If you're stuck deciding between a new Subaru Outback or Subaru Crosstrek model, it all comes down to what you're looking for in your next vehicle. The Subaru Crosstrek is a subcompact crossover SUV, while the Subaru Outback is normally classified as a wagon, but also falls into the midsize SUV segment. There's also differences in performance, features, and other areas that make one model a better choice for some drivers in Chicago than the other. We're going to highlight some of the largest differences so you can easily choose the model that's right for you.

Subaru Outback vs. Subaru Crosstrek

  • The Subaru Crosstrek is more affordable than the Subaru Outback is, making it easier to purchase or lease. The Crosstrek starts at just over $22,000 while the Outback starts at just under $27,000.
  • Both vehicles offer numerous engine options throughout the lineup. The Outback offers more standard horsepower than the Crosstrek does, with 182 vs 152. However, the Crosstrek also offers the same standard engine in the Outback in the Crosstrek Sport and Limited models. The Outback offers an available 2.4-liter turbocharged four-cylinder enigne with 260-horsepower, while the Crosstrek Hybrid model is available with a plug-in hybrid engine that you can charge at home and on the go.
  • The Subaru Crosstrek and Subaru Outback models both come with a standard Starlink multimedia system. The Crosstrek pairs the Starlink system with either a 6.5-inch or available 8-inch touchscreen display. The Outback offers a standard 7-inch or available 11.6-inch touchscreen display. Both vehicles make it easy to connect your smartphone and stay connected on your travels around Oak Lawn.

Explore the New Subaru Outback and Subaru Crosstrek Models at The Autobarn Countryside Subaru Today

We invite you to make the short trip from Broadview to see our entire selection of new Subaru Outback and Crosstrek models in person by visiting us in Countryside, IL to test drive a model of your choice today.

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