2018 Subaru Outback vs 2017: See facelift changes in photo comparison

The BS Subaru Outback has been updated for 2018, but what’s changed? See in this side-by-side comparison of the facelift and pre-facelift models.

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BS Subaru Outback - front, red2015-17
Like the 2018 Legacy sedan facelift, the major design changes have taken place at the front, with the Outback featuring new headlights, a new grille design, and a redesigned front bumper.
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BS Subaru Outback - interior, dark2015-17
Subaru has also updated the Outback's interior for the 2018 model year. The changes aren't dramatic, but there's new larger 7- and 8-inch touchscreens, piano black trim for the centre console, and a revised design for the climate control system.
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BS Subaru Outback - headlight2015-17
As with the 2018 Legacy sedan, the Outback wagon has new C-shaped headlights with LED driving lights and adaptive LED main beams that follow your steering movements.
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BS Subaru Outback - grille2015-17
The cheese grater grille from the 2015-2017 Outback is gone, replaced by a simpler unit with chrome wings extending out from the Subaru badge.
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BS Subaru Outback - rear, red2015-17
There are no official photos of the updated Outback's rear because nothing has changed back here.


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2018 Subaru Outback vs 2017: See facelift changes in photo comparison