Vernon, BC — The Subaru Legacy turns 30 this year. Did you know that? Probably not, and that’s because this car has always enjoyed a public profile on a par with the Florida Panthers’ fourth-line right winger.
Which is a shame for a car that has continually been improved upon over the years, for a sedan that, for three decades, has toiled in the shadows of a host of competitors and even its own stablemate, the Subaru Outback.
Since the beginning of this year, the Legacy has once more been lagging behind others in its segment. Toyota sells ten times more Camrys than the Legacy, Honda eight times more Accords, Ford six times more Fusions. You get the picture.
It would be understandable if Subaru’s sedan wasn’t actually competitive. But it is, and now the automaker is giving the next generation of the model a full revision for 2020.