2017 Subaru Outback

The auto industry has uncountable number of models. That being
said, for a model to achieve a legendary status, it has to be
particularly special. The model is a favorite world over due to
its handsome looks, well trimmed interior, superb reliability
on different terrains as well as its affordable price.

For the 2017 model year, Subaru has hooked the vehicle with a
futuristic design, an improved interior styling as well as a
more potent engine under its hood. These are meant to attract
even more customers.

2017 Subaru Outback Exterior

The 2017 Subaru Outback has been hooked up with a more
futuristic profile compared to the outgoing model. At the
front, the Outback features a diamond-shaped grille positioned
at the center which results in a sleek front look. Flanking the
grille on either side are elegant and sharp-looking LED
headlights. The headlights look is complimented by round-shaped
fog lights. The front also features a large bumper that makes
the Outback appear powerful. Also the front look is further
accentuated by large air intakes which allow passage of more
cooling air to the engine.

At the back, the 2017 Subaru Outback features a redesigned
profile which looks very attractive. It features narrow and
sharp-looking taillights, a new exhaust system with two tips
each on either side of the SUV. The 5-door SUV will ride on a
set of big wheels probably 20-inch wheels and high performance
tires. The overall body is aerodynamic which further improves
its performance and efficiency.

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2017 Subaru Outback Interior

Interior styling details of the Outback are a still closely
guarded secret by the automaker. However, we understand that
the cabin will be simple and stylish and with aluminum and wood
accents. The cockpit will be kept clean with a large
touch-screen which the driver will use to control the
infotainment system and other features of the vehicle. The
steering wheel and gear knob are wrapped in leather. The seats
are also upholstered in leather.

For entertainment, the vehicle will feature an upgraded
infotainment system integrated with connectivity features such
as Bluetooth, USB ports, Wi-Fi and Smartphone integration. The
vehicle also features a panoramic sunroof, a automatic climate
control, satellite navigation and power adjustable front seats
among others.

For safety, the vehicle will feature bolstered seat belts, a
package of air bags and a number of driving aids some as
standard and others as extra options.

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Engine Specs and Performance

To compliment the excellent exterior and interior design of the
Outback is a new and robust drive-train under its hood. The new
engine is a 3.0 L DOHC 6-cylinder unit. The engine comes good
with 175 hp and 172 lb-ft of torque. The engine will be paired
with a 6-speed automatic gearbox which will send power to all
wheels.

The automaker estimates that the engine will return 26 mpg fuel
economy on combined drives. This consumption presents a 20%
increase in fuel economy compared to the outgoing version. The
vehicle is also estimated to make the 0-60 mph run in 7.5
seconds.

Price and release date

As of this writing, we have no official details regarding the
2017 Subaru Outback price from the automaker. According to
rumors, the vehicle will be released in the last quarter of
2016. As for the price, the base model will cost around MSRP $
25,500 with higher trim levels attracting around $ 30,000.

Competition

Main rivals of the 2017 Subaru Outback will be the upcoming
models of Ford Escape, Chevrolet Equinox, Honda CR-V and Toyota Venza.