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Subaru Announces Pricing On All-New 2010 Outback

  • Pricing starts at $22,995
  • Roomiest Outback Ever with New Levels of Comfort, Quietness and Refinement
  • New 6-speed Manual and CVT Transmissions for Outback 2.5i Models
  • New Outback 3.6R Model Features More Powerful 6-Cylinder Engine
  • Cherry Hill, N.J., April 29, 2009 -- Subaru of America, Inc. today announced pricing for the all-new 2010 Subaru Outback. The fourth-generation of the World's First Sport Utility SUV is a roomier and more capable interpretation of the vehicle that launched the SUV trend 15 years ago. Distinguished by bolder and crisper styling, the all-new 2010 Subaru Outback delivers enhanced performance, comfort and economy with the introduction of an all-new chassis and the new Subaru Lineartronic CVT (continuously variable transmission).
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  • Capability is enhanced with a segment-first roof rail and integrated crossbar design, 18.5 gallon fuel tank and an improved 8.7 inches of ground clearance. Interior volume increases 7 percent compared to the previous generation yet the overall length is almost one-inch shorter than the '09 model. Rear legroom increases almost 4 inches and total cargo capacity is now an impressive 71.3 cubic feet -- an increase of 6 cubic feet. Despite the larger size, fuel economy is estimated to increase by 1 MPG in both City and Highway modes with CVT.
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  • As with all Subaru vehicles, Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive is standard, which helps driving performance by enhancing traction regardless of weather conditions.
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  • Model Pricing Highlights:
  • The 2.5i is powered by a revised 170-hp 2.5-liter 4-cylinder Boxer engine and is available with either a new standard 6-speed manual transmission for $22,995 or the Lineartronic CVT for $23,995.
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  • This base model comes complete with 4-wheel disc brakes, power steering, tilt and telescope steering column, 8 cup holders, 60/40 split-folding and reclining rear seats, floor mats, cargo tray, electronic parking brake with Hill Holder system, auto on/off exterior lights (autolights), AM/FM Stereo with single-disc CD player, auxiliary input jack and 4 speakers, dual lit visor mirrors, variable intermittent wipers, updated gauge cluster with 'eco' gauge, multi-function display with outside temperature, overhead console with sunglass holder and remote keyless entry system.
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  • There are a number of options available for the 2010 Outback. (Availability varies by trim level):
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  • Power moonroof at $995
  • All-Weather Package at $500 which includes: heated front seats, windshield wiper de-icer and heated exterior mirrors Harman Kardon audio system for $995 which includes: AM/FM 6 CD, 440 Watt Harman Kardon amplifier, 9 Harman Kardon speakers, hands-free Bluetooth phone capability
  • Navigation system for $2,000 which includes: AM/FM/CD/DVD, GPS navigation system 8" LCD touch-screen, 440 watt Harman Kardon amplifier, 9 Harman Kardon speakers, hands-free Bluetooth phone and audio, USB port with iPod control and backup camera
  • The 2.5i Premium comes with either a 6-speed manual transmission or the option of the all-new Lineartronic CVT and will have a starting price of $24,295 (2.5i Premium with Lineartronic CVT starts at $25,295.) Standard equipment includes all 2.5i model features (where applicable) plus halogen fog lights, cargo cover, privacy glass, 10-way power driver's seat, driver's side window with automatic up/down, leather-wrapped steering wheel, instrument storage bin w/door, overhead console with sunglass holder and ambient light, body-colored mirrors and 16" Alloy Wheels . Options include: All-Weather Package, Harman Kardon audio system and power moonroof.
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  • The 2.5i Limited comes equipped with the new Lineartronic CVT and will have a starting price of only $27,995 It includes all 2.5i Premium model features (where applicable) plus dual zone climate controls, paddle shifters and a 6-speed manual shift mode, P215/50 R17 all-season tires, 17" Alloy Wheels, perforated ivory / off black leather-trimmed upholstery, 4-way power front passenger seat, All-Weather Package and Harman Kardon audio system. Options include: power moonroof and navigation system.
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  • The new range-topping Outback 3.6R, which replaces the 3.0R model is powered by a 256-hp 3.6-liter 6-cylinder Boxer engine matched to a 5-speed electronic automatic transmission. Compared to the 3.0-liter 6-cylinder engine it replaces, the more powerful 3.6R has similar external size and uses regular-grade fuel, rather than premium as the 3.0L 6-cylinder recommended to achieve its rated power.
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  • The Outback 3.6R will have a starting price of $27,995 -- a $4,000 decrease from the 2009 6-cylinder Outback and includes all 2.5i model features (where applicable) plus P225/50 R17 all-season tires, 17" Alloy Wheels, paddle shifters, driver's side window w/automatic up and down, instrument storage bin w/door, overhead console with sunglass holder and ambient light, privacy glass and fog lights.
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  • The 3.6R Premium will have a starting price of $28,995 and includes all 3.6R base model features (where applicable) plus a 10-way power driver's seat, leather-wrapped steering wheel and All-Weather Package. Options include: Harman Kardon audio system and power moonroof.
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  • The 3.6R Limited will have a starting price of $30,995 and includes all 3.6R Premium model features plus perforated ivory / off black leather-trimmed upholstery, 4-way power front passenger seat, and Harman Kardon audio system. Options include: power moonroof and navigation system (navigation system requires power moonroof option).
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  • All Outback models for 2010 are equipped as standard with Vehicle Dynamics Control (VDC), which combines stability and traction control capability. The all-new electronic Hill Holder System -- standard on all models -- when activated, holds the vehicle in place until the driver applies the throttle to pull away from a stop.
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  • Accessory items for all 2010 Outback models include 16" Alloy Wheels, fog lights, a Blueconnect Bluetooth hands-free phone device, iPod auxiliary connector, puddle lights, cargo tray and trunk lid spoiler. A complete list of accessories will be available soon on www.subaru.com.
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  • Destination and Delivery charge is $695 for all 2010MY Outback models in the Contiguous 48 States. The MSRP of PZEV (Partial Zero Emissions Vehicle) models is $300 more than the federal specification model.
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  • Bluetooth is a registered trademark of Bluetooth SIG, Inc.
  • Harman Kardon is a registered trademark of Harman International Industries, Inc.
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  • About Subaru of America
  • Subaru of America, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Fuji Heavy Industries Ltd. of Japan. Headquartered in Cherry Hill, N.J., the company markets and distributes Subaru Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive vehicles, parts and accessories through a network of nearly 600 dealers across the United States. Subaru boasts the most fuel efficient line-up of all-wheel drive products sold in the market today based on Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) fuel economy standards. All Subaru products are manufactured in zero-landfill production plants, and Subaru of Indiana Automotive Inc. is the only U.S. automobile production plant to be designated a Backyard Wildlife Habitat by the National Wildlife Federation.