Safety

Safety

The awareness to anticipate. The stability to avoid

At Subaru, we believe the best accident is the one that never happens. That's why we've equipped the all-new Legacy with Symmetrical AWD to ensure control in nearly any weather condition and the SUBARU BOXER engine to enhance stability with its lower centre of gravity. The Vehicle Dynamics Control System and generously sized brakes also give the Legacy athletic reflexes to make it more nimble when you need to steer clear of danger.

Increased visibility

We adjusted the frame to increase your visibility and decrease your blind spot area. We also installed front quarter windows with door-mounted side mirrors to reduce the front blind spot for increased forward visibility.

Vehicle Dynamics Control System

Vehicle Dynamics Control System monitors and analyses if the vehicle is following the driver's intended course via an array of sensors. If a tyre slips or a high speed turns the vehicles off its intended path, the AWD torque distribution, engine output and brakes at each wheel are adjusted to assist in keeping the vehicle on course.

Active Torque Vectoring

When cornering, Active Torque Vectoring applies the brakes and distributes less torque to the inside wheels and more torque to the outside wheels. It helps make a sharp turn and handling more precise. In combination with Vehicle Dynamics Control System, it helps to keep you out of harm's way, granting you a comforting sense of security.

All-around protection.

Knowing the importance of all that's aboard, the Legacy does a lot to protect you and your passengers with high-quality safety systems like seven SRS* airbags, Ring-shaped Reinforcement Frames and even a cabin-protecting layout. There may be risks in life, but we make sincere efforts to make sure that what you value most is well protected in your Legacy.

Ring-shaped Reinforced Frame

The Ring-shaped Reinforcement Frames strengthen the passenger cabin from the roof to the doors, pillars and floor. This design works to divert and dissipate impact energy away from the occupants in a collision. It also contributes to strengthening and lightening the chassis, leading to greater, reinforced protection.

Cabin-protecting layout

Every Subaru goes above and beyond common practice when it comes to your safety. In the event of a head-on collision, your Legacy's SUBARU BOXER engine and gearbox are designed to avoid moving into the cabin for your protection.

Seats, Seatbelts and SRS* Airbags

Standard on Legacy are front SRS* airbags, plus front-side SRS* airbags, curtain SRS* airbags and knee SRS* airbags. Height-adjustable front seatbelts feature pretensioners to hold passengers firmly in place, and load limiters that ease peak forces to the chest.
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