Subaru loyalists will be pleased that the redesigned-for-2020 Legacy doesn’t stray far from the previous model, and that a host of improvements helps it rank among the top midsized sedans. The Legacy is sensible, comfortable, quiet, and easy to live with in almost every way, plus it comes with all-wheel drive, a unique standard feature in the class.
One of the first things you’ll notice when driving the Legacy is its superbly smooth ride. Its suspension soaks up bumps and potholes with an uncanny fluidity that’s better than some luxury sedans costing three times as much. The cabin remains hushed, too, though the standard four-cylinder engine can get boisterous when pushed. The uplevel turbocharged engine has a quieter demeanor.