How Does the 2018 Subaru Outback Compare to the Competition?

Are you in the market for a versatile new SUV? The new 2018 Subaru Outback continues to be one of the most well-rounded SUVs on the market, offering drivers a wonderful combination of performance on and off road, elegant comfort and high tech features all wrapped up in one stylish and spacious build. Whether you're looking for a new family SUV, one to accommodate your active lifestyle or one to provide you with the comfort and convenience that you need to make driving more enjoyable again, the new 2018 Subaru Outback is a great option for you. To demonstrate how accommodating the new 2018 Outback can be to your specific lifestyle, we're going to compare it to the new Ford Edge and Jeep Grand Cherokee, so you can easily see how the new Outback continues to set the bar for the competition.

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2018 Subaru Outback vs. 2017 Ford Edge

  • The new Outback has a lower starting MSRP price than the Ford Edge does. The Outback starts at $25,645 while the new Edge starts at $28,950. That's over $3,000 you could save or reinvest into a higher Outback trim level.
  • The Outback comes equipped with standard Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive while the Edge comes equipped with standard front-wheel drive. All-wheel drive is available on the Edge, but it will cost you.
  • The Outback offers an estimated fuel economy of 25 mpg in the city and 32 mpg on the highway, while the new Edge offers an estimated 21 mpg in the city and 29 mpg on the highway.

2018 Subaru Outback vs. 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee

  • The 2018 Outback starts at just $25,645 MSRP while the new Jeep Grand Cherokee starts at $30,395, allowing you to save nearly $5,000.
  • While Jeep vehicles may be known for off road ability, only the Outback comes equipped with standard all-wheel drive. The Grand Cherokee, on the other hand, comes equipped with front-wheel drive.
  • The Outback offers a higher estimated fuel economy than the Grand Cherokee both in the city and on the highway.
  • The Outback offers more space for both passengers and cargo, offering 108.1 cubic feet of passenger volume and 73.3 cubic feet of cargo space compared to 105.4 cubic feet of passenger volume and 68.3 cubic feet of storage space.

Explore Everything the New 2018 Subaru Outback Can Provide You With at Gillman Subaru San Antonio

When it comes to who the new 2018 Subaru Outback was designed for, not one type of drive is excluded. The Outback is designed to accommodate unlimited lifestyles, from making your commutes more enjoyable, to supporting and making your busy family schedule easier to providing you with the versatility and ability to take your adventures off the beaten path, the new 2018 Outback has you covered at every turn. With six trim levels, two engine options, standard all-wheel drive throughout and tons of state of the art entertainment and safety features to enjoy, we're confident that we have a new Outback model here for everyone to enjoy.

2018 Subaru Outback: Capability and Performance

The new 2018 Outback comes with two engine options under the hood: a standard 2.5-liter four-cylinder Boxer engine that produces 175-horsepower and an available 3.6-liter six-cylinder Boxer engine that produces 256-horsepower. Every model comes equipped with standard Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive, which actively shifts power to the wheels with the most traction to provide you with optimal traction and control at all times, and with 8.7-inches of ground clearance, you can take your adventures virtually anywhere. When properly equipped, the new Outback can tow up to 2,700 pounds, allowing you to bring all of your recreational equipment or vehicles along for the ride!

New Subaru Outback: Interior Features and Technology

The new Outback offers spacious and comfortable seating for five passengers and plenty of cargo room behind the rear seats, and with standard raised roof rails, you can easily equip your roof rack to bring your bicycles, kayaks and whatever else on the road with you. The cabin is well-equipped with state of the art technology like the standard Starlink multimedia system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, allowing you to enjoy seamless connection and control of your mobile device via the touchscreen display or steering wheel mounted voice activation system. Available Eyesight Driver Assist Technology system lets you drive with confidence thanks to features like adaptive cruise control, lane keep assist, automatic pre-collision braking and more.

Test Drive the New 2018 Subaru Outback Today

With so much to offer throughout six Outback trim levels, the best way to find the one that's right for you is to come check out our entire collection of new Outback models in person and take one out for a test drive around Selma today!