Subaru Outback vs Subaru XV 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.

2018 Subaru Outback
2.5i
MSRP
$25,895
Invoice
$24,360
Average Price Paid
$23,453
2,145 listings nationwide

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2016 Subaru XV Crosstrek
Limited AWD
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Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2018 Subaru Outback
2.5i
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$26,510
82 listings nationwide
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2016 Subaru XV Crosstrek
Limited AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
N/A

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...

2016 Subaru XV Crosstrek
Limited AWD
No Expert Reviews
No Data Available
  • 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
10
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."
130
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."
2016 Subaru XV Crosstrek
Limited AWD
No User Reviews

Specs

2018 Subaru Outback
2.5i
2016 Subaru XV Crosstrek
Limited AWD
Powertrain 6-Speed CVT
Drivetrain
AWD
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Fuel Economy, City
25 MPG
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Fuel Economy, Highway
32 MPG
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Fuel Tank Volume 18.5 gal --
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
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Power
175 hp @ 5,800 RPM
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Torque
174 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
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Cylinders
4 cylinders
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Compression Ratio
10.3:1
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Displacement
2,500 cc
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Bore x Stroke
3.7 in x 3.54 in
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Safety
ABS Brakes Optional --
Driver Airbag Optional --
Passenger Airbag Optional --
Front Side Airbags Optional --
Curtain Airbags Optional --
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 --
CD Player Standard --
Radio Optional --
Power Windows Optional --
Power Door Locks Optional --
Passenger Power Seats Standard --
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats --
Front Legroom 42.9 in --
Back Legroom 38.1 in --
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 35.5 cu ft --
Maximum Payload 1,073 lbs --
Maximum Towing Capacity 2,700 lbs --
Exterior
Length 189.9 in --
Width 81.3 in --
Height 66.1 in --
Wheelbase 108.1 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
2016 Subaru XV Crosstrek
Limited AWD

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