The new 2015 Subaru Outback is built for a new generation of adventure seekers who want to get off the beaten path and away from civilization. It’s what characterizes the brand and sets it apart from the other automakers. Subaru has spent decades building a unique market niche of attracting buyers who lead active lifestyles. Subaru has always been about doing things a little different and the new-generation Outback crossover epitomizes what Subaru does best. They build multi-purpose vehicles that get used on the weekends for more than grocery hauling. Their multi-use vehicles like the 2015 Outback will be used for back country adventures where other crossovers just can’t go.
What sets 2015 Outback apart?
The 2015 Subaru Outback is built for adventures seekers and the new crossover comes with 8.7 inches of ground clearance and the highly respected Subaru Symmetrical all-whee-drive system that will go just about anywhere you want to go. It now comes with X-Mode with Hill Decent Control, and gets up to 33 mpg. These three features are new or refined for the 2015 model year Outback. Here’s a closer look.
A refined version of Symmetrical AWD
For 2015, Outback features a refined version of the Active Torque Split version of Symmetrical AWD. The system’s electronically managed continuously variable transfer clutch controls torque distribution in response to driving conditions and wheel slippage. As the driver accelerates through turns and curves, Active Torque Split AWD optimizes traction and steering response, particularly when the road surface is snowy or slick.
2015 Outback gets X-Mode
All 2015 Outback models now come equipped as standard with the X-Mode system, which debuted on the new-generation 2014 Forester. When engaged by a switch on the console, X-Mode optimizes engine output and CVT ratio position, increases Active All-Wheel Drive engagement and uses enhanced control logic for the Vehicle Dynamics Control (VDC) system to reduce individual wheel spin.
Outback gets improved fuel-efficiency
Outback gets higher fuel-efficiency than the old model it replaces. All 2015 Outbacks come with the new Lineartronic CVT (continuously variable transmission), which is instrumental in the Outback’s significantly improved fuel economy. Manufacturer-estimated ratings of 25 mpg city / 33 mpg highway / 28 mpg combined are up from 24/30/26 in the outgoing model. These figures place the 2015 Outback 2.5i at the top of the midsize crossover class, bettering front-wheel drive versions of some competitive crossovers.
Below you can take a guided tour and check out the all-new 2015 Subaru Outback and take an in-depth look at the design features, exterior and interior color and trim options with their new online brochure here.
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