2018 Subaru Crosstrek Review, Release Date

The 2018 Subaru Crosstrek is considered to be one of the safest cars, perfect for any outdoor activities that include any type of weather and any type of road. The 2018 Subaru Crosstrek is going to be spacious enough, easy to drive and very economical with a fair price.

The car is perfect for people that prefer enough room and want to own and affordable and economical car. This model of Subaru Crosstrek is considered to be stronger compared to the ones before and a bit larger.

2018 Subaru Crosstrek - front

2018 Subaru Crosstrek – Exterior Expectations and Luxurious Interior Design

When it comes to the exterior it has not changed much compared to the older version of the car. The 2018 Crosstrek is a half-inch longer and three-quarters of an inch wider. The Crosstrek will be available in unique colours including orange and khaki grey. Roof rails are very characteristic for the Crosstrek, allowing the owners to be able to carry bikes, boards and more. The main differences made are to the interior of the car.


The interior of the new 2018 Subaru Crosstrek now offers a larger space with very comfortable two-material seats made of fabrics that have a greater breathability. The outer visibility and safety are improved with the large windows and the EyeSight system. That includes automatic emergency braking, lane change assist, adaptive cruise control, high beam assist.

The new infotainment screen is now larger, very easy to use with a better resolution, without the need to put your eyes on the road while using it. The car will also include Bluetooth, Rare Vision Camera, Android Auto, Apple Car Play and more. The Blind Spot Detection is also available for the new Subaru Crosstrek, and it allows early detection of vehicles that are located in the blind spots and provides on-time alerts.

2018 Subaru Crosstrek - interior

2018 Subaru Crosstrek – Engine and Performance

The new XV Subaru Crosstrek will be using a horizontally opposed 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine. That makes 152 hp with a 145 lb-ft of torque in the US and 154 hp with a 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine in Europe. The XV Subaru Crosstrek will also probably get a hybrid variant. The XV Crosstrek will have greater off-road capacity thanks to the X-mode traction and Hill-descent control system, which makes this Subaru even safer than before.

This model will get better fuel economy numbers and better acceleration with CTV that powers an all-wheel system. The engine is more powerful with a more efficient fuel ejection than the one of the 2017 Subaru Crosstrek. Compared to the 2017 Subaru Crosstrek, the new one offers a much-reduced noise during the ride and fewer vibrations.

2018 Subaru Crosstrek - rear

2018 Subaru Crosstrek – Price and Release Date

It is still a bit early to discuss the price range for the new Crosstrek. Considering that the 2017 Subaru Crosstrek price ranged from 22,500$ to 26,000$. It is expected the XV Crosstrek to be around that price limit also.

The 2018 Subaru Crosstrek already made a debut at the Geneva Auto Show in March 2017, where the car was presented for the Europian market.

The Subaru Crosstrek 2018 is expected to make a debut in April 2017 at the New York Auto Show. And to get an official sale date sometime in September.


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