2019 Honda CR-V

Honda CR-V

2019 Subaru Outback

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2019 Honda CR-V LX


2019 Subaru Outback

$24,350 MSRP*


$26,345 MSRP*

184 hp


175 hp

26 mpg**

MPG City

25 mpg**

32 mpg**

MPG Highway

32 mpg**

75.8 cubic feet

Maximum Cargo Space

73.3 cubic feet

39.2 cubic feet

Cargo Space Behind Rear Seats

35.5 cubic feet

At first glance, the battle raging between the 2019 Honda CR-V vs. the 2019 Subaru Outback in the crossover-SUV world may seem like a close match, but the nitty gritty proves otherwise. Engine efficiency, a lower price tag, and more cargo space combine to make the CR-V an ideal vehicle for Morton Grove drivers. Learn more from the experts at Honda City Chicago below!

Subaru Outback vs. 2019 Honda CR-V LX: MSRP

Despite a price difference of over $2,000, the more expensive Subaru Outback doesn't necessarily guarantee better performance or value over the CR-V. Below, you'll find out what you get for the $24,350 Honda CR-V price tag, and $26,345 Subaru Outback price tag.

Subaru Outback vs. Honda CR-V: MPG & Performance

The Honda CR-V gets more performance out of its zippy 2.4L 4-cylinder engine than the Subaru Outback gets out of its 2.5L 4-cylinder. Here are the full details:

  • Engine: The Honda CR-V is equipped with a 184-hp 2.4L 4-cylinder engine, while the Subaru Outback only gets 175 hp out of its 2.5L 4-cylinder.
  • Transmission & Drivetrain: Both SUVs include a Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT), but while all-wheel drive is standard for the Outback it's optional for the CR-V.
  • MPG Ratings: The CR-V gets one mile per gallon more in the city when it comes to fuel efficiency. The Honda CR-V earns 26 mpg city/32 mpg highway** vs. 25 mpg city/32 mpg highway from the Subaru Outback.

Subaru Outback vs. Honda CR-V: Dimensions

Behind the back seats, the Subaru Outback offers 35.5 cubic feet of space and the Honda CR-V provides 39.2 cubic feet to play with-those are some spacious dimensions! With the rear seats folded down, the CR-V cargo area has a maximum of 75.8 cubic feet compared to the Outbacks 73.3 cubic feet.

Test Drive a New CR-V at Honda City Chicago!

The Honda CR-V vs. Subaru Outback matchup reveals that the CR-V is more cost-effective, powerful, and spacious. You can even see how it compares to the Honda Pilot. Want more proof? Schedule a test drive at Honda City Chicago near Highland. If you're already convinced the CR-V is the right crossover for you, feel free to fill out this financing form before stopping by-we can't wait to see you!

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*MSRP excluding tax, license, registration, $995.00 destination charge and options. Dealers set own prices.

**Based on 2019 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your actual mileage will vary, depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions, battery pack age/condition (hybrid only) and other factors.