Subaru Crosstrek Features –
- Keyless access with push-button start
- EyeSight Driver Assist Technology
- Standard rear-vision camera
- 8.7 inches of ground clearance
Crosstrek comes with 60/40-split fold-down rear seats, so you can fit three in the back with both rear seat-backs up or fold a seat down for extra cargo space.
Standard roof rails provide additional cargo-carrying capability. They’re compatible with just about everything you need for a day trip or weekend getaway, including accessory attachments for kayaks, bikes, skis and cargo carriers.
What are critics saying about the Subaru Crosstrek?
Subaru has gone its own way for decades, selling all-wheel-drive passenger vehicles when no one else was, courting snow-belt driving enthusiasts and using an engine type — the “flat” or “boxer” configuration — that only one other carmaker, Porsche, has embraced. With the 2016 Subaru Crosstrek, the automaker continues to do its own thing. Unlike other compact crossovers, the Crosstrek is fundamentally a car, an Impreza hatchback, to be specific, with beefed-up suspension components, a higher ride height and tougher-looking styling. As such, it pairs the maneuverability of a small hatchback with genuine off-road talents, and it also offers the unusual option of a gas-electric hybrid powertrain. Read More >>
Car and Driver –
The funky XV Crosstrek is essentially a tall, wagon version of the Impreza, looking almost cool with its big wheels, high ground clearance, and body cladding. The interior, however, still suffers from an uninspired combination of bland design and plasticitis. All-wheel drive is standard; power comes from a weak four-cylinder engine mated to a five-speed manual (standard) or CVT (optional). The hybrid version’s powertrain is unrefined, but costs more and is slower than the regular model. Read More >>