The 2017 Subaru Outback Touring is among the latest additions to the Outback series. This crossover SUV has been greatly improved in terms of performance as well as comfort. The most striking feature of the Touring Trim is luxury style complemented by woodgrain touches and java brown leather seats. Here is a review of the 2017 Subaru Outback Touring.
2017 Subaru Outback Touring – Exterior Expectations and Luxurious Interior Design
The 2017 Subaru Outback Touring sports an aesthetic and stylish brilliant brown exterior. At the bottom, there’s a chrome lower cladding that has been integrated on the trademark Outback badge while on the top, it boasts of a pair of low profile silver roof rails. The 2017 Outback Touring retains the wraparound headlamps and comes with a revised customised dark grey grille with the trademark Subaru logo. Also, the 8.7-inch ground clearance and exclusive dark grey alloy wheels complete the test for an offroad monster.
In addition, the 2017 Outback Touring has a java brown leather seats spiced up by a wood-grain dash trim and piano black switch panels and instrument controls. The door panels and armrests have been covered in neatly sewn java brown leather contrasted by ivory stitching to add style and elegance to the interior. To complement the interior’s color, the Touring comes with a uniquely designed, thick Touring-branded floor mats. For driver’s comfort in cold weather, the Touring comes with an ergonomic and heated steering wheel that comes in handy in cold weather.
For infotainment, the Outback has a wide LCD display to help you stay informed, entertained and connected. It also has Bluetooth connectivity, GPS navigation, Dual-zone Automatic Climate Control, instrument cluster with electroluminescent gauges and to crown it all, a 12-speaker 576-watt sound system powered by the Harman Kardon® GreenEdge amplifier.
Subaru has long been known for their innovative safety features. Also, this particular crossover SUV comes with 2 front and 3 rear headrests, front and rear head airbags, self-adjusting headlamps, post-collision safety system, engine immobiliser, blind spot and lane departure warning and so on.
2017 Subaru Outback Touring – Powerful Engine and Performance
The 2017 Outback Touring package comes with 2 engine options. The first is a 3.6-liter 6-cylinder Subaru Boxer engine that can crank up to 256 hp and 247 lb-ft of torque. The consumption is very impressive as it averages 27mpg. The other one is the 2.5-liter flat-6 6-cylinder engine. That can produce up to 175 hp and 174 lb-ft of torque. Regarding transmission, the two versions come with Subaru’s 6-speed CVT automatic transmission. Also, for enhanced off-road capabilities, the Outback comes with strut front suspensions and Control arm rear suspension system.
2017 Subaru Outback Touring – Price and Release Dates
In conclusion, the Subaru Outback Touring 2017 is already available in the market. The retail price for the 2.5i is in the region of $35,000 while the 3.6i retails at around $38,000.
The 2017 Subaru Outback Touring is arguably the best trim compared to the rest. This trim has been built to offer more than what a typical crossover SUV offers. It has the bigger room, several convenience and comfort features and superb performance. Finally, the fuel economy is a huge plus for the Outback bearing in mind this doesn’t compromise on performance. In a nutshell, the 2017 Subaru Outback Touring is a great crossover SUV. That can double up as a family car as well as an off-road machine!