2022 Honda CR-V vs. 2022 Subaru Outback

2021 Honda CR-V vs 2021 Subaru Outback
2022 Honda CR-V LX 2WD with CVT


2022 Subaru Outback with CVT
$25,750 MSRP*


$26,995 MSRP
190 hp


182 hp
28 mpg**

MPG City

26 mpg
34 mpg**

MPG Highway

33 mpg
75.8 cubic feet

Maximum Cargo Space

75.7 cubic feet
39.2 cubic feet

Cargo Space Behind Rear Seats

32.5 cubic feet

If you’re looking for a reliable, capable SUV in Hubbard, two of your best options are the 2022 Honda CR-V and the Subaru Outback. Both SUVs offer impressive engines, plenty of passenger and cargo volume, and great gas mileage. But, in a close comparison, the 2022 Honda CR-V has the edge in almost all categories, with more horsepower, more interior space, and better fuel economy – all with a lower price tag than the Subaru. We’re breaking down all the details for the Honda CR-V vs. Subaru Outback below, so read on! Then, head to our online inventory for more information on the CR-V.



Honda CR-V vs. Subaru Outback: MSRP

Price is usually the deciding factor when it comes to choosing between two vehicles, especially if you’re on a budget and trying to save money. The Honda CR-V comes with a starting MSRP of $25,750*, while the Subaru Outback starts at $26,995. If you’re looking for a budget-friendly SUV but don’t want to sacrifice things like performance or standard features, the CR-V is the way to go. You can also save big on your monthly payments through our new vehicle specials, which are updated all the time to help you save money on your new Honda.

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

If you’re shopping for an SUV, you’ll be wanting top-notch performance and great fuel economy to upgrade your Mercer rides. Although these two SUVs both boast powerful engines, the Honda CR-V pulls ahead in just about every performance category, despite having a lower starting cost than the Subaru Outback. Here are all the details:

2022 Honda CR-V LX:

  • 2.4L 4-cylinder engine
  • 190 hp
  • 179 lb-ft of torque
  • Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT)
  • 28 mpg city/34mpg highway**

2022 Subaru Outback:

  • 2.5L 4-cylinder engine
  • 182 hp
  • 176 lb-ft of torque
  • Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT)
  • 26 mpg city/33 mpg highway

Honda CR-V vs. Subaru Outback: Dimensions

Along with price, interior space is probably the most important factor for SUV buyers. Whether you’re dropping kids off at school, taking a road trip, or just making your daily commute, you’ll want plenty of space for you and your passengers. Both the CR-V and the Outback have 60/40 split-folding rear seats for extra cargo storage, but the Honda CR-V ultimately has more passenger and cargo space. The CR-V also comes with a wider variety of storage customization options if you’re looking for more ways to store your cargo. Check out the cargo details below:

2022 Honda CR-V LX:

  • Maximum cargo space: 75.8 cubic feet
  • Cargo space behind rear seats: 39.2 cubic feet

2022 Subaru Outback:

  • Maximum cargo space: 75.7 cubic feet
  • Cargo space behind rear seats: 32.5 cubic feet

Shop the New Honda CR-V at Shenango Honda

After comparing categories like price, performance, and storage, we’ve found that the Honda CR-V has the advantage over the Subaru Outback, with more engine power and a lower price tag. If you’d like to see the all-new Honda CR-V up close, contact our office anytime to set up a test drive at our dealership near Sharon!


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MSRP includes any selected accessories, including $395 charge for premium colors (if premium color is selected). Accessory prices rounded to the nearest dollar. MSRP excludes tax, license, registration, $1,225 destination charge and any accessory installation costs. Dealer prices may vary.

**28 city/34 highway/30 combined mpg rating for 2WD trims. 27 city/32 highway/29 combined mpg rating for AWD trims. Based on EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions and other factors.

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