Is The Subaru Outback The Ultimate Vehicle For The Metroplex?

July 26th, 2023 by

The 2023 Subaru Outback is one of the finest vehicles on sale today. With a long list of standard and optional features, great engines, an excellent safety record, and the ability to be used as a family vehicle or a weekend expedition SUV, there is no shortage of what you can accomplish by owning an Outback. 

What engines are available for the Subaru Outback?

You can option your Subaru Outback with two different engines, and diverse trim levels with those engines. Base, Premium, Onyx Edition, Limited, and Touring trims feature a naturally aspirated 2.5-liter 4-cylinder which puts out 182 horsepower and 176 lb-ft of torque. The Onyx Edition XT, Limited XT, Touring XT, and Wilderness trim levels have a turbocharged 2.4-liter 4-cylinder which produces 260 horsepower and 277 lb-ft of torque. 

Is the Outback Safe?

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has awarded the 2023 Subaru Outback with its coveted Top Safety Pick+ designation. This means that it has the highest marks in every crash test, collision avoidance, and standard and optional safety equipment. Every Subaru comes with loads of standard safety features, and the Outback is no different. Therefore the list of standard and optional equipment for the Outback is long. Some of these features include Adaptive Cruise Control with Lane Centering, Pre-collision Braking, Lane Departure and Sway Warning, and Lane Keep Assist.

Optional safety features, such as Blind-Spot Detection with Lane Change Assist and Rear Cross-Traffic Alert, Reverse Automatic Braking, and a 180-Degree Front-View Monitor, can be had on higher trim levels.

How good is the Outback on gas?

When equipped with the standard 2.5-liter engine, the Outback can get up to 26 mpg city and 33 mpg highway, while 2.4-liter turbocharged models can achieve up to 23 mpg city and 30 mpg highway, respectively. 

Can I get a WiFi Hotspot with the Outback?

All Outback models except for the Base trim are WiFi compatible. 

Are Heated Seats an Option on the Subaru Outback?

Clicking the All-Weather Package box gets you heated seats on trim levels below the Premium trim. They are standard on the Premium trim and up, and if you opt for the Limited trim or higher, you will get standard heated rear seats as well. Ventilated/cooled seats are also available, but only on the Premium trim.

Does the Subaru Outback have All-Wheel Drive?

Outside of the BRZ Sports Coupe, all Subarus come standard with our world-class Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive system. This system automatically puts power to the wheels that have traction, allowing for optimal grip through any driving situation.

Can I get Apple CarPlay or Android Auto in the Subaru Outback?

The Subaru Outback comes standard with our STARLINK multimedia system, where a 7-inch touchscreen display is standard as well, and you can option an 11.6-inch touchscreen display Either infotainment option comes standard with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. 

What is the Towing Capacity of the Outback?

A Subaru Outback is no slouch in the towing department. If you have an Outback trim that has the 2.5-liter engine under the hood, the towing capacity is 2,700 lbs, while the available 2.4-liter turbocharged 4-cylinder can tow up to 3,500 lbs. This means towing jet skis, ATVs, motorcycles, a small camper, or even a small boat, is no real problem. 

How much cargo capacity does the Subaru Outback have inside?

The Outback has a fantastic 32.5 cu.ft. of space behind the rear seats, and once you fold them flat, you will have 75.7 cu.ft., giving you a very large amount of interior space for all of your and your family’s activities. 

At Ewing Subaru of Plano, we take care to provide you the best sales and service possible. Our wonderful sales team is able to help you pick from literally hundreds of new and pre-owned vehicles that we will work to fit your budget and lifestyle. And when it comes time to get your vehicle serviced, our fantastic service department will make sure that your vehicle stays in the best shape and is ready for the road.