Comparison - Subaru Outback Touring XT 2020 - vs - Lexus NX 300h AWD 2020

General

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Average Price: 
$
39,695
Updated: 
23 Aug 2019
$
39,070
Updated: 
22 Jun 2019
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Year: 
2020
2020
Total Seating: 
5
5
Transmission: 
Continuously Variable-speed Automatic
Continuously Variable-speed Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
no
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Drive Type: 
All Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
18.50gals
14.80gals
Exterior Colors: 
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
Color: 
Eminent white pearl
#FAFAFA
Nebula Gray pearl
#3F3E40
Atomic Silver
#7B7B75
Caviar
#2E2E2E
Matador Red Mica
#7F1F2A
Cadmium Orange
#A1250E
Blue Vortex Metallic
#0E6599

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

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

The 2020 Lexus NX 300h comes with all wheel drive. Available transmissions include: continuously variable-speed automatic. Lexus Safety System+ 2.0 added as standard.Lane departure warning, lane keeping assist and forward collision mitigation added.

Pros
Great fuel economy for a luxury crossover
Back seat has enough room for adults
Very quiet cabin at highway speeds

Cons
Infotainment interface can be distracting to use and lacks Android Auto
Limited cargo capacity

By: 
edmunds.com

The 2019 Lexus NX remains a boldly styled, comfortable compact luxury crossover with solid standard features.

Pros
Comfortable front seats
Thrifty hybrid
Now-familiar styling
F Sport handling and seats
CarPlay, finally

Cons
Polarizing design
Sub-par gas mileage on NX 300
Intrusive road noise
Sluggish infotainment

By: 
thecarconnection.com

The 2020 Lexus NX ranked #8 in Luxury Compact SUVs. Currently the Lexus NX has a score of 7.7 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 32 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Well-built, spacious cabin
Smooth, quiet ride
Good fuel economy ratings
Excellent predicted reliability rating

Cons
Tricky infotainment system
Subpar cargo capacity
Not as fun to drive as rivals

By: 
usnews.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Regular Unleaded
Regular Unleaded
Fuel Economy Info: 
Combined MPG - 31
Fuel Economy City USA: 
23.00mpg
33.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
30.00mpg
30.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Hybrid

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
16
16
Cylinders: 
4
Flat
4
Inline
Engine Size/Displacement: 
2.40L
2.50L
Torque: 
277ft-lbs
at 2 000rpm
Horsepower: 
260hp
at 5 600rpm
194hp
at 5 700rpm
Turning Circle: 
36.10Feet
37.40Feet
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
no
Steering Wheel Tilt: 
yes
yes
Telescopic steering wheel: 
yes
yes
Rear View Camera: 
yes
yes
Front view Camera: 
yes
no
Side view Camera: 
no
no
On steering wheel: 
Transmission, Cruise And Audio Controls On Steering Wheel
Audio and cruise controls on steering wheel
More in Convenience: 
Leather Steering Wheel
Keyless Ignition
Cargo Floor Mats
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)
Heated Steering Wheel
Keyless ignition
Destination Download
Roadside Assistance
Leather Steering Wheel
Destination Guidance (Also Turn-By-Turn Navigation)

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
191.30in
182.70in
Width: 
73.00in
73.60in
Height: 
66.40in
64.80in
Ground Clearance: 
8.70in
6.70in
Front Track: 
61.80in
Rear Track: 
62.80in
Wheel Base: 
108.10in
104.70in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
37.70
38.20
Front Hip Room: 
55.50in
55.10in
Front Leg Room: 
42.80in
42.80in
Front Shoulder Room: 
58.10in
57.30in
Rear Head Room: 
39.10
38.10
Rear Hip Room: 
54.80in
53.90in
Rear leg room: 
39.50in
36.10in
Rear Shoulder room: 
57.40in
55.30in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
75.70cu.ft
53.70cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
3500lbs
1500lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
32.50cu.ft
16.80cu.ft
Angle of Approach: 
18.60degrees
Angle of Departure: 
21.70degrees
Curb Weight: 
3937.00lbs
4180.00lbs

Instruments

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

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
yes
yes
More Power Features: 
Heated Mirrors
Hands-Free Entry
Reverse Tilt Passenger Only Provides Curb View When Vehicle In Reverse
4 One-Touch Power Windows
Heated mirrors
Hands-Free Entry
4 One-Touch Power Windows

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
yes
yes
Front Seats Features: 
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
8 -Way Power Driver Seat
8 -Way Power Passenger Seat
Bucket Front Seats
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Height Adjustable Passenger Seat
Leatherette
Driver Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Rear Seats Features: 
Folding center armrest
Rear Ventilation Ducts With Fan Control
Reclining Rear Seats
Split-Folding Rear Seatback
Heated
Folding Center Armrest
Rear Ventilation Ducts
Reclining Rear Seats
Split-Folding Rear Seatback

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: 
Turn Signal In Mirrors
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Turn Signal In Mirrors

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
no
no
More Entertainment: 
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
3 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service
8 Total Speakers
USB Connection
USB With External Media Control

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
no
no
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
More in Glass and Roof: 
Roof rack
Intermittent rear wiper
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
18 X 7.0 In.
17 X 7.0 In.
Wheels more: 
Inside Mounted Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire
All Season Tires
All Season Tires
Temporary Spare Tire
Inside Mounted Spare Tire
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
225.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
60
Diameter: 
R18
Width: 
225.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
65
Diameter: 
R17

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
solid rear 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: 
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
Turn Signal Mirrors
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
Post-Collision Safety System
Pre-Collision Safety System
Lane Departure Warning Accident Avoidance System
Airbag Deployment Notification
Stolen Vehicle Tracking/Assistance
2 Front Headrests
3 Rear Headrests
Emergency Service
4-Wheel ABS
LED Headlamp
Rear Center 3-Point Belt

Options

Packages: 
Tech Package 2
Standard Model
Popular Package #2
Comfort Package
Premium Package
Luxury Package
Navigation Package
Accessory Package
Exterior Options: 
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
Rear Bumper Protector
F SPORT 19-In Split-Six-Spoke Forged Alloy Wheels
Mudguards
Power Back Door
Power Tilt And Slide Moonroof
Door Edge Guards
LED Headlamps
Roof Rack Cross Bars
Body Side Moldings
Paint Protection Film By 3M
Alloy Wheel Locks
18" Wheels W/All-Season Tires
Panoramic View Back Up Monitor
Power Rear Door W/Kick Sensor
Interior Options: 
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
Cargo Net
Illuminated Door Sills
Electrochromic (Auto-Dimming) Inside Rear View Mirror W/Homelink Universal Transmitter
Leather Heated Steering Wheel
Carpet Cargo Mat
Heated/Ventilated Front Seats
60/40 Power Folding Rear Seats
Electrochromic (Auto-Dimming) Inside Rear View Mirror W/Compass
Key Gloves
All-Weather Floor Mats W/Cargo Mat
All-Weather Floor Liners W/Cargo Mat

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Java Brown Nappa, premium leather
#594832
Color: 
Creme, leatherette
#C5A884
Black, leatherette
#252525
Rioja Red, leather
#8C3140
Glazed Caramel Nuluxe, leatherette
#9B6849