Australian specs and pricing have been announced for the new 2021 Subaru Outback ahead of a showroom arrival in March.
 
At launch, Subaru will offer three trim levels priced between $39,990 and $47,790 plus on-road costs.
 
Every Outback will be powered by a 2.5-litre naturally-aspirated four-cylinder Boxer engine which Subaru claims is 90 per cent new. It develops 138kW of power and 245Nm of torque, up from 129kW and 235Nm offered by the outgoing model.
 
A retuned CVT equipped with an eight-speed manual mode sends power to the brand’s all-wheel drive system.
 
While local dimensions are yet to be confirmed, in the US, the new Outback measures in at 4859mm long, 1854mm wide and 1679mm tall including the roof rails. It rides on a 2745mm wheelbase.
 
Braked towing capacity has been increased from 1500kg to 2000kg.
 
A brief list of each grade’s equipment highlights is included below, full specifications will be released closer to the March 2021 on-sale date.
 
2021 Subaru Outback pricing (excludes on-road costs):
 
Outback AWD – $39,990
Outback AWD Sport – $44,490
Outback AWD Touring – $47,790
 
2021 Subaru Outback equipment highlights:
 
Outback AWD
 
11.6-inch touchscreen infotainment system
Autonomous emergency braking (forward and reverse)
Autonomous emergency steering
Blind-spot monitoring
Driver attention monitoring
Lane-departure warning
Lane-keeping assist
Rear cross-traffic alert
Traffic sign recognition
  
Outback AWD Sport adds
 
Water repellent sports seat trim
Heated front seats
Heated rear outboard seats
Front- and side-view cameras
Black exterior highlights
Hands-free power tailgate
Satellite navigation
Dark metallic finish for alloy wheels
 
Outback AWD Touring adds
 
Nine-speaker Harman Kardon sound system with CD player
Nappa leather upholstery
Electric sunroof
Heated steering wheel
Silver roof rails, with integrated stowable cross bars
Gloss finish for alloy wheels
(removes black exterior highlights)
 
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