2016 Subaru Outback MPG
Outback 2.5i Premium in Wilderness Green Metallic with optional and accessory equipment.

More Adventures Per Gallon.

Outback owners get out and do things, regularly. With engine and transmission
options optimized for efficiency, and an aerodynamic body with Active Grille
Shutters,1 it’s no accident the Outback is the most fuel-efficient midsize
crossover in America.2 Knowing you’ll have plenty in the tank for the next
adventure, weekend after weekend, year after year—it just feels good.

33 MPG3

2.5-liter 4-cylinder SUBARU
BOXER® engine

175
horsepower

174
lb-ft of torque

27 MPG3

3.6-liter 6-cylinder SUBARU
BOXER® engine

256
horsepower

247
lb-ft of torque

Engines

Whether you select the smooth performing, 33 mpg3 2.5i or the powerful, six-cylinder
3.6R for its seamless 256 horsepower on tap, rest assured, you’ll get the most out of
every drop of fuel.

Transmissions

Both the Outback 2.5i and 3.6R come equipped with the Lineartronic® CVT (Continuously
Variable Transmission), which enhances overall efficiency versus conventional automatic
transmissions by keeping the engine in the optimal power range for improved performance
and better fuel economy. Drivers can also enjoy enhanced control when they need
it, thanks to its manual mode offering six selectable speeds via paddle shifters.

Engines

Transmissions

Disclaimer
1   Active grille shutters on 2.5i only.
2   Based on EPA estimated highway fuel economy for 2016 model vehicles within the IHS Automotive, Polk Non-Luxury Midsize CUV segment. Claim based on EPA estimated fuel economy for Outback 2.5i at 33 highway MPG. Actual mileage may vary.
Visit www.fueleconomy.gov for more information.
3   EPA estimated fuel economy for Outback 2.5i at 33 highway MPG, and Outback 3.6R at 27 highway MPG. Actual mileage may vary. Visit www.fueleconomy.gov for more information.
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