2010 Subaru Outback  RealSafeCars77Safety Rating

#23 of 2010 SUVs

#47 of all 2010 vehicles


Pictured: 2020 Subaru Outback
The Outback, a mainstay of Subaru's lineup since 2000, is a small wagon with seating up to 5. With standard all-wheel drive (AWD), it bypasses mud and snow with ease. The Outback has offered Android Auto and Apple CarPlay since 2019. Subaru offers a 3-year, 36,000-mile basic warranty, and a 5-year, 60,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.


The 2010 Subaru Outback is average compared to all vehicles.

Comparison to all vehicles.  This plot shows RSC safety scores on the horizontal axis vs. the number of vehicles with each safety score (depicted by bar height and percentages at the bottom). Colors reflect vehicle safety, ranging from red (not that safe) to green (safer). For reference, a score of 0 implies a 0.15% chance of driver death (13% chance of driver injury) over 15 years, and a score of 100 reflects a 0.016% chance (1.4% chance of driver injury). The 2010 Subaru Outback has a score of 77, implying a 0.046% chance of driver death (4.1% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2010 Subaru Outback has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0462% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 5.2746%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0462% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 5.2746% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2010 Subaru Outback is 4% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other suvs, the 2010 Subaru Outback is 10% more likely to result in a fatal accident.


But it is safer than many comparable models.

8762Ford FusionNissan RogueMitsubishi OutlanderChevrolet EquinoxSubaru ForesterGMC TerrainToyota VenzaToyota HighlanderSubaru LegacySubaru OutbackMazda CX-7Hyundai Santa FeComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2010 Subaru Outback with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 62 to 87. The 2010 Subaru Outback is safer than the 2010 Ford Fusion, the 2010 Nissan Rogue, the 2010 Mitsubishi Outlander, the 2010 Chevrolet Equinox, the 2010 Subaru Forester, the 2010 GMC Terrain, and the 2010 Hyundai Santa Fe and less safe than the 2010 Toyota Highlander and the 2010 Toyota Venza.

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