2017 Subaru Outback User Reviews

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2017 Subaru Outback 2.5i Limited Review
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Awesome overall
vs2016 Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid
2017 Subaru Outback 2.5i Limited winning categories:
  • Power
  • Handling
  • Looks/Style
  • Front Seats
  • Back Seats
  • Cargo Capacity
  • Family Car
  • Value
  • Would Buy
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2017 Subaru Outback 2.5i Limited Review
says:
This vehicle has nearly all the options that Subaru offers. It is very pleasing to drive and has great safety features. The fuel economy is surprising for the size of the vehicle, yet it has decent acceleration when needed. The seating is very comfortable with heated front and rear seats capability. The drivers seat has memory positions for two drivers in addition to the power seat positioning. The rear seats will recline. The interior for the model we chose has beige leather seats and door trim so that the interior has some color appeal other than gray or black. We are very pleased with the exterior color choice of Titanium Metallic. It helps hide dirt and we live on country roads.
vs2017 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport 2.0T Ultimate FWD
2017 Subaru Outback 2.5i Limited winning categories:
  • Power
  • Handling
  • Looks/Style
  • Front Seats
  • Back Seats
  • Cargo Capacity
  • Family Car
  • Value
  • Would Buy
Front Seats Ranked 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport 2.0T Ultimate FWD better.
"Only the ventilation feature of the Hyundai Santa Fe Sport 2.0T Ultimate was better than the Subaru Outback 2.5i Limited."
Family Car Ranked 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport 2.0T Ultimate FWD worse.
"More rear leg room and better rear side visibility and comfortable rear seats plus the front passenger power seat all combine to make it a better choice for us. The Subaru has a slight edge on safety related features also."
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2017 Subaru Outback Review
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Excellent car. Plush. Comfortable. Stylish. Fairly economical. Amazing features and handling and quiet. Reliable and near maintenance-free. Worth the price that Lexus charges.
vs2017 Lexus RX 450h AWD
2017 Subaru Outback winning categories:
  • Power
  • Handling
  • Looks/Style
  • Front Seats
  • Back Seats
  • Cargo Capacity
  • Family Car
  • Value
  • Would Buy
Power Ranked 2017 Lexus RX 450h AWD better.
"Engine (especially w Lexus hybrid electric engine) larger and more powerful."
Family Car Ranked 2017 Lexus RX 450h AWD worse.
"Access and because its less expensive, am not so concerned with spills, and day-to-day wear and mess of kids."
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2017 Subaru Outback Review
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Smooth ride. Easy access in an out of driver seat. Instrumentation and StarLink easy to figure out.
vs2017 Toyota RAV4
2017 Subaru Outback winning categories:
  • Power
  • Handling
  • Looks/Style
  • Front Seats
  • Back Seats
  • Cargo Capacity
  • Family Car
  • Value
  • Would Buy
Front Seats Ranked 2017 Toyota RAV4 worse.
" They seem to be taller and larger and therefore more comfortable."
Value Ranked 2017 Toyota RAV4 worse.
"All wheel drive."
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2017 Subaru Outback 2.5i Premium Review
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vs2016 Acura RDX AWD with Technology Package
2017 Subaru Outback 2.5i Premium winning categories:
  • Power
  • Handling
  • Looks/Style
  • Front Seats
  • Back Seats
  • Cargo Capacity
  • Family Car
  • Value
  • Would Buy
Front Seats Ranked 2016 Acura RDX AWD with Technology Package better.
"Larger, additional support all around, better leather quality"
Would Buy Ranked 2016 Acura RDX AWD with Technology Package worse.
"More cargo area, more interior room, more bang for the buck overall"
2017 Subaru Outback Review
says:
Liked the power but not the confined cockpit feeling & video game dash & console. Too distracting & poor visibilty with the 2 forward facing sensors by the rear view mirror. Personal preference of not liking all the sensors telling me how to drive.
vs2013 Subaru Outback
2017 Subaru Outback winning categories:
  • Power
  • Handling
  • Looks/Style
  • Front Seats
  • Back Seats
  • Cargo Capacity
  • Family Car
  • Value
  • Would Buy
Handling Ranked 2013 Subaru Outback better.
"Test drives vs 2017 the 2013 felt more controllable."
Looks/Style Ranked 2013 Subaru Outback worse.
"Sleeker look vs the 2013 which is a little more bulky looking."
Front Seats Ranked 2013 Subaru Outback better.
"Subjective opinion"
Family Car Ranked 2013 Subaru Outback better.
"Fewer distractions & better visibility in & out of the car."
Value Ranked 2013 Subaru Outback better.
"4 years older = less expense if you find a low mileage one."
Would Buy Ranked 2013 Subaru Outback better.
"Better value & fewer gadgets to potentially break down. Yes a warranty would cover repairs but wouldnt you rather be driving it?"
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Reviews From Other Years

2015 Subaru Outback Reviews

2015 Outback Crossbar Is Curved!! By VTsubarubiker

Subaru Outback for 2015 built-in rooftop crossbars are elliptical. Bicycle trays will tilt to one side. Does anyone out there know what risk attends to travelling at 70 MPH with bike on the rack tilt... Read More

Its A Very Well Made Car With Alot Of Room And Very Quiet By reblhunter

mostly i love the car the only thing id change is make the seats a little softer and maybe 20 more ft/lbs of torque for pulling my boat. but this is a 4 cyl. its great in the snow . i go ice fishing ... Read More

2014 Subaru Outback Reviews

Absolutely Love It. By cscott1958

Looks, safety, handling, performance, reliability are all of very high standard. This is a car that we plan on owning for a very long time. It is a car known for safety and reliability, but the handl... Read More

Not Perfect, But A Sweet, Smart Ride By rogier

Two months ago, I bought a 2014 Outback Limited with leather seats, a moonroof, the backup camera, and the remote starter, but without the EyeSight system. The EyeSight, whose cameras are pretty clunk... Read More

2013 Subaru Outback Reviews

Great Car That Is Fun To Drive And Easy To Drive By Carter0027

Love just about everything. The only thing that I think could be changed is the center computer. It's next to the speedometer and it gives no important information and doesn't need to be there. It als... Read More

Good Solid Family Car With Luxury Appeal By Elissa

I upgraded my Outback with EyeSight for safety and love it! I'm convinced it's saved me from a few fender benders already. I like the roominess. But I buy Subarus (this is my fourth) for their overall... Read More

2012 Subaru Outback Reviews

Good Vehicle That Does What It Is Designed To Do! By capfev

One of the best if not the best AWD systems around with great handling and comfortable ride. It does however have too many blind spots, and the gas mileage could be better. All in all a very safe wa... Read More

Capable All-weather Performer With Style. By Natron1971

I have liked the reliability and overall build quality of the car. The handling and all-weather sure-footedness are very appreciated in the fall and winters in the PNW. We feel very safe going on fa... Read More

2011 Subaru Outback Reviews

Subaru Outback By WhitSmith

Pretty good car for the moola. Every mechanic north of Massachusetts knows how to work on these cars. To say they are ubiquitous is an understatement. If you don't mind driving the same car as 1/2 the... Read More

Standard Awd , Good Fuel Economy And Low Maintenance Costs By Lgberrios

The handing is more than acceptable. The 2.5i Is visually appealing. It has a sporty look yet makes a great family car without having the "minivan look". There is ample cargo space and a spacious ar... Read More

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