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5 reasons why US News ranks 2015 Subaru Outback "Best Wagon" in 2015

The 2015 Subaru Outback has been awarded the “2015 Best Wagon for the Money” by US News and World Report. They tout 5 things that set it apart.

According to US News and World Report, there are 5 reasons why the 2015 Subaru Outback is the best wagon in its class for 2015. They have given the new generation wagon the “2015 Best Wagon for the Money” award this year. US News says the new SUV-alternative wagon is the best wagon out there for families. The new Outback tops the list of eight competitors to get the award.

The US News honor is bestowed to the car by combining the average price paid from TrueCar, Inc. and the five-year total cost of ownership data from Vincentric, LLC with their rankings data. They take into account the opinions of the automotive press about a car's performance, interior features and interior comfort, along with reliability and safety ratings.

2015 Outback gets complete redesign

The 2015 Outback wagon received a complete remodel for the 2015 model year and has been highly praised by the automotive press. US News says, “Automotive experts agree that the redesigned 2015 Subaru Outback is a one-of-a-kind vehicle with generous passenger and cargo space, as well as superb all-wheel drive traction.”

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US News and World Report rankings

The 2015 Subaru Outback ranks number one out of eight 2015 wagons. All the wagons that made the list are 2015 models. Number one is the 2015 Subaru Outback followed by the competitors in order of ranking: Volvo V60, Audi Allroad, Toyota Prius V, Ford C-Max Hybrid, Volvo XC70, Ford C-Max Energi and Honda Crosstour.

US News touts 5 things that set it apart

US News says the new generation 2015 Subaru Outback had the best combination of positive reviews and long-term ownership costs in its class and said, “The Subaru Outback is our 2015 Best Wagon for the Money.” They went on to say that Outback isn't just a great value, but the wagon also has excellent safety and reliability ratings, improved interior space and family-friendly features.

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