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Subaru Outback MPG

MPG Number of Vehicles
13 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
14 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
15 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
16 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
17 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
18 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
19 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
20 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
21 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
22 miles per gallon 2 vehicles
23 miles per gallon 3 vehicles
24 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
25 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
Model Year Body/Powertrain MPG  
2002 2002 4dr Wagon 165-hp 2.5L H4 4-sp automatic AWD 23.56
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With the 173-horsepower 2.5L H4 engine, 6-speed shiftable CVT transmission, and all-wheel drive, the 2002 Subaru Outback has been averaging 23.56 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2002 Subaru Outbacks in this analysis were driven mostly in the city (about 50 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were on the highway at an average speed of 73 miles per hour (26.3 percent), in heavy traffic (6.3 percent), and in the suburbs (0 percent).

In addition, the average 2002 Subaru Outback in this analysis was driven on hilly terrain with a medium foot and the AC on only some of the time.
2002 2002 4dr Wagon 173-hp 2.5L H4 6-sp manual AWD 20.37
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2002 2002 4dr Wagon 250-hp 3.0L H6 5-sp shiftable automatic AWD 20
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What Our Members Are Saying about the Real Gas Mileage of the 2002 Subaru Outback

2002 Subaru Outback Real Gas Mileage: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2003 4dr Wagon 165-horsepower 2.5L H4
4-speed automatic AWD
It was better than that of an SUV or truck but still has AWD and cargo capacity. Not as good as other cars, but still beats most SUVS out there. see full Subaru Outback review
2002 Subaru Outback Real Gas Mileage: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2003 4dr Wagon 212-horsepower 3.0L H6
4-speed automatic AWD
For a car this size, they should be able to get better mileage see full Subaru Outback review
2003 4dr Wagon 165-horsepower 2.5L H4
4-speed automatic AWD
Would prefer getting over 30 mpg. see full Subaru Outback review
 

2002 Subaru Outback Gas Mileage (MPG)

Unlike other fuel economy surveys, TrueDelta's Real-World Gas Mileage Survey includes questions about how and where a car was driven. So you can get an idea of the Subaru Outback's real-world MPG based on how and where you drive a car.