2012 Subaru Outback Wagon AWD MPG and Fuel Economy

On this page, you will find a complete guide to the miles per gallon and fuel efficiency data for the 2012 Subaru Outback Wagon AWD.

The 2012 Subaru Outback Wagon AWD has 3 model options: Manual 6-spd 4-cyl, 2.5 L, Automatic (variable gear ratios) 4-cyl, 2.5 L and Automatic (S5) 6-cyl, 3.6 L.

The 2012 Subaru Outback Wagon AWD Manual 6-spd 4-cyl, 2.5 L runs on regular gasoline and is in the Sport Utility Vehicle - 4WD car class.

The 2012 Subaru Outback Wagon AWD Automatic (variable gear ratios) 4-cyl, 2.5 L runs on regular gasoline and is in the Sport Utility Vehicle - 4WD car class.

The 2012 Subaru Outback Wagon AWD Automatic (S5) 6-cyl, 3.6 L runs on regular gasoline and is in the Sport Utility Vehicle - 4WD car class.

🛣 How Many Miles per Gallon (MPG) Does a 2012 Subaru Outback Wagon AWD Get?

Across all models, the combined average MPG for the 2012 Subaru Outback Wagon AWD is 22 miles per gallon.

The table below breaks down the MPG for each model option:

Model Option Combined MPG City MPG Highway MPG
Manual 6-spd 4-cyl, 2.5 L 22 19 26
Automatic (variable gear ratios) 4-cyl, 2.5 L 24 21 28
Automatic (S5) 6-cyl, 3.6 L 20 18 24

💵 What is the Average Yearly Fuel Cost for a 2012 Subaru Outback Wagon AWD?

The average fuel costs for all models of the 2012 Subaru Outback Wagon AWD is $2,867.

The average fuel costs have been estimated by government regulators based on 15,000 miles driven per year, using regular gasoline, and a split of 55% city driving and 45% highway driving.

Comparing a 2012 Subaru Outback Wagon AWD to an average vehicle over 5 years, you will spend $2,833 more on fuel.

The table below shows the fuel costs and 5-year save/spend for each model option:

Model Option Fuel Cost 5-Year Save/Spend
Manual 6-spd 4-cyl, 2.5 L $2,850 spend $2,750 more
Automatic (variable gear ratios) 4-cyl, 2.5 L $2,600 spend $1,500 more
Automatic (S5) 6-cyl, 3.6 L $3,150 spend $4,250 more

🛢 How Many Barrels of Petroleum Does a 2012 Subaru Outback Wagon AWD Consume?

Across all models, the average number barrels of petroleum that the 2012 Subaru Outback Wagon AWD will consume in one year is 14 barrels.

The majority of the world's petroleum is sourced from countries like Saudi Arabia, Russia, Iraq, and the United States.

Model Option Barrels
Manual 6-spd 4-cyl, 2.5 L 14
Automatic (variable gear ratios) 4-cyl, 2.5 L 12
Automatic (S5) 6-cyl, 3.6 L 15

Overview

The tables below cover all of the miles per gallon, engine specifications, and emission details we have for the 3 2012 Subaru Outback Wagon AWD model options.

Manual 6-spd 4-cyl, 2.5 L

The table below contains all of the details we have for the 2012 Subaru Outback Wagon AWD Manual 6-spd 4-cyl, 2.5 L:

City MPG 19
Highway MPG 26
Combined MPG 22
Save/Spend vs Average Car Spend $2,750
Fuel Cost $2,850
Fuel Type 1 Regular
Barrels of Petroleum 14
Drive All-Wheel Drive
Cylinders 4
Transmission Manual 6-spd
Vehicle Class Sport Utility Vehicle - 4WD
Start/Stop? No
Supercharged? No
Turbocharged? No

Automatic (variable gear ratios) 4-cyl, 2.5 L

The table below contains all of the details we have for the 2012 Subaru Outback Wagon AWD Automatic (variable gear ratios) 4-cyl, 2.5 L:

City MPG 21
Highway MPG 28
Combined MPG 24
Save/Spend vs Average Car Spend $1,500
Fuel Cost $2,600
Fuel Type 1 Regular
Barrels of Petroleum 12
Drive All-Wheel Drive
Cylinders 4
Transmission Automatic (variable gear ratios)
Vehicle Class Sport Utility Vehicle - 4WD
Start/Stop? No
Supercharged? No
Turbocharged? No

Automatic (S5) 6-cyl, 3.6 L

The table below contains all of the details we have for the 2012 Subaru Outback Wagon AWD Automatic (S5) 6-cyl, 3.6 L:

City MPG 18
Highway MPG 24
Combined MPG 20
Save/Spend vs Average Car Spend $4,250
Fuel Cost $3,150
Fuel Type 1 Regular
Barrels of Petroleum 15
Drive All-Wheel Drive
Cylinders 6
Transmission Automatic (S5)
Vehicle Class Sport Utility Vehicle - 4WD
Start/Stop? No
Supercharged? No
Turbocharged? No

Disclaimer

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