Best Bet
(4.4) 17 reviews
MSRP: $3,907$11,751
Body Style: Sedan
Combined MPG: 22-25
Engine: 243-hp, 2.5-liter H-4 (premium)
Drivetrain: All-wheel Drive
Transmission: 5-speed automatic w/OD and auto-manual
2007 Subaru Outback

Our Take on the 2007 Subaru Outback

Our Take

The Subaru Outback is a quasi-sport utility vehicle offshoot of the company's Legacy line. Known as sport utility wagons, these Outback variants feature SUV-like styling cues and higher ground clearance. New to Subaru's Outback lineup for 2007 is the Outback 2.5i Basic wagon, a model th... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Ride comfort on rough surfaces
  • Limited offroad capability
  • No low-range gearing

Notable Features

  • Legacy-based construction
  • Turbocharged 2.5 XT Limited wagon
  • Four- or six-cylinder
  • Manual or automatic
  • More ground clearance than Legacy


Our Expert Reviews

Now in its 13th year, the Subaru Outback wagon is still a viable SUV alternative, though its advantages are no longer exclusive in a growing class of wagons and car-based SUVs. Since its inception, the Outback has remained the same size and concept, which I think is justified, but with each year and each new competitor its still-unaddressed quirks get harder to accept. The optional Subaru Intel... Read full review for the 2007 Subaru Outback

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Consumer Reviews


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A Real Automotive Value... No Joke!

by no.radar from Chicago, Illinois on January 7, 2009

We found a 2007 Outback with under 2,000 miles at a local Subaru dealership. The goal was a reliable first car for a college-senior daughter. The Outback--now with over 13,000 miles on it--has proven ... Read Full Review

9 Trims Available

A trim is a style of a vehicle model. Each higher trim has different or upgraded features from the previous trim along with a price increase. Learn more about trims

Trims Explained

When talking about cars, “trims” is a way of differentiating between different versions of the same model. Typically, most start with a no-frills, or “base” trim, and as features are added, or a different engine, drivetrain (gas vs. hybrid, for example) or transmission are included, trim names change and prices go up.

It’s important to carefully check the trims of the car you’re interested in to make sure that you’re getting the features you want, or that you’re not overpaying for features you don’t want.


Crash-Test Reports


There are currently 4 recalls for this car.

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