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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 2,457 cc (4 cylinders), 2008 Subaru Legacy is equipped with a bigger engine. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2007 Subaru Legacy weights approximately 525 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 86 more torque (in Nm) than 2008 Subaru Legacy. (224 Nm @ 3600 RPM). This means 2007 Subaru Legacy will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2008 Subaru Legacy. 2007 Subaru Legacy has automatic transmission and 2008 Subaru Legacy has manual transmission. 2008 Subaru Legacy will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 2007 Subaru Legacy will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

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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 2457 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type boxer boxer
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 242 HP 0 HP
Torque 310 Nm 224 Nm
Torque RPM 2400 RPM 3600 RPM
Engine Bore Size 92 mm 99.5 mm
Engine Stroke Size 75 mm 79 mm
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Top Speed 237 km/hour 208 km/hour
Acceleration 0-100mph 7.1 seconds 9 seconds
Drive Type 4WD 4WD
Transmission Type Automatic Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 2010 kg 1485 kg
Vehicle Length 4670 mm 4870 mm
Vehicle Height 1420 mm 1690 mm
Wheelbase Size 2680 mm 2660 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 10.2 L/100km 9.3 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 64 L 64 L


 

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