Subaru were the first manufacture to offer the ‘estate off-roader’ 25 years on the latest and sixth generation gets an overhaul. Although the differences are look slight but they may well add up to big changes.
The Outback retains the last gen look but is now a lot more cleaner in its style and Subaru are promising a much more upmarket feel to the interior.
For the UK the Outback engine range comprises of Subaru’s trademark four cylinder boxer powerplants.
Big petrol engines are no longer the first choice for mainstream UK car buyers but Subaru will still offer the 2.5-liter, naturally aspirated petrol / gasoline unit. Tight-wads still get the good old 2.0-litre, 148bhp turbo-diesel option.
Transmissions include either a six speed manual or CVT although the latter option is available only for the diesel version the petrol model is offered with just a CVT gearbox.
Subaru have made sure you get plenty of standard equipment entry level SE trim highlights include 17-inch alloys, touchscreen infotainment, heated seats and torque vectoring,
Of course going up the specification ladder means more toys, SE Premium will gain you larger 18-inch alloys, full-leather seats, powered rear tailgate, a sunroof and push-button start.
In the UK the Outback will comprise of a six model range, the entry level 2.0D SE will cost £27k. The most expensive car in the range will set you back £32 for the 2.0D SE Premium the CVT.
The all new Subaru Outback will be available to order in the UK in Q1 2015.