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

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

Subaru Outback vs. Mazda CX-5 Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $34,540

Mazda CX-5 Grand Touring   
Difference: $2,407

Lowest Total Invoice: $33,027

Mazda CX-5 Grand Touring   
Difference: $1,092

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Model Year20172017201720172017
ModelOutbackOutbackOutbackOutbackCX-5
Trim2.5i Limited3.6R Limited2.5i Touring3.6R TouringGrand Touring
Body4dr Wagon4dr Wagon4dr Wagon4dr Wagon4dr SUV
Base Price $32,390 $34,995 $35,995 $38,195 $29,395
Base Invoice $30,343 $32,696 $33,656 $35,635 $28,558
EyeSight and Navigation Package 1,995 1,595      
Wheel-lip moldings 450 450 450 450  
Cargo net 70 70 70 70 50
Rear bumper protector 95 95 95 95 100
All-weather floor mats 72 72 72 72 100
Class II trailer hitch 550 550 550 550 425
Remote start 450 450 450 450 550
Premium Package         1,830
Cargo tray         75
Door sill trim plates         125
Cargo cover         200
Roof rails         275
Obstacle detection, rear         475
EyeSight and Navigation Package 1,663 1,331      
Wheel-lip moldings 337 337 337 337  
Cargo net 45 45 45 45 40
Rear bumper protector 61 61 61 61 80
All-weather floor mats 46 46 46 46 80
Class II trailer hitch 412 412 412 412 340
Remote start 337 337 337 337 440
Premium Package         1,629
Cargo tray         60
Door sill trim plates         100
Cargo cover         160
Roof rails         220
Obstacle detection, rear         380
Options (change) 3,682 3,282 1,687 1,687 4,205
Options (change) 2,901 2,569 1,238 1,238 3,529
Destination 875 875 875 875 940
Total Price $36,947 $39,152 $38,557 $40,757 $34,540
Total Invoice $34,119 $36,140 $35,769 $37,748 $33,027

The configured Subaru Outback 4dr Wagon

The configured Mazda CX-5 4dr SUV

Even when the Subaru Outback and Mazda CX-5 are comparably equipped, each includes features not on the other car. The base sticker price of the Subaru Outback 2.5i Limited trim is $32,390. The features would cost an additional $3,682. Including the destination charge of $875, the total price of this trim is $36,947.

The base sticker price of the Subaru Outback 3.6R Limited trim is $34,995. The features would cost an additional $3,282. Including the destination charge of $875, the total price of this trim is $39,152.

The base sticker price of the Subaru Outback 2.5i Touring trim is $35,995. The features would cost an additional $1,687. Including the destination charge of $875, the total price of this trim is $38,557.

The base sticker price of the Subaru Outback 3.6R Touring trim is $38,195. The features would cost an additional $1,687. Including the destination charge of $875, the total price of this trim is $40,757.

The base sticker price of the Mazda CX-5 Grand Touring trim is $29,395. The features would cost an additional $4,205. Including the destination charge of $940, the total price of this trim is $34,540.

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 Subaru Outback trims is 3. The feature adjusted price of the Mazda CX-5 trims is 4. Based on this adjustment, the Mazda CX-5 Grand Touring 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 Subaru Outback 4dr Wagon

The configured Mazda CX-5 4dr SUV

Even when the Subaru Outback and Mazda CX-5 are comparably equipped, each includes features not on the other car. The invoice of the Subaru Outback 2.5i Limited trim is $30,343. The features would cost an additional $2,901. Including the destination charge of $875, the total price of this trim is $34,119.

The invoice of the Subaru Outback 3.6R Limited trim is $32,696. The features would cost an additional $2,569. Including the destination charge of $875, the total price of this trim is $36,140.

The invoice of the Subaru Outback 2.5i Touring trim is $33,656. The features would cost an additional $1,238. Including the destination charge of $875, the total price of this trim is $35,769.

The invoice of the Subaru Outback 3.6R Touring trim is $35,635. The features would cost an additional $1,238. Including the destination charge of $875, the total price of this trim is $37,748.

The invoice of the Mazda CX-5 Grand Touring trim is $28,558. The features would cost an additional $3,529. Including the destination charge of $940, the total price of this trim is $33,027.

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 Subaru Outback trims is 3. The feature adjusted price of the Mazda CX-5 trims is 3. Based on this adjustment, the Mazda CX-5 Grand Touring 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: 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: $497
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $672
Model Year20172017201720172017
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$36,947$39,152$38,557$40,757$34,540
Adjustments for Features-1,910-1,910-2,260-2,2600
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$35,037$37,242$36,297$38,497$34,540
Cost Above Minimum$0$2,205$1,260$3,460$0
Total Invoice$34,119$36,140$35,769$37,748$33,027
Adjustments for Features-1,764-1,763-2,097-2,0930
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$32,355$34,377$33,672$35,655$33,027
Cost Above Minimum$0$2,022$1,317$3,300$0

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Features Comparison: Subaru Outback vs. Mazda CX-5

Model Year20172017201720172017
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 system$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 rails  $250$250$250
Trailering equipment (4 wire)$125$125$125$125 
Climate Control and Infotainment 
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
Siri Eyes Free support$0$0$0$0 
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)    $50
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Compass$0$0$0$0 
Head-up display (HUD)    $350
Interior ambient lighting$150$150$150$150 
LED headlights, single projector or low beam only    $750
Road sign information    $75
Steering-linked fog lights$75$75$75$75 
Steering-linked headlights    $150
Xenon HID headlights$500$500$500$500 
Powertrain 
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls$100$100$100$100 
Seats and Interior Trim 
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$5,735$5,735$6,085$6,085$3,825
Value of Feature Adjustments$1,910$1,910$2,260$2,260$0
Value of Feature Adjustments-1,764-1,763-2,097-2,0930

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Specifications Comparison: Subaru Outback vs. Mazda CX-5

Model Year20172017
ModelOutbackCX-5
Body4dr Wagon4dr SUV
Wheelbase108.1 in106.2 in
Length189.6 in179.1 in
Width72.4 in72.5 in
Height66.1 in65.3 in
Curb Weight3,594 lb.3,528 lb.
Fuel Capacity18.5 gal.14.8 gal.
Row 1 Headroom40.8 in39.7 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room57.3 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 system600Yes
Xenon HID headlights500Yes
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
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 system100No
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 detection50No
Total Requested342588%
Total Not Requested45012%

Option Package Details
Subaru Outback 3.6R Limited

EyeSight and Navigation Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Navigation system600Yes
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
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 system100No
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 detection50No
Total Requested292587%
Total Not Requested45013%

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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