Once a scrappy offering to the crossover crowd, today the Outback is almost an anachronismby Keith Buglewicz
Subaru Outback 2.5i Limited – 2008 Review: On the dash of our 2008 Subaru Outback 2.5i Limited was a small cubby behind a little door, about where you’d find the navigation screen on more expensive models. Wait…more expensive than our nearly $30,000 test car? The nav’s absence – along with many other missing features usually common at this price – is part of this Subaru’s problem. Once a quirky take on the whole crossover concept, today the Outback has a tough time making a case for itself against competitors like the Honda CR-V, living up to its “Limited” nomenclature in ways Subaru probably didn’t intend.