2022 Subaru Outback


The 2022 Subaru Outback can be classified as a station wagon or SUV. This vehicle has a lot to offer. It is a slightly larger vehicle than the Subaru Crosstrek, and it offers a more powerful engine than the Subaru Forester. Those things and more make the Outback a great vehicle coming from Subaru.

The Subaru Outback is a great choice for many people because it has a great combination of features. You get a capable performance and standard all-wheel drive in this vehicle, as well as a long list of standard safety technology features. The cabin of the Outback is spacious and comfortable, leaving plenty of room for passengers and cargo. There is a lot to love about this vehicle. However, to learn more about what it specifically offers you, check out the detailed analysis below. We will discuss the performance, exterior, interior, technology, and safety features below. Let us know if you have any questions about this vehicle.

Performance and Engine Options

The Subaru Outback offers you a great performance overall with power, fuel efficiency, all-wheel drive, and more. It is a capable SUV that provides you with a more powerful performance than some of your smaller Subaru vehicle options. You have two different engine options with this vehicle. Check them out below.

  • 2.5-liter four-cylinder - Your base engine in the 2022 Outback is a 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine that gives you 182-horsepower and 176 pound-feet of torque. 2.4-liter 
  • turbocharged four-cylinder - Your other engine option is a turbocharged one. This is a 2.4-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine that produces 260-horsepower and 277 pound-feet of torque.

These two engines are both paired with a continuously variable automatic transmission that helps to give you some good fuel efficiency. You also get all-wheel drive standard on your Subaru Outback.

When it comes to towing capacity, the 2022 Outback offers you up to 3,500 pounds of towing capacity when this vehicle is properly equipped. This is a good towing capacity for a vehicle this size.

This Subaru vehicle also offers you some off-road capabilities. New for 2022 is the Wilderness trim that offers you some off-road features like a raised suspension, all-terrain tires, and 17-inch wheels. With this trim level, you can get 9.5 inches of ground clearance.


The exterior of the 2022 Outback is strong. It has an adventurous and athletic look with a strong grille, LED lighting, and some great features. You have the option of 17-inch off-road wheels and all-terrain tires. You also have an available hands-free power liftgate to make loading your vehicle even easier.

You also get a great adventurous style with the Subaru Outback. This vehicle is ready to take on your next adventure with roof racks to store gear and 9.5 inches of ground clearance to take the path less traveled. When it comes to other exterior styles, this vehicle is available in many different colors. You can choose from exterior colors like Geyser Blue, Crystal Black Silica, Ice Silver Metallic, Abyss Blue Pearl, Autumn Green Metallic, and more.


Inside the 2022 Outback, you can find seating for five people in two rows of seating. The seating is comfortable and spacious with plenty of head and legroom. This vehicle has standard cloth upholstery, but you have the option to upgrade to leather upholstery. There are also optional features like heated front seats, heated rear seats, ventilated front seats, and a heated steering wheel.

When it comes to cargo space, the Subaru Outback is looking out for you. This vehicle gives you 32.5 cubic feet of cargo space behind the rear seats, and you can get up to 75.7 cubic feet of cargo space with those rear seats folded down.

As you can see, there are a lot of great interior features found in this vehicle. The exact features you get depend on the specific trim level you choose. The 2022 Outback is available in eight different trim levels, including the new Wilderness trim which is the off-road trim. The base trim is called the Base, but it still has plenty of great safety and technology features. The Premium trim offers you features like a larger touchscreen, a navigation system, and heated seats. If you want the turbocharged engine, you will want to choose the Wilderness or XT trims. If you have any questions about which model is right for you, you can reach out to us at Granite Subaru.


Next, let's check out some of the interior technology features in this vehicle. This vehicle has intuitive features to help keep you connected like an infotainment system, smartphone connectivity, and more. Check out some of the main technology features below.

  • Touchscreen Infotainment System - The standard infotainment system in the Subaru Outback features two 7-inch touchscreen displays. However, there is an 11.6-inch touchscreen available. This infotainment system is easy to use and intuitive. 
  • Apple CarPlay and Android Auto - You also have Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility in this vehicle. This means you can connect your smartphone to your vehicle so that you can have access to your apps, music, and more through your vehicle. This means you can keep your eyes on the road and still stay connected. 
  • Bluetooth - There is also Bluetooth capability in your 2022 Outback. This Bluetooth allows you to make calls hands-free so that you can keep your hands on the wheel and still stay in touch with your friends and loved ones. 
  • USB Ports - There are also several USB ports found in your Outback to charge devices and make sure your passengers don't run out of entertainment on the drive. 
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot - The 2022 Outback can also feature a Wi-Fi hotspot. This can help you stay connected no matter where you are. Having a Wi-Fi hotspot can also help you use your vehicle as a mobile office. 
  • Harman Kardon Audio System - You can also find a premium 12-speaker Harman Kardon stereo to give you a better listening experience. Whether you are listening to your favorite music or your favorite podcast, you can get a superior listening experience with this system.

Those are some of the main technology features found in this vehicle, but it also has features like a push-button start, keyless entry, and more. There are also some great safety technology that can be found in the 2022 Subaru Outback. Check out those technology features below.


The Subaru Outback is built well and has good safety ratings overall. It also provides you with some great safety technology standards. This vehicle is always getting updated to get safer for you. For example, in the 2021 model year, a rear seat reminder and adaptive headlights became standard safety features. The other standard safety features in this vehicle include a rearview camera, forward collision warning, lane keep assist, lane departure warning, adaptive cruise control, automatic emergency braking, and a head-up display.

  • Automatic Emergency Braking - With sensors and cameras, this safety feature detects potential front-end collisions. If it detects an imminent collision, it can apply the brakes for you to lessen the impact of the collision or avoid the collision altogether. 
  • Lane Keep Assist - It can be easy to accidentally drift out of your lane, but it can also be very dangerous for yourself and others. The lane keep assist feature will make minor steering corrections if it feels you are drifting out of your lane so that it keeps you in the right lane. 
  • Rearview Camera - You can help yourself see better with the rearview camera. This system shows you what is behind your vehicle when you are moving in reverse so that you can avoid potential obstacles when you are driving.

There are also some additional available safety features. These features are available on your higher trim levels, and they include rear collision warning, blind spot monitoring, rear cross traffic alert, a front-view camera system, and driver drowsiness monitoring.

As you can see, there are a lot of great features found on the 2022 Subaru Outback. This is a versatile vehicle, offering you plenty of technology features, capability, safety features, and even cargo space. The Outback can help you take on daily driving, as well as your next adventure trip. If you have any questions about this vehicle or what it can offer you, you can reach out to us at Granite Subaru. We are happy to help you find the vehicle that fits best with your lifestyle.