The new Outback has finally reached Japan

The new Outback has finally reached Japan


On September 2, Subaru dealers in Japan began accepting pre-orders for the next generation Subaru Outback wagon (code – BT).

This is a sixth generation model, which has been produced in the USA since 2019. Yes, the fifth Outback was on sale in Japan until recently. Even the novelty reached Ukraine earlier. By the way, in the Japanese market, the model is officially called the Legacy Outback.

The car is built on the modular SGP (Subaru Global Platform) platform, which is also used on other Subaru of the latest wave. Compared to its predecessor, the sixth Outback is 50 mm longer, from nose to tail it has 4870 mm. The torsional rigidity of the body is increased by 70%. The interior has become more spacious, handling and stability have improved. The ground clearance is 213 mm.

A single engine is available for the cross-wagon – the 1.8-liter “turbo four” CB18. Of course, opposed. It develops 177 hp. and 300 Nm. Average fuel consumption is 7.7 l / 100 km. The internal combustion engine is aggregated with a variator. All versions are equipped with four-wheel drive.

Legacy Outback is equipped with an updated version of the EyeSight X security system, which, using cameras and sensors, monitors the situation around 360 degrees and stops the car in case of danger.

Live sales will begin in October. Prices will be announced closer to this date.

In Ukraine, Subaru Outback costs from $ 46,500. Our car is sold with a 188-horsepower 2.5-liter “aspirated”.

We also recommend that you watch a detailed review of the Subaru Outback from the FineAuto team:

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