LAS VEGAS – The relationship between the Subaru Legacy and its Outback trim level historically has been somewhat awkward. The Outback, traditionally 70% of Legacy mix, has been more upscale and more off-road capable, while the Legacy – especially the weak-selling sedan – was relegated to also-ran status, even though the trend-setting Outback originally sprang from the Legacy platform. Outback is flashier big brother to Subaru Legacy sedan. This undesirable differentiation came ...

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