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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Wagon 18 27 $31,537 $33,550
4-Door Wagon w/Moonroof 18 27 $31,537 $33,550
4-Door Wagon w/Moonroof R-Design 18 27 $35,720 $38,000
4-Door Wagon H4 Manual 2.5i
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Wagon H4 Manual 2.5i 19 27 $21,663 $22,995
4-Door Wagon H4 Manual 2.5i PZEV 19 27 $21,972 $23,295
4-Door Wagon H4 Automatic 2.5i 22 29 $22,581 $23,995
4-Door Wagon H4 Automatic 2.5i PZEV 22 29 $22,890 $24,295
4-Door Wagon H4 Manual 2.5i Prem 19 27 $22,911 $24,295
4-Door Wagon H4 Manual 2.5i PZEV Prem 19 27 $23,220 $24,595
4-Door Wagon H4 Automatic 2.5i Premium 22 29 $23,829 $25,295
4-Door Wagon H4 Automatic 2.5i PZEV Premium 22 29 $24,138 $25,595
4-Door Wagon H4 Automatic 2.5i Ltd 22 29 $26,270 $27,995
4-Door Wagon H4 Automatic 2.5i PZEV Ltd 22 29 $26,579 $28,295
4-Door Wagon H6 Automatic 3.6R 18 25 $26,186 $27,995
4-Door Wagon H6 Automatic 3.6R Premium 18 25 $27,233 $28,995
4-Door Wagon H6 Automatic 3.6R Ltd 18 25 $29,024 $30,995
4-Door Wagon H4 Manual 2.5i Prem All-Weather 19 27 $23,328 $24,795
4-Door Wagon H4 Manual 2.5i PZEV Prem All-Weather 19 27 $23,637 $25,095
4-Door Wagon H4 Manual 2.5i Prem HK Audio 19 27 $23,740 $25,290
4-Door Wagon H4 Manual 2.5i PZEV Prem HK Audio 19 27 $24,049 $25,590
4-Door Wagon H4 Manual 2.5i Prem Pwr Moon 19 27 $23,740 $25,290
4-Door Wagon H4 Manual 2.5i PZEV Prem Pwr Moon 19 27 $24,049 $25,590
4-Door Wagon H4 Manual 2.5i Prem All-Weather/HK Audio 19 27 $24,157 $25,790
4-Door Wagon H4 Manual 2.5i PZEV Prem All-Weather/HK Audio 19 27 $24,466 $26,090
4-Door Wagon H4 Manual 2.5i Prem All-Weather/Pwr Moon 19 27 $24,157 $25,790
4-Door Wagon H4 Manual 2.5i PZEV Prem All-Weather/Pwr Moon 19 27 $24,466 $26,090
4-Door Wagon H4 Manual 2.5i Prem Wthr/HK Aud/Pwr Moon 19 27 $24,986 $26,785
4-Door Wagon H4 Manual 2.5i PZEV Prem Wthr/HK Aud/Pwr Moon 19 27 $25,295 $27,085
4-Door Wagon H4 Automatic 2.5i Premium All-Weather 22 29 $24,246 $25,795
4-Door Wagon H4 Automatic 2.5i PZEV Prem All-Weather 22 29 $24,555 $26,095
4-Door Wagon H4 Automatic 2.5i Prem HK Audio 22 29 $24,658 $26,290
4-Door Wagon H4 Automatic 2.5i PZEV Prem HK Audio 22 29 $24,967 $26,590
4-Door Wagon H4 Automatic 2.5i Prem Pwr Moon 22 29 $24,658 $26,290
4-Door Wagon H4 Automatic 2.5i PZEV Prem Pwr Moon 22 29 $24,967 $26,590
4-Door Wagon H4 Automatic 2.5i Prem All-Weather/HK Aud 22 29 $25,075 $26,790
4-Door Wagon H4 Automatic 2.5i PZEV Prem All-Weather/HK Aud 22 29 $25,384 $27,090
4-Door Wagon H4 Automatic 2.5i Prem All-Weathr/Pwr Moon 22 29 $25,075 $26,790
4-Door Wagon H4 Automatic 2.5i PZEV Prem All-Weathr/Pwr Moon 22 29 $25,384 $27,090
4-Door Wagon H4 Automatic 2.5i Prem Wth/HK Aud/Pwr Moon 22 29 $25,904 $27,785
4-Door Wagon H4 Automatic 2.5i PZEV Prem Wth/HK Aud/Pwr Moon 22 29 $26,213 $28,085
4-Door Wagon H4 Automatic 2.5i Ltd Pwr Moon 22 29 $27,099 $28,990
4-Door Wagon H4 Automatic 2.5i PZEV Ltd Pwr Moon 22 29 $27,408 $29,290
4-Door Wagon H4 Automatic 2.5i Ltd Pwr Moon/Navigation 22 29 $28,767 $30,990
4-Door Wagon H4 Automatic 2.5i PZEV Ltd Pwr Moon/Navigation 22 29 $29,076 $31,290
4-Door Wagon H6 Automatic 3.6R Prem HK Audio 18 25 $28,062 $29,990
4-Door Wagon H6 Automatic 3.6R Prem Pwr Moon 18 25 $28,062 $29,990
4-Door Wagon H6 Automatic 3.6R Prem HK Audio/Pwr Moon 18 25 $28,891 $30,985
4-Door Wagon H6 Automatic 3.6R Ltd Pwr Moon 18 25 $29,853 $31,990
4-Door Wagon H6 Automatic 3.6R Ltd Pwr Moon/Navigation 18 25 $31,521 $33,990
Pricing
Invoice Price
$31,537
$21,663
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$33,550
$22,995
Monthly Payment Estimate
$559 / month
$383 / month
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TCC's Bottom Line The 2010 Subaru Outback isn’t especially swoopy or fast, and it hardly carries a luxe image. But with more interior refinement and new features, along with rutted-trail ability that sidelines tough-looking rivals, this Subaru will win more fans.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 18 mpg 19 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 27 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Midsize Mid-Size Station Wagon
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 34.6 37.8
Front Head Room (in) 38.8 40.8
Second Hip Room (in) 55.1 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.4 56.3
Passenger Volume (ft³) 98 105.4
Second Head Room (in) 38.6 39.3
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.5 56.1
Front Leg Room (in) 41.9 43.0
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Front Hip Room (in) 54.8 - TBD -
Exterior Dimensions
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 73.3 71.7
Track Width, Front (in) 62.5 61.0
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 8.7
Length, Overall (in) 189.9 188.2
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - NA
Height, Overall (in) 60.9 65.7
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 62.4 61.0
Wheelbase (in) 110.9 107.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 72.1 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 37.3 - TBD -
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.4 x - TBD - 11.6 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.9 x - TBD - 11.3 x - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.5 18.5
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.8 NA
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - NA
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.0 NA
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.7 36.1
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size P225/55R16 215/60R16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P225/55R16 215/60R16
Spare Tire Size - TBD - NA
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 3300 2700
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 330 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 495 200
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 3300 2700
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3527 3386
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - NA
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - NA
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 16 x 6.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Fuel System MPFI MPFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 236 @ 3200 170 @ 4000
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 3.2L/195 2.5L/150
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 235 @ 6200 170 @ 5600
Engine Type Gas I6 Gas 4-Cyl
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 21 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 27 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 18 19
Transmission
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.16 0.97
Trans Description Cont. Automatic Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.69 0.69
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.15 3.45
Clutch Size (in) NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.57 1.30
Trans Type 6 6
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.86 0.82
Trans Description Cont. Again Geartronic NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) - TBD - - TBD -
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.37 1.95
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.32 4.44
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Vehicle Name Volvo V70 Subaru Outback
Body Style 5 Door Wagon 4 Door Wagon
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - NA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Double wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 8.9 8.5
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 5 6
 
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