2022 Subaru Outback  RealSafeCars80Safety Rating

#67 of 2022 SUVs

#114 of all 2022 vehicles

Pictured: 2020 Subaru Outback
The Outback, part of Subaru's lineup since 2000, is a small wagon with seating up to 5. The Subaru Outback packs some potency, exceeding the average horsepower for its class. The Outback provides exceptional fuel efficiency for its class, saving your wallet and the environment. With standard all-wheel drive (AWD), it can easily handle mud, snow, and sand. Subaru offers a 3-year, 36,000-mile basic warranty, and a 5-year, 60,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.

The 2022 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 2022 Subaru Outback has a score of 80, implying a 0.042% chance of driver death (3.8% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2022 Subaru Outback has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0424% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 4.8471%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0424% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 4.8471% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2022 Subaru Outback is 9% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other suvs, the 2022 Subaru Outback is 4% more likely to result in a fatal accident.

Active safety features on the 2022 Subaru Outback can protect loved ones by preventing accidents and reducing accident severity. The following active safety system is included even on lower trims/versions of the 2022 Subaru Outback: EyeSight Driver Assist Technology (Forward Collision Warnings / Automatic Emergency Braking & Lane Departure Warnings).

Other safety technologies seem simpler but should still be considered. Side mirror turn signals are optional on the Subaru Outback. They alert other vehicles of your intention to switch lanes, which allows the other vehicle's driver to prevent an impending accident with you. High Beam Assist are optional on the 2022 Subaru Outback. This feature recognizes oncoming traffic and shuts off high beam headlights until the oncoming traffic has passed.

And it is about as safe as many comparable models.

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