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2008 Subaru Legacy

Canadian MSRP
$26,995 - $44,995
Owner Score
2008 Subaru Legacy

Key Specifications for 2008 Subaru Legacy

Fuel Economy 7.3 - 12.3 City/HWY combined
Horsepower 170 - 243 hp
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive
Engine Gasoline
Torque 170 - 241 ft-lb
Seats 5
 

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Owner Scores

Based on 8 reviews
Comfort 9
90% Complete
Performance 9
90% Complete
Fuel Economy 8
80% Complete
Interior Design 9
90% Complete
Exterior Styling 9
90% Complete
Reliability 10
100% Complete

Owner Reviews

Jnassif Stunner May 23, 2017 3.0R
Overall Score
It might not have the looks of WRX or an STI, but it performs as good as a WRX "" far from STi" economic but uses only premium, this is why 4/5, very reliable, it is also a timing chain and not a belt, so it is a rock solid fascinating reliable car, I drove this car all across Canada and USA, shore to shore and never had a single problem and would always look for another when it is time for it to go if it ever did
Comfort 8
80% Complete
Performance 8
80% Complete
Fuel Economy 8
80% Complete
Interior Design 10
100% Complete
Exterior Styling 6
60% Complete
Reliability 10
100% Complete
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Recall Information

Recall number
Recall date
System affected
Model year(s) affected
Recall number
2020001
Recall date
2020-01-02
System affected
Airbag
Model year(s) affected
2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Manufacturer Recall Number:
TKC-20
Units Affected:
23,159
Notification Type:
Safety Mfr
Issue: This recall is for certain vehicles that had an airbag inflator replaced as a part of an earlier recall campaign. This recall provides a final repair. Long-term exposure to high absolute humidity and temperature, combined with high temperature cycling, may eventually degrade the propellant contained in the passenger-front airbag. This could cause the airbag to deploy with more force than normal. If the airbag inflator ruptures, fragments could be propelled toward vehicle occupants or cause damage to the airbag assembly, preventing its proper function. Safety Risk: If the vehicle is involved in a crash requiring an airbag deployment, the airbag inflator could rupture and create a risk of injury. Corrective Actions: Owners will be notified by mail and instructed to take their vehicle to a dealer to inspect the passenger-front airbag inflator. The passenger-front airbag module or inflator will be replaced as necessary. Note: The Canadian climate results in the propellant degrading slowly. This recall is being conducted as a precaution to address future risk. It is expected that all airbag inflators will be replaced before their function would be affected.
Recall number
2019191
Recall date
2019-04-18
System affected
Electrical
Model year(s) affected
2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Manufacturer Recall Number:
WUF-91
Units Affected:
100
Notification Type:
Service Campaign Mfr
Issue: A problem with certain replacement ignition switches may allow the key turn out of the “ON” position while driving. This could cause the engine to turn off suddenly. It could also cause the airbag system not to work properly in a crash. Note: This is a voluntary service campaign that is not being conducted under the requirements of the Motor Vehicle Safety Act. This problem only affects certain parts used for replacement of original parts. Safety Risk: A sudden loss of engine power could increase the risk of a crash. An airbag system that does not work properly in a crash could cause an increased risk of injuries. Corrective Actions: The company will notify owners by mail and instruct them to take their vehicle to a dealer to inspect the ignition switch, and replace it as necessary.
Recall number
2016492
Recall date
2016-10-07
System affected
Electrical
Model year(s) affected
2007 2008 2009
Manufacturer Recall Number:
WTM-73
Units Affected:
15,378
Notification Type:
Safety Mfr
On certain turbocharged vehicles, the relay which controls the secondary air injection pump may have been manufactured incorrectly. As a result, the relay may allow the pump to operate continuously. If this condition were to occur, the pump may overheat and melt, causing burning smell or smoke and possibly resulting in a fire. This could increase the risk of injury and/or damage to property. Correction: Dealers will install a revised relay.
Recall number
2015599
Recall date
2015-12-18
System affected
Airbag
Model year(s) affected
2005 2006 2007 2008
Manufacturer Recall Number:
WQR-53e
Units Affected:
22,864
Notification Type:
Safety Mfr
On certain vehicles, the passenger frontal airbag inflator could produce excessive internal pressure during airbag deployment. Increased pressure may cause the inflator to rupture, which could allow fragments to be propelled toward vehicle occupants, increasing the risk of injury. This could also damage the airbag module, which could prevent proper deployment. Failure of the passenger airbag to fully deploy during a crash (where deployment is warranted) could increase the risk of personal injury to the seat occupant. Correction: Dealers will replace airbag inflators. Note: This is an expansion of recall 2015-234.
Recall number
2014223
Recall date
2014-06-12
System affected
Brakes
Model year(s) affected
2005 2006 2007 2008 2009
Manufacturer Recall Number:
WQK-47
Units Affected:
105,649
Notification Type:
Safety Mfr
On certain vehicles, the center and rear brake lines may become perforated due to corrosion. This would cause a leak in the brake system potentially increasing stopping distances, which could increase the risk of a crash causing injury and/or damage to property. Correction: Dealers will inspect vehicles and either apply an anti-corrosion coating to the lines, or replace them as necessary. Note: This recall supersedes recall 2013092. Vehicles that were inspected and/or repaired under the previous recall will require re-inspection and/or repair.
Recall number
2013092
Recall date
2013-03-26
System affected
Brakes
Model year(s) affected
2005 2006 2007 2008 2009
Manufacturer Recall Number:
WQG-43
Units Affected:
25,732
Notification Type:
Superseded
On certain vehicles, due to the design of the fuel tank protector, the center and rear brake lines may become perforated due to corrosion. This would cause a leak in the brake system potentially increasing stopping distances, which could increase the risk of a crash causing injury and/or damage to property. Correction: Dealers will inspect vehicles and either apply an anti-corrosion coating to the lines, or replace them as necessary. Note: This recall is superseded by recall 2014223.
Recall number
2008333
Recall date
2008-09-09
System affected
Engine
Model year(s) affected
2007 2008 2009
Manufacturer Recall Number:
WVF-16
Units Affected:
1,489
Notification Type:
Safety Mfr
On certain vehicles equipped with a 2.5L turbo engine, the oil supply pipe to the turbocharger may crack at the stay brazing on the cylinder head-side. If the pipe cracks it will allow oil to leak and if the leaking oil contacts components operating at high temperatures, an engine compartment fire could occur. Correction: Dealers will replace the cracked pipe with a modified unit or if no crack is found an additional bracket will be installed to increase the rigidity of the pipe.

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