2015 Subaru Outback

2015 Subaru Outback

2015 Subaru Outback

The Subaru Outback has always been beloved by outdoor enthusiasts, but the newly designed 2015 Outback will urge them to wander farther, thanks to a copious amount of improvements.

2015 Subaru Outback

2015 Subaru Outback

Yhe 2015 Outback takes a few more tenths: The body is 0.6 inch longer, 0.7 inch wider, and the wheelbase extends by 0.2 inch. Additional space for shoulders, hips, and rear legroom net a 2.7-cubic-foot increase in passenger volume, to 108.1.

2015 Subaru Outback

2015 Subaru Outback

Although the Outback keeps the same 2.5-liter H-4, Subaru says it’s been enhanced for lighter weight, improved efficiency, and quieter operation. It produces slightly more power (from 173 horses to 175), while peak torque remains at 174 lb-ft. The 3.6-liter H-6 engine that makes 256 hp also carries over, dispelling the rumor that it would be dropped in favor of the 250-hp 2.0-liter H-4 turbo from the 2014 Forester.

2015 Subaru Outback interior

2015 Subaru Outback interior

Interior passenger space increases by almost three cubic feet.  Interior climbs upscale.  Higher trims offer heated seats front and rear, two position memory for driver’s ten-way power seat, and 576-watt surround sound audio with ten harman/kardon speakers…