Comparison - Subaru Outback 2.5i Limited 2018 - vs - Audi Q7 Prestige quattro 2018

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Make: 
Model: 
Average Price: 
32,695
Updated: 
01 Feb 2018
$
68,700
Updated: 
01 Jun 2019
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Year: 
2018
2019
Total Seating: 
5
7
Transmission: 
Continuously Variable-speed Automatic
8-speed Shiftable 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: 
18.50gals
22.50gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Carbide Gray Metallic
#505666
Crystal Black Silica
#000000
Crystal Black Silica
#000000
Crystal White Pearl
#E7E7E7
Crystal White Pearl
#E7E7E7
Ice Silver Metallic
#B7B8C5
Lapis Blue Pearl
#294989
Tungsten Metallic
#BAB690
Twilight Blue Metallic
#566B99
Venetian Red Pearl
#8D1111
Wilderness Green Metallic
#97A497
Color: 
Carrara White
#ffffff
Cobra Beige Metallic
#665e49
Glacier White Metallic
#c2c7cb
Orca Black Metallic
#262626
Night Black
#000000
Florett Silver Metallic
#b2b2b2
Galaxy Blue Metallic
#2e5363
Navarra Blue Metallic
#313b78
Samurai Gray Metallic
#818588

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

Unless you really need three rows of seats, the 2018 Subaru Outback is the sensible SUV alternative.

Pros
Swiss Army knife utility
More refined than ever
Lots of safety tech
Comfortable, roomy interior
Good ride and handling

Cons
Optional 6-cylinder is thirsty
Short on high-end luxuries
No EyeSight on base Outback
Touring’s roof rack lacks cross bars

By: 
thecarconnection.com

The 2018 Subaru Outback ranked #3 in Wagons. Currently the Subaru Outback has a score of 8.4 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 41 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Standard all-wheel drive
Spacious seats
Lots of cargo space

Cons
Unimpressive base engine

By: 
usnews.com

The 2018 Subaru Outback receives a variety of changes. On the outside, the grille and front and rear fascias have been updated for a more aggressive look, and there are new headlights that feature LED daytime running lights. A new side mirror design reduces interior cabin noise. On the inside, the Outback features a new infotainment system that supports Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, and a new center console and steering wheel design. Premium and higher trims receive contrast stitching on the doors, seats and dash.

PROS
A more spacious and comfortable cabin than those of many rivals
Roof and cargo-loading heights are lower than those of most SUVs
Excellent visibility in all directions
Off-road ability is above average

CONS
Gas and brake pedal feel make it hard to drive four-cylinder smoothly
Acceleration is lackluster, especially with four-cylinder engine

By: 
edmunds.com

A reshuffling of features marks the 2019 model year for the Q7. All models now come with navigation, while mid-range Premium Plus trims now offer Audi's Virtual Cockpit digital gauge cluster, a 360-degree exterior camera system, LED head- and taillights, and a wireless smartphone charging pad as standard. Blind-spot monitoring and rear cross-traffic alert are now part of the Convenience package on all Q7 models. The optional 20-inch wheels now come with all-season run-flat tires and two new 21-inch wheel designs are now available.

PROS
Back-road athleticism,
beautiful and high-tech cabin,
three-row versatility.

CONS
Pricey with extras,
snug third row,
subtle styling gets lost in parking lots.

By: 
caranddriver.com

The 2019 Audi Q7 delivers on the factors most important to large luxury SUV buyers: space, comfort, style, safety, and impressive technology.

Pros
Excellent build quality
Luscious interior appointments
Sublime ride
Tech superiority
Room for seven

Cons
Tight third row
Limited cargo space behind third row
Gets very pricey, very fast
Underpowered turbo-4
Best tech reserved for top trim

By: 
thecarconnection.com

The 2019 Audi Q7 ranked #4 in Luxury Midsize SUVs. Currently the Audi Q7 has a score of 8.6 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 18 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Lavish interior
Athletic handling
Impressive optional V6 engine
Comfortable, supportive seats

Cons
Limited third-row seating space

By: 
usnews.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Regular Unleaded
Premium Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
25.00mpg
19.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
32.00mpg
25.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
16
24
Cylinders: 
4
Flat
6
V
Engine Size/Displacement: 
2.50L
3.00L
Torque: 
174ft-lbs
at 4 000rpm
325ft-lbs
at 2 900rpm
Horsepower: 
175hp
at 5 800rpm
329hp
at 5 500rpm
Turning Circle: 
36.10Feet
40.70Feet
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
no
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
yes
On steering wheel: 
Transmission, cruise and audio controls on steering wheel
Transmission Controls And Audio Controls On Steering Wheel
More in Convenience: 
Electric power steering
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)
Cargo Floor Mats
Keyless Ignition
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror
driver assisted parking assist
leather steering wheel
keyless ignition
turn signal in mirrors
universal remote transmitter (for garage door, security system, etc.)

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
189.60in
199.60in
Width: 
72.40in
77.50in
Height: 
66.50in
68.50in
Ground Clearance: 
8.70in
Front Track: 
61.80in
Rear Track: 
62.20in
Wheel Base: 
108.10in
117.90in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
38.30
39.90
Front Hip Room: 
55.50in
Front Leg Room: 
42.90in
41.70in
Front Shoulder Room: 
58.10in
59.50in
Rear Head Room: 
38.90
38.80
Rear Hip Room: 
55.00in
Rear leg room: 
38.10in
38.80in
Rear Shoulder room: 
57.30in
58.50in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
73.30cu.ft
69.90cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
2700lbs
7700lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
35.50cu.ft
14.80cu.ft
Curb Weight: 
3893.00lbs
4927.00lbs

Instruments

Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
yes
yes
External Temperature Display: 
yes
yes
Compass: 
yes
yes
More Instruments: 
descent control
Center limited slip differential

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
no
yes
More Power Features: 
Heated mirrors
2 One-Touch Power Windows
Hands-Free Entry
hands-free entry
Heated mirrors
4 One-Touch Power Windows

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
yes
yes
Front Seats Features: 
Bucket front seats
Leather
Height adjustable driver seat
Driver Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
8-Way Power Driver Seat
4-Way Power Passenger Seat
bucket front seats
height adjustable passenger seat
multi-level heating driver seat
ventilated driver seat
ventilated passenger seat
leather
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
Passenger seat with power adjustable lumbar support
Rear Seats Features: 
Folding center armrest
Split-folding rear seatback
Reclining rear seats
Rear Ventilation Ducts With Fan Control
Heated
power folding split-bench third row seats
rear ventilation ducts with fan control
reclining rear seats
Split-folding rear seatback
folding center armrest

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Front stabilizer bar
Front Stabilizer Bar
Rear Suspension: 
Rear stabilizer bar
Rear Stabilizer Bar
Suspension Info: 
Four-wheel independent suspension
four-wheel independent suspension

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
yes
yes
Climate Control: 
yes
yes
More Comfort Features: 
Dual illuminating vanity mirrors
Air conditioning
Turn Signal In Mirrors
Leather Steering Wheel
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: 
12 total speakers
USB connection
Auxiliary audio input and USB with external media control
Harman/Kardon Premium Brand Speakers
7-inch high-resolution touch screen
576 Watts Stereo Output
4 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service
1 Subwoofer(S)
558 watts stereo output
memory card slot
19 total speakers
auxiliary audio input and USB with external media control
USB connection
Bose Premium Brand Speakers
3 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
yes
no
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
More in Glass and Roof: 
Intermittent rear wiper
Roof rack
Variable intermittent wipers
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
18 X 7.0-In
20 X 9.0 In.
Wheels more: 
All season tires
All season tires
painted alloy wheels
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
225.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
60
Width: 
285.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
45

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 ventilated disc brakes
Ventilated front disc brakes
Rear brakes: 
rear ventilated 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
no
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: 
Rear height adjustable headrests
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
Blind-Spot Warning Accident Avoidance System
Post-Collision Safety System
Turn Signal Mirrors
LED Headlamp
Adaptive Headlights
Self-Leveling Headlights
Turn signal mirrors
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation
Rear height adjustable headrests
remote anti-theft alarm system
blind spot warning accident avoidance system
pre-collision safety system
Rear center 3-point belt
post-collision safety system
LED headlamp

Options

Packages: 
Protection Package 1
Popular Package 2
Standard Model- 2.5i Limited / 3.6R Limited
Eyesight + Navigation System + High Beam Assist + Reverse Auto Brake
Winter Wheel and Tire Package
Luxury Package
Adaptive Chassis Package
Prestige
Titanium-Black Optic Package
Cold Weather Package
Towing Package
Exterior Options: 
Door Edge Guards- Crystal White Pearl
Door Edge Guards- Dark Blue Pearl
Door Edge Guards- Wilderness Green Metallic
Body Side Molding- Dark Blue Pearl
Body Side Molding- Crystal Black Silica
Body Side Molding- Wilderness Green Metallic
Body Side Molding- Crystal White Pearl
Wheel Arch Moldings
Splash Guards
Auto-Dimming Exterior Mirror W/Approach Light
Wheel Locks- Alloy
Trailer Hitch
Door Edge Guards- Crystal Black Silica
Door Edge Guards- Tungsten Metallic
Door Edge Guards- Twilight Blue Metallic
Door Edge Guards- Ice Silver Metallic
Door Edge Guards- Magnetite Gray Metallic
Rear Bumper Cover
Body Side Molding- Tungsten Metallic
Body Side Molding- Magnetite Gray Metallic
Body Side Molding- Crimson Red Pearl
Body Side Molding- Twilight Blue Metallic
Body Side Molding- Ice Silver Metallic
Door Edge Guards- Crimson Red Pearl
Audi Guard Wheel Lock Kit
Delete Front License Plate Holder
Vehicle Jack
Running Boards
22" 5-V-Spoke-Design Titanium Wheels
Privacy Trunk Cover
Audi Travel Space Base Carrier Bars w/Storage Bag
21" 5-Spoke-Blade-Design Wheels
Seven Pin Connector for Towing Hitch
Exhaust Trims - Black
Paint Protection
Interior Options: 
Rear Seatback Protector
Compartment Separator
All-Weather Floor Liners
Footwell Illumination Kit
LED Upgrade- Map And Dome Lights
Cargo Net
Sunshade
Cargo Net- Rear Seatback
All-Weather Floor Mats
Murillo Brown Audi Design Selection
Audi Cargo Box
Bang & Olufsen Advanced Sound System
Night Vision Assistant
Cargo Net
RSE III - Rear Seat Entertainment
Audi Beam-Rings
USB Cables
Audi Guard Protection Kit
Audi Guard All-Weather Floor Mats
Audi Beam-Quattro
Black Alcantara Headliner
Audi First Aid Kit
Audi Guard Cargo Mat
Rear Seat Entertainment Preparation (For Audi RSE System)
Leather Care Kit
Black Cloth Headliner

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Slate Black Cloth, cloth
#29292B
Warm Ivory Cloth, cloth
#8C867E
Color: 
Cedar Brown, premium leather
#634945
Rock Gray, premium leather
#7f7f7f
Black, leather
#222222
Pistachio Beige, leather
#d2c3ae
Murrillo Brown, premium leather
#766f69
Nougat Brown, premium leather
#5d4539
Rock Gray, leather
#7f7f7f