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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: $26,285

Honda CR-V LX   
Difference: $10,035

Lowest Total Invoice: $24,741

Honda CR-V LX   
Difference: $9,167

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year201720172017
ModelCR-VOutbackOutback
TrimLX3.6R Limited3.6R Touring
Body4dr SUV4dr Wagon4dr Wagon
Base Price $24,045 $34,995 $38,195
Base Invoice $22,584 $32,696 $35,635
AWD 1,300    
Wheel-lip moldings   450 450
AWD 1,217    
Wheel-lip moldings   337 337
Options (change) 1,300 450 450
Options (change) 1,217 337 337
Destination 940 875 875
Total Price $26,285 $36,320 $39,520
Total Invoice $24,741 $33,908 $36,847

The configured Honda CR-V 4dr SUV has a 184-horsepower 2.4L I4 engine, a AWD drivetrain, and a CVT 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 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 LX trim is $24,045. The features would cost an additional $1,300. Including the destination charge of $940, the total price of this trim is $26,285.

The base sticker price of the Subaru Outback 3.6R Limited trim is $34,995. The features would cost an additional $450. Including the destination charge of $875, the total price of this trim is $36,320.

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 2. The feature adjusted price of the Subaru Outback trims is 8. Based on this adjustment, the Subaru Outback 3.6R Touring 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 has a 184-horsepower 2.4L I4 engine, a AWD drivetrain, and a CVT 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 Honda CR-V and Subaru Outback are comparably equipped, each includes features not on the other car. The invoice of the Honda CR-V LX trim is $22,584. The features would cost an additional $1,217. Including the destination charge of $940, the total price of this trim is $24,741.

The invoice of the Subaru Outback 3.6R Limited trim is $32,696. The features would cost an additional $337. Including the destination charge of $875, the total price of this trim is $33,908.

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 2. The feature adjusted price of the Subaru Outback trims is 6. Based on this adjustment, the Subaru Outback 3.6R Touring 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: Honda CR-V vs. Subaru Outback

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Honda CR-V LX
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $1,555
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $1,216
Model Year201720172017
ModelCR-VOutbackOutback
TrimLX3.6R Limited3.6R Touring
Body4dr SUV4dr Wagon4dr Wagon
Engine184hp I4256hp H6256hp H6
TransmissionCVTCVT-6CVT-6
DrivetrainAWDAWDAWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)25/31 MPG20/27 MPG20/27 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)160, 4576, 12576, 12
Tire (rear if not all the same)235/65-17225/60-18225/60-18
Total Price$26,285$36,320$39,520
Adjustments for Features0-7,855-11,680
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$26,285$28,465$27,840
Cost Above Minimum$0$625$0
Total Invoice$24,741$33,908$36,847
Adjustments for Features0-7,333-10,890
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$24,741$26,575$25,957
Cost Above Minimum$0$618$0

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Features Comparison: Honda CR-V vs. Subaru Outback

Model Year201720172017
ModelCR-VOutbackOutback
TrimLX3.6R Limited3.6R Touring
Body4dr SUV4dr Wagon4dr Wagon
Transmission and Drivetrain 
CVT$1000  
6-speed manually-shiftable CVT $1100$1100
AWD$1700$1700$1700
Accessories 
Active noise reduction$0  
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed  $1000
Cruise control$250$250 
Heated steering wheel  $100
Lead vehicle start alert  $25
PIN Code Access $10$10
Power liftgate $350$350
Proximity key $250$250
Universal garage door opener $100$100
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial  $200
Automatic braking, low-speed  $200
Backup collision intervention  $250
Blind spot warning system $200$200
Forward collision warning  $200
Hill descent control $250$250
Lane departure prevention system, steering-based  $200
Lane departure warning system  $200
Lane sway warning system  $25
Obstacle detection, rear  $300
Pedestrian detection  $50
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system  $100
Rear cross-traffic detection $100$100
Seat cushion airbag, driver $75$75
Seat cushion airbag, passenger $75$75
Torque vectoring, brake-based $100$100
Vehicle health reports $0$0
Cargo Management 
Cargo cover $75$75
Cargo tray $40$40
Console with shifter $150$150
Console without shifter$150  
Roof rails  $250
Climate Control and Infotainment 
App support $100$100
Aux input $50$50
CD player $125$125
Dual-zone climate control $125$125
HD radio $50$50
Intermittent wipers$0  
MP3-compatible player $50$50
Navigation map updates, three years  $0
Navigation system  $600
Pandora internet radio connectivity$50  
Satellite radio $200$200
Siri Eyes Free support $0$0
SMS text-to-speech reader $50$50
Telematics service, such as OnStar $300$300
Traffic + travel information  $25
Variable intermittent wipers $75$75
Voice control for audio system $25 
Voice control for nav and audio  $100
Wiper de-icer $25$25
Exterior 
Deep-tinted rear windows $275$275
Sunroof $900$900
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Auto-dimming headlights  $200
Auto-dimming rearview mirror $150$150
Automatic headlights $125$125
Automatic-off headlights$25  
Compass $0$0
Conversation mirror$25  
Fog lights $125$125
Heated mirrors $25$25
Illuminated visor mirror, driver $50$50
Illuminated visor mirror, passenger $50$50
Interior ambient lighting $150$150
Steering-linked fog lights  $75
Turn signals on or near mirrors $25$25
Visor mirror, driver$10  
Visor mirror, passenger$10  
Xenon HID headlights $500$500
Powertrain 
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls $100$100
Seats and Interior Trim 
Door sill trim plates $100$100
Heated front seats $200$200
Heated second row seats $200$200
Leather seating surfaces $900$900
Leather-wrapped steering wheel $150$150
Manual height adjuster, driver seat$50  
Memory system, driver seat $200$200
Power fore-aft adjuster, driver seat $100$100
Power fore-aft adjuster, passenger seat $100$100
Power height adjuster, driver seat $100$100
Power lumbar adjuster, driver seat $100$100
Power recliner, driver seat $100$100
Power recliner, passenger seat $100$100
Power tilt adjuster, driver seat $100$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$3,620$11,475$15,300
Value of Feature Adjustments$0$7,855$11,680
Value of Feature Adjustments0-7,333-10,890

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Specifications Comparison: Honda CR-V vs. Subaru Outback

Model Year20172017
ModelCR-VOutback
Body4dr SUV4dr Wagon
Wheelbase104.7 in108.1 in
Length180.6 in189.6 in
Width73.0 in72.4 in
Height66.1 in66.1 in
Curb Weight3,421 lb.3,810 lb.
Fuel Capacity14.0 gal.18.5 gal.
Row 1 Headroom40.0 in40.8 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room57.9 in57.3 in
Row 1 Hip Room55.1 in55.5 in
Row 1 Legroom41.3 in42.9 in
Row 2 Headroom39.2 in38.9 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room55.6 in57.3 in
Row 2 Hip Room49.5 in55.0 in
Row 2 Legroom40.4 in38.1 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
39.2 ft335.5 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
75.8 ft373.3 ft3

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