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Chassis

  • Type: 4th gen  BL/BP

Engine 2.5L 4-Cylinder DOHC

  • Recommended Oil viscosity: 5W-30

  • Recommended Engine Oil: API

  • Drain Plug Torque: 33FT-LBS

  • Oil capacity: 4.5 qt

Spark Plug Gap

  • 2.5L 4-Cylinder: 0.030''

Engine 2.5L 4-Cylinder SOHC

  • Recommended Oil viscosity: 5W-30

  • Recommended Engine Oil: API

  • Drain Plug Torque: 33FT-LBS

  • Oil capacity: 4.4 qt

Spark Plug Gap

  • 2.5L 4-Cylinder: 0.044''

Engine 3.0L 4-Cylinder DOHC

  • Recommended Oil viscosity: 5W-30

  • Recommended Engine Oil: API

  • Drain Plug Torque: 33FT-LBS

  • Oil capacity: 6.0 qt

Spark Plug Gap

  • 3.0L 4-Cylinder: 0.030''

Fuel

  • Capacity: 16.9 US gal (64 liters, 14.1 Imp gal)

Transmission oil (MT)

  • Capacity: 
    • 5-speeds: 3.7 US qt (3.5 liters, 3.1 Imp qt)

    • 6-speeds: 4.3 US qt (4.1 liters, 3.6 Imp qt)

Transmission fluid (AT)

  • Capacity: 

    • 2.5 L non-turbo models: 9.8 US qt (9.3 liters, 8.2 Imp qt)

    • 2.5 L turbo and 3.0 L models: 10.4 US qt (9.8 liters, 8.6 Imp qt)

AT differential gear oil

  • Capacity: 

    • 2.5 L non-turbo models: 1.3 US qt (1.2 liters, 1.1 Imp qt)

    • 2.5 L turbo and 3.0 L models: 1.5 US qt (1.4 liters, 1.2 Imp qt)

Rear differential gear oil

  • Capacity: 
    • Turbo 6-speeds MT models: 1.1 US qt (1.0 liter, 0.9 Imp qt)

    • Other models: 0.8 US qt (0.8 liter, 0.7 Imp qt)

Power steering gear fluid

  • Capacity: 0.7 US qt (0.7 liter, 0.6 Imp qt)

Engine coolant

  • Capacity: 

    • 2.5 L non-turbo models MT6.8 US qt (6.4 liters, 5.6 Imp qt)

    • 2.5 L non-turbo models AT:6.7 US qt (6.3 liters, 5.5 Imp qt)

    • 2.5 L turbo models MT: 7.7 US qt (7.3 liters, 6.4 Imp qt)

    • 2.5 L turbo models AT: 7.6 US qt (7.2 liters, 6.3 Imp qt)

    • 3.0 L models: 7.6 US qt (7.2 liters, 6.3 Imp qt)

Powertrain


Engine

  • 2.5L SOHC 175 hp (130 kW) H4

  • 2.5L DOHC 243 hp (181 kW) H4 turbo

  • 3.0L DOHC 245 hp (183 kW) H6

  • 2.0L turbodiesel 148 hp (110 kW) H4 (Europe only)

Transmission

  • 4-speed automatic

  • 5-speed manual

  • 5-speed automatic

Fuel Consumption


SUBARU OUTBACK FUEL CONSUMPTION

Safety Ratings


SUBARU OUTBACL SAFETY RATINGS

References


  1. 2008 Subaru Legacy Owners Manual 

  2. 2008 Subaru Legacy - Class Wikipedia.org

  3. US Department of Energy - FuelEconomy.gov

  4. NHTSA | National Highway Traffic Safety Administration -  NHTNHTSA

Lights

Front Lights

  • Front Fog Light Bulb: 9006

  • Front Sidemarker Light Bulb:

    • 3157-SCK

    • 3457AK

  • Front Turn Signal Light Bulb:

    • 3157-SCK

    • 3457AK

  • High Beam Headlight Bulb: 9005

  • Low Beam Headlight Bulb: H7-55W

Rear Lights

  • Back Up Light Bulb: 921

  • Brake Light Bulb:

    • 7443-SCK

    • 7443

  • Center High Mount Stop Light Bulb: LED

  • License Plate Light Bulb: 168

  • Parking Light Bulb:

    • 3157-SCK

    • 3457AK

  • Rear Sidemarker Light Bulb: 168

  • Rear Turn Signal Light Bulb: 7440NA

  • Tail Light Bulb:

    • 7443-SCK

    • 7443

Interior Lights

  • Courtesy Light Bulb: DE3021

  • Dome Light Bulb: DE3175

  • Map Light Bulb: DE3175

  • Trunk Light Bulb: 2825