2017 Subaru Outback Touring, Legacy Sport Introduced

Stephen Elmer
by Stephen Elmer

Subaru has introduced two new trim levels for 2017, the Outback Touring and the Legacy Sport.

Customers who opt for the Outback Touring model will get Subaru’s top trim which brings along 18-inch wheels, a dark gray grille, low-profile roof rails and some unique badges to differentiate the styling. Either a 175-horsepower 2.5-liter four-cylinder or a 256-hp six-cylinder engine can be had under the hood.

Inside, brown leather is now available on all surfaces while woodgrain and piano-black accents are also included. A heated steering wheel comes standard on the Touring model as does the brand’s 7.0-inch touchscreen with Starlink infotainment.

Subaru is debuting some new safety tech with the Outback Touring, including reverse automatic braking.

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As for the Legacy Sport, Subaru has given the car a fresh look thanks to the addition of a dark gray grille, fog lights with black surrounds, 18-inch wheels and plenty of chrome accents.

A gray and black two-tone finish is found inside, accented by blue stitching. A carbon fiber pattern has been applied to the dash and door panel. This model also includes Subaru’s 7.0-inch Starlink infotainment system.

Reverse automatic braking is also standard on this car, while high beam assist has been included for the first time on the Legacy.

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Stephen Elmer
Stephen Elmer

Stephen covers all of the day-to-day events of the industry as the News Editor at AutoGuide, along with being the AG truck expert. His truck knowledge comes from working long days on the woodlot with pickups and driving straight trucks professionally. When not at his desk, Steve can be found playing his bass or riding his snowmobile or Sea-Doo. Find Stephen on <A title="@Selmer07 on Twitter" href="http://www.twitter.com/selmer07">Twitter</A> and <A title="Stephen on Google+" href="http://plus.google.com/117833131531784822251?rel=author">Google+</A>

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