Subaru Outback vs Subaru Ascent Compare price, expert/user reviews, mpg, engines, safety, cargo capacity and other specs at a glance.

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New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2022 Subaru Outback
Crossover AWD
MSRP
$26,945
Invoice
$25,325
Average Price Paid
$26,806
83 listings nationwide

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2021 Subaru Ascent
AWD
MSRP
$32,295
Invoice
$30,304
Average Price Paid
$32,241
13 listings nationwide

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

2022 Subaru Outback
Crossover AWD
Fair Price
$27,044
Good Price
$26,141
Great Price
$25,626
2021 Subaru Ascent
AWD
Fair Price
$32,349
Good Price
$31,158
Great Price
$30,476

Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2022 Subaru Outback
Crossover AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$28,735
2021 Subaru Ascent
AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$34,558

Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2022 Subaru Outback
Crossover AWD
Matt Smith Test Drive Review:

The wilderness beckons and Subaru owners frequently answer the call. They modify and outfit their Subies for improved capabilities in the great outdoors, but in the process, they risk ...

2021 Subaru Ascent
AWD
No Expert Reviews
No Data Available
  • Look and Feel 7
  • Performance 8
  • Form & Function 7
  • Technology 6
  • Safety 9
  • Cost-Effectiveness 8
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User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2022 Subaru Outback
Crossover AWD
No User Reviews
2021 Subaru Ascent
AWD
Guru9DT48K writes:
Back Seats Ranked 2021 Chevrolet Traverse LT Leather FWD better.
"Space"

Specs

2022 Subaru Outback
Crossover AWD
2021 Subaru Ascent
AWD
Powertrain 8-Speed CVT 8-Speed CVT
Drivetrain
AWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
26 MPG
21 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
33 MPG
27 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 18.5 gal 19.3 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
182 hp @ 5,800 RPM
260 hp @ 5,600 RPM
Torque
176 lb-ft @ 4,400 RPM
277 lb-ft @ 2,000 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
12:1
10.6:1
Displacement
2,500 cc
2,400 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.7 in x 3.54 in
3.7 in x 3.39 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard 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 4 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
Rollover 5 stars 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player -- Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 8 seats
Front Legroom 42.8 in 42.2 in
Back Legroom 39.5 in 38.6 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 32.5 cu ft 17.8 cu ft
Maximum Payload -- 1,570 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity 2,700 lbs 2,000 lbs
Exterior
Length 191.3 in 196.8 in
Width 82 in 85.7 in
Height 66.1 in 71.6 in
Wheelbase 108.1 in 113.8 in

Available Options

2022 Subaru Outback
Crossover AWD
2021 Subaru Ascent
AWD

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