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rkrenicki
07-11-2013, 04:12 PM
The Applied Model is a 7 character code found on every Subaru made since at least 1989. It is a universal code across all markets that describes all of the important aspects of a car. This listing is specific for the Legacy/Outback platform, as there are some differences between platforms.

This code is found on the cars Model Plate. This plate is located on the Left side front strut pillar on 1st, 2nd, and 3rd generation Legacies. On newer cars, it is a plate or label found on the right side front door or the jam for the same door.

This is a sample of the Model Plate from my 2004 USDM Outback H6 Sedan.
https://sl-i.net/FORUM/images/imported/2013/07/IMAG0076_zps88637b03-1.jpg

The code for my car in the above example is BEEEY8E. Each character has a specific meaning which is broken down below in character position.



BEEEY8E
1234567

1 - Platform
2 - Generation and Chassis type
3 - Powertrain type
4 - Model Year/"Type"
5 - Destination/Chassis Type in Japan
6 - Grade/Trim/Model
7 - Drivetrain type


From this code we can determine the following information:
Platform - Legacy/Outback
Chassis - 3rd Generation Sedan
Powertrain - 3.0 litre AWD
Model Year - 2004
Destination - United States/Canada/Taiwan
Trim - Outback Sedan H6
Drivetrain - DOHC Naturally Aspirated 4EAT




1: Platform A - Leone/Loyale
B - Legacy (including Outback and Baja)
C - SVX
G - Impreza (including WRX (up to 2014), STI (up to 2014), XV and Outback Sport)
F - Domingo
K - Justy/Rex/Vivio/Sambar (Before 1998)
N - Trezia
R - Pleo/R1/R2/Stella
S - Forester
T - Sambar (After 1998)
V - WRX and STI (2015+)
W - Tribeca
Y - Exiga
Z - BRZ



The 2nd position values here only apply to the Legacy/Outback platform.


2: Chassis C - 1st Generation Sedan
D - 2nd Generation Sedan
E - 3rd Generation Sedan
F - 1st Generation Wagon
G - 2nd Generation Wagon
H - 3rd Generation Wagon
J - 1st Generation Wagon (flat top)
K - 2nd Generation Wagon (flat top)
L - 4th Generation Sedan
M - 5th Generation Sedan
N - 6th Generation Sedan
P - 4th Generation Wagon
R - 5th Generation Wagon
S - 6th Generation Wagon
T - 3rd Generation Truck


The 3rd position values here only apply to the Legacy/Outback platform.


3: Powertrain 2 - 1.8L 2WD
3 - 1.8L AWD
4 - 2.0L 2WD
5 - 2.0L AWD
6 - 2.2L 2WD
7 - 2.2L AWD
9 - 2.5L AWD
A - 2.0L AWD Air Suspension
B - 2.2L AWD Air Suspension
C - 2.5L AWD Air Suspension
D - 2.0L AWD Diesel
E - 3.0L AWD
F - 3.6L AWD
G - 2.0L AWD DIT
H - 2.5L AWD DIT
J - 2.0L AWD FB20
M - 2.5L AWD FB25
S - 2.0L AWD STI



5: Destination 4 - RHD 4 Door (Sedan) from FHI - Used only in Japan Market
5 - RHD 5 Door (Wagon) from FHI - Used only in Japan Market
K - RHD Global Market from FHI
L - LHD Global Market from FHI
Y - US/Canada/Taiwan from SIA



7: Drivetrain 9 - SOHC NA CVT
A - DOHC NA 5MT (1st and 2nd gen) / 6MT (5th gen)
C - DOHC NA CVT
D - DOHC Turbo 5MT
E - DOHC NA 4EAT AWD VDC
F - DOHC NA 5MT Dual Range
G - SOHC NA 5MT
H - DOHC Turbo 6MT
J - SOHC NA 5MT
K - SOHC NA 5MT Dual Range
P - DOHC Turbo 4EAT VDC
R - SOHC NA 4EAT VDC
S - DOHC NA 4EAT-Sportshift
T - DOHC Turbo 4EAT-Sportshift VDC
L - SOHC NA 4EAT-Sportshift
M - DOHC NA 5MT
N - DOHC NA 6MT
S - DOHC NA 4EAT-Sportshift
U - DOHC NA 5EAT-Sportshift
V - DOHC Turbo 5EAT-Sportshift
W - DOHC NA 5MT Dual Range
X - DOHC Turbo 6MT
Y - DOHC CDI 5MT

rkrenicki
07-11-2013, 04:13 PM
First Generation Legacy - BC, BF, BJ



4: MY/Type A - 1990 Japan: 1989
B - 1991 Japan: 1990
C - 1992 Japan: 1991
D - 1993 Japan: 1992
E - 1994 (US Only)




6: Grade 2 - US: Base Model Japan: Ei
3 - US: L Japan: Mi
4 - Japan: Ti, TZ
5 - US: LS Japan: Vi, Brighton
6 - Japan: VZ
7 - US: LS-D / LS Japan: RS-R
8 - US: Turbo Japan: RS
9 - Japan: GT
A - Japan: RS-RA
B - Japan: Ti-S
C - Japan: VZ-R
D - Japan: GT-S2
U - US: L (RHD)

rkrenicki
07-11-2013, 04:14 PM
Second Generation Legacy - BD, BG, BK



4: MY/Type A - US: 1995 Japan: 1993-1995
B - 1996
C - 1997
D - 1998 (US Only)
E - 1999 (US Only)




6: Grade 1 - US: Brighton
2 - Japan: LX
3 - US: L Japan: TX-S EDM: LX
4 - US: Outback
5 - US: GT Japan: Brighton
6 - Japan: TS-R
8 - Japan: RS
9 - Japan: GT
A - Japan: 250T
B - Japan: Grand Wagon
C - Japan: GT-B
E - Japan: GT-B
S - US: Outback

rkrenicki
07-11-2013, 04:15 PM
Third Generation Legacy - BE, BH, BT


4: MY/Type A - US: 2000 EDM: 1999 Japan: 06/1998 to 04/1999
B - US: 2001 EDM: 2000 Japan: 05/1999 to 05/2000
C - US: 2002 EDM: 2001 Japan: 06/2000 to 04/2001
D - US: 2003 EDM: 2002 Japan: 05/2001 to 04/2003
E - US: 2004 EDM: 2003
F - US: 2005 (Baja only)
G - US: 2006 (Baja only)




6: Grade 1 - US: Brighton
3 - US: L Japan: TX EDM: LX
4 - US: Outback Japan: TX-S, TX-G EDM: GL
5 - US: GT Japan: Brighton
6 - US: GT Limited Japan: S, TS-R
7 - US: L-S Japan: RS EDM: GX
8 - US: Outback Sedan H6 Japan: RSK
9 - US: Outback Sedan Limited Japan: GT, GT-VDC EDM: B4
A - US: Outback Wagon Cold Japan: 250T, 250T-V, 250S
B - US: Outback Wagon Limited Japan: Lancaster EDM: Outback
C - US: Outback Wagon H6 Japan: GT-B EDM: Outback H6
D - US: Outback Wagon H6 LLBean Japan: Lancaster ADA, GT-B
E - US: Baja Japan: 250T-B, GT
F - US: Baja S Japan: Brighton-S, B-Sport
G - US: 2.5GT Japan: TStypeR
H - US: 2.5GT LO Japan: Lancaster-S
J - Japan: RStypeB
K - Japan: Lancaster 6
L - Japan: Lancaster 6 ADA
M - Japan: RS25
N - US: Outback Wagon H6 S Japan: GT-Limited
P - Japan: RS30
Q - Japan: GT30
R - Japan: RSK/Blitzen
S - Japan: Lancaster 6
T - Japan: Lancaster 6 ADA
U - US: Baja B Japan: S401

rkrenicki
07-11-2013, 04:15 PM
Fourth Generation Legacy - BP, BL



4: MY/Type A - US: 2005 JDM/EDM: 05/2003 to 04/2004
B - US: 2006 JDM/EDM: 05/2004 to 05/2005
C - US: 2007 JDM/EDM: 06/2005 to 05/2006
D - US: 2008 JDM/EDM: 06/2006 to 04/2007
E - US: 2009 JDM/EDM: 05/2007 to 04/2008
F - JDM/EDM: 05/2008 to 04/2009




6: Grade 1 - Japan A~F: 2.0i
2 - Japan A~F: 2.0i
3 - Japan A~F: 2.0i
4 - Japan A~F: 2.0i
5 - Japan A~F: 2.0i
6 - Japan A~F: 2.0i
7 - Japan A~F: 2.0R
8 - US: 2.5GT Limited Japan A~F: 2.0R EDM: 2.0R-C
9 - US: Outback 2.5XT Limited Japan A~C: 2.0R Japan D~F: 2.0R spec.B EDM: 2.0R
A - US: Outback 2.5XT Japan A~F: 2.0R
B - Japan A~F: 2.0GT EDM: 2.0GT / 2.0TD
C - US: 2.5GT Limited Japan A~F: 2.0GT spec.B EDM: 2.0GT-X
D - US: Outback 2.5XT Limited Japan A~C: 3.0R Japan D~F: 2.0GT
E - US: 2.5GT Japan A~B: 2.0GT Customized Japan C: Blitzen 2006 EDM: 2.0GT
F - US: 2.5GT spec.B Japan A~F: 2.0GT EDM: 2.0GT spec.B
G - Japan A~C: 2.0GT spec.B Japan D~F: S402
H - US: 2.5i Japan A~C: 3.0R Japan D~F: 2.5i EDM: 2.0i / 2.5i
J - US: 2.5i Base EDM: 2.5i
K - US: 2.5i Limited Japan A~C: Outback 2.5i Japan D~F: 2.5i
L - US: 3.0R Limited Japan A~F: 3.0R EDM: 3.0R
M - Japan A~C: 3.0R Japan D~F: 3.0R spec.B EDM: 3.0R-A / 3.0R spec.B
N - US: 3.0R Japan A~F: 3.0R EDM: 3.0R / 3.0R-C
P - US: Outback 2.5 Base Japan A~C: 3.0R Spec.B Japan D~F: Outback 2.5XT EDM: 3.0R-A
R - Japan A~F: Outback 2.5i EDM: Outback 2.0TD
S - US: Outback 2.5i Japan A~F: Outback 2.5i EDM: Outback 2.5i
T - US: Outback 2.5i Limited Japan A~F: Outback 2.5i EDM: Outback 2.5i-C
U - US: Outback 3.0R Japan A~F: Outback 3.0R EDM: Outback 3.0R
V - US: Outback 3.0R Limited Japan A~F: Outback 3.0R EDM: Outback 3.0R / Outback 3.0R-C
W - US: Outback 3.0R Lim-LLBean Japan A~C: Outback 3.0R Japan D~F: Outback 2.5XT EDM: Outback 3.0R / Outback 3.0R-A
X - US: Outback 3.0R LLBean Japan A~F: 3.0R ADA
Y - Japan A~F: 3.0R ADA

rkrenicki
07-11-2013, 04:16 PM
Fifth Generation Legacy - BM, BR


4: MY/Type A - US: 2010 JDM: 05/2009 to 05/2010
B - US: 2011 JDM: 06/2010 to 05/2011
C - US: 2012 JDM: 06/2011 to 05/2012
D - US: 2013 JDM: 06/2012 to 05/2013
E - US: 2014 JDM: 06/2013 to




6: Grade 1 - EDM: 2.0 i
2 - Japan: 2.5i B-Sport EDM: 2.5 i Eyesight (High Vehicle Height)
3 - Japan: 2.5i Eyesight S-Package
4 - US: 2.5 i Japan: 2.5i EDM: 2.5 i
5 - US: 2.5 i Premium Japan: 2.5i S-Package EDM: 2.5 i Sport
6 - US: 2.5 i Limited Japan: 2.5i L-Package EDM: 2.5 i e (High Vehicle Height)
7 - US: 2.5 i Limited EyeSight Japan: 2.5i L-Package/Eyesight/B-sport Eyesight EDM: 2.5 i Eyesight
8 - Japan: 2.5i Eyesight tS EDM: 2.0 D
9 - Japan: 2.5i B-Sport Eyesight G-Package EDM: 2.0 D Sport
A - Japan: 2.5i S-Package Limited EDM: 2.5 (High Vehicle Height)
B - Japan: 2.5GT EDM: 2.5
C - US: 2.5 GT Premium Japan: 2.5GT S-Package or tS EDM: 2.5 GT
D - US: 2.5 GT Limited Japan: 2.5GT SI-Cruise
E - Japan: 2.5GT Eyesight EDM: 2.5 GT Eyesight
F - US: 3.6 R EDM: 3.6 R
G - US: 3.6 R Premium
H - US: 3.6 R Limited Japan: 2.0 DIT
J - US: 3.6 R Limited Eyesight Japan: 2.0 DIT Eyesight EDM: 3.6 R Eyesight
K - US: Outback 2.5 i Japan: Outback 2.5i EDM: Outback 2.5 i
L - US: Outback 2.5 i Premium Japan: Outback 2.5i Eyesight S-Package EDM: Outback 2.5 i-S
M - US: Outback 2.5 i Limited Japan: Outback 2.5i L-Package EDM: Outback 2.5 i-X
N - US: Outback 2.5 i Limited EyeSight Japan: Outback 2.5i Eyesight EDM: Outback 2.5 i Eyesight
P - US: Outback 2.5 i-Touring Japan: Outback 2.5i EDM: Outback 2.0 D
R - Japan: Outback 2.5i Eyesight S-Package Limited
S - US: Outback 3.6 R Japan: Outback 3.6 R/2.5i B-Sport Eyesight EDM: Outback 3.6 R
T - US: Outback 3.6 R Premium Japan: Outback 3.6 R Eyesight
U - US: Outback 3.6 R Limited EDM: Outback 3.6 R-X
W - US: Outback 3.6 R Limited EyeSight Japan: Outback 3.6 R Eyesight EDM: Outback 3.6 R Eyesight
X - US: Outback 3.6 R-Touring

rkrenicki
07-11-2013, 04:16 PM
Sixth Generation Legacy - BN, BS



4: MY/Type A - 2015
B - 2016
C - 2017
D - 2018



6: Grade 2 - US: 2.5i
4 - US: 2.5i Premium
5 - US: 2.5i Premium Eyesight Japan: B4
6 - US: 2.5i Sport
7 - US: 2.5i Sport Eyesight Japan: B4 Limited/SporVita
8 - US: 2.5i Limited
9 - US: 2.5i Limited Eyesight
A - US: 3.6R
B - US: 3.6R Premium
D - US: 3.6R Limited
E - US: 3.6R Limited Eyesight
G - US: Outback 2.5i
H - US: Outback 2.5i Premium
J - US: Outback 2.5i Premium Eyesight Japan: Outback
L - Japan: Outback Limited/Limited Smart
M - US: Outback 2.5i Limited
N - US: Outback 2.5i Limited Eyesight
P - US: Outback 2.5i Touring Eyesight
R - US: Outback 3.6R
T - US: Outback 3.6R Premium
V - US: Outback 3.6R Limited
W - US: Outback 3.6R Limited Eyesight
X - US: Outback 3.6R Touring Eyesight

chuckthefuk
10-06-2013, 12:48 PM
Very good info thank you

rkrenicki
09-08-2015, 09:38 AM
I added the 2016 Legacy and Outback today, but there are no new grade codes this year. It was an anticlimactic addition of the B-type year code.

rkrenicki
08-24-2016, 04:32 PM
Yet another addition today, 2017 Model Year along with its Sport and Touring Edition grade codes.

rkrenicki
12-20-2016, 03:50 PM
Well, leave it to Impreza to mess up the chassis identifiers.. :mad: K and T were already on the list, so I guess this list is now Legacy specific.

2017 Impreza Sedan: GK
2017 Impreza Wagon: GT