If you are the new possessor of a Subaru Legacy, have been lent one, or have rented one, you may not yet know all the details of this car. This is exactly the subject of this article content, we will help you to carry out a basic but useful task on 3-door cars to be able to transport more than 2 people. That’s why we are going to show you how to fold a front seat on a Subaru Legacy, for that, first of all, we are going to talk about the different adjustments of the front seat of your car, and, in a second part, the different methods to fold the front seat of a Subaru Legacy..


The different front seat adjustments of an Subaru Legacy

To start, we’ll start our article content by telling you the different adjustments available on the front seat of a Subaru Legacy. In fact, even if you want to fold one of your front seats on your vehicle, you should know that according to the model of your car and its finish you will have access to different settings, here are most of the settings you can find on your Subaru Legacy:

  • Fundamental and fundamental adjustment for driving without taking risks, this configuration settings of the front seat of your Subaru Legacy allows you to modify the proximity of the seat to the pedals to be able to conform to the size of each person’s legs.
  • This setting allows you to have a better vision of the road, for small drivers we often raise the seat and for tall drivers to lower it.
  • Finally, the last “classic” setting is the seat inclination, not to be confounded with the control to fold the seat of a Subaru Legacy, this setting will allow you, dependent on the length of your arms, to have the right driving position without tiring to reach the controls
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  • The lumbar support: On some interior packages, you will also be able to change the lumbar support provided by your seat by pressing down on the backrest, a very pleasant adjustment for long trips.

How do you fold the front seat down from a Subaru Legacy?

After identifying all the seat configurations, we will now help you to fold down the front seat of your Subaru Legacy. Please be aware that subject to the number of doors on your car the process will not be the same. Whether you want to fold down a front seat to carry a passenger on a 3-door Subaru Legacy, or whether you want to fold it down to carry large objects on a 5-door Subaru Legacy, it will not be the same process, here are the different methods to do it

Fold down the front seat of a 3-door Subaru Legacy.

As we told you before, whether it’s to get a traveler in the back seat, or to carry large things, understanding how to fold the front seat down from its Subaru Legacy is useful. This step is quite basic, and according to the year of your Subaru Legacy the lever to fold down the front seat can be in different spots, here are the 3 possible spots for this command:

  • At the top of the seat back near the headrest
  • On the side of the seat in general in the middle of the backrest
  • On the side of the seat in the middle of the seat

Pushing this lever will totally fold down the front seat back of your Subaru Legacy and free the seat from its location on the rail that allows you to move the seat forward or backward, this will allow you to save even more space for an easy passenger in the rear.

Folding down the front seat of a 5-door Subaru Legacy

As for folding the front seat of a Subaru Legacy 5-door, the process is not the same because since it is not made to receive rear passengers through the front doors, your seats don’t have the same functionality we just talked about above. Folding the front seat of a 5-door Subaru Legacy will generally only be useful if you want to carry bulky stuff. To do this, you’ll need to use the recline control to fold your seats. Depending on the year of your car, it can be in the form of a knob to turn, or a lever to operate to choose the inclination of your car. If you don’t have enough volume and want to fold the rear seat of your Subaru Legacy, don’t be reluctant to read our article content dedicated to this manipulation.

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