Taking the latest Subaru Outback to the back roads is never a hard chore. Roomy interior space and comfortable seating always make a journey enjoyable and relaxed. Subaru Outback also has a couple of other features that make it such a great performer; its AWD ability and boxer power provide ample excitement and safety for what’s always going to be an enjoyable trip.
You may have already caught a glimpse of how well the Subaru Outback is suited to Australian roads. “Places We Go” is a TV travel series that’s all about getting out and living a life of fun and adventure. Jennifer Adams and Clint Bizzell are the co-hosts. What do they do the travelling in? They have taken the Subaru Outback on the roads across Australia.
A great match for Australia, you’re sure to be impressed with the Subaru Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive system and the added safety of Vehicle Dynamics Control. With over 210 mm of ground clearance, the Subaru Outback is ready for fun and adventure.
The versatility of the Subaru Outback is shown in its ability to cruise the tarmac in refinement and tackle the off-road tracks with a capability that you would find in a Honda CRV or Citroen C4 Aircross. Combined with a roomy Wagon cabin space that uses a rear seat that offers 60/40 split folding rear seats (that even recline for the rear seat passengers), 1500 kg towing capability and roof rails as standard, the Outback Wagon is a perfect vehicle for fast pace touring over loose chip, or tarmac roads. A lower centre of gravity than the CRV and Aircross gives the Subaru Outback plenty of grip in the corners while lacking the top-heavy feel of a taller SUV vehicle.
Nice ergonomics and excellent seat adjustability give a really nice comfortable driving position. A load of luxury is found in any of the Subaru Outback versions with a Multi-information in-dash satellite navigation system, an AM/FM radio, MP3/WMA/iPod compatibility, a Single CD/DVD player, six speakers, a 7-inch touch screen, Bluetooth wireless technology, handsfree mobile communication, audio streaming, voice command recognition, and USB connection in the front centre console. Electric windows, air-conditioning and cup-holders are standard.
Engine power is delivered instantly from all of the Subaru Boxer engine designs, including the Diesel 2.0-litre turbocharged Boxer engine. So the choices are the 2.0-litre Diesel, a 2.5-litre and 3.6-litre petrol.
Efficiency and grunt come from the turbo-diesel unit. Rated at 110 kW of power at 3600 rpm and 350 Nm of torque at between 1800-to-2400 rpm, it definitely feels swift and effortless in its get-up-and-go. Linked to a six-speed manual transmission, the Outback Diesel and Outback Diesel Premium are both capable of over 1000 km on a single tank of fuel.
Subaru Outback 2.5i and 2.5i Premium models boast a SOHC horizontally-opposed Boxer engine that packs a healthy 123 kW of power at 5600 rpm and a maximum of 229 Nm of torque at 4000 rpm. Here you have the choice of a six-speed manual transmission or a LineartronicTM CVT.
The Subaru Outback 3.6R Premium is the ultimate adventure tourer. Powerful acceleration comes from the 191 kW, 3.6-litre Boxer engine, and the power is applied to AWD traction via a very smooth five-speed automatic transmission – with manual mode.
Premium models offer leather interiors, driving lights and a set of nice wide alloys to finish it off.
Take yourself and the family on a unique holiday with an adventure packed tour in a new Subaru Outback.
The current Subaru Outback models include the:
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