2024 Subaru Outback Towing Capacity

February 29th, 2024 by
2024 Subaru Outback driving on a dirt road

The 2024 Subaru Outback has a maximum towing capacity of 3,500 pounds when properly equipped*, but you’ll need to select the right options if you want to reach that upper limit. Learn more about the Outback towing specs, engine options, and towing-friendly features that can help improve your Myrtle Beach drives, and contact Hadwin-White Subaru to experience the capability in person!

Subaru Outback Towing Capacity & Specs

There are two SUBARU BOXER® engine options for the 2024 Subaru Outback, and each offers a different towing capacity. However, no matter which configuration you choose you’ll get standard all-wheel drive, a Lineartronic® CVT (Continuously Variable Transmission), traction control, and more.

2.5L SUBARU BOXER® 4-Cylinder Engine

  • 2,700-Pound Towing Capacity
  • Standard on Base, Premium, Onyx Edition, Limited, & Touring
  • 182 hp and 176 lb-ft of torque

2.4L Turbocharged SUBARU BOXER® 4-cylinder Engine

  • 3,500-Pound Towing Capacity
  • Standard on Onyx Edition XT, Wilderness, Limited XT, & Touring XT
  • 260 hp and 277 lb-ft of torque

Subaru Outback Towing Accessories

Your Subaru engine choice will determine your maximum capacity, but if you actually want to tow heavy cargo, you’re going to need to equip a few accessories too. Here’s what you’ll want to look for while you configure your new Outback:

  • Trailer Hitch: 270-pound tongue weight and 2,700-pound towing capacity for the 2.5L engine, 350-pound tongue weight and 3,500-pound towing capacity for the 2.4L turbocharged engine
  • Ball Mount: For when the ball mount needs to be replaced but the hitch casing is still working
  • Trailer Hitch Cap: Rubberized exterior-grade plastic with a UV-resistance polyurethane Subaru logo

Outback Features for Better Towing

The 2024 Subaru Outback was designed with adventures and tough tasks in mind. That’s why it’s equipped with a wide range of performance features, safety features, and technologies to make towing safe and effortless on Charleston roads. Each of the following features come standard:

  • Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive
  • X-MODE®
  • Vehicle Dynamics Control
  • Traction Control System
  • Brake Override System
  • Subaru EyeSight®

Find the Outback in Conway

Browse our inventory in the Columbia area to find a Subaru for sale that has all the features and capabilities you want. Then contact us for a test drive to experience the Outback in person at Hadwin-White Subaru. For great auto loan rates, apply for financing with us.

*Maximum towing capacity varies by trim level. Trailer brakes may be needed. See your retailer for details.


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