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2021 Ford Edge vs. 2022 Subaru Outback Review

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2021 Ford
Edge

MSRP*: $32,750 to $43,600
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2022 Subaru
Outback

MSRP*: $26,945 to $39,945
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Invoice* $31,767 to $41,856 $25,325 to $37,240
MPG - City 19 - 21 MPG 22 - 26 MPG
MPG - Hwy 25 - 29 MPG 26 - 33 MPG
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 73.4 ft3 75.7 ft3
Engine Inline-4, V-6 Horizontal
Transmission Auto Manual, Automatic Auto Manual
Drivetrain All-wheel, Front-wheel All-wheel
Horsepower 250 - 335 hp 182 - 260 hp
Towing Capacity 1,500 - 3,500 lbs 2,700 - 3,500 lbs
Exterior Length 188.8 in 191.3 in
Exterior Width 75.9 in 73.0 - 74.6 in
Leg Room Front 42.6 in
Rear 40.6 in
Front 42.8 in
Rear 39.5 in
Head Room Front 40.2 in
Rear 40.3 in
Front 37.7 - 40.1 in
Rear 39.1 in
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** ***** Info not available
Frontal Crash Rating** ***** Info not available
Side Crash Rating** ***** Info not available

**Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

*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
Rear passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Ford Edge than in the Subaru Outback. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between front seat comfort in the Ford Edge and the Subaru Outback.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Ford Edge as you will with the Subaru Outback, as they are both able to travel similar distances on a tank of gas.

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 Ford Edge 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 Ford Edge will cost more in terms of transportation costs than the Subaru Outback.

Dimensions
Since the Ford Edge is much wider than the Subaru Outback, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. When looking at overall length, the Ford Edge takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Subaru Outback.

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

Performance
In terms of towing capacity, the Subaru Outback is clearly the choice over the Ford Edge for pulling heavy loads. The Ford Edge has a little less horsepower than the Subaru Outback.

Powertrain
With similar torque, the Ford Edge and the Subaru Outback are about even in transmitting their respective horsepower to the wheels.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Ford Edge and the Subaru Outback. You'll be able to fit about the same amount of groceries in the Ford Edge as you will in the Subaru Outback.

Warranty
The Ford Edge comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Subaru Outback.