The 2018 Subaru Outback vs. the Ford Explorer

For drivers living near Cape Cod who are prospecting new SUV models, if you are the adventurous type of driver who is looking for an affordable and versatile SUV, the 2018 Subaru Outback delivers you with everything you need for the Massachusetts driving elements. But how does it stack up against one of its top competitors the Ford Explorer? If you're ready to make moves toward a substantial SUV model, here's how choosing the 2018 Subaru Outback is the better option for you and your family.

More options for less in the 2018 Subaru Outback

The 2018 Outback is much more affordable than the Explorer with a starting MSRP of $25,895 compared to the Explorer's price tag of $31,990. Not only do you save substantially at the dealership, but also at the gas pump with an estimated 32 MPG on the highway for the Outback versus the 24 MPG highway mileage for the Ford Explorer. Also, if you love bringing your kayak or bikes along with you on your weekend travels, the Subaru includes raised roof rails with integrated crossbars, which is unavailable as a standard option in the Explorer.

Enjoy optimal control and handling

Even at the base trim level, you can look forward to tighter control and smoother gear transition with the Outback's six-speed CVT transmission and standard Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive with X-Mode whereas the Explorer comes standard with front-wheel drive and a regular automatic transmission. Whether you're commuting daily on the highway or venturing off the backroads to your favorite campsite, you'll surely have the performance needed to stay in control. It cost less at a standard level in the Subaru to receive this type of quality, then having to pay extra for upgrades in the Explorer

Experience the difference in the 2018 Subaru Outback in Bourne, MA

See for yourself how your everyday commute and weekend explorations will transform when driving the 2018 Subaru Outback and schedule your test drive today by calling our sales representatives at (833) 201.4300. Or simply visit Atlantic Subaru at its convenient location at 124 Waterhouse Rd in Bourne, MA.