The 2009 Subaru Outback is a 4-door, 5-passenger sport-utility, available in 5 trims, ranging from the 2.5i to the 3.0R Limited. The Outback has a 5 Speed Automatic transmission, 3.0-liter H6, 245-horsepower engine, and is upgraded with a number of new features and equipment for 2009. Vehicle Dynamic Control (VDC) is now standard on all models and a new Special Edition features 17" alloy wheels, heated front seats, wiper de-icer and heated side mirrors, fog lights, and an 8-way power driver's seat. Also available is a new Harmon Kardon 440-watt audio system.
$22,295 - $32,095
3.0-liter, H6, 245-horsepower, engine that achieves 17-mpg in the city and 24-mpg on the highway. A 5-speed automatic transmission is standard.
"With the ability to swap driving modes on the fly, it makes the Outback's performance go hand-in-hand with fuel economy. I never actually thought I'd be able to put performance and fuel economy in the same sentence, but there it is. Twice!"