Japanese auto-vendor Subaru plans to build a seven-seat crossover that will replace the Tribeca. The chassis for the model will be borrowed from the Outback four-door wagon and Legacy sedan. The appearance of new items is scheduled for late 2017.
Outback and Legacy Project Manager Masayuki Uchida said that the platform will be upgraded, increasing its size, because in its current form, with the distance between the axles of 108 in (274,5 cm), it can not form the basis of a seven-seat crossover.
It is worth noting that back in November last year began the development of new off-road vehicle contributed by the distribution centers in the United States, referring such a proposal to Fuji Heavy Industries Ltd., which includes Subaru. CEO Yasuyuki Yoshinaga confirmed the intention for the release of this model, but specific dates was not mentioned.
Just to remind Tribeca was discontinued in the first months of the 2014.
2017 Subaru Outback release date
The start of sales 2017 Subaru Outback is scheduled for mid-2017, and dealers will not accept pre-orders for the novelty yet. 2017 Subaru Outback models & prices initially presented on the market will be versions with a powerunit of 2.5-L and the CVT transmission. Basic trimmed auto can offer the availability of a rear-view camera, functional climate control, LED headlights, heating of all seats, multimedia system, power tailgate and keyless access authorisation.
Release date: summer 2017
A package of options presented by the Harman Kardon audio system, navigation and sunroof will be also offered. The possibility of a 3.6-L version is still unknown, but our best-case scenario will happen closer to 2017.
Also read about 2017 Subaru Tribeca specs
2017 Subaru Outback price
The minimum charge for a renewed 2017 Subaru Outback is about 25 thousand USD. This amount includes power windows, adjustable steering column, air conditioning, infotainment system with six-inch display audio system with USB and four speakers.
Picking Luxury crossover 2017 Subaru Outback price above 2 thousand dollars, while it may offer the presence a climate-control, leather steering wheel, an improved audio system and a seven-inch display.
For top-end configuration limited to US, cost is 30 thousand dollars, for which the compact SUV will be equipped with power driver seat, prestige audio system, seats with heating and leather trimmed interior.
2017 Subaru Outback redesign
New 2017 Subaru Outback has won quite a bold style of design, and honed body lines are passed to the refinement of execution and is determined by its road capabilities. 2017 Subaru Outback front dominated by a massive powerful bumper, hexagonal radiator grille and LED lights.
Some bundling 2017 Subaru Outback will get placed on the exterior mirror turn signal repeaters. Appeared aluminum hood helped to reduce a lot of crossover, thus improving its manageability. The presence of a 2017 Subaru Outback distinctive door sill and robust roof rails on the roof allows for versatile off-road cars clearly stand out among the gray mass of classmates.
As shown by the test 2017 Subaru Outback, station wagon became a more agile and dynamic. It received the extended wings, which allowed the automaker to accommodate 18-inch wheels. The rest of the novelty is almost completely identical to its predecessor, which especially becomes obvious, through 2017 Subaru Outback rear part, where only a few have changed the rear lights.
However, when you view 2017 Subaru Outback video, can be seen the emergence of a new series of useful reforms, including improved visibility by changing the angle of the windshield, and adjusting the ride height of the driver and placing mirrors.
2017 Subaru Outback dimensions
In this case, 2017 Subaru Outback that is in great demand, became the owner of the corrected body dimensions, represented by the following indicators:
- Length: 190 in
- Height: 66,1 in
- Width: 72,4 in
- Ground clearance: 8,6 in
2017 Subaru Outback interior
2017 Subaru Outback unveiled photos show that the crossover became larger by increasing the space for the feet. Also in this moment the role played by changing the shape of the roof. However the interior, as before, is visually quite boring, although the control panel now looks more stylish through the new touch screen.
2017 Subaru Outback seats have a dozen possible adjustments of the situation, and the tailgate has electric drive with the possibility of adjusting the height of the opening.
In the interior of 2017 Subaru Outback were used modern, quite soft and pleasant to touch materials. In addition, Outback received the center console with a very comfortable armrest. The luggage compartment of the crossover has been increased due to increased size and now has a volume within 35-70 cubic ft.
2017 Subaru Outback video review
2017 Subaru Outback engines
Embodied 2017 Subaru Outback specifications are based on those present in the precursor petrol power units with the following parameters:
Volume, l 3,6 2,5
No. of cylinders 6 4
Torque Nm 335 236
Power, HP 260 177
Fuel consumption, mpg 21,9 27
It should be noted that the data of the power plant 2017 Subaru Outback test drive which will allow you to assess the merits of the engines, were subject to manufacturer changes. While the 2.5-liter engine is available in all modification of the model, while the 3.6-liter engine is integrated exclusively in top-end variations.
2017 Subaru Outback specs
Consider a car manufacturer is positioned as a crossover with high maneuverability that a test drive confirms a 2017 Subaru Outback. It is so compact and versatile SUV received stepless variator transmission and exclusively all-wheel drive layout with addition of the functionality of X-Mode, reminiscent of the off-road program, and HCD driver assistance system while driving descents and climbs.
2017 Subaru Outback got an excellent level of security, and all tests carried out on security ended with excellent results. In the base car has side and frontal airbags as well as curtain airbags, seat belts with three-point linkage, safe brake pedal and a series of other useful nuances. Want to buy a 2017 Subaru Outback will get the car with an extensive arsenal of active systems, including brake anti-lock, brake force distribution, assistance when starting on a slope, and dynamic stability.
2017 Subaru Outback model history
The first ancestor of the 2017 Subaru Outback appeared already in a fairly distant 1994, as a variation of Legacy model. However, two decades later, this with off-road capabilities and a very high traffic SUV continues to enjoy steady consumer demand. During the upgrade, off-road car has received not too many changes, but they are, moreover, the design and technical characteristics of the car raised.
2017 Subaru Outback pictures
|2017 Subaru Outback|
|Engine type||DOHC 16V H4/DOHC 24V H6, direct fuel injection|
|Power/torque||175 hp@5800 rpm/256 hp@6000 rpm; 174/247 lb-ft|
|Passenger volume||143,6 cu ft|
|Cargo volume||35,5 – 73,3 cu ft|
|0-60||9.1 sec (H4); 6,9 sec (H6)|
|Top speed||126 mph (H4); 139 mph (H6)|
|PRICE RANGE: $24,995 – $33,395 (est)|
|Competitors: Mazda CX-5, Hyundai Tucson, Subaru Forester, Ford Escape|