Subaru Outback

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$24,895 - $32,995
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Car Type: Wagons
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Subaru Outback Overview

Subaru has split the difference between a wagon and a crossover, creating a winning combination. This all-new Outback wagon is more refined, with an inch more leg room in the rear seat, and improved noise isolation. It rides very comfortably, with secure handling. The CVT has been recalibrated, making acceleration less thrashy, but the four-cylinder Outback is slower. At least it delivers 24 mpg overall. Six-cylinder versions are much quicker and even quieter, with little penalty in fuel economy -- 22 mpg overall. Inside, the Outback finally gets a contemporary infotainment system that makes pairing phones and streaming online audio easy. You can also get a full complement of high-tech safety gear with Subaru's EyeSight, which includes lane-departure and forward collision warnings.

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