Subaru Outback vs Saab 9-3X - specifications

 Subaru OutbackSaab 9-3X
On the road price/total as tested£26,295/£26,29524,995/£28,597
Residual value (after 3yrs/30,000)N/A£8,973/35.9%
Annual tax liability std/higher rate£1,262/£2,524£950/£1,900
Annual fuel cost (12k/20k miles)£1,701/£2,834£1,866/£3,111
Ins grp/quote/road tax band/cost21/N/A/H/£17527/£788/F/£125
Cost of 1st/2nd/3rd service£229/£294/£200£295/402/295
Ground clearance200mm148mm
Engine4cyl boxer/1,998cc4cyl in line/1,910cc
Peak power 148/3,600 bhp/rpm178/4,000 bhp/rpm
Peak torque 350/1,800 Nm/rpm400/1,850 Nm/rpm
Transmission 6-spd man/4wd6-spd man/fwd
Fuel tank capacity/spare wheel65 litres/sealant58 litres/sealant
Boot capacity (seats up/down) 526/1,677 litres419/1,331 litres
Kerbweight/payload/towing weight1,573/512/1,700kg1,580/450/1,600kg
Turning circle/drag coefficient11.0 metres/0.29Cd11.4 metres/0.33Cd
Basic warranty (miles)/recovery3yrs (60k)/3yrs3yrs (60k)/3yrs
Service intervals/UK dealers12,000 miles/7918,000 miles/101
Driver Power mfr/dealer position6th/5th20/10th
Euro NCAP: Adult/child/ped/pointsN/AN/A
0-60/30-70mph9.9/10.3 secs8.8/8.2 secs
30-50mph in 3rd/4th 4.2/6.5 secs3.7/5.9 secs
50-70mph in 5th/6th 8.1/9.9 secs7.1/10.8 secs
Top speed/rpm at 70mph 120mph/2,000rpm137mph/2,000rpm
Braking 70-0/60-0/30-0mph 52.3/38.1/9.5m47.2/34.2/8.9m
Noise levels outside/idle/30/70mph65/42/60/69dB71/46/63/69dB
Auto Express economy/range34.9mpg/499 miles31.8mpg/406 miles
Govt urban/extra-urban/combined 36.7/50.4/44.1mpg40.4/61.4/51.4mpg
Actual/claimed CO2/tax bracket217/167g/km/24%238/144g/km/19%
Airbags/park sensors/full-size spareSix/DFO/noSix/yes/no
Auto gearbox/stability/cruise controlNo/yes/yes£1,322/yes/yes
Climate control/leather/heated seatsYes/yes/yesYes/part/yes
Metallic paint/xenon lights/sunroof£395/yes/yes£514/£881/no
Sat-nav/aux in/USB/Bluetooth£1,200*/y/£295^/y£1,938/y/n/£368

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