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Price Comparison (MSRP): Subaru Outback vs. Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen

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Invoice Comparison: Subaru Outback vs. Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen

Lowest Total Price

Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen TDI   
Difference: 555

Lowest Total Invoice

Subaru Outback 2.5i Premium   
Difference: 294
Model Year2016201620162014
ModelOutbackOutbackOutbackJetta SportWagen
Trim2.5i Premium2.5i Limited3.6R LimitedTDI
Body4dr Wagon4dr Wagon4dr Wagon4dr Wagon
Base Price 27,395 30,395 33,395 26,565
Base Invoice 25,761 28,473 31,227 25,503
Moonroof Package and navigation 2,295      
Moonroof Package, keyless access, and navigation   2,295 2,295  
Eyesight Driver Assist System     795  
Navigation system       800
Panoramic sunroof       1,800
Moonroof Package and navigation       0
Moonroof Package, keyless access, and navigation       0
Eyesight Driver Assist System       0
Navigation system       768
Panoramic sunroof       1,727
Options (show) (change) 2,295 2,295 3,090 2,600
Options (show) (change) 1,913 1,913 2,576 2,495
Destination 850 850 850 820
Total Price 30,540 33,540 37,335 29,985
Total Invoice 28,524 31,236 34,653 28,818

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Summary

For this 2016 Subaru Outback vs. 2014 Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen price comparison, we equipped the cars with selected features. The Outback vs. Jetta SportWagen Price Comparison table displays the specific options added and the total prices. If you want to know how much the Outback and Jetta SportWagen will cost with the features you specified, this is the table to check. In this case, the Subaru Outback 2.5i Premium's price is $4,645 lower than the Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen TDI's price

Each car includes features that aren't on the other.. The Outback vs. Jetta SportWagen Features Comparison table tallies up these features and assigns monetary values to them using the site's default values. Compared to the Subaru Outback 2.5i Premium, the Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen TDI includes additional features worth $0. The TrueDelta Value Comparison figures include adjustments for most differences in feature content. However, they do not include advertising fees, factory-to-dealer incentives, or differences in engines, tires, seat configurations, and audio systems. Exceptions: They do include values for third-row seats and media players. (Additional notes)

Is a feature worth more or less than to you that the site's default value? Members can substitute their own values. The Subaru Outback vs. Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen Value Comparison adjusts each car's price based on its additional features. After a $5200 adjustment for the Subaru Outback 2.5i Premium's additional features, the Subaru Outback 2.5i Premium is $4,645 less than the Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen TDI.

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Subaru Outback vs. Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Subaru Outback 2.5i Premium
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: 4,645
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: 5,151
Model Year2016201620162014
ModelOutbackOutbackOutbackJetta SportWagen
Trim2.5i Premium2.5i Limited3.6R LimitedTDI
Body4dr Wagon4dr Wagon4dr Wagon4dr Wagon
Engine175hp H4175hp H4256hp H6140hp I4 D
TransmissionCVT-6CVT-6CVT-6M6
DrivetrainAWDAWDAWDFWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG
Audio (watts, speakers?, 6576, 12576, 12?, 10
Tire (rear if not all the same)225/65-17225/60-18225/60-18225/45-17
Total Price30,54033,54037,33529,985
Adjustments for Features-5,200-7,485-9,7600
Feature-Adjusted Total Price25,34026,05527,57529,985
Cost Above Minimum07152,2350
Total Invoice28,52431,23634,65328,818
Adjustments for Features-4,857-6,971-9,0590
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice23,66724,26525,59428,818
Cost Above Minimum05981,9270

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Features Comparison: Subaru Outback vs. Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen

Model Year2016201620162014
ModelOutbackOutbackOutbackJetta SportWagen
Trim2.5i Premium2.5i Limited3.6R LimitedTDI
Body4dr Wagon4dr Wagon4dr Wagon4dr Wagon
Transmission and Drivetrain 
6-speed manually-shiftable CVT$1100$1100$1100 
6-speed manual   $150
AWD$1700$1700$1700 
FWD   $0
Accessories 
AC power outlet   $100
Adaptive cruise control  $750 
Cruise control$250$250 $250
Lead vehicle start alert  $25 
PIN Code Access $10$10 
Power liftgate$350$350$350 
Proximity key $250$250$250
Universal garage door opener$100$100$100 
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Automatic braking, high-speed  $150 
Automatic braking, low-speed  $250 
Blind spot warning system $200$200 
Forward collision warning  $200 
Front seat active head restraints   $50
Hill descent control$250$250$250 
Lane departure prevention system, steering-based  $200 
Lane departure warning system  $200 
Lane sway warning system  $25 
Pedestrian detection  $100 
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system  $100 
Rear cross-traffic detection $100$100 
Rollover sensor$50$50$50 
Seat cushion airbag, driver$75$75$75 
Seat cushion airbag, passenger$75$75$75 
Torque vectoring / active trace control$100$100$100 
Vehicle health reports$0$0$0 
Cargo Management 
Air-conditioned storage compartment   $50
Cargo tray$40$40$40 
Rear seat pass-through   $100
Roof rack$300$300$300 
Roof rails   $250
Climate Control and Infotainment 
App support$100$100$100 
Automatic climate control, front$200$200$200 
CD changer, in-dash   $325
CD player$125$125$125 
Dual-zone climate control$125$125$125 
Heated windshield washer nozzles   $15
iPod integration   $100
Rear air vents $100$100$100
SD Card slot   $25
SMS text-to-speech reader$50$50$50 
Telematics service, such as OnStar$350$350$350 
Traffic + travel information$25$25$25 
USB port$100$100$100 
Voice control for nav and audio$100$100$100 
Wiper de-icer$25$25$25 
Exterior 
Active grille shutters$0$0$0 
Bodyside cladding (gray/black)$250$250$250 
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s)   $50
Deep-tinted rear windows$275$275$275 
Panoramic sunroof   $1200
Rear spoiler$200$200$200 
Sunroof$900$900$900 
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Auto-dimming rearview mirror$150$150$150 
Automatic headlights$125$125$125 
Fog lights$125$125$125 
Interior ambient lighting$150$150$150 
Steering-linked fog lights  $25 
Turn signals on or near mirrors $25$25$25
Xenon HID headlights  $500 
Powertrain 
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls$100$100$100 
Seats and Interior Trim 
Door sill trim plates $100$100 
Heated second row seats $200$200 
Leather seating surfaces $900$900 
Manual height adjuster, driver seat   $50
Manual height adjuster, passenger seat   $50
Manual lumbar adjuster, driver seat   $50
Manual lumbar adjuster, passenger seat   $50
Manual recliner, second row seats$75$75$75 
Memory system, driver seat $200$200 
Power fore-aft adjuster, driver seat$100$100$100 
Power fore-aft adjuster, passenger seat $100$100 
Power height adjuster, driver seat$100$100$100 
Power lumbar adjuster, driver seat$100$100$100 
Power recliner, passenger seat $100$100$100
Power tilt adjuster, driver seat$100$100$100 
Synthetic leather seating surfaces   $0
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Alloy wheels$350  $350
Electronic systems calibration selector$200$200$200 
Machined alloy wheels $350$350 
Raised heavy-duty suspension$0$0$0 
Total Value of Features$8,890$11,175$13,450$3,690
Value of Feature Adjustments$5,200$7,485$9,760$0
Value of Feature Adjustments-4,857-6,971-9,0590

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Specifications Comparison: Subaru Outback vs. Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen

Model Year20162014
ModelOutbackJetta SportWagen
Body4dr Wagon4dr Wagon
Wheelbase108.1 in101.5 in
Length189.6 in179.3 in
Width72.4 in70.1 in
Height66.1 in59.2 in
Curb Weight3,594 lb.3,229 lb.
Fuel Capacity18.5 gal.14.5 gal.
Row 1 Headroom40.8 in38.4 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room57.3 in54.8 in
Row 1 Hip Room55.5 in0.0 in
Row 1 Legroom42.9 in41.1 in
Row 2 Headroom38.9 in38.1 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room57.3 in53.1 in
Row 2 Hip Room55.0 in0.0 in
Row 2 Legroom38.1 in35.5 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
35.5 ft332.8 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
73.3 ft366.9 ft3

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Option Package Details
Subaru Outback 2.5i Premium

Moonroof Package and navigation
FeatureValueRequested?
Navigation system600Yes
Voice control for nav and audio75No
Traffic + travel information25No
Sunroof900Yes
Universal garage door opener100No
Auto-dimming rearview mirror150No
Power liftgate350No
Compass0Yes
Total Requested150068%
Total Not Requested70032%

Option Package Details
Subaru Outback 2.5i Limited

Moonroof Package, keyless access, and navigation
FeatureValueRequested?
Proximity key250Yes
PIN Code Access10No
Navigation system600Yes
Voice control for nav and audio75No
Traffic + travel information25No
Sunroof900Yes
Universal garage door opener100No
Auto-dimming rearview mirror150No
Compass0Yes
Total Requested175083%
Total Not Requested36017%

Option Package Details
Subaru Outback 3.6R Limited

Moonroof Package, keyless access, and navigation
FeatureValueRequested?
Proximity key250Yes
PIN Code Access10No
Navigation system600Yes
Voice control for nav and audio75No
Traffic + travel information25No
Sunroof900Yes
Universal garage door opener100No
Auto-dimming rearview mirror150No
Compass0Yes
Total Requested175083%
Total Not Requested36017%
Eyesight Driver Assist System
FeatureValueRequested?
Lane departure prevention system, steering-based200No
Adaptive cruise control500No
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system100No
Lane departure warning system200No
Steering-linked fog lights25No
Automatic braking, low-speed250No
Automatic braking, high-speed150No
Forward collision warning200No
Lane sway warning system25No
Lead vehicle start alert25No
Pedestrian detection100No
Total Requested00%
Total Not Requested1775100%

Option Package Details
Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen TDI

Navigation system
FeatureValueRequested?
Navigation system600Yes
Proximity key250Yes
SD Card slot25No
Total Requested85097%
Total Not Requested253%
Panoramic sunroof
FeatureValueRequested?
Panoramic sunroof1200No
225/45HR17 tires400No
Total Requested00%
Total Not Requested1600100%

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