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2022 Subaru Outback
Crossover AWD
MSRP
$27,645
Invoice
$25,968
Average Price Paid
$27,645
39 listings nationwide

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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 ...

1989 Subaru GL
2dr
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  • Look and Feel 7
  • Performance 8
  • Form & Function 7
  • Technology 6
  • Safety 9
  • Cost-Effectiveness 8
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Specs

2022 Subaru Outback
Crossover AWD
1989 Subaru GL
2dr
Powertrain 8-Speed CVT
Drivetrain
AWD
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
26 MPG
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Fuel Economy, Highway
33 MPG
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Fuel Tank Volume 18.5 gal --
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
182 hp @ 5,800 RPM
90 hp @ 5,200 RPM
90 hp @ 5,200 RPM
Torque
176 lb-ft @ 4,400 RPM
101 lb-ft @ 2,800 RPM
101 lb-ft @ 2,800 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
12:1
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Displacement
2,500 cc
1,800 cc
1,800 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.7 in x 3.54 in
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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 --
Rollover 5 stars --
Comfort and Convenience
Air Conditioning Standard Optional
Cassette Player -- Optional
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Optional
Power Door Locks Standard Optional
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 4 seats
Front Legroom 42.8 in 39 in
Back Legroom 39.5 in 30 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 32.5 cu ft --
Maximum Towing Capacity 2,700 lbs --
Exterior
Length 191.3 in 156 in
Width 82 in 63 in
Height 66.1 in 53 in
Wheelbase 108.1 in 97.2 in

Available Options

2022 Subaru Outback
Crossover AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Abyss Blue Pearl
  • Brilliant Bronze Metallic
  • Crystal Black Silica
  • Crystal White Pearl
  • Ice Silver Metallic
  • Magnetite Gray Metallic

Option Packages

  • Exterior Interior Auto Mirrors
  • Exterior Interior HL Mirrors
  • Popular Package #1
  • Remote Engine Starter - Key Start
  • Trailer Hitch
1989 Subaru GL
2dr

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