2023 Outback vs 2023 Crosstrek

2023 Subaru Outback vs. Subaru Crosstrek Near Council Bluffs, IA

If you want your choice of two premium vehicles that are both built with the Subaru stamp of approval, check out the 2023 Subaru Outback vs. Crosstrek comparison we’ve put together just for you.

The new Outback is a powerful, rugged AWD SUV that also provides smooth handling and elite performance, while the 2023 Subaru Crosstrek changes the game as a do-it-all crossover that blends off-road capabilities with a fuel-efficient Crosstrek engine that’s hard to resist.

Both all-wheel drive vehicles are in high demand at Baxter Subaru Omaha, so review our Crosstrek vs. Outback compare-and-contrast assessment, then visit our Subaru dealership near Council Bluffs for a test-drive!

A 2023 Outback driving on a dirt road near a mountain stream.

2023 Subaru Outback

Premium shown in Ice Silver Metallic with accessory equipment

2023 Subaru Crosstrek

2023 Subaru Crosstrek vs. 2023 Subaru Outback Specs

Council Bluffs Subaru shoppers who want a vehicle that’s adept, safe and equipped to handle the toughest conditions without a hitch can only choose right when they decide between the 2023 Subaru Crosstrek and Outback.

Opt for a new Crosstrek trim or 2023 Outback SUV to enjoy the benefits of the SUBARU BOXER® engine -- renowned among automotive critics and industry leaders. Enjoy more power underneath the hood of the Outback or reward yourself with fewer trips to the pump thanks to the excellent Crosstrek mpg ratings -- there’s even a Crosstrek Hybrid for sale nearby if you prefer.

Have your eye on a new Crosstrek Limited? Looking to finance a 2023 Outback Wilderness Edition? No matter the option you prefer, rest assured that standard Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive is in place to give you added confidence behind the wheel.

2023 Subaru Outback

  • Standard Engine: 2.5-liter SUBARU BOXER®
  • Standard Horsepower: 182
  • Highway MPG: 33
  • All-Wheel Drive: Standard Subaru Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive

2023 Subaru Crosstrek

  • Standard Engine: 2.0-liter SUBARU BOXER®
  • Standard Horsepower: 152
  • Highway MPG: 34
  • All-Wheel Drive: Standard Subaru Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive

How Much Bigger Is the Outback vs. Crosstrek?

The 2023 Subaru Outback is measured at 191.9 inches in total length, making it longer than the 2023 Subaru Crosstrek and its 176.5 inches. The Outback cargo capacity amounts to 75.6 cubic feet, while both Crosstrek and Outback models each offer more than 100 cubic feet of passenger volume.

Wondering about the standard ground clearance for each model? You’ll enjoy 8.7 inches of ground clearance, whether you buy a 2023 Crosstrek or new Subaru Outback in Omaha.

A front-facing view of the interior of the 2023 Outback.

2023 Subaru Outback

Limited interior shown in Gray Leather

2023 Subaru Crosstrek

2023 Subaru Outback

  • Body Style: Midsize SUV
  • Length (in.): 191.9
  • Cargo Volume (cu. ft.): 75.6
  • Passenger Volume (cu. ft.): 109
  • Ground Clearance (in.): 8.7

2023 Subaru Crosstrek

  • Body Style: Compact Crossover
  • Length (in.): 176.5
  • Cargo Volume (cu. ft.): 55.3
  • Passenger Volume (cu. ft.): 100.9
  • Ground Clearance (in.): 8.7

Subaru Outback & Subaru Crosstrek: Which Is Better for Me?

Contact Baxter Subaru Omaha to schedule a Crosstrek vs. Outback review. We’ll compare Outback vs. Crosstrek specs with you and go over the finer details of each vehicle. We’ll also listen to your requirements for your next ride, so we can help pair you with the ultimate off-roader or family-friendly Subaru that’s best for you!

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