Compare 2008 Subaru Legacy specifications by trim levels

Legacy is a 5-seat Wagon from Subaru, which first hit the market back in 1999.

With the price tag ranging from $20,495 to $33,995, the Subaru Legacy faces the stiff competition with the same-class rivals like Chrysler 200, Ford Fusion, Honda Accord.

Overview

Wheels

Bulb Size

The Subaru Legacy has a maximum towing capacity of 3000 lbs, but double check that this applies to the configuration you want.

The Subaru Legacy boasts the average fuel economy anywhere from 24 to 27 mpg, depending on the petrol type and engine capacity.

The maximum width and height is 68.10mm x 185.00mm respectively and can vary on the basis of model.

Key Specs of 2008 Subaru Legacy

  • Fuel Tank: 16.9 gal

  • Wheelbase: 105.1 in

  • MPG: 20 city/27 hwy

  • 0-60 mph: 8.3 sec

  • Towing: 2700 lbs

  • Towing capacity: 2700 lbs

  • Curb: 3270 lbs

  • Tires: P205/50VR17.0 RBL AS

  • Cargo: 11.4 cu.ft

  • Passenger capacity: 5

  • Dimensions(LxWxH): 185 x 68.1 x 56.1



2008 Subaru Legacy Price, Review, Ratings and Pictures

The Subaru Legacy is offered in 5 trim levels. Compare the trim levels to ensure you will have the desired features and will not pay for the unnecessary upgrades

Our comprehensive charts with interior and exterior specs are also designed to give you thorough details about Subaru Legacy safety features and entertainment system, technical aspects, and so on.

Compare the Subaru Legacy specifications & features by choosing the necessary trim level & year of manufacture.

Specs

    • Main Info

    • Body Style Wagon

    • Doors 4

    • Engine

    • Horsepower 170 hp @ 6000 –
      245 hp @ 6600

    • Torque 170 lb-ft. –
      241 lb-ft.

    • 0-60mph / 0-100kmh 5.9 - 8.3 sec

    • 1/4 mile time 14.4 - 16.5 sec

    • Dimensions

    • Length 185 in

    • Width 68.1 in

    • Height 56.1 in

    • Wheelbase 105.1 in

    • Curb Weight 3270 lbs

    • GVWR 4325 lbs

    • Towing capacity 2700 lbs

    • Turning radius 17.7 ft

    • CAPACITY

    • Seats 5

    • Passenger volume 93

    • FUEL

    • Fuel tank 16.9 gal

    • City 17 - 20 mpg

    • Combined 21 - 24 mpg

    • Highway 24 - 27 mpg

    • Highway range 405.6 - 456.3 mi



Specifications

2.5i 4dr Sedan

2.5i Limited 4dr Sedan

2.5GT Limited 4dr Sedan

2.5GT spec.B 4dr Sedan

Exterior length
185.00 in 185.00 in 185.00 in 185.00 in
Exterior body width
68.10 in 68.10 in 68.10 in 68.10 in
Exterior height
56.10 in 56.10 in 56.10 in 56.50 in
Horsepower
170 170 243 243
Torque
170 170 241 241
Fuel economy - city
20 mpg 20 mpg 19 mpg 17 mpg
Fuel economy - highway
27 mpg 27 mpg 24 mpg 24 mpg
0-60mph / 0-100kmh (s)
8.30 seconds 7.80 seconds 6.30 seconds 6.80 seconds
1/4 mile time
16.50 seconds 15.70 seconds 14.90 seconds 14.90 seconds
1/4 mile speed
85 mph 82 mph 94 mph 92 mph
Lateral acceleration (g)
0.90 0.90 0.90 0.90
Slalom speed
61 mph 61 mph 62 mph 61 mph
Bore-and-Stroke
3.92/3.11 " 3.92/3.11 " 3.92/3.11 " 3.92/3.11 "
Curb weight
3270.00 lbs 3265.00 lbs 3365.00 lbs 3400.00 lbs
Gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR)
4325.00 lbs 4325.00 lbs 4435.00 lbs 4435.00 lbs
Maximum Trailer Weight
2700.00 lbs. 2700.00 lbs. 2700.00 lbs. 2700.00 lbs.
Wheelbase
105.10 in 105.10 in 105.10 in 105.10 in
Front track
58.90 " 58.90 " 58.90 " 58.90 "
Rear track
58.50 " 58.50 " 58.50 " 58.50 "
Turning radius
17.70 17.70 17.70 19.00
Front legroom
44.10 in 44.10 in 44.10 in 44.10 in
Rear legroom
33.90 in 33.90 in 33.90 in 33.90 in
Front headroom
39.50 in 37.60 in 37.60 in 37.60 in
Rear headroom
36.50 in 36.50 in 36.50 in 36.50 in
Front hip room
51.00 in 51.00 in 51.00 in 51.00 in
Rear hip room
52.60 in 52.60 in 52.60 in 52.60 in
Front shoulder room
54.20 in 54.20 in 54.20 in 54.20 in
Rear shoulder room
53.70 in 53.70 in 53.70 in 53.70 in
Luggage volume
11.40 cu.ft. 11.40 cu.ft. 11.40 cu.ft. 11.40 cu.ft.
Luggage volume (max)
11.40 cu.ft. 11.40 cu.ft. 11.40 cu.ft. 11.40 cu.ft.
Passenger volume
93 cu.ft. 91 cu.ft. 91 cu.ft. 91 cu.ft.
Fuel tank
16.90 gal. 16.90 gal. 16.90 gal. 16.90 gal.
Drag coefficient
0.31 0.31 0.31 0.31

3.0R Limited 4dr Sedan

Exterior length
185.00 in
Exterior body width
68.10 in
Exterior height
56.50 in
Horsepower
245
Torque
215
Fuel economy - city
17 mpg
Fuel economy - highway
24 mpg
0-60mph / 0-100kmh (s)
5.90 seconds
1/4 mile time
14.40 seconds
1/4 mile speed
91 mph
Lateral acceleration (g)
0.90
Slalom speed
62 mph
Bore-and-Stroke
3.51/3.15 "
Curb weight
3365.00 lbs
Gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR)
4435.00 lbs
Maximum Trailer Weight
3000.00 lbs.
Wheelbase
105.10 in
Front track
58.90 "
Rear track
58.50 "
Turning radius
19.00
Front legroom
44.10 in
Rear legroom
33.90 in
Front headroom
37.60 in
Rear headroom
36.50 in
Front hip room
51.00 in
Rear hip room
52.60 in
Front shoulder room
54.20 in
Rear shoulder room
53.70 in
Luggage volume
11.40 cu.ft.
Luggage volume (max)
11.40 cu.ft.
Passenger volume
91 cu.ft.
Fuel tank
16.90 gal.
Drag coefficient
0.31

Interior Features

2.5i 4dr Sedan

2.5i Limited 4dr Sedan

2.5GT Limited 4dr Sedan

2.5GT spec.B 4dr Sedan

12V DC power outlet
2 2 2 2
Seatback storage pockets
1 1 1
Oil pressure gauge
4080

3.0R Limited 4dr Sedan

Air conditioning, front
2820
12V DC power outlet
2
Seatback storage pockets
1

Exterior Features

2.5i 4dr Sedan

2.5i Limited 4dr Sedan

2.5GT Limited 4dr Sedan

2.5GT spec.B 4dr Sedan

Door count
4 doors 4 doors 4 doors 4 doors
Sunroof
1st row regular express open/close sliding and tilting glass 1st row regular express open/close sliding and tilting glass 1st row regular express open/close sliding and tilting glass 1st row regular express open/close sliding and tilting glass
Front tires
P205/50VR17.0 RBL AS P205/50VR17.0 RBL AS P215/45WR17.0 RBL performance AS P215/45YR18.0 BSW performance
Wheels
17" silver aluminum 17" silver aluminum 17" silver aluminum 18" silver aluminum

3.0R Limited 4dr Sedan

Antenna
3396
Door count
4 doors
Sunroof
1st row regular express open/close sliding and tilting glass
Front tires
P215/45WR18.0 RBL performance AS
Wheels
18" silver aluminum

Seats

2.5i 4dr Sedan

2.5i Limited 4dr Sedan

2.5GT Limited 4dr Sedan

2.5GT spec.B 4dr Sedan

Standard seating
5 5 5 5

3.0R Limited 4dr Sedan

Front seat type
2993
Standard seating
5

Entertainment System

2.5i 4dr Sedan

2.5i Limited 4dr Sedan

2.5GT Limited 4dr Sedan

2.5GT spec.B 4dr Sedan

Speakers
6 6 6 6
1st row LCD screen
1 1

3.0R Limited 4dr Sedan

Radio
3139
Speakers
6

Safety and Security Features

2.5i 4dr Sedan

2.5i Limited 4dr Sedan

2.5GT Limited 4dr Sedan

2.5GT spec.B 4dr Sedan

Door curb lights
2 2 2 2

3.0R Limited 4dr Sedan

Airbags, frontal
3214
Door curb lights
2

Mechanical Features

2.5i 4dr Sedan

2.5i Limited 4dr Sedan

2.5GT Limited 4dr Sedan

2.5GT spec.B 4dr Sedan

Axle ratio
3.90 4.11 3.90 3.90
Remote vehicle starting system
3814 3814 3814

3.0R Limited 4dr Sedan

Engine
4776
Axle ratio
3.27

Other Specs

2.5i 4dr Sedan

2.5i Limited 4dr Sedan

2.5GT Limited 4dr Sedan

2.5GT spec.B 4dr Sedan

Maximum towing capacity
2700 lbs. 2700 lbs. 2700 lbs. 2700 lbs.

3.0R Limited 4dr Sedan

Horsepower rpm
6600
Maximum towing capacity
3000 lbs.