2018 Subaru Outback All Trim levels Review
Subaru calls it an SUV, but the Outback is truly a station wagon with ground clearance, and its own ability as both a freight hauler and also an abysmal company appeals to buyers who have experience in brain. Subaru’s signature horizontally search engines–a 2.5-liter four-cylinder along with also a 3.6-liter six-cylinder–provide great fuel economy, however, the Outback lacks the fun-to-drive character we search for in a vehicle. Safety takes the front seat at the Outback, however, and along with leading crash-test outcomes, Subaru provides a package of active safety features like automatic emergency braking, adaptive cruise control, and automatic high-beam headlamps. All-wheel driveway is standard–a part of the Subaru brand–also assists the Subaru Outback make its standing as an outdoorsman’s carryall.
2018 Subaru Outback Trim levels & Price
- The foundation 2.5I begins with a 2.5-liter lookup engine (175 hp, 174 lb-ft) plus a continuously variable automatic transmission (CVT) that transmits electricity to all four wheels.
- The 2.5I Premium adds rear privacy glass, heated outside mirrors, a windshield wiper de-icer, foglights, dual-zone automatic climate control, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, an eight-way power-adjustable driver seat (with two-way lumbar adjustment), heated front seats, a freight, a larger 8-inch touchscreen, satellite radio, and three extra USB ports (one front and 2 back) and six speakers to your audio system. The Power Moonroof bundle adds the clear plus an auto-dimming rearview mirror. A power liftgate with memory elevation can also be discretionary.
- The 2.5I Limited packs the Premium options and 18-inch wheels, a blind-spot monitoring platform, back cross-traffic alert, a front bumper underguard, keyless ignition and entry, leather upholstery, and driver-seat memory capabilities, a four-way power passenger seat, rear air vents, heated rear seats and a 12-speaker Harman Kardon audio system. Xenon headlights are discretionary on the 2.5I Limited.
- The 3.6R Limited gets the xenon headlights as standard equipment along with a stronger motor, but it’s otherwise exactly the same as the 2.5I Limited.
Blind-spot tracking and back cross-traffic alert are contained in the Premium edition of EyeSight, and navigation could be bundled with this bundle. The Outback Limited’s version contains automatic, navigation braking for back crashes and steering-responsive LED headlights. Be aware that Subaru packs these items into a massive bundle, and that means you can not purchase them separately.
Subaru Outback Touring versions also have distinct 18-inch wheels, dark outside trim, fixed low-profile roof railings without crossbars, premium leather upholstery, wood grain interior trim, and a heated steering wheel.
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A brand new high trim level was inserted: Touring. Available with either a four-cylinder (2.5I) or six-cylinder motor (3.6R), this top notch Outback sports a dark-gray grille in addition to model-specific 18-inch brakes, roof rails, and lower body cladding. The Touring trim includes a heated steering wheel, piano-black inside trimming, and Touring-specific wood-grain implants at the inside. Outback Touring and Limited trims equipped with Subaru’s EyeSight active security system today incorporate a back automatic emergency braking system (which brakes the vehicle if it finds an impending crash) and automatic high-beam headlights.
Our favorite Subaru Outback Outback–that the 2.5I Premium–sees a small price bulge of $340 for 2018, but it still represents the best value from the lineup since it includes lots of upscale features such as heated front seats, dual-zone climate control, along with an 8.0-inch touchscreen infotainment system. We would also Pick the EyeSight Driver Assist Technology bundle for $1995, which comprises:
• Lane-keeping help with lane-departure warning
• Blind-spot tracking with lane-change help and back cross-traffic alert
Our 2.5I Premium together with the EyeSight bundle would put us back $30,905, which we would happily pay to enjoy the Outback’s station-wagon versatility and SUV-like capability. 2018 Subaru Outback Review.