Toyota 4Runner vs Subaru Outback Compare price, expert/user reviews, mpg, engines, safety, cargo capacity and other specs at a glance.

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2021 Toyota 4Runner
Limited 4WD
MSRP
$47,705
Invoice
$43,888
Average Price Paid
$47,705
311 listings nationwide

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2022 Subaru Outback
Crossover AWD
MSRP
$26,945
Invoice
$25,325
Average Price Paid
$26,897
87 listings nationwide

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

2021 Toyota 4Runner
Limited 4WD
Fair Price
$49,526
Good Price
$46,721
Great Price
$45,116
2022 Subaru Outback
Crossover AWD
Fair Price
$27,053
Good Price
$26,220
Great Price
$25,744

Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2021 Toyota 4Runner
Limited 4WD
Stephen Edelstein Test Drive Review:

Despite its design age, poor fuel economy, rough ride, iffy handling, and marginal safety ratings, the current-generation Toyota 4Runner remains a popular choice in a midsize SUV. Why?...

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 ...

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  • Look and Feel 6
  • Performance 6
  • Form & Function 9
  • Technology 6
  • Safety 3
  • Cost-Effectiveness 7
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  • Look and Feel 7
  • Performance 8
  • Form & Function 7
  • Technology 6
  • Safety 9
  • Cost-Effectiveness 8

Specs

2021 Toyota 4Runner
Limited 4WD
2022 Subaru Outback
Crossover AWD
Powertrain 5-Speed Automatic 8-Speed CVT
Drivetrain
AWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
16 MPG
26 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
19 MPG
33 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 23 gal 18.5 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
270 hp @ 5,600 RPM
182 hp @ 5,800 RPM
Torque
278 lb-ft @ 4,400 RPM
176 lb-ft @ 4,400 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10.4:1
12:1
Displacement
4,000 cc
2,500 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.7 in x 3.74 in
3.7 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 4 stars 5 stars
Front Crash Overall 4 stars 5 stars
Front Crash Driver 4 stars 5 stars
Front Crash Passenger 3 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 4 stars 5 stars
Rollover 5 stars 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Standard --
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard --
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard --
Passenger Power Seats Standard --
Interior
Maximum Seating 7 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 41.7 in 42.8 in
Back Legroom 32.9 in 39.5 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 47.2 cu ft 32.5 cu ft
Maximum Payload 1,495 lbs --
Standard Towing Capacity 5,000 lbs --
Maximum Towing Capacity 5,000 lbs 2,700 lbs
Exterior
Length 190.7 in 191.3 in
Width 75.8 in 82 in
Height 71.5 in 66.1 in
Wheelbase 109.8 in 108.1 in

Available Options

2021 Toyota 4Runner
Limited 4WD

Exterior Colors

  • Barcelona Red Metallic
  • Blizzard Pearl
  • Classic Silver Metallic
  • Magnetic Gray Metallic
  • Midnight Black Metallic
  • Nautical Blue Metallic
  • Special Color - Blizzard Pearl

Option Packages

  • Automatic Running Boards
  • Automatic Running Boards
  • DASHCAM (TMS)
  • Leather-Trimmed 50/50 Split Fold-Flat 3RD Row
  • Nightshade Running Board (Set)
  • Paint Protection Film: Hood & Door Package
  • Paint Protection Film: Hood & Door Package (Set)
  • Running Boards (PP0)
  • Running Boards W/Chrome Edge (Set)
  • Toyoguard Platinum (Set)
  • Toyoguard Platinum (XY9000) (Set)
2022 Subaru Outback
Crossover AWD

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