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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: $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
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 $29,645
Base Invoice $30,623 $33,064 $34,111 $36,089 $28,503
EyeSight and Navigation Package 2,085 1,585      
Wheel-lip moldings 458 458 458 458  
Cargo net 81 81 81 81 60
All-weather floor mats 101 101 101 101 125
Rear bumper protector 107 107     125
Class II trailer hitch 547 547 547 547 450
Remote start 470 470 470 470 550
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
All-weather floor mats 65 65 65 65 100
Rear bumper protector 69 69     100
Class II trailer hitch 410 410 410 410 360
Remote start 352 352 352 352 440
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 2,835
Options (change) 3,029 2,614 1,222 1,222 2,268
Destination 915 915 915 915 975
Total Price $37,459 $39,659 $39,062 $41,262 $33,455
Total Invoice $34,567 $36,593 $36,248 $38,226 $31,746

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

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
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$33,455
Adjustments for Features-3,350-3,350-3,400-3,4000
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$34,109$36,309$35,662$37,862$33,455
Cost Above Minimum$0$2,200$1,553$3,753$0
Total Invoice$34,567$36,593$36,248$38,226$31,746
Adjustments for Features-3,091-3,091-3,155-3,1500
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$31,476$33,502$33,093$35,076$31,746
Cost Above Minimum$0$2,026$1,617$3,600$0

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Features Comparison: Subaru Outback vs. Mazda CX-5

Model Year20182018201820182018
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 
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$6,025$6,025$6,075$6,075$2,675
Value of Feature Adjustments$3,350$3,350$3,400$3,400$0
Value of Feature Adjustments-3,091-3,091-3,155-3,1500

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Specifications Comparison: Subaru Outback vs. Mazda CX-5

Model Year20182018
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.3,563 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
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
Lane departure prevention, steering-based200Yes
Pedestrian detection50No
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
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
Lane departure prevention, steering-based200Yes
Pedestrian detection50No
Total Requested287588%
Total Not Requested37512%

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