Despite all this weight-watching, the Spec. B acquits itself very well. If the surface is uniformly coarse, the boom is most noticeable, and could be an issue on long-distance hauls. The roads in Quebec were pretty bad, with a lot of unfixed potholes from the previous winter. Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive + Vehicle Dynamics Control The 2007 Legacy 2. B is just a variation of a car that starts at about ten grand less.
One aspect of the cabin electronics that disappointed us was the lack of integration between the expensive satellite radio kit and the main display. The navigation system is standard on the spec. Using injector data as well as engine vacuum, the gauge changes its behavior based on previous driving. EngineFilter selectedEngineList, null ; engineFilter. The Biggest change for the 2. B, with its stitched Alcantara inlayed seats, a material that's grippier in the curves and cooler than leather in summer because it breathes. Salt water could splash on the brake lines through a gap in the fuel tank protector, resulting in excessive corrosion of the brake lines.
There's also a new Torsen limited-slip rear differential, and the spec. With the Intelligent mode plus the Eco gauge, Legacy engineers said that a typical driver will see an overall fuel-economy gain of about two miles per gallon in nearly identical driving situations by following the gauge while in Intelligent mode. A tilt-sliding moon roof, all-weather package with heated seats and mirrors, and dual-zone climate control are standard. Also new for 2007, a Torsen R limited-slip rear differential helps to optimize traction at the rear wheels. Salt water could splash on the brake lines through a gap in the fuel tank protector, resulting in excessive corrosion of the brake lines. If you're not excited by all this performance, and simply want the trusty, reknowned around-town Subaru, there's still the Legacy 2. B by a point over the 2.
B was never uncomfortable over the many sharp bumps, despite being very firm on its Bilstein shock absorbers; this versatility is the mark of an excellent suspension. Fluid leakage may result in longer distances being required to slow or stop the vehicle, increasing the risk of a crash. TransmissionFilter selectedTransmissionList, transmissionTemplate ; } listingsSearchManager. Also includes open door light. This is the only interior color combination offered for the spec. The satellite radio antenna is a black box about three by four inches, mounted in the upper right corner of the windshield, which seems awkward but is probably better than somewhere outside the vehicle. The sound system in the spec.
As we noted in our review of that car, navigation was an available option but required the SportShift automatic transmission, so we contented ourselves with the five-speed and called it even. Intelligent mode is an ideal choice for commuting in traffic, for example, where it can also help boost fuel efficiency by up to 10 percent. Especially striking is the spec. The six-speed manual transmission was pleasant to use, and we found the extra gear very welcome for freeway cruising. B is where the main improvements over the 2006 Legacy are found. B includes standard interior tech options to match its sophisticated chassis, making it a more well-rounded contender than Subaru's cheaper 2.
B offers good overall value and a stealthily potent driving experience. Was never worried in the snow. It's easy and intuitive to tune, and if we'd had an iPod, we could have plugged that in. B is Intelligent Drive, allowing the driver to select from three modes of performance. The answer comes after a few quick corners and space to rev the engine into its turbocharged power band. Teamed with a manual transmission as in the Legacy 2.
Counterclockwise is Sport, clockwise is Sport Sharp, and pushing down on the knob gets Intelligent. The Subaru recall began on June 17, 2015. B produces 243 horsepower 6,000 rpm and 241 lb. All Legacy models for 2007 feature, as standard equipment, the Subaru Advanced Frontal Air Bag System, front seat side impact air bags, active front seat head restraints and side curtain air bags. The hood is made of aluminum, which is lighter.
The relay that controls the secondary air injection pump may fail, causing the pump to continuously operate and overheat. Wheels are 17-inch alloys with R-rated all-season tires, and the foldable mirrors and side ground effects are painted to match the body. Setup of the many split-screen options is intuitive, as is control of the other systems accessed through the nav screen: the trip computer, the maintenance monitors and various mileage, the calendar and the calculator functions. Wish it hadn't been in an accident, because otherwise it was a great car and stuck around for a long time. Owners may contact Subaru at 1-800-782-2783. B, Subaru Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive employs a viscous-coupling locking center differential with a normal 50:50 torque split.