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Outback

Starting price R596 700

Crimson Red Pearl

Outback

Starting price R596 700

Crystal Black Silica

Outback

Starting price R596 700

Crystal White Pearl

Outback

Starting price R596 700

Dark Blue Pearl

Outback

Starting price R596 700

Dark Grey Metallic

Outback

Starting price R596 700

Ice Silver Metallic

Outback

Starting price R596 700

Oak Brown Pearl

Outback

Starting price R596 700

Platinum Grey Metallic

Outback

Starting price R596 700

Tungsten Metallic

Outback

Starting price R596 700

Wilderness Green Metallic

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Outback 2.5i-S EyeSightFrom R596 700
Outback 3.6R-S EyeSightFrom R668 100

Exterior and interior features

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Subaru Interior

The Outback features a large refined interior, featuring leather seats, eight-way power adjustable seats for the front driver and passengers, and high-quality soft-touch materials. Choose from either black or beige interior trims.

Leather Seated Interior

Subaru Sound
Sound

The standard Harmon Kardon® audio system takes centre stage with a powerful 11 speaker set-up, subwoofer and amplifier.

Subaru Cross Bars
Cross Bars

Built-in cross bars mean no need for separate cross bars. Simply mount a roof box to gain additional space for your adventures.

Subaru Infotainment
Infotainment

The available AM/FM/CD/MP3/WMA infotainment system features an 8″ high-resolution multi-gesture capacitive touchscreen. This system incorporates Bluetooth mobile phone connectivity and streaming audio, dual USB ports/iPod control, auxiliary audio input and steering wheel integrated controls.

Subaru Automatic Boot Close
Automatic Boot Close

The power rear gate will take some of the work out of loading. Use the switch on the instrument panel, the gate or the key fob, and it opens or closes automatically.

Infotainment Compatibility
Infotainment Compatibility

Use today's most popular apps with Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™. Voice recognition capabilities allow hands-free use, keeping everybody safe while reducing distractions when you're on the road.

Subaru LED Lights
LED Lights

LED Steering Responsive Headlights with High Beam Assist actively track in the direction of a turn to enhance visibility. If you’re approaching oncoming traffic at night, auto high beams will sense the road ahead and automatically switch to low beam.

Technology

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Ruggedly equipped and fully prepared for you to make bold plans. The Outback can take you on almost any road you’d care to venture, and thanks to the reliable Subaru Boxer engine with improved fuel consumption, it can take you farther than ever. Rugged in appearance and performance, it also has the looks and durability to traverse a trail or make a new one.

Subaru X-Mode
X-Mode

When activated, X-Mode with Hill Descent Control takes command of the engine, transmission, Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive (SAWD), brakes and other components to provide the best traction and grip in difficult conditions. Hill Descent Control moderates speed and braking for you when going downhill, allowing you to concentrate on steering.

Subaru Engine
Engine

While most engines stand vertically, our Subaru Boxer engine lays flat – delivering handling that no other engine can. Sitting horizontally in the engine bay, it moves like a boxer’s fists with a punch and counterpunch action. With perfect balance and a much lower centre of gravity, it creates less noise and vibration too.

Subaru Dynamics Control System
Dynamics Control System

The Vehicle Dynamics Control System monitors and analyses if the vehicle is following the driver’s intended course via an array of sensors. If a tyre slips or a high-speed turn causes the vehicle to veer off its intended path, the AWD torque distribution, engine output and brakes at each wheel are adjusted to assist in keeping the vehicle on course.

Subaru All-Wheel Drive
All-Wheel Drive

Permanent Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive (SAWD) delivers power to all four wheels at all times, ensuring enhanced control of the Outback on or off-road – even in poor conditions. The entire drive system, from the Boxer engine to the rear differential, is mounted in a straight, symmetrical line, delivering the Outback's stability and balance.

Safety

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The Outback boasts superior levels of active safety, a rock-solid reputation for accident avoidance and top marks from industry experts. The secret to its success is a combination of mechanical systems – such as the Subaru Symmetrical Full-Time All-Wheel Drive System, striking agility and fantastic visibility – and next-generation technologies, such as Vehicle Dynamics Control with Active Torque Vectoring, ABS and the EyeSight Advanced Driver Assist System.

Subaru EyeSight Adaptive Cruise Control
EyeSight Adaptive Cruise Control

EyeSight Adaptive Cruise Control lets the system automatically adjust your speed to keep a set distance from the vehicle ahead. By constantly monitoring distance and speed, it adjusts the engine, transmission and brakes to maintain speed in line with the traffic flow.

Subaru Lane Sway & Departure Warning
Lane Sway & Departure Warning

EyeSight Lane Sway & Departure Warning both activate a chime sound when your vehicle begins to drift or is too close to another lane.

Subaru EyeSight Pre-Collision Braking
EyeSight Pre-Collision Braking

If EyeSight senses an impending collision, a buzzer and a light on the dashboard warn you. If you don’t take evasive action, the system can automatically apply the brakes and reduce engine power – either preventing the collision entirely, or reducing the severity, depending on your speed. If you apply the brakes, but not hard enough, EyeSight applies more braking force to stop the vehicle.

Subaru EyeSight Pre-Collision Throttle Management
EyeSight Pre-Collision Throttle Management

Should EyeSight detect an obstacle in front of you while you are parked, and you put the vehicle in drive instead of reverse, you’ll hear several short beeps, see a flashing indicator and the engine will reduce power to help you avoid a collision.

Subaru Rear Vehicle Detection
Rear Vehicle Detection

Subaru Rear Vehicle Detection features Blind Spot Monitoring, Lane Change Assist and Rear Cross Traffic Alert. It monitors rear blind spots for danger, makes lane changes safer and can also warn you of a potential collision. For example, when your reverse into a street with passing traffic.

Subaru Cameras
Cameras

Equipped standard with front, side and reverse cameras to ensure you have optimal visibility when parking and manoeuvring around pavements, pedestrians and other vehicles.

Subaru Impact Absorption
Impact Absorption

In the event of a head-on collision, the Subaru Boxer engine and transmission are designed to absorb impact, and then break away from the vehicle structure and drop below the passenger cabin, for added protection. A total of seven airbags standard gives you peace of mind.

Subaru Impact Design
Impact Design

This proprietary advanced frame design strengthens the passenger compartment by linking the roof to the side pillars and the floor. As a result, impact energy coming from all directions is dissipated and then diverted away from the passenger cabin.

Model Specifications

Outback 2.5i-S ES
R596 700
Outback 3.6R-S ES
R668 100
Exterior
Auto On/Off LED Headlamps, Daytime Running Lights
Yes
Yes
Steering Responsive Headlights (SRH)
Yes
Yes
Front Fog Lamps
Yes
Yes
Roof Rails with Cross Bars
Yes
Yes
Side Turn Light & Electrical Folding Function Door Mirror
Yes
Yes
Aluminium Alloy Wheels (inch)
18
18
Power Sliding, Tilt-adjustable Sunroof
Yes
Yes
Automatic Rain-sensing Windshield Wipers
Yes
Yes
Seating and Trim
Leather-wrapped Steering Wheel & Gear Lever
Yes
Yes
Leather Seats
Yes
Yes
8-way Power Seat – Driver & Front Passenger
Yes
Yes
Reclining Rear Seat
Yes
Yes
60/40-split Folding Rear Seats
Yes
Yes
Seat Back Storage Pocket (front passenger side only)
Yes
Yes
Comfort & Convenience
Power Windows
Yes
Yes
Keyless Entry & Push-button Start System
Yes
Yes
Powered Rear Gate
Yes
Yes
Auto Door Locking
Yes
Yes
Paddle Shifters
Yes
Yes
One Touch Lane Changer
Yes
Yes
Two 12-volt Accessory Power Outlets (in centre panel & centre console box)
Yes
Yes
Rear Seat Centre Armrest with 2 Cup Holders
Yes
Yes
Tilt-adjustable/Telescopic Steering Wheel
Yes
Yes
Steering Wheel-mounted Audio, Mobile Phone & EyeSight Adaptive Cruise Control Switches
Yes
Yes
Climate Control with Rear Vents
Auto Dual Zone Automatic Air-conditioning System
Auto Dual Zone Automatic Air-conditioning System
Entertainment
8,0" Touch Screen Infotainment System with 6-speaker CD System & Bluetooth Hands-free Functionality
Yes
Yes
11 Harman Kardon® Speakers, Subwoofer & Amplifier
Yes
Yes
Apple CarPlay™ + Android Auto™ Connectivity
Yes
Yes
Premium 5" Multifunction Information Display (MFD)
Yes
Yes
Satnav with TomTom Mapping
Yes
Yes
Voice Recognition & Siri Eyes Free
Yes
Yes
Auxiliary Audio Input & USB Ports
Dual
Dual
Safety
EyeSight Pre-collision Braking, Adaptive Cruise Control, Lane Departure & Sway Warning, Lead Vehicle Start Alert, Pre-collision Throttle Management
Yes
Yes
Side View Camera
Yes
Yes
Front View Camera
Yes
Yes
Reverse Camera
Yes
Yes
High Beam Assist
Yes
Yes
Blind Spot Monitoring with Lane Change Assist
Yes
Yes
Rear Cross Traffic Alert
Yes
Yes
Digital Speedometer
Yes
Yes
SRS Airbags: Front Driver & Passenger Airbags
Yes
Yes
SRS Airbags: Front Side Driver & Passenger Airbags
Yes
Yes
SRS Airbags: Driver's Knee Airbags
Yes
Yes
SRS Airbags: Dual Intelligent Side Curtain Airbags
Yes
Yes
Wiplash-reducing Front Seats
Yes
Yes
Side-door Reinforcement Beams
Yes
Yes
Safety Brake Pedal System
Yes
Yes
ISOFIX Adapted Child Seat Anchors (with tether anchors) for Infants & Children
Yes
Yes
Warranty & Maintenance
5-year/150 000km Warranty
Yes
Yes
3-year/75 000km Maintenance Plan (with extension options available)
Yes
Yes
Subaru Assist
Yes
Yes
15 000km Service Intervals
Yes
Yes (with 5 000km oil check additionally)
Engine & Performance
Type
Horizontally-opposed, Boxer, 4-cylinder, Petrol Engine
Horizontally-opposed, Boxer, 4-cylinder, Petrol Engine
Bore x Stroke (mm)
94 x 90
92 x 91
Capacity (cc)
2498
3630
Compression Ratio
10,3
10,5
Valve mechanism
DOHC 16-valve
DOHC 24-valve
Fuel Tank Capacity (ℓ)
60
60
Maximum Power Output (DIN) (kW/rpm)
129/5800
191/6000
Maximum torque (DIN) (N m/rpm)
235/4000
350/4400
Acceleration (0–100km/h) (sec)
10,2
7,6
Electronic Throttle Control System (ETC)
Drive By Wire
Drive By Wire
Fuel Consumption (ADR81/02) (combined) (ℓ/100km)
7,3
9,9
Urban Fuel Consumption (ADR81/02) (combined) (ℓ/100km)
9,0
14,2
Extra Urban Fuel Consumption (ADR81/02) (combined) (ℓ/100km)
6,3
7,5
C02 emissions (ADR 81/02) (combined) (g/km)
167
230
Drivability
All-Wheel Drive (AWD) Type
Active Torque Split AWD System
Active Torque Split AWD System
Vehicle Dynamics Control (VDC) System
Yes
Yes
X-Mode
Yes
Yes
Intelligent (I) Mode
Yes
Yes
Sport (S) Mode
Yes
Yes
SportSharp (S#) Mode
No
Yes
Active Torque Vectoring (ATV)
Yes
Yes
4-sensor/4-channel ABS with Electronic Brake-force Distribution
Yes
Yes
Brake Assist System
Yes
Yes
Electronic Stability Control (ESC)
Yes
Yes
Electronic Brakeforce Distribution (EBD)
Yes
Yes
Traction Control System (TCS)
Yes
Yes
Hill Start Assist
Yes
Yes
Electronic Park Brake
Yes
Yes
Dimensions and Weight
Overall Length (mm)
4815
4815
Overall Width (mm)
1840
1840
Overall Height (mm)
1675
1675
Wheelbase (mm)
2745
2745
Front Track (mm)
1570
1570
Rear Track (mm)
1580
1580
Minimum Ground Clearance (mm)
213
213
Cargo Volume (rear seat up) (ℓ)
512
512
Cargo volume (rear seat down) (ℓ)
1801
1801
With Trailer Brakes (kg)
1500
1800
Without Trailer Brakes (kg)
750
750
Maximum Tow Ball Download (kg)
150
180
Kerb Weight (kg)
1628
1702
Tare Mass (kg)
1588
1662
Gearing and Drivetrain
Gear Ratio 1st
3.6
3.105
Gear Ratio 2nd
2.08
1.983
Gear Ratio 3rd
1.596
1.454
Gear Ratio 4th
1.221
1.057
Gear Ratio 5th
0.939
0.779
Gear Ratio 6th
0.717
0.542
Gear Ratio 7th
0.512
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Gear Ratio Reverse
3.687
3.021
Final Reduction Gear Ratio
4.111
4.111
Chassis
Steering
Electric Power Assistance, Rack & Pinion
Electric Power Assistance, Rack & Pinion
Minimum Turning Circle (m)
11
11
Front Suspension
MacPherson-type Struts, Lower L-arms, Coil Springs, Stabilizer Bar
MacPherson-type Struts, Lower L-arms, Coil Springs, Stabilizer Bar
Rear Suspension
Double Wishbone, Coil Springs, Stabilizer Bar
Double Wishbone, Coil Springs, Stabilizer Bar
Front Brakes
Ventilated Disc Brakes
Ventilated Disc Brakes
Rear Brakes
Ventilated Disc Brakes
Ventilated Disc Brakes
Brake Booster Type
Tandem
Tandem
Tyre Manufacturer
Bridgestone
Bridgestone
Tyres (width, profile, size, load index & speed rating)
225/60 R18 100V
225/60 R18 100V
Rim Size
18x7J
18x7J
Wheels (inch)
18
18
Spare Wheel
Temp spare (optional full size available)
Temp spare (optional full size available)

Former Stig Ben Collins test-drives the Subaru Outback

The beautiful Scottish Highlands were the perfect location for former Stig Ben Collins to put the Subaru Outback through its paces.

Accessories

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Fender Flare Kit (Product code: AE2010AL100)

Splash Guard Front (Product code: AJ1010AL201)

Splash Guard Rear (Product code: AJ1010AL404)

Side Protectors (Product code: EJ105EAJ103)

Cargo Step Panel Resin (Product code: EE775EAL100)

Dog Guard (Product code: EF555EAL000)

Rubber Mat Front Set (Product code:EJ505EAL010RH) Rubber Mat Rear Set (Product code: EJ505EAL020)

Tow Bar Detachable (Product code: LL101EAL000-ST)

Cargo Tray Low (Product code: EJ515EAL100)

Local Mat Set(without boot mat) (Product code: LJ5010AL000SSA)

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Johan Olivier

It is different and up to date with the latest technology! I feel proud and safe when driving around! The drive is very comfortable, and I just want to travel!.

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Richard Harris

Well, simply put, this is the car that works with my life. Only had it six months and already done two road trips, and have some more planned for the future… The Outback is really just the perfect car for my (and my family’s) life.

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