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Subaru Outback vs. Subaru Legacy Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Subaru Outback vs. Subaru Legacy Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $34,899

Subaru Legacy 3.6R Limited   
Difference: $3,328

Lowest Total Invoice: $32,359

Subaru Legacy 3.6R Limited   
Difference: $3,081

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Model Year201720172017
ModelOutbackOutbackLegacy
Trim3.6R Limited3.6R Touring3.6R Limited
Body4dr Wagon4dr Wagon4dr Sedan
Base Price $34,995 $38,195 $31,640
Base Invoice $32,696 $35,635 $29,617
EyeSight and Navigation Package 1,595   1,595
Cargo net 70 70 70
All-weather floor mats 72 72 72
Metal pedals 170 170 170
Remote start 450 450 450
Cargo tray     82
EyeSight and Navigation Package 1,331   1,331
Cargo net 45 45 45
All-weather floor mats 46 46 46
Metal pedals 110 110 110
Remote start 337 337 337
Cargo tray     53
Options (change) 2,357 762 2,439
Options (change) 1,869 538 1,922
Destination 875 875 820
Total Price $38,227 $39,832 $34,899
Total Invoice $35,440 $37,048 $32,359

The configured Subaru Outback 4dr Wagon has a 256-horsepower 3.6L H6 engine, a AWD drivetrain, and a 6-speed manually-shiftable CVT transmission.

The configured Subaru Legacy 4dr Sedan has a 256-horsepower 3.6L H6 engine, a AWD drivetrain, and a 6-speed manually-shiftable CVT transmission.

Even when the Subaru Outback and Subaru Legacy are comparably equipped, each includes features not on the other car. The base sticker price of the Subaru Outback 3.6R Limited trim is $34,995. The features would cost an additional $2,357. Including the destination charge of $875, the total price of this trim is $38,227.

The base sticker price of the Subaru Outback 3.6R Touring trim is $38,195. The features would cost an additional $762. Including the destination charge of $875, the total price of this trim is $39,832.

The base sticker price of the Subaru Legacy 3.6R Limited trim is $31,640. The features would cost an additional $2,439. Including the destination charge of $820, the total price of this trim is $34,899.

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 Subaru Legacy trims is 4. Based on this adjustment, the Subaru Legacy 3.6R Limited 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 has a 256-horsepower 3.6L H6 engine, a AWD drivetrain, and a 6-speed manually-shiftable CVT transmission.

The configured Subaru Legacy 4dr Sedan has a 256-horsepower 3.6L H6 engine, a AWD drivetrain, and a 6-speed manually-shiftable CVT transmission.

Even when the Subaru Outback and Subaru Legacy are comparably equipped, each includes features not on the other car. The invoice of the Subaru Outback 3.6R Limited trim is $32,696. The features would cost an additional $1,869. Including the destination charge of $875, the total price of this trim is $35,440.

The invoice of the Subaru Outback 3.6R Touring trim is $35,635. The features would cost an additional $538. Including the destination charge of $875, the total price of this trim is $37,048.

The invoice of the Subaru Legacy 3.6R Limited trim is $29,617. The features would cost an additional $1,922. Including the destination charge of $820, the total price of this trim is $32,359.

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 Subaru Legacy trims is 2. Based on this adjustment, the Subaru Legacy 3.6R Limited 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. Subaru Legacy

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Subaru Legacy 3.6R Limited
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $1,528
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $1,412
Model Year201720172017
ModelOutbackOutbackLegacy
Trim3.6R Limited3.6R Touring3.6R Limited
Body4dr Wagon4dr Wagon4dr Sedan
Engine256hp H6256hp H6256hp H6
TransmissionCVT-6CVT-6CVT-6
DrivetrainAWDAWDAWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)20/27 MPG20/27 MPG20/28 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)576, 12576, 12576, 12
Tire (rear if not all the same)225/60-18225/60-18225/50-18
Total Price$38,227$39,832$34,899
Adjustments for Features-1,800-2,1500
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$36,427$37,682$34,899
Cost Above Minimum$0$1,255$0
Total Invoice$35,440$37,048$32,359
Adjustments for Features-1,669-2,0000
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$33,771$35,048$32,359
Cost Above Minimum$0$1,277$0

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Features Comparison: Subaru Outback vs. Subaru Legacy

Model Year201720172017
ModelOutbackOutbackLegacy
Trim3.6R Limited3.6R Touring3.6R Limited
Body4dr Wagon4dr Wagon4dr Sedan
Transmission and Drivetrain 
6-speed manually-shiftable CVT$1100$1100$1100
AWD$1700$1700$1700
Accessories 
Heated steering wheel $100 
Power liftgate$350$350 
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Hill descent control$250$250 
Cargo Management 
Cargo cover$75$75 
Roof rails $250 
Climate Control and Infotainment 
Rear wiper$175$175 
Exterior 
Body kit  $0
Bodyside cladding (gray/black)$250$250 
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s)  $50
Deep-tinted rear windows$275$275 
Rear spoiler$200$200 
Seats and Interior Trim 
Manual recliner, second row seats$75$75 
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Alloy wheels  $350
Electronic systems calibration selector$200$200 
Machined alloy wheels$350$350 
Raised heavy-duty suspension$0$0 
Total Value of Features$5,000$5,350$3,200
Value of Feature Adjustments$1,800$2,150$0
Value of Feature Adjustments-1,669-2,0000

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Specifications Comparison: Subaru Outback vs. Subaru Legacy

Model Year20172017
ModelOutbackLegacy
Body4dr Wagon4dr Sedan
Wheelbase108.1 in108.3 in
Length189.6 in188.8 in
Width72.4 in72.4 in
Height66.1 in59.0 in
Curb Weight3,810 lb.3,662 lb.
Fuel Capacity18.5 gal.18.5 gal.
Row 1 Headroom40.8 in40.0 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room57.3 in58.1 in
Row 1 Hip Room55.5 in55.5 in
Row 1 Legroom42.9 in42.9 in
Row 2 Headroom38.9 in37.0 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room57.3 in57.3 in
Row 2 Hip Room55.0 in55.0 in
Row 2 Legroom38.1 in38.1 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
35.5 ft315.0 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
73.3 ft315.0 ft3

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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 information25Yes
Backup collision intervention150Yes
Navigation map updates, three years0Yes
Lane departure prevention system, steering-based200Yes
Steering-linked fog lights75Yes
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed750Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Lane sway warning system25Yes
Lead vehicle start alert25Yes
Pedestrian detection50Yes
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system100Yes
Lane departure warning system200Yes
Automatic braking, low-speed200Yes
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial200Yes
Total Requested3375100%
Total Not Requested00%

Option Package Details
Subaru Legacy 3.6R Limited

EyeSight and Navigation Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Navigation system600Yes
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
Voice control for nav and audio75Yes
Traffic + travel information25Yes
Backup collision intervention150Yes
Navigation map updates, three years0Yes
Lane departure prevention system, steering-based200Yes
Steering-linked fog lights75Yes
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed750Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Lane sway warning system25Yes
Lead vehicle start alert25Yes
Pedestrian detection50Yes
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system100Yes
Lane departure warning system200Yes
Automatic braking, low-speed200Yes
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial200Yes
Total Requested3375100%
Total Not Requested00%

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