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2009 Subaru Outback 2009 Audi A6 Wagon 2009 Audi A4 Wagon
     
2.5i Automatic
  • 2.5i Manual
  • 2.5i Automatic
  • 2.5i Special Edition Manual
  • 2.5i Special Edition Automatic
  • 2.5i Limited
  • 2.5i Limited with Navigation
  • 2.5XT Limited Manual
  • 3.0R Limited
  • 2.5XT Limited Automatic
  • 3.0R Limited with Navigation
  • 2.5XT Limited with Navigation
4dr Avant Wgn 3.0L quattro Premium
  • 4dr Avant Wgn 3.0L quattro Premium
  • 4dr Avant Wgn 3.0L quattro Premium Plus
  • 4dr Avant Wgn 3.0L quattro Prestige
4dr Wgn Auto 2.0T quattro Prem
  • 4dr Wgn Auto 2.0T quattro Prem
  • 4dr Wgn Auto 2.0T quattro Prem Plus
  • 4dr Wgn Auto 2.0T quattro Prestige

Prices

MSRP $23,295 $53,310 $34,850
Invoice $21,932 $49,579 $32,410
Avg. Paid $12,340 $27,150 $18,484

U.S. News Scores

Overall 8.3 8.5 8.4
Critics' Rating 8.7 9.2 9.5
Performance 8.0 8.0 8.8
Interior 7.8 8.2 8.3
Operating Cost 7.6 7.1 7.5
Safety 9.4 10.0 10.0
Reliability 4.0 4.0 3.0

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Composed handling
  • Standard all-wheel drive
  • Large cargo space
  • High safety score for the class
  • High reliability score among classmates
  • Improved all-wheel drive system
  • Standard all-wheel drive
  • Excellent safety score
  • High fuel economy rating for the class
Cons
  • Tight back seat
  • Complicated multi-media interface
  • Complicated MMI infotainment system
  • Not much cargo space for the class

General Specs

Transmission Automatic Automatic Automatic
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive All-Wheel Drive All-Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Gas 4-Cyl 2.5L/150 Gas V6 3.0L/183 Gas I4 2.0L/- TBD -
MPG 20 City / 26 Hwy 17 City / 25 Hwy 21 City / 27 Hwy

Exterior

Body

Body Style 4 Door Wagon 4 Door Wagon 4 Door Wagon

Dimensions

Wheelbase(in) 105.1 111.9 110.6
Length, Overall (in) 188.7 194.0 185.2
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 69.7 73.0 71.9
Height, Overall (in) 63.2 57.6 56.2

Doors & Windows

Rear Defrost Standard Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard Standard

Exterior Features

Sun/Moon Roof Standard Standard
Panoramic Roof Standard
Power Tilt/Sliding Sunroof Standard Standard
Rear Spoiler Standard

Measurements

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3365 - TBD - 3814

Tires & Wheels

Tires - Front All-Season Standard Standard Standard
Tires - Front Performance Standard
Tires - Rear All-Season Standard Standard Standard
Tires - Rear Performance Standard
Compact Spare Tire Standard
Full Size Spare Tire Standard
Tire Pressure Monitoring System Standard Standard Standard
Aluminum Wheels Optional Standard Standard
Wheel Locks Optional Optional Optional
Steel Wheels Standard
Wheel Covers Standard

Towing

Trailer Hitch Receiver Optional

Interior

Convenience & Comfort

Alarm Optional Standard Standard
Auxiliary Pwr Outlet Standard Standard Standard
Cruise Control Standard Standard Standard
Vehicle Anti-Theft System Standard
Fog Lamps Optional Standard Standard
Auto-Off Headlights Standard Standard
Interior Cargo Shade Optional
Luggage Rack Optional
Front Reading Lamps Standard
Rear Reading Lamps Standard
Remote Engine Start Optional
Adjustable Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Steering Wheel Controls Standard
Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel Standard Standard
Trip Computer Standard
Universal Garage Door Opener Optional Standard Optional
Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Rain Sensing Wipers Standard
Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Front Floor Mats Standard Standard Standard
Rear Floor Mats Standard Standard Standard
Keyless Entry Standard Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard Standard
Electrochromic rearview mirror Optional
Heated Exterior Driver Mirror Standard Standard
Heated Mirrors Standard Standard
Heated Exterior Passenger Mirror Standard Standard
Power Driver Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Power Passenger Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Driver Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Driver Illuminated Vanity Mirror Standard Standard
Passenger Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Illuminated Visor Mirror Standard Standard
Power Steering Standard Standard Standard

Dimensions

Passenger Capacity 5 5 5
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 97.4 - TBD - - TBD -
Front Head Room (in) 40.5 40.6 40.0
Front Leg Room (in) 44.1 41.3 41.3
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.4 57.1 55.5
Front Hip Room (in) 51.0 - TBD - - TBD -
Second Head Room (in) 39.1 38.5 37.5
Second Leg Room (in) 33.9 36.9 34.3
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.7 55.9 54.3
Second Hip Room (in) 52.6 - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (cu. ft.) 66.2 - TBD - 50.5
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (cu. ft.) 33.5 33.9 17.3
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (cu. ft.)

Entertainment

AM/FM Stereo Standard Standard Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input Standard Standard Standard
CD Changer Standard Optional
CD Player Standard Standard Standard
MP3 Player Standard Standard Optional
Satellite Radio Optional Standard Standard
Premium Sound System Optional

Heating & Cooling

Climate Control Standard Standard
Dual Zone A/C Standard
A/C Standard Standard Standard

Navigation & Communication

Wireless Cell Phone Hookup Standard Optional
Cell Phone Optional

Seats

Cloth Seats Standard
Leather Seats Standard Standard
Heated Driver Seat Standard Optional
Heated Passenger Seat Standard Optional
Heated Rear Seat Optional
Driver Lumbar Standard Standard
Passenger Lumbar Standard
Power Driver Seat Standard Standard
Power Passenger Seat Standard Standard
Pass-Through Rear Seat Standard Standard
2nd Row Bench Seat Standard Standard
Bucket Seats Standard Standard Optional

Safety

Airbags

Driver Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Air Bag On/Off Switch Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Side Head Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Rear Head Air Bag Standard Standard
Side Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Rear Body Air Bag Optional

Brakes

4-Wheel ABS Standard Standard Standard
4-Wheel Disc Brakes Standard Standard Standard

Safety Features

Brake Assist Standard
Electronic Stability Control Standard Standard Standard
Auto-On Headlights Standard
Daytime Running Lights Standard Standard
Child Safety Locks Standard Standard Standard
Traction Control Standard Standard Standard

Mechanical

Engine & Performance

All Wheel Drive Standard Standard Standard
4 Cylinder Engine Standard Standard
V6 Cylinder Engine Standard
Supercharged Standard
Turbocharged Standard
Engine Type Gas 4-Cyl Gas V6 Gas I4
Displacement 2.5L/150 3.0L/183 2.0L/- TBD -
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 169 @ 4400 300 @ 5100 211 @ 5300-6000
Torque (Net @ RPM) 175 @ 6000 310 @ 2500 258 @ 1500-4200
Transmission Automatic, Automatic w/OD Tiptronic
Turning diameter 35.4 39.0 37.4

Fuel

Gasoline Fuel Standard Standard Standard
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20 17 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 26 25 27
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16.9 21.1 16.9

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Four-Link 4-Link
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Trapezoidal-Link Trapezoidal Link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Lower L-Arms w/Stabilizer Bar
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/antisquat w/Stabilizer Bar

Transmission

Automatic Standard Standard Standard
Automatic Transmission w/Manual Mode Standard Standard Standard
4-Speed Automatic Standard
6-Speed Automatic Standard Standard