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2022 Buick Envision vs. 2022 Subaru Outback Review

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2022 Buick
Envision

MSRP*: $31,500 to $41,650
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2022 Subaru
Outback

MSRP*: $26,945 to $39,945
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Invoice* $30,337 to $40,259 $25,325 to $37,240
MPG - City 22 - 24 MPG 22 - 26 MPG
MPG - Hwy 29 - 31 MPG 26 - 33 MPG
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 52.7 ft3 75.7 ft3
Engine 228-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel) 182-hp, 2.5-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel), 260-hp, 2.4-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
Transmission 9-Speed A/T Continuously Variable
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Horsepower 228 hp 182 - 260 hp
Towing Capacity Info not available 2,700 - 3,500 lbs
Exterior Length 182.5 in 191.3 in
Exterior Width 74.1 in 73.0 - 74.6 in
Leg Room Front 40.4 in
Rear 39.3 in
Front 42.8 in
Rear 39.5 in
Head Room Front 39.6 in
Rear 38.9 in
Front 37.7 - 40.1 in
Rear 39.1 in
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Comfort
The Buick Envision offers rear passengers about the same room to stretch out as the Subaru Outback, with comparable head- and legroom. The Subaru Outback will be a hit with tall drivers and their front seat passengers, since it has greater front head- and legroom than the Buick Envision.

Convenience
The Subaru Outback requires fewer stops at the gas station than the Buick Envision, 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 Buick Envision 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 Buick Envision will cost more in terms of transportation costs than the Subaru Outback.

Dimensions
The Buick Envision is a little wider than the Subaru Outback, so getting in and out of the car in a crowded parking lot may be a little more of a squeeze. The Buick Envision is slightly shorter than the Subaru Outback, which may make it easier to park.

Handling
The Buick Envision has a larger turning radius than the Subaru Outback, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
The Buick Envision has a little less horsepower than the Subaru Outback.

Powertrain
Due to its much higher torque, the Buick Envision does a much better job of transmitting its engine's horsepower to its wheels than the Subaru Outback.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Buick Envision and the Subaru Outback. The Buick Envision has significantly less cargo capacity than the Subaru Outback.

Warranty
The Buick Envision comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Subaru Outback.