2011 Subaru Outback to Have Mobile Wi-Fi Access
Subaru Mobile Internet operates on the 3G network and works with all Wi-Fi enabled devices, providing a fully encrypted connection with download speeds averaging 400kbps-1.2mbps. Moreover, passengers can also use the Wi-Fi feature while the vehicle is in motion as well.
“Subaru Mobile Internet easily allows users to check email, surf the web or listen to Internet radio and even stream video and post to social networking sites,” a company statement reads. “Multiple passengers can simultaneously use the Wi-Fi connection for their separate devices, including Wi-Fi capable laptop computers, netbooks, smart phones, game controllers, plus the new iPad and iPod Touch models.”
The Wi-Fi service can be added as a port or dealer-installed accessory to any 2011 Subaru Outback for an MSRP of $499, plus a $35 activation fee. A one-year subscription at $29 per month is required, and Subaru is including the first three months of service for free.
The 2011 Subaru Outback is priced from $22,995, and comes in a choice of four- and six-cylinder engines. The vehicle is equipped with Lineartronic CVT and is rated at 29 mpg (8.11 l/100km) in highway driving.