Comparison - Ford Bronco Sport 2021 - vs - Subaru Outback Touring XT 2020

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Make: 
Average Price: 
$
32,660
Updated: 
14 Jul 2020
$
39,695
Updated: 
23 Aug 2019
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Year: 
2021
2020
Total Seating: 
5
5
Transmission: 
8-speed Automatic
Continuously Variable-speed Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Drive Type: 
All Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
16.00gals
18.50gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Oxford White
#E4E4E4
Rapid red Metallic Tinted Clearcoat
#E60E28
iconic silver metallic
#C7CAD0
shadow black metallic
#242424
Kodiak Brown Metallic
#6F3C2B
Alto blue metallic Tinted Clearcoat
#354A55
Carbonized Gray metallic
#4F453E
Area 51
#687580
Cactus Gray
#9BA29D
Cyber Orange metallic Tri-coat
#FBB23C
Color: 
Cinnamon brown pearl
#3F2927
Abyss blue pearl
#2B4566
Crystal black silica
#000000
Magnetite gray metallic
#505666
Crystal white pearl
#E7E7E7
Autumn green metallic
#7C805D

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

The Bronco Sport is an all-new model that's intended to serve as a smaller alternative to the larger Bronco. Although neither Ford has been officially revealed, we've heard lots of rumors and seen a lot of spy photos. The most recent images appear to show a production-ready Bronco Sport before its official debut in April, which is expected to follow the big Bronco's reveal date.

By: 
caranddriver.com

A new off-road capable SUV based on the Ford Escape.

Pros
More all-terrain capabilities than your typical SUV
Smart features for both adventures and everyday use
Lots of customization options

Cons
Rugged styling
Three-cylinder base engine is likely pretty weak
Last-generation infotainment system

By: 
edmunds.com

The 2021 Ford Bronco Sport carves out a new all-terrain niche for one of the most beloved off-road names in auto history.

Pros
Smart echoes of the past
Strong turbo-4 power
Off-road potential
Hybrid to come
Good-looking—and a good value

Cons
Light on towing capacity
More Bronco II than Sport?

By: 
thecarconnection.com

The 2020 Subaru Outback is more refined than ever and features the same, remarkable off-road capability.

Pros
Outstanding capability
Generous 11.6-inch touchscreen
Spacious interior
29 mpg combined with base engine
Comfortable ride

Cons
Styling isn’t a huge leap
Base engine isn’t overwhelming
Small-item storage lacking

By: 
thecarconnection.com

The Outback is fully redesigned for 2020.New 11.6-inch tablet-style interface for the infotainment system.Two available engines, including a 260-hp turbocharged 2.4-liter four-cylinder,Part of the sixth Outback generation introduced for 2020.

Pros
Spacious and comfortable cabin
Optional turbocharged engine makes excellent power
Loading the roof or cargo area is easier compared to most SUVs
Above-average off-road ability

Cons
Small-item cabin storage is compromised by big center touchscreen
Bumpy ride quality with turbocharged XT models
Small climate-control touchscreen buttons can be hard to use

By: 
edmunds.com

The new Outback has more powerful engines, new tech, and, of course, all-wheel drive.

Pros
Competent off-road,
spacious interior,
leading-edge tech features.

Cons
Ho-hum powertrains,
slow design evolution,
occasionally sluggish CVT.

By: 
caranddriver.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Premium Unleaded
Regular Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
23.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
30.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
16
16
Cylinders: 
4
Inline
4
Flat
Engine Size/Displacement: 
2.00L
2.40L
Torque: 
275ft-lbs
at 3 000rpm
277ft-lbs
at 2 000rpm
Horsepower: 
245hp
at 5 500rpm
260hp
at 5 600rpm
Turning Circle: 
36.10Feet
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
yes
Door Pockets: 
yes
yes
Cupholders: 
yes
yes
Overhead console: 
yes
yes
Seatback Storage: 
yes
yes
Power Steering: 
yes
yes
Parking sensors: 
yes
yes
Steering Wheel Tilt: 
yes
yes
Telescopic steering wheel: 
yes
yes
Rear View Camera: 
yes
yes
Front view Camera: 
no
yes
Side view Camera: 
no
no
On steering wheel: 
Audio and cruise Controls On Steering Wheel
Transmission, Cruise And Audio Controls On Steering Wheel
More in Convenience: 
Electric Power-Assisted Steering (EPAS)
Heated and Leather-wrapped steering wheel with Bronco Badge, cruise and audio controls
Front 180-Degree Camera with Split View and Washer
Trail Control for Off-Road
Leather Steering Wheel
Keyless Ignition
Cargo Floor Mats
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)
Heated Steering Wheel

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
172.70in
191.30in
Width: 
82.20in
73.00in
Height: 
71.40in
66.40in
Ground Clearance: 
8.70in
Front Track: 
63.40in
61.80in
Rear Track: 
62.80in
62.80in
Wheel Base: 
105.10in
108.10in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
41.50
37.70
Front Hip Room: 
55.20in
55.50in
Front Leg Room: 
42.40in
42.80in
Front Shoulder Room: 
57.30in
58.10in
Rear Head Room: 
41.50
39.10
Rear Hip Room: 
53.40in
54.80in
Rear leg room: 
36.90in
39.50in
Rear Shoulder room: 
55.60in
57.40in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
65.20cu.ft
75.70cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
2200lbs
3500lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
32.50cu.ft
32.50cu.ft
Angle of Approach: 
18.60degrees
Angle of Departure: 
21.70degrees
Curb Weight: 
3707.00lbs
3937.00lbs

Instruments

Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
yes
yes
External Temperature Display: 
yes
yes
Compass: 
no
yes

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
yes
yes
More Power Features: 
Power Windows with Driver's Front One-Touch Down (Driver's Only)
Privacy Glass - 2nd Row Side and Liftgate
Heated Mirrors
Heated Mirrors
Hands-Free Entry
Reverse Tilt Passenger Only Provides Curb View When Vehicle In Reverse
4 One-Touch Power Windows

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
yes
yes
Front Seats Features: 
Cloth (easy to clean) - Front Bucket
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
8-way Power Driver seat
6 -Way Power Passenger Seat
Leather-Trimmed Seats with Mini Perforation - Front Bucket
Driver Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
Bucket front seats
Height Adjustable Passenger Seat
Premium Leather
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
Ventilated Driver Seat
Ventilated Passenger Seat
8 -Way Power Passenger Seat
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
Driver Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
8 -Way Power Driver Seat
Driver Seat Thigh Extension
Rear Seats Features: 
Folding center armrest
Second-Row, 60/40 Split-Fold-Flat
Rear Ventilation Ducts
Folding center armrest
Rear Ventilation Ducts With Fan Control
Reclining Rear Seats
Split-Folding Rear Seatback
Heated

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Independent MacPherson strut-type with stabilizer bar, twin-tube hydraulic gas-pressurized shocks
Front Stabilizer Bar
Rear Suspension: 
Independent double lateral link semi-trailing arms with stabilizer bar, springs and hydraulic gas-pressurized shocks
Rear Stabilizer Bar
Suspension Info: 
Four-Wheel Independent Suspension

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
yes
yes
Climate Control: 
yes
yes
More Comfort Features: 
Electronic Automatic Temperature Control with rear air duct
Dual-Zone Electronic Automatic Temperature Control (Available Option)
Illuminated Visor Vanity Mirrors (Driver and Front Passenger)
Front and Rear Map Lights
Turn Signal In Mirrors
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
no
no
More Entertainment: 
6 speakers
B&O Sound System by Bang & Olufsen, 10-Speakers and subwoofer (Available Option)
Voice-Activated Touchscreen Navigation System with Pinch-to-Zoom Capability, Sirius XM™ Traffic with Travel Link® (Available Option)
SYNC with Enhanced Voice Recognition Communications and Entertainment System
SYNC®3 voice-activated technology with an 8-inch capacitive touchscreen with swipe capability
Smart-Charging USB Ports - Four (4) - USB A: 1 Frt/Rear and USB C: 1 Frt/Rear
Harman/Kardon Premium Brand Speakers
Satellite Radio W/Real Time Traffic Satellite Radio
4 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service
Auxiliary Audio Input And USB With External Media Control
USB Connection
1 Subwoofer(S)
12 Total Speakers
576 Watts Stereo Output

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
no
no
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
More in Glass and Roof: 
LED Signature Lighting
Mirrors, Sideview - Heated Glass
Unique Roof Rack Side Rails-Black
Privacy Glass - 2nd Row Side and Liftgate
Rear Fixed-intermittent/continuous wiper/washer
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
17-inch
18 X 7.0 In.
Wheels more: 
Fullsize Non-Matching Spare Tire
All Terrain Tires
Inside Mounted Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire
All Season Tires
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
225.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
65
Diameter: 
R17
Width: 
225.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
60
Diameter: 
R18

Safety Features

ABS: 
yes
yes
Front head airbags: 
yes
yes
Rear head airbags: 
yes
yes
Dual front side-mounted airbags: 
yes
yes
Child seat anchors: 
yes
yes
Emergency braking assist: 
yes
yes
Front brakes: 
Front disc brakes
Front Ventilated Disc Brakes
Rear brakes: 
Rear disc brakes
Rear Ventilated Disc Brakes
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
yes
Daytime running lights: 
yes
yes
Engine immobilizer: 
yes
yes
Front fog lights: 
yes
yes
Auto delay off headlamps: 
yes
yes
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
yes
yes
Front headrests: 
yes
yes
Rear headrests: 
yes
yes
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Traction control: 
yes
yes
Tire pressure monitoring: 
yes
yes
More Safety Features: 
Post-Collision Braking
Engine Block Heater
Safety Canopy® System - Front and Second Row Safety Canopy® Side Curtain with Rollover Sensor
Lower Anchors and Tether Anchors for Children
SOS Post-Crash Alert System
Belt-Minder® (Front and Second Row)
SecuriLock® Passive Anti-Theft System
Front 180-Degree Camera with Split View and Washer
Pre-Collision Assist with Automatic Emergency Braking
Lane-Keeping System
Blind Spot And Lane Departure Warnings Accident Avoidance System
Turn Signal Mirrors
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
Rear Height Adjustable Headrests
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
Pre-Collision Safety System
Self-Leveling Headlights
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
Post-Collision Safety System
LED Headlamp
Blind Spot And Lane Departure Warnings Accident Avoidance System

Options

Packages: 
Badlands Package
Equipment Group 400A
Tech Package 2
Standard Model
Popular Package #2
Exterior Options: 
235/65R17 Falken Wildpeak All-Terrain Tires
Front And Rear Splash Guards
Front License Plate Bracket
17" Carbonized Low Gloss Gray Painted Aluminum Wheels
Off-Road Roof Rail Crossbars
Class II Trailer Tow Package W/Trailer Sway Control
Body Side Molding - Cinnamon Brown Pearl
Body Side Molding - Abyss Blue Pearl
Side Window Deflectors - Chrome
Splash Guards
Body Side Molding - Autumn Green Metallic
Trailer Hitch
Differential Under Guard - Rear
Body Side Molding - Crystal White Pearl
Door Edge Guards - Magnetite Gray Metallic
Door Edge Guards - Crystal Black Silica
Door Edge Guards - Autumn Green Metallic
Wheel Locks - Alloy
Body Side Molding - Magnetite Gray Metallic
Door Edge Guards - Crystal White Pearl
Body Side Molding - Crystal Black Silica
Sport Grille - Turbo
Engine Under Guard - Aluminum
Ball Mount
Moonroof Air Deflector
Rear Bumper Cover
Door Scuff Protectors
Door Edge Guards - Abyss Blue Pearl
Rear Gate Trim - Chrome
Auto-Dimming Exterior Mirror W/Approach Lighting
Door Edge Guards - Cinnamon Brown Pearl
Interior Options: 
Front And Rear Floor Liners W/Carpet Mats
Cargo Management System
Cargo Mat
Ash Tray - Silver
Wireless Charger
Woodgrain Interior Trim Kit
LED Upgrade - Dome Light
Cargo Organizer
Cargo Net
Remote Engine Starter - Push Start
Rear Seatback Protector
Sunshade
Sunshade - 2nd Row
Footwell Illumination Kit
Ash Tray Holder
Cargo Separator
All-Weather Floor Liners
Ash Tray - Black
Seat Cover - Rear

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Ebony/Active Orange, premium cloth
#453827
Ebony/Area 51, premium cloth
#363637
Color: 
Java Brown Nappa, premium leather
#594832