It doesn’t take much to notice the power and performance that makes every trip in the Subaru Outback a pure joy. The combination of Subaru’s renowned Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive system and horizontally-opposed Boxer engine delivers an incredible driving experience, no matter where your family trips take you. With a low centre of gravity and more grip and control under acceleration, it is this winning combination that will make you feel more confident and engaged behind the wheel of your new Subaru Outback.
And when you want to go the extra mile, the Outback has 213mm of ground clearance and amazing X-mode technology works to coordinate the engine, transmission, Symmetrical AWD and brakes to safely drive over almost any type terrain.
Check out the powerful petrol and diesel engines for your Subaru Outback.p>The 2.5-litre petrol engine provides 129kW of power at 5800rpm and 235Nm@4000rpm of torque. The more powerful 3.6-litre petrol engine in the Outback 3.6R Premium AWD variant, provides 191kW of power at 6000rpm.
Then go even further with the Subaru Outback 2.0-litre direct injection turbocharged four-cylinder DOHC Diesel engine in the Outback 2.0D AWD and 2.0D Premium AWD variants.
Subaru Outback 2.0D AWD shown.
X-Mode improves drivability by providing better control over components like the engine, AWD, and brakes. For example, the Hill Descent Control feature, keeps the vehicle at a constant speed on steep, slippery downhill surfaces.
When the going gets tough, the Subaru Outback gets going.
Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive
Enjoy Subaru’s legendary Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive for better grip.
With the superior grip of the legendary Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive system, a Subaru Outback is ready for adventure. It grips the road with all four wheels, all of the time, giving you tractive capacity, greater precision and even more control.
Subaru Intelligent Drive (SI-Drive)
The Subaru Outback can adapt its driving style to suit your day, thanks to Subaru Intelligent Drive (SI-Drive). Choose from Intelligent (I) mode for everyday driving, Sport (S) mode for enhanced acceleration and sporty performance1 and Sport Sharp (S#) mode for a truly exhilarating drive2.
1. Petrol variants only. Two modes standard on the Subaru Outback 2.5i AWD and 2.5i Premium AWD. 2. Three modes standard on the Outback 3.6R AWD.
Subaru Outback 3.6R AWD shown
Experience a smooth gear change, with no discernable steps or shifts, thanks to the Lineartronic® CVT. The first ever longitudinally mounted system for AWD vehicles, it optimises the gear ratios to the driving conditions - making for a more enjoyable driving experience.
Lineartronic® CVT is extremely responsive whilst traversing winding roads and hills, with super strong pulling power, and incredibly smooth in urban and highway conditions.