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The Subaru Outback has been around for over 25 years. During that time, it has attracted a cult following and gained new fans along the way. One of Outback's biggest draws is that it has a much lower cost of ownership when compared to other midsize SUVs. The 2021 Outback costs about $8,000 less in repairs and ownership expenses over five years than its classmates. The Subaru Outback has been rated as a good choice for budget-conscious car shoppers by Kelley Blue Book, Edmunds, U.S. News, and more.

What is the Cost to Own a Subaru Outback?

The 2021 Subaru Outback has a predicted cost of ownership of about $40,600 over five years. In comparison, most midsize SUVs cost about $48,000 to own over five years. The cost of a car's ownership is determined using several factors, including the price of the lease or loan, loan interest rates, taxes, fees associated with a new car purchase, the average cost of fuel, and expenses for the car's predicted maintenance and repairs. If you buy a new Subaru Outback, the cost of depreciation also factors into the equation.

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Fuel Economy and Efficiency

One area where the Subaru Outback stands out is fuel economy. The 2021 Subaru Outback is one of the most fuel-efficient cars in its class, with an average fuel economy of 29 MPG. In comparison, most vehicles in midsize SUVs have an average fuel rating of 20 MPG. Since the Subaru Outback requires fewer stops at the gas station, its fuel prices are lower than what you'll pay with similar vehicles. The Subaru Outback comes standard with all-wheel drive. The Outback's base engine is a 2.5L V4 with a power output of 182 HP, and it creates 176 LBFT in torque. The Onyx Edition, a higher-end trim level, upgrades to a turbo 2.4L engine with four cylinders that get 260 HP instead.

Safety and Practicality

The Subaru Outback is also considered a safe car that offers more value and practical features than its competitors, making it less expensive to own in five years. The Subaru Outback's many safety aids, which are packed into its EyeSight suite of advanced driver safety technology, make the SUV less expensive to insure than other SUVs on the road. Along with its advanced safety amenities, the 2021 Subaru Outback is loaded with more creature comforts and technology than its SUV peers.

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