The 2020 Subaru Outback Review

Overview

The Outback is one of the most competent, comfortable and all-round vehicles in its class. And for 2020, the Outback is completely redesigned. Let’s take a closer look at the new Subaru outback.

Specifications:

Base Price:
$26,645 | Limited: $33,445 | Onyx Edition XT: $34,895) | Touring XT: $39,695

Powertrain:
2.5-liter DOHC boxer four-cylinder or 2.4-liter DOHC turbo boxer four-cylinder | continuously variable transmission | all-wheel drive

Horsepower:
182 hp @ 5,800 RPM (base) | 260 hp @ 5,600 RPM (turbo)

Torque:
176 lb-ft @ 4,400 RPM (base) | 277 lb-ft @ 2,000-4,800 RPM (turbo)

EPA Fuel Economy:
26 mpg city, 33 mpg highway, 29 mpg combined (base) | 23 city, 30 highway, 26 combined (turbo)

Ground Clearance: 
8.7 inches

Seating Capacity:
5

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- When can I buy a 2020 Subaru Outback? Where can I buy the Subaru cars on sale near me?

The Subaru cars are now on sale. You can buy the used and new subaru outback car on sale from reliable sellers. Check out below to find Subaru car sale near you. According to Subaru, the 2020 Outback will be on sale after September, 2019.

- How many models are there in Subaru Outback?

The 2020 Subaru Outback is a five-passenger SUV that comes in six models: BasePremiumLimitedTouringOnyx Edition XTLimited XT and Touring XT. The base, Premium, Limited and Touring all come with a 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine (182 horsepower, 176 lb-ft). The XT models come with a turbocharged 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine (260 hp, 277 lb-ft). Both engines are paired with all-wheel drive and a continuously variable automatic transmission (CVT).

- Which Outback is the best for me?

Subaru outback is one of the most reliable cars. If you’re looking for a price-friendly version of the Outback, the Premium trim level is quite attractive. It offers some remarkable equipment list for the money and good off-road capability. But if your budget allows more, you should go for the model: Onyx Edition XT daily. It is a more capable version of Subaru’s X-Mode all-wheel-drive system with an upgraded turbocharged 2.4-liter engine.

- Are Subaru Outbacks expensive to maintain?

The average total annual cost for repairs and maintenance on a Subaru Outback is $657, compared to an average of $539 for midsize SUVs and $631 for all vehicle models..

- Which is bigger Subaru Forester or Outback?

Outback is a longer, more considerable vehicle-a “midsize crossover” whereas Forester is a “compact crossover.” Outback looks and feels more like a wagon, Forester looks and feels more like a small sport utility vehicle. Forester has few more horsepower and returns slightly better city and highway fuel economy.

- How many miles can Subaru Outback last?

300,000 miles
While results will vary and how well the car has been maintained, a Subaru is capable of going 300,000 miles. And if you are a regular maintenance type of owner you should expect to get a good mileage out of it.

- Is it better to buy a new or used Subaru?

Subaru’s overall vehicle lineup will incur less depreciation than any other mainstream brands cars. This means it’s better for urban SUV and crossover buyers to buy a new 2019 Subaru Outback, Forester and Crosstrek than it is to buy used. … The value of a used Crosstrek is just a few thousand dollars less than a new one.

- Are Subarus good in snow?

Subaru has earned a reputation for being one of the ultimate winter-friendly manufacturers, with a line-up made primarily of hatchbacks, sedans and crossovers that come standard with permanent all-wheel drive.

Let’s look at the pros and cons of the Subaru outback for the final review.

Pros & Cons

  • Spacious and comfortable cabin
  • Optional turbocharged engine makes excellent power
  • Loading the roof or cargo area is easier compared to most SUVs
  • Above-average off-road ability
  • Small-item cabin storage is compromised by big center touch screen
  • Bumpy ride quality with turbocharged XT models
  • Small climate-control touch screen buttons can be hard to use

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Exterior & Interior