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Legacy Production Numbers from Subaru USA


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#1 NuclearBacon

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Posted 10 December 2005 - 06:15 AM

I Wrote Subaru of USA with an inquiry of the production numbers for the legacys.... Check this out...

Dear Mr. Oppido:

Thank you for visiting the Subaru Web site and for your message! The early
Legacy Turbo models are indeed very rare. I actually have the production
numbers for all the '91 - '94 Legacy Turbo models:

'91 5-speed - 58
'91 automatic - 149
'92 5-speed - 6
'92 automatic - 5
'93 5-speed - 25
'93 automatic - 45
'94 5-speed - 170
'94 automatic - 230

This is a total of 688 vehicles. Yours is one of FIVE 1992 Legacy Turbo
Automatics built that year. Now that is exclusive. Enjoy your new Subaru, and take GOOD care of it because replacing it won't be easy!

If you have any other questions, please do not hesitate to contact us again!

Happy Holidays,

Samir Hasan
Subaru of America, Inc.
Customer/Dealer Services Department

---whatcha think of that!!
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#2 kevinsUBARU

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Posted 10 December 2005 - 09:02 AM

now that is cool :banana:

#3 Legacy777

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Posted 10 December 2005 - 11:44 AM

Those numbers are no way near being correct. Check out the sticky in the misc forum on www.bbs.legacycentral.org

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Posted 10 December 2005 - 02:57 PM

...can subaru really not know the #'s of cars produced? are those only the cars made in like... the usa? doesnt count the ones made in japan, or iin canada?

there has to be some corolation... subaru cant just be making up numbers....

if i had to put money down... i would say that those are the numbers for the cars...built in the usa..

i'll write subaru again ;)

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wow.... the legacy central BBS site was PISSED i posted this... i just thoguht i would tell everyone that i got those same numbers again.... i meant no harm... i dont think i'll be posting over there any more

#5 svxpert

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Posted 10 December 2005 - 04:01 PM

<<the usa? doesnt count the ones made in japan, or iin canada?>>

subaru's made in canada? none.

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Posted 10 December 2005 - 11:12 PM

Those numbers are no way near being correct. Check out the sticky in the misc forum on www.bbs.legacycentral.org

Josh is totally on the ball here. The 5spd are rear but nothing near that rare.

#7 Hondasucks

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Posted 11 December 2005 - 02:44 PM

where did you write to get the production numbers?

#8 wrxsubaru

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Posted 11 December 2005 - 03:04 PM

Ive seen way more than 5, 5spd 91 legacy turbos in seattle alone, and about 20 on ebay.

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Posted 11 December 2005 - 09:35 PM

Yeah I don't know what's up with subaru's numbers.....but yeah they just can't be wrong. You could go on legacycentral and find five people that have a 92 turbo legacy :)

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Posted 12 December 2005 - 02:56 AM

i literally just went onto www.subaru.com , clicked "contact us" then wrote my email...

we'll see if i get an email back stating specifially what the %#$& they're talking about. 5 touring wagons?! WOAH??? more like... riiiiiiight!!

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Posted 12 December 2005 - 05:56 PM

Well i wrote them back explaining that people have some descrepicancys (sp) with subaru's numbers, and what are on the road. this is their response...

Dear Mr. Oppido:

Thank you for your reply. I hope you had a good weekend! The production
numbers are directly from our Distribution Department. They keep permanent
records of vehicles sold. The numbers are what they are. I do not know how
someone outside of Subaru of America, Inc. would have access to our
confidential records to be able to contest this information. I would be
interested in knowing where they are getting their information.

For those years, ALL Subaru models, including Legacy, were still built in
Japan. Of course many more were built and sold in other worldwide markets,
but the numbers I gave you were for the vehicle manufactured and produced
for the US market ONLY. It was not until 1995 that Legacy models were built
in the USA, but again, I would only be quoting you the number of models made
for the US market. Many more were built and sold in Japan, UK, Germany,
Australia, etc.

If you have any other questions, don't hesitate to contact me again!

Best regards,

Samir Hasan
Subaru of America, Inc. Headquarters
Cherry Hill, New Jersey
www.subaru.com


it was cool of him to write back like that. felt important. :) so flame on! what do ya think!?!?!

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Posted 12 December 2005 - 09:05 PM

Honestly.....Sometimes I think the subaru community has better knowledge then subaru does themself :rolleyes:

I've already given my piece on the numbers not being accurate, so I'm not going to bother....

But they once again give incorrect information.

There were most definitely first gen legacies 1990-1994 that were built in the USA. I owned one and stole parts for my swap from it.

You can email Subaru again if you'd like, but I think it's a futile battle.

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Posted 12 December 2005 - 11:39 PM

You can email Subaru again if you'd like, but I think it's a futile battle.


i think my motive is being skewed...

i was just curious what they would have to say in response...

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Posted 13 December 2005 - 12:51 PM

i think my motive is being skewed...

i was just curious what they would have to say in response...


ahh ok.

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Posted 13 December 2005 - 09:54 PM

<<For those years, ALL Subaru models, including Legacy, were still built in
Japan. Of course many more were built and sold in other worldwide markets,
but the numbers I gave you were for the vehicle manufactured and produced
for the US market ONLY. It was not until 1995 that Legacy models were built
in the USA, but again, I would only be quoting you the number of models made
for the US market. Many more were built and sold in Japan, UK, Germany,
Australia, etc.>>

i know for a fact that SIA was built in 91-92 and started building Legacys in 93-94.

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Posted 14 December 2005 - 12:19 PM

It was built before that. Like I said, I had a 1990 Legacy wagon that has an SIA vin number.

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Posted 15 December 2005 - 01:13 AM

yeah my 91 LS was 4S4 blah blah blah for the VIN, indicating it was made here

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Posted 18 December 2005 - 09:44 PM

As it was said earlier, "riiiiight"!! When I bought my '94 SS in Albuquerque the end of November, '93, there were about 8 turbo Legacys on the lot, 3 or 4 wagons, and the rest sedans. And the truck they were unloading while I was there had a couple of SSs on it for a total of 10 turbos at that dealership! Since I wanted a 5-speed I only paid attention to the 4 MT sedans they had and bought a white one. Plus Santa Fe and the other dealer in Albuquerque each had at least one. So if the numbers are true New Mexico must have gotten way over their share.
When I bought the car I was told that all the turbo Legacys (in '94 at least) were being built in Japan and the rest here. I've never seen a US built turbo Legacy ('91 - '94) so I believe it is true.

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