When we compare the Subaru Outback's and the Toyota Prius v's specifications and ratings, the Subaru Outback has the advantage in the areas of interior volume and base engine power. The Toyota Prius v has the advantage in the areas of typical lower range of pricing for one- to five-year-old used cars, and fuel efficiency. Based on this comparison of the Subaru Outback's and the Toyota Prius v's specifications and ratings, the two cars are fairly comparable.
Subaru Outback vs. Toyota Prius v Pricing
A used 2017 Subaru Outback ranges from $14,998 to $26,492 while a used 2017 Toyota Prius v is priced between $13,628 to $26,804.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the Subaru Outback’s base engine makes 175 horsepower, and the Toyota Prius v base engine makes 134 horsepower. The Outback is rated to deliver an average of 28 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 592 miles. The Prius v is rated to deliver an average of 41 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 464 miles.This gives the Toyota Prius v the advantage in fuel efficiency and the Subaru Outback the advantage in maximum range. Both models use regular unleaded.
Passenger Space Comparison
The Subaru Outback has the advantage of offering more interior volume, reflected in more front head room, front shoulder room, front leg room, rear head room, rear shoulder room, rear leg room, and cargo space.
Safety Ratings Comparison
The Subaru Outback has an average safety rating of 5 out of 5 Stars based on NHTSA's crash test ratings.