The upcoming 2020 Subaru Outback is attractive SUV that offers decent design and comfortable ride. Furthermore, the first generation of this model originally called Legacy debuted in late 1989 and this model gain in that time many fans. Later, in 1995 this model is replaced with second-generation called Legacy Grand Wagon in Japan and Legacy Outback in Australia 1996. After many years of modifications, the company released the fifth-generation Outback that appears in 2014 as the 2015-year model.
Furthermore, the sixth generation 2020 Subaru Outback is the model that will get most of the modification. The exterior and interior of this model are updated, and the new model will be offered with two engine variants 4-cylinder and 6-cylinder.
2020 Subaru Outback exterior look and colors
The exterior of this SUV will get most of its modifications at the front if we compare it to the previous model. The redesigned hexagonal grille now has the brand’s logo that sits on the center. Also, it will get some tweaks at the headlights that now comes with LED lighting.
The dimensions of this SUV remain the same as in the current one. It measures wheelbase of 108.1 inches, length of 189,6 in, width 72,4 in and height is 66,1 inches. The standard wheels of this model are 17-inch and buyers can get a bigger one for the additional money.
Thanks to the many color options this model will look even more attractive. This year model will be available with 10 exterior colors that include Crimson Red Pearl, Crystal Black Silica, Crystal White Pearl, Dark Blue Pearl, Heritage Blue Metallic, Ice Silver Metallic, Magnetite Gray Metallic, Tungsten Metallic, Twilight Blue Metallic and Wilderness Green Metallic.
2020 Subaru Outback interior and trims
Interior of this model will also get some updates and everything is now techy. The cabin is also spacious and provides much more space for all passengers.
The forthcoming model 2020 Subaru Outback comes in four main trims base, Premium, Limited and Touring. Furthermore, the base one that is least expensive will offer many features and it will be available with all-wheel drive system with X-Mode for off-roading. It will also get 6-way manual-adjust driver’s seat and there is 6.5-inch touch-screen infotainment system at the center. This system will get Bluetooth and Android Auto/Apple CarPlay connectivity.
However, the Premium one trim will get a much bigger 8-inch screen, 10-way-power driver’s seat, audio system with six speakers, dual-zone climate control and heated front seats.
The last one trim that is also top of the company offer will bring upgraded Harman/Kardon audio system, a voice-activated navigation system and safety in this one is brought to a higher level. The system includes adaptive cruise control, lane keep assist, pre-collision braking system, lane-departure warning and more.
2020 Subaru Outback engine, fuel economy, top speed
Like as the current model, the newest 2020 Subaru Outback comes with two engine variants 4-cylinder and 6-cylinder. The first one is popular 2.5-liter standard 4-cylinder that will give a great output of 175 HP. This type of engine has 174 lb-ft of torque at 4,000 rpm. As of the fuel, it will give EPA city/highway fuel economy of 25/32 mpg.
The next one engine is much more robust, and it comes with powerful 3.6-liter flat-6. This one is able to produce/deliver 256 horsepower and 247 lb-ft of torque at 4,400 rpm. The EPA city/highway fuel economy for this one is 20/27 mpg. Furthermore, both engines will get power through a continuously variable automatic gearbox with steering-wheel-mounted paddle shifters for manual control, and all-wheel drive is standard on both. The AWD system includes X-Mode for low-speed traction and Active Torque Vectoring for better high-speed stability in corners.
Towing capacity and acceleration
However, this model will also have a great towing capacity. All models of the 2020 Subaru Outback are able to maximum tow 2700 pounds. This number is pretty good for such type of the SUV. We also must add that this model has acceleration from 0 to 60 in 7,1 sec, while the top speed is 139 mph.
2020 Subaru Outback price and release date
The Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) of the standard model 2.5i will start at $26,800. If one needs model equipment he can choose the Premium trim that cost $28,900.
However, the last one trim that is the top of the offer is the 4-cylinder Outback Touring model that starts at $38,000 and there is also a 6-cylinder Outback that can easily reach the price of $40,000. It will debut in the middle of 2019. The models that will challenge the 2020 Subaru Outback are Ford Edge, Kia Sorento and Hyundai Santa Fe.