Top 25 Ground Clearance Crossovers & SUVs – 2019 Report

Which is the best vehicle for tackling deep snow?

19) Subaru Outback (Tie): 8.7 inches

Spotting a trend yet? Yep, the Subaru Outback also packs 8.7 inches of ground clearance, and Subaru’s iconic wagon makes full use of the company’s symmetrical all-wheel drive system. Outback models start at $26,345 before destination charges.

Under the hood is a choice of two engines. You either get a naturally-aspirated 2.5-liter Boxer engine with 175 horsepower and 174 lb-ft of torque, or a larger 3.6-liter Boxer unit. The larger horizontally opposed engine manages 256 horsepower and 247 lb-ft of torque. As with the Ascent, the Outback only comes with a Continuously Variable Transmission.