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Honda Pilot vs. Subaru Outback Price Comparison (MSRP)

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

Honda Pilot vs. Subaru Outback Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $39,080

Subaru Outback 3.6R Limited   
Difference: $1,265

Lowest Total Invoice: $36,094

Subaru Outback 3.6R Limited   
Difference: $863

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year201720172017
ModelPilotOutbackOutback
TrimEX-L3.6R Limited3.6R Touring
Body4dr SUV4dr Wagon4dr Wagon
Base Price $36,605 $34,995 $38,195
Base Invoice $33,463 $32,696 $35,635
AWD 1,800    
Navigation system 1,000    
EyeSight and Navigation Package   1,595  
Class II trailer hitch   550 550
Cargo net   70 70
Rear bumper protector   95 95
Wheel-lip moldings   450 450
Remote start   450 450
AWD 1,642    
Navigation system 912    
EyeSight and Navigation Package   1,331  
Class II trailer hitch   412 412
Cargo net   45 45
Rear bumper protector   61 61
Wheel-lip moldings   337 337
Remote start   337 337
Options (change) 2,800 3,210 1,615
Options (change) 2,554 2,523 1,192
Destination 940 875 875
Total Price $40,345 $39,080 $40,685
Total Invoice $36,957 $36,094 $37,702

The configured Honda Pilot 4dr SUV has a 280-horsepower 3.5L V6 engine, a AWD drivetrain, and a 6-speed 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 Honda Pilot and Subaru Outback are comparably equipped, each includes features not on the other car. The base sticker price of the Honda Pilot EX-L trim is $36,605. The features would cost an additional $2,800. Including the destination charge of $940, the total price of this trim is $40,345.

The base sticker price of the Subaru Outback 3.6R Limited trim is $34,995. The features would cost an additional $3,210. Including the destination charge of $875, the total price of this trim is $39,080.

The base sticker price of the Subaru Outback 3.6R Touring trim is $38,195. The features would cost an additional $1,615. Including the destination charge of $875, the total price of this trim is $40,685.

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 Pilot 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 Honda Pilot 4dr SUV has a 280-horsepower 3.5L V6 engine, a AWD drivetrain, and a 6-speed 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 Honda Pilot and Subaru Outback are comparably equipped, each includes features not on the other car. The invoice of the Honda Pilot EX-L trim is $33,463. The features would cost an additional $2,554. Including the destination charge of $940, the total price of this trim is $36,957.

The invoice of the Subaru Outback 3.6R Limited trim is $32,696. The features would cost an additional $2,523. Including the destination charge of $875, the total price of this trim is $36,094.

The invoice of the Subaru Outback 3.6R Touring trim is $35,635. The features would cost an additional $1,192. Including the destination charge of $875, the total price of this trim is $37,702.

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 Pilot 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: Honda Pilot vs. Subaru Outback

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Subaru Outback 3.6R Limited
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $2,190
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $1,717
Model Year201720172017
ModelPilotOutbackOutback
TrimEX-L3.6R Limited3.6R Touring
Body4dr SUV4dr Wagon4dr Wagon
Engine280hp V6256hp H6256hp H6
TransmissionA6CVT-6CVT-6
DrivetrainAWDAWDAWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)18/26 MPG20/27 MPG20/27 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)225, 7576, 12576, 12
Tire (rear if not all the same)245/60-18225/60-18225/60-18
Total Price$40,345$39,080$40,685
Adjustments for Features0-925-1,275
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$40,345$38,155$39,410
Cost Above Minimum$0$0$1,255
Total Invoice$36,957$36,094$37,702
Adjustments for Features0-854-1,182
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$36,957$35,240$36,520
Cost Above Minimum$0$0$1,280

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Features Comparison: Honda Pilot vs. Subaru Outback

Model Year201720172017
ModelPilotOutbackOutback
TrimEX-L3.6R Limited3.6R Touring
Body4dr SUV4dr Wagon4dr Wagon
Transmission and Drivetrain 
6-speed automatic$1000  
6-speed manually-shiftable CVT $1100$1100
AWD$1700$1700$1700
Accessories 
Active noise reduction$0  
Adaptive cruise control$750  
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed $1000$1000
Heated steering wheel  $100
Lead vehicle start alert $25$25
PIN Code Access $10$10
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
911 assist$25  
Backup collision intervention $150$150
Blind spot camera, passenger side$300  
Blind spot warning system $200$200
Hill descent control $250$250
Lane departure prevention system, steering-based $200$200
Lane keeping assist system$400  
Lane sway warning system $25$25
Obstacle detection, rear $300$300
Rear cross-traffic detection $100$100
Seat cushion airbag, driver $75$75
Seat cushion airbag, passenger $75$75
Side curtain airbags $350$350
Side curtain airbags, three rows$500  
Trailer sway control$25  
Vehicle health reports $0$0
Cargo Management 
Cargo cover $75$75
Cargo tray $40$40
Class II trailer hitch $200$200
Class III trailer hitch$250  
Roof rails  $250
Trailering equipment (4 wire) $125$125
Climate Control and Infotainment 
Android Auto support$0  
Apple CarPlay support$0  
CD player $125$125
HD radio $50$50
MP3-compatible player $50$50
Navigation map updates, three years $0$0
Rear air vents $100$100
Rear air vents with automatic controls$250  
Rear HVAC unit$400  
Siri Eyes Free support $0$0
Telematics service, such as OnStar $300$300
Traffic + travel information $25$25
Traffic information$25  
Wiper de-icer $25$25
Exterior 
Active grille shutters $0$0
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s)$50  
Skid plate (one)$50  
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Auto-dimming headlights $200$200
Conversation mirror$25  
Interior ambient lighting $150$150
Spotter mirror(s)$50  
Steering-linked fog lights $75$75
Turn signals on or near mirrors $25$25
Xenon HID headlights $500$500
Powertrain 
Active rear differential$500  
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls $100$100
Seats and Interior Trim 
Door sill trim plates $100$100
Folding third row seats$600  
Heated second row seats $200$200
Manual fore-aft adjuster, second row seats$75  
Manual recliner, third row seats$125  
Memory system, driver seat $200$200
Power release, second row seats$100  
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Adaptive dampers - mechanical$100  
Alloy wheels$350  
Electronic systems calibration selector $200$200
Machined alloy wheels $350$350
Raised heavy-duty suspension $0$0
Suggestive steering$0  
Terrain selector$200  
Total Value of Features$7,850$8,775$9,125
Value of Feature Adjustments$0$925$1,275
Value of Feature Adjustments0-854-1,182

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Specifications Comparison: Honda Pilot vs. Subaru Outback

Model Year20172017
ModelPilotOutback
Body4dr SUV4dr Wagon
Wheelbase111.0 in108.1 in
Length194.5 in189.6 in
Width78.6 in72.4 in
Height69.8 in66.1 in
Curb Weight4,230 lb.3,810 lb.
Fuel Capacity19.5 gal.18.5 gal.
Row 1 Headroom40.1 in40.8 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room62.0 in57.3 in
Row 1 Hip Room59.1 in55.5 in
Row 1 Legroom40.9 in42.9 in
Row 2 Headroom40.2 in38.9 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room62.0 in57.3 in
Row 2 Hip Room57.3 in55.0 in
Row 2 Legroom38.4 in38.1 in
Row 3 Headroom38.9 in0.0 in
Row 3 Shoulder Room57.6 in0.0 in
Row 3 Hip Room44.6 in0.0 in
Row 3 Legroom31.9 in0.0 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
16.5 ft335.5 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Behind R2
46.8 ft335.5 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
83.9 ft373.3 ft3

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Option Package Details
Honda Pilot EX-L

AWD
FeatureValueRequested?
AWD0Yes
Heated mirrors25Yes
Trailer sway control25No
Active rear differential500No
Terrain selector200No
Total Requested253%
Total Not Requested72597%
Navigation system
FeatureValueRequested?
Navigation system600Yes
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
Traffic information25Yes
Total Requested725100%
Total Not Requested00%
Honda Sensing
FeatureValueRequested?
Adaptive cruise control500Yes
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system100Yes
Lane departure warning system200Yes
Automatic braking, low-speed200Yes
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial200Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Pedestrian detection50Yes
Lane keeping assist system400No
Total Requested145078%
Total Not Requested40022%

Option Package Details
Subaru Outback 3.6R Limited

Class II trailer hitch
FeatureValueRequested?
Class II trailer hitch200Yes
Trailering equipment (4 wire)125No
Total Requested20062%
Total Not Requested12538%
EyeSight and Navigation Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Navigation system600Yes
Obstacle detection, rear300No
Auto-dimming headlights200No
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-speed750Yes
Lane departure prevention system, steering-based200Yes
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system100Yes
Lane departure warning system200Yes
Automatic braking, low-speed200Yes
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial200Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Lane sway warning system25No
Lead vehicle start alert25No
Pedestrian detection50Yes
Total Requested257576%
Total Not Requested80024%

Option Package Details
Subaru Outback 3.6R Touring

Class II trailer hitch
FeatureValueRequested?
Class II trailer hitch200Yes
Trailering equipment (4 wire)125No
Total Requested20062%
Total Not Requested12538%

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