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Subaru Outback MPG

MPG Number of Vehicles
18 miles per gallon 7 vehicles
19 miles per gallon 5 vehicles
20 miles per gallon 7 vehicles
21 miles per gallon 7 vehicles
22 miles per gallon 6 vehicles
23 miles per gallon 5 vehicles
24 miles per gallon 10 vehicles
25 miles per gallon 9 vehicles
26 miles per gallon 4 vehicles
27 miles per gallon 5 vehicles
28 miles per gallon 4 vehicles
29 miles per gallon 3 vehicles
30 miles per gallon 2 vehicles
Model Year Body/Powertrain MPG  
2005 2005 4dr Sedan 250-hp 3.0L H6 5-sp shiftable automatic AWD 18.7
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With the 256-horsepower 3.6L H6 engine, 6-speed shiftable CVT transmission, and all-wheel drive, the 2005 Subaru Outback has been averaging 18.7 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2005 Subaru Outbacks in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 68 miles per hour (about 32 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the city (22 percent), in heavy traffic (22 percent), and in the suburbs (0 percent).

In addition, the average 2005 Subaru Outback in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC on only some of the time.
2005 2005 4dr Wagon turbocharged 243hp 2.5L H4 5-sp shiftable automatic AWD 21.74
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2005 2005 4dr Wagon turbocharged 243hp 2.5L H4 5-sp manual AWD 22.38
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2005 2005 4dr Wagon 165-hp 2.5L H4 4-sp automatic AWD 25.67
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2005 2005 4dr Wagon 173-hp 2.5L H4 6-sp manual AWD 28
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2005 2005 4dr Wagon 250-hp 3.0L H6 5-sp shiftable automatic AWD 20.75
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What Our Members Are Saying about the Real Gas Mileage of the 2005 Subaru Outback

2005 Subaru Outback Real Gas Mileage: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2005 4dr Wagon turbocharged 250hp 2.5L H4
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD
With gas at almost $4/gal, and driving lots of miles, long distance, I would love to get better than 26 MPG on the highway. I am going to slow down though, and I still do love the turbo. see full Subaru Outback review
 

2005 Subaru Outback Gas Mileage (MPG)

Unlike other fuel economy surveys, TrueDelta's Real-World Gas Mileage Survey includes questions about how and where a car was driven. So you can get an idea of the Subaru Outback's real-world MPG based on how and where you drive a car.