In 1996, Subaru fused the wagon and SUV segments with a crossover vehicle called the Outback. It was essentially a Liberty wagon with increased ride height and plastic body cladding. The Outback's ability to provide everyday family practicality as well as tackle dirt and gravel trails effectively has made it a perennial favourite in Australia.
SUV-rivalling ground clearance aids off-roading
Superb ride on rough, loose surfaces
Bountiful cabin space since 2009 model
Diesel option added to 4cyl and 6cyl petrol engines in 2009