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2019 Honda CR-V vs 2019 Subaru Outback

2019 Honda CR-V


2019 Subaru Outback
$24,350 MSRP*


$26,345 MSRP


26 mpg**

MPG City

25 mpg
32 mpg**

MPG Highway

32 mpg
75.8 cubic feet

Maximum Cargo Space

73.3 cubic feet
39.2 cubic feet

Cargo Space Behind Rear Seats

35.5 cubic feet

The 2019 Honda CR-V and 2019 Subaru Outback are both solid vehicles, but with further exploration, it becomes clear the Outback lacks in performance and cargo space. Compare the Honda CR-V vs. Subaru Outback below, and see why the Honda CR-V remains popular among Bayonne drivers.


If the choice between the Outback or CR-V comes down to your budget, the 2019 Honda CR-V offers a more affordable starting MSRP of $24,350.* On the other hand, the 2019 Subaru Outback starts at $26,345 MSRP. However, as you’ll see below, a lower price tag doesn’t mean the CR-V lacks in performance or space.

MPG & Performance

Look at the performance specs of the Honda CR-V vs. Subaru Outback and you’ll find the CR-V pulls ahead in performance:

  • Engine: The Honda CR-V is powered by a 184-hp 2.4L 4-cylinder engine. The Subaru Outback gets a weaker 175-hp 2.5L 4-cylinder.
  • Transmission & Drivetrain: Both SUVs include a Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT). All-wheel drive is standard for the Outback and optional for the CR-V.
  • MPG Ratings: The CR-V offers slightly better fuel economy as it gets one mile per gallon more in the city. With its base engine and CVT, the CR-V LX earns 26 mpg city/32 mpg highway** vs. 25 mpg city/32 mpg highway from the Outback 2.5i.


Hoboken shoppers can turn to the Outback or CR-V for 60/40-split-folding rear seats, but the Honda CR-V is a bit more spacious. The Honda CR-V offers up 39.2 cubic feet of cargo volume behind the rear seats and a maximum cargo area of 75.8 cubic feet behind the front row. Meanwhile Subaru Outback only provides 35.5 cubic feet behind its rear seats and just 73.3 cubic feet maximum.

Lease the CR-V at Metro Honda

If, after comparing the Honda CR-V vs. Subaru Outback, you are interested in learning more about the CR-V, compare it to the Mazda CX-5 and Ford Escape, or visit us at Metro Honda. We have a large Honda CR-V inventory models to choose from at our dealership near Newark. Interested in leasing? Don’t miss our Honda CR-V lease deals!

*MSRP excluding tax, license, registration, $995.00 destination charge and options. Dealers set own prices.**Based on 2019 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your actual mileage will vary, depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions, battery pack age/condition (hybrid only) and other factors.

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