Comparison - Subaru Legacy Touring XT 2020 - vs - Lexus GS 300 F Sport 2019

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Model: 
Average Price: 
$
35,895
Updated: 
26 Aug 2019
$
51,200
Updated: 
29 Nov 2018
Car Type: 
Car
Car
Drive Type: 
All Wheel Drive
Rear Wheel Drive
Year: 
2020
2019
Total Seating: 
5
5
Transmission: 
Continuously Variable-speed Automatic
8-speed Shiftable Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
18.50gals
17.40gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Magnetite Gray Metallic
#2F2F2F
Crystal White Pearl
#FFFFFF
Crimson Red Pearl
#9B0000
Crystal Black Silica
#000000
Abyss Blue Pearl
#2B4566
Color: 
Obsidian
#090909
Liquid Platinum
#A6A7A8
Atomic Silver
#ABAAB8
Ultra White
#FAFAFA
Matador Red Mica
#720D14
Caviar
#2E2E2E
Ultrasonic Blue Mica 2.0
#2646B3
Smoky Granite Mica
#4A4949

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

The 2020 Subaru Legacy sedan is a stellar value with impressive tech.

Pros
Stellar value
Standard active safety features
All-wheel drive across the range
Big, 11.6-inch touchscreen
Good interior space

Cons
Evolutionary style
Turbo-4 is spendy...
...and its mileage sinks
Nearly sporty

By: 
thecarconnection.com

Redesigned and more refined for 2020.Bigger touchscreen.New turbocharged engine option,Start of the seventh Legacy generation.

Pros
Standard all-wheel drive for excellent wet-weather traction
Good outward visibility
Standard active driver assist features
Turbocharged engine provides robust power

Cons
CVT automatic can sometimes feel unrefined

By: 
edmunds.com

The 2019 Lexus GS ranked #6 in Luxury Midsize Cars. Currently the Lexus GS has a score of 8.4 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 36 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Upscale, roomy, quiet interior
Impressive list of standard tech and safety features
Massive trunk in GS 300 and GS 350 models
Engaging driving dynamics paired with a comfortable ride

Cons
Infotainment system is frustrating and distracting

By: 
usnews.com

The 2019 Lexus GS is a handsome mid-size luxury sedan with value on its side.

Pros
Good value among competitors
Fun, fire-breathing V-8 option
Competitive fuel economy
Handsome looks

Cons
Limited tech
Poorly functioning infotainment system
Base engine is breathless
Smaller ES may be a better comfort fit

By: 
thecarconnection.com

The 2019 Lexus GS 300 comes with rear wheel drive. Available transmissions include: 8-speed shiftable automatic.Integration with Lexus Enform Connect smartphone app.

PROS
Comfortable and spacious interior is generously appointed
Turbocharged four-cylinder engine delivers high fuel economy

CONS
Entertainment and navigation system controller is difficult to use
Trunk does not expand because rear seatbacks don't fold down
Acceleration is nothing special

By: 
edmunds.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Regular Unleaded
Premium Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
24.00mpg
21.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
32.00mpg
30.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
16
16
Cylinders: 
4
Flat
4
Inline
Engine Size/Displacement: 
2.40L
2.00L
Torque: 
277ft-lbs
at 2 000rpm
258ft-lbs
at 1 650rpm
Horsepower: 
260hp
at 5 600rpm
241hp
at 5 800rpm
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Turning Circle: 
36.80Feet
36.80Feet

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
yes
Door Pockets: 
yes
yes
Cupholders: 
yes
yes
Overhead console: 
yes
yes
Seatback Storage: 
yes
yes
Power Steering: 
yes
yes
Parking sensors: 
yes
yes
Steering Wheel Tilt: 
yes
yes
Telescopic steering wheel: 
yes
yes
Rear View Camera: 
yes
yes
Front view Camera: 
yes
no
Side view Camera: 
no
no
On steering wheel: 
Transmission, Cruise And Audio Controls On Steering Wheel
Transmission, Cruise And Audio Controls On Steering Wheel
More in Convenience: 
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)
Keyless Ignition
Heated Steering Wheel
Leather Steering Wheel
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)
Leather Steering Wheel
Keyless Ignition
Adaptive Cruise Control

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
190.60in
192.10in
Width: 
72.40in
72.40in
Height: 
59.10in
57.30in
Ground Clearance: 
5.10in
Wheel Base: 
108.30in
112.20in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
37.30
38.00
Rear Head Room: 
37.20
37.80
Front Leg Room: 
42.80in
42.30in
Rear leg room: 
39.50in
36.80in
Front Hip Room: 
55.50in
54.50in
Front Shoulder Room: 
58.10in
57.30in
Rear Hip Room: 
54.80in
54.10in
Rear Shoulder room: 
57.40in
55.70in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
15.10cu.ft
14.30cu.ft
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
15.10cu.ft
14.30cu.ft
Curb Weight: 
3790.00lbs
3805.00lbs

Instruments

External Temperature Display: 
yes
yes
Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
yes
yes
Compass: 
yes
yes

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
yes
yes
More Power Features: 
Hands-Free Entry
Heated Mirrors
Reverse Tilt Passenger Only Provides Curb View When Vehicle In Reverse
4 One-Touch Power Windows
4 One-Touch Power Windows
Hands-Free Entry
Reverse Tilt Dual Mirrors Provides Curb View When Vehicle In Reverse
Heated Mirrors

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
no
no
Front Seats Features: 
Bucket Front Seats
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
Premium Leather
8 -Way Power Passenger Seat
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
Driver Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
8 -Way Power Driver Seat
Driver Seat Thigh Extension
Ventilated Driver Seat
Ventilated Passenger Seat
8 -Way Power Passenger Seat
12 -Way Power Driver Seat
Bucket Front Seats
Height Adjustable Passenger Seat
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
Ventilated Driver Seat
Ventilated Passenger Seat
Leather
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
Driver Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Passenger Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Driver Seat Thigh Extension
Rear Seats Features: 
Folding center armrest
Split-Folding Rear Seatback
Rear Ventilation Ducts
Multi-Level Heating
Folding With Pass-Thru Center Armrest
Rear Ventilation Ducts

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Front Stabilizer Bar
Front Stabilizer Bar
Rear Suspension: 
Rear Stabilizer Bar
Rear Stabilizer Bar
Suspension Info: 
Four-Wheel Independent Suspension
Four-Wheel Independent Suspension

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
yes
yes
Climate Control: 
yes
yes
More Comfort Features: 
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror
Turn Signal In Mirrors
Turn Signal In Mirrors
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
no
no
More Entertainment: 
Harman/Kardon Premium Brand Speakers
Satellite Radio W/Real Time Traffic Satellite Radio
4 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service
Auxiliary Audio Input And USB With External Media Control
USB Connection
1 Subwoofer(S)
12 Total Speakers
576 Watts Stereo Output
3 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service
Auxiliary Audio Input And USB With External Media Control
USB Connection
12 Total Speakers

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
no
no
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
18 X 7.5 In.
19 X 9.0 In.
Wheels more: 
All Season Tires
Temporary Spare Tire
Inside Mounted Spare Tire
Inside Mounted Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire
Performance Tires
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
225.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
50
Width: 
265.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
35
Diameter: 
R19

Safety Features

ABS: 
yes
yes
Front head airbags: 
yes
yes
Rear head airbags: 
yes
yes
Dual front side-mounted airbags: 
yes
yes
Emergency braking assist: 
yes
yes
Traction control: 
yes
yes
Child seat anchors: 
yes
yes
Front brakes: 
Ventilated front disc brakes
Ventilated front disc brakes
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Rear brakes: 
Rear ventilated disc brakes
Rear ventilated disc brakes
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
yes
Daytime running lights: 
yes
yes
Engine immobilizer: 
yes
yes
Front fog lights: 
yes
yes
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
yes
yes
Auto delay off headlamps: 
yes
yes
Front headrests: 
yes
yes
Rear headrests: 
yes
yes
Tire pressure monitoring: 
yes
yes
More Safety Features: 
Post-Collision Safety System
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
Rear Height Adjustable Headrests
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
Self-Leveling Headlights
Cornering Lights
Turn Signal Mirrors
Pre-Collision Safety System
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
LED Headlamp
Blind Spot And Lane Departure Warnings Accident Avoidance System
Turn Signal Mirrors
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
Rear Height Adjustable Headrests
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
Pre-Collision Safety System
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
Post-Collision Safety System
LED Headlamp
Blind Spot And Lane Departure Warnings Accident Avoidance System

Options

Packages: 
Tech Package 2
Cargo Package
Standard Model
Popular Package #2
Navigation Package
F SPORT 19" Split Nine-Spoke Forged Alloy Wheels
Navigation System
Exterior Options: 
Trunk Spoiler - Magnetite Gray Metallic
Body Side Molding - Abyss Blue Pearl
Door Edge Guards - Magnetite Gray Metallic
Door Edge Guards - Crystal Black Silica
Body Side Molding - Abyss Blue Pearl
Wheel Locks - Alloy
Rear Bumper Applique
Body Side Molding - Magnetite Gray Metallic
Trunk Spoiler - Crystal Black Silica
Door Edge Guards - Crimson Red Pearl
Door Edge Guards - Crystal White Pearl
Body Side Molding - Crystal Black Silica
Trunk Spoiler - Crystal White Pearl
Trunk Spoiler - Abyss Blue Pearl
Chrome Side Window Deflectors
Moonroof Air Deflector
Splash Guads
Door Scuff Protectors
Body Side Molding - Crimson Red Pearl
Door Edge Guards - Abyss Blue Pearl
Auto-Dimming Exterior Mirror W/Approach Lighting
Trunk Spoiler - Crimson Red Preal
One-Touch Power Trunk
Alloy Wheel Locks
Rear Spoiler
Orange Brake Calipers
Door Edge Guard
Rear Bumper Applique
Body Side Moldings
Black Brake Calipers
Premium Triple Beam LED Headlamps
Premium Paint
Door Edge Film By 3M
Interior Options: 
Rear Bumper Protector Mat
Trunk Cargo Hook
Ash Tray - Silver
Wireless Charger
Woodgrain Interior Trim Kit
LED Upgrade - Dome Light
Cargo Organizer
Cargo Net
Rear Seat Cover
Remote Engine Starter - Push Start
Rear Seatback Protector
Sunshade
Footwell Illumination Kit
Cargo Tray
Ash Tray Holder
All-Weather Floor Liners
Ash Tray - Black
F SPORT Heated Leather Steering Wheel
Key Glove
Color Heads-Up Display
Mark Levinson Premium Surround Sound Audio System
Carpet Trunk Mat
F SPORT Leather Steering Wheel
Cargo Net
All-Weather Floor Mats
Illuminated Door Sills
All-Weather Floor Liners
Key Gloves W/F Logo
Universal Tablet Holder

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Tan Nappa, premium leather
#754E3D
Color: 
Rioja Red, leather
#8C3140
Black w/White Perforations, leather
#2D2D2D
Flaxen, leather
#997153