Compare 2022 Subaru Forester vs 2022 Subaru Outback

2022 Subaru Forester vs 2022 Subaru Outback
2022 Subaru Forester 2022 Subaru Outback


2.5L 4-Cylinder 2.5L 4-Cylinder


182 hp 182 hp

  MPG (City/Highway)

26/33 * 26/33 *

  Max Ground Clearance

9.2 inches 9.5 inches

  Max Towing Capacity

3,000 lbs ** 3,500 lbs **

2022 Subaru Forester vs 2022 Subaru Outback

Serving Fairfax, VA

Subaru is best known for their award-winning sport utility vehicles. Two of the top choices on their vehicle lineup right now are the 2022 Forester and 2022 Outback. These two crossover SUVs share many similarities, but there are still enough key differences that can sway your purchase decision.


The 2022 Subaru Forester and Outback share the same 2.5-liter four-cylinder gasoline engine. This engine will deliver up to 182 horsepower and 176 ft-lbs of torque. In addition to this impressive power, you can also expect to get solid fuel efficiency when driving one of these crossovers from Subaru. Both vehicles can drive approximately 26 miles in the city and 33 miles on the highway on a single gas tank. Due to its slightly larger frame, you can tow 1,200 more pounds with the Outback than the Forester.


While you will fall in love with the appearance of the new Forester and Outback, there are subtle differences that help each SUV stand out. The Forester is roughly nine inches shorter in length and two inches taller than the Outback. You will find a camel interior and steel wheels on the 2022 Subaru Forester. The 2022 Outback comes equipped with a slate black interior and aluminum wheels. You will have a few extra exterior paint colors to choose from when buying the new Outback.


These crossover sport utility vehicles share many of the same features because the same company manufactures them. The most impressive feature is Subaru's Eyesight driver assist technology. This system monitors your speed and the surrounding traffic at all times to ensure you stay safe on the road. An advanced multimedia system, roof rack, and flexible cargo space are a few of the other great features on the 2022 Subaru Forester and 2022 Subaru Outback.

You will have a hard time picking between these two great vehicles without seeing them in person. Call us today to schedule a visit to the dealership. We will answer all of your questions and let you test drive the new 2022 Subaru Forester and Outback.

* EPA-estimated fuel economy. Actual mileage may vary.
** Certain limitations apply. See Owner's Manual for details.