For 2022, eight configurations of the Subaru Outback station wagon are available: Outback, Premium, Limited, Touring, Onyx Edition XT, Wilderness, Limited XT, and Touring XT.
The base model, Premium, Limited, and Touring all make use of the same naturally-aspirated 2.5-liter four-pot engine delivering 182 hp and 176 lb-ft. The remaining trims enjoy the extra power provided by the turbocharged 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine (260 hp and 277 lb-ft).
The base model features single-zone climate control, dual front USB ports, manually adjustable front seats, and a seven-inch infotainment display with Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, SiriusXM radio, four speakers, and Bluetooth streaming. Active driver safety features include adaptive cruise control, lane departure warning, pre-collision braking, lane keep assist, and high beam assist.
The Premium trim adds a ten-way power-adjustable driver’s seat, heated front seats. dual rear USB ports, a leather steering wheel, dual-zone automatic climate control, 4G LTE Wi-Fi, and an 11.6-inch infotainment display with six speakers.
Going for the Limited will bag leather upholstery with an eight-way power-adjustable passenger seat, heated rear seats, two-position driver seat memory, keyless access with push-button start, a hands-free liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, and safety features such as blind-spot detection, lane change assist, rear cross-traffic assist, and reverse automatic braking. The Limited includes a 12-speaker Harman Kardon sound system. The Limited XT adds a standard power moonroof, heated steering wheel, navigation, and driver attention warning.
Touring and Touring XT models include the power moonroof, ventilated front seats, Nappa leather upholstery, and a heated steering wheel. Added driver assistance features include a DriverFocus distraction mitigation system and a 180-degree front-view monitor.
The Onyx Edition XT is based on the Premium but gets the turbocharged engine black 18-inch alloy wheels, black mirror caps, and StarTex water-repellent upholstery. It also benefits from the 18-degree front camera and a hands-free liftgate.
New for 2022, the Wilderness trim builds on this spec with off-road-focused suspension, a raised ride height, 17-inch alloys with Yokohama GEOLANDAR all-terrain tires, underbody bashplates, reconfigured gearing, and unique styling elements.