Compared to the revamped 2020 Subaru Outback, the 2021 Subaru Outback looks extremely similar and doesn't have many changes in its overall design however, there are a handful of new features to look forward to the 2021 Subaru Outback. Autotrader shares with us some new information on the 2021 Subaru Outback in their article 2021 Subaru Outback Review.

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2021 Subaru Outback
New Features

  • Active LED Headlights that are linked to steering
  • Rear-Seat Warning
  • Seatbelt Warning Light and Chime in both front and rear seats

Engine & Performance

The 2021 Subaru Outback is powered by a 2.5-liter flat-4 engine that sends 192 horsepower to all four wheels. It is also paired with a CVT transmission with 8 paddle-shift steps. The XT Subaru Outback models include a turbocharged 2.4-liter flat-4 engine with 260 horsepower that is also paired with a CTV transmission. The 2021 Subaru Outback is available in 7 different trims.

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2021 Subaru Outback Models

2021 Outback Base

2021 Outback Premium

The Outback Premium includes Outback Base key features and adds: 

  • 11.6-inch Subaru STARLINK Multimedia Plus
  • 6-speaker audio
  • STARLINK Safety & Security 
  • Dual-Zone Automatic Climate Control
  • All-Weather Package
  • LED fog lights
  • Heated Front Seats

2021 Outback Limited 

The Outback Limited includes Outback Premium key features and adds:

  • Leather-Trimmed Upholstery
  • Hands-Free Power Rear Liftgate
  • Black 18-inch Alloy Wheels
  • Power Front Seats
  • Heated Rear Seats
  • Push-Button Start
  • 12-Speaker Harman Kardon Premium Audio System

2021 Outback Touring

The Outback Touring includes Outback Limited key features and adds:

  • Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Power Moonroof
  • Chrome Exterior Trim
  • Ventilated Front Seats
  • Heated Steering Wheel
  • Navigation and DriverFocus Distraction Mitigation System
  • SUBARU STARLINK 11.6-inch Multimedia Navigation

2021 Outback Onyx Edition XT

The Outback Onyx Edition XT includes Outback Premium key features and adds:

  • 260-hp Direct-Injection Turbocharged SUBARU BOXER Engine
  • StarTex Water-Repellent Upholstery
  • 18-inch Black-Finish Alloy Wheels
  • Keyless Access with Push-Button Start and PIN-Code Vehicle Access
  • Hands-Free Power Rear Gate
  • Dual-function X-MODE with Hill Descent Control

2021 Outback Limited XT

The Outback Limited XT includes Outback Limited key features and adds:

  • 260-hp Direct-Injection Turbocharged SUBARU BOXER Engine
  • SUBARU STARLINK 11.6-inch Multimedia Navigation
  • Power Moonroof
  • Heated Steering Wheel
  • DriverFocus Distraction Mitigation System

2021 Outback Touring XT
The Outback Touring XT includes Outback Limited XT key features and adds:

  • Nappa Leather-Trimmed Upholstery
  • Ventilated Front Seats
  • DriverFocus Distraction Mitigation System
  • Power Folding Mirrors
  • 180-Degree Front-View Monitor
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The 2021 Subaru Outback has a 5-star overall safety rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The new Subaru Outback includes the utmost safety features like EyeSight Driver-Assist Technology that includes Automatic Emergency Braking, High-Beam Assist, and Adaptive Cruise Control.

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Head to to learn more about the 2021 Subaru Outback. Stop by Competition Subaru of Smithtown and explore our large inventory of new and pre-owned vehicles!  Test-drive vehicles like the 2021 Subaru Crosstrek, 2021 Subaru Outback, 2021 Subaru Forester, or the 2021 Subaru Ascent! Be sure to also check out our service specials, parts specials, and Subaru lease specials. Schedule a service online or stop by our Express Service where no appointment is necessary! Contact us with any questions or concerns you may have. We look forward to seeing you at our Subaru dealership located at 601 Middle Country Road, Saint James, NY!

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