If you want to describe Subaru cars in one or two words, probably the right terms would be the reliability or durability. The name Outback is used by the Japanese automaker since 1994 and the name refers to the part of the desert region in Australia. With the usual redesign of all models once in four years. Latest spy photos showing that the newest 2018 Subaru Outback is ready for a refresh. This reflects in a couple of minor changes in exterior details, a few of safety features, and gas mileage. Finally, it will be built on the same platform, meaning it should come with the same size as 2014 model.
Future Subaru Outback Redesign 2018
The new Outback should come with mid-level changes at body elements, like the front grille, LED headlamps (“Konoji” design), taillights, and big fog-lights, which will be included in the front fender. Furthermore, the new SUV should have same scratch and wallop-proof plastic body kit. This gives the 2018 Subaru Outback a jagged outside look and a long-lasting finish.
We assume that the new model should come with the same nine body colors as that of the earlier model that include:
Wilderness Green Metallic.
Lapis Blue Pearl.
Venetian Red Pearl.
Crystal White Pearl.
Twilight Blue Metallic.
Ice Silver Metallic.
Carbide Gray Metallic.
Crystal Black Silica.
However, these colors will be updated after the release of the future 2018 Outback.
Wheels are 17-inch alloy, and for Limited and Touring trim, there will be a bit bigger 18-inch alloy option.
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2018 Subaru Outback Interior
Consumers can expect the next generation Subaru Outback 2018 with the similar interior of the earlier model, but it will have an improved media system and trim. It should get some modern EyeSight technology, that helps a driver with safety warnings and active pre-accident alert, lane sensors, revised gauge cluster, refreshed inside trim and adjustable cruise control. Driver assist technology will get upgraded
Steering Responsive Headlights and EyeSight with High Beam Assist. All higher models will have a power-controlled tailgate, heated back seats and some other interior features meeting the needs of modern day buyers.
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The new model will have updated interior colors with black, ivory or a combination of both. However, these interior colors are expected to be updated after the release. The new addition to the interior of the new vehicle is expected to be a steering wheel designed with the heating element.
The couple world about multimedia, there is standard Subaru Starlink system, with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, TomTom navigation, Bluetooth, wi-fi connect and others. The display is 6.5 inches, and optionally 8.0 inches touch-screen display, a bit size upgrade comparing older model. This time also, the cabin will be offered with the same passenger volume of 108.1 cubic feet and the cargo volume of 35.5 cubic feet, which can be increased to 73.3 cubic feet when rear seats are folded down.
As the 2018 Subaru Outback is going to be constructed on the old platform with the AWD system. It would come equipped with a slightly adjusted 4-cylinder 2.5-liter B4 Boxer DOHC powertrain with 175-hp and 174 lb-ft of torque. As it is appropriately tuned, buyers can expect an improved performance and better fuel economy. The engine is expected to be paired with a CVT(Continuously Variable Transmission) gearbox to offer a better mileage than with current one (25 mpg in the city and 32 mpg on the highways).
The new Subaru Outback 2018 will be running mostly on a V6 3.6-liter Boxer DOHC engine too with a power output should have at least 256 hp and 247 lb-ft of torque.
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Base price and the date of release
Buyers can expect their 2018 Subaru Outback during last quarter of 2017 or first quarter of 2018. There is no clear data about price, but should not be much more different from current model. The estimated starting price could be around $28,000.