2020 Outback on a country road

Searching for a capable and fuel-efficient SUV or wagon for sale near Santa Cruz? The 2020 Subaru Outback is a fantastic choice! This new Subaru SUV provides up to an EPA-estimated 26 mpg city/33 mpg highway. That’s plenty to help make your weekday commutes and weekend adventures to Aptos and beyond more efficient. The Outback is much more than just a practical people-hauler, though. It’s also available with all the latest creature comforts and active safety features, like Subaru STARLINK™ and Subaru EyeSight®. Learn more about the new Outback fuel economy feature and more with Santa Cruz Subaru!

2020 Outback MPG Ratings

Whether you’re looking for a value-conscious entry-level SUV or a loaded model with all the bells and whistles, you’ll be glad to know that the Subaru Outback lineup accommodates! 

Seven distinctive trims are available, and each has a little something extra to offer compared to the last. What’s more, there are two engine options available. Learn what to expect from the Subaru Outback mpg ratings and engine output below:

  • 26 mpg city/33 mpg highway with standard Subaru Symmetrical AWD and the base 2.5L engine
  • 23 mpg city/30 mpg highway with standard Subaru Symmetrical AWD and the available 2.4L turbocharged engine
  • Standard 2.5L 4-cylinder base engine offers 182 horsepower and 176 pound-feet of torque 
  • Available 2.4L turbocharged engine offers 260 horsepower and 277 pound-feet of torque

Features That Improve the 2020 Outback’s Gas Mileage

The impressive Subaru Outback gas mileage is built upon not only two efficient engine choices, but also several other fuel-enhancing features, such as:

  • Lineartronic® CVT (continuously variable transmission)**
  • Subaru X-MODE®
  • Subaru Hill Descent Control (HDC)
  • Vehicle Dynamics Control (VDC)
  • Active Torque Vectoring
2020 Subaru Outback with bicycles on the roof rack

Find Your Outback at Santa Cruz Subaru

Ready to find a fuel-efficient new Subaru for sale near Monterey? Here at Santa Cruz Subaru, we have tons of Outback models for sale! If you’d like to learn more about the Outback mpg or specs, don’t hesitate to contact us. Then, feel free to browse our selection of Outback SUVs and apply for Subaru financing. We can’t wait to equip you with the perfect Subaru Outback sometime soon!


*EPA fuel economy estimates. Actual mileage will vary with driving conditions and your vehicle’s condition.

**Lineartronic® CVT (Continuously Variable Transmission) with Adaptive Control and 8-speed manual mode with paddle shifters

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