Subaru Outback vs Subaru Crosstrek 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
$26,945
41 listings nationwide

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2021 Subaru Crosstrek
Base AWD
MSRP
$22,245
Invoice
$21,108
Average Price Paid
$22,245
162 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
$27,181
Good Price
$26,339
Great Price
$25,858
2021 Subaru Crosstrek
Base AWD
Fair Price
$22,625
Good Price
$21,920
Great Price
$21,516

Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2022 Subaru Outback
Crossover AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$29,054
2021 Subaru Crosstrek
Base AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$26,290
35 listings nationwide
5 GREAT deals
8 GOOD deals

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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 Crosstrek
Base AWD
Matt Smith Test Drive Review:

The Crosstrek applies the successful formula of the Subaru Outback to a smaller vehicle. Like the Outback, the Crosstrek is an ordinary car that gets a raised ride height and plastic b...

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  • Look and Feel 7
  • Performance 8
  • Form & Function 7
  • Technology 6
  • Safety 9
  • Cost-Effectiveness 8
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  • Look and Feel 8
  • Performance 7
  • Form & Function 7
  • Technology 8
  • Safety 8
  • Cost-Effectiveness 9

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

2022 Subaru Outback
Crossover AWD
No User Reviews
2021 Subaru Crosstrek
Base AWD
GuruN4GPT writes:
Peppy, responsive, hugs the road. With the Premium loaded with the moonroof package, it had all I needed and w...
Looks/Style Ranked 2021 Subaru Crosstrek Premium AWD better.
"They look the same, except inside the premium is a tad better quality on the seats and steering wheel."
Back Seats Ranked 2021 Subaru Crosstrek Premium AWD better.
"they are the same"
GuruN4GPT writes:
Looks/Style Ranked 2021 Subaru Crosstrek Premium AWD better.
"They look the same, except inside the premium is a tad better quality on the seats and steering wheel."
Back Seats Ranked 2021 Subaru Crosstrek Premium AWD better.
"they are the same"

Specs

2022 Subaru Outback
Crossover AWD
2021 Subaru Crosstrek
Base AWD
Powertrain 8-Speed CVT
Drivetrain
AWD
AWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
26 MPG
--
22 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
33 MPG
--
29 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 18.5 gal 16.6 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
182 hp @ 5,800 RPM
152 hp @ 6,000 RPM
152 hp @ 6,000 RPM
Torque
176 lb-ft @ 4,400 RPM
145 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
145 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
12:1
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 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 4 stars
Front Crash Overall 5 stars 4 stars
Front Crash Driver 5 stars 4 stars
Front Crash Passenger 4 stars 4 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
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 42.8 in 43.1 in
Back Legroom 39.5 in 36.5 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 32.5 cu ft 20.8 cu ft
Maximum Payload -- 1,155 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity 2,700 lbs 1,500 lbs
Exterior
Length 191.3 in 176.5 in
Width 82 in 71 in
Height 66.1 in 63.6 in
Wheelbase 108.1 in 104.9 in

Available Options

2022 Subaru Outback
Crossover AWD
2021 Subaru Crosstrek
Base AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Cool Gray Khaki
  • Crystal Black Silica
  • Crystal White Pearl
  • Horizon Blue Pearl
  • Ice Silver Metallic
  • Magnetite Gray Metallic
  • Plasma Yellow Pearl
  • Pure Red

Option Packages

  • 17" Wheel Sport Package
  • Exterior & Interior Auto Dimming HL Mirrors
  • Popular Package #1
  • Popular Package #3
  • Publication To Notify Retail
  • Trailer Hitch

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