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Subaru Outback vs. Volkswagen Jetta Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Subaru Outback vs. Volkswagen Jetta Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $31,655

Volkswagen Jetta 2.0T GLI   
Difference: $5,479

Lowest Total Invoice: $30,212

Volkswagen Jetta 2.0T GLI   
Difference: $4,348

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year201820182018
ModelOutbackOutbackJetta
Trim3.6R Limited3.6R Touring2.0T GLI
Body4dr Wagon4dr Wagon4dr Sedan
Base Price $35,395 $38,690 $29,545
Base Invoice $33,064 $36,089 $28,362
Metal pedals 172 172  
Cargo net 81 81 100
All-weather floor mats 101 101 235
Remote start 470 470 450
Floor mats     235
Door sill trim plates     240
Metal pedals 112 112  
Cargo net 52 52 80
All-weather floor mats 65 65 185
Remote start 352 352 350
Floor mats     185
Door sill trim plates     200
Options (change) 824 824 1,260
Options (change) 581 581 1,000
Destination 915 915 850
Total Price $37,134 $40,429 $31,655
Total Invoice $34,560 $37,585 $30,212

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Subaru Outback vs. Volkswagen Jetta

Lowest Adjusted Price: Volkswagen Jetta 2.0T GLI
Lowest Adjusted Invoice: Subaru Outback 3.6R Touring
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $514
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $306
Model Year201820182018
ModelOutbackOutbackJetta
Trim3.6R Limited3.6R Touring2.0T GLI
Body4dr Wagon4dr Wagon4dr Sedan
Engine256hp H6256hp H6210hp I4
TransmissionCVT-6CVT-6S6
DrivetrainAWDAWDFWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)20/27 MPG20/27 MPG24/33 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)576, 12576, 12400, 9
Tire (rear if not all the same)225/60-18225/60-18225/40-18
Total Price$37,134$40,429$31,655
Adjustments for Features-4,920-8,2600
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$32,214$32,169$31,655
Cost Above Minimum$45$0$0
Total Invoice$34,560$37,585$30,212
Adjustments for Features-4,579-7,6790
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$29,981$29,906$30,212
Cost Above Minimum$75$0$0

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Features Comparison: Subaru Outback vs. Volkswagen Jetta

Model Year201820182018
ModelOutbackOutbackJetta
Trim3.6R Limited3.6R Touring2.0T GLI
Body4dr Wagon4dr Wagon4dr Sedan
Transmission and Drivetrain 
6-speed manually-shiftable CVT$1100$1100 
6-speed automated manual  $1100
AWD$1700$1700 
FWD  $0
Accessories 
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed $1000 
Cruise control$250 $250
Heated steering wheel $100 
Lead vehicle start alert $25 
PIN Code Access$10$10 
Power liftgate$350$350 
Remote app  $25
Universal garage door opener$100$100 
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seats  $0
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial $200 
Automatic braking, low-speed $200 
Backup collision intervention $150 
Cross-traffic collision intervention, rear  $100
Forward collision warning $200 
Hill descent control$250$250 
Lane departure prevention, steering-based $200 
Lane departure warning $200 
Lane sway warning $25 
Obstacle detection, front  $200
Obstacle detection, rear $300$300
Pedestrian detection $50 
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system $100 
Rollover sensor$50$50 
Seat cushion airbag, driver$75$75 
Seat cushion airbag, passenger$75$75 
Secondary collision brake assist  $25
Torque vectoring, brake-based$100$100 
Cargo Management 
Air-conditioned storage compartment  $50
Cargo cover$75$75 
Cargo mat  $40
Cargo tray$40$40 
Rear seat pass-through  $100
Roof rack$300  
Roof rails $250 
Climate Control and Infotainment 
App support  $100
Heated windshield washer nozzles  $15
Mirrorlink support  $0
Navigation app$50  
Navigation map updates, three years $0 
Navigation system $600$600
Rain-sensing wipers  $175
Rear wiper$175$175 
SD Card slot  $25
Traffic + travel information $25$25
Variable intermittent wipers$75$75 
Voice control for audio system$25  
Voice control for nav and audio $100$100
Wiper de-icer$25$25 
Exterior 
Active grille shutters$0$0 
Body kit  $0
Bodyside cladding (gray/black)$250$250 
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s)  $25
Deep-tinted rear windows$275$275 
Painted brake calipers (optional)  $0
Rear bumper protector $40 
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Auto-dimming headlights $200 
Compass$0$0 
Interior ambient lighting$150$150 
LED headlights, single projector or low beam only$750$750 
Steering-linked headlights$150$150 
Powertrain 
Launch control  $100
Seats and Interior Trim 
Heated second row seats$200$200 
Leather seating surfaces$900$900 
Manual height adjuster, passenger seat  $50
Manual lumbar adjuster, driver seat  $50
Manual recliner, second row seats$75$75 
Memory system, driver seat$200$200 
Power fore-aft adjuster, passenger seat$100$100 
Power lumbar adjuster, driver seat$100$100 
Power recliner, passenger seat$100$100 
Power tilt adjuster, driver seat$100$100 
Soft-touch instrument panel (optional)  $0
Synthetic leather seating surfaces  $0
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Alloy wheels  $350
Electronic systems calibration selector$200$200 
Machined alloy wheels$350$350 
Raised heavy-duty suspension$0$0 
Sport suspension (upgrade)  $0
Total Value of Features$8,725$12,065$3,805
Value of Feature Adjustments$4,920$8,260$0
Value of Feature Adjustments-4,579-7,6790

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Specifications Comparison: Subaru Outback vs. Volkswagen Jetta

Model Year20182018
ModelOutbackJetta
Body4dr Wagon4dr Sedan
Wheelbase108.1 in104.4 in
Length189.9 in183.3 in
Width72.4 in70.0 in
Height66.1 in57.2 in
Curb Weight3,893 lb.3,208 lb.
Fuel Capacity18.5 gal.14.5 gal.
Row 1 Headroom40.8 in38.2 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room58.1 in55.2 in
Row 1 Hip Room55.5 in0.0 in
Row 1 Legroom42.9 in41.2 in
Row 2 Headroom38.9 in37.1 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room57.3 in53.6 in
Row 2 Hip Room55.0 in0.0 in
Row 2 Legroom38.1 in38.1 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
35.5 ft315.7 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
73.3 ft315.7 ft3

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Option Package Details
Volkswagen Jetta 2.0T GLI

Floor mats
FeatureValueRequested?
Floor mats75Yes
Cargo mat40No
Total Requested7565%
Total Not Requested4035%
All-weather floor mats
FeatureValueRequested?
All-weather floor mats75Yes
Cargo mat40No
Total Requested7565%
Total Not Requested4035%

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