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2022 Hyundai Tucson Hybrid vs. 2021 Subaru Outback Review

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2022 Hyundai
Tucson Hybrid

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2021 Subaru
Outback

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MSRP*
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$29,050 to $37,350
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$26,795 to $39,945
Invoice* $27,670 to $35,571 $25,187 to $37,240
MPG - City 37 - 38 23 - 26
MPG - Hwy 36 - 38 30 - 33
Engine(s) Inline-4 Horizontal
Seating Capacity 5 5
Basic Warranty 5 years/60,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** Not Tested *****
Frontal Crash Rating** Not Tested *****
Side Crash Rating** Not Tested *****

**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
The Hyundai Tucson Hybrid offers a bit more room for passengers in the back seat than the Subaru Outback. 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 Hyundai Tucson Hybrid.

Convenience
With the Subaru Outback, you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Hyundai Tucson Hybrid, due to its tank size and fuel economy.

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). When looking only at MSRP, the Hyundai Tucson Hybrid will have less of an impact on your bank account 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 Destination Charge for the Hyundai Tucson Hybrid is much higher than that for the Subaru Outback.

Dimensions
The Hyundai Tucson Hybrid is about the same width as the Subaru Outback. The Hyundai Tucson Hybrid is slightly shorter than the Subaru Outback, which may make it easier to park.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the Hyundai Tucson Hybrid transmits power to its wheels a bit more effectively than the Subaru Outback.

Handling
The Hyundai Tucson Hybrid 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 Hyundai Tucson Hybrid for pulling heavy loads. In terms of horsepower, it's a virtual tie between the Hyundai Tucson Hybrid and the Subaru Outback.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Hyundai Tucson Hybrid and the Subaru Outback. The Hyundai Tucson Hybrid has a roomier cargo area for putting your bags or other items than the Subaru Outback.

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