2017 Subaru Crosstrek now on sale in Canada, hybrid version dumped

Although the 2017 Subaru Impreza will benefit from a full redesign and will soon be on sale, the Crosstrek—which is based on the five-door Impreza—soldiers on unchanged for the 2017 model year.

Actually, there are a few changes, including the disappearance of the Crosstrek Hybrid. This slow-selling version was barely more powerful, barely more fuel-efficient, but notably more expensive than the other Crosstrek variants.

The Kazan Edition is new for 2017, featuring exclusive Pure Red paint and mesh grille, LED integrated turn signals, a large rear spoiler, a power sunroof, red interior stitching and ambience lighting, alloy pedals and unique 17-inch wheels. The Kazan Edition is positioned between Touring and Sport trim levels, retailing for $26,495 before freight and delivery charges; a five-speed manual transmission is included, while a CVT automatic adds $1,300 to the tab. Oh, according to Subaru, “Kazan” translates into “volcano.”

The rest of the 2017 Subaru Crosstrek lineup is virtually unchanged. Every version is equipped with a 2.0-litre four-cylinder engine that develops 148 horsepower as well as an all-wheel drivetrain. Pricing ranges from $24,995 to $32,295.

Share on Facebook

More on the subject

Test DrivesWinter Playtime With Three All-Purpose Subarus
Around these parts, no one would be surprised to open the dictionary to the word "winter" and find a picture of a Subaru next to it. An overstatement? Perhaps, but not as much as you may think. For Canadians, Subaru and winter go hand in hand. Over the years, the …
First Drives2016 Subaru Crosstrek: Just Another Day At The Office
About 20 years ago, Subaru created the Outback by adding fender flares and a jacked-up suspension to the Legacy wagon. Consumers loved the idea, and its popularity convinced the Japanese automaker to conceive the Outback Sport, a smaller model based on the Impreza. Well, the Outback Sport didn’t enjoy such …
News2017 Subaru Impreza leans heavily on concept car for styling
Somewhere, Tom Doll is saying 'I told you so.' Because it was last year at the Los Angeles Auto Show that Doll, president of Subaru of America, introduced the Impreza Sedan Concept , a car he called "a precursor for what you can expect from the next generation Subaru Impreza …
News2017 Subaru Impreza Details Revealed Ahead of Los Angeles Auto Show
Earlier this year, at the New York Auto Show, Subaru unveiled their new Impreza sedan and hatchback to the world for the first time. The big news was the introduction of the all-new Subaru Global Platform. The latter brings with it more rigidity and even more built-in safety. The L.A.
Comments