J.D. Power

2008 Subaru Outback

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2008 Subaru Outback Ratings
78
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Consumer Rating

The J.D. Power 100-Point Score is based on hundreds of thousands of independent and unbiased opinions of verified car owners.
J.D. Power
78
Out of 100

Quality & Reliability

Great
81/100
Measures the level of defects, malfunctions, and design flaws experienced by vehicle owners. Covers the entire vehicle from engine to infotainment system. A higher rating means fewer problems.

Driving Experience

Average
70/100
Owners' evaluation of the vehicle's design, performance, comfort, functionality, safety, and technology, comprise this rating. Newer and recently-redesigned vehicles tend to score better.

Resale

Great
81/100
J.D. Power's forecast of depreciation (how much of its current value the vehicle will likely lose) over the next three years. Lower depreciation equals a higher rating.

Dealership Experience

Not Rated
Owners' experience with this brand's dealerships during the purchase and service process make up this rating. Key factors include customer service, dealership facilities, and the quality of work.

Best Midsize SUV of 2008

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Owners Like

Measured owner satisfaction with 2008 Subaru Outback after 90-days of ownership.
  • Vehicle stability in poor conditions
  • Amount of trunk/hatch space
  • Forward visibility

Owners Don't Like

The problems experienced by owners of the 2008 Subaru Outback during the first 90-days of ownership.
  • Vehicle acceleration
  • Ease of getting in and out of the vehicle
  • Feel of the seat material

Performance Specs

MPG City

17 - 20

MPG Hwy

24 - 26

Horsepower

169 - 245

Transmission

4 speed, Automatic, , Sportshift, 5 speed, Automatic, , Sportshift, 5 speed, HD Manual, Sportshift, 5 speed, Manual, Sportshift

Engine

Gas 4-Cyl, Gas 6-Cyl, Turbo Gas 4-Cyl

Drivetrain

All Wheel Drive

Available Trims

2008 Subaru Outback Photos and Videos

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