Compare 2018 Subaru Outback vs Honda CR-V Model Features

Compare The 2018 Subaru Outback vs 2018 Honda CR-V Models
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Compare the 2018 Subaru Outback to the 2018 Honda CR-V with Research from Carter Subaru Ballard

The small SUV has become one of the most popular segments on the market, and there seems no limit to your choices when the time comes to choose your next new family vehicle. While there are plenty of traditional small SUV models like the Honda CR-V, there's only one defining utility wagon, and we think you'll agree that nothing beats the new 2018 Subaru Outback. We put these two models side by side to determine what you're getting for the money, and you'll find a preview of what we learned in this Subaru competitive comparison page. Once you have a better idea of the many advantages that come with a new 2018 Subaru Outback, schedule a test drive online to experience it in person. We're conveniently located at 5201 Leary Ave. NW, Seattle, WA 98107 where you never need an appointment to stop in and say hi. We look forward to meeting you at Carter Subaru Ballard, serving West Seattle and beyond.

2018 Subaru Outback2018 Honda CR-V
StandardAll-Wheel DriveAvailable Upgrade
108.1 Cubic FeetPassenger Space105.9 Cubic Feet
256Max Available Horsepower190
2,700 PoundsTowing Capacity1,500 Pounds
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2018 Subaru Outback vs 2018 Honda CR-V Design Comparison

When we looked closely at the new 2018 Subaru Outback and the 2018 Honda CR-V, it was clear that they offered different designs. Both SUV models are the same height, but the Subaru Outback has a longer wheelbase and longer overall length. This helps provide it with noticeably more passenger space than the new Honda CR-V. Both models offer similar cargo space inside, however the Subaru Outback comes standard with roof rails and fold-away crossbars, which come as two different pricey upgrades on the Honda CR-V. This is just the beginning of how the similarly-priced Subaru Outback is designed to provide you with a lot more for your money.

New 2018 Subaru Outback Model

2018 Subaru Outback vs 2018 Honda CR-V Performance Comparison

Your next small SUV is a big investment, so it's good to consider the option that offers performance for any situation you may encounter. This is where the new 2018 Subaru Outback pulls well ahead of the Honda CR-V. While it comes with a similar price tag and horsepower at the entry level, the new Subaru Outback also comes standard with the renowned traction of Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive and a flat BOXER® engine. You'll have to pay more to upgrade a new Honda CR-V with their added on version of all-wheel drive, and it comes with vertical inline engine designs. The flat layout of the Subaru BOXER® engine provides a lower center of gravity and a smoother operation for handling and comfort that just isn't available in the Honda CR-V. Come see us for a test drive to learn more at Carter Subaru Ballard.

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2018 Subaru Outback vs 2018 Honda CR-V Safety Comparison

Safety is among the most important factors in your decision on which new small SUV to get. We're pleased to report that the new 2018 Subaru Outback and the 2018 Honda CR-V are both recognized among the safer vehicles on the road by independent authorities. In fact, the new Honda CR-V was awarded the 2018 IIHS Top Safety Pick. The only thing deemed safer is the 2018 IIHS Top Safety Pick + distinction earned by the new Subaru Outback. Only 15 vehicles earned this top honor for 2018, and you might be surprised by how many of those were Subaru models. What's more, you'll find active head restraints that help prevent injury from whiplash as standard equipment in every new Subaru Outback, but they're not available in the Honda CR-V.

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No other vehicle on the market is engineered anything like a Subaru. It all starts with the flat BOXER® engines found under the hood of every Subaru model. This flat design provides a lower center of gravity allowing for precision and comfortable handling that's just not available in other vehicles. Then, there's the renowned traction of Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive that comes standard on nearly every Subaru model to take your journey safely beyond the beaten path. In fact, Subaru continues to be an industry leader in safety, especially when you consider the advanced EyeSight® driver assistance technology that will soon start coming standard. Come see us to learn more at Carter Subaru Ballard, just a short drive from Bellevue and Kirkland.

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