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2016 Subaru Crosstrek

At a Glance

Pricing $21,695 - $25,195
Drive Types AWD
Engines 2.0l H4
Transmissions CVT, M5
Fuel Economy 23-26 (city), 30-33 (highway)

Our Ratings

Velocity Index 52

Overview Information

The Subaru XV Crosstrek is small crossover derived from the Imprezza 5-door. With distinct styling, a higher ride height and roof-rack, the XV has a different appeal than the compact Imprezza and Subaru's compact SUV, the Forester. Power is provided by 2.0l four-cylinder horizontally opposed four-cylinder engine, giving the XV better fuel economy than the Forester. The XV Crosstrek is also offered with a hybrid gasoline/electric powertrain which increases fuel economy to 29/33 (city/hwy). Compared to other small crossovers on the market like the Nissan Juke, Buick Encore and Mini Countryman, the XV Crosstrek has more interior volume and cargo space. The XV is offered in Premium and Limited trim levels with prices starting in the low $20,000 range.

What Changed:

Hybrid model dropped

Official Word:

Subaru of America, Inc. today announced the introduction of the 2016 Crosstrek Special Edition. The Special Edition, in Pure Red, will be a limited production of 1,500 and will debut at the 2016 Chicago Auto Show. The versatile, fun-to-drive Crosstrek combines bold five-door design, a highly capable chassis and in-demand multimedia features. Standard Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive, high ground clearance (8.7 inches), 17-inch alloy wheels and ample room for passengers and cargo make the Subaru Crosstrek a...Read.

Model/Trim/Package Engine MPG VjI Base Price
Crosstrek 2.0i 2.0l H4 (148-bhp) M5 AWD 23/30/26 52 $21,695
Crosstrek 2.0i Premium 2.0l H4 (148-bhp) M5 AWD 23/30/26 52 $22,495
Crosstrek 2.0i Premium 2.0l H4 (148-bhp) CVT AWD 26/33/29 49 $23,495
Crosstrek 2.0i Limited 2.0l H4 (148-bhp) CVT AWD 26/33/29 49 $25,195