2019 Toyota 4Runner vs 2019 Subaru Outback

Choosing the right SUV is a big decision for many car buyers. Researching the differences between SUVs would take a long time with so many choices out there. So, we are making that search a little bit easier for you. Here, we will be comparing the 2019 Toyota 4Runner to the 2019 Subaru Outback. For comparison purposes, we are using information gathered based on the SR5 trim for the Toyota 4Runner and the 2.5i trim for the Subaru Outback.

To discuss some similar features, both these vehicles can seat five people. The bumper to bumper and powertrain warranties are the same. The bumper to bumper warranty is 36 mo/36,000 mi and the powertrain is 60 mo/60,000 mi.

Red 2019 Toyota 4Runner on left side VS a Green 2019 Subaru Outback on the right side

2019 Toyota 4Runner


2019 Subaru Outback

4.0-Liter, 270-hp Engine 2.5-Liter, 175-hp
278 lb-ft Torque 174 lb-ft
5,000 lbs Max Trailer Weight 2,700 lbs
89.7 cu.ft. Max Interior Cargo Volume 73.3 cu.ft.
5 people Seating Capacity 5 people

Advantages of the 2019 Toyota 4Runner

Both the Toyota 4Runner and Subaru Outback are strong candidates for a great SUV, but there are differences that are worth noting. For instance, the engine power of the 4Runner is much more powerful. The Toyota 4Runner runs at 270 horsepower and 278 pound-feet of torque. Comparing this to the Outback’s 175 horsepower and 174 pound-feet of torque, this is a huge difference.

If you are looking to haul a trailer for a trip, then the Toyota 4Runner will be a great choice. It can haul up to 5,000 pounds of trailer weight as you plan a move or road trip. Along with that, the 4Runner gives 89.7 cubic feet of room for you to store belongings. The Outback only has 73.3 cubic feet of room to work with.

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