2019 Subaru Outback vs. 2019 Subaru Crosstrek

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If you're trying to find the right SUV or wagon for your next trek up to Vail, Subaru has an abundance of options, including the popular 2019 Subaru Outback and 2019 Subaru Crosstrek, both of which are offered with:

Find out which one is the better fit for you with this comparison guide from Glenwood Springs Subaru.

Engine Specs and Fuel Economy

The 2019 Subaru Outback and 2019 Subaru Crosstrek both come standard with the SUBARU BOXER® Engine, but they offer different levels of performance and efficiency:

Subaru Outback


Subaru Crosstrek

2.5L 4-cylinder (175 hp, 174 lb-ft of torque)

Standard Engine

2.0L 4-cylinder (152 hp, 145 lb-ft of torque)

3.6L V6 (256 hp, 247 lb-ft of torque)

Upgraded Engine

Not available

32 mpg highway, 25 mpg city

Max Fuel Economy

33 mpg highway, 27 mpg city

Interior Space and Features

Both of these crossovers come with seating for up to five passengers, but they're suited to different lifestyle needs:

  • Subaru Outback Interior - The Outback has a total interior volume of up to 140.0 cubic feet, including 35.5 cubic feet of dedicated cargo space and a max cargo volume of 73.3 cubic feet.
  • Subaru Crosstrek Interior - The Crosstrek's interior measures 121.7 cubic feet, with 20.8 cubic feet or space dedicated in back and a maximum cargo area of 55.3 cubic feet.


Both Subaru SUVs give you a lot for your money, but the Crosstrek may appeal to those on a budget:

  • Subaru Outback - MSRP from $25,895
  • Subaru Crosstrek - MSRP from $21,795

Which Subaru SUV is Right for Me?

You can lease or finance the 2019 Subaru Outback or Crosstrek right now near Grand Junction at Glenwood Springs Subaru, located at 175 Storm King Road in Glenwood Springs, CO. Our showroom is open and our team is here to help Monday through Saturday, and you can contact us to set up a test drive or learn more about the Subaru Outback maintenance schedule.

Glenwood Springs Subaru

175 Storm King Rd
Directions Glenwood Springs, CO 81601

  • Sales: (970) 964-6460
  • Service: (888) 598-4534
  • Parts: (888) 647-8761

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