New Subaru Outback Frequently Asked QuestionMemphis, TN

Get to Know the New Subaru Outback at Jim Keras Subaru

When you're considering the New Subaru Outback, our Memphis team knows that you probably have questions. After all, a new SUV is a big investment. We're always excited to talk about this powerful, durable vehicle. Not sure if the Subaru Outback is perfect for you? Here are some of the most frequently asked questions about this model answered.

Does the Subaru Outback Offer All-Wheel-Drive?

Yes. All of the new Subaru Outback models come standard with Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive. This is a symmetrical system, so it provides excellent traction on dry roads, mud, ice, and more around Germantown. Plus, since this AWD system is designed for efficiency, it can help you achieve up to 33 miles per gallon.

Does the Subaru Outback offer Apple CarPlay or Android Auto?

All new Outback trim options come with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto as a standard feature. You can access these systems using the all-new available 11.6-inch STARLINK touchscreen.

How Many People Can Fit Inside the Subaru Outback?

The new Subaru Outback fits up to five people, including the driver. There are two bucket seats in the front, and three seats in the second row. Each Outback model offers reclining seats; if you opt for the All-Weather package, you can get heated seats in the first and second rows. You can come test drive this model to see how comfortable it really is.

Does the Subaru Outback Have a Backup Camera?

Yes. This model comes standard with Subaru's Rear Vision Camera, so you can see the ground behind your car as you're backing up around West Memphis. The camera view is displayed on the screen that's mounted in the Outback's dashboard.

Does the Subaru Outback Offer Remote Start?

A remote start is available on the Outback models that have keyless access or the push-button start feature. This is not available on the base-level Outback, but it's optional on the Premium model and standard on all other models.

Is the Subaru Outback Good at Driving in the Snow?

Since every model comes with all-wheel drive, the Outback performs well in the snow. X-MODE technology optimizes this system to provide the best traction in slippery winter conditions. If you're planning to drive in inclement conditions, you might want to choose the Onyx Edition XT, which features dual-function X-MODE for the best possible performance in snow.

Does the Subaru Outback Require Special Fuel?

No. You can use the Outback with standard unleaded gasoline with a rating of 87 octanes. That means that you can achieve top performance with affordable fuel. Since each model has an 18.5-gallon tank, you can drive further before refilling. You'll save money at the gas stations in the Bartlett area.

How Many Trim Levels Does the Subaru Outback Offer?

The Outback comes in seven different trim levels. These include the base model Outback and the premium-level Outback Touring XT. In between, you can choose from the Premium, Limited, Touring, Onyx Edition XT, and the Limited XT. You can test-drive all of them at our dealership to find the perfect one for you.

Can the Subaru Outback Tow?

Most Outback models have a towing capacity of 2,700 pounds. There are three exceptions - the Onyx Edition XT, Limited XT, and Touring XT can each tow up to 3,500 pounds, thanks to their 2.4-liter turbocharged Subaru BOXER engines.

Is the Subaru Outback Reliable?

The Outback is known for durability and reliability. According to Subaru, of all of the Outbacks that were purchased in the last 10 years, 98 percent are still on the roads. We think that's pretty impressive.

Is the Subaru Outback Good Off-Road?

With its high ground clearance of 8.7 inches and excellent traction, the Outback is great for off-road driving around Memphis and Germantown. All models also come with a Hill Descent Control and traction control system for better driving on rough ground.