The 2014 Subaru Legacy starts at $20,295, plus a $795 destination fee, while the 2014 Outback carries a $23,495 MSRP, plus a $825 destination charge. When taken to the highest trim level, the Legacy carries a MSRP of $29,690 while the Outback tops out around $32,920.
No major changes came to the guts of either car, which still get base power from a 173-horsepower 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine, mated to a six-speed manual transmission. If more power is a priority, buyers can get a 256-horsepower, 3.6-liter six-cylinder engine that is hooked up to a five-speed automatic. Subaru’s all-wheel drive setup is standard on both cars, and a CVT is an option on base models for both.
The biggest changes for 2014 come to the packaging of both cars. The 2.5i Premium models now come standard with the All-Weather Package, which includes heated front seats, heated side mirrors and windshield wiper de-icer. On the inside, Premium models now also come with display audio system featuring a 4.3-inch screen, six speakers and SiriusXM Satellite Radio with a four-month free trial subscription. Over the 2013 models, the 2014 Premium trim Outback and Legacy cost $300 more.
Also new for the Premium trim is the addition of Subaru’s EyeSight driver-assist system which incorporates Adaptive Cruise Control, Pre-Collision Braking and Vehicle Lane Departure Warning.
GALLERY: 2014 Subaru Outback & Legacy
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