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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: $26,660

Volkswagen Jetta 1.8T SEL   
Difference: $5,941

Lowest Total Invoice: $25,485

Volkswagen Jetta 1.8T SEL   
Difference: $4,839

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year201820182018201820182017
ModelOutbackOutbackOutbackOutbackOutbackJetta
Trim2.5i Premium2.5i Limited3.6R Limited2.5i Touring3.6R Touring1.8T SEL
Body4dr Wagon4dr Wagon4dr Wagon4dr Wagon4dr Wagon4dr Sedan
Base Price $27,995 $32,695 $35,395 $36,490 $38,690 $24,995
Base Invoice $26,351 $30,623 $33,064 $34,111 $36,089 $23,995
Moonroof Package, navigation, and Eyesight 3,590          
All-weather floor mats 101 101 101 101 101 235
Floor mats           235
Rear spoiler           375
Moonroof Package, navigation, and Eyesight 2,993          
All-weather floor mats 65 65 65 65 65 185
Floor mats           185
Rear spoiler           300
Options (change) 3,691 101 101 101 101 845
Options (change) 3,058 65 65 65 65 670
Destination 915 915 915 915 915 820
Total Price $32,601 $33,711 $36,411 $37,506 $39,706 $26,660
Total Invoice $30,324 $31,603 $34,044 $35,091 $37,069 $25,485

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Subaru Outback vs. Volkswagen Jetta

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Volkswagen Jetta 1.8T SEL
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $966
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $211
Model Year201820182018201820182017
ModelOutbackOutbackOutbackOutbackOutbackJetta
Trim2.5i Premium2.5i Limited3.6R Limited2.5i Touring3.6R Touring1.8T SEL
Body4dr Wagon4dr Wagon4dr Wagon4dr Wagon4dr Wagon4dr Sedan
Engine175hp H4175hp H4256hp H6175hp H4256hp H6170hp I4
TransmissionCVT-6CVT-6CVT-6CVT-6CVT-6T6
DrivetrainAWDAWDAWDAWDAWDFWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)?, 6576, 12576, 12576, 12576, 12?, 6
Tire (rear if not all the same)225/65-17225/60-18225/60-18225/60-18225/60-18225/45-17
Total Price$32,601$33,711$36,411$37,506$39,706$26,660
Adjustments for Features-4,975-4,135-5,035-8,375-8,3750
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$27,626$29,576$31,376$29,131$31,331$26,660
Cost Above Minimum$0$1,950$3,750$1,505$3,705$0
Total Invoice$30,324$31,603$34,044$35,091$37,069$25,485
Adjustments for Features-4,628-3,876-4,708-7,836-7,8190
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$25,696$27,727$29,336$27,255$29,250$25,485
Cost Above Minimum$0$2,031$3,640$1,559$3,554$0

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Features Comparison: Subaru Outback vs. Volkswagen Jetta

Model Year201820182018201820182017
ModelOutbackOutbackOutbackOutbackOutbackJetta
Trim2.5i Premium2.5i Limited3.6R Limited2.5i Touring3.6R Touring1.8T SEL
Body4dr Wagon4dr Wagon4dr Wagon4dr Wagon4dr Wagon4dr Sedan
Transmission and Drivetrain 
6-speed manually-shiftable CVT$1100$1100$1100$1100$1100 
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic     $1100
AWD$1700$1700$1700$1700$1700 
FWD     $0
Accessories 
Adaptive cruise control     $750
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed$1000  $1000$1000 
Cruise control $250$250   
Heated steering wheel   $100$100 
Lead vehicle start alert$25  $25$25 
PIN Code Access $10$10$10$10 
Power liftgate$350$350$350$350$350 
Proximity key $250$250$250$250$250
Remote app     $25
Universal garage door opener$100$100$100$100$100 
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seats     $0
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial$200  $200$200 
Automatic braking, low-speed$200  $200$200$200
Backup collision intervention   $150$150 
Forward collision warning$200  $200$200$200
Hill descent control$250$250$250$250$250 
Lane departure prevention, steering-based$200  $200$200 
Lane departure warning$200  $200$200 
Lane sway warning$25  $25$25 
Obstacle detection, rear   $300$300 
Pedestrian detection$50  $50$50 
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system$100  $100$100 
Rear cross-traffic collision intervention     $100
Rollover sensor$50$50$50$50$50 
Seat cushion airbag, driver$75$75$75$75$75 
Seat cushion airbag, passenger$75$75$75$75$75 
Secondary collision brake assist     $25
Torque vectoring, brake-based$100$100$100$100$100 
Cargo Management 
Air-conditioned storage compartment     $50
Cargo cover$75$75$75$75$75 
Cargo tray$40$40$40$40$40 
Rear seat pass-through     $100
Roof rack$300$300$300   
Roof rails   $250$250 
Climate Control and Infotainment 
App support     $100
Heated windshield washer nozzles     $15
Mirrorlink support     $0
Navigation app $50$50   
Navigation map updates, three years$0  $0$0 
Navigation system$600  $600$600$600
Rain-sensing wipers     $175
Rear air vents $100$100$100$100$100
Rear wiper$175$175$175$175$175 
SD Card slot     $25
Traffic + travel information$25  $25$25$25
Variable intermittent wipers$75$75$75$75$75 
Voice control for audio system $25$25   
Voice control for nav and audio$100  $100$100$100
Wiper de-icer$25$25$25$25$25 
Exterior 
Bodyside cladding (gray/black)$250$250$250$250$250 
Deep-tinted rear windows$275$275$275$275$275 
Rear bumper protector   $40$40 
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Auto-dimming headlights$200  $200$200 
Auto-dimming rearview mirror$150$150$150$150$150 
Compass$0$0$0$0$0 
Interior ambient lighting$150$150$150$150$150 
LED headlights, single projector or low beam only  $750$750$750 
Steering-linked headlights  $150$150$150 
Powertrain 
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls$100$100$100$100$100 
Seats and Interior Trim 
Door sill trim plates $100$100$100$100 
Heated second row seats $200$200$200$200 
Leather seating surfaces $900$900$900$900 
Manual height adjuster, passenger seat     $50
Manual lumbar adjuster, driver seat     $50
Manual recliner, second row seats$75$75$75$75$75 
Memory system, driver seat $200$200$200$200 
Power fore-aft adjuster, passenger seat $100$100$100$100 
Power lumbar adjuster, driver seat$100$100$100$100$100 
Power recliner, passenger seat $100$100$100$100 
Power tilt adjuster, driver seat$100$100$100$100$100 
Soft-touch instrument panel (optional)     $0
Synthetic leather seating surfaces     $0
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Alloy wheels$350    $350
Electronic systems calibration selector$200$200$200$200$200 
Machined alloy wheels $350$350$350$350 
Raised heavy-duty suspension$0$0$0$0$0 
Total Value of Features$9,365$8,525$9,425$12,765$12,765$4,390
Value of Feature Adjustments$4,975$4,135$5,035$8,375$8,375$0
Value of Feature Adjustments-4,628-3,876-4,708-7,836-7,8190

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Specifications Comparison: Subaru Outback vs. Volkswagen Jetta

Model Year20182017
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 Weight3,623 lb.2,940 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
Subaru Outback 2.5i Premium

Moonroof Package, navigation, and Eyesight
FeatureValueRequested?
Navigation system550Yes
Voice control for nav and audio75Yes
Traffic + travel information25Yes
Navigation map updates, three years0No
Sunroof900Yes
Universal garage door opener100No
Auto-dimming rearview mirror150No
Power liftgate350No
Compass0No
Turn signals on or near mirrors25Yes
Auto-dimming headlights200No
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed750Yes
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system100No
Lane departure warning200No
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Rear cross-traffic detection100Yes
Automatic braking, low-speed200Yes
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial200No
Forward collision warning200Yes
Lane sway warning25No
Lead vehicle start alert25No
Lane departure prevention, steering-based200No
Pedestrian detection50No
Total Requested302565%
Total Not Requested160035%

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