You have to hand it Subaru for not resting on its laurels. Just one model year later Subaru has already tweaked an already impressive SUV, the Outback 2.5i. The Premium level really sums what the manufacturer has done. This 5-passenger SUV is a suburbanites dream with the heart of a wagon. Fitted with all the creature comforts like Roof Rails with Cross Bars and Tie Downs, Power Moonroof, Power Lift-gate, dark privacy glass and style appropriate chrome accents, the Outback 2.5i can take on any discerning driver who doesn’t want to fit into anyone’s box.
The Outback could easily be found navigating through the Whole Foods parking lot or through the Redwood National Park via its 2.5-liter Horizontally Opposed, 4-Cylinder Engine without skipping a beat. Worries of giving up a limb at the pump are quelled with a combined 28-MPG (25-city and 33-highway). The Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive is perfect to any terrain the elements can muster up. The adventurous-minded can get the adrenaline fired up with the X-Mode w/Hill Descent. From straightaways to hairpin turns the Outback is no shrinking violet. Features like Fully Independent Raised Suspension and Vehicle Dynamics Control adapt to the road or lack thereof. Traction Control grips when needed. While navigating through the smooth streets or rugged back roads the Outback is not afraid of getting its tires dirty.
Subaru lives up to their slogan of ‘Confidence In Motion’ with an unparalleled commitment to the safety and security of its driver and passengers. Standard features like4-Wheel Disc, Anti-Lock Brakes, 3-Point Seat belts, Brake Override System and Advanced Frontal Air Bag System paired with the optional EyeSight® Driver Assist System that includes: Pre-Collision Braking System, Steering Responsive Fog Lights to help navigate the way, Adaptive Cruise Control, Lane Keep Assistance, Lane Departure Warning and Lane Sway Warning and Pre-Collision Throttle Management System. Subaru is really big on keeping drivers focused on the road ahead so much so that additional optional safety features like Rear Vehicle Detection System, Blind Spot Detection, Rear Cross Traffic Alert, and Lane Change Assist keep you on the straight and narrow. With all the wear and tear Subaru also offers Limited Warranty and Roadside Assistance with 3 Years/36,000 Miles Basic, 5 Years/60,000 Miles Powertrain, 5 Years/Unlimited Mileage Rust Perforation and 3 Years/36,000 24/7 Roadside Assistance.
The Outback is more than a mobile juggernaut it also comfortable to drive and entertaining with the cabin features. The SUBARU STARLINK SAFETY is an innovative app that brings multimedia entertainment like: food, weather, music podcasts, audiobook, and Pandora, etc. to the tip of your fingers and its free the first year. Heated Front Seats, Power everything and leather-wrapped appointments give the Outback a hipster vibe. The center stack houses a vibrant Navigation Infotainment System that features Voice-Activated Control Navigation, SiriusXM System (Travel Link, Weather, Traffic and Sports), Bluetooth Connectivity, Dual Zone Climate Control.
Storage is ample filled with options via a 60/40 Fold-Down Recline Backseat. Whether loading up on flea market finds or camping under a star-filled night, The Outback 2.5i Premium is a smart choice.
MSPR $32,035 For more info visit Subaru here.