Subaru Outback Transmission Fluid Capacity

After last year’s major update, cardinal changes were not worth waiting for, but they are still there and should help the model stay afloat while maintaining a set of basic qualities.

Outback has always been different since 1994. Another generational change Legacy gave birth to an unusual all-rounder. There was no concept of “crossover” in the modern sense then, but there was a lot of interest in roomy cars for outdoor activities: despite its deliberately rude appearance in comparison with the Legacy, Outback quickly found fans, but more importantly, managed not to lose them for two and a half decades.

When crossovers came into vogue, the Outback retreated but did not go into the shadows: today, it is one of the most sought-after Subaru models, despite the rather high cost, comparable to larger and roomy crossovers.

2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 Subaru Outback Transmission Fluid Capacity

TransmissionFluid capacityFluid type
TY754 5-speed manual transmission3.5 liters (3.7 quarts)75W-90
4 speed TZ1A4 automatic transmissionTotal Fill 6.7 liters (7.2 quarts)AF3
4 speed TV1A4 automatic transmissionTotal Fill 6.3 liters (6.9 quarts)AF3

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 Subaru Outback Transmission Fluid Capacity

TransmissionFluid capacityFluid type
TY757 5-speed manual transmission3.5 litres (3.7 quarts)75W-90
TY758 5-speed manual transmission3.5 litres (3.7 quarts)75W-90
4 speed TV1B8 automatic transmissionTotal Fill 6.3 liters (6.6 quarts)SL097
4 speed TZ1B8 automatic transmissionTotal Fill 6 liters (6.3 quarts)SL097
5 speed TG5D7 automatic transmissionTotal Fill 7.2 liters (7.6 quarts)SL097

2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 Subaru Outback Transmission Fluid Capacity

TransmissionFluid capacityFluid type
TY756 6-speed manual transmission3.3 litres (3.5 quarts)75W-90
TR580 automatic transmissionTotal Fill 12.4 litres (13.1 quarts)VTF15
5 speed TG5D8 automatic transmissionTotal Fill 9.8 litres (10.5 quarts)SL097

2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 Subaru Outback Transmission Fluid Capacity

TransmissionFluid capacityFluid type
TR580 automatic transmissionChange:11.7 liters (12.4 quarts)VTF24
TR690 automatic transmission Change: 11.9 liters (12.6 quarts)VTF22

2020 2021 Subaru Outback Transmission Fluid Capacity

TransmissionFluid capacityFluid type
TR690 automatic transmission fluidChange: 11.9 liters (12.6 quarts)VTF22
TR580 automatic transmission fluidChange: 11.7 liters (12.4 quarts)VTF24

The transmission is worth mentioning: Lineatronic CVT is offered without an alternative. There are no complaints about the speed of reactions, but the system for imitating the behavior of a traditional automaton requires improvement. Created to please the mass consumer, accustomed to feeling automatic transmission shifts, it does not combine very well with the nature of the variator: the imitation of switching often happens out of place, especially with intensive acceleration, and the engine sound characteristic of working with the CVT introduces dissonance. The situation is slightly better with the older engine, but only due to the fact that it is noticeably more powerful.

There are practically no obstacles with the all-wheel-drive system for the Subaru Outback. It provides excellent grip on wet, snowy, or bumpy roads, and X-MODE with Hill Descent Assist makes you feel more confident on steep slopes and off-road conditions! The technical characteristics of the Subaru Outback allow you to drive a car even in harsh conditions confidently.

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