Subaru XV Crosstrek

Don’t be fooled by the name, this car is the same as the Subaru XV you get in Europe only in America it’s called the Subaru XV Crosstrek.

Now if you are not familiar with the XV itself, the Subaru XV is Subaru’s new generation crossover vehicle that made its world premiere at the 64th Frankfurt Motor Show in September 2011. Named “Subaru XV Crosstrek” in the US market, it will debut at the 2012 New York International Auto Show. The car is a great crossover with features that are more functional than, you know, sporty and visually appealing.

The XV is an very tough car for its size and functionality, but then Subaru’s always were tough and incredibly well-made car. The XV tries to add more appeal by being more sporty and what not, but at the end of the day, it’s not an Evoque, is it!


Subaru press release:

This compact crossover SUV features a stylish design and provides an enjoyable drive. It is well balanced with roomy and convenient interior. While maintaining its standard all-wheel drive, the Subaru XV Crosstrek employs the 2.0 liter Horizontally-Opposed Boxer engine and Lineartronic (CVT) and achieves a highway fuel economy of 33 mpg* – making it the most fuel-efficient all-wheel drive crossover vehicle in the US. It also offers good rough road capability due to its 8.7 inches of ground clearance, which is higher than many of its competitors’.
* Achieved 33 miles per gallon for highway mileage according to Subaru in-house data.

Two grades, “Premium” and “Limited”, will be available in the US. The “Limited” model employs comprehensive infotainment equipments such as the multi-function navigation system with a 6.1-inch touch screen display.

The press conference is scheduled at the Subaru booth on April 5, 2012 at 9.55h.
Under the brand statement “Confidence in Motion”, Subaru brand always inspires confidence with customers through its commitment to “engineering excellence”. With the core ideal of “engineering excellence”, Subaru continues to provide customers with “Enjoyment and Peace of Mind” in all Subaru products.

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