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2014 Toyota Prius V 2015 Subaru Outback 2014 Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen
#4 in Wagons
#1 in Wagons
#2 in Wagons
5dr Wgn Two (Natl)
  • 5dr Wgn Two (Natl)
  • 5dr Wgn Three (Natl)
  • 5dr Wgn Five (Natl)
2.5i Automatic
  • 2.5i Automatic
  • 2.5i Premium Automatic
  • 2.5i Limited Automatic
  • 3.6R Limited Automatic
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 $26,750 $24,895 $22,095
Invoice $24,902 $23,407 $21,211
Avg. Paid $25,921 $24,445 $21,623

U.S. News Scores

Overall 8.3 9.2 8.7
Critics' Rating 9.0 9.4 9.2
Performance 7.4 8.3 8.5
Interior 8.4 8.6 8.4
Safety 8.5 9.7 9.7
Reliability 3.0 N/A 3.0

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Superb fuel economy among wagons
  • Plenty of cargo and passenger space
  • Extraordinary cargo capacity
  • Large back seat
  • Outstanding traction on muddy/steep terrain
  • High-quality interior
  • Capable handling
  • TDI model gets great fuel economy
Cons
  • Leisurely acceleration
  • Base engine sometimes feels underpowered
  • Sluggish automatic transmission

General Specs

Transmission Automatic Automatic Automatic
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Gas/Electric I-4 1.8 L/110 Regular Unleaded H-4 2.5 L/152 Regular Unleaded I-5 2.5 L/151
MPG 44 City / 40 Hwy 25 City / 33 Hwy 23 City / 30 Hwy

Exterior

Body

Body Style Wagon Wagon Wagon

Dimensions

Wheelbase(in) 109.4 108.1 101.5
Length, Overall (in) 181.7 189.6 179.4
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 69.9 72.4 70.1
Height, Overall (in) 62 66.1 59.2

Doors & Windows

Rear Defrost Standard Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard Standard

Exterior Features

Rear Spoiler Standard Standard Optional

Measurements

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3274 3593 3256

Tires & Wheels

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

Towing

Trailer Hitch Receiver Optional

Interior

Convenience & Comfort

Alarm Optional Standard Standard
Back-Up Camera Standard Standard
Cruise Control Standard Standard Standard
Vehicle Anti-Theft System Standard Standard Standard
Auto-Off Headlights Standard Standard
Interior Cargo Shade Standard Optional Standard
Keyless Start Optional Optional
Luggage Rack Standard Optional
Remote Engine Start Optional Optional
Adjustable Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Steering Wheel Controls Standard Standard Standard
Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel Standard
Trip Computer Standard Standard Standard
Remote Trunk Release Standard Standard
Universal Garage Door Opener Optional
Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Front Floor Mats Optional Standard Standard
Keyless Entry Standard Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard Standard
Electrochromic rearview mirror Optional
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.) 97.2 108.1 91.7
Front Head Room (in) 39.6 40.8 38.4
Front Leg Room (in) 41.3 42.9 41.1
Front Shoulder Room (in) 55.9 58.1 54.8
Front Hip Room (in) 53.5 55.5
Second Head Room (in) 38.6 38.9 38.1
Second Leg Room (in) 35.9 38.1 35.5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 55.2 57.3 53.1
Second Hip Room (in) 53.5 55
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (cu. ft.) 67.3 73.3 66.9
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (cu. ft.) 34.3 35.5 32.8
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (cu. ft.) 34.3 35.5 32.8

Entertainment

AM/FM Stereo Standard Standard Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input Standard Standard Standard
CD Player Standard Standard Standard
HD Radio Standard
MP3 Player Standard Standard Standard

Heating & Cooling

Climate Control Standard
A/C Standard Standard Standard

Navigation & Communication

Wireless Cell Phone Hookup Standard Standard Standard

Seats

Cloth Seats Standard Standard Standard
Heated Driver Seat Standard
Driver Lumbar Standard Standard
Passenger Lumbar Standard
Power Driver Seat Standard
Power Passenger Seat 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
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 Gas/Electric I-4 Regular Unleaded H-4 Regular Unleaded I-5
Displacement 1.8 L/110 2.5 L/152 2.5 L/151
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 134 @ 5200 175 @ 5800 170 @ 5700
Torque (Net @ RPM) 105 @ 4000 174 @ 4000 177 @ 4250
Transmission CVT w/OD CVT w/OD Automatic w/OD
Turning diameter 36.1 36.1 35.8

Fuel

Hybrid Fuel Standard
Gasoline Fuel Standard Standard
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 44 25 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 40 33 30
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 11.9 18.5 14.5

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front Strut Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear Torsion Beam Double Wishbone Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Strut Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Torsion Beam Double Wishbone Multi-Link

Transmission

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