2018 Subaru Outback Review, Engine Specs, Release Date, Performance and Price Tag

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Subaru has always been known as a brand that makes a strong bet on their vehicle’s interior, have a decent exterior, and are not expensive.

After 5 years, Subaru is going to launch their 2018 Subaru Outback. We are expecting them to improve the engine as well as to make their interior even better. From the outside, you’ll be able to see that the new 2018 Subaru Outback will continue with a muscular appearance and a sporty design. Subaru is trying to attract a younger generation of customers.

The Subaru Outback uses many similar components of the Legacy including the chassis, specs, dimensions, and specs. So, although there isn’t a lot of information available, most are just rumors, we can take a look at the Legacy and see what we might get from the new 2018 Subaru Outback.

So, let’s check out everything that is going to change for the 2018 Subaru Outback.

2018 Subaru Outback Release Date

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Subaru just showed the 2018 Subaru Outback on the 2017 Chicago auto show.

If you want to know when a specific model is going to be released, make sure to check out other news releases.

2018 Subaru Outback Price

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One of the things that Subaru tends to do is to increase their prices every year to keep up with the inflation. So, we are expecting the price of the 2018 Subaru Outback to start at around $25,500. Depending on the trim level that you choose, the price can go up to $30,000.

2018 Subaru Outback Redesign and Changes

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As we already mentioned above, Subaru is trying to attract a younger generation of customers. So, with the new 2018 Subaru Outback, they decided to make a clear bet on making it look more sporty.

On the front of the 2018 Subaru Outback, you’ll have a redesigned grille with sharper headlights to make the perfect combination. The headlights should already feature the ultimate LED technology. The air-vents on the front also seem to have been remodeled and they seem bigger.

Looking at the rear of the 2018 Subaru Outback, you’ll see that here’s a new and bigger bumper and the taillights have also been improved.

We are expecting to see 20-inchs wheels that will give the new Outback a more daring look.

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2018 Subaru Outback Specs

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Under the hood of the 2018 Subaru Outback, you can expect to find two different engines. The base level of the vehicle should be a 2.5-liter 4-cylinder engine that is capable of producing 175 of horsepower and 174 pounds-feet of torque. The more powerful engine should be a 3.6-liter that will be able to produce 256 of horsepower and 247 pounds-feet of torque.

Despite there are two different engines, the transmission of the new 2018 Subaru Outback will be the same. You will get a 6-speed gearbox and you can either choose between manual and automatic. The default transmission that is included depends o the part of the world that you live in. For example, if you live in the United States, you’ll probably get the automatic transmission by default.

2018 Subaru Outback Interior

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One of the great changes that the new 2018 Subaru Outback is featuring in on the interior.

You’ll be able to now count with 7 seats, so you’ll have the perfect SUV for a family trip. The cabin is pretty spacious giving all passengers more than enough room for both heads and legs. As if this wasn’t enough, the cargo area is also pretty big which is definitely an extra plus for Subaru.

Inside the 2018 Subaru Outback, you’ll see many aluminum and wood highlights that give the cabin a modern and luxury look. In what concerns with the electronics and technology, the current generation of the Outback suffered a huge upgrade. So, you should only expect to see an upgrade of all the technology that is already being used in this generation. The infotainment framework, that should be mounted on the inside support, should include USB ports, Bluetooth, a smartphone reconciliation system, among others. All 2018 Subaru Outback are expected to come with both Android Auto and Apple Car Play.

On the higher trim levels, you can count with real stitching on the doors panels, seats, and the dash as well as a new and more sporty steering wheel to make the perfect combination with the exterior of the 2018 Subaru Outback.

In terms of safety, the current generation of the Subaru Outback is also already well-equipped. So, there shouldn’t be any major additions except the reinforcement of the safety belts.

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