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Toyota Highlander vs. Subaru Outback Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Toyota Highlander vs. Subaru Outback Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $39,659

Subaru Outback 3.6R Limited   
Difference: $6,740

Lowest Total Invoice: $36,593

Subaru Outback 3.6R Limited   
Difference: $5,422

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year2018201820182018
ModelHighlanderHighlanderOutbackOutback
TrimLimitedLimited Platinum3.6R Limited3.6R Touring
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr Wagon4dr Wagon
Base Price $42,080 $45,200 $35,395 $38,690
Base Invoice $38,419 $41,268 $33,064 $36,089
AWD 1,460 1,460    
All-weather floor mats 249 249 101 101
Class II trailer hitch 699 699 547 547
Floor mats 229 229    
Cargo net 49 49 81 81
Rear bumper protector 139 139 107  
Remote start 499 499 470 470
EyeSight and Navigation Package     1,585  
Wheel-lip moldings     458 458
AWD 1,333 1,333    
All-weather floor mats 145 145 65 65
Class II trailer hitch 530 530 410 410
Floor mats 139 139    
Cargo net 35 35 52 52
Rear bumper protector 99 99 69  
Remote start 320 320 352 352
EyeSight and Navigation Package     1,323  
Wheel-lip moldings     343 343
Options (change) 3,324 3,324 3,349 1,657
Options (change) 2,601 2,601 2,614 1,222
Destination 995 995 915 915
Total Price $46,399 $49,519 $39,659 $41,262
Total Invoice $42,015 $44,864 $36,593 $38,226

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Toyota Highlander vs. Subaru Outback

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Subaru Outback 3.6R Limited
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $5,760
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $4,535
Model Year2018201820182018
ModelHighlanderHighlanderOutbackOutback
TrimLimitedLimited Platinum3.6R Limited3.6R Touring
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr Wagon4dr Wagon
Engine295hp V6295hp V6256hp H6256hp H6
TransmissionT8T8CVT-6CVT-6
DrivetrainAWDAWDAWDAWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)20/27 MPG20/27 MPG20/27 MPG20/27 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)825, 12825, 12576, 12576, 12
Tire (rear if not all the same)245/55-19245/55-19225/60-18225/60-18
Total Price$46,399$49,519$39,659$41,262
Adjustments for Features-980-2,3550-50
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$45,419$47,164$39,659$41,212
Cost Above Minimum$0$1,745$0$1,553
Total Invoice$42,015$44,864$36,593$38,226
Adjustments for Features-887-2,1340-46
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$41,128$42,730$36,593$38,180
Cost Above Minimum$0$1,602$0$1,587

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Features Comparison: Toyota Highlander vs. Subaru Outback

Model Year2018201820182018
ModelHighlanderHighlanderOutbackOutback
TrimLimitedLimited Platinum3.6R Limited3.6R Touring
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr Wagon4dr Wagon
Transmission and Drivetrain 
8-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1300$1300  
6-speed manually-shiftable CVT  $1100$1100
AWD$1700$1700$1700$1700
Accessories 
AC power outlet$100$100  
Adaptive cruise control$600$600  
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed  $850$850
Heated steering wheel $100 $100
Lead vehicle start alert  $25$25
PIN Code Access  $10$10
Sunshades, second row$125$125  
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seats$0$0  
Around view cameras $500  
Backup collision intervention  $150$150
Knee airbag, driver$75$75  
Lane sway warning  $25$25
Obstacle detection, front $150  
Perimeter scan $25  
Rearview camera$200 $200$200
Seat cushion airbag, driver  $75$75
Side curtain airbags  $350$350
Side curtain airbags, three rows$500$500  
Torque vectoring, brake-based  $100$100
Vehicle health reports  $0$0
Cargo Management 
Cargo mat$40$40  
Liftglass or two-piece tailgate$150$150  
Roof rack  $300 
Roof rails$250$250 $250
Climate Control and Infotainment 
Android Auto support  $100$100
App support$100$100  
Apple CarPlay support  $100$100
DVD-compatible player$0$0  
Intercom$25$25  
Navigation map updates, three years  $0$0
Rain-sensing wipers $175  
Rear air vents  $100$100
Rear air vents with automatic controls$250$250  
Rear HVAC unit$400$400  
Siri Eyes Free support$0$0  
Telematics service, such as OnStar $200$200$200
Variable intermittent wipers$75 $75$75
Exterior 
Active grille shutters  $0$0
Bodyside cladding$350$350  
Bodyside cladding (gray/black)  $250$250
Panoramic sunroof $1200  
Sunroof$900 $900$900
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Compass  $0$0
Conversation mirror$25$25  
LED headlights, single projector or low beam only  $750$750
Steering-linked headlights  $150$150
Powertrain 
Automatic start / stop$150$150  
Lockable center differential$150$150  
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls  $100$100
Seats and Interior Trim 
Cooled or ventilated front seats$300$300  
Foldaway tray table, second row$75$75  
Folding third row seats$600$600  
Heated second row seats $200$200$200
Manual fore-aft adjuster, second row seats$75$75  
Manual recliner, third row seats$125$125  
Power thigh support length adjuster, driver seat$100$100  
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Chrome-clad alloy wheels$600$600  
Electronic systems calibration selector  $200$200
Machined alloy wheels  $350$350
Raised heavy-duty suspension  $0$0
Total Value of Features$9,340$10,715$8,360$8,410
Value of Feature Adjustments$980$2,355$0$50
Value of Feature Adjustments-887-2,1340-46

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Specifications Comparison: Toyota Highlander vs. Subaru Outback

Model Year20182018
ModelHighlanderOutback
Body4dr SUV4dr Wagon
Wheelbase109.8 in108.1 in
Length192.5 in189.9 in
Width75.8 in72.4 in
Height68.1 in66.1 in
Curb Weight4,535 lb.3,893 lb.
Fuel Capacity19.2 gal.18.5 gal.
Row 1 Headroom40.7 in40.8 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room59.3 in58.1 in
Row 1 Hip Room57.2 in55.5 in
Row 1 Legroom44.2 in42.9 in
Row 2 Headroom39.9 in38.9 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room59.6 in57.3 in
Row 2 Hip Room57.1 in55.0 in
Row 2 Legroom38.4 in38.1 in
Row 3 Headroom35.9 in0.0 in
Row 3 Shoulder Room55.0 in0.0 in
Row 3 Hip Room45.6 in0.0 in
Row 3 Legroom27.7 in0.0 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
13.8 ft335.5 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Behind R2
42.3 ft335.5 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
83.7 ft373.3 ft3

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Option Package Details
Subaru Outback 3.6R Limited

Class II trailer hitch
FeatureValueRequested?
Class II trailer hitch200Yes
Trailering equipment (4 wire)125Yes
Total Requested325100%
Total Not Requested00%
EyeSight and Navigation Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Navigation system550Yes
Obstacle detection, rear250Yes
Voice control for nav and audio75Yes
Traffic + travel information25Yes
Backup collision intervention150No
Navigation map updates, three years0No
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed700Yes
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system100Yes
Lane departure warning200Yes
Automatic braking, low-speed200Yes
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial200Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Lane sway warning25No
Lead vehicle start alert25No
Lane departure prevention, steering-based200Yes
Pedestrian detection50Yes
Total Requested295094%
Total Not Requested2006%

Option Package Details
Subaru Outback 3.6R Touring

Class II trailer hitch
FeatureValueRequested?
Class II trailer hitch200Yes
Trailering equipment (4 wire)125Yes
Total Requested325100%
Total Not Requested00%

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