Jeep Wrangler vs Subaru Outback


Jeep Wrangler for Sale Wilsonville OR

Here’s a brief comparison of the Jeep Wrangler vs. Subaru Outback that’s been put together for Wilsonville, Woodburn, and Portland drivers by Wilsonville CDJR. Take a look to find out which one fits in the best with your lifestyle needs.

You won’t spend long comparing the Jeep Wrangler against the Subaru Outback before realizing that the Wrangler wins out thanks to such capabilities as the following:

  • 3.6L Pentastar® V6 with 285 hp and 260 lb-ft of torque
  • Up to 3,500 pounds of towing capability
  • Dana 44 front and rear axles with Tru-Lok® locking differentials
  • 10 inches of ground clearance

Can the Subaru Outback even come close to matching those specs and features? As you’re about to see, the answer is a resounding no.

Engine Performance

Jeep Wrangler Rubicon Wilsonville OR

As we start things off by examining their key performance capabilities, take a look at the table below to get an idea of how these two new SUVs compare when it comes to their standard engines.

Jeep Wrangler


Subaru Outback

3.6L Pentastar® V6

Standard Engine

2.5L Four-Cylinder


Standard Horsepower


260 lb-ft

Standard Torque

176 lb-ft

On top of this standard capability, the Wrangler supplies you with a total of two possible engines while the Outback only has the one.

Jeep Wrangler Performance Wilsonville OR

Utility and Other Performance Features

The Jeep Wrangler offers more than just power in its formidable performance:

  • Towing: The Subaru Outback tows 2,700 pounds as its standard capacity and can get up to a maximum of 3,500 pounds. The Jeep Wrangler is able to match this number by towing a maximum of 3,500 pounds.
  • Ground Clearance: The Subaru Outback has 8.7 inches of ground clearance, but the Jeep Wrangler easily outclasses it with 10 inches of ground clearance.

Still not convinced? The Jeep continues to outfox the Subaru by offering:

  • 4:1 Low-Gear Ratio for a nonstop off-roading experience
  • Tru-Lok® Locking Differentials
  • Dana 44 Front and Rear Axles with Tru-Lok® Locking Differentials

Jeep Wrangler Style Wilsonville OR

Design and Convenience

The Jeep Wrangler is an exciting adventure machine that offers several customizable options, including:

  • A choice between contrasting black/body-color hardtop and an easy-to-open Sunrider® soft top
  • A choice among removable, full-framed doors with roll-up windows, standard doors, or removable half-framed doors

Like all Jeep models, the Wrangler offers plenty of space inside its cabin. Befitting its status as a solid performer, it’s also available with a wide range of Jeep® Performance Parts that include:

  • Suspension Lift Kits
  • Bumpers
  • Winches
  • Rock Rails
  • Differential Guards

The Subaru Outback Pales When Placed Next to the Jeep Wrangler

From power to performance to versatility, the Subaru Outback is effectively outperformed by the Jeep Wrangler. To talk financing or set up a test drive with this impressive sport utility vehicle, contact our Jeep dealer serving the Wilsonville, Woodburn, and Portland area.


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Wilsonville Jeep Ram
Wilsonville Jeep Ram
25600 SW Parkway Center Drive
Wilsonville, OR, 97070 USA
(503) 498-6637
Wilsonville Jeep Ram 45.3346306, -122.7598344.