Compare 2021 Subaru Outback vs 2021 Toyota 4Runner

2021 Subaru Outback
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CVT
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Outback CVT 26 33 $25,187 $26,795
Outback Limited CVT 26 33 $31,451 $33,595
Outback Limited XT CVT 23 30 $35,451 $37,995
Outback Onyx Edition XT CVT 23 30 $32,875 $35,145
Outback Premium CVT 26 33 $27,318 $29,045
Outback Touring CVT 26 33 $35,034 $37,495
Outback Touring XT CVT 23 30 $37,240 $39,945
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Limited 2WD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4Runner Limited 2WD 16 19 $42,014 $45,670
4Runner Limited 4WD 16 19 $43,888 $47,705
4Runner Nightshade 2WD 16 19 $43,316 $47,085
4Runner Nightshade 4WD 16 19 $45,189 $49,120
4Runner SR5 2WD 16 19 $33,823 $36,765
4Runner SR5 4WD 16 19 $35,548 $38,640
4Runner SR5 Premium 2WD 16 19 $36,638 $39,825
4Runner SR5 Premium 4WD 16 19 $38,364 $41,700
4Runner TRD Off Road 4WD 16 19 $37,471 $40,730
4Runner TRD Off Road Premium 4WD 16 19 $39,858 $43,325
4Runner TRD Pro 4WD 16 19 $46,684 $50,745
4Runner Trail Special Edition 2WD 16 19 $35,639 $38,740
4Runner Trail Special Edition 4WD 16 19 $37,363 $40,615
4Runner Venture 4WD 16 19 $41,302 $44,895
Pricing
Invoice Price
$25,187
$42,014
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$26,795
$45,670
Monthly Payment Estimate
$447 / month
$761 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.8
5.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2021 Subaru Outback hangs on to its remarkably rugged stance as it grows more refined than ever. The 2021 Toyota 4Runner is a hugely capable and cool throwback SUV with a modern price attached.
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Fuel Economy
City
26 mpg 16 mpg
Highway
33 mpg 19 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small SUV 4WD -
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Volume (ft³)
109 -
Front Hip Room (in)
55.5 56.5
Second Leg Room (in)
39.5 32.9
Front Head Room (in)
40.1 38.6
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Hip Room (in)
54.8 55.7
Front Shoulder Room (in)
58.1 57.8
Second Head Room (in)
39.1 38.6
Second Shoulder Room (in)
57.4 57.8
Front Leg Room (in)
42.8 41.7
Third Shoulder Room (in)
- NA
Third Leg Room (in)
- NA
Third Hip Room (in)
- NA
Third Head Room (in)
- NA
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
62.8 63.2
Wheelbase (in)
108.1 109.8
Liftover Height (in)
28.4 -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73 75.8
Track Width, Front (in)
61.8 63.2
Min Ground Clearance (in)
8.7 9
Length, Overall (in)
191.3 190.7
Height, Overall (in)
66.4 71.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
32.5 47.2
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
43.3 -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
75 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
32.5 47.2
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
45.2 -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
32.1 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
75.7 89.7
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
42 -
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.8 12.3
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.4 13.3
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
- 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
18.5 23
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.1 37.4
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P225/65HR17 P245/60SR20
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P225/65HR17 P245/60SR20
Spare Tire Size
Compact Full-Size
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2700 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2700 5000
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
2700 5000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
270 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
270 500
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3635 -
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
- 2998
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
- 6100
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
- 3439
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7 20 X 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Full-Size
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7 20 X 7.5
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
176 @ 4400 278 @ 4400
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.5 L/152 4.0 L/241
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
182 @ 5800 270 @ 5600
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded H-4 Regular Unleaded V-6
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Sequential MPI
Engine Oil Cooler
- None
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
29 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
33 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
26 16
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.90 -
Trans Type
8 5
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.56 -
Drivetrain
All Wheel Rear Wheel Drive
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
4.38 3.22
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67 -
Trans Description Cont.
CVT w/OD Automatic w/OD
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.07 - 0.84 3.52
Trans PTO Access
- No
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
- 2.04
Transfer Case Power Take Off
- No
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.00
Transfer Case Model
- None
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.40
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.72
Summary
Vehicle Name
Subaru Outback Toyota 4Runner
Body Style
Sport Utility Sport Utility
Body Code
- S
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Double Wishbone -
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut -
Suspension Type - Rear
Double Wishbone Multi-Link
Axle Type - Rear
- Rigid Axle
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
- 3.73
Axle Type - Front
- Independent
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
- 3.73
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.1 10.5
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
- 750
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- 750
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
Overall Side Crash Rating
Side Barrier Rating
Side Barrier Rating Driver
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
Rollover Rating
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2021 Subaru Outback
  • 2021 Outback kept in good supply
  • Lease: From $249 for 36 months
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  • Finance: From 0% APR for 63 months
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2021 Toyota 4Runner
  • 2021 4Runner is available
  • Lease: $477/mo. (est.)
  • Finance: No financing offers
  • Rebate: Up to $1,000 off
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