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New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2018 Subaru Outback
2.5i
MSRP
$25,895
Invoice
$24,360
Average Price Paid
$23,343
1,063 listings nationwide

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2019 Subaru Crosstrek
2.0i Base AWD
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2018 Subaru Outback
2.5i
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2.0i Base AWD
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Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2018 Subaru Outback
2.5i
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$26,474
106 listings nationwide
6 GREAT deals
3 GOOD deals

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2019 Subaru Crosstrek
2.0i Base AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$24,163

Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2018 Subaru Outback
2.5i
Christian Wardlaw Test Drive Review:

One of the original “crossover” SUVs, the first Outback was a trim level for the 1995 Legacy station wagon. In 1996, in a stroke of sheer brilliance, Subaru jacked up the suspension, p...

2019 Subaru Crosstrek
2.0i Base AWD
No Expert Reviews
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  • Look and Feel 8
  • Performance 4
  • Form & Function 8
  • Technology 9
  • Safety 10
  • Cost-Effectiveness 9
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User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2018 Subaru Outback
2.5i
70
writes:
I drove this vehicle before I purchased another car. I really disliked driving the Outback: (1) lousy brakes...
Looks/Style Ranked 2018 Audi A4 Allroad better.
"Thats easy: just look at them."
Family Car Ranked 2018 Audi A4 Allroad better.
"My girlfriend and son love the Audi A4 allroad."
240
writes:
Handles very well and feels very capable on our terrible dirt road with little side-to-side movement. Handles ...
Handling Ranked 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo worse.
"On both dirt road and pavement, the Outback was smoother and I felt more in control. "
Family Car Ranked 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo worse.
"A little more room for legs of all sizes, and the seats are comfortable and durable."
writes:
Okay if you dont have money.
Power Ranked 2018 Audi A4 Allroad 2.0T quattro Premium Plus AWD better.
"Better engineering, higher quality."
Looks/Style Ranked 2018 Audi A4 Allroad 2.0T quattro Premium Plus AWD better.
"Better design, beautiful car."
2019 Subaru Crosstrek
2.0i Base AWD
No User Reviews

Specs

2018 Subaru Outback
2.5i
2019 Subaru Crosstrek
2.0i Base AWD
Powertrain 6-Speed CVT
Drivetrain
AWD
AWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
25 MPG
27 MPG
23 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
32 MPG
33 MPG
29 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 18.5 gal 16.6 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
175 hp @ 5,800 RPM
152 hp @ 6,000 RPM
152 hp @ 6,000 RPM
Torque
174 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
145 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
145 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10.3:1
12.5:1
12.5:1
Displacement
2,500 cc
2,000 cc
2,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.7 in x 3.54 in
3.31 in x 3.54 in
3.31 in x 3.54 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 --
Front Crash Overall 5 stars --
Front Crash Driver 5 stars --
Front Crash Passenger 5 stars --
Side Crash Overall 5 stars --
Side Barrier Driver 5 stars --
Side Barrier Passenger 5 stars --
Side Pole Driver 5 stars --
Comfort and Convenience
Air Conditioning Optional Standard
CD Player Standard --
Radio Optional Standard
Power Windows Optional Standard
Power Door Locks Optional Standard
Passenger Power Seats Standard --
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 42.9 in 43.1 in
Back Legroom 38.1 in 36.5 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 35.5 cu ft 20.8 cu ft
Maximum Payload 1,073 lbs 1,230 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity 2,700 lbs 1,500 lbs
Exterior
Length 189.9 in 175.8 in
Width 81.3 in 79 in
Height 66.1 in 63.6 in
Wheelbase 108.1 in 104.9 in

Available Options

2018 Subaru Outback
2.5i

Exterior Colors

  • Crimson Red Pearl
  • Crystal Black Silica
  • Crystal White Pearl
  • Dark Blue Pearl
  • Ice Silver Metallic
  • Magnetite Gray Metallic
  • Tungsten Metallic
  • Twilight Blue Metallic
  • Wilderness Green Metallic

Option Packages

  • Extended Thule Cargo Carrier
  • Exterior Interior HomeLink Mirrors
  • Popular Package #1
  • Protection Package #1
  • Protection Package #1
  • Trailer Hitch
2019 Subaru Crosstrek
2.0i Base AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Cool Gray Khaki
  • Crystal Black Silica
  • Crystal White Pearl
  • Dark Gray Metallic
  • Ice Silver Metallic
  • Quartz Blue Pearl
  • Sunshine Orange
  • Venetian Red Pearl

Option Packages

  • Eyesight System
  • 17" Wheel Sport Package
  • Exterior & Interior Auto Dimming HL Mirrors
  • Popular Package #1
  • Popular Package #3
  • Rockford Fosgate Audio Upgrade
  • Trailer Hitch

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