Originally Posted by sirgrover
I just joined here cause I figured you guys where the best to ask. I am looking at a 2010 legacy 2.5i limited. Now i have never owned a car for at least 10 years, just trucks and jeeps but I am tired of the gas and no comfort.
That was basically my situation. I drove only pickups and SUV's since the early 1990's. Gas at ~$4/gal and an 80 mile work commute were killing me.
People either love or hate the 2.5i/CVT combo (or CVTs in general). I've learned to love it over your typical nutzo, too many speed auto-magic.
Handling and power are decent, unless you've got 5 adults in the car. Things get sluggish then, as you'd expect.
Reliability and resale tend to be high with Soobies. No worries there.
You may not know this, but given your 2010 is PZEV certified and you live in MA, you have tons of components that are warranted for 15yrs/150K miles. You can't beat it I tells ya.