2011 Subaru Outback

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2011 Subaru Outback
2011 Subaru Outback
In the 90's when the SUV market was expanding at an amazing rate. Subaru decided that many customers liked the elevated driving position and tough guy styling of the SUV barges of the day, but that they wouldn't want to share the bouncy ride or the prodigious fuel consumption of the large SUVs. When it debuted, the Outback, which was labeled a sport utility wagon, was about the only vehicle in its class and started selling strongly right away. It was based on the Legacy, but with a raised platform for better outward visibility and ground clearance. In 2010, the Outback won the Motor Trend Sport Utility vehicle of the year and it remains the same for 2011. It's easy to think of the Outback as a SUV without all the drawbacks of an SUV. A large interior and lots of ground clearance, good on road manners and a strong ability off the road are what has made the legacy such a favorite.

Engines to power this 3700 SUV are a 2.5 liter four cylinder or a 3.6 liter 6 cylinder.
2012 Subaru XV Front Grill
Subaru today unveiled the production ready version of its all-new 2012 XV at the Frankfurt Motor Show. The XV (don’t dare call it an Outback Sport) will be Subaru’s Impreza-based compact crossover and is designed for those who enjoy what Subaru calls, “Urban Adventure.”
Subaru XV Teaser Frankfurt Motor Show
Subaru plans on unveiling a production-spec XV crossover this September at the Frankfurt Motor Show. That's good news for Europeans looking for a small CUV, but does it also signal the sign of a new Outback Sport for North America?
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Subaru’s fortunes in the United States have certainly been on the upswing over the past few years, but the company does feel it’s missing a certain something: a gasoline-electric hybrid vehicle. Luckily, the automaker seems to be readying a vehicle that will plug the perceived gap in its product portolio.
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Although Subaru launched all-new Legacy and Outback models for the 2010 model year, the automaker treated both cars to some subtle updates for 2011 -- and, accordingly, a modest price increase.

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Certified Pre Owned Price
$17,225

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$23,195

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2.5i AWD 4-Dr Wagon H4
22 MPG City | 29 MPG Hwy
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2011 Subaru Outback
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2.5i AWD 4-Dr Wagon H4
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2011 Subaru Outback
2011 Subaru Outback
2.5i AWD 4-Dr Wagon H4
170hp

2011 Subaru Outback Specifications

Quick Glance:
Engine
2.5L H4Engine
Fuel economy City:
19 MPG
Fuel economy Highway:
27 MPG
Horsepower:
170 hp @ 5600rpm
Torque:
170 ft lb of torque @ 4000rpm
  • Air Conditioning
  • Power Windows
  • Power Locks
  • Power Seats (optional)
  • Steering Wheel Tilt
  • Cruise Control
  • Sunroof (optional)
  • ABS
  • Stabilizer Front
  • Stabilizer RearABS
  • Electronic Traction Control
  • Electronic Stability Control
  • Locking Differential (optional)
  • Limited Slip Differential
  • Airbag Driver
  • Airbag Passenger
  • Airbag Side Front
  • Airbag Side Rear (optional)
  • Radio
  • CD Player
  • CD Changer (optional)
  • DVD (optional)
  • Navigation (optional)
Vehicle
36,000 miles / 36 months
Powertrain
60,000 miles / 60 months
Corrosion
Unlimited miles / 60 months
Roadside
36,000 miles / 36 months
Recall Date
12-31-1969:21:35:10
Component
VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER:MOTOR
Summary
SUBARU IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2010-2011 OUTBACK AND LEGACY VEHICLES MANUFACTURED FROM JANUARY 7, 2010, THROUGH MAY 20, 2011. COMPONENTS INSIDE THE WIPER MOTOR BOTTOM COVER MAY OVERHEAT.
Consequences
IF THE COMPONENTS OVERHEAT, THE WIPER MOTOR BOTTOM COVER MAY MELT AND POTENTIALLY CATCH FIRE.
Remedy
SUBARU WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE FRONT WIPER MOTOR BOTTOM COVER ASSEMBLY FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING NOVEMBER 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT SUBARU AT 1-800-782-2783.
Potential Units Affected
195,080
Notes
SUBARU OF AMERICA, INC.


Recall Date
12-31-1969:21:35:10
Component
VISIBILITY:SUN ROOF ASSEMBLY
Summary
SUBARU IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2011 OUTBACK AND LEGACY VEHICLES MANUFACTURED FROM AUGUST 3, 2010, THROUGH JULY 1, 2011. THE MOONROOF GLASS MAY COME LOOSE OR DETACH. THE AMOUNT AND POSITION OF THE ADHESIVE BETWEEN THE GLASS AND RETAINER WAS INADEQUATELY APPLIED.
Consequences
THE MOONROOF GLASS CAN LOOSEN AND DETACH FROM THE VEHICLE DURING DRIVING, RESULTING IN A POTENTIAL ROAD HAZARD FOR OTHER VEHICLES, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy
SUBARU WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE GLASS ADHESION CONDITION AND EITHER APPLY ADDITIONAL ADHESIVE OR REPLACE THE MOONROOF GLASS, FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING OCTOBER 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT SUBARU AT 1-800-782-2783.
Potential Units Affected
69,590
Notes
SUBARU OF AMERICA, INC.


Recall Date
12-31-1969:21:35:00
Component
POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION
Summary
SUBARU IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2010 AND 2011 OUTBACK AND LEGACY PASSENGER VEHICLES MANUFACTURED FROM APRIL 28 THROUGH JUNE 23, 2010. DUE TO A PROGRAMMING ERROR, A LUBRICATION HOLE WITHIN THE 6-SPEED MANUAL TRANSMISSION WAS OMITTED.
Consequences
IF THE TRANSMISSION GEARS ARE NOT PROPERLY LUBRICATED, A GROANING SOUND MAY BEGIN TO DEVELOP ALERTING THE DRIVER OF A PROBLEM. IF THE SOUND IS IGNORED AND NO ACTION IS TAKEN, THE GEARS WILL EVENTUALLY BREAK AND THIS CONDITION WILL LEAD TO VEHICLE POWER LOSS, POSSIBLY RESULTING IN A CRASH.
Remedy
SUBARU WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND DEALERS WILL REPAIR THE VEHICLES BY DRILLING AN OIL LUBRICATION HOLE AND, IF NECESSARY, REPLACE THE INTERNAL PARTS WITH NEW ONES FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON JULY 28, 2010. OWNERS MAY CONTACT SUBARU AT 1-800-782-2783.
Potential Units Affected
809
Notes
SUBARU OF AMERICA, INC.


Recall Date
12-31-1969:21:35:30
Component
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Summary
Subaru is recalling certain model year 2010-2012 Legacy and Outback vehicles equipped with an automatic or CVT transmission and an Audiovox remote engine starter (RES) accessory, certain model year 2012-2013 Impreza vehicles equipped with a CVT transmission and an Audiovox remote engine starter (RES) accessory, and certain model year 2013 XV Crosstrek vehicles equipped with a CVT transmission and an Audiovox remote engine starter (RES) accessory. Additionally included are certain model year 2013 Legacy and Outback vehicles that may have received replacement RES fobs. If the RES fob is dropped, the fob may malfunction and randomly transmit an engine start request without pressing the button.
Consequences
The engine may inadvertently start and run for up to fifteen minutes. The engine may continue to start and stop until the fob battery is depleted, or until the vehicle runs out of fuel. If the vehicle is parked in an enclosed area, there is a risk of carbon monoxide build-up which may cause headaches, dizziness or, in extreme cases, unconsciousness and/or asphyxiation.
Remedy
Subaru will notify owners, and dealers will replace the RES key fobs, free of charge. The recall began on April 22, 2013. Owners may contact Subaru at 1-800-782-2783 for more information.
Potential Units Affected
47,419
Notes
Subaru of America, Inc.


Recall Date
12-31-1969:21:35:30
Component
EQUIPMENT
Summary
Subaru is recalling certain model year 2010-2012 Legacy and Outback vehicles equipped with an automatic or CVT transmission and an Audiovox remote engine starter (RES) accessory, certain model year 2012-2013 Impreza vehicles equipped with a CVT transmission and an Audiovox remote engine starter (RES) accessory, and certain model year 2013 XV Crosstrek vehicles equipped with a CVT transmission and an Audiovox remote engine starter (RES) accessory. Additionally included are certain model year 2013 Legacy and Outback vehicles that may have received replacement RES fobs. If the RES fob is dropped, the fob may malfunction and randomly transmit an engine start request without pressing the button.
Consequences
The engine may inadvertently start and run for up to fifteen minutes. The engine may continue to start and stop until the fob battery is depleted, or until the vehicle runs out of fuel. If the vehicle is parked in an enclosed area, there is a risk of carbon monoxide build-up which may cause headaches, dizziness or, in extreme cases, unconsciousness and/or asphyxiation.
Remedy
Subaru will notify owners, and dealers will replace the RES key fobs, free of charge. The recall began on April 22, 2013. Owners may contact Subaru at 1-800-782-2783 for more information.
Potential Units Affected
47,419
Notes
Subaru of America, Inc.


Recall Date
12-31-1969:21:35:21
Component
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
Summary
Subaru is recalling certain model year 2010 and 2011 Legacy and Outback vehicles, certain model year 2006 through 2012 Tribeca vehicles sold before January 2012, and certain model year 2009 through 2012 Forester vehicles sold before January 2012. Up to 78,650 of these vehicles may have been equipped with accessory puddle lights that, when illuminated, brighten the area under the doors of the vehicle. A short circuit can develop when either the puddle light or connector are exposed to an electrolytic moisture source (such as road spray that has road salt in it) and it penetrates the circuit board of the puddle light or the pins of the puddle light connector(s).
Consequences
Over time, migration of the moisture into the circuit board and/or into the connector cavity, may result in a short circuit of the puddle light system. This may generate heat which may melt the plastic resulting in smoke or fire.
Remedy
Subaru will notify owners, and dealers will install an additional fused-harness, free of charge. The recall began February 19, 2013. Owners may contact Subaru at 1-800-782-2783 for more information.
Potential Units Affected
633,842
Notes
SUBARU OF AMERICA, INC.


NHTSA Rating Front Driver
4
NHTSA Rating Front Passenger
4
NHTSA Rating Front Side
5
NHTSA Rating Rear Side
4
NHTSA Rating Rollover
4
IIHS Front Moderate Overlap
Good
IIHS Overall Side Crash
Good
IIHS Best Pick
1
IIHS Rear Crash
Good
IIHS Roof Strength
Good
NHTSA Rating Overall
4

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5-Year Total Cost to Own For The 2011 Subaru Outback

Depreciation
25.2%
Loss in Value + Expenses
= 5 Year Cost to Own
Depreciation
$8,337
25.2%
Insurance
$5,420
16.4%
Fuel Cost
$11,291
34.1%
Financing
$1,952
5.9%
Maintenance
$3,564
10.8%
Repair Costs
$2,187
6.6%
State Fees
$353
1.1%
Five Year Cost of Ownership: $33,104 What's This?
Value Rating: Above Average