How do Subaru Vehicles Compare to the Competition for Fuel Efficiency?

Whether you're looking for an all-terrain and all-weather family vehicle for running around Wallingford or a sporty hatchback for showing off on Stratford streets, a new Subaru model could be the perfect fit for you and yours. But how do Subaru cars and SUVs take on the competition when it comes to fuel efficiency? Below you'll find a brief comparison of popular Subaru vehicles' fuel economy versus their rivals.

The Subaru Outback

  • The Subaru Outback - The famous Subaru Outback offers up to 26 MPG city and up to 33 MPG highway with its all-wheel-drive powertrain.
  • The Volvo V60 - The competing Volvo V60 wagon with all-wheel-drive falls short of the Subaru Outback with 23 MPG city and 34 MPG highway. It also uses premium fuel.
  • The Audi A4 Allroad - The Competing Audi A4 Allroad offers nearly as good city mileage with up to 22 MPG city and 29 MPG highway.

The Subaru Forester

  • The Subaru Forester - The legendary Subaru Forester is ready for any New Haven adventure with up to 26 MPG city and up to 33 MPG highway with its all-wheel-drive capability.
  • The Honda CR-V - When fitted with comparable all-wheel-drive technology, the Honda CR-V comes pretty close to the Subaru Forester in efficiency, with 28 MPG city and 34 MPG highway.
  • The Mazda CX-5 - The Mazda CX-5 can't quite match the Subaru Forester with all-wheel-drive MPG of 25 MPG city and 31 MPG highway.

The Subaru Ascent

  • The Subaru Ascent - The first-ever Subaru Ascent three-row SUV offers up to 21 MPG city and up to 27 MPG highway, making it perfect for road trips out of Branford.
  • The Kia Telluride - The new Kia Telluride equipped with all-wheel-drive offers just 20 MPG city and 26 MPG highway.
  • The Honda Passport - The new Honda Passport SUV offers nearly as good city mileage with up to 20 MPG city and 25 MPG highway.

The Subaru Impreza

  • The Subaru Impreza - The cool and capable Subaru Impreza is capable of up to 28 MPG city and up to 36 MPG highway with its innovative boxer engine and standard all-wheel-drive.
  • The Mazda Mazda3 - When similarly equipped with all-wheel-drive, the Mazda3 is only capable of 27 MPG city and 36 MPG highway.
  • The Kia Forte - When properly equipped, the new Kia Forte can offer up to 30 MPG city and 40 MPG highway--but it's not available with all-wheel-drive.

The Subaru Crosstrek

  • The Subaru Crosstrek - The compact and sporty Subaru Crosstrek is perfect for Trumbull commutes and outdoor adventures with up to 27 MPG city and up to 33 MPG highway.
  • The Hyundai Kona - The new Hyundai Kona with all-wheel-drive offers acceptable fuel efficiency with 28 MPG city and 32 MPG highway.
  • The Kia Soul - The base Kia Soul offers only 27 MPG city and 33 MPG highway, and it isn't available with all-wheel-drive.

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To learn more about the Subaru advantage, check out our Subaru Vehicle Comparisons, Compare Vehicles Tool, and our Subaru Comparison Videos--or better yet, stop by Dan Perkins Subaru of Milford, CT and get some first-hand experience from behind the wheel!

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