2008 Subaru Outback Specs and Review


2008 Subaru Outback parkingWith ads with sweet memories of Paul Hogan, the Subaru Outback was left to live with their own merits. But don’t worry, my friend, this girl has been much better than the career of Mr. Crocodile Dundee. From years of mid-90s as a temporary measure for Subaru some segment of the lead SUV and then expanded rapidly, beginning from the inside is basically a version of the legacy of hard – up wagon. Two-tone paint, lifting of suspension, traction, fat tires gives the appearance “that in all places”.

TV ads show Subaru Outback close by experts through the winding, muddy, with average that SUVs left the fight behind him. “Palliative” hire this conquering its own niche, which serves for those who want the off-road ability without awkward bulk handling and sad the traditional SUV fuel mileage. Subaru Outback today fell clumsy SUV styling cues from the past and now includes secondary body brackets. In fact, for the year 2008, Subaru Outback sedan were suspended. As the legacy and Outback are essentially the same car, it simplifies things. I want a sedan? Take a look at the line of inheritance. Are you looking for a stroller? Then consider bids from the inside.


2008 Subaru Outback usedAlthough there are three engines available, our favorite is that strong yet refined Turbo 2.5 litre flat-4, which is available only in XT Limited trim. Standard in SI system unit of the garrison of Subaru, which allows the driver to adjust the performance of the engine of the economy or performance, selection of three modes–intelligent, sport and sport sharp. Believe that the mode smart makes a response slow, while a mode of sharp sport gives an accelerator soft response fast facing the entry still. Suspension tuning company with gripping and always direct responsiveness by Agile all-wheel-drive system of da through a feeling inside rotates while still providing a comfortable ride on the road. On the other hand, the space of the seat back is adjusted in comparison with to compete with the truck and the crossover SUV.

Like the idea because offers commitment fun truck and SUV attributes. However, with a crossover such as the Mazda CX-7 or Toyota Highlander offers more space and energy, 2008 Subaru Outback not is the value first. And if do not need the Interior almost 9 inches in height, can also be considered another truck, which is the version of all-wheel-drive of the Volkswagen Passat and the Dodge Magnum. 2008 Subaru Outback comes only in the Middle body wagon with improved soils and standard all-wheel drive. Rather than offer a dazzling selection of packages like some other car manufacturers, Subaru offers a dizzying level of trim. 2008-outback, there are no less than seven settings: core, 1.6, 1.6 I, LL Bean, limit 2.5, 2.5 limited L.l. Bean, XT Limited and 3.0 R L.l. Bean.

Standard Equipment

2008 Subaru Outback techStandard equipment on the trim include steel wheels 16 inch, air conditioning, rails of roof, management-and-telescopic wheel, audio system ready for satellite radio with player player jack, CD and MP3, keyless entry, indicator of temperature and external force accessories full. 2.5 adds me wheels 17 inch alloy, a rear limited-slip differential, bars techo-carril mirrors, wiper blades, deicing of front seat heaters and power driver’s seat. VA 2.5 bean is a bit more luxurious and has automatic dual zone climate control, CD changer in the Board, navigation and special mats. 2.5 i limited navigation system drops, but adds a sunroof leather seats and dual panel. Spring 2.5 had limited L.l. Bean and, as you can guess, you have all the above features as standard.

Subaru Outback XT limited and 3.0 R L.l. Bean models have more powerful and equipped search engine essentially the same, i.e. load except the navigation system, which is optional. XT Limited has a dark interior with aluminium interior trim and faux red electroluminescent indicators, while R 3.0 has an imitation wood accents come equipped with mahogany leather’s real address. 2008 Subaru Outback each setting has all-wheel drive. 2.5 all models are powered by horizontally opposed, 2.5 liter four cylinder engine suitable for 175 horsepower and 169 pound-feet of torque. The base models and 2.5 can be equipped with manual transmission five-speed or a four-speed automatic; 2.5 had limited L.l. Bean and automatic models only.

Powerful Version

2008 Subaru Outback transmissionOutback XT limited offers a powerful version turbo engine 2.5 litre good for 241 hp and 243 lb-ft of torque. Available with five-speed manual or five-speed automatic transmission. Luxury themed 3.0 R L.l. Bean has a six-cylinder 3.0 engine litres. Known as H6, this machine is capable of 245 horsepower and 215 lb-ft of torque and is suitable for automatic transmission. Anti-lock brakes, front-seat side airbags, side airbags and Front headrests are standard on every collision against 2008 Subaru Outback. Available on all TRIMs except the base and 2.5 stability control. In the test of the crash NHTSA, perfect five wins star of the interior through the Board for its protection in front and collisions side.

The inside of the cabin has a pure and simple controls, elegant details in wood and aluminium imitation good taste and high quality of construction. Comfort of the seat is usually good, although them adults it can find in the seat back is tight, in the room space for the legs and the shoulder to the truck and crossovers more spacious. The seat is easy to install, as the rear seats that are wide and flat. With those seats rear if there are 33.5 feet cubic of capacity of load, bend them towards down and 66 feet cubic available.

Luxury Sedan

2008 Subaru Outback functionsSomething of a cross between a goat and a luxury sedan, 2008 Subaru Outback offers a secure peace in the path of the road and snow, keeping its occupants comfortable. Motor base enough while the turbo four and H6 offers passage and powerful acceleration and combine performance. Unfortunately, the transmission automatic of the interior leaves much that wish, as your power SAP by upshifting too soon. Completed, automatic models XT Limited 3.0 R L.l. Rates for grain a bit better in this regard, as if your system offers a sport mode that speeds up the response system and delays of strong acceleration.

Subaru Outback benefits from better performance, magazine style and Interior improvements for the 2008 changes. The establishment of a large and comfortable car that can go anywhere. The Interior offers superior transmission technology, composed handling and capacity throughout time, many active and passive safety features. Review of 2008 of the machine to make look less powerful role due to the change in the value of default, but they work well together and the basic machine carry partial zero emissions certification paradoxical Government vehicle. electronic stability control features in other models. The rear suspension has been returned for the most comfortable ride without sacrificing handling.


2008 Subaru Outback msrpChange style of 2008 features a new front sheet metal, a greater openness of the grille, new fascia bumper and new headlights and taillights. The sedan model went down, but there are still seven Outback models to choose from. Inside, the dashboard cloths and 2008 revision steering column, now tilt and telescope and all models are pre-wired for radio by satellite. The philosophy of the Interior is similar to the Volvo XC70 wagon, with a little more high, body protection and traction tires. However, the interior costs less than the Volvo and 8.4 inches in height, could go further inside than you think the majority of the owners. Reasonable prices, economic operation and fondness for the load through the snow to make favorite genres in cold weather. But they also do it with a hole in the Midwest and the Southwest Desert.

Three engines are available, designed a 170 HP 2.5-litre litre four-cylinder Turbo 2.5 243 horsepower and six-cylinder 3.0 engine liter 245 hp. with the Subaru horizontally opposed engine, the old beetle from Volkswagen and Porsche. Engine from the Subaru is mounted low and more compact, keep the weight until the center of gravity low campaign line and dynamic to a front of great visibility. All come with drive all-wheel and used three different systems, depending on the selected engine and transmission. He result end of climbing snow traction and all the religions much time continue being the same for all. It requires no action from the driver.


2008 Subaru Outback backInside, the genres are practical and can be very simple or sophisticated, with a series of seven trim levels. It had five seats, payload area and most of the services and features offered in a compact SUV. Outdoor, people as capacity and utility. The Interior is becoming the accompaniment is ideal for outdoor activities, fishing, hiking, skiing, kayaking. Apparently, L.L. Bean saw this and three genders are going to fit L.L. Bean offers a safe handling and traction in icy mountain passes. It handles well off-road and can accommodate up to steep. It could lead to a lot of things and you can get nine-foot fly rods rigged.

The sidewalk inside reads better than most SUVS, but performs as well or better on the sidewalk. If you think that you need an SUV, the Interior is much more suitable for 90% of the time. Subaru remodeled two cars, legacy and Outback, 2007. Domestic reform is lighter than the legacy, which does not affect the lot on the door. Adjustments included a slightly modified interior, as well as the improved automatic transmission with shift lever steering wheel paddle to the genres of six cylinders. If capacity units of Subaru, which allows the rider to choose from three predefined levels response Accelerator and transmission, will be available in the genres of six cylinders.


2008 Subaru Outback gas mileageTrim levels vary the outback L.L. Bean Edition was the basis for a full load, the second is now available in four- and six-cylinder. The program offers versions saloon and estate of almost all levels of adjustment. Sport outback, although associated with the name, based on the Subaru Impreza is smaller. Subaru tracks through multiple engine opposite the Interior, ranging from six-cylinder 3.0 engine liter four cylinder 2.5 liter. With standard all-wheel drive and available premium features, like moonroof doble-panel and navigation system, medium interior premium racing cars, including the Mazda6 and Volvo V50 wagon.

Interior paint adjustment scheme top-level lost two bumpers color monotone with grey finish on the edges. The Interior of each offering redesigned hood and Fender, but the majority of the public will be difficult to tell the difference. Easier is, obviously, the new network, which chrome and forms erect share environments a little with the outback of 2007. Asa lattice cutter bar, keeping the front part of the emblem of the Subaru and the Star Center. The Interior of a small interior changes include a new Tilt / telescopic steering wheel, as well as a restyled meters and new seat fabric. All the six-cylinder model has an Electroluminescent gauges, features limited only some genera upper crust… last year.


Unit controls if sit behind redundant transmission and the characteristics of Tenggeran in the wheel buttons. Combined with the optional audio and cruise buttons and palettes of change of transmission, they changed the steering wheel to control the keyboard, something that may seem overwhelming at first. All genres are fairly complete with doors and windows, a stereo CD and remote keyless entry power control. “L.L.” Edition of rich bean had appointed including leather seats, heated, power front seats and a navigation system.

Inside the base employs 175 HP, 2.5-liter horizontally opposed four-cylinder engine. engine Turbo 2.5-liter four-cylinder is under the hood of the outback 2.5 XT; Type 243 hp. 3.0 Outback LL Bean uses a flat six-cylinder 3.0 liter engine with 245 hp against. the five-speed manual or four-speed automatic is available with the base engine, while six-cylinder Turbo motor and uses 1 5 speed automatic transmission. The five-speed automatic paddle shifters for manual, including controls. As with all Subarus, Outback comes with standard drive all-wheel. Subaru fuel from this writing tests, but car expected 2008 four cylinder engines to achieve slightly better than previous models fuel economy.


Subaru of unit if, now included with Turbo six-cylinder engine, allows the driver to choose between three settings for the throttle response and transmission shift points. Intelligent mode allows up to 10% improvement in fuel efficiency, while the sport mode offers more aggressive dynamics. Costs of economy of fuel, great sports so that offers more rapid response of accelerator, as well as the transmission to the change the value default oriented to the performance. Air bags for side-impact and side curtain airbags all disc brakes are standard. The genera of engine and Turbo’s six cylinders also include system electronic of stability.

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