The Subaru Outback Takes on the Jeep Grand Cherokee, Jeep Wrangler, and Hyundai Santa Fe in a Head-to-Head Competition

When you're looking for capability, comfort, and the ability to take on any challenge, the legendary Subaru Outback has been doing it for years. Whether you need an off-road companion to hit the trails, or you want a family-friendly SUV that ensures your comfort level hits its maximum, the Subaru Outback is versatile and up for anything. We guarantee that the Subaru Outback will perfectly fit into your lifestyle!

While the Subaru Outback is stellar in all regards, it often endures comparisons to popular models like the Jeep Grand Cherokee, Jeep Wrangler, and Hyundai Santa Fe. We happily compare these models to the Subaru Outback to show you how it comes out ahead in a variety of categories.

Subaru Outback vs Jeep Grand Cherokee

Subaru OutbackJeep Grand Cherokee
Standard Symmetrical All-Wheel DriveThe Outback includes all-wheel drive with every model.The Grand Cherokee does not come standard with four-wheel drive.
Cargo VolumeThe Subaru Outback offers 75.7 cubic feet of storage space to handle all of your gear.The Jeep Grand Cherokee limits you with only 68.3 cubic feet.
Fuel EconomyThe Subaru offers 26/33 mpg city/highwayThe Jeep offers 19/26 mpg city/highway.

Subaru Outback vs. Jeep Wrangler

Subaru OutbackJeep Wrangler
TechnologyThe Outback utilizes the STARLINK® Dual Multimedia with a seven-inch touchscreen and smartphone integration.The Jeep Wrangler is known for its off-road prowess while it lacks a cozier interior. The standard infotainment setup is the Uconnect® 3 with a five-inch display.
SeatingThe Subaru Outback offers 109 cubic feet of passenger space while providing five seats for you and your passengers.The Jeep Wrangler keeps things close with 104 cubic feet of space but does this with only four seats.
Cargo SpaceThe Subaru offers 75.7 cubic feet of storage space.The Jeep Wrangler offers far less cargo space with only a maximum of 31.7 cubic feet.

Subaru Outback vs. Hyundai Santa Fe

Subaru OutbackHyundai Santa Fe
Standard AWD All Subaru Outback models come with standard all-wheel drive for improved traction and control.The Hyundai Santa Fe offers this feature, but you need to pay more to have it included.
Cargo RoomThe Subaru Outback is ideal for off-road adventures and camping trips with 75.7 cubic feet of storage space.The Hyundai Santa Fe isn't quite as accommodating with only 71.3 cubic feet.
TechnologyBoth SUV models come equipped with seven-inch touchscreens and standard smartphone integration. However, the Subaru goes above and beyond with an 11.6-inch touchscreen. The Hyundai can only upgrade to an eight-inch option.

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