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2018 Subaru Legacy And Outback Priced From $22,195 22
Jun
Posted by Michael Gauthier in prices, Subaru, Subaru Legacy, Subaru Outback, USA on 06 22nd, 2017


Subaru has released pricing information for the 2018 Legacy and Outback.
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Subaru Tops Global AWD Sales Chart, Keeps Audi In Distant Second 17
Jun
Posted by Michael Karkafiris in Reports, Subaru, subaru impreza, Subaru Outback, Subaru WRX STI, Subaru XV on 06 17th, 2017


The company’s understated performance in Europe doesn’t translate into trouble for Subaru, mainly because of its unconventional mindset.
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2018 Subaru Outback Arrives In NY With Better Quality & Refreshed Styling 6
Apr
Posted by Michael Karkafiris in new cars, New York auto show, Subaru, Subaru Outback on 04 6th, 2017


The 2018 Outback, Subaru’s best-selling model, receives a mild update just in time for the New York Auto Show, following the example of the 2018 Legacy which debuted at the last Chicago Auto Show.
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Subaru Recalls 100,000 Turbo Models For Overheating Air Pumps 27
Oct
Posted by Carscoops Staff in Recalls, Subaru, subaru forester, subaru impreza, Subaru Legacy, Subaru Outback on 10 27th, 2016


Just a couple of weeks ago, Subaru recalled an array of Legacy and Outback models due to a problem with the knee guard bracket in the steering assembly. Now it has issued another recall for an even broader array of vehicles – this time for a potential fire hazard.
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Select 2017 Subaru Legacy And Outback Models Recalled 18
Oct
Posted by Brad Anderson in Recalls, Reports, Subaru, Subaru Legacy, Subaru Outback on 10 18th, 2016


Subaru is recalling a select number of 2017 Legacy and Outback models in the United States after an issue with the knee guard bracket was discovered.
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Rare Turbo Manual 2008 Subaru Outback XT Could Be Your Next Perfect Daily 15
Oct
Posted by Michael Karkafiris in Galleries, Subaru, Subaru Outback, used cars on 10 15th, 2016


There is just something about the Subaru Outback that makes it way cooler than other wagons out there.
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Subaru Worker Fails To Tighten Bolts To Specified Torque, Leads To 2017 Outback Recall 2
Sep
Posted by Cristian Gnaticov in NHTSA, Recalls, Reports, Subaru, Subaru Outback on 09 2nd, 2016


Subaru of America Inc. has informed the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) of a safety recall that will be conducted on certain units of the 2017 Outback.
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Subaru Worker Fails To Tighten Bolts To Specified Torque, Leads To 2017 Outback Recall 2
Sep
Posted by Cristian Gnaticov in NHTSA, Recalls, Reports, Subaru, Subaru Outback on 09 2nd, 2016


Subaru of America Inc. has informed the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) of a safety recall that will be conducted on certain units of the 2017 Outback.
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Subaru Celebrates U.S. Production Of Its 3 Millionth Car 2
Aug
Posted by Brad Anderson in Subaru, Subaru Legacy, Subaru Outback on 08 2nd, 2016


Subaru is celebrating building its 3 millionth car in the United States, 27 years after local production commenced.
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A Bear Somehow Got Locked Inside A Subaru Outback 13
Jul
Posted by John Halas in Offbeat News, Reports, Subaru, Subaru Outback, Subaru Videos, video on 07 13th, 2016


We’ve seen bears breaking into and raiding cars for food before, but this big fella somehow managed to lock himself inside a vehicle in Jefferson County, Colorado, on Tuesday morning. And of all cars, it had to be a Subaru Outback, of course…
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2017 Subaru Legacy And Outback Get Minor Price Bump 27
May
Posted by Cristian Gnaticov in prices, Subaru, Subaru Legacy, Subaru Outback on 05 27th, 2016


Subaru of America has announced a series of upgrades for the 2017 Legacy and Outback, which will arrive in showrooms from July.
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Stop Sale, Recall On 2016-2017 Subaru Legacy & Outback Over Steering Failure 14
May
Posted by Cristian Gnaticov in Recalls, Subaru, Subaru Legacy, Subaru Outback, USA on 05 14th, 2016


Subaru of America has announced a new safety campaign, covering the Legacy and Outback, and has warned owners not to drive them until they are inspected and, if needed, repaired.
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Subaru Introduces 2017 Outback Touring And Legacy Sport Trims 6
May
Posted by Cristian Gnaticov in new cars, Subaru, Subaru Legacy, Subaru Outback on 05 6th, 2016


Subaru has expanded the Outback and Legacy range with the addition of two new trim levels, Touring and Sport.
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Surprised? Subaru Outback Found Better Off-Road Than On Road 27
Jul
Posted by Dan Mihalascu in reviews, Subaru, Subaru Outback, Subaru Videos, UK, video on 07 27th, 2015


As one of the pioneers of the segment of jacked-up estates, the Subaru Outback is a well-established model and its latest iteration aims to consolidate its position on the market.
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2013 Subaru Outback 2.5i Limited Review & Test Drive 15
Aug
Posted by Malcolm Hogan in Automotive, Subaru, Subaru Outback, Test Drives on 08 15th, 2012

The new Subaru Outback, continuing a tradition of a trail-going crossover wagon, is freshened up for the 2013 model year. The new 2013 Subaru Outback receives new available safety features, a restyled front fascia, a more efficient 2.5-liter flat-4 cylinder engine and an updated Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT).

With a name inspired from the rugged and vast Australian lands, the new 2013 Subaru Outback still satisfies those with an adventurous outdoor aptitude. The Subaru Outback does a great job at balancing its off-road character while still giving drivers and passengers a balanced road-going vehicle.

The new 2013 Subaru Outback builds upon its heritage with more efficiency from its boxer 4-cylinder engine. The 2.5-liter flat-4 is now good for 173 horsepower and 174 ft-lbs of torque. Fuel efficiency for the 2013 Outback increases to 21 mpg city and 28 mpg highway, improved slightly from last year’s 19 mpg city and 27 mpg highway figures. Power is slightly up too, about 3 more ponies and 4 more ft. lbs. of torque. Power is still directed though a CVT unit but now with somewhat improved programming.

During my time driving the new 2013 Subaru Outback 2.5i Limited, I tended to notice an improvement in the CVT’s management geared towards efficiency rather than performance. The CVT continues to mull the Outback’s true potential in being an eager trail-seeker. Although the CVT proves to work well on unpaved roads, gear ratio management is seriously lagging behind CVT units from other manufacturers. Acceleration tends to be a delayed reaction, while deceleration is followed through with the engine’s RPMs hanging high, well after the fact of letting off of the throttle. In a nutshell, the new 2013 Outback’s CVT unit is the vehicles weakest link.

Driving the new 2013 Subaru Outback 2.5i Limited proved to be somewhat of a mixed bag on normal roads but rather satisfying when hitting off-road trails. The engine’s sound would enter into the cabin a bit more than I would have liked. However, taking the Outback on off-road trails, which I was able to do for a full 2 miles, takes your mind off of the drivetrain’s deficiency and reassures you with the long-touted symmetrical all-wheel-drive system.

The new 2013 Outback 2.5i’s 17-inch alloy wheels take on an eccentric style. The 225/60/17 Continental tires are relatively tall and narrower than I remember possibly to add to the efficiency of the new Outback. Nevertheless, they provide just enough grip to propel the Outback through loose dirt roads.

The 6-cylinder Outback 3.6R, which we reviewed last year, adds the wanted power and acceleration that the 2.5i versions lack. Expect to pay just $3,000 to $4,000 for a similarly equipped 3.6-liter 6-cylinder Subaru Outback 3.6R Limited. Having over 8-inches of ground clearance, the new Outback has a bit more body lean than you may be comfortable with when pushed hard through turns. However, the Outback is surprisingly manageable on the roads if you keep it at a respectable speed when entering turns and corners. The suspension is well-dampened and never gets too upset on uneven surfaces. In all, Subaru engineers make a good impression when the tuning of the Outback’s suspension system. The new Outback’s road manners and off-road capacity are well-balanced to basically serve double duty for the hard-core outdoor trailing enthusiasts.

The new 2013 Subaru Outback 2.5i Limited makes up for its transmission’s shortcomings with its excellent ride quality, proven all-wheel-drive system, 8.6-inches of ground clearance, spacious interior and ample cargo space. The interior of my new Outback 2.5i Limited included an All-Whether package, which adds heated front seats, heated mirrors and a windshield wiper defroster. My Outback 2.5i Limited adds to the base and Premium trims to include dual automatic climate zones, wood trim, eight-way power driver’s seat, 4-way power passenger’s seat and the availability of Subaru’s new EyeSight safety system. The Limited trim, one of three available trims (2.5i, 2.5i Premium, 2.5i Limited), also included perforated leather seats that proved to be quite comfortable.

The dahsboard of the new 2013 Outback does not sway too far away from its abundant amount of plastics. The center stack’s LCD touch-screen interface, part of an option package, has slightly improved functions and menus over previous years. Although, the stereo and voice-activated navigation system still have a few awkward menus. The decent-sounding Harman Kardon sound system, also part of an option package, still utilizes a primitive equalizer tone setting.

Subaru’s new EyeSight system, now available on the 2013 Outback, incorporates two windshield-mounted cameras for adjustment/monitoring of adaptive cruise control, lane departure warning and a system to apply the brakes to help prevent collision.

The new Subaru Outback continues to manage its own space in a scarce segment of all-wheel-drive wagons. By far, the Outback has the best off-road characteristics when slated against vehicles such as the Toyota Venza. The closest competition for the Outback for hitting off-road trails, such as the new Audi Allroad and Volvo XC70, still costs thousands more than a fully-loaded Outback.

The new 2013 Subaru Outback, is an attractive buy for those who want to explore trails, have some extra cash in the wallet and travel in comfort on the highway.

My 2013 Subaru Outback 2.5i Limited has a base price of $29,890 including a $795 destination charge. With the option package, featuring power sunroof, voice-nav, Bluetooth phone and audio streaming connectivity, rearview camera, leather seats, auto dimming review mirror, pushbutton start, power drivers and passengers seat and matte-finished woodgrain trim, pricing comes to $33,535 as tested.

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Copyright: 2012 AutomotiveAddicts.com

SPECIFICATIONS

  • Price: Base Outback 2.5i $23,295 / As-Tested Outback 2.5i Limited $33,535
  • Engine: 2.5-liter 4-cylinder boxer (horizontally opposed) 173 horsepower @ 5600 rpm / 174 ft-lbs. torque @ 4100 rpm
  • Total length: 189in.
  • Total width: 71.7in.
  • Total height: 65.8in.
  • Turning circle: 36.8ft.
  • Curb weight: 3,538lbs. FWD
  • Legroom: f/r-43.0/37.8in.
  • Headroom: f/r-40.8/39.3in.
  • EPA cargo: 71.3cu.ft.
  • EPA interior volume: 139.7 cu.ft
  • Fuel tank: 18.5 gallons
  • 0-60 mph: 9.3 seconds






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