The Subaru Outback is a versatile crossover with lots of comfortable passenger space and convenient cargo room. So, how much extra cargo can it carry?

Maguire Subaru finds out how much it can haul for drivers in Ithaca with this look at the Subaru Outback towing capacity.

Subaru Outback Engine Configurations

The 2019 Subaru Outback can tow up to 2,700 pounds. It offers two powertrains that are both capable of helping you tow everything from a couple dirt bikes to a pop-up camping trailer.

The base engine is a 2.5L 4-cylinder SUBARU BOXER® that gets up to 175 horsepower and 174 lb-ft of torque. This works with an efficient Lineartronic® Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT).

The second available powertrain is a larger 3.6L 6-cylinder SUBARU BOXER® engine that gets up to 256 horsepower and 247 lb-ft of torque. For its extra power, this engine works with a Lineartronic® High-Torque Continuously Variable Transmission (HCVT).

Both options can help you haul extra cargo in a trailer or bring some recreational vehicles along on your next vacation.

Outback Towing Features

The Subaru Outback offers lots of features to help make towing easier, safer, and more convenient.

The standard Rear-Vision Camera makes hooking up to your trailer easy. Just shift into reverse and the infotainment screen on your dashboard will switch its display to a live, high-resolution look behind your vehicle.

Once you're on the road, you can always count on Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive. It delivers traction on any terrain. Active Torque Vectoring can assist with your turning ability, even when you're hooked up to your trailer.

You can feel confident changing lanes with your trailer too. The available Blind Spot Monitor watches the sides of your vehicle and lets you know when another car is just out of sight.

Both transmissions also feature a Hill Holder® function. This eliminates rollback when you're traveling up a steep incline. Getting back down with your cargo is just as safe with standard Hill Descent Control. It helps you maintain a safe, constant speed.

Subaru Outback Tow Hitch Capacity

The available tow hitch makes the Subaru Outback an even more versatile crossover. It's durable and has a tongue weight of 200 pounds. When you're not towing though, you can change it out for some convenient accessories.

During general driving, feel free to swap the silver ball hitch out for a stylish trailer hitch cap. This black cap blends into the rear bumper and features a subtle Subaru logo on it.

If you're going biking, you can easily get your bike to your favorite trail too. The hitch mounted Thule® Bike Carrier is lightweight and built with a shock absorbing anti-sway cage to prevent bike to bike and bike to vehicle contact on even the bumpiest roads.

Experience Subaru Outback Towing

Contact Maguire Subaru to test drive the dependable Subaru Outback. Its capable of helping drivers in Ithaca safely tow lots of extra cargo. To learn more about the Subaru Outback towing capacity, contact us or visit our dealership.

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