Comparing Midsize Sedans: 2019 Subaru Legacy VS 2019 Toyota Camry at Byers Airport Subaru in Columbus

2019 Subaru Legacy VS 2019 Toyota Camry Midsize Sedan Comparison in Columbus, OH

For more than two decades, the Toyota Camry has been one of the best-selling passenger cars in America -- yet its reputation as a boring, basic form of transportation precedes it. When you're looking for a midsize sedan that's got superior infotainment features, a more comfortable interior and the added confidence and handling precision of standard all-wheel drive, the Subaru Legacy is an even better choice!

To show you more, we're comparing the 2019 Subaru Legacy to the 2019 Toyota Camry side-by-side on this page. The latest Toyota Camry model is impressive, especially when it comes to safety, but it's still not the best midsize sedan for your money. We think that title goes to the 2019 Subaru Legacy.

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Dimensions & Interior: 2019 Subaru Legacy VS 2019 Toyota Camry

The 2019 Subaru Legacy offers one of the roomiest cabins among midsize cars. With 105.3 cubic feet of passenger space, the Subaru Legacy offers more room inside for passengers to stretch their legs than the 2019 Toyota Camry. The Toyota Camry offers only up to 100.3 cubic feet of passenger volume.

There are a handful of standard feature differences, too. For instance, the base model 2019 Toyota Camry L lacks a fold-down armrest for the rear seats, while the 2019 Subaru Legacy comes standard with a rear armrest.


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Tech & Multimedia: 2019 Subaru Legacy VS 2019 Toyota Camry

Both these cars come standard with a slick touchscreen display and smartphone connectivity through Apple CarPlay™ -- but Android users are out of luck with the 2019 Toyota Camry. In that car, you'll be limited to Bluetooth connectivity only. By contrast, the 2019 Subaru Legacy comes standard with both Apple CarPlay™ and Android™ Auto! So, no matter which smartphone team you're on, your phone will play nice with the Subaru Legacy.


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2019 Subaru Legacy VS 2019 Toyota Camry Driving Performance

Performance & Drive: 2019 Subaru Legacy VS 2019 Toyota Camry

Unlike most midsize sedans, the 2019 Subaru Legacy comes standard with the added traction and control of Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive. All-wheel drive means more grip on any road surface, wet or dry, paved or unpaved. The 2019 Toyota Camry, by contrast, comes only with front-wheel drive. When your routine involves bad weather or rough roads, the 2019 Subaru Legacy can handle more than just about any other midsize sedan out there.


2019 Subaru Legacy VS 2019 Toyota Camry Driving Performance

Safety Ratings: 2019 Subaru Legacy VS 2019 Toyota Camry

Even we can admit it: it's a dead heat here in the safety ratings category. We're happy to say that both of these cars represent huge leaps forward in crashworthiness. In crash tests performed by both the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, both the 2019 Subaru Legacy and the 2019 Toyota Camry received best-possible marks across the board from both organizations.

But remember: In inclement weather, all-wheel drive is an incredible safety advantage. If your commute frequently involves rain or snow, the 2019 Subaru Legacy is just that much safer than the 2019 Toyota Camry.


2019 Subaru Legacy VS 2019 Toyota Camry Driver Assistance

Driver Assistance: 2019 Subaru Legacy VS 2019 Toyota Camry

Once again, Subaru and Toyota are leading the way when it comes to safety technology. The 2019 Subaru Legacy comes standard with the Subaru EyeSight® driver assist suite, providing automatic emergency braking, lane keep assist and adaptive cruise control. Meanwhile, the 2019 Toyota Camry gets Toyota Safety Sense P™ which has similar abilities.

One automatic safety feature available on the Subaru Legacy but not the Toyota Camry? Steering-responsive LED headlights. These advanced headlights pivot as you steer to better illuminate the road ahead through curves -- a feature you can't find on any 2019 Toyota Camry.

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Why Subaru Builds the Best Vehicles for Columbus

The safest, longest-lasting and best-value cars and SUVs around today are built by Subaru -- and Subaru has the awards to prove it. Subaru builds more 2019 IIHS Top Safety Pick + award-winning vehicles than any other brand; Subaru is the top brand for residual value for 2019 according to ALG; Subaru is the most-trusted brand for the past four years, says Kelley Blue Book.

All of that means you'll get the best new car value at Byers Airport Subaru in Columbus! We can't wait to send you home in a brand-new car that's perfect for your family. Stop by our showroom at 401 North Hamilton Road, Columbus, OH 43213 to take your test drive.

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