2018 Subaru Crosstrek vs. 2018 Subaru Outback: Worth the Upgrade?

2018 Outback vs. 2018 Crosstrek
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Crosstrek vs. Outback: Which Subaru Crossover Is Right for You?

The Outback is Subaru’s best-selling vehicle, but its Crosstrek is no slouch, steadily gaining market share and outselling most of the company’s other cars for the last few years. Both vehicles are capable family haulers that come standard with all-wheel drive, making them popular in regions of the U.S. with snowy winters.

For the 2018 model year, the Crosstrek has been completely redesigned, while the Outback has received minor interior and exterior styling upgrades.

This slideshow will help you determine whether the 2018 Subaru Outback or 2018 Subaru Crosstrek is the better car overall based on U.S. News scoring in individual categories. You may notice slight score variations in these categories versus U.S. News reviews. Each category’s score is constantly updated as new expert reviews and data become available.

Read on to find out which of these cars is best, and if the Outback is worth the upgrade.

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