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

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Subaru Outback vs. Mazda CX-5 Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $35,075

Mazda CX-5 Grand Touring   
Difference: $2,384

Lowest Total Invoice: $33,455

Mazda CX-5 Grand Touring   
Difference: $1,112

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year20182018201820182017
ModelOutbackOutbackOutbackOutbackCX-5
Trim2.5i Limited3.6R Limited2.5i Touring3.6R TouringGrand Touring
Body4dr Wagon4dr Wagon4dr Wagon4dr Wagon4dr SUV
Base Price $32,695 $35,395 $36,490 $38,690 $29,395
Base Invoice $30,623 $33,064 $34,111 $36,089 $28,558
EyeSight and Navigation Package 2,085 1,585      
Wheel-lip moldings 458 458 458 458  
Cargo net 81 81 81 81 60
Rear bumper protector 107 107     125
All-weather floor mats 101 101 101 101 125
Class II trailer hitch 547 547 547 547 450
Remote start 470 470 470 470 550
Premium Package         1,830
Cargo tray         75
Cargo cover         250
Roof rails         400
Obstacle detection, rear         475
Illuminated door sill trim plates         400
EyeSight and Navigation Package 1,738 1,323      
Wheel-lip moldings 343 343 343 343  
Cargo net 52 52 52 52 48
Rear bumper protector 69 69     100
All-weather floor mats 65 65 65 65 100
Class II trailer hitch 410 410 410 410 360
Remote start 352 352 352 352 440
Premium Package         1,629
Cargo tray         60
Cargo cover         200
Roof rails         320
Obstacle detection, rear         380
Illuminated door sill trim plates         320
Options (change) 3,849 3,349 1,657 1,657 4,740
Options (change) 3,029 2,614 1,222 1,222 3,957
Destination 915 915 915 915 940
Total Price $37,459 $39,659 $39,062 $41,262 $35,075
Total Invoice $34,567 $36,593 $36,248 $38,226 $33,455

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

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Subaru Outback 2.5i Limited
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $176
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $1,250
Model Year20182018201820182017
ModelOutbackOutbackOutbackOutbackCX-5
Trim2.5i Limited3.6R Limited2.5i Touring3.6R TouringGrand Touring
Body4dr Wagon4dr Wagon4dr Wagon4dr Wagon4dr SUV
Engine175hp H4256hp H6175hp H4256hp H6187hp I4
TransmissionCVT-6CVT-6CVT-6CVT-6T6
DrivetrainAWDAWDAWDAWDFWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)576, 12576, 12576, 12576, 12?, 10
Tire (rear if not all the same)225/60-18225/60-18225/60-18225/60-18225/55-19
Total Price$37,459$39,659$39,062$41,262$35,075
Adjustments for Features-2,560-2,560-2,610-2,6100
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$34,899$37,099$36,452$38,652$35,075
Cost Above Minimum$0$2,200$1,553$3,753$0
Total Invoice$34,567$36,593$36,248$38,226$33,455
Adjustments for Features-2,362-2,362-2,422-2,4180
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$32,205$34,231$33,826$35,808$33,455
Cost Above Minimum$0$2,026$1,621$3,603$0

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Features Comparison: Subaru Outback vs. Mazda CX-5

Model Year20182018201820182017
ModelOutbackOutbackOutbackOutbackCX-5
Trim2.5i Limited3.6R Limited2.5i Touring3.6R TouringGrand Touring
Body4dr Wagon4dr Wagon4dr Wagon4dr Wagon4dr SUV
Transmission and Drivetrain 
6-speed manually-shiftable CVT$1100$1100$1100$1100 
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic    $1100
AWD$1700$1700$1700$1700 
FWD    $0
Accessories 
Heated steering wheel  $100$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 
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 
Exterior 
Active grille shutters$0$0$0$0 
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s)    $25
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Compass$0$0$0$0 
Head-up display (HUD)    $350
Interior ambient lighting$150$150$150$150 
Road sign information    $75
Powertrain 
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls$100$100$100$100 
Seats and Interior Trim 
Door sill trim plates$100$100$100$100 
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$5,760$5,760$5,810$5,810$3,200
Value of Feature Adjustments$2,560$2,560$2,610$2,610$0
Value of Feature Adjustments-2,362-2,362-2,422-2,4180

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Specifications Comparison: Subaru Outback vs. Mazda CX-5

Model Year20182017
ModelOutbackCX-5
Body4dr Wagon4dr SUV
Wheelbase108.1 in106.2 in
Length189.9 in179.1 in
Width72.4 in72.5 in
Height66.1 in65.3 in
Curb Weight3,623 lb.3,528 lb.
Fuel Capacity18.5 gal.14.8 gal.
Row 1 Headroom40.8 in39.7 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room58.1 in57.1 in
Row 1 Hip Room55.5 in55.2 in
Row 1 Legroom42.9 in41.0 in
Row 2 Headroom38.9 in39.0 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room57.3 in54.8 in
Row 2 Hip Room55.0 in55.3 in
Row 2 Legroom38.1 in39.6 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
35.5 ft330.9 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
73.3 ft359.6 ft3

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Option Package Details
Subaru Outback 2.5i Limited

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
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
Lead vehicle start alert25No
Total Requested377591%
Total Not Requested3759%

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 information25No
Backup collision intervention150No
Navigation map updates, three years0No
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed750Yes
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
Lead vehicle start alert25No
Total Requested287588%
Total Not Requested37512%

Option Package Details
Mazda CX-5 Grand Touring

Premium Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Heated second row seats200Yes
Power recliner, passenger seat100Yes
Power fore-aft adjuster, passenger seat100Yes
Memory system, driver seat200Yes
Power height adjuster, passenger seat50No
Heated steering wheel100Yes
Head-up display (HUD)350No
Wiper de-icer25Yes
Road sign information75No
Total Requested72560%
Total Not Requested47540%

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