The XV Crosstrek is an all-new model for Subaru, a mini-SUV that slots in below the Outlander. Read full review
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The XV Crosstrek's styling comes off as very modern, without a hard corner in sight. Read full review
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Subaru equips the XV Crosstrek with its 2-liter four-cylinder engine, making 148 horsepower and 145 pound-feet of torque. Read full review
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Up close, the XV Crosstrek seems more hatchback than SUV. Most people can look right over the top of the car, but it remains roomy inside. Read full review
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As with every model except the BRZ, the XV Crosstrek comes standard with Subaru's all-wheel-drive system. Read full review
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The XV Crosstrek is a very practical design, with plenty of cargo space behind the rear seats. Read full review
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Fold the rear seats down, and the cargo space increases substantially. Read full review
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In the Premium trim, the XV Crosstrek gets manually adjustable cloth seats. The Limited trim gets leather. Read full review
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The curve of the front seat backs allows extra knee room for the passengers in the rear seats. Read full review
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There are very few options available on the XV Crosstrek. In Premium trim, you can add navigation and a sunroof. There are many dealer accessories available as well. Read full review
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Like most modern cars, the XV Crosstrek uses an electric power steering system. Read full review
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The buttons on the steering wheel spokes let you control the stereo, phone, and voice command systems. Read full review
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An instant fuel economy gauge at the bottom of the tachometer can coach you to more efficient driving. Read full review
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The home screen of the optional navigation head unit combines the audio and map screens on the 6.1-inch touch screen. Read full review
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The navigation system's maps show in 2D or perspective views. Read full review
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The navigation system uses live traffic data to help you avoid traffic jams. Read full review
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One odd little feature is this world time map. Read full review
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The phone system not only integrates with a paired phone's contact list, but it can receive text messages from a few types of phones. Read full review
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The head unit includes an HD Radio tuner. Read full review
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You can play music from a USB drive with this system. Read full review
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The XV Crosstrek's stereo lacks simple bass and treble controls, but offers this seven-band graphic equalizer with five presets. Read full review
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The rear-view camera does not show distance or trajectory lines, but will still help when parking. Read full review
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