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Turbo Legacy is back. 260HP 277 Lb/ft 2.4 turbo "XT" model

It’s no Legacy GT of the past. No manual.
It’s no Legacy GT of the past. No manual.

Key details : “Standard on XT models, the 2.4-liter turbocharged BOXER engine delivers brisk acceleration and robust all-around performance, with 260 horsepower at 5,600 rpm and 277 lb-ft of torque from 2,000-4,800 rpm. Mated to a high-torque Lineartronic CVT with manual mode and steering wheel paddle control switches, the 2.4-liter BOXER launches Legacy XT from 0-60 mph in an estimated 6.1 seconds. Fuel economy for the turbo is equally impressive, with a manufacturer’s estimation of 24/32 mpg city/highway. For 2020, the Legacy’s CVT hydraulic system features a lower viscosity oil that reduces horsepower loss by 32 percent compared to the previous model’s CVT, helping the new model achieve both higher fuel economy and greater driving performance.”

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They went full Volvo with the infotainment. Those HVAC controls at the bottom, they are touchscreen controls. Read more here

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XT touring model interior
XT touring model interior

I’d say it’s a competent package overall looking at the specs, but it’s a tough segment out there with even the Accord and Camry struggling.

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