Subaru Legacy named 2015 Canadian Car of the Year
Lots of new features, such as a standard Active Grille Shutter system, powered the 2015 Subaru Legacy to the top of its class
The sporty all-wheel drive sedan was also named the “Best New Family Car under $30,000”.
“Subaru had an outstanding year in 2014,” said Shiro Ohta, chairman, president and CEO of Subaru Canada, Inc. “In the past year, Subaru sold a record number of vehicles and celebrated a new milestone in company history with unprecedented sales success. This award from AJAC is a wonderful tribute to our recent achievements.”
The six-cylinder Legacy 3.6R Limited saw fuel economy improve by 10 per cent over the 2014 model, with a new estimated combined rating of 10.22/100 km.
The 2015 Legacy’s windshield is more raked, pulled forward 2.0 in. at the base. The new windshield angle, higher seating hip points, new front partition windows and door-mounted side view mirrors help improve visibility. A 10-per cent improvement in aerodynamic efficiency contributes to lower fuel consumption.
Also new for the 2015 Legacy 2.5i is a standard Active Grille Shutter system, which helps to improve fuel economy by reducing wind resistance when closed.