2019 Honda CR-V copy

2019 Honda CR-V

2019 Subaru Outback copy

2019 Subaru Outback

2019 Honda CR-V vs. 2019 Subaru Outback

While the 2019 Subaru Outback does have its merits, when it comes to cargo space, price, and performance, it doesn’t come close to the 2019 Honda CR-V. Learn how the Outback stacks up against the CR-V today with the help of Apple Tree Honda.

2019 Honda CR-V


2019 Subaru Outback

$24,350 MSRP*


$26,345 MSRP
184 hp


175 hp
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

Subaru Outback vs. Honda CR-V: MSRP

The 2019 CR-V has a starting price of $24,350*, and the Outback comes in at $26,345. That’s a difference of over $2,000!

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

When comparing the CR-V to the Outback, you’ll notice the greater power output of the CR-V, along with its fuel economy ratings.

  • Engine: The Honda CR-V has a 184-hp 2.4L 4-cylinder engine. The Subaru Outback has a weaker 175-hp 2.5L 4-cylinder.
  • MPG Ratings: While fuel economy ratings are comparable, the CR-V does have an edge on the Outback with its city mpg rating. The base CR-V LX CVT engine earns 26 mpg city/32 mpg highway** vs. the Outback 5.5i’s 25 mpg city/32 mpg highway.
  • Transmission & Drivetrain: Both SUVs have a Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT), and all-wheel drive comes standard on the Outback, and is an available option for the CR-V.

Subaru Outback vs. Honda CR-V: Dimensions

While both the Outback and the CR-V do offer 60/40-split-folding rear seats, the Honda CR-V interior is more spacious. You’ll enjoy 39.2 cubic feet of cargo volume on the CR-V, while the Subaru Outback offers a smaller 35.5 cubic feet of space. At its maximum, the CR-V has 75.8 cubic feet of space, and the Outbackhas just 73.3 cubic feet at most.

Test Out a New CR-V at Apple Tree Honda in Fletcher!

Explore everything the new Honda CR-V has to offer you and your family at Apple Tree Honda. From performance features to interior space, you’ll quickly learn why the CR-V is a fan favorite around Fletcher. Check out our current CR-V lease offers and compare trim levels like the LX vs. EX, then contact our team to set up your CR-V test drive today!

*MSRP excluding tax, license, registration, 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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