Motor Image Pilipinas, Inc. (MIPI), the official distributor of Subaru vehicles in the Philippines, adds a new variant for the Subaru Outback, the 2.5i-S. As a treat, the first 50 buyers of this variant will receive a huge discount.
Compared to the current Outback 3.6R-S, the new 2.5i-S variant comes with a smaller 16-valve 2.5L boxer engine that can produce up to 175 hp and 235 Nm of torque at a lower 4,000 rpm. Its fuel consumption rate of 13 km/l makes it a fuel-efficient power plant as opposed to the Outback 3.6R-S that does a combined rate of 10.1 km/l. Power is then transferred to a Lineartronic Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT) on all 4 wheels.
One more notable difference between the 2 variants is that the new Outback 2.5i-S has a higher 213 mm ground clearance from the 200 mm of the 3.6R-S.
Other features like LED headlamps with auto-leveliser, roof spoiler, pop-up type headlamp washers, X-mode technology, 18-inch aluminum alloy wheels, push start button, and 8-way power adjustable driver seat comes standard in both variants. However, the 12 Harman/Kardon speakers, leather trims, and the rear ventilation system comes standard with the higher Outback 3.6R-S variant and is only optional for the new Outback 2.5i-S.
The Subaru Outback 2.5i-S is priced at P2,068,000. However, MIPI will slash off P100,000 to the 1st 50 buyers of this variant.
For more details and specs of the Subaru Outback, you can visit the AutoDeal Car Guide.