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Subaru Outback vs. Ford Maverick

In comparing the Subaru Outback to the Ford Maverick, the Subaru Outback has the advantage in the area of interior volume. The Ford Maverick has the advantage in the areas of new vehicle base pricing and base engine power. Based on this comparison of the Subaru Outback versus the Ford Maverick, the Ford Maverick is a better car than the Subaru Outback.

Subaru Outback versus Ford Maverick Pricing

For a new model, the Subaru Outback's price is between $32,795 and $44,141, with the Ford Maverick priced between $22,904 and $40,730.

Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison

For engine performance, the Subaru Outbackā€™s base engine makes 182 horsepower, and the Ford Maverick base engine makes 191 horsepower.

Passenger Space Comparison

The Subaru Outback, a crossover/compact SUV, has the advantage of offering more interior volume, reflected in more front shoulder room, rear shoulder room and rear leg room. The Ford Maverick, a compact truck, has the advantage in the areas of front head room and rear head room. The Subaru Outback and Ford Maverick are comparable in regards to front leg room.

Safety Ratings Comparison

The Subaru Outback has an average safety rating of 5 out of 5 Stars. When comparing IIHS evaluations, the Subaru Outback has the advantage with a Top Safety Pick+ award.

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2023 Subaru Outback

2023 Ford Maverick

Pricing

New Asking Price:

$32,795 - $44,141

Used Asking Price:

$23,499 - $34,488

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

39.5%

Pricing

New Asking Price:

$22,904 - $40,730

Used Asking Price:

-

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

33.2%

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

8.8 / 10

Reliability:

8.4 / 10

Retained Value:

8.0 / 10

Safety:

10.0 / 10

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

Not available

Reliability:

Not available

Retained Value:

7.5 / 10

Safety:

Not available

iSeeCars Rankings

2 / 61
2 / 61
2 / 28
2 / 24
2 / 14
3 / 24
6 / 61
7 / 24
15 / 61

iSeeCars Rankings

Summary Review

The Subaru Outback has been a staple on American roads since its inception in 1994. Two different Subaru models, sold side-by-side, bore the Outback name: the wagon-style crossover-SUV we associate with the name today, and the Outback Sport, which eventually became the Crosstrek. The Outback is best known for its standard all-wheel drive, excellent utility, and all-weather capability. New models of the Outback average $36,354 and 3-year-old models average $25,939.

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Summary Review

Not yet available

Pros and Cons

  • Utilitarian with easy entry and exit and highly function cargo space
  • Comfortable ride quality with an upscale interior
  • Excellent all-weather and light off-road capability

  • Not always fast or inspirational for driving enthusiasts
  • Similarly-sized SUVs often have more cargo and passenger room
  • Fuel economy can be less than expected

Pros and Cons

Not yet available

Available Body Styles

SUV

Available Body Styles

Pickup Truck

Available Cab Types

Not applicable

Available Cab Types

Crew Cab

Available Bed Length(s)

Not applicable

Available Bed Length(s)

54.4 inches

Available Drivetrain Options

Gasoline

Available Drivetrain Options

Gasoline, Hybrid

Trim Levels

Base, Premium, Onyx Edition, Limited, Touring, Onyx Edition XT, Limited XT, Touring XT, Wilderness

Trim Levels

XL, XLT, Lariat

Warranty Information

Warranty, Bumper-to-Bumper:

3 years / 36000 miles

Warranty, Powertrain

5 years / 60000 miles

Warranty, Roadside Assistance:

3 years / 36000 miles

Warranty Information

Warranty, Bumper-to-Bumper:

3 years / 36000 miles

Warranty, Powertrain

5 years / 60000 miles

Warranty, Roadside Assistance:

5 years / 60000 miles

Safety Ratings

NHTSA Safety Rating (last 5 year average):

5 out of 5 Stars

IIHS Safety Rating:

TOP SAFETY PICK +

Safety Ratings

NHTSA Safety Rating (last 5 year average):

Not yet available

IIHS Safety Rating:

Not yet available

Base Drivetrain Specifications

Horsepower:

182 hp @ 5800 rpm

Torque:

176 foot-lbs @ 4400 rpm

Power-to-Weight Ratio (higher is better):

0.050 hp per pound

Towing Capacity:

Not yet available

Max Payload:

Not applicable

Base Drivetrain Specifications

Horsepower:

191 hp

Torque:

Not yet available

Power-to-Weight Ratio (higher is better):

0.053 hp per pound

Towing Capacity:

Not yet available

Max Payload :

1500 lbs

Engine Specifications

Engine Size:

2.5 liters

Engine Configuration:

Flat/Horizontally Opposed

Number of Cylinders:

4

Transmission:

Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT Automatic)

Standard/Optional Drivetrain Type:

AWD

EPA Fuel Economy (City/Highway/Combined MPG):

26 / 32 / 28

Range (city/hwy):

481 / 592 miles

Recommended Fuel Type:

Regular Unleaded

Engine Specifications

Engine Size:

2.5 liters

Engine Configuration:

Inline

Number of Cylinders:

4

Transmission:

Automatic

Standard/Optional Drivetrain Type:

FWD / AWD

EPA Fuel Economy (City/Highway/Combined MPG):

Not yet available

Range (city/hwy):

Not yet available

Recommended Fuel Type:

Not yet available

Standard/Optional Features

Apple CarPlay:

Standard

Android Auto:

Standard

Wireless Smartphone Charging:

Available

Keyless Entry:

Standard

Keyless Ignition:

Available

Adaptive Cruise Control:

Standard

Heated Seats:

Available

Cooled/Ventilated Seats:

Available

Leather Upholstery:

Available

Navigation System:

Available

Sunroof/Moonroof:

Available

Heated Steering Wheel:

Available

Standard/Optional Features

Apple CarPlay:

Standard

Android Auto:

Standard

Wireless Smartphone Charging:

Available

Keyless Entry:

Standard

Keyless Ignition:

Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control:

Available

Heated Seats:

Available

Cooled/Ventilated Seats:

N/A

Leather Upholstery:

Available

Navigation System:

Available

Sunroof/Moonroof:

Available

Heated Steering Wheel:

Available

Safety Equipment

Forward Collision Warning:

Standard

Pedestrian Detection:

N/A

Lane Departure Warning:

Standard

Lane Keeping Assist:

Standard

Blind Spot Monitoring:

Available

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert:

Available

360-Degree Camera:

N/A

Rear Seat Reminder:

Standard

Driver Attention Monitoring:

Available

Safety Equipment

Forward Collision Warning:

Not yet available

Pedestrian Detection:

Not yet available

Lane Departure Warning:

Not yet available

Lane Keeping Assist:

Not yet available

Blind Spot Monitoring:

Not yet available

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert:

Not yet available

360-Degree Camera:

Not yet available

Rear Seat Reminder:

Not yet available

Driver Attention Monitoring:

Not yet available

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room:

40.1 inches

Front Leg Room:

42.8 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

58.1 inches

Rear Head Room:

39.1 inches

Rear Leg Room:

39.5 inches

Rear Shoulder Room:

57.4 inches

Cargo Space:

32.6 cubic feet

Cargo Space, 2nd-row seat folded down:

75.6 cubic feet

Overall Interior Volume:

141.6 cubic feet

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room:

40.3 inches

Front Leg Room:

42.8 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

57.3 inches

Rear Head Room:

39.6 inches

Rear Leg Room:

35.9 inches

Rear Shoulder Room:

55.6 inches

Cargo Space:

Not yet available

Cargo Space, 2nd-row seat folded down:

Not applicable

Overall Interior Volume:

100.3 cubic feet

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

3641 lbs

Width:

82 inches

Height:

66.4 inches

Length:

191.1 inches

Wheelbase:

108.1 inches

Ground Clearance:

8.7 inches

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

3636 lbs

Width:

83.5 inches

Height:

68.7 inches

Length:

199.7 inches

Wheelbase:

121.1 inches

Ground Clearance:

8.3 inches

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

17.0 x 7.0 inches

Wheel Type:

alloy

Tire Size:

225/65R17

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

17.0 inches

Wheel Type:

painted steel

Tire Size:

P225/65R17