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Subaru Outback Reviews from Consumer Reports

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Subaru Outback Reviews

The Subaru Outback is a wagon offered in a 4dr Wgn 2.5i Limited, 4dr Wgn 2.5i Limited PZEV, 4dr Wgn 2.5i, 4dr Wgn 2.5i Premium and 4dr Wgn 3.6R Limited. The powertrains include 2.5-liter 4 (175 hp) and 3.6-liter 6 (256 hp) engines, and CVT transmissions. It is AWD wheel drive. EPA-rated fuel economy ranges from 25 mpg city to 33 mpg highway. The Outback 2.5i Premium 4-cyl CVT uses Regular fuel.

Competing models include Audi Allroad, Hyundai Santa Fe Sport and Nissan Murano.

Last Model Reviewed: 2015

Reviewed Subaru Outbacks from Consumer Reports

Consumer Reports has placed the following models through over 50 tests at our test track:

  • 2015 Subaru Outback 2.5i Premium 4-cyl CVT
  • 2013 Subaru Outback 2.5i Limited 4-cyl CVT
  • 2010 Subaru Outback 2.5i Limited 4-cyl CVT
  • 2006 Subaru Outback wagon 3.0 R VDC Limited 6-cyl

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