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2023 MAZDA CX-50 vs. 2023 Subaru Outback | Mazda of Gladstone

Are you in the market for a rugged SUV that can carry you wherever you need to go? Compare the 2023 Mazda CX-50 vs. 2023 Subaru Outback with Mazda of Gladstone to find your fit!

 

2023 MAZDA CX-50

VS

2023 Subaru Outback
$27,550 MSRP*

Starting Price

$28,395
10

Trim Levels

9
5

Seating Capacity

5
i-ACTIV AWD®

Drivetrain

Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive
187 hp

Standard Horsepower

182 hp
3,500 pounds

Maximum Towing Capacity

3,500 pounds

2023 MAZDA CX-50 vs. 2023 Subaru Outback

Are you eager to upgrade to a new SUV that will support all of your travels? Whether you’re looking to take on your daily commute from Milwaukie to Portland or need to traverse the road less traveled, a versatile SUV is a great investment. Two of the most popular models on the market are the 2023 Mazda CX-50 and the 2023 Subaru Outback. So, if you’re comparing them, you undoubtedly have great automotive tastes. Which of these SUVs is right for the vacant spot in your Oregon City driveway? Read on below to find out!

 

2023 MAZDA CX-50 vs. 2023 Subaru Outback: Trims

Many modern automotive lineups deliver a slim offering that includes a small handful of basic trims. Both Mazda and Subaru have bucked the trend, providing a strong selection of configurations to explore. With more trim levels comes more opportunities to find an SUV that matches exactly what you need. Like most things, Mazda surges ahead here, offering ten trims compared to just the nine from Subaru. Get a sense of what you can expect from each lineup here:

What are the 2023 MAZDA CX-50 Trims?

  • 2023 MAZDA CX-50 2.5 S
  • 2023 MAZDA CX-50 2.5 S Select
  • 2023 MAZDA CX-50 2.5 S Preferred
  • 2023 MAZDA CX-50 2.5 S Preferred Plus
  • 2023 MAZDA CX-50 2.5 S Premium
  • 2023 MAZDA CX-50 2.5 S Premium Plus
  • 2023 MAZDA CX-50 2.5 Turbo
  • 2023 MAZDA CX-50 2.5 Turbo Meridian Edition
  • 2023 MAZDA CX-50 2.5 Turbo Premium
  • 2023 MAZDA CX-50 2.5 Turbo Premium Plus

What are the 2023 Subaru Outback trims?

  • 2023 Subaru Outback Base
  • 2023 Subaru Outback Premium
  • 2023 Subaru Outback Onyx Edition
  • 2023 Subaru Outback Limited
  • 2023 Subaru Outback Touring
  • 2023 Subaru Outback Onyx XT Edition
  • 2023 Subaru Outback Wilderness
  • 2023 Subaru Outback Limited
  • 2023 Subaru Outback Touring XT

2023 MAZDA CX-50 vs. 2023 Subaru Outback: Performance

While trim options are great, wanting to make the switch to an SUV means you’re likely looking for strong performance. Both the Mazda CX-50 and Subaru Outback are strong performers, but the standard Mazda SUV takes the lead here once again. Review the entry-level offering for each SUV here:

2023 MAZDA CX-50 Standard Performance

  • Engine: SKYACTIV®-G 2.5L DOHC 16-valve 4-cylinder with Cylinder Deactivation
  • Output: 187 hp
  • Torque: 186 lb-ft
  • Drivetrain: i-ACTIV AWD®, Mazda Intelligent Drive Select

2023 Subaru Outback Standard Performance

  • Engine: 2.5L DOHC
  • Output: 182 hp
  • Torque: 176 lb-ft
  • Drivetrain: Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive

If you’re looking to kick things up a notch, both models offer engine upgrades that produce a 3,500-pound towing capacity! However, if you’re looking for more bang for your buck, the 2023 Mazda CX-50 offers strong output on the standard trims. Not only are the Mazda CX-50 prices more competitive, but you can save even more by indulging in our new vehicle specials!

2023 MAZDA CX-50 vs. 2023 Subaru Outback: Features

No SUV is complete without a strong set of amenities to keep you comfortable, connected, and protected. While both models offer strong base features and exciting upgrades, we think you’ll appreciate the standard Mazda offering just a bit more. Take a look:

2023 MAZDA CX-50 Features

  • Sport and Off-road driving modes
  • Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ integration
  • Radar Cruise Control with Stop and Go
  • Blind Spot Monitoring with Rear Cross Traffic Alert
  • Speed sensitive power door locks with 2-stage unlocking
  • Remote keyless entry system
  • Push Button Start
  • Air conditioning with pollen filter
  • 60/40 split fold-down rear seatback
  • 8.8-inch full-color infotainment display
  • MAZDA Connect™
  • 8-speaker audio system
  • And so much more!

2023 Subaru Outback Features

  • SUBARU STARLINK® Multimedia
  • EyeSight® Driver Assist Technology
  • 60/40 split fold-down rear seatback
  • Cloth upholstery
  • 7-inch multimedia display
  • 4-speaker audio system
  • TPMS

Upgrade Your SUV in Gladstone!

It’s plain to see that the Mazda CX-50 is the superior model when compared to the Subaru Outback. With a greater variety of trims and stronger standard output, the Mazda CX-50 is the ideal SUV for any budget and lifestyle. Don’t just take our word for it. Visit our Gladstone showroom to see our incredible Mazda models for yourself! Our team is eager to take you on a test drive so you can experience the thrilling driving dynamics of the new Mazda CX-50 for sale for yourself! Get in touch with us today to discuss your 2023 Mazda CX-50 upgrade!

 

Disclaimer:

*MSRP excludes taxes, title, license fees and $1,275 destination charge (Alaska $1,320). Vehicle shown may be priced higher. Actual dealer price will vary. See dealer for complete details.

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