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Subaru Legacy Makes Splash in KBB’s “Best Sedan Under $25K”

Kelley Blue Book picks the best affordable new sedans in the 10 Best Sedans Under $25,000. Why did they pick the 2016 Subaru Legacy?'s editors picked 10 2016 model-year sedans in their in the “10 Best Sedans Under $25,000.” All 10 are affordable and have standout features and efficiency. Each 2016 sedan on the list has a starting price of less than $25,000, and several have a starting price under $20,000. The average price paid for a midsize sedan in the U.S. is about $25,000. The average price paid for a compact sedan is closer to $20,000.

KBB’s “Best Sedan Under $25,000” winners

KBB’s “Best Sedan Under $25K” are: 2016 Kia Optima, 2016 Honda Accord, 2016 Hyundai Sonata, 2016 Honda Civic, 2016 Toyota Camry, 2016 Subaru Legacy, 2016 Chevrolet Malibu, 2016 Nissan Altima, 2016 Mazda Mazda3 and 2016 Ford Fusion.

2016 Subaru Legacy makes a splash

2016 Legacy sedans also get new auto on/off mode that operates the windshield wipers with the headlights. Subaru engineers retuned the electric power-assist steering on the new Legacy to provide “an even more linear and natural feel.” The 2016 Subaru Legacy gets a more refined ride over the outgoing model.

The new generation 2015 Legacy Limited trims gained exclusive Stablex suspension dampers. For 2016, Subaru further refined Legacy’s suspension to significantly reduce vibration over rough roads, especially those with washboard-texture concrete surfaces. It’s standard Symmetrical all-wheel-drive is another standout feature.

Legacy starts at $21,745

The mid-size 2016 Subaru Legacy 2.5i has a starting MSRP of $21,745 not including destination. It comes with a 2.5-liter four-cylinder boxer engine producing 175-horsepower, standard all-wheel-drive, Lineartronic CVT with 6-speed manual mode with paddle shifters and gets 26/36 city/highway mpg.

The 2016 Subaru Legacy sedan makes a splash in Kelley Blue Book’s “Best Sedan Under $25,000”. It’s one of ten that’s affordable, has standout features and is fuel efficient. It also comes standard with all-wheel-drive that sets the Legacy sedan apart.

Source: Kelly Blue Book

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