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2019 Subaru Outback Press Kit


SUBARU ANNOUNCES 2019 OUTBACK WITH EYESIGHT DRIVER ASSIST TECHNOLOGY NOW STANDARD ACROSS MODEL LINE
 


  • EyeSight® Driver Assist Technology now standard on all trim levels
  • New 6.5-inch Multimedia system standard on base model


Camden, N.J.  -  Subaru of America, Inc. today introduced the 2019 Outback model line now with EyeSight Driver Assist Technology as standard equipment. The updated Outback model line arrives at Subaru retailers this summer.

New for 2019, all Outbacks come standard with Subaru EyeSight Driver Assist Technology, which had previously been an option on most models. EyeSight includes Adaptive Cruise Control, Pre-Collision Braking and Throttle Management, Lane Departure Warning and Lane Keep Assist. The 2019 Outback 2.5i is available in base, Premium, Limited and Touring trims; the 6-cylinder Outback 3.6R is available in Limited and Touring trims.

The 2019 Outback also features interior enhancements for 2019. The 2.5i base model gains an overhead console shower light and dual front center console USB ports. A high-grade instrument panel combination meter with 5.0-inch LCD is now standard for all models. Outback 2.5i Premium, 2.5i Limited and 3.6R Limited models have a standard auto-dimming rear-view compass mirror with Homelink® featuring a thin-frame design.

The Outback 2.5i model is powered by a 175-hp 2.5-liter 4-cylinder SUBARU BOXER® engine teamed with a standard Lineartronic® CVT (Continuously Variable Transmission) with manual mode and paddle shift control switches. The 3.6R model features a 256-hp 3.6-liter 6-cylinder BOXER engine and a Lineartronic CVT.

Equipped with standard Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive, Active Torque Vectoring, 8.7-in. ground clearance, X-Mode, Hill Descent Control, Hill Holder and roof rails, the roomy Outback is a master of outdoors-oriented activities and everyday versatility.

The Outback 2.5i Premium adds the All-Weather Package (heated front seats, heated exterior mirrors and windshield wiper de-icer), dual- zone automatic climate control system, fog lights, 10-way power driver’s seat with power lumbar support, 3-spoke leather-wrapped steering wheel and dash panel with silver stitching, auto-up/auto-down front windows, overhead console shower light, illuminated front inner door pull handles and foldable body-color side mirrors.

The Outback Premium and Limited trims feature as standard the SUBARU STARLINK 8.0" Multimedia Plus system. STARLINK Connected Services are available as an opt-in feature on Premium and above.

Options available for the Premium include Blind Spot Detection with Lane Change Assist and Rear Cross Traffic Alert, Power Rear Gate, Power Moonroof, and the STARLINK 8.0-inch Multimedia with Navigation. The latter also features 12 Harman Kardon® speakers and a Harman Kardon 576-watt equivalent amplifier.

The Outback 2.5i Limited increases luxury with perforated leather-trimmed upholstery, power rear gate, heated rear seat backs and cushions, rear-seat air conditioner outlets, 4-way power front passenger seat, 18-inch alloy wheels, Keyless Access with Push-Button Start, fog lights, turn-signal side mirrors and woodgrain-pattern matte-finish interior accent trim. In addition to the options available for the Premium trim, the Limited also offers LED Steering Responsive Headlights.

The Outback 2.5i Touring is distinguished by low-profile roof rails in a silver finish along with lower body cladding accented by chrome Outback badging. A dark gray grille insert and 18-inch wheels with machined finish dark gray accents accentuate this model’s styling. LED Steering Responsive Headlights are also included.

The Outback Touring interior features exclusive Java Brown leather-trimmed seats, door panels and armrests with contrasting ivory stitching. The interior is trimmed with a unique woodgrain finish and piano-black switch panel accents. Standard amenities above the Limited trim include a heated steering wheel, auto-up/auto-down power windows on all four doors and the STARLINK 8.0-inch Multimedia with Navigation, including the Harman Kardon 12-speaker sound system.

Both the Outback Limited and Touring trims are also available as 3.6R models with the 256-hp 3.6-liter 6-cylinder BOXER engine.

SUBARU STARLINK Safety and Security systems offer two packages that are among the most affordable in the industry. The STARLINK Safety Plus package includes SOS Emergency Assistance, Enhanced Roadside Assistance, Automatic Collision Notification, Maintenance Notifications, Monthly Vehicle Health Report and Diagnostic Alerts. For even greater peace of mind, the STARLINK Safety Plus & Security Plus Package adds Stolen Vehicle Recovery Service, Vehicle Security Alarm Notification, Remote Lock/Unlock, Remote Horn and Lights and Remote Vehicle Locator.

The Outback is built at Subaru of Indiana Automotive (SIA) in Lafayette, IN.

 

About Subaru of America, Inc.
Subaru of America, Inc. (SOA) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Subaru Corporation of Japan. Headquartered at a zero-landfill office in Camden, N.J., the company markets and distributes Subaru vehicles, parts and accessories through a network of more than 630 retailers across the United States. All Subaru products are manufactured in zero-landfill production plants and Subaru of Indiana Automotive, Inc. is the only U.S. automobile production plant to be designated a backyard wildlife habitat by the National Wildlife Federation. SOA is guided by the Subaru Love Promise, which is the company’s vision to show love and respect to everyone, and to support its communities and customers nationwide. Over the past 20 years, SOA has donated more than $120 million to causes the Subaru family cares about, and its employees have logged more than 40,000 volunteer hours. As a company, Subaru believes it is important to do its part in making a positive impact in the world because it is the right thing to do.

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