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2014 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid vs. 2014 Subaru Legacy Review

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Comfort
Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Subaru Legacy than the Hyundai Sonata Hybrid, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Hyundai Sonata Hybrid will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Subaru Legacy.

Convenience
The Hyundai Sonata Hybrid will require fewer stops at the gas station than the Subaru Legacy, making it more convenient to drive.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). The Hyundai Sonata Hybrid is somewhat more expensive than the Subaru Legacy. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Hyundai Sonata Hybrid and the Subaru Legacy have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Hyundai Sonata Hybrid is about the same width as the Subaru Legacy. When looking at overall length, the Hyundai Sonata Hybrid takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Subaru Legacy.

Drivetrain
With its lower torque, the Hyundai Sonata Hybrid doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the Subaru Legacy.

Handling
The Hyundai Sonata Hybrid has a smaller turning radius than the Subaru Legacy, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
The Hyundai Sonata Hybrid has less horsepower than the Subaru Legacy, so it will probably be somewhat slower.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Hyundai Sonata Hybrid and the Subaru Legacy. The Hyundai Sonata Hybrid has significantly less cargo room than the Subaru Legacy, which may be a concern if you do a lot of warehouse shopping.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Hyundai Sonata Hybrid than that of the Subaru Legacy.

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2014 Hyundai
Sonata Hybrid

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MSRP*: $26,000 - $30,750
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2014 Subaru
Legacy

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MSRP*: $20,295 - $28,895
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Cash Back Rebate: Up to $500 Visit Rebate Center
Low APR Loan: As low as 2.90% As low as 0.90%
Lease Incentive: As low as 1.75% --
City MPG: 36 18 - 24
Highway MPG: 40 25 - 32
Engine(s): Inline-4 Horizontal
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 5 years/60,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
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Frontal Crash Rating
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Side Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $24,573 - $28,859 $19,201 - $27,097

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