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2012 Subaru Outback Trim Levels & Specs

2012 Subaru Outback Specifications

Compare important 2012 Subaru Outback technical specifications like exterior dimensions, ground clearance, wheelbase, interior space volume, engine's power as measured by horsepower and torque output, weight of the vehicle, towing & payload capacity or gas tank size to know the estimated mpg.
Trims 2.5i 4dr All-wheel Drive Wagon, Engine: 2.5i Premium 4dr All-wheel Drive Wagon, Engine: 2.5i Limited 4dr All-wheel Drive Wagon, Engine: 3.6R 4dr All-wheel Drive Wagon, Engine: 3.6R Premium 4dr All-wheel Drive Wagon, Engine: 3.6R Limited 4dr All-wheel Drive Wagon, Engine:
Exterior length 188.20 188.20 188.20 188.20 188.20 188.20
Exterior body width 71.70 71.70 71.70 71.70 71.70 71.70
Exterior height 65.80 65.80 65.80 65.80 65.80 65.80
Horsepower 170 170 170 256 256 256
Torque 170 170 170 247 247 247
Fuel economy - city 19 19 22 18 18 18
Fuel economy - highway 27 27 29 25 25 25
0-60mph / 0-100kmh (s) 8.90 8.90 9.60 6.90 6.90 6.90
1/4 mile time 17.00 17.00 17.40 14.60 14.60 15.20
1/4 mile speed 81 81 79 89 89 89
Lateral acceleration (g) 0.80 0.80 0.80 0.80 0.80 0.80
Slalom speed 58 58 59 59 59 59
Bore-and-Stroke 3.92/3.11 " 3.92/3.11 " 3.92/3.11 " 3.62/3.58 " 3.62/3.58 " 3.62/3.58 "
Curb weight 3389.00 3402.00 3538.00 3597.00 3609.00 3631.00
Gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) 4585.00 4585.00 4585.00 4695.00 4695.00 4695.00
Maximum Trailer Weight 2700.00 2700.00 2700.00 3000.00 3000.00 3000.00
Wheelbase 107.90 107.90 107.90 107.90 107.90 107.90
Front track 61.00 61.00 61.00 61.00 61.00 61.00
Rear track 61.00 61.00 61.00 61.00 61.00 61.00
Turning radius 18.40 18.40 18.40 18.40 18.40 18.40
Ground clearance 9.00 9.00 9.00 9.00 9.00 9.00
Front legroom 43.00 43.00 43.00 43.00 43.00 43.00
Rear legroom 37.80 37.80 37.80 37.80 37.80 37.80
Front headroom 40.80 40.80 40.80 40.80 40.80 40.80
Rear headroom 39.30 39.30 39.30 39.30 39.30 39.30
Front hip room 54.50 54.50 54.50 54.50 54.50 54.50
Rear hip room 53.90 53.90 53.90 53.90 53.90 53.90
Front shoulder room 56.30 56.30 56.30 56.30 56.30 56.30
Rear shoulder room 56.10 56.10 56.10 56.10 56.10 56.10
Luggage volume 34.30 34.30 34.30 34.30 34.30 34.30
Luggage volume (max) 71.30 71.30 71.30 71.30 71.30 71.30
Passenger volume 105 105 105 105 105 105
Fuel tank 18.50 18.50 18.50 18.50 18.50 18.50
Drag coefficient 0.37 0.37 0.37 0.37 0.37 0.37
SAEJ1349 AUG2004 compliant N/A N/A 3761 N/A N/A N/A

2012 Subaru Outback Interior Features

One of the most notable features of the Outback, however, is its roomy interior. The 2012 Subaru Outback comes with a variety of specs on the inside. You can find out more about these features in the chart below.
Trims 2.5i 4dr All-wheel Drive Wagon, Engine: 2.5i Premium 4dr All-wheel Drive Wagon, Engine: 2.5i Limited 4dr All-wheel Drive Wagon, Engine: 3.6R 4dr All-wheel Drive Wagon, Engine: 3.6R Premium 4dr All-wheel Drive Wagon, Engine: 3.6R Limited 4dr All-wheel Drive Wagon, Engine:
12V DC power outlet 3 3 3 3 3 3
Seatback storage pockets 1 1 1 1 1 1
Cargo Net - Pet Guard 4179 4179 4179 4179 4179 4179
Air conditioning, front N/A N/A 2820 N/A N/A N/A
Air filter N/A N/A 2829 N/A N/A N/A
Underseat ducts N/A N/A 2831 N/A N/A N/A
Cargo concealed storage N/A N/A 2833 N/A N/A N/A
Cargo tie downs N/A N/A 2835 N/A N/A N/A
Clock N/A N/A 2837 N/A N/A N/A
Compass N/A N/A 2841 N/A N/A N/A
Cruise control N/A N/A 2844 N/A N/A N/A
Cupholders N/A N/A 2846 N/A N/A N/A
Gear shift knob trim N/A N/A 2867 N/A N/A N/A
Overhead console N/A N/A 2881 N/A N/A N/A
Floor console N/A N/A 2885 N/A N/A N/A
Floor mats N/A N/A 2889 N/A N/A N/A
Front windows N/A N/A 2894 N/A N/A N/A
Rear windows N/A N/A 2897 N/A N/A N/A
1-touch window up N/A N/A 2902 N/A N/A N/A
1-touch window down N/A N/A 2905 N/A N/A N/A
Programmable garage door opener N/A N/A 2908 N/A N/A N/A
Instrumentation N/A N/A 2910 N/A N/A N/A
Tachometer N/A N/A 2916 N/A N/A N/A
Trip computer N/A N/A 2918 N/A N/A N/A
Low fuel warning N/A N/A 2923 N/A N/A N/A
Exterior temperature display N/A N/A 2927 N/A N/A N/A
Lighting - glovebox N/A N/A 2929 N/A N/A N/A
Lighting - map lights N/A N/A 2930 N/A N/A N/A
Lighting - dome light N/A N/A 2934 N/A N/A N/A
Lighting - cargo light N/A N/A 2937 N/A N/A N/A
Illuminated vanity mirrors N/A N/A 2939 N/A N/A N/A
Rear window defogger N/A N/A 2942 N/A N/A N/A
Rear view mirror N/A N/A 2945 N/A N/A N/A
Mirrors - visor vanity mirrors N/A N/A 2947 N/A N/A N/A
Fuel door release N/A N/A 2950 N/A N/A N/A
Remote trunk release N/A N/A 2955 N/A N/A N/A
Tilt-Wheel adjustable steering column N/A N/A 2959 N/A N/A N/A
Steering wheel material N/A N/A 2972 N/A N/A N/A
Cargo net N/A N/A 3783 N/A N/A N/A
Ashtray N/A N/A 3785 N/A N/A N/A
Lighter elements N/A N/A 4010 N/A N/A N/A
Auxiliary visors N/A N/A 4016 N/A N/A N/A

2012 Subaru Outback Exterior Features

Would you like to grasp the idea which 2012 Subaru Outback trim level is better equipped with such little cool exterior features like fog lights, spoiler, mud flaps, sunroof, roof racks, running boards, etc? Check out the full list of these additional features below.
Trims 2.5i 4dr All-wheel Drive Wagon, Engine: 2.5i Premium 4dr All-wheel Drive Wagon, Engine: 2.5i Limited 4dr All-wheel Drive Wagon, Engine: 3.6R 4dr All-wheel Drive Wagon, Engine: 3.6R Premium 4dr All-wheel Drive Wagon, Engine: 3.6R Limited 4dr All-wheel Drive Wagon, Engine:
Door count 4 4 4 4 4 4
Front tires P215/70SR16.0 BSW AS P225/60TR17.0 BSW AS P225/60TR17.0 BSW AS P225/60TR17.0 BSW AS P225/60TR17.0 BSW AS P225/60TR17.0 BSW AS
Wheels 16" steel 17" silver aluminum 17" silver aluminum 17" machined aluminum 17" machined aluminum 17" machined aluminum
Sunroof N/A 1st row regular express open/close sliding and tilting glass 1st row regular express open/close sliding and tilting glass N/A 1st row regular express open/close sliding and tilting glass 1st row regular express open/close sliding and tilting glass
Antenna N/A N/A 3394 N/A N/A N/A
Body material N/A N/A 3406 N/A N/A N/A
Paint N/A N/A 3412 N/A N/A N/A
Grille trim N/A N/A 3443 N/A N/A N/A
Fog/driving lights N/A N/A 3445 N/A N/A N/A
Rear cargo door N/A N/A 3450 N/A N/A N/A
Tinted windows N/A N/A 3460 N/A N/A N/A
Rear window type N/A N/A 3462 N/A N/A N/A
Mirrors N/A N/A 3470 N/A N/A N/A
Heated door mirrors N/A N/A 3479 N/A N/A N/A
Spoiler N/A N/A 3480 N/A N/A N/A
Spare tire and wheel N/A N/A 3488 N/A N/A N/A
Windshield wipers - front N/A N/A 3496 N/A N/A N/A
Rear window wipers N/A N/A 3497 N/A N/A N/A
Bodyside mouldings N/A N/A 3793 N/A N/A N/A
Roof rack N/A N/A 3799 N/A N/A N/A
Mud flaps N/A N/A 3804 N/A N/A N/A

2012 Subaru Outback Seats

The seats are one of the most important aspects of any car, and each 2012 Subaru Outback trim level may have different seating options, so be sure to carefully compare the specifications. Some trims have leather upholstery, "memory", armrest, heated seats, and some have them only for the front passengers, while other provide them for the rear seats two.
Trims 2.5i 4dr All-wheel Drive Wagon, Engine: 2.5i Premium 4dr All-wheel Drive Wagon, Engine: 2.5i Limited 4dr All-wheel Drive Wagon, Engine: 3.6R 4dr All-wheel Drive Wagon, Engine: 3.6R Premium 4dr All-wheel Drive Wagon, Engine: 3.6R Limited 4dr All-wheel Drive Wagon, Engine:
Standard seating 5 5 5 5 5 5
Front seat type N/A N/A 2989 N/A N/A N/A
Front driver seat direction controls N/A N/A 3005 N/A N/A N/A
Front passenger seat direction controls N/A N/A 3013 N/A N/A N/A
Lumbar support N/A N/A 3018 N/A N/A N/A
Front armrests N/A N/A 3021 N/A N/A N/A
Front head restraints N/A N/A 3026 N/A N/A N/A
Heated front seats N/A N/A 3030 N/A N/A N/A
Rear seats N/A N/A 3054 N/A N/A N/A
Rear armrest N/A N/A 3072 N/A N/A N/A
Rear head restraints N/A N/A 3080 N/A N/A N/A
Seat trim N/A N/A 3101 N/A N/A N/A

2012 Subaru Outback Entertainment System

Some 2012 Subaru Outback trim levels have a built-in DVD player, voice recognition, while others have a touch screen display, bluetooth compatibility, navigation system. There are also a variety of different audio options, so be sure to compare the trim levels carefully to find the one that best suits your needs.
Trims 2.5i 4dr All-wheel Drive Wagon, Engine: 2.5i Premium 4dr All-wheel Drive Wagon, Engine: 2.5i Limited 4dr All-wheel Drive Wagon, Engine: 3.6R 4dr All-wheel Drive Wagon, Engine: 3.6R Premium 4dr All-wheel Drive Wagon, Engine: 3.6R Limited 4dr All-wheel Drive Wagon, Engine:
Speakers 4 6 9 4 6 9
Amplifier opt 440W 440W opt 440W 440W
2nd row LCD screen 1 1 1 1 1 1
1st row LCD screen N/A 1 1 N/A 1 1
Radio N/A N/A 3150 N/A N/A N/A
CD player N/A N/A 3170 N/A N/A N/A
MP3 capability N/A N/A 3186 N/A N/A N/A
Auxiliary input jack N/A N/A 3188 N/A N/A N/A
DVD-Audio N/A N/A 3189 N/A N/A N/A
Steering wheel audio controls N/A N/A 3192 N/A N/A N/A
Voice recognition N/A N/A 3193 N/A N/A N/A
Speed-Sensitive Volume N/A N/A 3196 N/A N/A N/A
Navigation system N/A N/A 3211 N/A N/A N/A
Bluetooth Compatibility N/A N/A 3213 N/A N/A N/A
Entertainment system N/A N/A 3987 N/A N/A N/A

2012 Subaru Outback Safety and Security Features

Each 2012 Subaru Outback trim comes with a variety of safety and security features that will keep you and your family safe while on the road. Some of these features include airbags, traction control, stability control, side impact, panic alarm, blind spot sensors, parking assist, and more.
Trims 2.5i 4dr All-wheel Drive Wagon, Engine: 2.5i Premium 4dr All-wheel Drive Wagon, Engine: 2.5i Limited 4dr All-wheel Drive Wagon, Engine: 3.6R 4dr All-wheel Drive Wagon, Engine: 3.6R Premium 4dr All-wheel Drive Wagon, Engine: 3.6R Limited 4dr All-wheel Drive Wagon, Engine:
Door curb lights 2 2 2 2 2 2
Rear child safety door locks std std std std std std
             
Airbags, frontal N/A N/A 3214 N/A N/A N/A
Airbags, side impact N/A N/A 3220 N/A N/A N/A
Airbags, side curtain N/A N/A 3225 N/A N/A N/A
Occupancy sensor N/A N/A 3240 N/A N/A N/A
Traction control N/A N/A 3242 N/A N/A N/A
Height adjustable seatbelts N/A N/A 3244 N/A N/A N/A
Seatbelt pre-tensioners N/A N/A 3248 N/A N/A N/A
Headlights N/A N/A 3250 N/A N/A N/A
Exterior light control N/A N/A 3264 N/A N/A N/A
Daytime running lights N/A N/A 3271 N/A N/A N/A
Illuminated entry N/A N/A 3273 N/A N/A N/A
Remote keyless entry N/A N/A 3274 N/A N/A N/A
Panic alarm N/A N/A 3280 N/A N/A N/A
Door locks N/A N/A 3283 N/A N/A N/A
Content theft deterrent alarm system N/A N/A 3286 N/A N/A N/A
Ignition disable N/A N/A 3302 N/A N/A N/A
Low tire pressure warning N/A N/A 3309 N/A N/A N/A
Parking assist N/A N/A 3767 N/A N/A N/A
First aid kit N/A N/A 3787 N/A N/A N/A

2012 Subaru Outback Mechanical Features

The 2012 Subaru Outback will have different mechanical features depending on the trim level that you choose. Some of the other features that you may find in the higher-level trim levels include air suspension, brake assist, speed sensitive steering, an electronic limited slip differential, a performance exhaust system.
Trims 2.5i 4dr All-wheel Drive Wagon, Engine: 2.5i Premium 4dr All-wheel Drive Wagon, Engine: 2.5i Limited 4dr All-wheel Drive Wagon, Engine: 3.6R 4dr All-wheel Drive Wagon, Engine: 3.6R Premium 4dr All-wheel Drive Wagon, Engine: 3.6R Limited 4dr All-wheel Drive Wagon, Engine:
Axle ratio 4.44 4.44 3.90 3.08 3.08 3.08
Engine N/A N/A 4759 N/A N/A N/A
Engine - valvetrain N/A N/A 3502 N/A N/A N/A
Brakes N/A N/A 3509 N/A N/A N/A
Anti-lock braking system (ABS) N/A N/A 3517 N/A N/A N/A
Brake assist N/A N/A 3520 N/A N/A N/A
Drive type N/A N/A 3526 N/A N/A N/A
Exhaust N/A N/A 3542 N/A N/A N/A
Steering N/A N/A 3544 N/A N/A N/A
Speed sensitive steering N/A N/A 3551 N/A N/A N/A
Suspension tuning N/A N/A 3562 N/A N/A N/A
Front suspension type N/A N/A 3574 N/A N/A N/A
Front anti-roll bar N/A N/A 3577 N/A N/A N/A
Front shocks N/A N/A 3586 N/A N/A N/A
Front springs N/A N/A 3602 N/A N/A N/A
Rear suspension type N/A N/A 3610 N/A N/A N/A
Rear anti-roll bar N/A N/A 3620 N/A N/A N/A
Rear shocks N/A N/A 3629 N/A N/A N/A
Rear springs N/A N/A 3646 N/A N/A N/A
Electronic stability system N/A N/A 3665 N/A N/A N/A
Sequential shift control N/A N/A 3708 N/A N/A N/A
Engine block heater N/A N/A 3812 N/A N/A N/A
Remote vehicle starting system N/A N/A 3814 N/A N/A N/A

2012 Subaru Outback Other Specs

In general, the 2012 Subaru Outback lower-level trims will have fewer features. If you are looking for a vehicle that has all of the latest and greatest features, then you will want to choose one of the higher-level trim levels.
Trims 2.5i 4dr All-wheel Drive Wagon, Engine: 2.5i Premium 4dr All-wheel Drive Wagon, Engine: 2.5i Limited 4dr All-wheel Drive Wagon, Engine: 3.6R 4dr All-wheel Drive Wagon, Engine: 3.6R Premium 4dr All-wheel Drive Wagon, Engine: 3.6R Limited 4dr All-wheel Drive Wagon, Engine:
Maximum towing capacity 2700 2700 2700 3000 3000 3000
Horsepower rpm N/A N/A 5600 N/A N/A N/A
Torque rpm N/A N/A 4000 N/A N/A N/A

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2012 Subaru Outback specs

Wheel Offset 42 - 53 mm
Lug Nut Size M12 x 1.25
0-60 times 6.9 - 9.6 sec
Horsepower 170 - 256 hp
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Lug Pattern PCD 5x100
Tire size 215/70 R16 - 225/55 R18
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