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User Ranking Drivers and owners ranked these cars in 9 categories.

New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2021 Subaru Outback
2.5i Premium Crossover AWD
Invoice
$26,076
Average Price Paid
$25,719
2020 Honda CR-V
EX AWD
MSRP
$29,160
Invoice
$27,278
Average Price Paid
$26,928
9,640 listings nationwide

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

2021 Subaru Outback
2.5i Premium Crossover AWD
Fair Price
$26,151
Good Price
$25,242
Great Price
$24,722
2020 Honda CR-V
EX AWD
Fair Price
$27,746
Good Price
$26,205
Great Price
$25,324

Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2021 Subaru Outback
2.5i Premium Crossover AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$27,695
2020 Honda CR-V
EX AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$29,673
72 listings nationwide
3 GREAT deals
16 GOOD deals

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2021 Subaru Outback
2.5i Premium Crossover AWD
No Expert Reviews
2020 Honda CR-V
EX AWD
Jeff Sabatini Test Drive Review:

Honda’s compact SUV has been satisfying buyers for more than two decades, with more than five million CR-V’s sold. Such a legacy means the CR-V has long had its wrinkles smoothed out i...

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  • Look and Feel 7
  • Performance 8
  • Form & Function 8
  • Technology 6
  • Safety 8
  • Cost-Effectiveness 8

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

2021 Subaru Outback
2.5i Premium Crossover AWD
No User Reviews
2020 Honda CR-V
EX AWD
50
Guru76XLF writes:
Great car
Handling Ranked 2020 Honda CR-V Hybrid Touring AWD better.
"They’re both good"
Looks/Style Ranked 2020 Honda CR-V Hybrid Touring AWD better.
"Obsidian pearl blue sparkles"
Front Seats Ranked 2020 Honda CR-V Hybrid Touring AWD better.
"Lumbar support And passenger electric adjust Seat adjustment memory for 2"
Back Seats Ranked 2020 Honda CR-V Hybrid Touring AWD better.
"Folds flat Has nice armrest"
Cargo Capacity Ranked 2020 Honda CR-V Hybrid Touring AWD better.
"Seats fold flat"
Family Car Ranked 2020 Honda CR-V Hybrid Touring AWD better.
"Decreased fuel consumption should help future generations "
Value Ranked 2020 Honda CR-V Hybrid Touring AWD worse.
"It’s cheaper"
Would Buy Ranked 2020 Honda CR-V Hybrid Touring AWD better.
"Better mileage"
30
Guru2RDWZ writes:
Great vehicle, nice ride, good pickup, easy handling.
Cargo Capacity Ranked 2020 Hyundai Kona SEL AWD worse.
"The Honda had more head and leg room in rear seating area and slightly more cargo capacity."
Value Ranked 2020 Hyundai Kona SEL AWD better.
"The push button AWD was a big plus"
10
Guru32B9X writes:
Over all very good. Had alot of road noise and the drivers seat was uncomfortable
Front Seats Ranked 2020 Subaru Forester 2.5i Premium AWD better.
"More lumbar support"
Cargo Capacity Ranked 2020 Subaru Forester 2.5i Premium AWD better.
"More room behind the second row of seats items and dogs."

Specs

2021 Subaru Outback
2.5i Premium Crossover AWD
2020 Honda CR-V
EX AWD
Powertrain Continuously Variable Transmission
Drivetrain --
AWD
Fuel Economy, City --
27 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway --
32 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume -- 14 gal
Engine
Fuel Type --
Gasoline
Power --
190 hp @ 5,600 RPM
Torque --
179 lb-ft @ 2,000 RPM
Cylinders --
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio --
10.3:1
Displacement --
1,500 cc
Bore x Stroke --
2.87 in x 3.52 in
Safety
ABS Brakes -- Standard
Driver Airbag -- Standard
Passenger Airbag -- Standard
Front Side Airbags -- Standard
Curtain Airbags -- Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall -- 5 stars
Front Crash Overall -- 5 stars
Front Crash Driver -- 5 stars
Front Crash Passenger -- 4 stars
Side Crash Overall -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger -- 5 stars
Side Pole Driver -- 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof -- Standard
Air Conditioning -- Standard
Radio -- Standard
Power Windows -- Standard
Power Door Locks -- Standard
Driver Power Seats -- Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating -- 5 seats
Front Legroom -- 41.3 in
Back Legroom -- 40.4 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume -- 39.2 cu ft
Maximum Payload -- 1,181 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity -- 1,500 lbs
Exterior
Length -- 182.1 in
Width -- 73 in
Height -- 66.5 in
Wheelbase -- 104.7 in

Available Options

2021 Subaru Outback
2.5i Premium Crossover AWD
2020 Honda CR-V
EX AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Aegean Blue Metallic
  • Crystal Black Pearl
  • Lunar Silver Metallic
  • Modern Steel Metallic
  • Obsidian Blue Pearl
  • Platinum White Pearl
  • Radiant Red Metallic
  • Sonic Gray Pearl

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