Subaru has announced pricing and specs for the 2018 Outback, with UK buyers now able to purchase an SE spec model for £29,995, while the better-equipped SE Premium starts from £33,010.
Changes to the 2018 Outback include the redesigned grille, bumper door mirrors and headlights, a new front view camera, Steering Responsive Headlights and the inclusion of Lane Keep Assist (40 mph / 64 kmh or above) to the EyeSight driver assistance safety technology suite.
The previously mentioned tech suite also holds Adaptive Cruise Control, Lead Vehicle Start Alert, Lane Sway and Departure Warning, Lane Keep Assist, Pre-collision Braking System and Pre-collision Throttle Management.
There’s also an additional side view camera mounted at the base of the passenger door mirror. It works by helping drivers navigate for easily through narrow spaces.
Inside, there are new decorative gloss black panels and silver surrounds, and a larger touchscreen display (from 7 to 8-inches) for the SE Premium models. The entry-level SE trim makes do with an updated 6.5-inch touchscreen and fabric seating trim with heated front seats.
Powering the 2018 Subaru Outback is a 2.5-liter naturally aspirated petrol unit, producing 175 PS and 235 Nm (173 lb-ft) of torque, while returning 38.7 mpg (7.3 l/100km) on a combined cycle and emitting 166g/km of CO2.
Altogether, pricing for the 2018 Outback is the same as it was for the outgoing model.