2013 Subaru Outback

For its 2013 refresh, Subaru toughened up the look of its Outback model by making the grille more upright, a move that may not sit well with Subaru's progressive fan base. Other changes for 2013 include chassis and engine tuning, plus new cabin electronics that include a driver assistance system.
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2013 Subaru Outback

The rear styling of the Outback remains unchanged, and the engines available are still a 2.5-liter flat four-cylinder and a 3.6-liter flat six. The four-cylinder gained new tuning, pushing the horsepower up by 3, to 173. The four-cylinder can be had with a six-speed manual or continuously variable transmission; the six-cylinder comes with a five-speed automatic.
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2013 Subaru Outback

As before, all-wheel drive is standard on the Outback. Subaru says it has improved the chassis tuning for a more comfortable ride and better handling. And despite the slightly more powerful four-cylinder engine, the car still earns its Partial Zero Emissions Vehicle rating from the California Air Resources Board.
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2013 Subaru Outback

The back of the Outback holds 34.3 cubic feet of cargo. Fold the rear seats down, and that space increases to 71.3 cubic feet.
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2013 Subaru Outback

Subaru improves on the Outback's cabin tech, which consisted of navigation, hands-free phone, and a stereo with some digital music sources, by adding Aha app integration. Aha will let drivers listen to tweets and Facebook updates, along with podcasts and a variety of other online information.
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2013 Subaru Outback

The major cabin tech addition is a set of cameras, placed on either side of the rearview mirror, looking forward. These cameras can recognize pedestrians, other cars, and lane lines, enabling a number of driver assistance features. Subaru calls this system Eyesight.
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2013 Subaru Outback

The Eyesight camera system includes lane-departure warning, collision warning and mitigation, and adaptive cruise control. With a steering-wheel button, drivers can set their following distance from cars ahead.
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2013 Subaru Legacy

Subaru gave its Legacy a very similar update as the Outback, not surprising as the cars share a platform. It also retains much of its styling, but gets a more aggressive front end.
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2013 Subaru Legacy

The Legacy is Subaru's largest sedan. Like the Outback, it comes with either a 2.5-liter flat four- or 3.6-liter flat six-cylinder engine. The transmission options are the same as with the Outback.
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2013 Subaru Legacy

The Legacy still comes standard with all-wheel drive, although the center differential varies on what type of transmission is present.
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2013 Subaru Legacy

In high trim with the six-cylinder engine, the Legacy begins to look like a luxury car. Comfortable leather seats feature heating and power adjustment, and wood trim decorates the cabin.
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2013 Subaru Legacy

The new Legacy will offer the same cabin tech features as the Outback, including the Eyesight driver assistance system. Both cars will become available in fall 2012.
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