Fifth-generation design of the World's First Sport Útility Wagon®, wîth standard Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive.
Available in 4-cyl. and 6-cyl. models.
IIHS Top Safety Pick+ wîth available EyeSight® Driver Assist Technology.
New for 2017 Outback Touring, available in both 2.5i and 3.6R models, becomes top trim line and features a comprehensive upgrade over the Limited trim. Exterior distinguished by a dark gray grille insert and 18-in. wheels wîth dark gray accents and machine-finish, low-profile roof rails in a silver finish; black lower cladding wîth chrome insert.
Outback Touring cabin features include exclusive new Java Brown leather-trimmed upholstery wîth contrasting ivory stitching, a heated §teering wheel, unique woodgrain interior finish and piano-black switch panel accents.
Limited and Touring trim models feature standard Blind Spot Detection and Rear Cross Traffic Alert. As well as Reverse Automatic Braking and High Beam Assist, when equipped wîth Eyesight.
Aluminum alloy-wheels now standard for 2.5i base trim.
Air conditioning system refrigerant changed from HFC-134A to more environmentally friendly HFO-1234yf.
Roomiest, most capable Outback ever: 73.3 cu. ft. max. cargo room.
Outback 2.5i features Active Grille Shutter system that helps to improve fuel economy by reducing wind resistance when closed.
Step-type side sills allow easy loading of the roof rails wîth integrated crossbars.
Lineartronic® CVT (continuously variable transmission) standard on all models, featuring §teering wheel paddle switches for 6-speed step shifting.
Standard Active Torque Split version of Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive employs an electronically managed continuously variable hydraulic transfer clutch to actively control torque distribution in response to driving and road conditions.
Active Torque Vectoring, an enhancement of the Vehicle Dynamics Control (VDC) stability and traction control system, contributes to more neutral cornering.
Standard X-Mode, Hill Descent Control and Hill Start Assist expand capability and control on slippery road surfaces and inclines.
Available EyeSight® Driver Assist Technology, which received a 'Superior' rating for front crash prevention from the IIHS, includes Adaptive Cruise Control, Pre-Collision Braking, Vehicle Lane Departure Warning and Lane Keep Assist.
Blind Spot Detection / Rear Cross Traffic Alert System standard on Limited trim line and available for the 2.5i Premium; includes Lane Change Assist.