2020 Subaru Outback Trims: How Do They Compare?

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Is your dream machine a spacious and capable SUV made for life's adventures? Then the all-new Outback is the vehicle you need! However, what amenities and features do you require for your daily drive to be comfortable? This guide aims to clarify 2020 Subaru Outback trim levels and features to make the research process simpler.

McLaughlin Subaru has all-new Outbacks in our inventory in Moline, IL. Once you've picked out a favored model, match it with a monthly lease deal. Reach out to one of our representatives if you'd like more information by calling us at (866) 960-7363 or using our contact form.


Starting at$26,645 MSRP
2020 Subaru Outback Base Model - Blue

Built to last, the 2020 Subaru Outback base model provides the essentials for your daily commute or errand runs. 2020 Outback features include:

  • 17-in. aluminum alloy black machine finish wheels
  • Black folding side mirrors
  • 6-way manual driver seat
  • Cloth upholstery
  • Automatic climate control with voice activated controls
  • STARLINK® Dual 7-in. Multimedia
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Starting at$28,895 MSRP
2020 Subaru Outback Premium - Black

This 2020 Subaru SUV kicks the comfort and technology options up several notches, making it truly a Premium model. The 2020 Outback Premium includes Outback features, plus:

  • LED fog lights
  • Body-color folding side mirrors with integrated turn signals
  • 10-way power driver's seat
  • Available heated front seats
  • Leather-wrapped steering wheel and shift knob
  • Dual rear seat USB charging ports
  • Retractable cargo cover
  • Dual-zone climate control
  • STARLINK® 11.6-in. Multimedia Plus
  • 6 speakers
  • STARLINK® Safety and Security
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Starting at$33,445 MSRP
2020 Subaru Outback Limited - Brown

If plush conveniences and increased safety systems are what you're interested in, the 2020 Subaru Outback Limited may fit the bill. The 2020 Limited includes Premium features, plus:

  • 18-in. aluminum alloy black with machine finish wheels
  • 8-way power front passenger seat
  • Dual position driver's seat memory
  • Available heated rear outboard seats
  • Leather-trimmed upholstery
  • Keyless access with push-button start and PIN-code access
  • Hands-free power rear gate
  • Auto-dimming rear view compass mirror with HomeLink®
  • Auto-up/down windows in all positions with anti-pinch protection
  • Harman Kardon® premium audio system with 12 speakers
  • Blind-spot detection with lane change assist and rear cross traffic alert
  • Reverse automatic braking
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Starting at$37,345 MSRP
2020 Subaru Outback Touring - Green

Luxe accommodations shall be yours if you choose a 2020 Outback Touring. This trim features various seasonal and safety innovations, builds upon what the Limited trim provides, and includes:

  • Satin chrome finish power-folding side mirrors with integrated turn signals
  • Power tilt/sliding glass moonroof
  • Ventilated front seats
  • Heated steering wheel
  • Nappa leather-trimmed upholstery
  • STARLINK® Multimedia Navigation
  • DriverFocus™ Distraction Mitigation System
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Onyx Edition XT

Starting at$34,895 MSRP
2020 Subaru Outback Onyx Edition XT - Silver

Start your unexpected journey with a bang thanks to this highly capable midsize SUV. The XT Outback models feature a 2.4L I4 engine with increased output, making them the perfect option for people who need more out of their driving experience. The 2020 Outback Onyx Edition XT includes some Touring features, plus:

  • Crystal black silica finish folding side mirrors with integrated turn signals
  • StarTex™ water-repellent upholstery
  • STARLINK® Multimedia Plus
  • Keyless access with push-button start
  • Hands-free power rear gate
  • Dual-function X-MODE with hill descent control
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Limited XT

Starting at$37,745 MSRP
2020 Subaru Outback Limited XT - Red

Feel the power when you press the gas when you select the 2020 Outback Limited XT. This trim includes a variety of downright awe-inspiring key features, such as:

  • Power tilt/sliding moonroof
  • Leather-trimmed upholstery
  • Heated steering wheel
  • DriverFocus™ Distraction Mitigation System
  • STARLINK® Multimedia Navigation
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Touring XT

Starting at$39,695 MSRP
2020 Subaru Outback Touring XT - Brown

Tour life in style with the 2020 Outback Touring XT! Not only does this trim level deliver a boost in performance specs, but includes other premier key features as well, which are viewable in the following list.

  • Ventilated front seats
  • Nappa leather-trimmed upholstery
  • DriverFocus™ Distraction Mitigation System
  • Power folding mirrors
  • 180-degree front-view monitor
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Key Features to Consider When Choosing a Trim Level

There are a variety of contributing factors to consider when deciding which 2020 Outback would best suit you and your family's lifestyle. These include: engine performance, interior amenities, technology, exterior design, and safety features.

Engine Options

The all-new Subaru Outback gives you the choice of two engines, depending on which trim you select. If you pick any one of the three Outback XT trims, expect to receive the 2.4L SUBARU BOXER® I4, a powerful performer. For all other trims, the trustworthy 2.5L SUBARU BOXER® engine will get the job done.




182 HP


260 HP

176 lb.-ft.


277 lb.-ft. 


MPG (city/hwy)


Outback, Premium, Limited, & Touring

Trim Availability

Onyx Edition XT, Limited XT, & Touring XT

Interior Design & Comfort

With seating for five, the all-new Outback is a fully functional and cozy vehicle for the average family. This SUV has a choice of cloth or leather-trimmed upholstery, depending on which trim you select. For storage options, you have up to 32.5 cu.-ft. of space in the trunk and 75.7 cu.-ft. when the reclining 60/40 split flat folding seats are utilized. To give the Outback added driveability, transmission paddle shifters are standard on all trims.


Remaining connected to loved ones and the news is vitally important to many vehicle owners, and that's why STARLINK® Multimedia is installed on all levels of the 2020 Outback. Ranging in size from 7-in. to 11.6-in., depending on the trim, this infotainment system is certain to exceed your expectations. Additionally, all Outback trims contain dual front seat USB input ports, perfect for charging your smart devices.


The 2020 Outback exterior design is dashing and practical. With roof rails that add both presence and utility, you can add a luggage carrier with ease. Two-speed windshield wipers and a rear window wiper ensure that your SUV will still remain drivable in snow or rain. And body color door handles give the whole vehicle a polished look.


The Subaru Outback contains a long and varied list of safety systems certain to keep your loved ones and their gear secure. One of the most impressive safety features offered by Subaru is EyeSight® Driver Assist Technology. This system keeps track of traffic, improves cruise control, and alerts you to lane departure. In addition, the all-new Outback includes the following features:

  • High beam assist for headlights
  • Advanced adaptive cruise control
  • Subaru Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive
  • X-MODE®
  • Hill descent control
  • Vehicle dynamics control
  • Traction control system
  • Active torque vectoring
  • Electronic parking brake
  • Auto-on/off wiper-linked LED headlights
  • Brake override system
  • LED daytime running lights
  • Rear vision camera
  • Whiplash-reducing front seats with height and tilt-adjustable head restraints
  • Keyless entry system
  • Anti-theft security system
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