2023 Subaru Legacy Receives Mild Refresh, Better Sport Model

Mike Schlee
by Mike Schlee
2023 subaru legacy receives mild refresh better sport model
The 2023 Subaru Legacy has just been shown off with a few minor updates.


The most obvious changes have occurred up front with the addition of a new bumper, larger grille, redesigned LED headlights, and updated fog lights. None of these updates are revolutionary, but it does help give the Legacy a fresher new look.

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Inside, an update to the SUBARU STARLINK 11.6-inch infotainment system includes wireless Apple CarPlay® and wireless Android™ Auto, both of which include full screen display. There is also the promise of improved performance as well as more prominent controls on the home screen, a complaint many had about the old system. And for those in colder climates, rejoice! The heated steering wheel finally heats the entire wheel and not just the sides.

2023 subaru legacy receives mild refresh better sport model

On top trim Touring XT, there is now a singular wide-angle camera added to the EyeSight safety system. It doesn’t replace the regular two-camera system, but is actually added as a third camera. The point of the extra camera is to better see potential obstacles, like bicycles and pedestrians.

Sportier Sport Trim

2023 subaru legacy receives mild refresh better sport model

Finally, the Sport trim now actually lives up to its name, thanks to the 260 hp 2.4-liter turbocharged engine now being standard equipment. Sadly, it only comes equipped with a continuously variable automatic transmission, but we’ll gladly take the extra power.

Other changes to the Sport trim include the addition of a red accent across the front grille as well as a few gray painted surfaces, notably on the mirrors, trunk spoiler, and 18-inch alloy wheels. Inside, there two-tone cloth seats with red stitching.

The 2023 Subaru Legacy will be on sale later this year.

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