Subaru Outback Frequently Asked Questions


Have Questions About the New Subaru Outback? We Have Answers

Doing your research before buying a new car is always important. Luckily, we're here to answer all of your top questions relating to the new Subaru Outback. With this information, you will be able to make an informed decision about the new Outback. Read through these frequently asked questions to discover the answers you need to decide if the new Outback is right for your lifestyle.

Is the Subaru Outback good for off roads?

The Outback is well known for its rugged capabilities, and the newest model is no exception. You will be able to take on plenty of areas where the road ends with the Outback's 8.7-inch ground clearance and a suite of standard stability and traction features that include the Subaru Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive system, X-MODE®, Active Torque Vectoring, Traction Control System, and Vehicle Dynamics Control.

Can the Subaru Outback go on the beach?

It is possible to drive the new Subaru Outback on the beach, but you will want to exercise extreme caution. If you are unfamiliar with driving in sand, it's best to not push it. For most casual beach driving, you should be fine with the Outback, but it may not be best if you're planning to drive on sand dunes.

How many miles does the Subaru Outback last?

The answer, of course, depends on your driving habits and upkeep, but with regular maintenance, the Outback shouldn't have trouble hitting the 200,000-mile mark.

Can the Subaru Outback tow a boat?

The new Outback has a towing capacity of 2,700 pounds. If you have a boat that weighs that or less, then yes.

Can the Subaru Outback be flat towed?

Always check your owner's manual and warranty, but historically, CVT models should not be towed since it can damage the vehicle, and all Outback models come with standard CVT.

What's the best Subaru Outback to buy?

The new 2019 Subaru Outback is available in five trim levels, so finding the right balance between cost and features is one that you will have to choose. Many choose the 2.5i Premium for its 8-inch screen, dual-zone climate control, and heated front seats since it is competitively priced.


How reliable is the Subaru Outback?

With 97% of Subaru models built within the past ten years still on the road today, you can count on the Outback to be a reliable model. The ALG found that the Subaru Outback retains its value better than any other vehicle in its class.

Does the Subaru Outback have Apple CarPlay™?

The Outback comes with both Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™ smartphone integration standard as part of the STARLINK™ Multimedia System. This feature allows you to listen to your favorite music, get directions, and make and receive phone calls.

What is Subaru Outback EyeSight®?

EyeSight® is an innovative safety technology that comes standard for the new Outback. EyeSight® uses two dual color front-facing cameras and radar sensors to detect imminent collisions. This safety technology has been found to rear-end collisions that result in an injury by 86%. EyeSight® comes with four safety features that include:

  • Lane Keep Assist and Sway Warning
  • Pre-Collision Throttle Management
  • Adaptive Cruise Control
  • Pre-Collision Braking

How much does the Subaru Outback weigh?

The Subaru Outback weighs between 3,624 and 3,865 pounds depending on your choice of trim level. This relatively low weight helps to improve efficiency and handling.

How big are the Subaru Outback tires?

The Outback comes with standard 17-inch by 7-inch tires, and on higher trim levels, you can expect to find 18-inch by 7-inch tires. Depending on your choice, you will have either a silver, black, or dark gray finish.

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