These vehicles are equipped with certain air bag inflators assembled as part of the passenger frontal air bag modules used as original equipment or replacement equipment. Worse I have gotten was 19mpg heavy snow, bad traffic, and very cold. We immediately took the car out for a drive and even though I didn't end up purchasing that particular car, I would work with Mike again if another one showed up. It's rated at 26 mpg combined 24 mpg city, 30 mpg highway , pretty good for an all-wheel-drive mid-size crossover. For 2014, Subaru offers the Outback in four trim levels: 2. I would give Maddy 100% with her no aggressive approach and knowledge of the vehicle.
The feel of the Outback's steering is only average, but the roadholding compensates for that--and Subaru has fitted sturdy all-weather tires to handle a wide range of road surfaces and climates, so they're not optimized for maximum grip. See the results in the table. Overall: I cannot say enough good about this car. A very pleasant experience so far. He understood my situation and was extremely helpful to me. Both headroom and legroom in both rows is adequate even for tall adults, and the reclining rear seat adds flexibility as well.
It drives like a dream, holds the road in bad weather, has heated seats, heated side mirrors and heated windshield wipers. The Outback carries over with minimal changes for 2014. Average time on market: 47 days Certified Pre-Owned: No Transmission: 5-Speed Automatic Color: White Description: Used 2014 Subaru Outback 3. The salesman spent as much time as I needed to learn about the car before I drove it off the lot. I like that I have all wheel drive at all times and that I have tons of room on the inside.
The 2010-2014 Outback comes with a non-turbo 2. The installation instructions are provided with the kit. On-road behavior was improved last year by a retuned suspension and some structural stiffening added to the body, which managed to reduce body roll at the same time it made the ride smoother and the cornering slightly more agile. If you really do care about stoplight drag races, this is the engine to pick--but you'll pay the price in low fuel efficiency. It's very reliable and offers a roomy, versatile interior. Headlight bulbs go often and are difficult to replace the access is from the wheel well. It's rated at 173 horsepower and 170 lb-ft of torque, marginally better than its similarly-sized predecessor.
Owners may contact Subaru customer service at 1-844-373-6614. The Outback is now in its fourth-generation of what Subaru likes to call the world's first sport utility wagon. Does not flash at dealer and they find no problem. We drove the vehicle for a while, in normal city driving and on the highway, the Outback feels stable and secure. Best road I have taken my Outback on was that of Mt. I felt my cell phone updates quicker and I already had a portable navigation. .
Another new feature last year was the optional EyeSight driver-assistance, which bundles adaptive cruise control, lane-departure warning, and pre-collision braking. Safety features should be a la carte. The legroom comes from a longer wheelbase than previous Outback models though overall length stayed the same and a taller roofline, boosting headroom. One of the few competing vehicles that matches the Outback for nimble handling is the new 2013 Ford Escape--a compact crossover that's admittedly one car class smaller than the mid-size Outback. If the vehicle is used for repeated trailer towing, differential and transmission fluids must be changed more often. The Outback will comfortably hold five adults, and even with the front seats pushed back on their tracks, there's enough legroom for six-footers in the rear seat.
I feel unsafe with this, my wife drives this mostly and it doesn't bother her much. For a vast improvement in fuel consumption — though at the cost of acceleration — you can opt into any of the 2. A single instrument cluster faces the driver, with the center part of the dash sweeping down to join the console on the tunnel. Handles well in all weather conditions and all types of terrain as well as great gas mileage average of 25mpg mostly highway. I drove and loved that car for 12 years! Had I known about the damage it would have impacted my offer. The interior of my Subaru Outback was equipped with the standard finishes, which looked and felt a little cheap for my taste.
I went to a dealership near me and I did a test drive and was very impressed. The 2014 Subaru Outback's main safety feature, airbags aside, may be its standard all-wheel-drive, a feature offered on no other affordable mid-size crossover. Bought a great car at what I feel was a fair price with delivery due in a few days. I had chosen the Outback for its safe feel, low center of gravity and ability to handle mixed Rocky Mountain weather conditions. You wouldn't take an Outback rock-climbing next to Jeeps, but it'll do almost anything else--and along with the huge variety of roof carriers, ski and surfboard racks, and more, that's what makes it a favorite of buyers who favor active sports like kayaking, rock-climbing, hiking, and snowboarding. It's easy to get in and out, too, through tall and wide rear doors that open wide.
Several owners reported problems with sunroof binding or not opening closing all the way. Due to contamination, components within the windshield wiper motor bottom cover may interfere with each other. In some cases, one of the belt pulleys may need to be replaced too. Value in Its Class The Subaru Outback is one of those vehicles that will continue to have a loyal cult following, especially as each version improves a little bit. It is a car known for safety and reliability, but the handling and sporty response are great. I used to own an Outback and brought both my daughters home from the hospital in it. One of my favorite trips takes me across Alamance County to Chapel Hill via Old Greensboro Road, traveling past livestock farms and historic sites as I wind my way to the campus of the University of North Carolina.