The New Subaru Outback vs The Honda CR-V: The Right Crossover for California

Kirby Subaru of Ventura invites drivers from nearby to Santa Barbara to check out all that the new Subaru Outback can do for them, be it for the daily commute to Camarillo or adventures in the great outdoors. In order to properly prove to you the accolades of the Outback, we went ahead and comparted it head-to-head with a top competitor of its class: the new Honda CR-V. Let us show you our findings here at Kirby Subaru of Ventura.

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  Subaru Outback vs Honda CR-V

  • Fuel Economy: Through their base engines, the Outback has a bit more efficiency to offer over the Honda CR-V near Ventura as the former can travel an EPA-estimated 32 mpg on the highway and has a fuel capacity of 18.5 gallons whereas the CR-V can travel 31 mpg on the highway and holds about 14 gallons of gasoline.
  • Interior Space: The Subaru Outback near Santa Barbara has a passenger volume of 108.1 cubic feet, offering a lot more head room for you and your passengers. The CR-V holds a 105 cubic-foot passenger volume, which decreases significantly when a moonroof is added.
  • Towing Capacity: While the four-cylinder engine of the Honda CR-V might contribute a decent amount of horsepower, this crossover falls short in towing capability and can tow only 1,500 pounds. Meanwhile the Subaru Outback near Ventura can tow up to 2,700 pounds, making it ideal for taking small campers and U-Haul trailers to Oxnard.
  • Conveniences: The Subaru Outback comes standard with an accessible roof rack with integrated crossbars and a windshield wiper de-icer is also available for usefulness in Newbury Park during the winter months. Both of these features are unavailable on the Honda CR-V.
  • Transmission: The six-speed automatic transmission of the Outback you might find more preferable as it delivers a more gradual and smoother acceleration. The Honda CR-V features a two-speed automatic transmission with a more clunky startup response.

Choose a Crossover and Come See Us Today!

The Subaru Outback offers more comfort and flexibility over this worthy challenger from Honda. If you want to enjoy the new Outback for yourself, schedule a test drive and come see us at Kirby Subaru of Ventura today. See you soon!

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