The company is on a roll of revamping its products and the 2018 Subaru Outback is the third one to be revamped after Legacy and WRX. The Outback will be holistically modified in practically all aspects one can think with the design witnessing only minor changes.
2018 Subaru Outback – Design Changes
The front of the 2018 Subaru Outback will have the grille which will be wider and placed at a height lower than its previous models. The overall theme of the upcoming Outback is going to be more spirited and adventurous and the changes that have been made are keeping in line with the theme. The headlights will also be modified which is going to give them more aggressive look. The logo will be placed in the center. To maintain the overall theme minor changes have also been made on the rear of the new Outback.
There will be a bunch of improvements that are aimed at making the 2018 Subaru Outback more luxurious and more refined. The dampers for suspension have been tweaked to make the ride smoother for everyone. The powered steering wheel has been improved to make it more responsive. On two trims there will be accents on the seats as well as the door panels.
All trims will have black accents with the silver bezel. There will be four color options which will be available for the interiors. The size of the screen of central infotainment system has been increased from 6.2 inches to 6.5 inches.
The touchscreen will be also introduced for the first time. The central unit will have Wi- Fi, Bluetooth as well as navigation app. Overall, the feel of the interior of the 2018 Subaru Outback is going to be more refined. The Outback will have a high-quality audio system.
The 2018 Subaru Outback will come with two engine options. One engine will be a 2.5 liters flat four engine. The other option will be a 3.6 liters flat six engine. The hp and the torque output of the 2.5 liters engine will be 175 hp and 174 lb.-ft. respectively. The horsepower and torque output of the 3.6 liters engine will be 256 hp and 247 lb.-ft.
The new Outback also has standard all- wheel drive which has been present in the previous models as well. The 2.5 liters engine will be available in four trim while the 3.6 liters engine will be available in the highest trim only.
Availability and Price of the 2018 Subaru Outback
The newest Subaru Outback should be available in the mid of the upcoming year. But, the company may launch it in some countries in the first quarter of the upcoming year.
The price of the Subaru Outback will vary between $28,000- $40,000 which will depend on the trim as well as the additional features that may be customized in the Outback according to the requirements of the customers.