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Mazda CX-5 vs. Subaru Outback Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Mazda CX-5 vs. Subaru Outback Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $33,455

Mazda CX-5 Grand Touring   
Difference: $4,004

Lowest Total Invoice: $31,746

Mazda CX-5 Grand Touring   
Difference: $2,821

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year20182018201820182018
ModelCX-5OutbackOutbackOutbackOutback
TrimGrand Touring2.5i Limited3.6R Limited2.5i Touring3.6R Touring
Body4dr SUV4dr Wagon4dr Wagon4dr Wagon4dr Wagon
Base Price $29,645 $32,695 $35,395 $36,490 $38,690
Base Invoice $28,503 $30,623 $33,064 $34,111 $36,089
Cargo net 60 81 81 81 81
All-weather floor mats 125 101 101 101 101
Rear bumper protector 125 107 107    
Remote start 550 470 470 470 470
Class II trailer hitch 450 547 547 547 547
Cargo cover 250        
Obstacle detection, rear 475        
Roof rails 400        
Illuminated door sill trim plates 400        
EyeSight and Navigation Package   2,085 1,585    
Wheel-lip moldings   458 458 458 458
Cargo net 48 52 52 52 52
All-weather floor mats 100 65 65 65 65
Rear bumper protector 100 69 69    
Remote start 440 352 352 352 352
Class II trailer hitch 360 410 410 410 410
Cargo cover 200        
Obstacle detection, rear 380        
Roof rails 320        
Illuminated door sill trim plates 320        
EyeSight and Navigation Package   1,738 1,323    
Wheel-lip moldings   343 343 343 343
Options (change) 2,835 3,849 3,349 1,657 1,657
Options (change) 2,268 3,029 2,614 1,222 1,222
Destination 975 915 915 915 915
Total Price $33,455 $37,459 $39,659 $39,062 $41,262
Total Invoice $31,746 $34,567 $36,593 $36,248 $38,226

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Mazda CX-5 vs. Subaru Outback

Lowest Adjusted Price: Mazda CX-5 Grand Touring
Lowest Adjusted Invoice: Subaru Outback 2.5i Limited
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $654
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $270
Model Year20182018201820182018
ModelCX-5OutbackOutbackOutbackOutback
TrimGrand Touring2.5i Limited3.6R Limited2.5i Touring3.6R Touring
Body4dr SUV4dr Wagon4dr Wagon4dr Wagon4dr Wagon
Engine187hp I4175hp H4256hp H6175hp H4256hp H6
TransmissionT6CVT-6CVT-6CVT-6CVT-6
DrivetrainFWDAWDAWDAWDAWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)?, 10576, 12576, 12576, 12576, 12
Tire (rear if not all the same)225/55-19225/60-18225/60-18225/60-18225/60-18
Total Price$33,455$37,459$39,659$39,062$41,262
Adjustments for Features0-3,350-3,350-3,400-3,400
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$33,455$34,109$36,309$35,662$37,862
Cost Above Minimum$0$0$2,200$1,553$3,753
Total Invoice$31,746$34,567$36,593$36,248$38,226
Adjustments for Features0-3,091-3,091-3,155-3,150
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$31,746$31,476$33,502$33,093$35,076
Cost Above Minimum$0$0$2,026$1,617$3,600

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Features Comparison: Mazda CX-5 vs. Subaru Outback

Model Year20182018201820182018
ModelCX-5OutbackOutbackOutbackOutback
TrimGrand Touring2.5i Limited3.6R Limited2.5i Touring3.6R Touring
Body4dr SUV4dr Wagon4dr Wagon4dr Wagon4dr Wagon
Transmission and Drivetrain 
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1100    
6-speed manually-shiftable CVT $1100$1100$1100$1100
FWD$0    
AWD $1700$1700$1700$1700
Accessories 
Heated steering wheel   $100$100
Lead vehicle start alert $25$25$25$25
PIN Code Access $10$10$10$10
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
911 assist$25    
Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seats$0    
Backup collision intervention $150$150$150$150
Following distance indicator$25    
G-vectoring control$50    
Hill descent control $250$250$250$250
Lane sway warning $25$25$25$25
Pedestrian detection $50$50$50$50
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system $100$100$100$100
Seat cushion airbag, driver $75$75$75$75
Seat cushion airbag, passenger $75$75$75$75
Torque vectoring, brake-based $100$100$100$100
Vehicle health reports $0$0$0$0
Cargo Management 
Cargo tray $40$40$40$40
Roof rack $300$300  
Roof rails$250  $250$250
Trailering equipment (4 wire) $125$125$125$125
Climate Control and Infotainment 
Android Auto support $100$100$100$100
App support$100    
Apple CarPlay support $100$100$100$100
CD player $125$125$125$125
MP3-compatible player $50$50$50$50
Navigation map updates, three years $0$0$0$0
Rain-sensing wipers$175    
Surround sound$250    
Telematics service, such as OnStar $300$300$300$300
Traffic + travel information $25$25$25$25
Traffic information$25    
Variable intermittent wipers $75$75$75$75
Wiper de-icer $25$25$25$25
Exterior 
Active grille shutters $0$0$0$0
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s)$25    
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Compass $0$0$0$0
Interior ambient lighting $150$150$150$150
Powertrain 
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls $100$100$100$100
Seats and Interior Trim 
Door sill trim plates $100$100$100$100
Heated second row seats $200$200$200$200
Illuminated door sill trim plates$200    
Power height adjuster, passenger seat$100    
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Alloy wheels$350    
Electronic systems calibration selector $200$200$200$200
Machined alloy wheels $350$350$350$350
Raised heavy-duty suspension $0$0$0$0
Total Value of Features$2,675$6,025$6,025$6,075$6,075
Value of Feature Adjustments$0$3,350$3,350$3,400$3,400
Value of Feature Adjustments0-3,091-3,091-3,155-3,150

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Specifications Comparison: Mazda CX-5 vs. Subaru Outback

Model Year20182018
ModelCX-5Outback
Body4dr SUV4dr Wagon
Wheelbase106.2 in108.1 in
Length179.1 in189.9 in
Width72.5 in72.4 in
Height65.3 in66.1 in
Curb Weight3,563 lb.3,623 lb.
Fuel Capacity14.8 gal.18.5 gal.
Row 1 Headroom39.7 in40.8 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room57.1 in58.1 in
Row 1 Hip Room55.2 in55.5 in
Row 1 Legroom41.0 in42.9 in
Row 2 Headroom39.0 in38.9 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room54.8 in57.3 in
Row 2 Hip Room55.3 in55.0 in
Row 2 Legroom39.6 in38.1 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
30.9 ft335.5 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
59.6 ft373.3 ft3

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Option Package Details
Subaru Outback 2.5i 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 system550Yes
Steering-linked headlights150Yes
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Voice control for nav and audio75Yes
Traffic + travel information25No
Backup collision intervention150No
LED headlights, single projector or low beam only750Yes
Navigation map updates, three years0No
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed750Yes
Lead vehicle start alert25No
Lane departure prevention, steering-based200Yes
Pedestrian detection50No
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system100No
Lane departure warning200Yes
Automatic braking, low-speed200Yes
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial200Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Lane sway warning25No
Total Requested377591%
Total Not Requested3759%

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 system550Yes
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Voice control for nav and audio75Yes
Traffic + travel information25No
Backup collision intervention150No
Navigation map updates, three years0No
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed750Yes
Lead vehicle start alert25No
Lane departure prevention, steering-based200Yes
Pedestrian detection50No
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system100No
Lane departure warning200Yes
Automatic braking, low-speed200Yes
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial200Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Lane sway warning25No
Total Requested287588%
Total Not Requested37512%

Option Package Details
Subaru Outback 2.5i Touring

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

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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