/ Subaru Legacy £5k: 2.0R, 2.5 Outback or Spec B?
Should I get a higher mileage Spec B or 2.5 Outback or be sensible and get a newer 2.0R?
(Oh please, please, please say a Spec B!)
Spec B. There you go!
You might want to do the maths on how much you will be spending on petrol though. Great handling and power, 4WD with winter tyres is very secure.
Apart from fuel costs, the only niggles with the Spec B are (in a 2006 anyway):
Stereo, including cassette player, is average and hard to replace (i.e. expensive)
Cabin temperature control a bit hit and miss
Satnat costs 300 quid to update legitmately.
There's some talk of disks needing replacement.
The Spec B has heated seats and wipers, which is a nice touch in winter. Do the others have this?
You could try asking on the UK Legacy forum, but you know what the answer will be.
Again, a former impreza owner and would go with the Spec B.
If you didnt go for the B youll always wished you did :-D
Thanks for the moral support chaps :)
I've been unable to get to see any Legacys this week - any comments on headroom, legroom (front and back) and driver's position? We're a tall family , so that could be a deal breaker.
I tried getting on to the UK legacy forum, but it keeps re-directing me to www.police.uk - I wonder if they're trying to tell me something?!
@ Chris- that sounds promising, I am also 6' 3". I am fully expecting lousy mpg, but liveable as a weekend car. I'm also considering an LPG conversion. Insurance will be eye watering though as the mrs has been a little accident prone the last few years...
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