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2019 Subaru Outback: Preview, Pricing, Release Date

, Contributing Editor - July 17, 2018
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Model Preview

Now in its fifth model year, the current-generation Subaru Outback returns with light changes on all models. The top changes for 2019 include a new 6.5-inch multimedia system as standard equipment and Subaru EyeSight Driver Assist Technology, which is also now standard.

The new multimedia system includes an improved 6.5-inch screen. It has smartphone integration with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, and comes with Aha, Pandora and STARLINK Cloud Apps. You’ll also find Bluetooth hands-free phone and audio streaming connectivity; and a rearview camera. The updated multimedia system includes a CD player, satellite radio, HD Radio and Travel Link.

Several packages are available, including a driver-assist package with the 2.5i Premium model. This package includes blind spot detection & rear cross traffic alert, a power rear gate and turn signal side mirrors. Building on this package and also available with the 2.5i Premium is a moonroof, navigation system, high beam assist and turn signal side mirrors. The cost for this package is $2,945.

Available on the 3.6R is a package that brings in a moonroof, navigation system, high beam assist, automatic braking and LED steering responsive headlights. The cost for this package is $2,150.

As for the now standard EyeSight Driver Assist Technology Package, it delivers adaptive cruise control, pre-collision automatic braking and throttle management, lane departure warning and lane keep assist.

Standard equipment includes one-touch up/down front power windows, power door locks, a tilt-and-telescopic steering column, a 60/40 split fold-down rear seat, and a security system. Buyers have a choice of four- and six-cylinder BOXER engines. All models have a continuously variable transmission.

Expect a full review closer to launch.

Pricing & Release Date

The 2019 Subaru Outback arrives at dealers this summer. The base model starts at $27,320, including a $975 destination charge in most states.

Subaru offers the 2019 Outback in six trims: 2.5i ($27,320), 2.5i Premium ($29,420), 2.5i Limited ($33,820), 2.5i Touring ($37,770), 3.6R Limited ($35,970) and 3.6R Touring ($39,970).

The Outlook’s competitors include such crossover models as the Ford Edge, Hyundai Santa Fe, Kia Sorento, Dodge Journey and Nissan Murano. Wagon-like models to compare include the Audi Allroad, Volvo V60 and V90, and the Buick Regal TourX.

Learn about the current Outback on sale now »

Pictured: 2019 Outback

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