Compare Subaru Outback with Similar Models in White River Junction

How Does the Subaru Outback Compare to the Competition?

The Subaru Outback vs. the Toyota Venza, Honda Passport, and Hyundai Santa Fe

When it comes to rugged midsize SUVs, the Subaru Outback is one of the biggest names around. While it's comfortable and well-equipped for every day, the newest Outback also offers a burgeoning list of performance options that make it one of the best all-terrain vehicles in its class.

We know it's better to offer proof, though, rather than just expecting our Norwich, VT and Hanover, NH customers to believe us. Let's take a look together and see how the new Subaru Outback compares to other midsize SUV competitors.

 

The Subaru Outback vs The Toyota Venza

Performance: The newest Subaru Outback offers two powertrains. The first, a 2.5-liter flat-4, is capable of up to 182 horsepower with 176 pounds-feet of torque and a fuel economy of 26/33 miles per gallon. The second, a 2.4-liter turbocharged flat-4, has been rated for up to 260 horsepower with 277 pounds-feet of torque and 23/30 miles per gallon.

The Toyota Venza uses a standard 2.5-liter inline-4 electric motor hybrid capable of 219 horsepower and 40/37 miles per gallon. Both SUVs offer standard all-wheel-drive.

Configuration and Space:

The Subaru Outback comes available in eight distinct trims. The Toyota Venza only comes available in three.

The Subaru Outback has comfortable seating for five with 32.5 cubic feet of cargo space behind the rear seats. Ti expands to 75.7 cubic feet with the seats down. The Toyota Venza only offers 28.8 cubic feet behind the rear seats and 55.1 cubic feet with the seats down.

Technology and Features: Both the Subaru Outback and the Toyota Venza offer top-notch standard safety suites. The Outback and Venza likewise offer standard features like Apple CarPlay/Android Auto and satellite radio.

Both can, likewise, offer additional features like hated seating, bigger media touchscreens, and dual-zone automatic climate control, and more.

Starting Prices: The Subaru Outback starts at around $27,000. The Toyota Venza starts at around $32,500.

The Subaru Outback vs The Honda Passport

Performance: The new Subaru Outback comes with two available powertrains. Its standard engine, a 2.5-liter flat-4, is capable of up to 182 horsepower with 176 pounds-feet of torque. It offers a fuel economy of 26/33 miles per gallon. Its optional 2.4-liter turbocharged flat-4, meanwhile, can achieve up to 260 horsepower with 277 pounds-feet of torque and 23/30 miles per gallon.

The Honda Passport offers only a single engine option, a 3.5-liter V6 capable of 280 horsepower with 262 pounds-feet of torque. It only gets up to 20/25 miles per gallon. All-wheel-drive is standard on the Outback and optional on the Passport.

Configuration and Space: The Subaru Outback comes available in eight distinct trims. The Honda Passport only comes available in four.

The Subaru Outback has comfortable seating for five with 32.5 cubic feet of cargo space behind the rear seats. Ti expands to 75.7 cubic feet with the seats down. The Honda Passport offers seating for up to seven, with 50.5 cubic feet of cargo space behind its rear seats and 100.7 cubic feet with the seats down.

Technology and Features: The Subaru Outback and the Honda Passport are both equipped with solid standard safety suites. Lebanon, NH drivers looking for better media options will, likewise, find plenty to love in the media suites on offer Outback and Venza likewise offer standard features like Apple CarPlay/Android Auto and satellite radio.

Both can, likewise, offer additional features like heated seating, bigger media touchscreens, automatic climate control, and more. Premium amenities like leather upholstery and luxury sound systems are also available in both.

Starting Prices: The Subaru Outback starts at around $27,000. The Honda Passport starts at around $32,500.

The Subaru Outback vs The Hyundai Sante Fe

Performance: The new Subaru Outback can hit the road with one of two available powertrains. For its base model, it uses a 182 horsepower 2.5-liter flat-4, capable of 176 pounds-feet of torque and 26/33 miles per gallon. The Outback's optional 2.4-liter turbocharged flat-4, meanwhile, is capable of up to 260 horsepower, 277 pounds-feet of torque, and 23/30 miles per gallon.

The new Hyundai Santa Fe, by comparison, offers three different powertrains. You can go home with the base 2.5-liter inline-4, capable of 191 horsepower and 182 pounds-feet of torque, or a 277 horsepower turbocharged inline-4, capable of 311 pounds-feet of torque and 22/28 miles per gallon. A 1.6-liter turbocharged inline-4 electric motor hybrid is also available, capable of 178 horsepower, 195 pounds-feet of torque, and 33/30 miles per gallon.

Configuration and Space: The Subaru Outback comes available in eight distinct trims. The Hyundai Santa Fe only comes available in four.

The Subaru Outback offers 32.5 cubic feet of cargo space behind its rear seats. That grows to 75.7 cubic feet with the seats down. With the Hyundai Santa Fe, you'll get 36.4 cubic feet of space behind the rear seats. That jumps up to 72.1 feet when you fold down the rear seats.

Technology and Features: The Subaru Outback and the Hyundai Sante Fe both work hard to provide a rich selection of standard and optional features. These include standard assistance features in both models, as well as robust base package media options and more.

Starting Prices: The Subaru Outback starts at around $27,000. The Hyundai Sante Fe starts at around $28,000.

Why is the Subaru Outback the Right SUV for Me?

While the Outback's competitors each hit the road with individual strengths and advantages, the Outback's overall driving package is the stronger one. Only the Toyota Venza can match perks like standard all-wheel-drive, and even then, it can't compare to the Subaru Outback's lower price and bigger cargo space.

For all your driving needs and more, the new Subaru Outback is an exemplary new SUV. If you're a driver from Hartford, VT or the Upper Valley, give the sales team at White River Subaru a call. Our team, based in White River Junction, would be happy to answer your questions. We can fill you in our new inventory, set you up with a test drive, and more.

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