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2014 Acura TSX vs. 2015 Subaru Outback Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Subaru Outback than the Acura TSX, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Subaru Outback will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Acura TSX.

Convenience
The Subaru Outback requires fewer visits to the gas station than the Acura TSX, making it more convenient to drive.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). The Acura TSX is somewhat more expensive than the Subaru Outback. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Acura TSX will cost more in transportation costs than the Subaru Outback.

Dimensions
The Acura TSX is about the same width as the Subaru Outback. When looking at overall length, the Acura TSX takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Subaru Outback.

Drivetrain
With similar torque, the Acura TSX and the Subaru Outback do an equal job of transmitting their engine's power to their wheels.

Handling
The Acura TSX has about the same turning radius as the Subaru Outback, allowing equal maneuverability in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Acura TSX is somewhat more powerful than the Subaru Outback.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Acura TSX and the Subaru Outback. The Acura TSX has less cargo capacity than the Subaru Outback, which is okay if you don't need to move a lot in one trip.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Acura TSX than that of the Subaru Outback.


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2014 Acura
TSX

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MSRP*: $31,985

2015 Subaru
Outback

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MSRP*: $24,895 - $32,995
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Low APR Loan: -- As low as 1.90%
Lease Incentive: -- --
City MPG: 22 20 - 25
Highway MPG: 30 27 - 33
Engine(s): Inline-4 Horizontal
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Safety Rating: Front
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Safety Rating: Side
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Safety Rating: Rear
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Invoice*: $30,084 $23,407 - $30,860

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