2018 Toyota Camry vs 2018 Subaru Legacy

Car shoppers looking for a new midsize sedan this year have several attractive options to choose from. At the head of the pack is the new 2018 Toyota Camry. This vehicle has been one of the top selling sedans in the United States for years, and for this new update it received some attractive powertrain enhancements and a bold new look. The 2018 Subaru Legacy has also been redesigned for the new model year, with updated side mirrors, a new steering wheel and grille, and enhanced interior noise cancelling technology. In this 2018 Toyota Camry vs 2018 Subaru Legacy comparison, we are going to see how these two models stack up against each other.

One of the most immediate differences is in powertrain options. The 2018 Toyota Camry will be available with three new powertrain options, including the all-new base 2.4-liter four-cylinder, which we believe will be rated for 203 horsepower and 184 pound-feet of torque. Other available powertrains will include a 3.5-liter V-6 engine and a hybrid combined powertrain. The 2018 Subaru Legacy, in contrast, will also come with a standard 2.4-liter flat four-cylinder base engine, but it will be rated for only 175 horsepower and 174 pound-feet of torque. A 256-horsepower 3.6-liter flat 6-cylinder engine will also be available.

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2018 Toyota Camry vs 2018 Subaru Legacy
$24,000 Starting MSRP $22,195
203 hp, 184 lb-ft Base Engine Output 175 hp, 174 lb-ft
15.1 cubic feet Trunk Space 15 cubic feet
Enture 3.0 Infotainment System Starlink Multimedia

Infotainment Technology on the 2018 Camry

Each of the midsize sedans in this 2018 Toyota Camry vs 2018 Subaru Legacy comparison brings different advantages to the road. Both seat five passengers and are neck-in-neck when it comes to cargo space in the trunk (with the Camry boasting a very slight lead). The Entune 3.0 infotainment system that will come standard on every model of the 2018 Toyota Camry will offer increase functionality for the new model year. A GPS navigation system comes on all models of this Toyota sedan, and App Suite Connect will also be standard. Wi-Fi will also be available. The Starlink Multimedia system on the 2018 Subaru Legacy will offer other smartphone connectivity advantages.

The 2018 Subaru Legacy will come standard with all-wheel drive on all trims, while every model of the 2018 Toyota Camry will be equipped with the Toyota Safety Sense suite of safety feature, which includes pedestrian detection, adaptive cruise control, lane departure warnings with steering help, and automatic high beams.

For more information about this comparison, or to learn about the 2018 Toyota Camry at Rochester Toyota in Rochester MN, contact a member of our sales team today.

rear view of a red 2018 Toyota Camry in a tunnel
stylized interior seating of the 2018 Toyota Camry
black steering wheel and dashboard of the 2018 Toyota Camry
front grille close-up on the 2018 Toyota Camry