The New Subaru Outback

Talking of reputation station waggons got that, but the Subaru Outback is widely seen as the pinnacle among them. This exotic all-wheel drive family car was a champion in its class as it was named the Best Waggon for the Money and Best Wagon for Families by the U.S. News and World Report and the record is there in Kelley Blue Book’s list of best family cars. According to ALG analysis and report, it has the highest residual value among midsize utility vehicles.

Still contemplating on going beyond SUV, kindly read on to get a glimpse of the pros and cons Subaru Outback station waggon.

Performance Features

Based on its unique and standard all-wheel drive coupled with a high ground clearance, makes the 2017 Outback a rear gem. The base model is equipped with a standard 175-horsepower four cylinder engine that makes it possible to navigate off the road to any terrain in the global village, but for those who crave for more horsepower engine can opt for the Limited trim that comes with 256-horsepower V6 engine.

All trim levels are continuously variable when it comes to transmission. The base model has decent fuel efficiency even for a vehicle of its size, EPA-estimated 25/33 city/highway miles per gallon.  Subaru Outback still possesses handles that feel smooth on even the sharpest curves.


The Subaru Outback’s has a roomy cabin which makes it comparable in term of size to that of a midsize SUV, coupled with plenty of headroom that can even accommodate the tallest man on earth. There is a stern competition between the cargo space and that of larger SUVs, due to its 35.5 cubic feet of cargo space and 73.3 cubic feet with the seats folded down.

Preference for qualities amenities by the user are provided for uniquely with soft-touch materials, 6.2-inch infotainment touchscreen that can be upgraded to the 7-inch screen as well as a rearview camera that affords the driver to observe what’s happening at the back, a USB port, Bluetooth, Smartphone application integration and HD Radio.

The superior Outback is designed to acclimatise to any climatic condition be it rainy or sunny. The vehicle comes with a power moonroof and a power liftgate that makes loading of cargoes the easiest.

But for those that prefer the Limited version, they stand to enjoy features such as leather-trimmed upholstery, heated front and rear seats, blind spot monitoring, lane change assist, rear cross traffic alert and a Human Kardon audio system that will put them ahead of other users.

Safety Features

The 2017 Subaru Outlook receives the highest ratings regarding user safety simply because of its safety uniqueness that is in line with the world standard. The ratings were due to the addition lane keep assist technology, Subaru’s Starlink Safety and Security Package that comes with auto contact emergency responder in case of any unforeseen circumstances, with the use of a smart phone application to unlock the car.

However, for consumers that prefer the Limited trim level and higher have the advantage of adding EyeSight, a feature that integrates active safety features that include, adaptive cruise control, lane departure warning, lane assist, and pre-collision automatic braking.

The 2017 Subaru Outback had a starting MSRP of $24,995 and was able to eliminate any competitors to the extent that the U.S. News and World Report, ranked the Subaru Outlook waggon above Toyota Prius V, Volkswagen Golf sportsWagen, the Audi Allroad and the Volvo V60.

There you have it! The above are just a tip of an iceberg regarding comfortability Subaru Outlook offers its unique and valuable users.

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