The team at Subaru are unleashing the fourth model of the Subaru Outback latest generation and everyone is curious to know what this 2018 Subaru Outback new release will be offering. This particular production was started in 2014 and Subaru is known to revive the vehicle with diverse mid-cycle adjustments. Such innovations will additionally play a vital role in making the model stand out from the harsh competition brought forward from other automotive manufacturers.
2018 Subaru Outback – Exterior Expectations and Luxurious Interior Design
Subaru vehicles are known for their endurance and mid-level modifications of body components such as headlamps, front grille, taillights, bumper and fog lights are expected. The modernised bumper will give this vehicle a rather more aggressive appearance with the rear section changes complimenting it nicely. Despite this restyling, the scratch and bump-proof body kit will remain present giving the 2018 Subaru Outback a durable finish.
The interior of 2018 Subaru Outback is anticipated to be more extensively changed than the exterior. Some similarity to previous models is expected in this department. However, modern technology incorporation together with an enhanced trim and media system will be present. Examples of these are the heated steering wheel and the Eyesight technology. While Subaru is already well-known for providing heated seats, wipers and mirrors, the heated steering wheel will definitely be a comfortable addition to the package, especially in cold weather.
The Eyesight technology aids the driver through active pre-accident alerts and safety warnings but Subaru has not yet published the exact specifications of this technology. This capability will surely refine and perfect the already present range of driver assistance technologies such as lane keep assist, lane departure warning and blind spot detection among others. The fact that a comprehensive air filtration system is included should not be forgotten.
Basically, the driver’s necessities are well catered for with a modern. And redesigned dashboard incorporating quite futuristic gauges outputting speed and fuel measurements in a fashionable way. Two speedometers are made available together with power control and a new and improved gearbox. The seats come customised with real leather upholstery with interior colors of black, ivory or a combination of both. This choice of colors is expected to get updated after the official release. The internal space will be offered with a passenger volume of 108.1 cubic feet. And the cargo volume of 35.5 cubic feet which can be increased to 73.3 cubic feet when the back seats are folded down.
The previous model received good safety ratings and this Subaru Outback 2018 should be no exception to this. It has received a top safety pick from the IIHS with good overall ratings as a result of the expanded optional equipment that the vehicle offers. Quite considerable structural changes together with a safer interior ensured safety consistency will keeping and improving the traditional appearance.
2018 Subaru Outback – Modification under the Hood
A 2.5-liter engine 4-Cylinder engine is going to be offered for this 2018 Subaru Outback. It is reported that his engine pushes out 175 hp with 174 pound-feet of torque. The transmission was properly adjusted and a 2-mpg increase was achieved when compared to the previous model. A current optional 256 hp 3.6-liter 6-cylinder engine paired with a continuously variable transmission gearbox offering a better mileage exists.
It will take 9.1 seconds to go from 0 to 60mph with a top speed of 126 mph. Although it is good to point out that most of the 2018 Subaru Outback components are made from aluminium. It is not so light so the current figures cannot be expected to be improved with ease.
The base version engine offers a rating of 25 mpg city, 32 mpg highway and 28 mpg combined, while the 3.6-liter engine gives a rating of 20 mpg city, 27 mpg highway and 22 mpg combined.
2018 Subaru Outback – Price and Release Date
The price of this 2018 Subaru Outback will be around $26,000 to $35,000 depending on specifications. And it is expecting to be released later on in 2017.