Whether it’s about tackling muddy terrains or rolling over city roads, comfort will remain unhampered. This is what makes the 2017 Subaru Outback an elementary force to reckon with. Claims hold – “2017 Subaru Outback comes with go-everywhere ability”. Here’s a look at some of its specs and features.
2017 Subaru Outback Engine
Outback comes with 2 engine variants. They are as follows:
The first being a 2.5-liter 4-cylinder SUBARU BOXER engine. Its power output measures 175 HP along with 174 lb-ft of torque. EPA ratings are 25 mpg for city and 32 mpg on highways.
The second engine variant is a 3.6-liter 6-cylinder unit which notches 256 HP of power and 247 lb-ft of torque capacity. EPA measurements hold 20 mpg in city and 27 mpg on highways.
Transmission comes in the form of a Lineartronic CVT with a 6-speed manual gear shifts. Its rate of acceleration measured 0-60 mph in 7 seconds.
Subaru Outback 2017 comes in 6 different trims. They are:
- Subaru Outback 2.5i Premium
- 2.5i Limited
- 2017 Subaru Outback 2.5i Touring
- 3.6r Limited
- 2017 Subaru Outback 3.6r Touring
The first 4 trims will come with the 2.5-liter 4-cylinder SUBARU BOXER engine while the last couple will host the 3.6-liter 6-cylinder powerplant.
Leaving aside its mechanical specs here are some other fascinating characteristics of the 2017 Subaru Outback.
2017 Subaru Outback Interior
This new 2017 Outback comes with 143.6 cubic feet accommodation cabin. Its interior room comprises of soft touches and with high end components. Driver’s seat is power adjusted. Furthermore its 60/40 seat split and cargo release levers ensure that there is ample room for stuff, pets and other personal belongings.
This new Subaru Outback 2017 line-ups come with power rear gate which is controlled via an option which is present on the key fob. It is also available on your smoothened dashboard. This power gate is also adjustable in terms of its elevation.
For a luxurious feel and uplifting your adventurous spirit, the new 2017 Outback comes with quality-proven trimmed Java Brown perforated leather upholstery. It is mated with ivory contrast stitching. This is applicable both for seats, its power steering wheels and also its shift handles.
Safety and Multimedia Specs
SUBARU STARLINK feature – This feature comes stacked with outstanding safety features namely
- Automatic collision notifiers
- Upgraded roadside assistance system
- Stolen vehicle recovering system
VDC – It means vehicle dynamics control, and it assists in better stability and handling. Helps monitor braking and steering to keep the auto as per the path of the driver.
Blind Spot Detection and back end traffic notifier – With the aid of radar sensors, blind spot detection system aids in giving you a clear visual of areas which are difficult to see. Whereas its back end traffic system helps you know about incoming traffic both sideways and rear end.
Price and Competition
The price of the Subaru Outback 2017 is set at a starting value of $25.645 with high-end trims costing more. Competition may come in the form of Mazda CX-5 and Jeep Cherokee. This model is already available in the market.