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2009 Subaru Outback

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2009 Subaru Outback
Available in 4 styles:  2009 Subaru Outback 4dr AWD Wagon shown
Asking Price Range
Estimated MPG

17–20 city / 24–27 hwy


Notable Features

  • Plenty of power for the money (GT)
  • Five-speed manual or automatic
  • Coupe or convertible body styles
  • Aluminum trim option
  • Selectable gauge-lighting option
  • New Pony Package for 2006
  • Available Engines:
  • 243-hp, 2.5-liter H-4 (premium)
  • 245-hp, 3.0-liter H-6 (premium)
  • 170-hp, 2.5-liter H-4 (regular gas)
  • Transmissions:
  • 5-speed manual w/OD
  • 4-speed automatic w/OD and auto-manual
  • 4-speed automatic w/OD
  • 5-speed automatic w/OD and auto-manual

Expert Snapshot

What We Like
  • Classic looks
  • Refined handling
  • Ergonomics improved over prior models
  • GT's V-8 power
  • V-8 exhaust note (though some find it excessive)
What We Don't Like
  • V6 automatic disappointing
  • No side-curtain airbag option
  • No light, storage or cupholders in backseat
  • Optional gauges too dim in sunlight
  • Manual gearshift slightly balky
  • Poor rear visibility

4 Styles: View, Compare & Price

Standard Engine

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2.5i 4dr All-wheel Drive Wagon
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4 cyl.
170-hp, 2.5-liter H-4 (regular gas)
Destination charge: $695

2.5i Limited 4dr All-wheel Drive Wagon
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4 cyl.
170-hp, 2.5-liter H-4 (regular gas)
Destination charge: $695

2.5XT Limited 4dr All-wheel Drive Wagon
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4 cyl.
243-hp, 2.5-liter H-4 (premium)
Destination charge: $695

3.0R Limited 4dr All-wheel Drive Wagon
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6 cyl.
245-hp, 3.0-liter H-6 (premium)
Destination charge: $695

* MPG may vary based on maintenance.

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