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3200 SSW Loop 323 ,
Directions Tyler, TX 75701

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Subaru is the name you can trust when you're seeking signature safety, commendable reliability and remarkable capability. Since you're already leaning towards purchasing a Subaru, allow us to help you decide between the rugged 2017 Subaru Outback and adventurous 2018 Subaru Forester. Despite one being a crossover and the other being an SUV, these two Subaru vehicles offer many of the same outstanding features. To discover which model is best for you, read our quick comparison below. When you decide on your favorite, take it for a test-drive at our Subaru dealership in Tyler, TX!

If you're seeking the best value, opt for the 2018 Subaru Forester. This SUV has the better base MSRP at $22,795 compared to the base MSRP of $25,645 with the 2017 Subaru Outback. If you want a larger vehicle for increased passenger and cargo capability, then consider opting for the 2017 Subaru Outback. This crossover beats the Forester in its length, width and wheelbase, so you can load up any gear you'd like on your journey. Whichever model you select, though, you can be confident that it'll come with the legendary look and feel of a Subaru vehicle!

2017 Subaru Outback 2.5i

Base MSRP
$25,645

VS

2018 Subaru Forester 2.5i

Base MSRP
$22,795




In terms of comforts and entertainments, the 2017 Subaru Outback and 2018 Subaru Forester don't differ drastically at their highest trims. Both Subaru vehicles offer leather-appointed heated seats, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, a power driver's seat and power moonroof for a comfortable, relaxing drive. They also feature impressive rear legroom, automatic climate control, a remote keyless entry system and fold-down rear seatback. In fact, the Outback and Forester only differ slightly in passenger volume and maximum cargo capacity, with the 2017 Subaru Outback offering more space for your gear.

2017 Subaru Outback 2.5i

Maximum Cargo Volume (cu.ft.): 35.5
Maximum Passenger Volume (cu.ft.): 108.1

VS

2018 Subaru Forester 2.5i

Maximum Cargo Volume (cu.ft.): 34.4
Maximum Passenger Volume (cu.ft.): 108.3




In typical Subaru fashion, both the 2017 Subaru Outback and 2018 Subaru Forester come with standard Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive to help you conquer every terrain with confidence and skill. On the base trim, both the Outback and Forester come equipped with a 2.5-liter H4 powertrain, but it's the 2017 Subaru Outback that outputs the greater horsepower. In terms of fuel economy, the 2018 Subaru Forester offers the greater highway mpg, whereas the 2017 Subaru Outback offers the better city mpg. Both the Outback and Forester also offer a 6-speed CVT with Overdrive, but the 2018 Subaru Forester is the only one to come standard with a 6-speed manual transmission with Overdrive. If you want to hitch up a trailer for a weekend getaway, enlist the help of the 2017 Subaru Outback because it features a better maximum towing capability of up to 2,700 pounds!

2017 Subaru Outback 2.5i

Horsepower: 175
Fuel Economy (city/highway): 25/32
Maximum Towing Capability (lbs.): 2,700

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2018 Subaru Forester 2.5i

Horsepower: 170
Fuel Economy (city/highway): 22/28
Maximum Towing Capability (lbs.): 1,500




When you opt for either the 2017 Subaru Outback or 2018 Subaru Forester, you'll tour Texas with peace of mind thanks to three enticing warranties. Both of these Subaru vehicles offer an impressive 36-month/36,000-mile basic warranty to keep you protected on the road. You'll also benefit from a generous 60-month/60,000-mile powertrain warranty to cover any engine failures or repairs.

Peltier Subaru

3200 SSW Loop 323
Directions Tyler, TX 75701

  • Call or Text Sales: (888) 706-6255
  • Service: (888) 224-8501
  • Parts: (888) 708-0203