Alternatives to the 2018 Subaru Outback

2018 Subaru Outback
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Cross-Shopping the Popular, Capable All-Wheel-Drive Wagon

The popularity of the wagon has waned from its halcyon days as the family truckster. And yet the Subaru Outback has held strong since 1994. The Outback’s standard all-wheel drive and utilitarian layout have made it a popular alternative to the SUV. But what are some alternatives to the alternative?

The wagon is starting to make a bit of a comeback, and there are even some utility-minded wagons in the same vein as the Outback. If you have owned an Outback for years and are considering buying something else, we’ve compiled a list of worthy options. The following wagons and SUVs match up competitively with many of the Outback’s strengths, and in some cases improve on the popular Subaru station wagon.

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