New 2015 Subaru XV Crosstrek is a modest hatchback that enables efficient driving, and additional features and capabilities.
This car can be purchased in standard trim levels like 2.0i Limited, Premium and 2.0i, and hybrid versions like Hybrid Touring and ordinary Hybrid.
It is based on Subaru Impreza, but it has more heightened and solid appearance. It has slightly higher ground clearance (8.7 inches), flared fenders and mounted roof rails. There are also certain mechanical alterations including changes in suspension. Inside it provides amazing cargo capacity for all the stuff necessary for your travels: from camping accessories to snowboard equipment to just things for your picnic. Dashboard looks somewhat sporty with a combination of style and pragmatism. Seats are upholstered with rougher materials.
Standard 2015 Subaru XV Crosstrek is equipped with horizontally opposed Subaru Boxer 2.0 liter engine with four cylinders and with 148 horsepower. 2.0i Premium and ordinary 2.0i feature 5-speed manual as a standard. CVT comes as optional on Premium and standard on Limited. Hybrid models drive using the same engine; however, electric motor is added. Total output is increased up to 160 horsepower. Four-wheel drive configuration comes as standard on all versions of Crosstrek.
Ordinary Crosstrek can accelerate in 9.9 seconds from zero to 60 mph; Hybrid – in 10 seconds, which is quite average time. As for fuel economy, 26/34 (city/highway) mpg when using CVT and 23/31 mileage when using manual transmission. Hybrid has surely the best fuel efficiency specs – 30/34 mpg.
Price is once again not so high – 2015 Subaru XV Crosstrek MSRP starts from $21,595.