Truck Trend is the source for official specifications, dimensions, and other information that matters to real truck users. Check out the latest info for the all-new 2010 Subaru Outback. The Ourback features two available powertrains: a 2.5i SOHC 4-cylinder and a 3.6R DOHC 6-cylinder. Transmission matings include a five- and six-speed automatic or 6-speed manual.

2010 Subaru Outback Specifications
Models: Subaru Outback, Limited
Body style / driveline: 5-passenger crossover utility wagon, front-engine, all-wheel drive
Construction: Unitized body construction, Ring Shaped Frame Reinforcement safety structure
EPA vehicle class: Sport Utility Vehicle - 4WD
Manufacturing locations: Lafayette, Indiana, USA
  2.5i Models 3.6R Models
Type SOHC 4-cylinder, horizontally opposed (Boxer); aluminum cylinder block and heads, i-Active Valve Lift System (AVLS) DOHC 6-cylinder, horizontally opposed (Boxer); aluminum cylinder block and heads; Active Valve Control System (AVCS) variable valve timing
Displacement 2,457 cc (150.0 cu. in.) 3,630 cc (221.5 cu. in.)
Horsepower 170 hp @ 5,600 rpm 256 hp @ 6,000 rpm
Torque 170 lb-ft @ 4,000 rpm 247 lb-ft @ 4,400 rpm
Fuel/induction Sequential multi-port fuel injection (MFI) with multi-spray injectors and Electronic Throttle Control (ETC) system
Fuel requirement Regular grade, 87 AKI minimum
Fuel tank 18.5 gal.
  Std.: 6-speed manual Opt.: LineartronicTM CVT (Continuously Variable Transmission) includes 6-speed manual mode and steering wheel paddle shifters; CVT is standard on 2.5i Limited. All: 5-speed electronic control automatic with steering wheel paddle shifters
Gear ratios
1 3.454 3.525 3.54
2 1.947 2.238 2.264
3 1.296 1.641 1.471
4 0.972 1.194 1
5 0.825 0.85 0.834
6 0.695 0.611 --
R 3.636 2.358 2.37
Final drive 4.44 3.9 3.08
Symmetrical AWD With man. trans.: Continuous AWD with viscous-coupling locking center differential With CVT: Active AWD with electronically managed continuously variable hydraulic transfer clutch Variable Torque Distribution (VTD) AWD uses a planetary gear-type center differential with electronically controlled continuously variable hydraulic transfer clutch to divide engine power 45:55, adjusting in response to driving conditions.
Stability control Vehicle Dynamics Control (VDC) with electronic traction control (TCS)
Suspension Front: Engine cradle, MacPherson-type struts with internal rebound springs, lower L-arms, coil springs and stabilizer bar
Rear: Double wishbone with subframe and stabilizer bar
Brakes Power-assisted 4-wheel disc with Electronic Brake-force Distribution (EBD), 4-channel / 4-sensor ABS and Brake Assist
Steering Rack-and-pinion with engine-speed controlled variable power assist
Ratio: 16:1
Turns lock-to-lock: 3.2
Turning circle, curb to curb: 36.8 ft.
2010 Subaru Outback Dimensions
Wheelbase 107.9 in.
Length 188.2 in.
Height 63.9 in. at roof / 65.7 in. at roof rails
Width 71.7 in.
Track (f/r) 61.0 in. / 61.0 in.
Min. road clearance 8.7 in.
Overhang (f/r) 38.0 in. / 40.1 in.
Angle of approach 18.9 deg.
Angle of departure 22.2 deg.
Breakover angle 2.5i models: 20.4 deg.
3.6R models: 19.5 deg.
Curb weight (lbs.) 2.5i 6-sp.: 3,386
2.5i CVT: 3,495
Premium 6-sp.: 3,428
Premium CVT: 3,536
Limited CVT: 3,564
3.6R: 3,594
3.6R Premium: 3,634
3.6R Limited: 3,658
Head room (f/r) 40.8 in. / 39.3 in.
With moonroof: 38.7 in. / 39.3 in.
Leg room (f/r) 43.0 in. / 37.8 in.
Hip room (f/r) 54.5 in. / 53.9 in.
Shoulder room (f/r) 56.3 in. / 56.1 in.
EPA passenger volume 105.4 cu. ft. / 102.4 cu. ft. with moonroof
EPA cargo volume 34.3 cu. ft. (seatbacks raised)
Max. cargo volume 71.3 cu. ft (seatbacks folded)
EPA total interior volume 139.7 cu. ft. / 136.7 cu. ft. with moonroof
Cargo area liftover height 33.9 in.
Fuel Economy
EPA city / highway mpg 2.5i 6-sp. man.: 19/27
2.5i CVT: 22/29
3.6R: 18/25
Fuel capacity 18.5 gal.