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Chevrolet Equinox vs. Subaru Outback Price Comparison (MSRP)

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

Chevrolet Equinox vs. Subaru Outback Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $38,702

Subaru Outback 3.6R Limited   
Difference: $2,808

Lowest Total Invoice: $35,803

Subaru Outback 3.6R Limited   
Difference: $3,469

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Model Year201820172017
ModelEquinoxOutbackOutback
TrimPremier3.6R Limited3.6R Touring
Body4dr SUV4dr Wagon4dr Wagon
Base Price $30,790 $34,995 $38,195
Base Invoice $29,251 $32,696 $35,635
Confidence & Convenience Package II 1,895    
Roof rack crossbars 270    
Sun, Sound, & Navigation Package 2,620    
turbocharged 2.0-liter engine 2,795    
Cargo Package 295    
All-weather floor mats 150 72 72
AWD 1,750    
EyeSight and Navigation Package   1,595  
Class II trailer hitch   550 550
Cargo net   70 70
Rear bumper protector   95 95
Remote start   450 450
Confidence & Convenience Package II 1,724    
Roof rack crossbars 246    
Sun, Sound, & Navigation Package 2,384    
turbocharged 2.0-liter engine 2,655    
Cargo Package 268    
All-weather floor mats 137 46 46
AWD 1,662    
EyeSight and Navigation Package   1,331  
Class II trailer hitch   412 412
Cargo net   45 45
Rear bumper protector   61 61
Remote start   337 337
Options (change) 9,775 2,832 1,237
Options (change) 9,076 2,232 901
Destination 945 875 875
Total Price $41,510 $38,702 $40,307
Total Invoice $39,272 $35,803 $37,411

The configured Chevrolet Equinox 4dr SUV has a turbocharged 252hp 2.0L I4 engine, a AWD drivetrain, and a 9-speed manually-shiftable automatic transmission.

The configured Subaru Outback 4dr Wagon has a 256-horsepower 3.6L H6 engine, a AWD drivetrain, and a 6-speed manually-shiftable CVT transmission.

Even when the Chevrolet Equinox and Subaru Outback are comparably equipped, each includes features not on the other car. The base sticker price of the Chevrolet Equinox Premier trim is $30,790. The features would cost an additional $9,775. Including the destination charge of $945, the total price of this trim is $41,510.

The base sticker price of the Subaru Outback 3.6R Limited trim is $34,995. The features would cost an additional $2,832. Including the destination charge of $875, the total price of this trim is $38,702.

The base sticker price of the Subaru Outback 3.6R Touring trim is $38,195. The features would cost an additional $1,237. Including the destination charge of $875, the total price of this trim is $40,307.

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 Chevrolet Equinox trims is 4. The feature adjusted price of the Subaru Outback trims is 8. Based on this adjustment, the Subaru Outback 3.6R 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 Chevrolet Equinox 4dr SUV has a turbocharged 252hp 2.0L I4 engine, a AWD drivetrain, and a 9-speed manually-shiftable automatic transmission.

The configured Subaru Outback 4dr Wagon has a 256-horsepower 3.6L H6 engine, a AWD drivetrain, and a 6-speed manually-shiftable CVT transmission.

Even when the Chevrolet Equinox and Subaru Outback are comparably equipped, each includes features not on the other car. The invoice of the Chevrolet Equinox Premier trim is $29,251. The features would cost an additional $9,076. Including the destination charge of $945, the total price of this trim is $39,272.

The invoice of the Subaru Outback 3.6R Limited trim is $32,696. The features would cost an additional $2,232. Including the destination charge of $875, the total price of this trim is $35,803.

The invoice of the Subaru Outback 3.6R Touring trim is $35,635. The features would cost an additional $901. Including the destination charge of $875, the total price of this trim is $37,411.

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 Chevrolet Equinox trims is 3. The feature adjusted price of the Subaru Outback trims is 5. Based on this adjustment, the Subaru Outback 3.6R 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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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Chevrolet Equinox vs. Subaru Outback

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Subaru Outback 3.6R Limited
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $2,248
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $2,939
Model Year201820172017
ModelEquinoxOutbackOutback
TrimPremier3.6R Limited3.6R Touring
Body4dr SUV4dr Wagon4dr Wagon
Engine252hp I4256hp H6256hp H6
TransmissionT9CVT-6CVT-6
DrivetrainAWDAWDAWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)22/28 MPG20/27 MPG20/27 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)?, 7576, 12576, 12
Tire (rear if not all the same)235/50-19225/60-18225/60-18
Total Price$41,510$38,702$40,307
Adjustments for Features-5600-350
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$40,950$38,702$39,957
Cost Above Minimum$0$0$1,255
Total Invoice$39,272$35,803$37,411
Adjustments for Features-5300-325
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$38,742$35,803$37,086
Cost Above Minimum$0$0$1,283

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Features Comparison: Chevrolet Equinox vs. Subaru Outback

Model Year201820172017
ModelEquinoxOutbackOutback
TrimPremier3.6R Limited3.6R Touring
Body4dr SUV4dr Wagon4dr Wagon
Transmission and Drivetrain 
9-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1400  
6-speed manually-shiftable CVT $1100$1100
AWD$1700$1700$1700
Accessories 
AC power outlet$100  
Active noise reduction$0  
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed $1000$1000
Cruise control$250  
Hands-free trunk or liftgate$100  
Heated steering wheel$100 $100
Lead vehicle start alert $25$25
PIN Code Access $10$10
Remote app$25  
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Around view cameras$500  
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial $200$200
Backup collision intervention $150$150
Following distance indicator$25  
Hill descent control $250$250
Lane sway warning system $25$25
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system $100$100
Rearview camera $200$200
Safety key$5  
Seat cushion airbag, driver $75$75
Seat cushion airbag, passenger $75$75
Torque vectoring, brake-based $100$100
Cargo Management 
Cargo area partition net$40  
Roof rack$300  
Roof rails  $250
Climate Control and Infotainment 
4G LTE connectivity$50  
Android Auto support$0  
Apple CarPlay support$0  
CD player $125$125
Larger infotainment display$0  
MP3-compatible player $50$50
Navigation map updates, three years $0$0
SD Card slot$25  
Siri Eyes Free support $0$0
Telematics service, such as OnStar $300$300
Telematics service, such as OnStar, with navigation$325  
Traffic + travel information $25$25
Voice control for external devices$0  
Wi-Fi hotspot$50  
Wiper de-icer $25$25
Wireless charging station$75  
Exterior 
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s)$50  
Panoramic sunroof$1200  
Sunroof $900$900
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror$75  
Auto-dimming passenger-side mirror$75  
Compass $0$0
LED headlights, single projector or low beam only$750  
Steering-linked fog lights $75$75
Xenon HID headlights $500$500
Powertrain 
Automatic start / stop$150  
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls $100$100
Seats and Interior Trim 
Cooled or ventilated front seats$300  
Door sill trim plates $100$100
Floor mats, second row (optional)$0  
Power height adjuster, passenger seat$100  
Power lumbar adjuster, passenger seat$100  
Power tilt adjuster, passenger seat$100  
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Alloy wheels$350  
Electronic systems calibration selector $200$200
Machined alloy wheels $350$350
Raised heavy-duty suspension $0$0
Total Value of Features$8,320$7,760$8,110
Value of Feature Adjustments$560$0$350
Value of Feature Adjustments-5300-325

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Specifications Comparison: Chevrolet Equinox vs. Subaru Outback

Model Year20182017
ModelEquinoxOutback
Body4dr SUV4dr Wagon
Wheelbase107.3 in108.1 in
Length183.1 in189.6 in
Width72.6 in72.4 in
Height65.4 in66.1 in
Curb Weight3,610 lb.3,810 lb.
Fuel Capacity14.9 gal.18.5 gal.
Row 1 Headroom40.0 in40.8 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room57.2 in57.3 in
Row 1 Hip Room54.2 in55.5 in
Row 1 Legroom40.9 in42.9 in
Row 2 Headroom38.5 in38.9 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room55.5 in57.3 in
Row 2 Hip Room51.7 in55.0 in
Row 2 Legroom39.7 in38.1 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
29.9 ft335.5 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
63.5 ft373.3 ft3

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Option Package Details
Chevrolet Equinox Premier

Confidence & Convenience Package II
FeatureValueRequested?
Heated second row seats200Yes
Cooled or ventilated front seats300No
Power recliner, passenger seat100Yes
Power fore-aft adjuster, passenger seat100Yes
Power lumbar adjuster, passenger seat100No
Power height adjuster, passenger seat100No
Power tilt adjuster, passenger seat100No
Heated steering wheel100Yes
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
Lane departure warning system200Yes
Around view cameras300No
Automatic braking, low-speed200Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Lane departure prevention system, steering-based200Yes
Pedestrian detection50Yes
Following distance indicator25No
Total Requested155063%
Total Not Requested92537%
Sun, Sound, & Navigation Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Navigation system600Yes
Panoramic sunroof1200No
Voice control for nav and audio75Yes
Bose, 7 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
HD radio50Yes
Total Requested72532%
Total Not Requested155068%
turbocharged 2.0-liter engine
FeatureValueRequested?
235/50HR19 tires400No
Trailering equipment (4 wire)125Yes
Class II trailer hitch200Yes
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s)50No
9-speed manually-shiftable automatic0Yes
turbocharged
2.0L I4
DOHC-4v
252 hp@5500
260 lb-ft@2500
1000Yes
Total Requested132575%
Total Not Requested45025%
Cargo Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Cargo cover75Yes
Cargo area partition net40No
Cargo tray40Yes
Total Requested11574%
Total Not Requested4026%

Option Package Details
Subaru Outback 3.6R Limited

Class II trailer hitch
FeatureValueRequested?
Class II trailer hitch200Yes
Trailering equipment (4 wire)125Yes
Total Requested325100%
Total Not Requested00%
EyeSight and Navigation Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Navigation system600Yes
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
Voice control for nav and audio75Yes
Traffic + travel information25No
Backup collision intervention150No
Navigation map updates, three years0No
Steering-linked fog lights75No
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed750No
Lane departure prevention system, steering-based200Yes
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system100No
Lane departure warning system200Yes
Automatic braking, low-speed200Yes
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial200No
Forward collision warning200Yes
Lane sway warning system25No
Lead vehicle start alert25No
Pedestrian detection50Yes
Total Requested202560%
Total Not Requested135040%

Option Package Details
Subaru Outback 3.6R Touring

Class II trailer hitch
FeatureValueRequested?
Class II trailer hitch200Yes
Trailering equipment (4 wire)125Yes
Total Requested325100%
Total Not Requested00%

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