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Subaru Outback vs. Acura MDX Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Subaru Outback vs. Acura MDX Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $38,365

Subaru Outback 3.6R Limited   
Difference: $19,260

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year201820182018
ModelOutbackOutbackMDX
Trim3.6R Limited3.6R TouringAdvance
Body4dr Wagon4dr Wagon4dr SUV
Base Price $35,395 $38,690 $54,650
EyeSight and Navigation Package 1,585    
Remote start 470 470  
AWD     2,000
EyeSight and Navigation Package 1,323    
Remote start 352 352  
AWD     1,874
Options (change) 2,055 470 2,000
Options (change) 1,675 352 1,874
Destination 915 915 975
Total Price $38,365 $40,075 $57,625

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Subaru Outback vs. Acura MDX

Lowest Adjusted Price: Subaru Outback 3.6R Limited
Lowest Adjusted Invoice: Acura MDX Advance
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $13,980
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $33,066
Model Year201820182018
ModelOutbackOutbackMDX
Trim3.6R Limited3.6R TouringAdvance
Body4dr Wagon4dr Wagon4dr SUV
Engine256hp H6256hp H6290hp I6
TransmissionCVT-6CVT-6T9
DrivetrainAWDAWDAWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)20/27 MPG20/27 MPG18/26 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)576, 12576, 12501, 10
Tire (rear if not all the same)225/60-18225/60-18245/50-20
Total Price$38,365$40,075$57,625
Adjustments for Features0-90-5,280
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$38,365$39,985$52,345
Cost Above Minimum$0$1,620$0

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Features Comparison: Subaru Outback vs. Acura MDX

Model Year201820182018
ModelOutbackOutbackMDX
Trim3.6R Limited3.6R TouringAdvance
Body4dr Wagon4dr Wagon4dr SUV
Transmission and Drivetrain 
6-speed manually-shiftable CVT$1100$1100 
9-speed manually-shiftable automatic  $1400
AWD$1700$1700$1700
Accessories 
Active noise reduction  $0
Display key  $50
Heated steering wheel $100$100
Lead vehicle start alert$25$25 
PIN Code Access$10$10 
Remote window/roof operation  $15
Sunshades, second row  $125
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, manual$250$250 
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, power  $350
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Around view cameras  $500
Backup collision intervention$150$150 
Hill descent control$250$250 
Knee airbag, driver  $100
Lane departure prevention, steering-based$200$200 
Lane keeping assist  $400
Lane sway warning$25$25 
Obstacle detection, front  $200
Rearview camera$200$200 
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 
Wide-view front camera  $150
Wide-view rear camera  $0
Cargo Management 
Cargo cover$75$75 
Cargo tray$40$40 
Console with shifter$150$150 
Console without shifter  $150
Roof rack$300  
Roof rails $250$250
Second-row high console  $250
Climate Control and Infotainment 
App support  $100
Media drive  $15
Navigation map updates, three years$0$0 
Rain-sensing wipers  $175
Rear air vents$100$100 
Rear air vents with automatic controls  $250
Rear HVAC unit  $400
Surround sound  $250
Variable intermittent wipers$75$75 
Wiper de-icer$25$25 
Exterior 
Active grille shutters$0$0 
Bodyside cladding (gray/black)$250$250 
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s)  $25
Laminated front side windows  $200
Rear bumper protector $40 
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror  $75
Auto-dimming passenger-side mirror  $75
LED headlights  $1000
LED headlights, single projector or low beam only$750$750 
Mirror tilt-down in reverse  $25
Power-folding mirrors  $50
Spotter mirror(s)  $50
Steering-linked headlights$150$150 
Powertrain 
Active rear differential  $500
Automatic start / stop  $150
Seats and Interior Trim 
Cooled or ventilated front seats  $300
Coordinated climate control, front seats  $25
Folding third row seats  $600
Leather door panel trim  $250
Manual fore-aft adjuster, second row seats  $75
Power height adjuster, passenger seat  $100
Power lumbar adjuster, passenger seat  $100
Power release, second row seats  $50
Power tilt adjuster, passenger seat  $100
Wood trim  $300
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Adaptive dampers - mechanical  $100
Alloy wheels  $350
Machined alloy wheels$350$350 
Raised heavy-duty suspension$0$0 
Total Value of Features$6,675$6,765$11,955
Value of Feature Adjustments$0$90$5,280
Value of Feature Adjustments0-84-261

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Specifications Comparison: Subaru Outback vs. Acura MDX

Model Year20182018
ModelOutbackMDX
Body4dr Wagon4dr SUV
Wheelbase108.1 in111.0 in
Length189.9 in196.2 in
Width72.4 in77.2 in
Height66.1 in67.4 in
Curb Weight3,893 lb.4,215 lb.
Fuel Capacity18.5 gal.19.5 gal.
Row 1 Headroom40.8 in38.1 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room58.1 in61.1 in
Row 1 Hip Room55.5 in57.5 in
Row 1 Legroom42.9 in41.4 in
Row 2 Headroom38.9 in38.3 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room57.3 in59.1 in
Row 2 Hip Room55.0 in57.8 in
Row 2 Legroom38.1 in36.6 in
Row 3 Headroom0.0 in35.6 in
Row 3 Shoulder Room0.0 in54.7 in
Row 3 Hip Room0.0 in40.6 in
Row 3 Legroom0.0 in28.1 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
35.5 ft315.0 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Behind R2
35.538.4 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
73.3 ft368.4 ft3

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Option Package Details
Subaru Outback 3.6R Limited

EyeSight and Navigation Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Navigation system550Yes
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Voice control for nav and audio75Yes
Traffic + travel information25Yes
Backup collision intervention150No
Navigation map updates, three years0No
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed750Yes
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system100Yes
Lane departure warning200Yes
Automatic braking, low-speed200Yes
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial200Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Lane sway warning25No
Lead vehicle start alert25No
Lane departure prevention, steering-based200Yes
Pedestrian detection50Yes
Total Requested305094%
Total Not Requested2006%

Option Package Details
Acura MDX Advance

AWD
FeatureValueRequested?
AWD0Yes
Temporary spare tire150Yes
Trailer sway control25No
Active rear differential500No
Total Requested15022%
Total Not Requested52578%

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