Used 2013 Subaru Outback 2.5i SUV Wagon Pros & Cons

Pros & Cons of the 2013 Subaru Outback 2.5i SUV Wagon

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 Pros Phenomenal fuel-economy at 21 mpg in the city and 28 mpg on the highway.

 Pros Seating for five with an abundance of leg and head room.

 Pros Plenty of cargo space, especially with the rear seat folded down.

 Pros Attractive exterior styling appeals to diverse buyers.

 Pros Driver is granted excellent visibility.

 Pros Roof rails are standard.

 Pros Abundance of accessories to add on that are ideal for the outdoor and adventure-lover.

 Pros Ground clearance of 8.7 inches.

 Pros Small turning circle makes parking and maneuvering a breeze.

 Pros All-wheel drive is standard.

 Pros Reputation for safety with the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.

 Pros Option of manual transmission or CVT.

 Pros Less body roll than last year’s model.

 Cons Acceleration and passing abilities don’t offer much confidence on the highway.

 Cons Stiff suspension dictates a stiffer ride.

 Cons Four-cylinder struggles with steep inclines on off-road paths.

 Cons Seats could be a little more comfortable.

 Cons Passenger cabin is pretty boring with an abundance of hard plastic.

 Cons Controls are a little fussy.

 Cons Minimal features come standard.

 Cons Base stereo is nothing to get excited about.

 Cons Towing capacity is only 2,700 pounds.

 Cons Steering is vague.

 Cons Navigation system is not available on this trim.