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Subaru Outback vs. Toyota Highlander Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Subaru Outback vs. Toyota Highlander Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $39,659

Subaru Outback 3.6R Limited   
Difference: $9,421

Lowest Total Invoice: $36,593

Subaru Outback 3.6R Limited   
Difference: $7,872

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year201820182017
ModelOutbackOutbackHighlander
Trim3.6R Limited3.6R TouringLimited Platinum
Body4dr Wagon4dr Wagon4dr SUV
Base Price $35,395 $38,690 $44,800
Base Invoice $33,064 $36,089 $40,903
EyeSight and Navigation Package 1,585    
Class II trailer hitch 547 547 699
Wheel-lip moldings 458 458  
Cargo net 81 81 49
Rear bumper protector 107   139
All-weather floor mats 101 101 249
Remote start 470 470 499
AWD     1,460
Floor mats     225
EyeSight and Navigation Package 1,323    
Class II trailer hitch 410 410 530
Wheel-lip moldings 343 343  
Cargo net 52 52 35
Rear bumper protector 69   99
All-weather floor mats 65 65 145
Remote start 352 352 320
AWD     1,333
Floor mats     140
Options (change) 3,349 1,657 3,320
Options (change) 2,614 1,222 2,602
Destination 915 915 960
Total Price $39,659 $41,262 $49,080
Total Invoice $36,593 $38,226 $44,465

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Subaru Outback vs. Toyota Highlander

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Subaru Outback 3.6R Limited
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $6,791
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $5,489
Model Year201820182017
ModelOutbackOutbackHighlander
Trim3.6R Limited3.6R TouringLimited Platinum
Body4dr Wagon4dr Wagon4dr SUV
Engine256hp H6256hp H6295hp V6
TransmissionCVT-6CVT-6T8
DrivetrainAWDAWDAWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)20/27 MPG20/27 MPG19/26 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)576, 12576, 12825, 12
Tire (rear if not all the same)225/60-18225/60-18245/55-19
Total Price$39,659$41,262$49,080
Adjustments for Features0-50-2,630
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$39,659$41,212$46,450
Cost Above Minimum$0$1,553$0
Total Invoice$36,593$38,226$44,465
Adjustments for Features0-46-2,383
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$36,593$38,180$42,082
Cost Above Minimum$0$1,587$0

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Features Comparison: Subaru Outback vs. Toyota Highlander

Model Year201820182017
ModelOutbackOutbackHighlander
Trim3.6R Limited3.6R TouringLimited Platinum
Body4dr Wagon4dr Wagon4dr SUV
Transmission and Drivetrain 
6-speed manually-shiftable CVT$1100$1100 
8-speed manually-shiftable automatic  $1300
AWD$1700$1700$1700
Accessories 
AC power outlet  $100
Adaptive cruise control  $750
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed$1000$1000 
Heated steering wheel $100$100
Lead vehicle start alert$25$25 
PIN Code Access$10$10 
Sunshades, second row  $125
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seats  $0
Around view cameras  $500
Backup collision intervention$150$150 
Knee airbag, driver  $100
Lane sway warning$25$25 
Obstacle detection, front  $200
Perimeter scan  $25
Rearview camera$200$200 
Seat cushion airbag, driver$75$75 
Side curtain airbags$350$350 
Side curtain airbags, three rows  $500
Torque vectoring, brake-based$100$100 
Vehicle health reports$0$0 
Cargo Management 
Cargo mat  $40
Liftglass or two-piece tailgate  $150
Roof rack$300  
Roof rails $250$250
Climate Control and Infotainment 
Android Auto support$0$0 
App support  $100
Apple CarPlay support$0$0 
DVD-compatible player  $0
Intercom  $25
Navigation map updates, three years$0$0 
Rain-sensing wipers  $175
Rear air vents$100$100 
Rear air vents with automatic controls  $250
Rear HVAC unit  $400
Siri Eyes Free support  $0
Variable intermittent wipers$75$75 
Exterior 
Active grille shutters$0$0 
Bodyside cladding  $350
Bodyside cladding (gray/black)$250$250 
Panoramic sunroof  $1200
Sunroof$900$900 
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Compass$0$0 
Conversation mirror  $25
LED headlights, single projector or low beam only$750$750 
Steering-linked headlights$150$150 
Powertrain 
Automatic start / stop  $150
Lockable center differential  $150
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls$100$100 
Seats and Interior Trim 
Cooled or ventilated front seats  $300
Foldaway tray table, second row  $75
Folding third row seats  $600
Manual fore-aft adjuster, second row seats  $75
Manual recliner, third row seats  $125
Power thigh support length adjuster, driver seat  $100
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Chrome-clad alloy wheels  $600
Electronic systems calibration selector$200$200 
Machined alloy wheels$350$350 
Raised heavy-duty suspension$0$0 
Total Value of Features$7,910$7,960$10,540
Value of Feature Adjustments$0$50$2,630
Value of Feature Adjustments0-46-2,383

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Specifications Comparison: Subaru Outback vs. Toyota Highlander

Model Year20182017
ModelOutbackHighlander
Body4dr Wagon4dr SUV
Wheelbase108.1 in109.8 in
Length189.9 in192.5 in
Width72.4 in75.8 in
Height66.1 in68.1 in
Curb Weight3,893 lb.4,535 lb.
Fuel Capacity18.5 gal.19.2 gal.
Row 1 Headroom40.8 in40.7 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room58.1 in59.3 in
Row 1 Hip Room55.5 in57.2 in
Row 1 Legroom42.9 in44.2 in
Row 2 Headroom38.9 in39.9 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room57.3 in59.6 in
Row 2 Hip Room55.0 in57.1 in
Row 2 Legroom38.1 in38.4 in
Row 3 Headroom0.0 in35.9 in
Row 3 Shoulder Room0.0 in55.0 in
Row 3 Hip Room0.0 in45.6 in
Row 3 Legroom0.0 in27.7 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
35.5 ft313.8 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Behind R2
35.542.3 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
73.3 ft383.7 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 information25Yes
Backup collision intervention150No
Navigation map updates, three years0No
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed750Yes
Lane sway warning25No
Lead vehicle start alert25No
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
Forward collision warning200Yes
Total Requested305094%
Total Not Requested2006%

Option Package Details
Toyota Highlander Limited Platinum

AWD
FeatureValueRequested?
AWD0Yes
Lockable center differential150No
Hill descent control250Yes
Total Requested25063%
Total Not Requested15037%
Class II trailer hitch
FeatureValueRequested?
Class II trailer hitch200Yes
Trailering equipment (4 wire)125Yes
Total Requested325100%
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%

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