You'll have to look closely to notice the minor fascia and lighting updates for 2018.

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Not seen: A smoother-performing continuously variable transmission, plus additional refinements to the suspension, steering and brakes.

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Cabin materials take leap forward, as does center-stack tech.

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Subaru says it's even improved the air-conditioning system for 2018.

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C-shaped LED daytime running lamps are new, and LED main beams that swivel in corner are optional.

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Subaru's Pleiades emblem sits inside a wider grille.

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Yep, you can still get the 3.6-liter flat-six, tuned here for 256 horsepower.

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Subtle lip spoiler adds a dash of sportiness.

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That's a new steering wheel for 2018. Gripping stuff.

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Pony up for the more sophisticated 8-inch Starlink unit and you'll get a quicker processor and more features.

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Note the richer-looking dashboard materials and the real stitching.

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Obligatory closeup of said real stitching.

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Keep on scrolling to check out our live shots of the 2018 Subaru Legacy from the Chicago Auto Show!

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