The 3rd generation of the Legacy has a cumulative PainRank™ of 1.76. That can be compared against other Subaru generations. Shopping for a Subaru? This generation is generally a good bet.
Owners of the 2000–2004 Legacy model years have sent in 24 complaints on CarComplaints.com. We've listed the three most common below. Most are about the engine (33%) followed by the transmission (12%) and the body (8%).