2021 Subaru Legacy vs 2021 Honda Accord Comparison in Huntington Beach, CA

Finding a midsize sedan that's reliable and functional, yet powerful and fun to drive is a tough mission. Luckily, the 2021 Subaru Legacy checks all of those boxes and more. We know there are a lot of midsize family sedans to choose from, so we've put together this side-by-side comparison for you. Before stopping by McKenna Subaru for your test drive, keep reading to compare the 2021 Subaru Legacy and the 2021 Honda Accord.

Subaru Legacy interior features

2021 Subaru Legacy vs. 2021 Honda Accord: Utility & Comfort

When it comes to interior volume, the Subaru Legacy and the Honda Accord are neck-in-neck, with practically the same spacious headroom and legroom. The 2021 Legacy boasts a comfortable 105.5 cubic feet of passenger volume while the trunk holds 15.1 cubic feet of cargo. Both vehicles offer available amenities such as heated front seats, leather-wrapped steering wheel, and ventilated front seats on the top trim level. The Subaru Legacy offers a heated steering wheel and heated rear outboard seats on higher trim levels, something the Honda Accord does not have.


Subaru Legacy technology specs

2021 Subaru Legacy vs. 2021 Honda Accord: Technology

The 2021 Honda Accord may come with a standard 8-inch infotainment touchscreen display, but that's all it offers across the trim levels. The 2021 Subaru Legacy offers standard dual 7-inch high resolution touchscreens or you can upgrade trim levels for an immense 11.6-inch tablet-like touchscreen with available voice-activated navigation. While the Accord offers a 10-speaker audio system, the Legacy has a 12-speaker premium audio system available on the top three trim levels.

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Subaru Legacy performance specs

2021 Subaru Legacy vs. 2021 Honda Accord: Performance

In terms of overall performance, the 2021 Subaru Legacy has the edge over the 2021 Honda Accord. The Legacy offers two engine options, both of which are legendary BOXER® engines that provide better handling and a smoother ride. The standard Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive on the Subaru Legacy gives you extra confidence on the road, no matter the terrain or weather. The Honda Accord only comes with Front-Wheel Drive.


Subaru Legacy safety features

2021 Subaru Legacy vs. 2021 Honda Accord: Safety & Driver Assist Features

Both vehicles were awarded five stars from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration so you know your safety is important to them. Both the Subaru Legacy and the Honda Accord offer a standard suite of driver assist features that include Adaptive Cruise Control, Lane Departure Warning, High Beam Assist, and Pre-Collision features to help avoid any potential accident. The 2021 Legacy has the available DriverFocus™ Distraction Mitigation System that alerts the driver if they become drowsy or distracted, a feature not available on the 2021 Accord.


Rear center console of 2021 Subaru Legacy

2021 Subaru Legacy vs. 2021 Honda Accord: Standard & Available Features

Both the Subaru Legacy and the Honda Accord offer amazing available features such as LED fog lights for a safer drive in bad weather, heated side mirrors for those cold mornings, and a panoramic moonroof to enjoy your choice of the sun or the stars. The Legacy comes standard with LED Steering Responsive Headlights that pivot with the vehicle for safer cornering at night, a feature the Accord does not offer. While both vehicles offer available dual USB ports in the rear, only the Subaru Legacy has standard dual USB ports in the front so both the driver and the passenger can keep their devices charged.

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2021 Subaru Legacy vs. 2021 Honda Accord: Value

While there are many similarities between the two midsize sedans, the 2021 Subaru Legacy has the biggest difference: a starting MSRP over two thousand dollars less than the 2021 Honda Accord. When you factor in the features that only the Legacy offers, such as All-Wheel Drive and LED Steering Responsive Headlights, it's an even bigger value. Stop by McKenna Subaru today and talk to our friendly, knowledgeable team about how to get behind the wheel of a 2021 Subaru Legacy.

2021 Subaru Legacy2021 Honda Accord
$22,895Starting MSRP*$24,970
182Standard Horsepower192
260 Horsepower / 277 lb-ft TorqueAvailable Engine Upgrade252 Horsepower / 273 lb-ft Torque
StandardAll-Wheel DriveNot Available
StandardTransmission Paddle ShiftersAvailable Upgrade
StandardApple CarPlay™ / Android Auto™Standard
Standard60/40 Split Folding Rear SeatAvailable Upgrade
StandardPre-Collision Automatic BrakingStandard
StandardAdaptive Cruise ControlStandard
2021 Top Safety Pick+IIHS Safety Award2021 Top Safety Pick

*Manufacturer's suggested retail price does not include destination and delivery charges, tax, title and registration fees. Destination and delivery includes handling and inland freight fees and may vary in some states. Prices, specifications, options, features and models subject to change without notice.