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Subaru Outback MPG

MPG Number of Vehicles
10 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
11 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
12 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
13 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
14 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
15 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
16 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
17 miles per gallon 3 vehicles
18 miles per gallon 14 vehicles
19 miles per gallon 61 vehicles
20 miles per gallon 87 vehicles
21 miles per gallon 39 vehicles
22 miles per gallon 40 vehicles
23 miles per gallon 31 vehicles
24 miles per gallon 34 vehicles
25 miles per gallon 40 vehicles
26 miles per gallon 43 vehicles
27 miles per gallon 40 vehicles
28 miles per gallon 45 vehicles
29 miles per gallon 50 vehicles
30 miles per gallon 34 vehicles
31 miles per gallon 28 vehicles
32 miles per gallon 20 vehicles
33 miles per gallon 18 vehicles
34 miles per gallon 10 vehicles
35 miles per gallon 4 vehicles
36 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
37 miles per gallon 4 vehicles
38 miles per gallon 2 vehicles
39 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
40 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
41 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
42 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
43 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
44 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
45 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
46 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
47 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
48 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
49 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
50 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
51 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
52 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
53 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
54 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
55 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
56 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
57 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
58 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
59 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
60 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
61 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
62 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
63 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
64 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
65 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
66 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
Model Year Body/Powertrain MPG  
2011 2011 4dr Wagon 165-hp 2.5L H4 4-sp automatic AWD 25.06
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With the 173-horsepower 2.5L H4 engine, 6-speed shiftable CVT transmission, and all-wheel drive, the 2011 Subaru Outback has been averaging 25.06 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2011 Subaru Outbacks in this analysis were driven mostly in the city (about 44.2 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were on the highway at an average speed of 65 miles per hour (40.8 percent), in heavy traffic (4.6 percent), and in the suburbs (0 percent).

In addition, the average 2011 Subaru Outback in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a medium foot and the AC on most or all of the time.
2011 2011 4dr Wagon 173-hp 2.5L H4 6-sp manual AWD 25.54
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2011 2011 4dr Wagon 250-hp 3.0L H6 5-sp shiftable automatic AWD 20.61
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What Our Members Are Saying about the Real Gas Mileage of the 2011 Subaru Outback

2011 Subaru Outback Real Gas Mileage: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2012 4dr Wagon 170-horsepower 2.5L H4
6-speed shiftable CVT AWD
Fuel economy is great, on the highway at 70mph I get in the summer around 30-33mpg, winter it drops to around 27 ( board computer after refill with a warm engine). Combined 10% city, 20% suburb and 70% highway it's a 25-28mpg with relaxed driving. Fully loaded doesn't seem do make a big impact, AC set usually around 65 in winter and 72 in summer. see full Subaru Outback review
2011 4dr Wagon 256-horsepower 3.6L H6
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD
Compared to the full size p/u I was driving it is fantastic. Getting just over 21 in mostly stop and go suburban driving. Figure it will get better with age. Only had a couple tanks of gas so far. Only one measured. see full Subaru Outback review
2011 4dr Wagon 256-horsepower 3.6L H6
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD
Uses Regular Gas and Gets around 19 MPG in City see full Subaru Outback review
2011 4dr Wagon 170-horsepower 2.5L H4
6-speed shiftable CVT AWD
Getting > than sticker MPG right out of the dealers lot. The CVT really rewards soft steady gas peddle. see full Subaru Outback review
2011 4dr Wagon 170-horsepower 2.5L H4
6-speed shiftable CVT AWD
So far getting 25MPG in mixed driving which is great for an AWD vehicle in our hilly areas here. 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 170-horsepower 2.5L H4
6-speed shiftable CVT AWD
I consistently get 29 to 30 mpg. 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
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
2011 Subaru Outback Real Gas Mileage: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2012 4dr Wagon 256-horsepower 3.6L H6
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD
I have a lead foot. I guess for the power it has 20 mpg avg isn't bad, but not great. see full Subaru Outback review
2011 4dr Wagon 170-horsepower 2.5L H4
6-speed shiftable CVT AWD
The 2013 is supposed to get a few more MPG's in the city and highway. Not really a big deal, but every bit helps. For a large vehicle with AWD, the Outback is unbeatable in MPG. see full Subaru Outback review
2011 4dr Wagon 170-horsepower 2.5L H4
6-speed shiftable CVT AWD
I would like to see mpg much higher than 22/29. see full Subaru Outback review
 

2011 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.