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Subaru Outback vs. Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Subaru Outback vs. Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $29,985

Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen TDI   
Difference: $620

Lowest Total Invoice: $28,679

Subaru Outback 2.5i Premium   
Difference: $139

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year201820182018201820182014
ModelOutbackOutbackOutbackOutbackOutbackJetta SportWagen
Trim2.5i Premium2.5i Limited3.6R Limited2.5i Touring3.6R TouringTDI
Body4dr Wagon4dr Wagon4dr Wagon4dr Wagon4dr Wagon4dr Wagon
Base Price $27,995 $32,695 $35,395 $36,490 $38,690 $26,565
Base Invoice $26,351 $30,623 $33,064 $34,111 $36,089 $25,503
Moonroof Package 1,695          
Navigation system           800
Panoramic sunroof           1,800
Moonroof Package 1,413          
Navigation system           768
Panoramic sunroof           1,727
Options (change) 1,695 0 0 0 0 2,600
Options (change) 1,413 0 0 0 0 2,495
Destination 915 915 915 915 915 820
Total Price $30,605 $33,610 $36,310 $37,405 $39,605 $29,985
Total Invoice $28,679 $31,538 $33,979 $35,026 $37,004 $28,818

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Subaru Outback vs. Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Subaru Outback 2.5i Premium
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $3,855
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $4,332
Model Year201820182018201820182014
ModelOutbackOutbackOutbackOutbackOutbackJetta SportWagen
Trim2.5i Premium2.5i Limited3.6R Limited2.5i Touring3.6R TouringTDI
Body4dr Wagon4dr Wagon4dr Wagon4dr Wagon4dr Wagon4dr Wagon
Engine175hp H4175hp H4256hp H6175hp H4256hp H6140hp I4 D
TransmissionCVT-6CVT-6CVT-6CVT-6CVT-6M6
DrivetrainAWDAWDAWDAWDAWDFWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)?, 6576, 12576, 12576, 12576, 12?, 10
Tire (rear if not all the same)225/65-17225/60-18225/60-18225/60-18225/60-18225/45-17
Total Price$30,605$33,610$36,310$37,405$39,605$29,985
Adjustments for Features-4,475-6,760-7,660-11,000-11,0000
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$26,130$26,850$28,650$26,405$28,605$29,985
Cost Above Minimum$0$720$2,520$275$2,475$0
Total Invoice$28,679$31,538$33,979$35,026$37,004$28,818
Adjustments for Features-4,193-6,343-7,168-10,300-10,2780
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$24,486$25,195$26,811$24,726$26,726$28,818
Cost Above Minimum$0$709$2,325$240$2,240$0

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Features Comparison: Subaru Outback vs. Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen

Model Year201820182018201820182014
ModelOutbackOutbackOutbackOutbackOutbackJetta SportWagen
Trim2.5i Premium2.5i Limited3.6R Limited2.5i Touring3.6R TouringTDI
Body4dr Wagon4dr Wagon4dr Wagon4dr Wagon4dr Wagon4dr Wagon
Transmission and Drivetrain 
6-speed manually-shiftable CVT$1100$1100$1100$1100$1100 
6-speed manual     $150
AWD$1700$1700$1700$1700$1700 
FWD     $0
Accessories 
AC power outlet     $100
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed   $1000$1000 
Cruise control$250$250$250  $250
Heated steering wheel   $100$100 
Lead vehicle start alert   $25$25 
PIN Code Access $10$10$10$10 
Power liftgate$350$350$350$350$350 
Proximity key $250$250$250$250$250
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 
Automatic braking, low-speed   $200$200 
Backup collision intervention   $150$150 
Blind spot warning system $200$200$200$200 
Forward collision warning   $200$200 
Hill descent control$250$250$250$250$250 
Lane departure prevention, steering-based   $200$200 
Lane departure warning   $200$200 
Lane sway warning   $25$25 
Obstacle detection, rear   $300$300 
Pedestrian detection   $50$50 
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system   $100$100 
Rear cross-traffic detection $100$100$100$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 
Torque vectoring, brake-based$100$100$100$100$100 
Vehicle health reports$0$0$0$0$0 
Cargo Management 
Air-conditioned storage compartment     $50
Cargo tray$40$40$40$40$40 
Overhead sunglass holder$25$25$25$25$25 
Rear seat pass-through     $100
Roof rack$300$300$300   
Roof rails   $250$250$250
Climate Control and Infotainment 
Android Auto support$0$0$0$0$0 
Apple CarPlay support$0$0$0$0$0 
Automatic climate control, front$200$200$200$200$200 
CD changer, in-dash     $325
CD player$125$125$125$125$125 
Dual-zone climate control$125$125$125$125$125 
Heated windshield washer nozzles     $15
iPod integration     $100
Navigation app$50$50$50   
Navigation map updates, three years   $0$0 
Navigation system   $600$600$600
Rear air vents $100$100$100$100$100
SD Card slot     $25
SMS text-to-speech reader$25$25$25$25$25 
Telematics service, such as OnStar$300$300$300$300$300 
Traffic + travel information   $25$25 
USB port$100$100$100$100$100 
Voice control for audio system$25$25$25   
Voice control for nav and audio   $100$100 
Wiper de-icer$25$25$25$25$25 
Exterior 
Active grille shutters$0$0$0$0$0 
Bodyside cladding (gray/black)$250$250$250$250$250 
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s)     $25
Deep-tinted rear windows$275$275$275$275$275 
Panoramic sunroof     $1200
Rear bumper protector   $40$40 
Rear spoiler$200$200$200$200$200 
Sunroof$900$900$900$900$900 
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Auto-dimming headlights   $200$200 
Auto-dimming rearview mirror$150$150$150$150$150 
Automatic headlights$125$125$125$125$125 
Fog lights$125$125$125$125$125 
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 
Turn signals on or near mirrors $25$25$25$25$25
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, driver seat     $50
Manual height adjuster, passenger seat     $50
Manual lumbar adjuster, driver seat     $50
Manual lumbar adjuster, passenger seat     $50
Manual recliner, second row seats$75$75$75$75$75 
Memory system, driver seat $200$200$200$200 
Power fore-aft adjuster, driver seat$100$100$100$100$100 
Power fore-aft adjuster, passenger seat $100$100$100$100 
Power height adjuster, driver seat$100$100$100$100$100 
Power lumbar adjuster, driver seat$100$100$100$100$100 
Power recliner, passenger seat $100$100$100$100$100
Power tilt adjuster, driver seat$100$100$100$100$100 
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$8,690$10,975$11,875$15,215$15,215$4,215
Value of Feature Adjustments$4,475$6,760$7,660$11,000$11,000$0
Value of Feature Adjustments-4,193-6,343-7,168-10,300-10,2780

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Specifications Comparison: Subaru Outback vs. Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen

Model Year20182014
ModelOutbackJetta SportWagen
Body4dr Wagon4dr Wagon
Wheelbase108.1 in101.5 in
Length189.9 in179.3 in
Width72.4 in70.1 in
Height66.1 in59.2 in
Curb Weight3,623 lb.3,229 lb.
Fuel Capacity18.5 gal.14.5 gal.
Row 1 Headroom40.8 in38.4 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room58.1 in54.8 in
Row 1 Hip Room55.5 in0.0 in
Row 1 Legroom42.9 in41.1 in
Row 2 Headroom38.9 in38.1 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room57.3 in53.1 in
Row 2 Hip Room55.0 in0.0 in
Row 2 Legroom38.1 in35.5 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
35.5 ft332.8 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
73.3 ft366.9 ft3

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Option Package Details
Subaru Outback 2.5i Premium

Moonroof Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Sunroof900Yes
Universal garage door opener100No
Auto-dimming rearview mirror150No
Power liftgate350No
Compass0Yes
Total Requested90060%
Total Not Requested60040%

Option Package Details
Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen TDI

Navigation system
FeatureValueRequested?
Navigation system600Yes
Proximity key250Yes
SD Card slot25No
Total Requested85097%
Total Not Requested253%
Panoramic sunroof
FeatureValueRequested?
Panoramic sunroof1200No
225/45HR17 tires400No
Total Requested00%
Total Not Requested1600100%

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