2016, 2017 Subaru Legacy Prices: MSRP vs Dealer Invoice vs True Dealer Cost w/ Holdback
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Subaru Legacy Prices - How Much is a Subaru Legacy?
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What's New For 2017?
Newly added to the EyeSight Driver Assist Technology package is a reverse automatic braking feature that adds some extra safety when in reverse. Also, the Legacy Sport trim level is new for 2017.
For 2017, the Subaru Legacy is available as a four-door midsized sedan. All-wheel drive comes standard on all trims.
Five different trim levels are available: the base 2.5i trim, the 2.5i Premium, 2.5i Limited, 2.5i Sport, and 3.6R Limited, which features an upgraded engine.
The Subaru Legacy comes standard with a 2.5-L, 4-cylinder engine that generates 175 hp. The Limited 3.6R comes with a 3.6-L, 6-cylinder engine that gets a decent 256 hp. However, the Legacy gets relatively poor acceleration, going from 0 to 60 mph in about 9.3 seconds. This is slower than most of the Legacy's competitors. The ride is a lot stiffer than most competitors in its class as well, making it one of the clunkier sedans available. If you want to get the smoothest ride from a Legacy, you will have to opt for the Limited trim, which has an upgraded suspension. Most trims give quite a bit of body roll, too. Despite its several performance issues, the Legacy handles extremely well in bad weather conditions due to its all-wheel drive. The CVT provides a nice pairing for both engine types.
Gas mileage on the Legacy is, for the most part, relatively decent. The Legacy trims with 2.5-L engines get about 29 combined mpg (with 25 city mpg/34 highway mpg). The 3.6R Limited gets a less-than-stellar 23 combined mpg (with 20 city mpg/28 highway mpg). The 3.6R Limited's engine is somewhat underpowered for its class and is going to be too gas-thirsty for drivers looking to get the most bang for their buck.
While the 2017 Subaru Legacy gets outperformed in terms of power, most trims offer decent fuel economy and stability on the road, especially for those who have to frequently drive in rough weather conditions.
How to Calculate The Dealer Cost of a Subaru Legacy
Formula for Calculating Dealer Cost:
- Example: Base Subaru Legacy invoice price + the dealer Invoice price of all the options + destination - Holdback = Total Dealer Cost.
- What is Holdback? A hidden amount that manufacturers give back to a dealer. It is a percentage of the MSRP or the Invoice price.
Total Dealer Cost - Rebate and Incentive + Taxes / Licensing Fees = True Dealer Cost. (You can get rebates and incentives here)
Note: All Subaru Legacy Prices above are approximate amounts. Prices are subject to change without notice.
A note about rebates: Most rebates are subtracted from the "on the road" figure. In most cases, you can have the rebate if you are arranging your own financing or you are paying cash. If you decide to use the manufacturer’s low interest financing, you do not usually get the rebate. Ask your dealer for details.