ADAS Features Added to 2022 Legacy Sport

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Source: Subaru announcement

CAMDEN, N.J. – Subaru has added standard blind-spot detection with lane-change assist, rear cross-traffic alert and reverse automatic braking ADAS features for the 2022 Legacy Sport models, one of six trim levels offered in the Legacy range.

These advanced driver-assist system (ADAS) features were announced by the company in its recent reveal of the 2022 model-year pricing for the Legacy which begins at $22,995.

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The Legacy is equipped with standard Subaru Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive and Active Torque Vectoring and is powered by the 2.5-liter SUBARU BOXER® engine. The naturally aspired engine produces 182 horsepower and 176 pounds-feet of torque and is paired with a standard Lineartronic® CVT (continuously variable transmission).

The award-winning Subaru EyeSight Driver Assist Technology is standard on all trim levels. EyeSight includes Advanced Adaptive Cruise Control (AACC) with Lane Centering. The safety feature works in conjunction with AACC to assist with centering the sedan within the travel lane.  

The Legacy comes with an extensive list of standard features including power windows, door locks, fuel door, and mirrors as well as dual USB input ports in the front center console. The standard security system includes remote keyless entry. Additionally, the Base is equipped with the SUBARU STARLINK dual 7.0-inch Multimedia system featuring Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, and Bluetooth hands-free phone and audio streaming connectivity.

Starting at $25,245, the Legacy Premium upgrades over the Base trim include the All-Weather Package, leather-wrapped steering wheel, dual-zone automatic climate control system and a 10-way power driver seat. Two additional USB charging ports are included in the rear section of the center console. The Premium comes standard with the tablet-style 11.6-inch STARLINK Multimedia Plus.

Two option packages are available for the Premium. The first package includes Keyless Access with Push-Button Start; LED fog lights; and Blind Spot Detection with Lane Change Assist and Rear Cross Traffic Alert.  The MSRP is only $1,000. The second package adds a Power Moonroof and STARLINK 11.6-inch Multimedia Navigation powered by TomTom® for an MSRP of $2,595.

The Legacy Sport is priced at $28,790 and upgrades from the Premium trim with unique 18-inch sport-styled wheels in black finish; sport-type front grille; body color rocker trim and trunk spoiler; LED fog lights; exterior mirrors in Crystal Black Silica finish; and unique charcoal gray upholstery with bold red contrast stitching.

For 2022, the Legacy Sport adds Power Moonroof; Reverse Automatic Braking; and Blind-Spot Detection with Lane Change Assist and Rear Cross-Traffic Alert as standard equipment.

The Legacy Limited, with a starting price of $29,945, includes luxury features such as perforated leather-trimmed upholstery; heated rear seat backs; rear A/C outlets; and Keyless Access with Push-Button Start.  Standard ADAS technologies include reverse automatic braking and blind-spot detection with lane change assist and rear cross-traffic alert.

The Limited offers a single option package that includes DriverFocus; STARLINK 11.6-inch Multimedia Navigation system; Harman Kardon premium audio system; Power Moonroof and Heated Steering Wheel. The MSRP is the same price as the previous year at $2,045.

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At $34,495, the turbo-charged Legacy Limited XT increases by only $50 for the 2022 model year. Along with the upgraded 2.4-liter turbo BOXER engine, the Limited XT adds features including Power Moonroof; Heated Steering Wheel; STARLINK 11.6-inch Multimedia Navigation; Harman Kardon premium audio system; and DriverFocus.

The Legacy Touring XT is priced at $36. The top trim builds on the Limited XT and adds a 180-degree Front View Monitor and a Sierra Tan Nappa Leather upholstery.

Mike Geylin
Mike Geylin

Mike Geylin is the Editor-in-Chief at Hagman Media. Geylin has been in automotive communications for five decades working in all aspects of the industry from OEM to supplier to motorsports as well as reporting for both newspapers and magazines on the industry.