Subaru

Subaru XV Crosstrek

Price $24,995 – $31,795
Fuel consumption 6.9 – 10.2 L/100km
The Car Guide rating N/A
Just like the Impreza from which it’s derived, the XV Crosstrek has a 2.0L four-cylinder engine with 148 horsepower and 145 lbs.-ft. of torque. The available transmissions include a five-speed manual or a CVT. The XV Crosstrek comes only as a hatchback and can be ordered with a hybrid drivetrain whose 2.0L mill is aided by a small electric motor. In this case, power is sent to all four wheels via the CVT.

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First Drives2020 Subaru Crosstrek PHEV: In Need of Longer Range
Following an unsuccessful first attempt with the XV Crosstrek Hybrid in 2014, Subaru decided to come back with a more serious gas-electric product for the new decade. The 2020 Crosstrek PHEV, which uses a plug-in hybrid powertrain, actually went on sale last year in the U.S. as a 2019 model.
PreviewsFive Things to Know About the 2019 Subaru Crosstrek
It’s easy to understand why the Crosstrek became the automaker’s best-selling model in Canada in 2018, just ahead of the Forester. Redesigned for the 2018 model year, the Crosstrek enters 2019 with two small changes: a software update for the infotainment system and the addition of a dark blue paint …
Test Drives2018 Subaru Crosstrek: Trendy Contender
Back in 1994, sensing that sport utility vehicles were going to be popular, Subaru wisely took a Legacy wagon, jacked up the suspension, added body cladding and with a few more changes, created the Outback. Over the years, it’s become an alternative to big, clumsy SUVs and helped put Subaru …
Test Drives2018 Subaru Crosstrek: For High-Protein Diets
When I scheduled the 2018 Subaru Crosstrek for testing, Subaru Canada offered the choice between two vehicles, the one with the manual transmission, or the one with the continuously variable automatic transmission. Obviously, the market being what it is means nobody’s driving manuals these days. But the Crosstrek is aimed …
BlogThe Most Affordable AWD Sport-utility Vehicles in Canada
To confront our harsh winters, a vehicle equipped with an all-wheel drivetrain has an undeniable advantage. The biggest selection of affordably priced models is found in the small SUV segment, and every automaker offers at least one of them in their product line-up. The least-expensive AWD SUV currently on sale …
First Drives2018 Subaru Crosstrek: The Impreza Recipe Applied to the SUV
SANO, Japan – For our first encounter with the second-generation Crosstrek, Subaru brought us to its testing centre in Sano, Japan, where we were able to put this vehicle through its paces on asphalt and gravel roads. The vehicle, of course, looks like a genetically modified version of the Impreza, …
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 …

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NewsIs the Subaru Crosstrek Finally Getting a Bigger Engine?
If you’re among the many people who feel the current Subaru Crosstrek lacks muscle with a 2.0-litre engine rated at 152 horsepower, here’s some encouraging bit of news. According to a report by Automotive News , Subaru of America CEO Tom Doll announced at a dealer meeting that the Crosstrek …
RecallsNearly 80,000 Subaru Imprezas and Crosstreks are Being Recalled
Subaru Canada has announced two new recalls that involve nearly 80,000 Impreza and Crosstrek models across the country. In the first recall, which targets the 2017-2019 Impreza and 2018-2019 Crosstrek, 52,707 units are affected. Apparently, the engine control unit (ECU) may have been programmed incorrectly. As a result, the internal …
News2020 Subaru Impreza and Crosstrek Refreshed for More Value
For 2020, Subaru has made a number of revisions to two of its most popular vehicles, namely the Impreza compact sedan and hatchback, plus the Crosstrek sub-compact crossover. Despite the addition of new features, the former still costs less than $20,000 and retains the title of Canada’s most affordable AWD …
RecallsSubaru Recalls 135,000 Vehicles With a Braking Issue
Subaru has announced a recall on 135,814 vehicles in Canada due to a problem with the braking system. More specifically, their brake lamp switch could fail, which would cause the brake lamps not to turn on when the brake pedal is depressed. Needless to say, a malfunction of the brake …
New York2018 Subaru Crosstrek: Newer Than it Looks
Subaru fully revamped the Impreza sedan and hatchback for 2017. And yet the differences between the updated model and the previous generation aren’t immediately obvious. The changes are most noticeable inside the cabin and under the vehicle, where lies the all-new platform. For several years now, the Crosstrek has essentially …
Geneva2018 Subaru Crosstrek Revealed in Geneva
Exactly one year ago, Japanese brand Subaru unveiled the XV Concept at the Geneva Auto Show , a preview of what the next-generation Crosstrek would look like. It was now the production version’s turn to take the stage in Switzerland. Once again, the Crosstrek is based on the Subaru Impreza …

Videos

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Motoring TV
Review: 2018 Subaru Crosstrek
How well is the Subaru Crosstrek performing in the showroom? Recently in Canada, Crosstrek had its best month ever with sales up almost 65%. Graeme drives the newest flavour. (This segment originally aired on Motoring TV 2017 Episode #24) ***Watch complete episodes at motoringtv.com*** …
Video Reviews
Two-Minute Test Drive: 2016 Subaru Crosstrek
A friend called Two-Minute Test Drive host Russ Bond with a problem. With $30,000 to spend on a new vehicle for the family, he and his wife couldn't come to an agreement on a sports sedan or an SUV. So Russ suggested the most fair solution. "Hey, both of you …