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Subaru Outback Fuel Economy (km/L)

km/L Number of Vehicles
7 kilometers per liter 1 vehicles
8 kilometers per liter 2 vehicles
9 kilometers per liter 0 vehicles
10 kilometers per liter 0 vehicles
11 kilometers per liter 1 vehicles
12 kilometers per liter 0 vehicles
13 kilometers per liter 0 vehicles
14 kilometers per liter 0 vehicles
15 kilometers per liter 0 vehicles
16 kilometers per liter 0 vehicles
17 kilometers per liter 0 vehicles
18 kilometers per liter 0 vehicles
19 kilometers per liter 0 vehicles
20 kilometers per liter 0 vehicles
21 kilometers per liter 0 vehicles
22 kilometers per liter 0 vehicles
23 kilometers per liter 0 vehicles
24 kilometers per liter 0 vehicles
25 kilometers per liter 0 vehicles
26 kilometers per liter 0 vehicles
27 kilometers per liter 0 vehicles
28 kilometers per liter 0 vehicles
29 kilometers per liter 0 vehicles
30 kilometers per liter 0 vehicles
31 kilometers per liter 0 vehicles
32 kilometers per liter 0 vehicles
33 kilometers per liter 0 vehicles
34 kilometers per liter 0 vehicles
35 kilometers per liter 0 vehicles
36 kilometers per liter 0 vehicles
37 kilometers per liter 0 vehicles
38 kilometers per liter 0 vehicles
39 kilometers per liter 0 vehicles
40 kilometers per liter 0 vehicles
41 kilometers per liter 0 vehicles
42 kilometers per liter 0 vehicles
43 kilometers per liter 0 vehicles
44 kilometers per liter 0 vehicles
45 kilometers per liter 0 vehicles
46 kilometers per liter 0 vehicles
47 kilometers per liter 0 vehicles
48 kilometers per liter 0 vehicles
49 kilometers per liter 2 vehicles
50 kilometers per liter 0 vehicles
51 kilometers per liter 0 vehicles
52 kilometers per liter 0 vehicles
53 kilometers per liter 0 vehicles
54 kilometers per liter 1 vehicles
55 kilometers per liter 0 vehicles
56 kilometers per liter 0 vehicles
57 kilometers per liter 0 vehicles
58 kilometers per liter 0 vehicles
59 kilometers per liter 2 vehicles
60 kilometers per liter 0 vehicles
61 kilometers per liter 1 vehicles
62 kilometers per liter 0 vehicles
63 kilometers per liter 0 vehicles
64 kilometers per liter 1 vehicles
65 kilometers per liter 1 vehicles
66 kilometers per liter 1 vehicles
67 kilometers per liter 1 vehicles
68 kilometers per liter 0 vehicles
69 kilometers per liter 0 vehicles
70 kilometers per liter 1 vehicles
71 kilometers per liter 1 vehicles
Model Year Body/Powertrain km/L  
2009 2009 4dr Wagon turbocharged 243hp 2.5L H4 5-sp manual AWD 49.4
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With the turbocharged 195kW 2.5L H4 engine, 5-speed manual transmission, and all-wheel drive, the 2009 Subaru Outback has been averaging 49.4 L/100km (liters per 100 kilometers).

The 2009 Subaru Outbacks in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 65 kilometers per hour (about 55 percent of the kilometers driven). The rest of the kilometers were in the city (20 percent), in heavy traffic (5 percent), and in the suburbs (0 percent).

In addition, the average 2009 Subaru Outback in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a medium foot and the AC on most or all of the time.
2009 2009 4dr Wagon 165-hp 2.5L H4 4-sp automatic AWD 31.78
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2009 2009 4dr Wagon 173-hp 2.5L H4 6-sp manual AWD 63.86
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2009 2009 4dr Wagon 250-hp 3.0L H6 5-sp shiftable automatic AWD 48.7
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What Our Members Are Saying about the Real Gas Mileage of the 2009 Subaru Outback

2009 Subaru Outback Real Gas Mileage: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2010 4dr Wagon 170-horsepower 2.5L H4
6-speed shiftable CVT AWD
Highway mileage with CVT. see full Subaru Outback review
2010 4dr Wagon 170-horsepower 2.5L H4
6-speed manual AWD
Right now I am getting about 27mpg, which is just about the same as my VW 1.8t engine was getting when I traded it in. see full Subaru Outback review
2010 4dr Wagon 256-horsepower 3.6L H6
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD
For a heavy-ish car with a 3.6l six, I have been getting remarkable mileage. 24-26 overall in mixed driving. see full Subaru Outback review
2010 4dr Wagon 170-horsepower 2.5L H4
6-speed shiftable CVT AWD
28MPG on an all wheel drive vehicle with 8" of ground clearance is tough to beat. Especially since I'm averaging 32 on the highway! see full Subaru Outback review
2010 4dr Wagon 170-horsepower 2.5L H4
6-speed shiftable CVT AWD
I like that my 2.5l CVT can be run with regular gas or higher octane premium fules. This gives me a wide range of choices when fuleing. Being my commute to work is 35 miles I love the highway mpg I can attain while still having all wheel drive. see full Subaru Outback review
2010 4dr Wagon 170-horsepower 2.5L H4
6-speed shiftable CVT AWD
31 mpg on twisty 2 lane roads going through Oregon coast and Cascades. Not bad for an AWD loaded with gear and people. see full Subaru Outback review
2010 4dr Wagon 170-horsepower 2.5L H4
6-speed shiftable CVT AWD
Gets decent (18-28mpg) gas mileage for an suv that hauls groceries and kids and is a daily driver, snow, sleet or rain, every day. see full Subaru Outback review
2010 4dr Wagon 170-horsepower 2.5L H4
6-speed shiftable CVT AWD
I consistently get 29 to 30 mpg. see full Subaru Outback review
2008 4dr Wagon 170-horsepower 2.5L H4
4-speed shiftable automatic AWD
for a 4X4, this car is great. 27 MPH! see full Subaru Outback review
2008 4dr Wagon 170-horsepower 2.5L H4
5-speed manual AWD
Considering the passenger and cargo capacity I am pleased to get 25.8 mpg mixed local and mountain driving. I am amazed to get 31 - 33 mpg cruising on the interstate at 70 - 80 mph. see full Subaru Outback review
2009 Subaru Outback Real Gas Mileage: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2009 4dr Wagon 170-horsepower 2.5L H4
4-speed shiftable automatic AWD
AWD definately cost you a few on gas mileage so FWD vehicles worth more of a look if you live in warm climate or only rarely off pavement see full Subaru Outback review
 

2009 Subaru Outback Gas Mileage (km/L)

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 km/L based on how and where you drive a car.