The most recent model from Subaru named Outback will hit the dealerships redesigned in almost every segment. We can expect a lot of changes compared to the previous model, and our opinion is that all the customers will be satisfied with the recently developed model. Almost everything is designed in order to improve the driving experience and also vehicle’s versatility. Thanks to this model that was the world got the category of sports utility wagons, now we have the crossovers with the rugged styling. Among all sport-utility wagons, the most recent vehicle will offer the most interior space. Something more about that a little bit later. The exterior will be also improved and we can expect some slight changes up front. If you want to learn something more about the new 2018 Subaru Outback, you should stay here and read the following review. Let’s start from the exterior design.
2018 Subaru Outback Exterior design
The exterior design of the forthcoming model will be exceptional as always. Now just imagine the previous Outback model with the improvements from the outside, and you will see how nice this model looks. It is not only rugged style, but we can now also expect a more stylish appearance. However, this model will provide bolder and more rugged look compared to the previous Outback. At the first glance, it looks like this model is a little bit wider. It is certain that we can expect lower and wider grille openings. This model will further provide totally new bumper. Above it, this model has nicely designed grille.
The word is about the hexagonal grille that we used to see in the previous model. The headlights are really strong. They will have C-shape and they will be powered with the Koji daytime LED running lights which are an improvement compared to the previous vehicle. Up front, we can expect improved front cladding that will certainly improve protection from mud and stones when you drive in off road conditions. At the sides, the anticipated Outback will ride on standard 17-inch alloy wheels. Furthermore, all the Limited and Touring models will ride on 18-inch alloy wheels.
Subaru Outback 2018 Interior design
The interior design of the coming 2018 Outback will be very nice, and we can expect some changes from the inside. First of all, this model will provide more space inside the cabin compared to the previous one. First of all, we have to say that this model will provide 108.1 cubic feet, plus 35.5 cubic feet behind the back seats. Also, this model has 60/40-split fold-down. The load floor will be nearly flat. All trims of the newly model will provide better materials inside. More precisely, we can expect new premium and lightweight materials. Thanks to that fact, the total weight of this model is reduced. Fuel consumption is also improved. When it comes to some systems, this model will provide so many high-tech features as well as a lot of safety features. There will be a lot of driver-assist features which means improved safety in every segment.
Also, this model has new Steering-Responsive Headlights. The drive in the newly model will be better, more responsive and quieter. At the center of the dashboard, we can see available STARLINK 8-inch display screen, while standard remains STARLINK 6.5″ display screen. Comfort will be on the premium level thanks to the seats with the leather upholstery. We can also notice some stitching detail to the seats, as well as to the door panels. Dual zone climate control will be standard, while we can also expect navigation, premium infotainment system, as well as many others as well. We can see SUBARU STARLINK Multimedia system with the iPod control, Bluetooth wireless, smartphone integration with (Apple CarPlay and Android Auto).
Engine and Performance
Beneath the bonnet, this model will be powered by a 2.5-liter BOXER engine that will be capable of producing 174 lb-ft peak torque as well as 175 ponies. Thanks to the Active Grille Shutter system, the fuel consumption will be improved. There will be one more engine and the word is about the DOHC 3.6-liter 6-cylinder BOXER engine with the 256 horsepower and 247 lb-ft of peak torque. Both engines will be mated to a standard Lineartronic CVT with the paddle shift control switches and a seven-speed manual mode.
Price and Release date
This model will be released this summer. When it comes to prices, it will have a starting price of around $26.000.
2018 Subaru Outback photos