Subaru 2.4L Engine Explained

Subaru's 2.4-Liter Engine, Available in Lansing, MI

Subaru is one of the most legendary brands on the road today. Their sedans and SUVs offer incredible durability and power. What's under the hood? So many Subaru models like Outback and Legacy are powered by a 2.4-liter engine. Williams Subaru has a host of models powered by this engine available now. Learn more about this powertrain below.


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Horsepower and Torque

East Lansing drivers will love Subaru's 2.4-liter turbocharged engine. This engine provides 260 horsepower and 277 pound-feet of torque. This is an ideal powertrain, offering different benefits depending on which model its powering. In the Subaru Ascent, this powertrain provides Dewitt drivers with an EPA-estimated 27 MPG on the highway and a towing capacity of 5,000 pounds.

The Outback will also clock in at an EPA-estimated 27 MPG on the highway, but with only 2,500 pounds of towing capacity, which makes sense for a smaller SUV. For sedans, the Subaru Legacy gets a stunning EPA-estimated 32 MPG on the highway, making your next long-distance journey as economical as ever. This is all thanks to Subaru's versatile 2.4-liter engine.

Pros and Cons

This 2.4-liter engine is known for unbeatable reliability. Holt, MI drivers can rest assured that this engine will not present any issues, even after it surpasses 150,000 miles. That being said, there have been a few minor issues reported that are worth mentioning. Oil starvation has been known to occur, leading to clogging. This is remedied by simply having the oil supply bolts checked during your routine oil change, which should take place every 3,750 miles.

Gasket oil leaks have also been reported, but these are a normal occurrence with any engine. After 100,000 miles, have your mechanic check for leaks due to normal wear and tear. Any signs of smoke or the scent of burning oil are a sign something is wrong, but this is an incredibly rare occurrence.

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Subaru's 2.4-liter turbocharged engine has been known to last over 150,000 miles with routine maintenance. All of the issues mentioned here can be avoided entirely with proper care. This makes this engine hard to beat. Visit Williams Subaru to find the right Subaru model for you, powered by this superb time-tested engine.

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