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Subaru Outback vs. Subaru Ascent Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Subaru Outback vs. Subaru Ascent Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $38,353

Subaru Outback 3.6R Limited   
Difference: $7,317

Lowest Total Invoice: $35,645

Subaru Outback 3.6R Limited   
Difference: $6,931

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year201820182019
ModelOutbackOutbackAscent
Trim3.6R Limited3.6R TouringTouring
Body4dr Wagon4dr Wagon4dr SUV
Base Price $35,395 $38,690 $44,695
Base Invoice $33,064 $36,089 $41,601
EyeSight and Navigation Package 1,585    
Wheel-lip moldings 458 458  
EyeSight and Navigation Package 1,323    
Wheel-lip moldings 343 343  
Options (change) 2,043 458 0
Options (change) 1,666 343 0
Destination 915 915 975
Total Price $38,353 $40,063 $45,670
Total Invoice $35,645 $37,347 $42,576

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Subaru Outback vs. Subaru Ascent

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Subaru Outback 3.6R Limited
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $6,382
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $6,059
Model Year201820182019
ModelOutbackOutbackAscent
Trim3.6R Limited3.6R TouringTouring
Body4dr Wagon4dr Wagon4dr SUV
Engine256hp H6256hp H6260hp H4
TransmissionCVT-6CVT-6CVT-8
DrivetrainAWDAWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)20/27 MPG20/27 MPG21/27 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)576, 12576, 12792, 14
Tire (rear if not all the same)225/60-18225/60-18245/50-20
Total Price$38,353$40,063$45,670
Adjustments for Features0-90-935
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$38,353$39,973$44,735
Cost Above Minimum$0$1,620$0
Total Invoice$35,645$37,347$42,576
Adjustments for Features0-84-872
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$35,645$37,263$41,704
Cost Above Minimum$0$1,618$0

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Features Comparison: Subaru Outback vs. Subaru Ascent

Model Year201820182019
ModelOutbackOutbackAscent
Trim3.6R Limited3.6R TouringTouring
Body4dr Wagon4dr Wagon4dr SUV
Transmission and Drivetrain 
6-speed manually-shiftable CVT$1100$1100 
8-speed manually-shiftable CVT  $1100
AWD$1700$1700 
  $0
Accessories 
AC power outlet  $100
Heated steering wheel $100$100
Power front side windows$250$250 
Power locks$275$275 
Power rear side windows$200$200 
Sunshades, second row  $125
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seats  $0
Knee airbag, driver  $100
Seat cushion airbag, driver$75$75 
Seat cushion airbag, passenger$75$75 
Side curtain airbags$350$350 
Side curtain airbags, three rows  $500
Temporary spare tire$150$150 
Terrain selector  $200
Trailer sway control  $25
Vehicle health reports$0$0 
Wide-view front camera  $150
Cargo Management 
Cargo tray$40$40 
Roof rack$300  
Roof rails $250$250
Climate Control and Infotainment 
4G LTE connectivity  $50
App support  $100
Navigation map updates, three years$0$0 
Rain-sensing wipers  $175
Rear air vents$100$100 
Rear air vents with automatic controls  $250
Rear defrost$200$200 
Rear HVAC unit  $400
Rear seat USB outlets (optional)  $0
SMS text-to-speech reader$25$25 
Surround sound  $250
Traffic + travel information$25$25 
Variable intermittent wipers$75$75 
Wi-Fi hotspot  $50
Exterior 
Active grille shutters$0$0 
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s)  $25
Laminated front side windows  $200
Panoramic sunroof  $1200
Rear bumper protector $40 
Sunroof$900$900 
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Conversation mirror  $25
Seats and Interior Trim 
Cooled or ventilated front seats  $300
Door sill trim plates$100$100 
Folding third row seats  $600
Leather door panel trim  $250
Manual fore-aft adjuster, second row seats  $75
Manual recliner, third row seats  $125
Manual thigh support length adjuster, driver seat  $50
Upholstered instrument panel  $300
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Electronic systems calibration selector$200$200 
Raised heavy-duty suspension$0$0 
Total Value of Features$6,140$6,230$7,075
Value of Feature Adjustments$0$90$935
Value of Feature Adjustments0-84-872

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Specifications Comparison: Subaru Outback vs. Subaru Ascent

Model Year20182019
ModelOutbackAscent
Body4dr Wagon4dr SUV
Wheelbase108.1 in113.8 in
Length189.9 in196.8 in
Width72.4 in76.0 in
Height66.1 in71.6 in
Curb Weight3,893 lb.4,430 lb.
Fuel Capacity18.5 gal.19.3 gal.
Row 1 Headroom40.8 in41.3 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room58.1 in61.1 in
Row 1 Hip Room55.5 in0.0 in
Row 1 Legroom42.9 in42.2 in
Row 2 Headroom38.9 in40.0 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room57.3 in60.3 in
Row 2 Hip Room55.0 in0.0 in
Row 2 Legroom38.1 in38.5 in
Row 3 Headroom0.0 in36.3 in
Row 3 Shoulder Room0.0 in57.2 in
Row 3 Legroom0.0 in31.7 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
35.5 ft317.8 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Behind R2
35.547.5 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
73.3 ft386.5 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 information25No
Backup collision intervention150Yes
Navigation map updates, three years0No
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed750Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Lane sway warning25Yes
Lead vehicle start alert25Yes
Lane departure prevention, steering-based200Yes
Pedestrian detection50Yes
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system100Yes
Lane departure warning200Yes
Automatic braking, low-speed200Yes
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial200Yes
Total Requested322599%
Total Not Requested251%

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