Navy Blue 2019 Honda CR-V

2019 Honda CR-V

Gray 2019 Subaru Outback

2019 Subaru Outback

2019 Honda CR-V vs. 2019 Subaru Outback

2019 Honda CR-V


2019 Subaru Outback
$24,350 MSRP*


$26,345 MSRP


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

While the 2019 Subaru Outback is no slouch, next to the 2019 Honda CR-V, it comes up lacking in performance and cargo space. It’s more expensive, too. Discover how the well-reviewed Honda CR-V stacks up against the Subaru Outback below!

Subaru Outback vs. Honda CR-V: MSRP

The 2019 Honda CR-V comes with a wallet-friendly MSRP starting at $24,350.* To get the 2019 Subaru Outback, Somersworth shoppers will have to pay more thanks to the $26,345 starting MSRP. Even with a price difference of over $2,000, you’ll find that a higher price doesn’t always equal higher performance or value.

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

Along with besting the Subaru Outback in price, the new Honda CR-V delivers greater engine power and fuel economy ratings. Compare their specs below:

  • Engine: Rochester drivers can find a 184-hp 2.4L 4-cylinder engine under the hood of the Honda CR-V. The Subaru Outback falls behind with a weaker 175-hp 2.5L 4-cylinder.
  • Transmission: Both SUVs offer Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT).
  • MPG Ratings: Fuel economy ratings are comparable, but the CR-V gets one mile per gallon more in the city. With its base engine and CVT, the CR-V LX earns 26 mpg city/32 mpg highway** vs. 25 mpg city/32 mpg highway from the Outback 2.5i.

Subaru Outback vs. Honda CR-V: Dimensions

The 2019 Subaru Outback and 2019 Honda CR-V interior both include 60/40-split-folding rear seats. Still, the Honda CR-V is a bit more spacious. Behind the rear seats od the 2019 CR-V, you’ll find 39.2 cubic feet of cargo volume while the Subaru Outback can only manage 35.5 cubic feet behind its rear seats. Folding the rear seats down expands the CR-V cargo area to a maximum of 75.8 cubic feet. The Outback delivers just 73.3 cubic feet maximum.

Test Drive a New CR-V at Dover Honda in Dover!

Matching the Honda CR-V vs. Subaru Outback reveals the Honda CR-V to be the more spacious, powerful, and cost-effective SUV. Explore the Honda CR-V configurations to discover the model with the features your family is looking for, and then head to Dover Honda near Stratham to see it in person!

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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.

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