Subaru normally follows a 4-year lifecycle for its models and with the last Outback model released in 2014, there is a good probability that 2018 could see an upgraded Subaru Outback model. The manufacturing house has also given some hints. It is believed that the 2018 Subaru Outback model will get a thorough make-over but will is likely to retain its existing platform and size.
No confirmations have been made yet but going by Subaru’s fame and reputation, this new generation model can be expected to incorporate some top specs and superlative features.
Here’s a sneak-peak of what car enthusiasts can expect with next-gen 2018 Subaru Outback model.
2018 Subaru Outback – Engine Specifications
The line-up seems pretty power-packed! New 2018 Subaru Outback model is believed to have a classical 2.5-liter 4 cylinder powered engine coupled with a linear tonic CVT. It will also be equipped with latest PZEV- partial zero emission engine, giving out ample fuel efficiency, enhanced torque reading- 174 lb-ft in particular and 175 hp of power output.
It’s costlier models will be operated via a V6 3.6-liter engine with a power output of around 256 hp. Both the engine models comprise of a manual transmission system. Fuel economy of 2018 Outback model is said to be 25 mpg within the town and 33 mpg while rolling on highways.
2018 Subaru Outback – External and Internal Changes
The 2018 Outback model will host an eccentric look and appear different to any of its previous designs. The automaker is expected to go with an aluminum body and with the use of other lightweight steel pre-requisites; the weight of this vehicle will decrease to a great extent. Absolutely genuine concepts will be utilized on its structure and design.
Its aerodynamics will be improved considerably by reducing air friction. The indicators and headlights will undergo some transformations, and bonnet will incorporate a couple of brims on its lateral sides. The new model will include 17-inch wires constructed with aluminum alloy rims, and rumors believe that the type of grille employed in the vehicle has never been used before by any given automotive manufacturer. This makes it an exciting prospect!
There is not much information regarding internal aspects of Subaru Outback 2018, but some experts say that the inner decorations make it appear as a Legacy Sedan! Advanced new styling and more space have been allotted to its drivers or passengers. The seats will be upgraded with heat and ventilation systems, and its Apple CarPlay will be enhanced. The vehicle will be able to accommodate 7 people comfortably.
2018 Subaru Outback – Price and Launch Date
There are still uncertainties about its actual launch date. Some say the end of 2017 while some say it might trigger off in the first half of 2018. No official news is out, and one will have to wait and bide their time till then. The price will be around- $26,500 – $37,000.
The 2018 Subaru Outback model will lock horns with:
- Audi A4 Allroad Quattro
- Volvo V90
- Mercedes-Benz E-class Wagon
- Volkswagen Golf SportWagen