Subaru Outback or Crosstrek - Which is Right For You in Countryside, IL


How Does the Subaru Outback Compare to the Subaru Crosstrek? 

At the Autobarn Subaru of Countryside, it's our mission to help everyone drive home in the right vehicle. We proudly offer one of the largest selections of new Subaru models near Chicago and Naperville, but with so many options to choose from, sometimes it can get confusing trying to figure out which model is the best option for you. Both the new Subaru Outback and Subaru Crosstrek are terrific crossover SUV options, but while they share many beneficial similarities, they also have many differences that make one a better fit for you than the other one. To help make your decision clearer and easier on you, we're going to compare the new 2019 Subaru Outback and 2019 Subaru Crosstrek, highlighting some of their major differences while also pointing out their great similarities.

 

  


   
  Subaru Outback

What's the Difference Between the New 2019 Subaru Outback and 2019 Subaru Crosstrek?

 
  • Engine Options: The Outback offers more horsepower and engine options than the Crosstrek does. The Crosstrek comes equipped with a 2.0-liter four-cylinder Boxer engine that produces 152-horsepower. The Outback comes equipped with a standard 2.5-liter four-cylinder Boxer engine that produces 175-horsepower, or an available 3.6-liter six-cylinder Boxer engine that produces 256-horsepower.
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  • Crosstrek Hybrid: The Crosstrek is now available in a hybrid model, while the Outback doesn't offer a hybrid model.
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  • Size: The Outback is larger than the Crosstrek is. The Outback offers 104.5 cubic feet of passenger volume with an added 33.5 cubic feet of cargo space behind the second-row of seats. The Crosstrek is slightly smaller with 100.9 cubic feet of passenger volume and an added 20.8 cubic feet of cargo space behind the second-row.
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  • Safety: The 2019 Subaru Outback comes equipped with a standard Eyesight Driver Assist Technology system on every model, offering adaptive cruise control, pre-collision braking, lane keep assist, and more. The 2019 Crosstrek offers the Eyesight system as an optional feature on every model, but it doesn't come standard.
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  • Towing: The Outback offers allows you to tow more weight than the Crosstrek does, with up to 2,700 pounds of maximum towing in the Outback and up to 1,500 pounds of maximum towing in the Crosstrek.
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  • Price: The new 2019 Subaru Crosstrek starts at a lower price than the new 2019 Subaru Outback.
 
 Subaru Crosstrek
 
 

What Do the 2019 Outback and 2019 Crosstrek Have in Common? 

  • Both the Outback and the Crosstrek come equipped with standard Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive, giving you greater traction, handling and control when traversing winter weather around Chicago and Bensenville, as well as off road terrain outside of Countryside, IL.
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  • Both vehicles offer 8.7-inches of ground clearance, giving you greater visibility of the road and more ability to take on rugged terrain.
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  • Both the Crosstrek and the Outback come with a standard Starlink multimedia system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, providing you with seamless connectivity and control of your mobile device while you drive. 

Learn More About the 2019 Subaru Outback and 2019 Subaru Crosstrek at The Autobarn Subaru of Countryside Today! 

Both the new 2019 Subaru Outback and 2019 Subaru Crosstrek will make great options for drivers all over the greater Chicago area, and the best way to find out which model is right for you is to come join us at The Autobarn Subaru of Countryside to test drive a model of your choice today!

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