Subaru XV 2012 car review aa co nz

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Subaru XV 2012 car review

New car Downsizing the SUV

Whether reality or just the way we perceive as Kiwis, most of us readily with the rugged outdoors and in times this extends to our vehicle purchasing patterns

SUV’s and 4×4’s, some of proportions, pound our city more than ever, but one car has an entire range aimed at the outdoor market with both large and small. with their All Wheel car and wagon line-up, quench our for outdoorsy lifestyle vehicles necessarily going overboard on

At the launch of the latest addition to the the XV (that’s ex-vee, not the Roman fifteen) Subaru of New Zealand Director Wally Dumper was upbeat about his company’s and smallest mini SUV-esque to hit our shores.

Although the original was to launch the Impreza ahead of the beefy looking XV, Japan’s tsunami brought a sudden to Impreza production. However in efficient Japanese fashion, the delayed Impreza production, the XV ahead as planned, bringing it to a couple of months ahead of

Catering for customer demand

the similarly beefed up Legacy the Outback being Subaru’s selling current model, Mr expects big things for the XV. Across all customers are opting for smaller so with XV interior dimensions ballooned, it’s likely the new Impreza derived model appeal to a wider audience, and Mr admits, this could some current Outback

Three models are offered, all by the new third generation 2.0 litre engine, producing 110kW/196Nm. reductions in component weight, a Active Valve Control (AVCS) and various other Subaru claims a 10% improvement in efficiency from the engine

Then there’s the new Subaru Transmission (SLT), or CVT to you and I, which a claimed saving of 10% over the four speed auto, the but stronger bodywork and the Auto Stop, all playing their in reducing fuel consumption.

power, more space, aerodynamic but less fuel

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body and under-body detailing to the improved fuel-efficiency too, streamlining of bumpers, the use of under-floor and optimised air flow assisted by air flaps. Claimed fuel is 7.0L/100km.

All models are equipped with 17 alloys, seven airbags a driver’s knee ‘bag, camera, Bluetooth, roof and front fog lights. Safety a Subaru strong suit, the XV has a 5 Star Euro NCAP rating.

The entry level XV can be had with a 6 speed manual at $38,990 or the SLT automatic trans at while the XV 2.0i-L and XV 2.0i-S in auto only with stickers of $44,990 and $48,990

The 2.0i-L adds dual climate air conditioning, leather wheel and gear lever, privacy glass, sat-nav and with the range-topping 2.0i-S heated leather seats, driver’s seat, HID headlights, pedals and other bright

Dynamically, the XV delivers everything come to expect from Despite the 220mm ground handling, stability and road-holding are and the ride is firm and comfortable.

Our drive programme around of Northland’s twisty back open state highways and gravel surfaces demonstrated the and rugged AWD compact hatch is capable on the blacktop or tough terrain.

With decent economy, a high degree of plenty of space and good manners, Subaru have hit the spot with this

Subaru XV Electric Cars
Subaru XV Electric Cars
Subaru XV Electric Cars
Subaru XV Electric Cars
Subaru XV Electric Cars
Subaru XV Electric Cars
Subaru XV Electric Cars
Subaru XV Electric Cars

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