The 2020 Subaru Outback Is a Family Hauling Staple, Even After Six Generations

The Subaru Outback may not look heroic, but it is.Introduced six generations ago in 1994, with marketing featuring Crocodile Dundee star Paul Hogan, it marked a change in direction for the brand, which had been intent on chasing Toyota and was failing. Instead, the Outback saved Subaru, as the car's success led the brand to refocus on selling all-wheel drive as a unique selling point in its cars. In 1994, that was unique. Twenty-five years later, it still is, at least in cars.The Outback's popularity can be seen in the lack of change in appearance. Looking at the redesigned 2020 Outback, you'd be hard-pressed to tell that it's new. Even though it rides on Subaru's new global platform, you have to look closely to notice any difference. It looks a bit sleeker and a bit bigger, and it wears a larger emblem on the grille. But climb inside and you'll find the Outback has changed significantly.  Continue reading...

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