Subaru Outback 2018
Carsguide Family reviewer Nedahl Stelio had this to say at the time: The Subaru Outback served my family of four pretty well this week. I was confident driving it because of the solid frame and sizeable engine. It’s got loads of room and good amount of boot space, plus it has all the latest safety tech. Oh and it looks good so I feel like I match up to other cars on the road.You can read the full review here.
This is what Nedahl Stelio liked most about this particular version of the Subaru Outback: Interior styling, Smooth powerful drive, Latest safety tech
The 2018 Subaru Outback carries a braked towing capacity of up to 1800 Kg, but check to ensure this applies to the configuration you're considering.
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Subaru Outback 2018 Towing capacity
The Subaru Outback’s towing capacity ranges from 1500kg to 1800kg. Some models also offer heavy-duty or towing option packs which can increase towing capacity, as well as options which can hamper towing capacity. Towing capacities can vary wildly on a large number of factors. These include engine, transmission, model, and options chosen. Always check with the manufacturer or in your vehicles handbook before attempting to tow anything.
|Subaru Outback Model||Body Type||Specs||Braked Capacity|
|2.0D||SUV||2.0L,Diesel,6 SP MAN||1700kg|
|2.5I (fleet Edition)||SUV||2.5L,PULP,CVT AUTO||1500kg|
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Subaru Outback 2018 Q&As
Check out real-world situations relating to the Subaru Outback 2018 here, particularly what our experts have to say about them.
Subaru Forester 2019: Would luggage be thrown forward in an accident?
The cargo cover will certainly help to restrain the luggage in the event of a crash, but it probably wouldn’t stop it altogether in a major altercation. A proper cargo barrier behind the rear seat would be more effective.
What car should I buy for $70,000?
You’ve pretty much covered the field there, so it should come down to what you want from your car. Do you want comfort, safety, fuel efficiency, offroad capability, cabin space? If you are mostly driving on the highway, then a diesel SUV is probably the best bet. I would rule out a dual-cab ute because of comfort, unless you need the flexibility a ute gives you. I would rule out a hybrid, they’re not at their most efficient on the highway; they’re better suited to town use. Based on your annual mileage I wouldn’t keep the car any more than 3-4 years, that way you’ll have a decent resale value when you get out of it.
Subaru Outback: Does it have a good warranty?
If the shorter warranty of the Subaru is a major concern for you then certainly look at others, like the Sportage or Eclipse, but I would buy the Outback with confidence it will give you a good run beyond the warranty.
What's a mid-size SUV with capable off road abilities between $15-20k?
All three are capable off road if you aren’t planning to go rock climbing, and they are reliable enough to get you to 250,000 km. CVTs are quite reliable now, but how far they will go is anybody’s guess at this moment in time. I would go for a Subaru, either the Forester or the Outback.