New Subaru Outback designed to take on the world

With its outstanding safety features and powerful performance, the Subaru Outback inspires confidence both on and off road. Its spacious interior makes it the perfect family car. If you are heading off on a new adventure and looking for a prestigious car to get you there, finding a Subaru Outback for sale is a great choice.


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More about the Subaru Brand

Subaru is an internationally renowned car manufacturer which was founded in Japan. The name finds its roots in the Japanese word for the star constellation, Pleiades. It also means unite in Japanese. The company has its origins in Fuji Heavy Industries which used its expertise in aircraft technology to manufacture prestigious cars.


The first model to be manufactured was the Subaru 360. The company has a history that expands over more than 60 years in Japan. In 1992 Subaru Southern African was launched. Since then it has grown to include 18 dealerships. The company has its main office in Gauteng. One of the auto manufacturer’s latest releases is the Subaru Outback. To find out more, read our blog.

The 2016 Subaru Outback

With a 5-star ANCAP rating the Outback offers high levels of safety. Active safety features, such as blind spot detection, support the driver. Anther safety highlight of this model is lane change assist. Rear cross traffic alert plays a role in keeping the vehicle’s occupants safe.

Another reason to find a Subaru Outback for sale is its spacious interior. The key to its improved space is in its elevated estate vehicle body shape. The Subaru Outback offers plenty of legroom and headroom which increases the comfort levels of this vehicle. The increased cabin area makes running daily errands as well as longer road trips more enjoyable.

Not only does this Subaru for sale have plenty of room for passengers it also boasts an impressive cargo area. With a 512 litre boot these vehicles can accommodate your luggage and groceries easily. For sporting equipment or larger objects you can fold down the rear seats to extend the cargo area to 1801 litres.


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Pet owners will be delighted to discover that the loading sill makes it simple to take their animals along for the ride.

Off on an Adventure in the Outback

The Outback is designed to deal with a range of terrain and weather conditions. Its ground clearance of 213mm makes the Outback perfect for off-road adventures. Its smart built-in roof rails provide plenty of extra storage space. As well as roof rails the Outback is also equipped with cross bars. Swing them into position when necessary and leave them stored when they are not in use.


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The design of the Outback supports an active lifestyle. The Outback’s 18-inch alloy wheels contribute to its excellent capabilities both on and off road.

Interior Look and Cool Tech

The exclusivity of the Subaru Outback for sale is reflected in its full leather interior. While the leather interior exudes prestige it is also comfortable. The leather-wrapped steering wheel finishes off the Outback’s prestigious interior design. The multi-function steering wheel is equipped with a range of switches.

For the driver’s safety and convenience it is possible to adjust the audio settings and cruise control without removing your hands from the wheel. If that is not enough, the system also responds to voice commands. With a simple verbal instruction the driver can make a phone call or adjust the cabin temperature.

Selected Apple devices and Siri eyes free offer the driver a wider range of voice command actions. The upmarket entertainment system in the 2016 Outback model from Subaru also features a Harmon Kardon 12-speaker system.

Another advantage to finding a Subaru for sale is its convenience features. Key-less entry makes entering your vehicle easy. The dual-zone climate control keeps the cabin at a pleasant temperature regardless of the weather conditions.

The electric sunroof is a highlight of the Outback. With the roof down you can enjoy the freedom of exploring South Africa’s beautiful scenery.

Subaru Outback Performance

The Subaru Outback is available as a 2.5i-S model or a 3.6R-S model. The 2.5i-S costs R 539000 while the 3.6R-S is priced at R599000. For a comparison of the specifications of these two models take a look at the following table.

Specifications of the 2016 Subaru Outback

Outback 2.5i-SOutback 3.6R-S
Capacity (cc)24983630
Power Output (kW @ rpm)129 @ 5800191 @ 6000
Torque (Nm @ rpm)235 @ 4000350 @ 4400
Acceleration 0-100 kph (s)10.27.6
Fuel Consumption l/km6.3/1007.5/100
CO2 emissions g/km167230

Ready to go off on an adventure? Browse through the selection of stunning cars for sale on Auto Mart today and find your own Subaru Outback for sale!

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