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Subaru Outback 2021

The 2021 Subaru Outback range of configurations is currently priced from $39,880. Our most recent review of the 2021 Subaru Outback resulted in a score of 7.8 out of 10 for that particular example.

Carsguide Editor - Adventure Marcus Craft had this to say at the time: The Subaru Outback AWD Touring does its intended job of balancing city and suburban duties with having more than enough dirt-driving ability to take you to your favourite National Park campsite, within reason, of course.

You can read the full review here.

This is what Marcus Craft liked most about this particular version of the Subaru Outback: Safety tech, Multimedia screen, AWD / X Mode

The 2021 Subaru Outback carries a braked towing capacity of up to 2000 Kg, but check to ensure this applies to the configuration you're considering.

Subaru Outback 2021 Towing capacity

The Subaru Outback’s towing capacity ranges from 1500kg to 2000kg. 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
2.5I AWD SUV 2.5L,ULP,CVT AUTO 1500kg
2.5I AWD Vision Plus Spec Edtn SUV 2.5L,ULP,CVT AUTO 1500kg
AWD SUV 2.5L,ULP,CVT AUTO 2000kg
2.0D AWD SUV 2.0L,Diesel,CVT AUTO 1700kg
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Subaru Outback 2021 Q&As

Check out real-world situations relating to the Subaru Outback 2021 here, particularly what our experts have to say about them.

  • Does the 2021 Subaru Outback Touring have any electronics issues?

    Subaru is firmly committed to the CVT (Constantly Variable Transmission) concept as it gives a theoretical efficiency advantage over conventional transmissions. The catch is that to make the CVT feel less alien, many car-makers (including Subaru) engineer in electronic `ratios’ which kind of sidesteps those theoretical advantages.

    It’s true that Subaru CVTs have experienced some reliability problems in the past, but in the case of the Outback, that appears to mainly affect vehicles built between 2010 and 2015. After that build date, things improved dramatically on the reliability and durability front, not to mention the driveability and comfort offered by the CVT. So we wouldn’t be too concerned about this aspect of the vehicle. Given that you’re buying a brand-new vehicle, you’ll get the full five-year/unlimited-kilometre warranty. And as proof of Subaru’s faith in the CVT concept, for the 2018 facelift of the Outback, the CVT got a seventh `ratio’ and a shorter-pitch chain to reduce cabin noise. So a brand-new Subaru CVT should represent the best the concept has ever been.

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Subaru Outback 2021 Price and Specs

The Subaru Outback 2021 is currently available from $39,880 for the Outback AWD up to $58,888 for the Outback AWD Touring.

Pricing guides

$51,292
Based on 123 cars listed for sale in the last 6 months
Lowest Price
$39,880
Highest Price
$58,888
Subaru Outback Model Body Type Specs Price from Price to
2.0D AWD SUV 2.0L Diesel CVT AUTO $32,800 $42,900
2.0D Premium AWD SUV 2.0L Diesel CVT AUTO $39,300 $50,270
2.5I AWD SUV 2.5L ULP CVT AUTO $30,600 $40,040
2.5I AWD Vision Plus Spec Edtn SUV 2.5L ULP CVT AUTO $32,100 $42,020
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Subaru Outback 2021 Colours

There are colours, and they don't cost you any extra! That's right, paint is a no-cost option no matter the hue you choose, and there are nine colour choices for this new Outback: Storm Grey Metallic, Crimson Red Pearl, Crystal White Pearl, Magnetite Grey Metallic, Ice Silver Metallic, Crystal Black Silica, Dark Blue Pearl, Autumn Green Metallic and Brilliant Bronze Metallic. Some of those options are specific to certain grades, though. 

  • Storm Grey Metallic
  • Crimson Red Pearl
  • Crystal White Pearl
  • Magnetite Grey Metallic
  • Ice Silver Metallic
  • Crystal Black Silica
  • Dark Blue Pearl
  • Autumn Green Metallic
  • Brilliant Bronze Metallic
To confirm current colour availability, please check the manufacturer's website.

Subaru Outback 2021 Dimensions

Dimensions for the 2021 Subaru Outback are dependent on which body type is chosen. The maximum width and height is 1875mm x 1675mm and can vary on the basis of model.

Dimensions for the Subaru Outback 2021 Dimensions  include 1675mm height, 1840mm width, 4820mm length.
Subaru Outback Model Body Type Height x Width x Length Ground Clearance
2.5I AWD SUV 1675x1840x4820 mm 213 mm
2.5I AWD Vision Plus Spec Edtn SUV 1675x1840x4820 mm 213 mm
AWD SUV 1675x1875x4870 mm 213 mm
2.0D AWD SUV 1675x1840x4820 mm 213 mm
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Subaru Outback 2021 Accessories

Subaru doesn't want you to spend extra on roof rails or roof racks. It has fitted them standard to all grades. But if you want things like weather shields, headlight or bonnet protection, or scuff plates, mats and other add-ons, there's a catalogue of goodies available.

Subaru Outback 2021 Boot Space

Boot space capacity is 522 litres (VDA) with five seats up, and that increases to 1267L (VDA) with the rear seat folded down.

Subaru Outback 2021 Boot space Subaru Outback 2021 Boot space

Subaru Outback 2021 Fuel consumption

Fuel consumption for the 2021 Subaru Outback is dependent on the type of engine, transmission, or model chosen. The Subaru Outback currently offers fuel consumption from 6.3 to 9.9L/100km. The Subaru Outback is available with the following fuel types: Diesel and ULP.

Subaru Outback Model Body Type Specs Fuel Consumption
2.0D AWD SUV 2.0L,Diesel,CVT AUTO 6.3L/100km
2.0D Premium AWD SUV 2.0L,Diesel,CVT AUTO 6.3L/100km
2.5I AWD SUV 2.5L,ULP,CVT AUTO 7.3L/100km
2.5I AWD Vision Plus Spec Edtn SUV 2.5L,ULP,CVT AUTO 7.3L/100km
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Subaru Outback 2021 Wheel size

Wheel size for the 2021 Subaru Outback will vary depending on model chosen, although keep in mind that many manufacturers offer alternate wheel sizes as options on many models.The wheel size available will alter the range of tyres available to be fitted.

Subaru Outback Model Body Type Front Tyre Size Front Rim Rear Tyre Size Rear Rim
2.5I AWD SUV 225x60 R18 1 225x60 R18 1
2.5I AWD Vision Plus Spec Edtn SUV 225x60 R18 1 225x60 R18 1
AWD SUV 225x60 R18 1 225x60 R18 1
2.0D AWD SUV 225x65 R17 1 225x65 R17 1
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Subaru Outback 2021 Interior

There's some wow factor in the cabin, with the big new 11.6-inch touchscreen media system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto taking centre stage. It's a crisp, quick and clever unit, and the higher grades have sat nav included, while the top-spec even gets a CD player!

Choose the base grade and you get cloth trim, the mid-spec Sport has water-repellant trim, and the top-end Touring grade has Nappa leather seat trim. Nice!

Subaru Outback 2021 Seats

All Subaru Outback models have five seats, including three back seats wide enough for adults. Got kids? There are dual ISOFIX and three top-tether spots. And in the mid- and high-grade models, the front seats and rear outboard seats are heated, while all grades have front electric seat adjustment for both seats.

Subaru Outback 2021 Seats

Subaru Outback 2021 Speed

There's no claimed 0-100km/h time for the Subaru Outback. With a little more power and torque than before, it's surely going to take less than 10 seconds to 100, but the non-turbo 2.5L model we get is certainly not as quick as the turbo 2.4 sold overseas.