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Subaru Outback vs. Toyota 4Runner Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Subaru Outback vs. Toyota 4Runner Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $37,557

Subaru Outback 3.6R Limited   
Difference: $2,605

Lowest Total Invoice: $34,809

Subaru Outback 3.6R Limited   
Difference: $2,090

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year2017201720172017
ModelOutbackOutback4Runner4Runner
Trim3.6R Limited3.6R TouringSR5TRD Off-Road
Body4dr Wagon4dr Wagon4dr SUV4dr SUV
Base Price $34,995 $38,195 $33,710 $36,835
Base Invoice $32,696 $35,635 $31,038 $33,913
Class II trailer hitch 550 550    
Rear bumper protector 95 95    
Wheel-lip moldings 450 450    
Cargo net 70 70 49 49
All-weather floor mats 72 72 249 249
Remote start 450 450 499 499
4WD, part-time w/low range     1,875  
Premium Package     1,580 1,710
Sunroof     850 850
Floor mats     235  
Cargo cover     155 155
Class II trailer hitch 412 412    
Rear bumper protector 61 61    
Wheel-lip moldings 337 337    
Cargo net 45 45 35 35
All-weather floor mats 46 46 145 145
Remote start 337 337 310 310
4WD, part-time w/low range     1,725  
Premium Package     1,684 1,802
Sunroof     757 757
Floor mats     150  
Cargo cover     95 95
Options (change) 1,687 1,687 5,492 3,512
Options (change) 1,238 1,238 4,901 3,144
Destination 875 875 960 960
Total Price $37,557 $40,757 $40,162 $41,307
Total Invoice $34,809 $37,748 $36,899 $38,017

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 Toyota 4Runner 4dr SUV has a 270-horsepower 4.0L V6 engine, a 4WD, part-time w/low range drivetrain, and a 5-speed manually-shiftable automatic transmission.

Even when the Subaru Outback and Toyota 4Runner 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 $1,687. Including the destination charge of $875, the total price of this trim is $37,557.

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 Toyota 4Runner SR5 trim is $33,710. The features would cost an additional $5,492. Including the destination charge of $960, the total price of this trim is $40,162.

The base sticker price of the Toyota 4Runner TRD Off-Road trim is $36,835. The features would cost an additional $3,512. Including the destination charge of $960, the total price of this trim is $41,307.

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 Toyota 4Runner trims is 0. Based on this adjustment, the Toyota 4Runner SR5 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 Toyota 4Runner 4dr SUV has a 270-horsepower 4.0L V6 engine, a 4WD, part-time w/low range drivetrain, and a 5-speed manually-shiftable automatic transmission.

Even when the Subaru Outback and Toyota 4Runner 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 $1,238. Including the destination charge of $875, the total price of this trim is $34,809.

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 Toyota 4Runner SR5 trim is $31,038. The features would cost an additional $4,901. Including the destination charge of $960, the total price of this trim is $36,899.

The invoice of the Toyota 4Runner TRD Off-Road trim is $33,913. The features would cost an additional $3,144. Including the destination charge of $960, the total price of this trim is $38,017.

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 Toyota 4Runner trims is 6. Based on this adjustment, the Toyota 4Runner SR5 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. Toyota 4Runner

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Subaru Outback 3.6R Touring
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $5,710
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $4,991
Model Year2017201720172017
ModelOutbackOutback4Runner4Runner
Trim3.6R Limited3.6R TouringSR5TRD Off-Road
Body4dr Wagon4dr Wagon4dr SUV4dr SUV
Engine256hp H6256hp H6270hp V6270hp V6
TransmissionCVT-6CVT-6T5T5
DrivetrainAWDAWD4WD, PT w/4L4WD, PT w/4L
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)20/27 MPG20/27 MPG17/20 MPG17/20 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)576, 12576, 12?, 8?, 8
Tire (rear if not all the same)225/60-18225/60-18265/70-17265/70-17
Total Price$37,557$40,757$40,162$41,307
Adjustments for Features-2,580-6,3050-635
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$34,977$34,452$40,162$40,672
Cost Above Minimum$525$0$0$510
Total Invoice$34,809$37,748$36,899$38,017
Adjustments for Features-2,391-5,8400-584
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$32,418$31,908$36,899$37,433
Cost Above Minimum$510$0$0$534

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Features Comparison: Subaru Outback vs. Toyota 4Runner

Model Year2017201720172017
ModelOutbackOutback4Runner4Runner
Trim3.6R Limited3.6R TouringSR5TRD Off-Road
Body4dr Wagon4dr Wagon4dr SUV4dr SUV
Transmission and Drivetrain 
6-speed manually-shiftable CVT$1100$1100  
5-speed manually-shiftable automatic  $1000$1000
AWD$1700$1700  
4WD, part-time w/low range  $1700$1700
Accessories 
AC power outlet  $100$100
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed $1000  
Cruise control$250 $250$250
Heated steering wheel $100  
Lead vehicle start alert $25  
PIN Code Access$10$10  
Power liftgate$350$350  
Power retractable rear window  $350$350
Proximity key$250$250  
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seats  $0$0
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial $200  
Automatic braking, low-speed $200  
Backup collision intervention $150  
Blind spot warning system$200$200  
Crawl control   $500
Forward collision warning $200  
Full-size spare tire  $225$225
Hill descent control$250$250$250 
Knee airbag, driver  $100$100
Knee airbag, passenger  $100$100
Lane departure prevention system, steering-based $200  
Lane departure warning system $200  
Lane sway warning system $25  
Obstacle detection, rear $300  
Pedestrian detection $50  
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system $100  
Rear cross-traffic detection$100$100  
Seat cushion airbag, driver$75$75  
Seat cushion airbag, passenger$75$75  
Temporary spare tire$150$150  
Torque vectoring, brake-based$100$100  
Trailer sway control  $25$25
Vehicle health reports$0$0  
Cargo Management 
Cargo mat  $40 
Class II trailer hitch$200$200  
Class III trailer hitch  $250$250
Overhead sunglass holder$25$25$25 
Roof rails $250$250$250
Trailering equipment (4 wire)$125$125  
Trailering equipment (7 wire)  $150$150
Climate Control and Infotainment 
Automatic climate control, front$200$200  
Dual-zone climate control$125$125  
DVD-compatible player  $0$0
Navigation map updates, three years $0  
Navigation system $600$600$600
Telematics service, such as OnStar$300$300  
Traffic + travel information $25$25$25
Voice control for audio system$25   
Voice control for nav and audio $100$100$100
Exterior 
Active grille shutters$0$0  
Bodyside cladding (gray/black)$250$250  
Hood scoop   $100
Skid plates  $150$150
Tow hook(s), front  $40$40
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Auto-dimming headlights $200  
Automatic headlights$125$125  
Automatic-off headlights  $25$25
Interior ambient lighting$150$150  
Steering-linked fog lights $75  
Xenon HID headlights$500$500  
Powertrain 
Lockable rear differential   $150
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls$100$100  
Seats and Interior Trim 
Door sill trim plates$100$100  
Heated second row seats$200$200  
Leather seating surfaces$900$900  
Memory system, driver seat$200$200  
Synthetic leather seating surfaces  $0$0
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Alloy wheels  $350$350
Electronic systems calibration selector$200$200  
Machined alloy wheels$350$350  
Raised heavy-duty suspension$0$0  
Terrain selector   $200
Total Value of Features$8,685$12,410$6,105$6,740
Value of Feature Adjustments$2,580$6,305$0$635
Value of Feature Adjustments-2,391-5,8400-584

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Specifications Comparison: Subaru Outback vs. Toyota 4Runner

Model Year20172017
ModelOutback4Runner
Body4dr Wagon4dr SUV
Wheelbase108.1 in109.8 in
Length189.6 in190.2 in
Width72.4 in75.8 in
Height66.1 in71.5 in
Curb Weight3,810 lb.4,675 lb.
Fuel Capacity18.5 gal.23.0 gal.
Row 1 Headroom40.8 in39.3 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room57.3 in57.8 in
Row 1 Hip Room55.5 in56.5 in
Row 1 Legroom42.9 in41.7 in
Row 2 Headroom38.9 in38.6 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room57.3 in57.8 in
Row 2 Hip Room55.0 in55.7 in
Row 2 Legroom38.1 in32.9 in
Row 3 Headroom0.0 in34.3 in
Row 3 Shoulder Room0.0 in57.7 in
Row 3 Hip Room0.0 in43.3 in
Row 3 Legroom0.0 in29.3 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
35.5 ft39.0 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Behind R2
35.546.3 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
73.3 ft388.8 ft3

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Option Package Details
Toyota 4Runner SR5

4WD, part-time w/low range
FeatureValueRequested?
4WD, part-time w/low range0Yes
Hill descent control250Yes
Total Requested250100%
Total Not Requested00%
All-weather floor mats
FeatureValueRequested?
All-weather floor mats75Yes
Cargo tray40Yes
Total Requested115100%
Total Not Requested00%
Floor mats
FeatureValueRequested?
Floor mats75Yes
Cargo mat40No
Total Requested7565%
Total Not Requested4035%
Premium Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Turn signals on or near mirrors25Yes
Perimeter approach lighting25No
Power recliner, passenger seat100Yes
Power fore-aft adjuster, passenger seat100Yes
Universal garage door opener100Yes
Auto-dimming rearview mirror150Yes
Synthetic leather seating surfaces0No
Heated front seats200Yes
DVD-compatible player0No
Voice control for nav and audio75Yes
App support100Yes
Navigation system550Yes
Total Requested140098%
Total Not Requested252%

Option Package Details
Toyota 4Runner TRD Off-Road

All-weather floor mats
FeatureValueRequested?
All-weather floor mats75Yes
Cargo tray40Yes
Total Requested115100%
Total Not Requested00%
Premium Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Turn signals on or near mirrors25Yes
Perimeter approach lighting25No
Power recliner, passenger seat100Yes
Power fore-aft adjuster, passenger seat100Yes
Universal garage door opener100Yes
Auto-dimming rearview mirror150Yes
Synthetic leather seating surfaces0No
Heated front seats200Yes
DVD-compatible player0No
Voice control for nav and audio75Yes
App support100Yes
Navigation system550Yes
Total Requested140098%
Total Not Requested252%

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