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Compare Subaru Outback 6 [2.5 182 CVT] vs Subaru Legacy 5 Wagon [2.0d] vs Volkswagen Passat B5.5 Variant [1.8 T]

Reviews

Neo score
54%
59%
68%
Pros
  • Superb offroad capabilities
  • High cargo capacity
  • Good towing capacity
  • Good handlding characteristics
  • Very elegant, clean design
  • Great flat engines, including a larger 3.6L H6
  • Manual transmissions still available
  • Symmetric AWD system
  • Superb suspension setup in 4Motion models
  • Wonderful engines, including VR5, VR6, and W8
  • Clean, classic styling
  • No bullshit
Cons
  • Horrible 0-100kph time
  • CVT
  • Still uses MacPherson strut front suspension
  • H6 engine stuck with 5-speed auto
  • CVT
  • Semi-independent suspension for FWD models

Price

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Variants

2.5 182 CVT
2.5 188 CVT
2.4T
2.4T
2.0d
2.0d sport
2.0 CVT
2.5 GT
2.5 CVT
2.5 sport CVT
1.8 T
1.8 T AT
1.9 TDI 100PS
1.9 TDI 100PS AT
1.9 TDI 130PS 4MOTION
1.9 TDI 130PS 5MT
1.9 TDI 130PS 6MT
1.9 TDI 130PS AT
2.0
2.3 VR5
2.3 VR5 4MOTION
2.3 VR5 AT
2.5 TDI 4MOTION
2.5 TDI 4MOTION AT
2.5 TDI AT
2.5 TDI V6
2.8 4MOTION
2.8 4MOTION AT
4.0 W8 4MOTION
4.0 W8 4MOTION AT

Capacity

Cargo Capacity
920 L / 32.5 cu-ft ~ 2143 L / 75.7 cu-ft
526 L / 18.6 cu-ft ~ 1660 L / 58.6 cu-ft
495 L / 17.5 cu-ft ~ 1600 L / 56.5 cu-ft
Coolant Capacity
9.0 L / 9.5 qt
9.0 L / 9.5 qt
7.0 L / 7.4 qt
Engine Oil Capacity
4.2 L / 4.4 qt
5.9 L / 6.2 qt
3.5 L / 3.7 qt
Fuel Capacity
70.0 L / 18.5 gal
65.0 L / 17.2 gal
62.0 L / 16.4 gal
Passengers
5
5
5
Payload
601 kg / 1325 lbs
430 kg / 948 lbs
404 kg / 891 lbs

Chassis

Brakes | Front
Ventilated discs, 315 mm
Ventilated discs
Ventilated discs
Brakes | Rear
Ventilated discs, 300 mm
Disc
Disc
Offroad | Approach Angle
18.6 deg
Offroad | Breakover Angle
19.4 deg
Offroad | Departure Angle
21.7 deg
Power Steering
Electric Steering
Hydraulic Steering
Suspension | Front
MacPherson strut
MacPherson strut
Multi-link
Suspension | Rear
Double-wishbone
Double-wishbone
Torsion beam semi-independent
Tire Size
225/65 R17, 225/60 R18
225/45 R18W
195/65 R15
Turning Circle
12.2 m / 40.0 ft
11.4 m / 37.4 ft
11.4 m / 37.4 ft

Construction

Body Style
5-door Station Wagon
5-door Station Wagon
5-door Station Wagon

Dimensions

Ground Clearance
220 mm / 8.7 in
Size | Height
1679 mm / 66.1 in
1535 mm / 60.4 in
1498 mm / 59.0 in
Size | Length
4859 mm / 191.3 in
4775 mm / 188.0 in
4682 mm / 184.3 in
Size | Width
1854 mm / 73.0 in | 2083 mm / 82.0 in (mirror unfolded)
1780 mm / 70.1 in
1746 mm / 68.7 in
Track Width | Front
1570.0 mm / 61.8 in
1530.0 mm / 60.2 in
1515.0 mm / 59.6 in
Track Width | Rear
1595.0 mm / 62.8 in
1535.0 mm / 60.4 in
1515.0 mm / 59.6 in
Weight
1648.0 kg / 3633.2 lbs
1625.0 kg / 3582.5 lbs
1596.0 kg / 3518.6 lbs
Wheel Size
7J x 17, 7J x 18
6.5J x 16
6J x 15
Wheelbase
2745 mm / 108.1 in
2750 mm / 108.3 in
2703 mm / 106.4 in

Performance

Acceleration | 0 - 100 km/h
10.2 sec
9.6 sec
9.4 sec
Acceleration | 0 - 60 mph
9.7 sec
9.1 sec
8.9 sec
CO2 Emission
169 g/km
168 g/km
206 g/km
Fuel Economy
8.1 L/100km / 29.0 MPG (combined) | 9.0 L/100km / 26.1 MPG (urban) | 7.1 L/100km / 33.1 MPG (highway)
6.4 L/100km / 36.8 MPG (combined) | 7.9 L/100km / 29.8 MPG (urban) | 5.5 L/100km / 42.8 MPG (highway)
8.6 L/100km / 27.4 MPG (combined) | 11.8 L/100km / 19.9 MPG (urban) | 6.8 L/100km / 34.6 MPG (highway)
Top Speed
193.0 km/h / 119.9 mph
203.0 km/h / 126.1 mph
214.0 km/h / 133.0 mph
Towing Capacity
1225 kg / 2701 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)
750 kg / 1653 lbs (w/o brakes) | 1700 kg / 3748 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)
650 kg / 1433 lbs (w/o brakes) | 1300 kg / 2866 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)

Powertrain

Drivetrain Layout
Front-engine (longitudinal), All-wheel drive
Front-engine (longitudinal), All-wheel drive
Front-engine (longitudinal), Front-wheel drive
Emission Standard
Euro 6d-ISC-FCM
Euro 5
Euro 4
Engine
FB25
EE20
AWT
Engine | Bore
94.0 mm / 3.7 in
86.0 mm / 3.4 in
81.0 mm / 3.2 in
Engine | Compression Ratio
12.0:1
16.3:1
9.5:1
Engine | Displacement
2.5 L / 152.4 cu-in / 2498.0 cc
2.0 L / 121.9 cu-in / 1998.0 cc
1.8 L / 108.7 cu-in / 1781.0 cc
Engine | Power
182.0 hp / 135.7 kW @ 5800 rpm
150.0 hp / 111.9 kW @ 3600 rpm
150.0 hp / 111.9 kW @ 5700 rpm
Engine | Specific Output
72.9 hp/L / 1.2 hp/cu-in
75.1 hp/L / 1.2 hp/cu-in
84.2 hp/L / 1.4 hp/cu-in
Engine | Stroke
90.0 mm / 3.5 in
86.0 mm / 3.4 in
86.4 mm / 3.4 in
Engine | Torque
240 Nm / 177.0 lb-ft @ 4400 rpm
350 Nm / 258.1 lb-ft @ 1800-2400 rpm
210 Nm / 154.9 lb-ft @ 1750 rpm
Engine | Type
Naturally-aspirated direct-injected petrol flat-4 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder
Turbocharged commonrail diesel flat-4 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder
Turbocharged multi-port injected petrol inline-4 DOHC engine with 5 values per cylinder
Transmission | Gears
6-speed
5-speed
Transmission | Type
CVT
Manual
Manual

Production

Availability
2019
2009 ~ 2014
2000 ~ 2005
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