2018 Subaru Outback vs Ford Explorer vs Toyota Highlander

The 2018 Subaru Outback offers exceptional utility that makes it a great competitor when compared to more expensive SUVs. High fuel economy and responsive handling make it a top model for those who love to drive, but that isn't all that matters. In order to top the industry, the Subaru Outback has to take down some of the biggest names in the segment. Check out how it compares to the Ford Explorer and Toyota Highlander.

2018 Subaru Outback vs 2018 Ford Explorer

  • ·         When it comes down to price, the Subaru Outback costs thousands less than the Ford Explorer.
  • ·         Earning exceptional fuel economy in an SUV isn't easy, but the Subaru Outback serves as an exception to the rule. The 2018 model earns up to an EPA-estimated 25/32 mpg city/highway, easily topping the Explorer's EPA-estimated 17/24 mpg city/highway.*
  • ·         When it comes to handling, the Subaru Outback easily bests the Ford Explorer. The Outback features a 36.1-foot curb-to-curb turning diameter, three feet less than the Explorer.


2018 Subaru Outback vs 2018 Toyota Highlander

  • ·         Much like with the Explorer, the Subaru Outback starts at a lower MSRP and earns better fuel economy when compared to the Toyota Highlander.
  • ·         The Subaru Outback offers better utility with an impressive 2,700-lb. maximum towing capacity. The Toyota Highlander tops out at just 1,500 lb. when properly equipped.
  • ·         In addition to higher efficiency and superior capability, the Subaru Outback also features a standard all-wheel drive system that improves handling and safety in all road conditions.

Taking on one of the most popular segments in the automotive industry is no easy task, but the 2018 Subaru Outback certainly seems up to the challenge. Impressive utility and high efficiency at an affordable price make it a great choice for families who love to travel. Stop in at Schlossmann Subaru City to test drive the Subaru Outback.

*EPA-estimated fuel economy. Actual mileage will vary.

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