Subaru Outback vs. The Competition | Chicago, IL

Subaru Outback Vs the Competition

Known as a leader in fuel efficiency, popularity, and durability, the new Subaru Outback has racked up its share of awards and accolades. The new Outback is rated as an IIHS "Top SafetyPick+" and has been awarded by groups such as ALG, Parents magazine, and Edmunds. But more importantly, how does it stack up against its competitors? Get more details on how the Outback compares to similar models below, but be sure to check out our new inventory to find your next new SUV at Grand Subaru near Chicago.

Subaru Outback vs. The Competition: Toyota RAV4

Subaru Outback Vs Honda RAV4

If you're in need of greater capability, fuel efficiency and size, the new Subaru Outback offers more of each than the new Toyota RAV4. Take a look at the key differences between the new Outback and new RAV4 to learn which SUV has the features you want:

  • The new Outback is rated at 25 MPG city / 32 MPG highway,** while the RAV4 only gets 23 MPG city / 30 MPG highway**
  • Symmetrical all-wheel drive comes standard with the new Outback, but is only available on higher trim packages with the RAV4
  • The Subaru Outback can tow up to 2,700 lbs., while the Toyota RAV4 is only rated at 1,500 lbs.
  • Enjoy greater interior space with 108.1 cu. ft. of interior volume in the new Subaru Outback

Get more info with our detailed comparison of the Subaru Outback and Toyota RAV4.

Subaru Outback vs. The Competition: Toyota Highlander

Subaru Outback Vs Honda Highlander

Both the new Toyota Highlander and new Subaru Outback deliver impressive size and power, but there are several unique features that make one SUV stand out when compared to the other. Aspects of the two SUVs you want to know about include:

  • Experience greater fuel economy with the new Outback and its 32 MPG highway and 25 MPG city** compared to the Highlander and its 24 MPG highway and 20 MPG city.**
  • A roof rack comes standard with the new Outback, but is only an accessory for the Highlander
  • The new Highlander comes standard with only FWD, but the Outback has Symmetrical AWD included with every trim level
  • The new Outback also provides greater protection with standard active front head restraints

Get more info with our detailed comparison of the Subaru Outback and Toyota Highlander.

Subaru Outback vs. The Competition: Honda Pilot

Subaru Outback Vs Honda Pilot

The new Honda Pilot may offer greater size and towing capability, but the new Subaru Outback is more affordable, more efficient, and has more usable cargo space. Important differences between the popular SUVs are as follows:

  • The new Outback starts at $26,810 MSRP,* but the Pilot comes with a $31,685 starting MSRP*
  • Subaru's symmetrical all-wheel drive is standard with the Outback, but an expensive option with the Honda Pilot
  • The Honda Pilot gets less than 530 miles per tank,** while the new Outback is capable of over 590 miles per tank**
  • The SUBARU STARLINK™ Multimedia system comes with Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™ standard

Get more info with our detailed comparison of the Subaru Outback and Honda Pilot.

Subaru Outback vs. The Competition: Honda CR-V

Subaru Outback Vs Honda CR-V

Engineered with similar power and fuel efficiency, the new Subaru Outback and Honda CR-V have a lot of similarities between them. However, there are also a multitude of unique features that drivers should consider before making a purchase.

  • The new Outback features best-in-class 8.7-in. of ground clearance
  • Raised roof rails with integrated cross bars are standard with the new Subaru Outback
  • The interior of the Subaru Outback offers more headroom, legroom, and shoulder room than the new CR-V
  • 17-in. alloy wheels are a standard feature of the new Subaru Outback

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Subaru Outback vs. The Competition: Ford Escape

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Get more info with our detailed comparison of the Subaru Outback and Ford Escape.

Test-Drive A New Outback Today!

Have you decided that the new Subaru Outback is the perfect SUV for your daily adventures? Check out the latest incentives and special offers available at Grand Subaru near Chicago, IL to learn how much you can save. Once you have a deal in mind, give us a call at (888) 840-3934 or use our test-drive form to make an appointment to get behind the wheel of your new Outback. The capability you need is only a click away with our Subaru dealership!

* Manufacturer's suggested retail price does not include destination and delivery charges, tax, title and registration fees. Destination and delivery includes handling and inland freight fees and may vary in some states. Prices, specifications, options, features and models subject to change without notice.

** EPA-estimated fuel economy. Actual mileage may vary.

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