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2014 Subaru Outback 2013 Acura TSX Sport Wagon 2014 Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen
   
#2 in Wagons
2.5i Automatic
  • 2.5i Manual
  • 2.5i Automatic
  • 2.5i Premium Manual
  • 2.5i Premium Automatic
  • 2.5i Limited Automatic
  • 3.6R Limited Automatic
Automatic
  • Automatic
  • Automatic with Technology Package
4dr Auto S SportWagen
  • 4dr Manual S SportWagen
  • 4dr Auto S SportWagen
  • 4dr Auto SE SportWagen
  • 4dr Manual TDI SportWagen
  • 4dr Auto SE with Sunroof SportWagen
  • 4dr DSG TDI SportWagen
  • 4dr Manual TDI with Sunroof SportWagen
  • 4dr Manual TDI with Sunroof & Navigation SportWagen
  • 4dr DSG TDI with Sunroof SportWagen
  • 4dr DSG TDI with Sunroof & Navigation SportWagen
 

Prices

MSRP $24,495 $31,860 $22,095
Invoice $23,040 $29,968 $21,211
Avg. Paid N/A $23,483 $21,671

U.S. News Scores

Overall 8.6 8.3 8.7
Critics' Rating 8.8 8.4 9.2
Performance 8.4 8.3 8.5
Interior 8.6 8.1 8.4
Safety 9.4 9.0 9.7
Reliability 3.5 4.0 3.0
Operating Cost N/A 8.0 N/A

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Comfortable ride
  • Standard all-wheel drive
  • Roomy back seat
  • Sporty handling
  • Premium interior materials
  • Many standard features
  • High-quality interior
  • Capable handling
  • TDI model gets great fuel economy
Cons
  • Complicated navigation system
  • Cramped rear seats
  • Sluggish automatic transmission

General Specs

Transmission Automatic Automatic Automatic
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive Front-Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Regular Unleaded H-4 2.5 L/152 Gas I4 2.4L/144 Regular Unleaded I-5 2.5 L/151
MPG 24 City / 30 Hwy 22 City / 30 Hwy 23 City / 30 Hwy

Exterior

Body

Body Style Wagon Wagon Wagon

Dimensions

Wheelbase(in) 107.9 106.4 101.5
Length, Overall (in) 189 189.2 179.4
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.7 72.4 70.1
Height, Overall (in) 65.8 57.9 59.2

Doors & Windows

Rear Defrost Standard Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard Standard

Exterior Features

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

Measurements

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3459 3599 3256

Tires & Wheels

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

Towing

Trailer Hitch Receiver Optional

Interior

Convenience & Comfort

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

Dimensions

Passenger Capacity 5 5 5
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 105.4 94.4 91.7
Front Head Room (in) 40.8 37.6 38.4
Front Leg Room (in) 43 42.4 41.1
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.3 57.8 54.8
Front Hip Room (in) 54.5 55.6
Second Head Room (in) 39.3 36.9 38.1
Second Leg Room (in) 37.8 34.3 35.5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.1 56.1 53.1
Second Hip Room (in) 53.9 54.2
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (cu. ft.) 71.3 66.2 66.9
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (cu. ft.) 34.3 31.5 32.8
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (cu. ft.) 34.3 32.8

Entertainment

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

Heating & Cooling

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

Navigation & Communication

Wireless Cell Phone Hookup Standard Standard Standard

Seats

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

Safety

Airbags

Driver Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Side Head Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Rear Head Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Side Air Bag Standard Standard Standard

Brakes

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

Safety Features

Brake Assist Standard Standard Standard
Electronic Stability Control Standard Standard Standard
Daytime Running Lights Standard Standard Standard
Child Safety Locks Standard Standard Standard
Integrated Turn Signal Mirrors Standard Standard
Traction Control Standard Standard Standard

Mechanical

Engine & Performance

All Wheel Drive Standard
Front Wheel Drive Standard Standard
4 Cylinder Engine Standard Standard
5 Cylinder Engine Standard
Engine Type Regular Unleaded H-4 Gas I4 Regular Unleaded I-5
Displacement 2.5 L/152 2.4L/144 2.5 L/151
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 173 @ 5600 201 @ 7000 170 @ 5700
Torque (Net @ RPM) 174 @ 4100 170 @ 4300 177 @ 4250
Transmission CVT w/OD Automatic w/Manual Shift Automatic w/OD
Turning diameter 36.8 36.7 35.8

Fuel

Gasoline Fuel Standard Standard Standard
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 24 22 23 (Est)
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 30 30 30 (Est)
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.5 18.5 14.5

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front Strut Double Wishbone Strut
Suspension Type - Rear Double Wishbone Multi-link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Strut w/Coil Springs Strut
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Double Wishbone w/Coil Springs Multi-Link

Transmission

Automatic Standard Standard Standard
Automatic Transmission w/Manual Mode Standard Standard Standard
5-Speed Automatic Standard
6-Speed Automatic Standard
Continuously Variable Trans Standard