2016 Subaru Outback Engine, Price, Interior

2016 model year will not bring anything significant for the mid-size SUV Outback. The main reason for low level of news is in fact that this model already had its major redesign for 2015 model year, and current model is still new and attractive. Following the biggest automotive brands it is easy to see that the changes on their model usually happen based on certain scheme. This goes in favor of Subaru’s models. Their models, as majority in this industry, usually go unchanged for a model year that follows some big change. 2016 Subaru Outback is no exception to that rule. Changes that might happen for this model will include new color choices, and, perhaps, feature’s shuffling.

2016 Subaru Outback front

2016 Subaru Outback exterior and interior

The Outback SUV is based on Legacy sedan, and the connection between these two is visible in their body lines. Spacious and elegant are the first two characteristics that will come to your mind when you check the 2016 Subaru Outback. Round and sleek body lines contribute to overall appearance of this SUV. However, designers didn’t have only appearance of the Outback on their minds. This model also reflects practicality, which is very important, and often the main reason for the purchase of a new vehicle.

Interior is highly equipped and greatly designed. Offering great cargo space, the interior also offers enough room for passengers, making the Outback one of the most comfortable SUVs in its category. Beside comfort, new Outback offers numerous convenience features which, among others, include power windows and mirrors, cruise control, climate control, rearview camera… As part of audio and entertainment equipment, Outback comes equipped with audio system with 6.2-inch touch-screen, Aha, iHeart Radio, Pandora, Bluetooth and USB.

2016 Subaru Outback interior

2016 Subaru Outback engine and mpg

New 2016 Subaru Outback offers better ride dynamic. It is quieter and more comfortable during the ride, thanks to last year’s improved suspension. It comes equipped with same engines as its predecessor, and in performance segment, it is completely the same as 2015 Outback. Both engines come mated to a steering wheel-mounted paddle shifters, and all-wheel drive.

Base engine is a 2.5-liter in-line-4 with 175 horsepower and 174 lb-ft of torque. With this engine 2016 Subaru Outback will be able to return 25 mpg in the city and 33 mpg on the highway.

Optional engine is a 3.6-liter flat-6 with much stronger output of 256 horsepower and 247 lb-ft of torque. Coupled with this engine the Outback will return 20 mpg in the city and 27 mpg on the highway.

2016 Subaru Outback side

2016 Subaru Outback price and release date

When it comes to release date and price of the upcoming 2016 Subaru Outback, there is no official info yet. Even though, the company hasn’t confirmed any rumors, we believe that new Outback will be released during the last quarter of this year, and its sales should start by the end of this year, or early on next. The price will stay in the same range, due to low level of changes, which potentially affect the price tag. This means that buyers will be able to purchase new Outback at base price of $26,000, approximately.

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One Response to 2016 Subaru Outback Engine, Price, Interior

  1. Carmen Tartaglia says:

    I am seriously considering buying a new Outback but will not deal until I see 2016 model . I would like to know release date. Thanks

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