2022 Subaru Outback

vs. 

2022 Subaru Crosstrek

$26,945 MSRP

Price

$22,445 MSRP

2.5L SUBARU BOXER 4-Cylinder

Engine

2.0L SUBARU BOXER 4Cylinder

33/26 Highway/City MPG

Fuel Economy

33/28 Highway/City MPG

109 Cubic Feet

Passenger Volume

100.9 Cubic Feet

75.7 Cubic Feet

Cargo Volume

55.3 Cubic Feet





What's the difference between the Subaru Outback and Subaru Crosstrek? Customers from Lake Wales to Lakeland ask us this question every day, so we're here to compare the 2022 Subaru Outback vs. Crosstrek to help you choose. While you can't go wrong with either option, you might find that one speaks to you more than the other. Take a closer look at the 2022 Subaru Outback and Crosstrek with Subaru Lakeland, and plan your next test drive!

Which Costs Less: 2022 Subaru Outback or Crosstrek?

One difference between the Subaru Outback and Subaru Crosstrek right off the bat is the price point. The 2022 Subaru Crosstrek has the lower starting price point at $22,445 MSRP, while the 2022 Subaru Outback starts at $26,945 MSRP - a difference of $4,500. However, you'll see that the two models have plenty of other differences that might influence you. The larger size and more powerful performance of the Outback may be worth the extra money, or the Crosstrek's smaller size and fuel-saving efficiency may be more your speed!

Which is More Powerful: 2022 Subaru Outback or Crosstrek?

Next, we compare the 2022 Subaru Outback vs. Crosstrek in terms of their engine specs. Both models utilize Subaru's signature SUBARU BOXER engineering. This creates a more powerful engine, without sacrificing fuel economy. The 2022 Outback is the larger and more powerful model overall, but the 2022 Crosstrek has its own advantages in its higher fuel economy ratings. Plus, both offer Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive standard across the lineup for better handling on the Winter Haven and Bartow roads.

2022 Subaru Outback Engine Specs

  • Engine: 2.5L DOHC engine 
  • Output: 182 hp and 176 lb-ft of torque
  • Transmission: Lineartronic® CVT (Continuously Variable Transmission)
  • Drivetrain: Subaru Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive
  • Fuel Economy: 33/26 hwy/city mpg
 

2022 Subaru Crosstrek Engine Specs

  • Engine: 2.0L DOHC engine 
  • Output: 152 hp and 145 lb-ft of torque
  • Transmission: 6-speed manual transmission orLineartronic® CVT
  • Drivetrain: Subaru Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive
  • Fuel Economy: 33/28 hwy/city mpg
 

Which is Bigger: 2022 Subaru Outback or Crosstrek?

So, which is bigger: the 2022 Subaru Outback or Crosstrek? Both models offer seating for five people with plenty of cargo space to enjoy around Lakeland Heights, but the 2022 Outback is the roomier ride of the two. The 2022 Crosstrek has a smaller footprint, which can be helpful around crowded parking lots and narrow roads in Auburndale, but the Outback has more spacious accommodations overall. Compare their dimensions below:

2022 Subaru Outback Dimensions

  • Headroom (front/rear): 40.1 inches/39.1 inches
  • Legroom (front/rear): 42.8 inches/39.5 inches
  • Passenger Volume: 109 cubic feet
  • Minimum Cargo Volume: 32.5 cubic feet
  • Maximum Cargo Volume: 75.7 cubic feet with rear seatbacks lowered
 

2022 Subaru Crosstrek Dimensions

  • Headroom (front/rear): 39.8 inches/38.0 inches
  • Legroom (front/rear): 43.1 inches/36.5 inches
  • Passenger Volume: 100.9 cubic feet
  • Minimum Cargo Volume: 20.8 cubic feet
  • Maximum Cargo Volume: 55.3 cubic feet with rear seatbacks lowered
 

Find Your New Subaru SUV at Subaru Lakeland

After comparing the 2022 Subaru Outback vs. Crosstrek, which is your pick? The team at Subaru Lakeland would love to help you narrow down your search, so don't hesitate to contact us. Visit our Subaru car dealership in Lakeland, or buy online from the comfort of home!

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