The base 2.5i comes nicely equipped with 17-inch wheels, roof rails with crossbars, paddle shifters, a rearview camera, an off-road mode dubbed "x-mode," an active grille shutter to help improve fuel economy, a 6.5-inch high-resolution touchscreen and a 4-speaker AM/FM/CD player with auxiliary input and USB jacks, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto and Bluetooth streaming.
The 2.5i Premium trim offers significantly more amenities, including a 10-way power adjustable driver's seat, dual-zone automatic temperature control, heated front seats and heated mirrors, fog lights, a leather-wrapped steering wheel and an 8-inch touchscreen, incorporating SMS text messaging capabilities and a vehicle information display. The 2.5i Premium also allows for some additional options such as a power moonroof and power liftgate.
The Limited trim (2.5i and 3.9R) includes a 12-speaker Harman/Kardon sound system, leather seating surfaces, power passenger seat, rear air vents, blind spot detection, integrated turn signals in the mirrors, wood accents around the interior and a power rear liftgate.
The top of the line Touring trim (2.5i and 3.9R) benefits from moderate exterior enhancements including a dark grey grill insert, 18-inch wheels with dark grey accents, low profile roof rails and a power moonroof. Inside, Touring models get Java Brown leather-trimmed seating surfaces with contrasting stitching, woodgrain interior accents, a heated steering wheel, GPS navigation and nicer materials around the dashboard.
Safety features across the Outback line include a rollover sensor for the side curtain airbags as well as front seat cushion airbags designed to keep occupants secure in the event of an accident. Subaru's EyeSight suite of driver assistance technology includes adaptive cruise control, lane keep assist, sway warning, pre-collision braking and pre-collision throttle management. Additionally, Subaru's Starlink infotainment system includes crash notification and stolen vehicle recovery assistance, adding an extra layer of security to the car.