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Honda CR-V vs. Subaru Outback Price Comparison (MSRP)

The sticker prices, before adjusting for remaining feature differences. Usually these are the numbers you will see on the window stickers.

Models in short supply often sell at or even above these prices.

Honda CR-V vs. Subaru Outback Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $32,995

Honda CR-V Touring   
Difference: $2,715

Lowest Total Invoice: $31,019

Honda CR-V Touring   
Difference: $2,199

The configured Honda CR-V 4dr SUV

The configured Subaru Outback 4dr Wagon

Even when the Honda CR-V and Subaru Outback are comparably equipped, each includes features not on the other car. The base sticker price of the Honda CR-V Touring trim is $32,095. The features would cost an additional $0. Including the destination charge of $900, the total price of this trim is $32,995.

The base sticker price of the Subaru Outback 2.5i Limited trim is $32,390. The features would cost an additional $2,445. Including the destination charge of $875, the total price of this trim is $35,710.

The base sticker price of the Subaru Outback 3.6R Limited trim is $34,995. The features would cost an additional $2,045. Including the destination charge of $875, the total price of this trim is $37,915.

The base sticker price of the Subaru Outback 2.5i Touring trim is $35,995. The features would cost an additional $450. Including the destination charge of $875, the total price of this trim is $37,320.

The base sticker price of the Subaru Outback 3.6R Touring trim is $38,195. The features would cost an additional $450. Including the destination charge of $875, the total price of this trim is $39,520.

For full details about the differences among the trims, see the Trim Comparison table.

For an apples-to-apples comparison of these trims, we subtract the value of the additional features from the total price of the trim. The feature adjusted price of the Honda CR-V trims is 3. The feature adjusted price of the Subaru Outback trims is 0. Based on this adjustment, the Subaru Outback 2.5i Limited appears to be the best value.

You can change the body, engine, audio, and tires on the body configuration page. Want different features? Head over to the feature section page to choose your own features.

The configured Honda CR-V 4dr SUV

The configured Subaru Outback 4dr Wagon

Even when the Honda CR-V and Subaru Outback are comparably equipped, each includes features not on the other car. The invoice of the Honda CR-V Touring trim is $30,119. The features would cost an additional $0. Including the destination charge of $900, the total price of this trim is $31,019.

The invoice of the Subaru Outback 2.5i Limited trim is $30,343. The features would cost an additional $2,000. Including the destination charge of $875, the total price of this trim is $33,218.

The invoice of the Subaru Outback 3.6R Limited trim is $32,696. The features would cost an additional $1,668. Including the destination charge of $875, the total price of this trim is $35,239.

The invoice of the Subaru Outback 2.5i Touring trim is $33,656. The features would cost an additional $337. Including the destination charge of $875, the total price of this trim is $34,868.

The invoice of the Subaru Outback 3.6R Touring trim is $35,635. The features would cost an additional $337. Including the destination charge of $875, the total price of this trim is $36,847.

For full details about the differences among the trims, see the Trim Comparison table.

For an apples-to-apples comparison of these trims, we subtract the value of the additional features from the total price of the trim. The feature adjusted price of the Honda CR-V trims is 3. The feature adjusted price of the Subaru Outback trims is 8. Based on this adjustment, the Subaru Outback 2.5i Limited appears to be the best value.

You can change the body, engine, audio, and tires on the body configuration page. Want different features? Head over to the feature section page to choose your own features.

Calculate Payments

  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year20162017201720172017
ModelCR-VOutbackOutbackOutbackOutback
TrimTouring2.5i Limited3.6R Limited2.5i Touring3.6R Touring
Body4dr SUV4dr Wagon4dr Wagon4dr Wagon4dr Wagon
Base Price $32,095 $32,390 $34,995 $35,995 $38,195
Base Invoice $30,119 $30,343 $32,696 $33,656 $35,635
EyeSight and Navigation Package   1,995 1,595    
Wheel-lip moldings   450 450 450 450
EyeSight and Navigation Package   1,663 1,331    
Wheel-lip moldings   337 337 337 337
Options (show) (change) 0 2,445 2,045 450 450
Options (show) (change) 0 2,000 1,668 337 337
Destination 900 875 875 875 875
Total Price $32,995 $35,710 $37,915 $37,320 $39,520
Total Invoice $31,019 $33,218 $35,239 $34,868 $36,847

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Honda CR-V vs. Subaru Outback

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Subaru Outback 2.5i Limited
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $2,460
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $2,615
Model Year20162017201720172017
ModelCR-VOutbackOutbackOutbackOutback
TrimTouring2.5i Limited3.6R Limited2.5i Touring3.6R Touring
Body4dr SUV4dr Wagon4dr Wagon4dr Wagon4dr Wagon
Engine185hp I4175hp H4256hp H6175hp H4256hp H6
TransmissionCVTCVT-6CVT-6CVT-6CVT-6
DrivetrainFWDAWDAWDAWDAWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)328, 7576, 12576, 12576, 12576, 12
Tire (rear if not all the same)225/60-18225/60-18225/60-18225/60-18225/60-18
Total Price$32,995$35,710$37,915$37,320$39,520
Adjustments for Features0-5,175-5,175-5,525-5,525
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$32,995$30,535$32,740$31,795$33,995
Cost Above Minimum$0$0$2,205$1,260$3,460
Total Invoice$31,019$33,218$35,239$34,868$36,847
Adjustments for Features0-4,814-4,810-5,162-5,151
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$31,019$28,404$30,429$29,706$31,696
Cost Above Minimum$0$0$2,025$1,302$3,292

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Features Comparison: Honda CR-V vs. Subaru Outback

Model Year20162017201720172017
ModelCR-VOutbackOutbackOutbackOutback
TrimTouring2.5i Limited3.6R Limited2.5i Touring3.6R Touring
Body4dr SUV4dr Wagon4dr Wagon4dr Wagon4dr Wagon
Transmission and Drivetrain 
CVT$1000    
6-speed manually-shiftable CVT $1100$1100$1100$1100
FWD$0    
AWD $1700$1700$1700$1700
Accessories 
Heated steering wheel   $100$100
Lead vehicle start alert $25$25$25$25
PIN Code Access $10$10$10$10
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
911 assist$25    
Automatic braking, low-speed $200$200$200$200
Backup collision intervention $250$250$250$250
Blind spot camera, passenger side$300    
Blind spot warning system $200$200$200$200
Forward collision warning $200$200$200$200
Hill descent control $250$250$250$250
Lane departure prevention system, steering-based $200$200$200$200
Lane keeping assist system$400    
Lane sway warning system $25$25$25$25
Obstacle detection, rear $300$300$300$300
Pedestrian detection $50$50$50$50
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system $100$100$100$100
Rear cross-traffic detection $100$100$100$100
Seat cushion airbag, driver $75$75$75$75
Seat cushion airbag, passenger $75$75$75$75
Torque vectoring / active trace control $100$100$100$100
Vehicle health reports $0$0$0$0
Cargo Management 
Cargo tray $40$40$40$40
Console with shifter $150$150$150$150
Console without shifter$150    
Roof rails$250  $250$250
Climate Control and Infotainment 
HDMI port$25    
Navigation map updates, three years $0$0$0$0
Telematics service, such as OnStar $300$300$300$300
Traffic + travel information $25$25$25$25
Traffic information$25    
Wiper de-icer $25$25$25$25
Exterior 
Active grille shutters $0$0$0$0
Rear spoiler $200$200$200$200
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Auto-dimming headlights $200$200$200$200
Conversation mirror$25    
Interior ambient lighting $150$150$150$150
Spotter mirror(s)$50    
Steering-linked fog lights $75$75$75$75
Xenon HID headlights $500$500$500$500
Powertrain 
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls $100$100$100$100
Seats and Interior Trim 
Door sill trim plates $100$100$100$100
Heated second row seats $200$200$200$200
Power fore-aft adjuster, passenger seat $100$100$100$100
Power recliner, passenger seat $100$100$100$100
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Alloy wheels$350    
Electronic systems calibration selector $200$200$200$200
Machined alloy wheels $350$350$350$350
Raised heavy-duty suspension $0$0$0$0
Total Value of Features$2,600$7,775$7,775$8,125$8,125
Value of Feature Adjustments$0$5,175$5,175$5,525$5,525
Value of Feature Adjustments0-4,814-4,810-5,162-5,151

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Specifications Comparison: Honda CR-V vs. Subaru Outback

Model Year20162017
ModelCR-VOutback
Body4dr SUV4dr Wagon
Wheelbase103.1 in108.1 in
Length179.4 in189.6 in
Width71.6 in72.4 in
Height64.7 in66.1 in
Curb Weight3,359 lb.3,594 lb.
Fuel Capacity15.3 gal.18.5 gal.
Row 1 Headroom39.9 in40.8 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room58.6 in57.3 in
Row 1 Hip Room54.5 in55.5 in
Row 1 Legroom41.3 in42.9 in
Row 2 Headroom38.6 in38.9 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room56.4 in57.3 in
Row 2 Hip Room53.1 in55.0 in
Row 2 Legroom38.3 in38.1 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
35.2 ft335.5 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
70.9 ft373.3 ft3

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Option Package Details
Subaru Outback 2.5i Limited

EyeSight and Navigation Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Navigation system600Yes
Xenon HID headlights500No
Obstacle detection, rear300No
Auto-dimming headlights200No
Voice control for nav and audio75Yes
Traffic + travel information25No
Backup collision intervention250No
Navigation map updates, three years0No
Steering-linked fog lights75No
Lane departure prevention system, steering-based200Yes
Adaptive cruise control500Yes
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system100No
Lane departure warning system200Yes
Automatic braking, low-speed200No
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial200Yes
Forward collision warning200No
Lane sway warning system25No
Lead vehicle start alert25No
Pedestrian detection50No
Total Requested177548%
Total Not Requested195052%

Option Package Details
Subaru Outback 3.6R Limited

EyeSight and Navigation Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Navigation system600Yes
Obstacle detection, rear300No
Auto-dimming headlights200No
Voice control for nav and audio75Yes
Traffic + travel information25No
Backup collision intervention250No
Navigation map updates, three years0No
Steering-linked fog lights75No
Lane departure prevention system, steering-based200Yes
Adaptive cruise control500Yes
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system100No
Lane departure warning system200Yes
Automatic braking, low-speed200No
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial200Yes
Forward collision warning200No
Lane sway warning system25No
Lead vehicle start alert25No
Pedestrian detection50No
Total Requested177555%
Total Not Requested145045%

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