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Long Term Update 6: 2010 Subaru Legacy GT


Copy chief Emiliana Sandoval noted that the Legacy, while well-received, has a few small flaws. "My go-everywhere water bottle is 9 inches tall. When I place it in the cupholder, my arm bangs into it every time I shift. With the awkward way of setting the parking brake (press it, not pull it) and the creaky sound it makes when it engages, I don't feel like the brake is secure, even though it probably is. But who wants to worry about your car's parking brake?" Online production manager Kirill Ougarov was pleased with its daily performance. "I've generally enjoyed commuting in the Legacy. The powertrain is great for navigating through traffic, and the engine is a blast once the boost kicks in."
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