2021 Subaru Crosstrek vs 2021 Subaru Outback

Our customers have been presented with a tough choice: should they get the Subaru Crosstrek or Outback? Maybe you've been dealing with your own internal Crosstrek vs. Outback debate. It's a challenging decision. Either SUV would make a great addition to any Capitola driveway. But to help you make up your mind, we've put together a detailed, side-by-side 2021 Subaru Crosstrek vs. Outback comparison below. Want to learn more? Contact us today!


2021 Subaru Crosstrek vs. Outback: Price

Both the Crosstrek and Outback are a bargain, considering what you get for their respective prices. But more budget-friendly customers will probably lean towards the Crosstrek. Its MSRP comes in a few thousand dollars lower than the Outback. That's to be expected, as the Outback has a little more to offer. Of course, you'll want to check out our new vehicle specials to make sure you're getting the best deal. Here are the starting MSRPs for both vehicles:

  • 2021 Subaru Outback MSRP: $26,795
  • 2021 Subaru Crosstrek MSRP: $22,245

2021 Subaru Crosstrek vs. Outback: Power

Which SUV has more power, the Crosstrek or Outback? Both SUVs offer more than enough power to get you around on our Scotts Valley roads. But the Subaru Outback comes standard with a larger engine that produces a little more horsepower and torque than the Crosstrek. Here are the engine specs:

2021 Subaru Outback

  • Engine: 2.5 Liter Subaru Boxer 4-cylinder
  • Horsepower: 182 hp @ 5,800 rpm
  • Torque: 176 lb-ft @ 4,400 rpm
  • Towing Capacity: 2.700 pounds
 

2021 Subaru Crosstrek

  • Engine: 2.0 Liter Subaru Boxer 4-cylinder
  • Horsepower: 152 hp @ 6,000 rpm
  • Torque: 145 lb-ft @ 4,000 rpm
  • Towing Capacity: 1,500 pounds
 

2021 Subaru Crosstrek vs. Outback: Features

Which has more features, the Crosstrek or Outback? Both of these SUVs are packed with features that are sure to make your Aptos commute safer and more enjoyable. But the Outback provides a few more. Here are some examples:

  • Hands-free Power Rear Gate with automatic close
  • Advanced Adaptive Cruise Control
  • Transmission Paddle Shifters

Check Out the Outback and Crosstrek at Santa Cruz Subaru

We make it easy for you to get behind the wheel of your next vehicle. You can even get pre-approved for financing online. Our new & used Subaru dealership is just a short drive away from both Monterey and Watsonville. So, drop by or give us a call today!