2019 Honda Passport vs 2019 Subaru Outback

silver 2019 Honda Passport set against olive green 2019 Subaru Outback

Part of being introduced to a brand-new (or resurrected) vehicle like the Honda Passport is seeing how it compares to the competition. That’s why we wanted to take the opportunity to compare it to a vehicle that may be a bit outside of its class—the Subaru Outback. Although the Passport resides in the crossover category and the Outback is considered a wagon, the two models have enough similarities that warrant a good, old fashioned comparison.

As is shown in the chart below, the Passport stands out when it comes to power, towing capacity, cargo space, and standard audio system. But that’s only the beginning. Continue reading to learn more about the similarities and differences between the 2019 Honda Passport and 2019 Subaru Outback.

2019 Honda Passport Sport


2019 Subaru Outback 2.5i

280-hp, 3.5L V-6 Base Engine 175-hp, 2.5L H-4
3,500 lbs. Towing Capacity 2,700 lbs.
100.7 / 50.5 cubic feet Cargo Volume (behind 1st / 2nd row) 73.3 / 35.5 cubic feet
7 speakers Base Audio System 4 speakers

Both of these models offer comfortable seating for 5 passengers as well as a versatile cargo area. Although the Passport offers more power, it’s worth noting that the Outback offers better fuel efficiency. The 2019 Passport and 2019 Outback come standard with adaptive cruise control, lane-departure warning, an auxiliary audio port, and Bluetooth® compatibility. The Passport tacks on dual-zone front automatic air conditioning, LED headlights, and larger 20-inch wheels. While all-wheel drive comes standard on the Outback, it is available on the Passport. Which model is right for you?

Get Behind the Wheel of the Honda Passport in Berrien County, MI

Returning to the Honda lineup for 2019, the Passport has a lot of new and exciting features to offer. Shoppers can choose from 4 well-equipped trims, each of which has a unique set of elements, allowing drivers to find the Passport model that best suits them. Schedule a test drive here at Tyler Honda or contact our team to learn more!