2013 Subaru XV Crosstrek Car Review Soup

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2013 Subaru XV Crosstrek

2013 Subaru XV Crosstrek

Subaru has a knack for the counterintuitive.

an outsider’s way to describe the 2013 XV an all-new entry from master of all-wheel drive and engines. But it would flummox insiders, who consider the tidy to be completely in keeping with tradition.

After all, is the company that stayed the when the industry stampeded truck-based sport utility more than a decade Instead of joining the herd, calmly went about its of delivering car-based utility that today are classified as

The idea behind the XV Crosstrek is to active customers with a low vehicle that can take to places others cannot

The designers and engineers took the mid-size Legacy sedans and wagons, jacked them up on suspension systems and gave a new, outdoorsy identity as Later they did the same the compact Impreza, and added models as well.

The only nod to the SUV craze came the introduction of the Forester, which was a crossover but looked more a truck. Then the company the bigger and more powerful Tribeca, which looked the part.

Against conventional Subaru locked onto success, even in the economically years of the recent recession. The had US sales of 266,989 in 2011 and is for 320,000 this year.

The behind the XV Crosstrek, according to McHale, Subaru’s corporate chief, is to provide active with a low priced vehicle can take them to places cannot tread.

That’s a of almost all Subaru products. for the new rear-drive BRZ sports coupe, all of the vehicles come standard all-wheel drive. They feature horizontally opposed in which the cylinders lie flat, to feet, on both sides of the instead of leaning or standing as in V or in-line engines.

Also called boxer or engines, they have a low and enable a lower center of for whatever vehicle they That’s the case with the new XV where it offsets the vehicle’s profile.

The Crosstrek stands four inches taller five feet, which it a higher driving position a typical sedan. But it’s easy to enter and exit, not at all a big SUV. The height enables clearance of 8.7 inches for some off-road duties.

The Subaru brag that it has slightly clearance than a Jeep Cherokee.

However, the Crosstrek the equipment for anything more than pockmarked logging There’s no hill descent or low range for crawling over wilderness. But it should easily blizzard conditions.

The Crosstrek is not a particularly powerful There’s only one engine: 148 four-cylinder connected to either a manual gearbox or a continuously automatic transmission (CVT). The seamlessly alters gear according to conditions.

There are no points.

The 2013 XV Crosstrek is an entry from Japan’s of all-wheel drive and boxer

It is mated to an all-wheel drive that automatically apportions to the wheels depending on conditions. AWD system is different from the one to the manual gearbox, which the power 50-50 between the and rear wheels.

With the the Crosstrek manages good EPA fuel economy of 25/33/28 to the gallon. It’s less the manual shifter: 23/30/26. claims the highway mileage the CVT is the best of any all-wheel drive

But that’s only true if you apply the crossover designation to the Sport, the Crosstrek’s garage which has a better fuel rating. However, it’s to avoid a comparison because the two are so similar.

In the Subaru lineup, the slots in between the Impreza hatchback and the somewhat larger and Forester. It is spun off the same as the Impreza, is similarly sized and and has almost the same interior and space.

For example, the Crosstrek is 14 7 inches long, an inch than the Impreza Sport It has passenger/cargo volume of 98/22 feet and weighs 3,175 The Impreza’s passenger/cargo volume is cubic feet and it weighs pounds.

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Yet the CVT-equipped 2013 city/highway fuel economy of miles to the gallon beats the 25/33.

The Crosstrek is 14 feet 7 long, an inch longer the Impreza Sport hatchback. It has volume of 98/22 cubic and weighs 3,175 pounds.

Except for the exterior styling, the real differences between the two are the Crosstrek is about four taller, giving it more of a appearance, and it has the 8.7 inches of ground or nearly three inches than the Impreza’s 5.9 inches.

The two also are similarly priced in upper ranges, with the less expensive in the lower The Crosstrek does not have a entry-level model. There are two trim levels: Premium and

The tester was a premium with the CVT and a system, which had an estimated price of $25,790.

All of that it seems likely that the and the Impreza hatchback will different groups of customers because they have a street presence and character, the Crosstrek getting the nod as a crossover


Model: 2013 XV Crosstrek Premium four-door utility vehicle.

Engine: horizontally opposed four-cylinder, 148

Transmission: Continuously variable

Overall length: 14 feet 7

EPA passenger/cargo volume: 98/22 feet.

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