The Japanese based automaker Subaru has recently revealed the 2013 Legacy and 2013 Outback, ahead of the vehicles’ official debut at the 2012 New York Auto Show on the 4th of April.
According to the car manufacturer, the 2013 Subaru Outback will be available in three trim levels, the base, Premium and Limited and standard features on the entry-level version will be the steering wheel cruise control and audio switches, 3.5 mm aux input jack, four speakers, CD player, AM/FM, USB, iPod control, audio streaming, Bluetooth, automatic headlight function, electronic parking brake with Hill Holder and 60/40 split fold-down rear seat.
Under the hood, the 2.5i version of the restyled Outback will come with a 2.5 liter Boxer DOHC engine, which is developing a total output of 173 HP and it has a peak torque of 174 lb-ft, mated to either a six-speed manual transmission or a second-gen Lineatronic CVT, with the latter achieving 30 mpg city and 26 mpg highway compared to the previous 29/24 mpg.
The 2013 Subaru Legacy will also make its debut at the same over-seas automotive event and the 2.5i version on this model will get the same engine in the same configuration as the one fitted onto the 2013 Outback. The restyled Subaru Legacy can return, with the 2.5 liter Boxer engine, 24 mpg city and 32 mpg highway compared to the previous 23/31 mpg. More details on the updated Legacy and Outback will be announced at the 2012 New York Auto Show next week.