2019 Subaru Legacy vs. 2018 Honda Civic

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The 2019 Subaru Legacy and 2018 Honda CIvic are both popular sedan options, but drivers in Vail who want more power, more traction, and more standard tech will want to go with the Subaru Legacy. See how these models stack up to one another, and then check out the new Subaru Legacy and Impreza at Glenwood Springs Subaru.

Engine Specs & Drivetrain

The 2019 Subaru Legacy easily outclasses the 2018 Honda CIvic in terms of standard power and handling. The 2.5L 4-cylinder engine of the Legacy gets 175 horsepower, a noticeable difference from the 158 horsepower of the Civic when traversing the Roaring Fork Valley hills and mountains. The Subaru further declares its mountain dominance with standard Subaru Symmetrical AWD - all-wheel drive is not available on the Honda Civic.

Interior Design & Luxury

Both of these models are offered with premium features like leather upholstery, heated front and rear seats, and an advanced infotainment system with smartphone app integration, but only the Subaru Legacy comes standard with:

  • Touchscreen interface
  • Apple CarPlay
  • Android Auto
  • SiriusXM® Satellite Radio

Subaru EyeSight® vs. Honda Sensing®

Both Subaru and Honda models are offered with advanced driver assistance packages. But Subaru EyeSight® handily beats Honda Sensing® - and Toyota Safety Sense, for that matter. Here's a preview of how the Subaru safety suite better serves drivers:

Subaru EyeSight®


Honda Sensing®


Adaptive Cruise Control


Lane Departure and Sway Warning/Lane Keep Assist

Lane Assistance

Lane Keeping Assist

Pre-Collision Braking/Pre-Collision Throttle Management

Forward Collision Warning/Mitigation

Collision Mitigation Braking System

Blind Spot Detection

Blind Spot Monitor

Optional add-on

Price & Configurations

Both of these sedans are offered in a variety of different trim levels. While the Legacy has a somewhat higher starting price, it makes up for it with the many advantages listed above:

  • Subaru Legacy - MSRP from $22,545
  • Honda Civic - MSRP from $18,940

Learn More About the Subaru Legacy

Find the new Subaru Legacy for sale in the configuration of your choice right now near Vail at Glenwood Springs Subaru. Want to learn more before you make a decision? See how the Subaru Legacy compares to another excellent Subaru sedan, the Subaru Impreza.

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Directions Glenwood Springs, CO 81601

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