The 2nd generation of the Legacy has a cumulative PainRank™ of 0.88. That can be compared against other Subaru generations. Shopping for a Subaru? This generation is generally a good bet.
Owners of the 1995–1999 Legacy model years have sent in 17 complaints on CarComplaints.com. We've listed the three most common below. Most are about the cooling system (35%) followed by the engine (23%) and the transmission (23%).