy safe whether you're in your vehicle, at your computer, or on your smartphone. Advanced Automatic Collision Notification will alert an operator in the event of an accident, and SOS Emergency Assistance can get you roadside help at the push of a button. Remote Engine Start with Climate Control, accessible via your smartphone, ensures your Legacy is always ready and comfortable.There are also STARLINK Concierge services for personal assistance with tasks like navigation, restaurant reservations, and scheduling service appointments.
Available on: Premium, Sport, Limited, Limited XT, and Touring XT
We designed the Legacy from the ground up to help keep you and your passengers safe. In addition to its industry-leading active safety technology, the 2021 Legacy features eight airbags, height-adjustable head restraints in every seating position, and a ring-shaped reinforcement frame as standard equipment to help provide all-around impact protection.
The 2021 Legacy features an entire suite of available safety technologies to help protect you and your passengers. The Blind-Spot Detection system warns you with a visual indicator on each side mirror if it senses a vehicle in your blind spots. Rear Cross-Traffic Alert helps warn you of traffic approaching from the side as you back up, and a standard Rear-Vision Camera enhances visibility when reversing. With available Reverse Automatic Braking, your vehicle can even stop itself to help avoid objects behind you.
Blind-Spot Detection and Rear Cross-Traffic Alert standard on: Limited, Limited XT, and Touring XT
Available on: Premium and Sport
Rear-Vision Camera standard on: All models
Reverse Automatic Braking available on: Sport and Limited
Standard on: Limited XT and Touring XT
You can count on the 2021 Legacy for all the adventures to come, because 95% of Legacy vehicles sold in the last 10 years are still on the road today.