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2019 Subaru Outback 2.5i AWD
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User Ranking Drivers and owners ranked these cars in 9 categories.

New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2019 Subaru Outback
2.5i AWD
MSRP
$26,345
Invoice
$24,774
Average Price Paid
$24,472
1,123 listings nationwide

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2018 Honda CR-V
EX AWD
MSRP
$28,450
Invoice
$26,707
Average Price Paid
$26,517
10,020 listings nationwide

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Pricing Analysis Price analysis based on recent sales data applied to current trim without options.

2019 Subaru Outback
2.5i AWD
Fair Price
$25,031
Good Price
$23,997
Great Price
$23,406
2018 Honda CR-V
EX AWD
Fair Price
$27,256
Good Price
$25,927
Great Price
$25,167

Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2019 Subaru Outback
2.5i AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$27,206
6 listings nationwide

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2018 Honda CR-V
EX AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$29,030
87 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2019 Subaru Outback
2.5i AWD
No Expert Reviews
2018 Honda CR-V
EX AWD
Kyree Williams Preview:

Honda redesigned its compact CR-V crossover in 2017 to critical acclaim, earning it a case-full of industry awards. Fresh off of that successful launch, it slides into 2018 with no maj...

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2019 Subaru Outback
2.5i AWD
No User Reviews
2018 Honda CR-V
EX AWD
10
writes:
We bought this car and are happy with the purchase
120
writes:
Purchased new and after 10K miles has gasoline mixing with oil. No fix from Honda, only frequent oil changes. ...
Handling Ranked 2018 Mazda CX-5 better.
"possible different dampening setting and or suspension components. "
Front Seats Ranked 2018 Mazda CX-5 better.
"The Mazda CX-5 has leatherette in its seats around the outer area in the mid trim level. The CR-V in the mid trim level only has cloth. "
60
writes:
Good mileage and roomy backseat, but electronics not very good and overall very noisy cabin.
Back Seats Ranked 2018 Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid SEL FWD worse.
"Big back seats with lot of room"
Family Car Ranked 2018 Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid SEL FWD worse.
"Larger cabin"

Specs

2019 Subaru Outback
2.5i AWD
2018 Honda CR-V
EX AWD
Powertrain 6-Speed CVT Continuously Variable Transmission
Drivetrain
AWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
25 MPG
27 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
32 MPG
33 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 18.5 gal 14 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
175 hp @ 5,800 RPM
190 hp @ 5,600 RPM
Torque
174 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
179 lb-ft @ 2,000 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10.3:1
10.3:1
Displacement
2,500 cc
1,500 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.7 in x 3.54 in
2.87 in x 3.52 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Optional Standard
Driver Airbag Optional Standard
Passenger Airbag Optional Standard
Front Side Airbags Optional Standard
Curtain Airbags Optional Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall 5 stars 5 stars
Front Crash Overall 5 stars 5 stars
Front Crash Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Front Crash Passenger 5 stars 5 stars
Side Crash Overall 5 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger 5 stars 5 stars
Side Pole Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof -- Standard
Air Conditioning Optional Standard
CD Player Optional --
Radio Optional Standard
Power Windows Optional Standard
Power Door Locks Optional Standard
Driver Power Seats -- Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 42.9 in 41.3 in
Back Legroom 38.1 in 40.4 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 35.5 cu ft 39.2 cu ft
Maximum Payload 1,071 lbs 1,091 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity 2,700 lbs 1,500 lbs
Exterior
Length 189.9 in 180.6 in
Width 81.3 in 73 in
Height 66.1 in 66.5 in
Wheelbase 108.1 in 104.7 in

Available Options

2019 Subaru Outback
2.5i AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Abyss Blue Pearl
  • Cinnamon Brown Pearl
  • Crimson Red Pearl
  • Crystal Black Silica
  • Crystal White Pearl
  • Ice Silver Metallic
  • Magnetite Gray Metallic
  • Tungsten Metallic
  • Wilderness Green Metallic

Option Packages

  • Exterior Interior HL Mirrors
  • Popular Package #1
  • Protection Package #1
  • Trailer Hitch
2018 Honda CR-V
EX AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Basque Red Pearl II
  • Crystal Black Pearl
  • Dark Olive Metallic
  • Gunmetal Metallic
  • Lunar Silver Metallic
  • Modern Steel Metallic
  • Molten Lava Pearl
  • Obsidian Blue Pearl
  • Sandstorm Metallic
  • White Diamond Pearl

Option Packages

  • Tires: P235/55R19 101H
  • Wheels: 19" Diamond-Cut Alloy

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