Subaru Crosstrek

Price $23,995 – $43,195
Fuel consumption 6.6 – 10.5 L/100km
The Car Guide rating 88%(view ratings)
The Subaru Crosstrek is one of the most popular small SUVs in the country. Equipped with standard all-wheel drive, it can be had with a 2.0-litre four-cylinder boxer engine producing 152 horsepower and 145 pound-feet of torque, or a 2.5-litre variant that increases those numbers to 182 and 176, respectively. A plug-in hybrid variant is available, as well, and with an 8.8-kWh battery it provides a range of 27 kilometres in electric mode.

Detailed ratings

Global rating
The Car Guide rating 88%
Fuel economy 7/10
Reliability 8/10
Safety 9/10
Infotainment 8/10
Driving 9/10
Overall 9/10
Subcompact SUVs
The Car Guide rating 86%
Fuel economy 7/10
Reliability 8/10
Safety 9/10
Infotainment 7/10
Driving 9/10
Overall 9/10

What's new in 2022

No major change


  • Competent all-wheel drive
  • Intuitive infotainment system
  • Well adapted to Quebec roads
  • Good reliability and resale value


  • Base engine lacks power
  • High fuel consumption
  • Expensive and unattractive PHEV version