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2008 Subaru Outback

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2008 Base 4dr All-Wheel Drive Wagon
most popular
Price:   -  From $21,995
2008 2.5i 4dr All-Wheel Drive Wagon Price:   -  From $23,595
2008 2.5i L.L. Bean Edition 4dr All-Wheel Drive Wagon Price:   -  From $26,295
2008 2.5i Limited 4dr All-Wheel Drive Wagon Price:   -  From $27,395
2008 2.5i Limited L.L. Bean Edition 4dr All-Wheel Drive Wagon Price:   -  From $28,995
2008 2.5XT Limited 4dr All-Wheel Drive Wagon Price:   -  From $30,995
2008 3.0R L.L. Bean Edition 4dr All-Wheel Drive Wagon Price:   -  From $31,495

Overview

Beginning this year, the Outback is available only as a wagon. It receives external changes to its bumper and lights, changing it into a more urban looking vehicle. It is available with a four cylinder, turbocharged four-cylinder, or a six-cylinder. It has full time all-wheel drive. The five-speed automatic transmission has new manual gear selection paddle shifters. A unique SI-Drive system is also available that allows three different driving modes: "Intelligent," "Sport" and "Sport Sharp". Subaru's already capable safety features receive a standard tire-pressure monitor as well. For 2008, the Subaru Outback is no longer available as a sedan. The interior and exterior also get largely redesigned for 2008.

Specs & Features

Highlights
Overall Crash Safety Rating
Not Available
Engine - Cylinders/Horsepower/Torque
2.5L H-4 / 170 HP / 170 ft.lbs.
Transmission
Standard: 5-spd man w/OD
Available: 4-spd SPORTSHIFT w/OD
Drive Type
Full-time All Wheel
Fuel Economy - City/Highway/Combined
19 / 26 / 22 Mpg
Passenger Capacity
5
Bumper to Bumper Warranty
36 Months / 36,000 Miles
Mechanical Specs
Engine - Cylinders/Horsepower/Torque
2.5L H-4 / 170 HP / 170 ft.lbs.
Drive Type
Full-time All Wheel
Fuel Economy - City/Hwy/Combined
19 / 26 / 22 Mpg
Brakes
4-wheel Disc
Front Suspension
Strut
Rear Suspension
Independent Multi-link
Spare Tire And Wheel
Compact Steel
Fuel Tank
16.9 Gal.
Recommended Fuel Type
Regular Unleaded
Average Cost To Fill Tank
$65
Dimensions & Capabilities
Maximum Cargo Volume
65.4 Cu.ft.
Passenger Volume
98 Cu.ft.
Exterior Length
189.0 "
Exterior Width
69.7 "
Exterior Height
61.6 " / 63.2 "
Front Headroom
40.5 "
Rear Headroom
39.1 "
Front Legroom
44.1 "
Rear Legroom
33.9 "
Front Shoulder Room
54.4 "
Rear Shoulder Room
53.7 "
Front Hip Room
Rear Hip Room
Curb Weight
3,350 Lbs. / 3,375 Lbs.
Wheel Base
105 "
Turning Radius
17.7 '
Exterior Features
Door Count
4 Doors
Wheels
16.0 " Steel
Paint
Clearcoat Monotone
Exterior Mirrors
Dual Power Remote
Bumpers
Body-colored / Front Body-colored
Grille Moldings
Chrome
Rear Spoiler
Lip
Exhaust
Stainless Steel
Interior Features
Seating
Passenger Capacity
5
Seat Trim
Premium Cloth
Front Seat Type
Bucket
Heated Front Seats
Front Driver Seat Direction Controls
6-way
Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls
4-way
Front Armrests
6-way
Rear Armrests
Rear Seats
60-40 Bench
Radio & Infotainment
Radio
Am/fm, Seek-scan / Xm Am/fm/satellite, Seek-scan / Sirius Am/fm/satellite, Seek-scan
Speakers
6 / 7
Radio Steering Wheel Controls
Apple Car Play
Android Auto
Bluetooth w/ Hands-Free Connectivity
Convenience Features
Steering Wheel Type
Telescopic Tilt
Climate Control
Cruise Control
With Steering Wheel Controls
Sun Roof
Rearview Mirror
Day-night / Auto-dimming Day-night
One Touch Open Window
Driver
Tinted Windows
Light
Vanity Mirrors
Dual Illuminated
Remote Keyless Entry
Keyfob (all Doors)
Power Outlets
2
Safety Features
Overall Crash Safety Rating
Not Yet Available
Overall Front Crash Safety Rating
Not Yet Available
Overall Side Crash Safety Rating
Not Yet Available
Rollover Crash Safety Rating
Front Impact Airbags
Driver And Passenger
Driver Side Impact Airbags
Seat Mounted
Knee Airbag
Passenger Side Impact Airbag
Seat Mounted
Rear Side Airbag
Seatbelt Pretensioners
Front
Anti-Lock Brakes
4-wheel Anti-lock Brakes (abs)
Forward Collision Warning
Blind Spot Sensor
Lane Departure Warning
Autonomous Cruise Control
Pedestrian Detection
Driver Attention Alert
Daytime Running Lights
Auto High Beams
Adaptive Headlights
Parking Sensors
Security Systems
Security System
Panic Alarm
Ignition Disable
Immobilizer
Warranty
Bumper To Bumper Months Miles
36 Months / 36,000 Miles
Major Components Months
60 Months / 60,000 Miles
Included Maintenance Months
Roadside Assistance Months
36 Months / 36,000 Miles
Corrosion Perforation
60 Months / Unlimited Miles
Accessories Months

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