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2019 Honda CR-V

2019 Honda CR-V

2019 Subaru Outback

2019 Subaru Outback

The 2019 Subaru Outback and the 2019 Honda CR-V are popular choices for Denver-area drivers. But when you compare the CR-V vs. Outback, you’ll find that the Honda offers more powerful performance and more cargo space with a more affordable sticker price. Check out our Honda CR-V vs. Subaru Outback comparison, then stop by our dealership in Boulder to test drive the CR-V today!

2019 Honda CR-V LX


2019 Subaru Outback
Starting at $24,450 MSRP*


Starting at $26,345 MSRP
184-hp 2.4L 4-cylinder

Base Engine

175-hp 2.5L 4-cylinder
26 mpg**

MPG City

25 mpg
32 mpg**

MPG Highway

32 mpg
75.8 cubic feet

Maximum Cargo Space

73.3 cubic feet
39.2 cubic feet

Cargo Space Behind Rear Seats

35.5 cubic feet

Subaru Outback vs. Honda CR-V: MSRP

The starting MSRP of the 2019 Honda CR-V is $24,350.* The 2019 Subaru Outback starts at $26,345 MSRP. That price difference of over $2,000 could be a game-changer for many drivers in and around Arvada.

Subaru Outback vs. Honda CR-V: MPG & Performance

Powerful and efficient performance is a must for anyone interested in a new compact SUV, and the Honda CR-V delivers just that. See how the CR-V and Outback compare in engine power and fuel economy ratings:

  • Engine: The Honda CR-V is powered by a 184-hp 2.4L 4-cylinder engine, while the Subaru Outback is equipped with a 175-hp 2.5L 4-cylinder engine.
  • Transmission & Drivetrain: A Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT) is standard on both the Subaru and Honda. The Outback also comes with standard all-wheel drive, which is an available option on the CR-V.
  • MPG Ratings: Fuel economy ratings are nearly identical, but the CR-V gets one mile per gallon more in the city. With its base engine and CVT, the CR-V LX earns 26 mpg city/32 mpg highway** vs. 25 mpg city/32 mpg highway from the Outback 2.5i.

Subaru Outback vs. Honda CR-V: Dimensions

When looking at the 2019 Subaru Outback and 2019 Honda CR-V dimensions, you’ll find that the Honda SUV offers 39.2 cubic feet of cargo space behind the rear seats, to the 35.5 cubic feet of the Subaru. With the rear seats folded down, the CR-V can provide a maximum cargo capacity of 75.8 cubic feet. You’ll get a maximum of 73.3 cubic feet of cargo space in the Outback with the rear seats folded. The extra cargo space in the CR-V will come in handy for carrying all the gear and supplies you need when heading out to one of the hiking trails near Boulder.

2019 Honda CR-V parked in snow

2019 Honda CR-V dashboard

2019 Honda CR-V climate control features

Test Drive a New CR-V at Fisher Honda in Boulder!

Compare the Honda CR-V vs Honda HR-V to find out which is better suited to your needs, and explore the available CR-V trim levels, then check out our CR-V lease specials to take advantage of our current offers. Once you’ve had a chance to explore our new CR-V inventory, please don’t hesitate to contact us to schedule a test drive.

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*MSRP excluding tax, license, registration, $1,095.00 destination charge and options. Dealers set own prices.

**Based on 2019 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your actual mileage will vary, depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions, battery pack age/condition (hybrid only) and other factors.

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