The Crosstrek XV follows a familiar Subaru formula: Take a popular passenger vehicle—in this case an Impreza—raise its ride height, add some moderate off-road capabilities and mix with rugged styling. Whether used as an urban warrior or to traverse unpaved roads in the back woods, the Crosstrek is ready for duty.
What's New for 2014
The optional navigation system has added smartphone integration available on the Premium and Limited models.
Choose Your Subaru XV Crosstrek
The five-door Crosstrek is powered by a 148-horsepower 2-liter engine that earns 25 mpg city and 33 mpg highway. The continuously variable transmission (CVT)—optional on the Premium and standard on the Limited—comes with paddle shifters and a six-speed "manual" mode that mimics traditional gearshifts.
All Crosstreks have all-wheel drive, and come in two trim levels:
Choosing between the Premium and Limited comes down to budget—both represent good value in an outstanding vehicle that's almost everything to everyone.