Subaru Legacy V is a model that has gained massive popularity, and in 2009 it was
launched to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the same model. This model was
launched at the 2009 Detroit auto show. The production of this fifth version of the Legacy
model started in 2009.
Gradually this model was equipped with different innovative technologies that made it
quite a hit in the genre.
Subaru Legacy: Fifth Generation
At different markets globally, the production had started at other times. This Japanese
brand was launched in Japan on May 20, 2009. The compelling features of this model make
it quite popular.
In the last year of production, it is furnished with Eyesight technology cameras that are
attached just beside the rearview mirror. This is one of the safety features that hold
massive importance in preventing the collision. The Japan Automotive Hall of Fame has
awarded this technology the best technology award at the Japan Museum of Nature and
Science. This technology has been installed as per the international standards.
Apart from the above, this new generation model was equipped with variable transmission
and the 6-speed manual transmission only in Australia and North America.
There are different versions of this sedan as one of them is known as Wagon which was
also available in Japan. This model was available in both sedan and wagon class. This
version of the Subaru Legacy is the ninth vehicle that offers a CVT transmission. There are
other models such as the Subaru R1 coupe (2004–current), the Subaru R2 5-door
hatchback (2003–current), the Subaru Sambar (1990–1995 only), the Subaru Exiga
starting September 2009 are also equipped with a CVT transmission.
The popularity of this model from the Japanese brand was beneficial for making it a hit. At
that time it was among the best sellers sedan WaWagonon opted for by customers.