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2007 Subaru Legacy vs. 2008 Subaru Legacy

To start off, 2008 Subaru Legacy is newer by 1 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2007 Subaru Legacy. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2007 Subaru Legacy would be higher. At 2,999 cc (6 cylinders), 2008 Subaru Legacy is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2008 Subaru Legacy (245 HP @ 6600 RPM) has 3 more horse power than 2007 Subaru Legacy. (242 HP @ 6400 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2008 Subaru Legacy should accelerate faster than 2007 Subaru Legacy. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2007 Subaru Legacy weights approximately 635 kg more than 2008 Subaru Legacy.

Both vehicles are four wheel drive (4WD) - it offers better handling, traction, and control in all driving conditions compared with front wheel drive or rear wheel drive vehicles. With that said, do keep in mind that many other factors such as speed and the wear on your tires can also have significant impact on traction and control. Let's talk about torque, 2007 Subaru Legacy (310 Nm @ 2400 RPM) has 18 more torque (in Nm) than 2008 Subaru Legacy. (292 Nm @ 4200 RPM). This means 2007 Subaru Legacy will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2008 Subaru Legacy.

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2007 Subaru Legacy 2008 Subaru Legacy
Make Subaru Subaru
Model Legacy Legacy
Year Released 2007 2008
Body Type Sedan Sedan
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1994 cc 2999 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type boxer boxer
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 242 HP 245 HP
Engine RPM 6400 RPM 6600 RPM
Torque 310 Nm 292 Nm
Torque RPM 2400 RPM 4200 RPM
Drive Type 4WD 4WD
Transmission Type Automatic Automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 2010 kg 1375 kg
Vehicle Length 4670 mm 4710 mm
Vehicle Width 1740 mm 1740 mm
Vehicle Height 1420 mm 1440 mm
Wheelbase Size 2680 mm 2680 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 10.2 L/100km 12.4 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 64 L 74 L


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