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Subaru Outback Sales Figures

Subaru Outback

Here you will find Canadian and U.S. sales figures for the Subaru Outback. The Subaru Outback is a mid-size SUV produced by Subaru. It is available in both traditional and Wilderness trims. It has been in production since 1994.

Subaru Outback Overview

The Subaru Outback is a crossover SUV manufactured by Subaru, offering a blend of car-like driving dynamics with SUV capability and utility. Known for its rugged design, standard all-wheel drive, and solid build quality, the Outback has become one of Subaru’s most popular models, especially among those who seek an adventurous, outdoor-oriented lifestyle.

One of the defining features of the Outback is Subaru’s Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive system, standard on all models, providing excellent traction in various driving conditions. With generous ground clearance and features like X-MODE, which optimizes traction and stability control for off-road conditions, the Outback is well-suited for light off-road adventures.

Subaru Outback Sales Data & Trends

The Subaru Outback represents a unique niche in the automotive market, bridging the gap between station wagons and SUVs. Its combination of car-like driving characteristics with off-road capabilities and SUV-like utility has made it a standout choice for those seeking a well-rounded, adventurous vehicle. The Outback’s focus on safety, technology, and value ensures its continued popularity in the competitive crossover segment. The Outback is a popular car for families and outdoor enthusiasts. It is also a popular car for those who need a car that can handle both on-road and light off-road driving.

Subaru Outback U.S Sales Data & Charts

U.S Monthly Sales

U.S Annual Sales

Year Sales Units
2010 93,148
2011 104,085
2012 120,264
2013 118,049
2014 138,790
2015 152,294
2016 182,898
2017 188,886
2018 178,854
2019 181,178
2020 153,290
2021 154,623
2022 147,262
2023 147,508

U.S Annual Growth

Subaru Outback Canada Sales Data & Charts

Canada Annual Sales

Year Sales Units
2012 7,049
2013 6,120
2014 8,688
2015 9,992
2016 11,255
2017 11,490
2018 10,954
2019 10,972
2020 12,556
2021 11,264
2022 5,838

Canada Annual Growth

Subaru Outback Generations

1st Generation (1994–1999)

Introduced in 1994 as a derivative of the Subaru Legacy wagon, the first-generation Outback featured raised suspension, protective body cladding, and an emphasis on off-road ability. It was marketed as the “world’s first sport-utility wagon.”

2nd Generation (2000–2004)

The second-generation Outback continued to build on the success of the original, with improved comfort, safety features, and engine options. This generation solidified the Outback’s position as a practical alternative to traditional SUVs.

3rd Generation (2005–2009)

With the third generation, the Outback grew in size and refinement. More advanced technology, better interior materials, and a broader range of options marked this evolution.

4th Generation (2010–2014)

The fourth-generation Outback offered sleeker styling, improved fuel efficiency, and more sophisticated all-wheel-drive systems. The model continued to appeal to those seeking a versatile and rugged vehicle.

5th Generation (2015–2019)

A comprehensive redesign characterized the fifth generation, with more interior space, updated technology, and a new focus on on-road comfort without sacrificing off-road capability.

6th Generation (2020–Present)

The latest generation of the Outback is built on Subaru’s Global Platform, offering improvements in safety, stability, and comfort. It introduced features like a large tablet-style infotainment screen and an available turbocharged engine.