CHANGES FOR 2014:

-Carbide Gray Metallic paint colour added; Graphite Gray Metallic discontinued
-2.5i Convenience package adds 17-inch alloy wheels, fog lights and low-profile rear spoiler with brake light
-2.5i Touring model adds low-profile rear spoiler
-2.5i Limited gets EyeSight option
-3.6R trim gets EyeSight as standard

Changes to the 2014 Legacy, Subaru’s mid-size sedan, are in trim. It carries on with a choice of 2.5L four-cylinder boxer engine (173 hp/174 lb-ft of torque) with either a six-speed manual or continuously variable automatic transmission, or a 3.6L six-cylinder boxer (256 hp/247 lb-ft) with a five-speed automatic. All Legacy models come standard with all-wheel drive.

Trims include 2.5i (manual or CVT), 2.5i Convenience (CVT), 2.5i Convenience PZEV (CVT), 2.5i Touring (manual or CVT), 2.5i Limited (CVT) and 3.6R Limited (five-speed automatic).

2.5i trim includes stability and traction control systems, four-wheel disc brakes with anti-lock, electric brake force distribution, brake assist and brake override, electric parking brake, drive-selectable hill holders, six airbags, whiplash-reducing front seats with height-adjustable head restraints, 16-inch steel wheels with covers, power-adjustable, manually-folding heated side mirrors with body-colour housings, automatic headlights, four-speaker stereo and auxiliary input and steering wheel-mounted controls, Bluetooth with voice activation and streaming audio, MediaHub iPod/USB audio integration, tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel with integrated cruise control, low oil and washer fluid level indicator lights, power windows with driver’s auto-down, heated front seats, 60/40 split folding rear seats and cloth upholstery.

The 2.5i Convenience package adds 17-inch alloy wheels, fog lights, low-profile rear spoiler with brake light, 10-way power-adjustable driver’s seat with lumbar and a stainless steel exhaust tip.

2.5i Convenience PZEV models get PZEV emissions control equipment and PZEV badging.

2.5i Touring models get a sunroof, windshield wiper de-icer, leather-wrapped steering wheel and shifter, driver’s auto up/down window control, six-speaker stereo and dual-zone automatic climate control.

2.5i Limited trim adds voice-activated navigation with seven-inch touchscreen, Bluetooth text message capability, backup camera, satellite radio, nine-speaker stereo with subwoofer and amplifier, body-colour roof antenna, electro-luminescent gauges, auto-dimming rearview mirror, Homelink, woodgrain interior trim, brushed aluminum doorsills, four-way power adjustable front passenger seat and perforated leather seats.

Adding the optional EyeSight package brings pre-collision braking, brake assist and throttle management, adaptive cruise control, lane departure warning, lane sway warning and lead vehicle start alert.

3.6R Limited models build on 2.5i Limited with EyeSight, and get the six-cylinder engine and five-speed automatic transmission, colour multi-information display and twin stainless steel exhaust tips.

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