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Subaru Outback vs. Toyota RAV4 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.

Subaru Outback vs. Toyota RAV4 Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price

Toyota RAV4 Limited   
Difference: $2,681

Lowest Total Invoice

Toyota RAV4 Limited   
Difference: $2,486

The configured Subaru Outback 4dr Wagon

The configured Toyota RAV4 4dr SUV

Even when the Subaru Outback and Toyota RAV4 are comparably equipped, each includes features not on the other car. The base sticker price of the Subaru Outback 2.5i Limited trim is $32,390. The features would cost an additional $3,037. Including the destination charge of $875, the total price of this trim is $36,302.

The base sticker price of the Subaru Outback 3.6R Limited trim is $34,995. The features would cost an additional $2,637. Including the destination charge of $875, the total price of this trim is $38,507.

The base sticker price of the Subaru Outback 2.5i Touring trim is $35,995. The features would cost an additional $1,042. Including the destination charge of $875, the total price of this trim is $37,912.

The base sticker price of the Subaru Outback 3.6R Touring trim is $38,195. The features would cost an additional $1,042. Including the destination charge of $875, the total price of this trim is $40,112.

The base sticker price of the Toyota RAV4 SE trim is $29,265. The features would cost an additional $3,817. Including the destination charge of $900, the total price of this trim is $33,982.

The base sticker price of the Toyota RAV4 Limited trim is $31,510. The features would cost an additional $1,211. Including the destination charge of $900, the total price of this trim is $33,621.

The base sticker price of the Toyota RAV4 Hybrid Limited trim is $33,610. The features would cost an additional $1,211. Including the destination charge of $900, the total price of this trim is $35,721.

For full details about the differences among the trims, see the Trim Comparison table. (Additional notes)

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 Subaru Outback trims is $33,732 for 2.5i Limited, $35,937 for 3.6R Limited, $34,992 for 2.5i Touring, and $37,192 for 3.6R Touring. . The feature adjusted price of the Toyota RAV4 trims is $33,972 for SE, $33,621 for Limited, and $34,171 for Hybrid Limited. . Based on this adjustment, the Toyota RAV4 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.

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year2017201720172017201620162016
ModelOutbackOutbackOutbackOutbackRAV4RAV4RAV4
Trim2.5i Limited3.6R Limited2.5i Touring3.6R TouringSELimitedHybrid Limited
Body4dr Wagon4dr Wagon4dr Wagon4dr Wagon4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Base Price $32,390 $34,995 $35,995 $38,195 $29,265 $31,510 $33,610
Base Invoice $30,343 $32,696 $33,656 $35,635 $27,363 $29,461 $31,593
EyeSight and Navigation Package 1,995 1,595          
Wheel-lip moldings 450 450 450 450      
Cargo net 70 70 70 70 49 49 49
All-weather floor mats 72 72 72 72 239 239 239
Remote start 450 450 450 450 499 499 499
Advanced Technology Package         3,030    
Door sill trim plates           199 199
Floor mats           225 225
EyeSight and Navigation Package 1,663 1,331          
Wheel-lip moldings 337 337 337 337      
Cargo net 45 45 45 45 35 35 35
All-weather floor mats 46 46 46 46 135 135 135
Remote start 337 337 337 337 310 310 310
Advanced Technology Package         2,697    
Door sill trim plates           179 179
Floor mats           140 140
Options (show) (change) 3,037 2,637 1,042 1,042 3,817 1,211 1,211
Options (show) (change) 2,428 2,096 765 765 3,177 799 799
Destination 875 875 875 875 900 900 900
Total Price $36,302 $38,507 $37,912 $40,112 $33,982 $33,621 $35,721
Total Invoice $33,646 $35,667 $35,296 $37,275 $31,440 $31,160 $33,292

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Subaru Outback vs. Toyota RAV4

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Toyota RAV4 Limited
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: 111
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: 104
Model Year2017201720172017201620162016
ModelOutbackOutbackOutbackOutbackRAV4RAV4RAV4
Trim2.5i Limited3.6R Limited2.5i Touring3.6R TouringSELimitedHybrid Limited
Body4dr Wagon4dr Wagon4dr Wagon4dr Wagon4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Engine175hp H4256hp H6175hp H4256hp H6176hp I4176hp I4150hp I4 H
TransmissionCVT-6CVT-6CVT-6CVT-6T6T6CVT
DrivetrainAWDAWDAWDAWDFWDFWDAWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG
Audio (watts, speakers576, 12576, 12576, 12576, 12576, 11?, 6?, 6
Tire (rear if not all the same)225/60-18225/60-18225/60-18225/60-18235/55-18235/55-18235/55-18
Total Price36,30238,50737,91240,11233,98233,62135,721
Adjustments for Features-2,570-2,570-2,920-2,920-100-1,550
Feature-Adjusted Total Price33,73235,93734,99237,19233,97233,62134,171
Cost Above Minimum02,2051,2603,4603510550
Total Invoice33,64635,66735,29637,27531,44031,16033,292
Adjustments for Features-2,382-2,380-2,719-2,713-90-1,445
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice31,26433,28732,57734,56231,43131,16031,847
Cost Above Minimum02,0231,3133,2982710687

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Features Comparison: Subaru Outback vs. Toyota RAV4

Model Year2017201720172017201620162016
ModelOutbackOutbackOutbackOutbackRAV4RAV4RAV4
Trim2.5i Limited3.6R Limited2.5i Touring3.6R TouringSELimitedHybrid Limited
Body4dr Wagon4dr Wagon4dr Wagon4dr Wagon4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Transmission and Drivetrain 
6-speed manually-shiftable CVT$1100$1100$1100$1100   
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic    $1100$1100 
CVT      $1000
AWD$1700$1700$1700$1700  $1700
FWD    $0$0 
Accessories 
Heated steering wheel  $100$100   
Lead vehicle start alert$25$25$25$25   
PIN Code Access$10$10$10$10   
Universal garage door opener$100$100$100$100   
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Around view cameras    $500  
Backup collision intervention$250$250$250$250   
Hill descent control$250$250$250$250   
Knee airbag, driver    $100$100$100
Lane sway warning system$25$25$25$25   
Obstacle detection, front    $200$200$200
Rearview camera$200$200$200$200 $200$200
Seat cushion airbag, driver$75$75$75$75   
Torque vectoring / active trace control$100$100$100$100   
Trailer sway control    $25$25$25
Vehicle health reports$0$0$0$0   
Cargo Management 
Cargo mat     $40$40
Roof rails  $250$250$250$250$250
Climate Control and Infotainment 
DVD-compatible player    $0$0$0
Navigation map updates, three years$0$0$0$0   
Rear air vents$100$100$100$100   
Siri Eyes Free support    $0$0$0
Surround sound    $250  
Telematics service, such as OnStar$300$300$300$300   
Wiper de-icer$25$25$25$25   
Exterior 
Active grille shutters$0$0$0$0   
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Auto-dimming rearview mirror$150$150$150$150 $150$150
Interior ambient lighting$150$150$150$150   
Large energy flow and fuel economy display      $25
LED headlights, single projector or low beam only    $750$750$750
Steering-linked fog lights$75$75$75$75   
Tachometer$75$75$75$75$75$75 
Xenon HID headlights$500$500$500$500   
Powertrain 
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls$100$100$100$100$100  
Seats and Interior Trim 
Heated second row seats$200$200$200$200   
Leather seating surfaces$900$900$900$900   
Memory system, driver seat$200$200$200$200 $200$200
Power fore-aft adjuster, passenger seat$100$100$100$100   
Power recliner, passenger seat$100$100$100$100   
Synthetic suede seating surfaces    $900$900$900
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Alloy wheels    $350  
Chrome-coated alloy wheels     $600$600
Machined alloy wheels$350$350$350$350   
Raised heavy-duty suspension$0$0$0$0   
Sport suspension (upgrade)    $0  
Total Value of Features$7,160$7,160$7,510$7,510$4,600$4,590$6,140
Value of Feature Adjustments$2,570$2,570$2,920$2,920$10$0$1,550
Value of Feature Adjustments-2,382-2,380-2,719-2,713-90-1,445

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Specifications Comparison: Subaru Outback vs. Toyota RAV4

Model Year20172016
ModelOutbackRAV4
Body4dr Wagon4dr SUV
Wheelbase108.1 in104.7 in
Length189.6 in183.5 in
Width72.4 in72.6 in
Height66.1 in65.9 in
Curb Weight3,594 lb.3,456 lb.
Fuel Capacity18.5 gal.15.9 gal.
Row 1 Headroom40.8 in39.8 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room57.3 in57.3 in
Row 1 Hip Room55.5 in54.3 in
Row 1 Legroom42.9 in42.6 in
Row 2 Headroom38.9 in38.9 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room57.3 in55.4 in
Row 2 Hip Room55.0 in48.9 in
Row 2 Legroom38.1 in37.2 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
35.5 ft338.4 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
73.3 ft373.4 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, rear300Yes
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
Voice control for nav and audio75Yes
Traffic + travel information25Yes
Backup collision intervention250No
Navigation map updates, three years0No
Lane departure prevention system, steering-based200Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Lane sway warning system25No
Lead vehicle start alert25No
Pedestrian detection50Yes
Adaptive cruise control500Yes
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system100Yes
Lane departure warning system200Yes
Steering-linked fog lights75No
Automatic braking, low-speed200Yes
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial200Yes
Total Requested285077%
Total Not Requested87523%

Option Package Details
Subaru Outback 3.6R Limited

EyeSight and Navigation Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Navigation system600Yes
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
Voice control for nav and audio75Yes
Traffic + travel information25Yes
Backup collision intervention250No
Navigation map updates, three years0No
Lane departure prevention system, steering-based200Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Lane sway warning system25No
Lead vehicle start alert25No
Pedestrian detection50Yes
Adaptive cruise control500Yes
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system100Yes
Lane departure warning system200Yes
Steering-linked fog lights75No
Automatic braking, low-speed200Yes
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial200Yes
Total Requested285088%
Total Not Requested37512%

Option Package Details
Toyota RAV4 SE

All-weather floor mats
FeatureValueRequested?
All-weather floor mats75Yes
Cargo tray40Yes
Total Requested115100%
Total Not Requested00%
Advanced Technology Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Around view cameras300No
Surround sound250No
JBL, 576W, 11 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
Obstacle detection, front200No
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Navigation system550Yes
DVD-compatible player0No
Voice control for nav and audio75Yes
App support100Yes
Lane departure prevention system, steering-based200Yes
Pedestrian detection50Yes
Adaptive cruise control500Yes
Automatic braking, low-speed200Yes
Lane departure warning system200Yes
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial200Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system100Yes
Total Requested287572%
Total Not Requested110028%

Option Package Details
Toyota RAV4 Limited

Floor mats
FeatureValueRequested?
Floor mats75Yes
Cargo mat40No
Total Requested7565%
Total Not Requested4035%
All-weather floor mats
FeatureValueRequested?
All-weather floor mats75Yes
Cargo tray40Yes
Total Requested115100%
Total Not Requested00%

Option Package Details
Toyota RAV4 Hybrid Limited

Floor mats
FeatureValueRequested?
Floor mats75Yes
Cargo mat40No
Total Requested7565%
Total Not Requested4035%
All-weather floor mats
FeatureValueRequested?
All-weather floor mats75Yes
Cargo tray40Yes
Total Requested115100%
Total Not Requested00%

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