Which is Better, The 2020 Subaru Outback vs Ford Edge?

The 2020 Subaru Outback has an edge, pardon the pun, over its competitor, the 2020 Ford Edge. In fact, Kelley Blue Book (kbb.com) named the 2020 Subaru Outback its pick in its comparison of the two vehicles, citing the Outback's "standard AWD, extensive suite of standard safety assists, and its lower price," as determining factors. And MotorBiscuit calls the 2020 Subaru Outback "the clear winner" over the Ford Edge, "if you're looking for a more off-road ready vehicle." 

Which is Bigger, the 2020 Subaru Outback Ford Edge?

The 2020 Subaru Outback and the 2020 Ford Edge are fairly comparable in size. Respectively, the vehicles are 191 versus 189 inches long, 82 versus 86 inches wide, and 66 versus 68 inches high. But the important question, particularly in vehicles that are close in size, is do they fit your gear? Kbb.com notes that the Outback is a bit smaller than comparable 2-row SUVs, it nearly matches its larger competition in cargo space behind the front rows. Indeed, the Outback actually has more EPA cargo volume than the Edge, with 75.7 cubic feet versus the Edge's 73.4. The 2020 Subaru Outback has plenty of cargo space for all your stuff!

Which is Safer, the 2020 Subaru Outback vs Ford Edge?

 The Outback is packed with a standard suite of safety features which is lauded by safety experts and drivers alike. While the 2020 Ford Edge is a very safe car, both the 2020 Subaru Outback and the 2020 Ford Edge earned a five-star crash-test score from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. But the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety gave the Outback a Safety Pick+, meaning the Subaru Outback performed best in its category in the IIHS safety evaluations, whereas the Edge earned only a Safety Pick from the IIHS. 

Is the 2020 Subaru Outback a Good Car?

Yes, the 2020 Subaru Outback is a good car. Maybe the best car if you like superior off-roading capability, unparalleled safety features, enviable tech features and storage capacity, and better fuel economy, all for a much lower price than the Ford Edge. And the Outback easily bests its competitor in fuel economy with 29 combined miles per gallon versus the Edge's 24. Plus,  the difference in MSRP is a whopping $4,455, with the 2020 Subaru Outback at $26,645 versus the 2020 Ford Edge at $31,100.

Do Subaru Outbacks hold their Value?

Another significant way the Outback puts money in your pocket is in resale value. According to kbb.com, the 2020 Subaru Outback not only "starts at a much lower price point," but "also delivers value in terms of high resale," whereas the 2020 Ford Edge's has only average resale values. Why does a car have a high resale value in the first place? Reliability and durability play big roles in resale value, and the 2020 Subaru Outback is not only a vehicle that has exceptional quality, but that you can expect that quality to last and deliver year after year. 

Why should I buy a Subaru Outback?

The 2020 Subaru Outback has standard AWD and ample ground clearance which make it a great off-road vehicle. It has cargo space for fitting your stuff as well as your companions. It has a safety record that makes other vehicles blush. And it's an incredible value, saving you money at purchase, at the fuel pump, and in resale value over the 2020 Ford Edge. You could take the family on a vacation this year because of the money you'll save!
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